Proxima Makes Nicholl Fellowships Quarterfinals

Last week the quarter-finalists for the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowhips in Screenwriting was announced; my sci-fi feature script “Proxima” is among them! According to the Academy’s (of Oscar fame) numbers, 379 scripts of the 7,511 total entries made the quarterfinal list. This is a long way from making the finalist list but, even if “Proxima” … Continue reading

Short Film Wins Audience Choice

I had the pleasure of teaming up once again with Alden Miller and Zodiac Cinema for the 2014 Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City Fiery Wheel-Of-Film competition. Our randomly-selected genre, “Corporate Training Film,” was an odd one but we accepted the challenge. The gamble paid off! “Welcome to Parenthood,” for which I wrote the script, placed … Continue reading

Proxima Places in Fresh Voices 2013 Competition

I am proud to announce that “Proxima,” one of my sci-fi feature scripts, has placed 3rd in its genre in the 2013 Fresh Voices screenplay competition. It also won the “Best Screen Chemistry” spotlight award. While I certainly would prefer to have placed higher, I am nonetheless excited to receive recognition for a unique and … Continue reading