March 7, 2013: Don Macnab-Stark Scores Two Screenwriting Deals!
Screenwriter Don Macnab-Stark (ProSeries 6) has recently optioned "The Virgin Snatchers," a thriller that deals with sex-trafficking, to Soma Films. Don also entered into a development deal with Starfront Pictures on a high concept horror story (sorry can't give the title – the concept is in the name!). On this one, Starfront picked up the option
Screenwriter Joan Macbeth (ProSeries 37) has been attached by producer Michael Gruskoff (My Favorite Year, Young Frankenstein, Quest for Fire) to adapt Jennie Shortridge's best-selling novel, "When She Flew," into a screenplay.The book "When She Flew" is a best seller and was inspired by true events. It follows the story of a by-the-book policewoman who
Screenwriter Vincent Fahy (ProSeries 30) has signed with The Monteiro Rose Dravis agency. Monteiro Rose Dravis' client list includes Suzanne Collins, writer of "The Hunger Games", and Brian Zelznick, writer of HUGO.The representation came about through a collaboration inside the ScreenwritingU Alumni. Originally, Vincent had been hired to write the Cindy McCoy "Roller Derby Queen"
Screenwriter Marie Jones (ProSeries 38) and her partner, Larry Flaxman, just optioned two projects to Bruce Lucas Films, 19 HZ and AURORA.Bruce Lucas and Marie met through the InkTip Newsletter, and have built a relationship through the year culminating in these options, with plans for more deals. 19 HZ, paranormal thriller, is already in development with Bruce Lucas. AURORA, a
Laree’ D. Griffith (ProSeries 26) was one of the writers on the movie HALLOWEEN PARTY that just qualified for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.The announcement came out yesterday, after producer Linda Palmerspearheaded an innovative marketing campaign to get the movie considered for a possible Academy Award. The song “Voodoo” was written and performed by Nashville songwriters CJ Watson and