ScreenwritingU Alum David Jones (ProSeries 44) had his horror script PASSENGERS optioned by Matthew Grant Godbey of CineFocus Productions. Attached to direct the film is Diana Valentine (NCIS: LA, Criminal Minds, Nip/Tuck ) The project is funded and David is currently doing rewrites. CineFocus Productions has also signed David on as a salaried screenwriter to
Sean Cunningham one of the creators of the cult classic, Friday the 13th has come on board as Executive Producer on ScreenwritingU Alum Nicole Jones Dion’s (ProSeries 19, MSC2) screenplay THE ELEVATOR GAME based on a true story. Nicole previously worked with the legendary horror producer and director Sean Cunningham when he hired her in
ScreenwritingU Alum Jeff Gress (ProSeries 54, MSC 5) has landed representation with manager Olga Nerey of Dapper Bird Entertainment. Jeff connected with Olga during the marketing phase of the Master Screenwriter Certificate Program. Great News, Jeff!
ScreenwritingU Alum Delia Colvin’s (ProSeries 49, MSC 4) thriller, RADAR CONTACT was optioned by Kim Furst of Kilo Foxtrot Films. Kim Furst is an award-winning director/producer. Harrison Ford has starred in her last three films. Delia wrote the first draft of RADAR CONTACT as part of the development team for ScreenwritingU’s MASTERING THE THRILLER GENRE.
ScreenwritingU Alum, Tom Freyer (ProSeries 45, MSC 4) signs with manager Kathy Muraviov, of The Muraviov Company. Tom is an optioned screenwriter who specializes in writing thrillers and actions based or inspired by true stories. Well Done, Tom!
ScreenwritingU Alum Missy Cohen-Fyffe (ProSeries 33, MSC 4) has landed representation with Stephanie Rogers of Stephanie Rogers & Associates. Missy, credits SU’s Master Screenwriter Certificate Program for not only elevating her writing but also preparing her to enter the industry at a professional level. Congratulations, Missy!
ScreenwritingU Alum, Christian Wick (ProSeries 50, MSC 4) had his action screenplay SURVIVING SYRIA optioned by producer Rodrigo Galavis. Christian wrote the screenplay in ScreewritingU’s Master Screenwriter Certificate program and connected with the producer during the marketing phase. The project is currently in development. Great News, Christian!
ScreenwritingU Alum, Bill Mitchell ( ProSeries 31 – MSC 4) has his comedy screenplay optioned by producer Dave Hoptman. Bill wrote the script in ScreenwritingU’s Master Screenwriter Certificate Program and connected with producer Dave Hoptman during the marketing phase of the program. They had a face-to-face meeting, and Hoptman optioned the screenplay. The project is
ScreenwritingU Alum, Margaret Riseley (ProSeries 21 and MSC4) lands representation with Rick Raftos, at Rick Raftos Management. In addition to landing representation, Margaret recently had her script WOUNDED (a thriller she wrote during ScreenwritingU’s Master Screenwriting Certificate Class) optioned by Helen Morrison. Margaret has optioned multiple screenplays, 2015 KISSING DYNAMITE optioned by Clare Katavich at