ScreenwritingU Alum, Ron Meade, ( ProSeries 38, MSC 2 ), had his screenplay optioned by Troy Ashford, from Maxximum Pictures in Atlanta, GA. The project is currently in development. This marks the fourth option Ron has had for his feature and TV pilot scripts. Congratulations, Ron!
ScreenwritingU Alum, Thomas Brian Scott, (ProSeries 44, MSC 10 ), has his romantic comedy A BILLION TO ONE optioned by Producer Tyler Maddox of Maddox Entertainment in Los Angeles. While in the Master Screenwriter Certificate Program, Scott marketed the script and connected with the producer. The project is now in development. Congratulations, Tom!
ScreenwritingU Alum, Greg Paul , (ProSeries 48, MSC 7), was hired by producer Steve Stanulis, to rewrite the teaser and create the Bible and Pitch book for the THE FIFTH BOROUGH. This work resulted in a development deal at NBC/Universal. Principal photography is complete and the feature is now in post production. Greg is also
ScreenwritingU Alum, Rory White, (ProSeries 40, MSC 8) makes deal with producer Pedro Lucero to shoot “proof of concept” on his screenplay HUMMINGBIRD, starring Lance E. Nichols (Into The Badlands). The writers and producers have created a unique team in order to address the real issue of suicide in the transgender community. The script is written
ScreenwritingU Alum, Terri Emerson, (ProSeries 44, MSC 9), was hired to write the feature film, Bernie the Dolphin, based on a treatment by producers Marty Poole and Tony Armer. Terri was on her weekly group coaching call in the Master Screenwriter Certificate Program when she received a text from the producer requesting a meeting. She
ScreenwritingU Alum, Heidi Stangeland, (ProSeries 54, MSC 7), has her script THE LOST SON, optioned by producer, Péter Engert. Heidi connected with the producer while marketing her script in the MSC program. The project is currently in production. We’re very excited for you, Heidi!
ScreenwritingU Alum, Lisa Marie Sandoval, ( ProSeries 45, MSC 4), was hired by Mark Maine, of Angelic Pictures to write a feature-length screenplay for a studio movie called THE CLUB. THE CLUB is a crime drama and part of a multi-project deal currently slated for distribution. Lisa is also in talks with the producer about current
ScreenwritingU Alum, Drew Foerster, (ProSeries 17, MSC 5), has signed a management deal with Angie Crawford of Purple Skull Management. Drew’s MSC classmate, James Moorer, (ProSeries 49, MSC 5) recommended Drew. Previous to this success, his feature ROCK DAD was optioned by producer Susan Dynner and is being developed into a sit-com. His feature SEVEN TEDLY SINS
ScreenwritingU Alum, Laree Griffith, ( ProSeries 25, MSC 1), was hired by Linda Palmer Cardone, of Runaway Productions, to rewrite the feature film TURNOVER. The project is currently being filmed in Long Beach CA and stars Riker Lynch, (Glee), Paul Guilfoyle, (CSI, The Good Fight), and Donna Mills, (Knots Landing). Laree’ met producer Linda Palmer
Ron Chepesiuk (ProSeries 55 and MSC 4) has signed with manager Matthew Valentinas to represent him in all creative projects. This includes screenplays, books, articles, documentaries, consultancies and TV appearances. Before their initial meeting, Matthew Valentinas had followed Ron’s writing career and was a fan of his writing. See Valentinas’ client list on IMDBpro. Ron currently has one project