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To create innovative, immersive, well-crafted stories that are highly entertaining, artistically stimulating, and infinitely imaginative.
-GODS OF NEVERLAND (Dark Fantasy/ Adventure) — One hundred years after the fall of Captain Hook, Peter Pan and his gang confront a dark, cosmic force that threatens to destroy their world. (available)
–THE ASTRID EXPERIENCE (romantic dramedy) — A recovering alcoholic writer meets a free spirited actress when he helps her out of a difficult situation at a casting studio. To thank him, she invites him to a party, kicking off a magical, all-night adventure through Los Angeles that shows him he has something more worth living for. (produced by Noblehooks Productions and Unlimited Power)
-EVERY LAST DROP (Teen-Horror/ Slasher/ Psychological Thriller) — An aspiring young novelist — obsessed with writing the most horrifying novel all time — finds himself in psychological turmoil when the lines between story and reality begin to overlap (In Production with Every Last Drop, LLC)
-THE CINERANIMO VALLEY THEATRE (Comedy) — An eccentric group of employees must push through a barrage of mishaps in order to band together and open a midnight premiere at their theatre. (available)
-INFINITE LIMITS (Crime-Thriller) — A savvy, streetwise detective enlists the help of a pretty philosophy genius to help him hunt down a serial killer that’s been using paradoxes to kill his victims. (available)
–THE HARDEST WEEKEND (Sex-Comedy) — When the world’s favorite billionaire-socialite parties too hard with Dan Bilzarian and contracts an STD that can literally kill him upon arousal, the traditional college experience transforms into a non-stop, fight for his life, survival game against thousands of adoring women, in what becomes the hardest weekend he could have ever imagined. (available)
-ADOLESCENCE (Coming of Age Drama) — A teenager from and abusive household falls in love with a free-spirited runaway that leads him into the fast-lane lifestyle of drugs and addiction. (produced by Winterstone Pictures, formerly Alchemy Pictures, LLC)
–RISE (Drama) — A burgeoning, Los Angeles based pastor is forced to counsel a young woman who holds knowledge about his past that could destroy him. (Once optioned. Stage play won the 2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Available.)
-PLAND (Dramedy/ Coming of Age/ Road Film) — Two young actors and a free-spirited photographer take a road trip from Los Angeles to Portland, OR in order to get back at an ex-girlfriend, only to find a much deeper purpose on the open road. (available)
–TWENTYSOMETHING. LOS ANGELES, CA (Dramedy/ Coming-of-Age) — While experiencing minor inner-city fame, a successful twenty-four year old playwright attempts to juggle a series of ‘highly unique relationships’ as he searches for love in Los Angeles, CA. (available)
-JOHNNY SENDERS AND THE TIME SHAPERS (Action/Adventure) — The son of a legendary gunfighter is recruited by an elite group of warriors to jump through time to year 2187 to join in a battle for the human race. (available)
-SUNSET MOVES (Neo-Noir/Mystery) — When young, hard-nosed, LA native’s ex-girlfriend suddenly and mysteriously disappears, he is forced deep into the underbelly, noir-society of Los Angeles in pursuit of what he values most in the world — the life of a girl (available)
-THE HOLLYWOOD LEGITIMATE (Crime-Thriller/ Neo-Noir/ Drama) — A young, hotshot reporter is thrown deep into the underbelly of Hollywood’s underground to investigate the disappearance of a famous person that has gone missing. (available)
-THE ACADEMIC NORTHWEST (Dramedy/ Coming of Age) — When a graduate school bound valedictorian doesn’t get into NYU, his entire wold collapses, until he falls in with a group of Northwest Socialites that show him how to make it in the ‘real world, and give him the type education he could never learn in school. (available)
-PAINTING THE ROSES RED (Psychological Teen thriller) — The teenage son of a deceased rock star seeks to start a new life with his mother and sister in the Pacific Northwest, where he gets involved in the manipulative dealings of a beautiful and seductive young woman. (available)
-SETH AND MASON SELL A SCREENPLAY (Dramedy/ Coming of Age) — Two young twenty-something actors, tired of their lack of control in the entertainment industry, decide to focus their efforts on selling a screenplay in an attempt to make it to the big time. (available)
-ADOLF HITLER AND THE DREAM COMMITTEE (Sci-fi/ Fantasy) — A young college student ventures into the magical world of lucid dreaming in order to attend an exclusive event where the infamous Adolf Hitler is rumored to appear. (available)
-WITHOUT DISGUISE (Psychological Thriller/Romance) – Produced by Content Mode Magazine.
-MIDNIGHT PROGRAM (Psychological Thriller/ Mystery) – When a white collar office drone follows a pretty, young photographer into a crime scene, he comes to realize that his seemingly uneventful life might not be as boring and innocent as he thought in this Jekyll and Hyde crime-thriller. (Once optioned. Now available)
-THE NIGHT CAPTAIN (Psychological Thriller/ Mystery) — An aging bellman works night shifts at a mysterious hotel in hopes of finding his daughter that disappeared from the same hotel fifteen years prior. (in production with Pictoclik Pictures)
-MY AMERICAN MUSE (Dramedy) — Explores the intersection of falling in love, heartbreak and artistic inspiration from the perspective of a young man coming into his own as an artist. (produced by Chapman Films)
-PLUNGE (Coming of Age Drama) —During the summer of their lives, two young men cope with growing up amidst tragedy as they conflict over the idea of death, what death is, and what death ultimately means in this coming of age drama. (produced by Nineteen Films)
-RISE — Produced by Zenith Ensemble Theatre Group. *Won ‘Best World Premiere’ at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Voted top 10 theatre productions in Los Angeles for 2012 by Bitter Lemons. Once optioned for screen development by BeebCo Entertainment. Stage play is available for publication and/or for theatre production.
–THE ABSENCE OF SOUND — produced by A Working Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Part of a 24-hour play festival featuring only Award-Winning writers.
-TRUE GRANDEUR — published by Magic Hour Press.
SHORT STORIES/ MUSIC VIDEOS/ OTHER
–HIPPY GIRL — wrote/directed/produced music video for artist John That.
–SIENNA (short story)
-VAMPIRE GIRL (short story)
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Height: 6’0 Weight: 140 Hair: Dark Blonde Eyes: Blue
THE ASTRID EXPERIENCE Lead/ Chase Abbott Also Writer/Director
EVERY LAST DROP (Pre-Prod) Supporting Also Writer/Producer
SUNSET MOVES (Development) Lead/ Kyle Brennan Also Writer/Producer
UNFRIENDED Supporting/ Stoner Universal Studios
HOLLYWOOD BY NIGHT Lead/ The Artist Also Writer/Director
FAITH AND OTHER WEAPONS Lead/ Josh Produced by Cooper Hefner
PLUNGE Lead/ Wendell Also Writer/Director
SUMMERLAND Lead/ Travis Pasadena ACD
BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE Lead/ Oswald Chapman MFA Thesis
GET TO THE GIG Lead/ Raphael LMU Thesis
DEEPEST BLUE OF THE SKY Lead/ Chief Pasadena ACD
LAST NIGHT Lead USC MFA
THIS IS OUR YOUTH Lead/ Dennis PSU Theatre Department
THE ZOO STORY Lead/ Jerry PSU Theatre Department
AX7 (SO FAR AWAY) Lead/ Teen Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Fuse Network
BRITISH SEA POWER Lead/ Adam MTV, BBC
START BUTTON Lead/ Tom NYFA
Saul Kotzubei Voice Intensive Fitzmaurice Technique Los Angeles, CA
The Berg Studios Classical/ Yale Los Angeles, CA
Mariko Ballentine Workshop Commercial Los Angeles, CA
Portland State Theatre Uta Hagen Portland, OR
SPECIAL SKILLS/ ABILITIES
Professional Driving (Advanced), Skateboarding (Intermediate), Wakeboarding/ Wakeskating (intermediate), Experience playing in Bands — Drum Set (Intermediate), Guitar (Intermediate), Vocals/singing (natural tenor)