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For the most up to date information on my screenwriting projects and contest placements, you can check out my Coverfly profile:

POE: THE BEGINNING
Feature - Horror

Logline: In 1830s Baltimore, a grieving Edgar Allan Poe must team up with his mysterious young cousin to defeat a supernatural being that killed his fiancée
and threatens the world with a deadly plague.

                               

POE: THE BEGINNING blends the life and fiction of Edgar Allan Poe.

 

PENNY DREADFUL meets FROM HELL. 

Accolades:

Poe: the Beginning placed in the semifinals of the Season 6 Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards (Feb. 2022).

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LIBEL
Half-hour Pilot - Comedy

Co-written by Nathan S.M. Knapp and Chris Davis

Logline: A down-on-his-luck college professor anonymously self-publishes his scandalous personal journal as a work of fiction. It becomes a best-seller, but he can’t take any credit without getting sued and losing everything.

                               

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Accolades:

Libel placed in the quarterfinals of the Season 5 Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship (March 2022) with an invitation to a networking event at the Sundance Film Festival. 

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THE DEVIL'S DOOR
Short - Horror

Logline: After finding disturbing footage of a failed paranormal investigation, a troubled young man is haunted and drawn to the site of the tragedy.

                               

The Devil's Door is my directorial debut and I'm hoping to premiere the film in the Fall of 2022. For more information, click here.  

SHAKESPEARE'S NOT DEAD
Half-hour Pilot - Comedy

Series Logline: A frustrated screenwriter uses a time machine to bring back the greatest writers of all time to help him write a script good enough to sell.

 

Pilot Logline: When a talentless screenwriter finds his uncle’s time machine, he uses it to bring back William Shakespeare as his writing partner.

GRIND & SPIN
Half-hour Pilot - Comedy

Series Logline: An amateur cyclist and his athletically gifted best friend make a last ditch effort to turn pro. This means recruiting a ragtag group of misfits who have to learn how to ride as a team, undo childhood trauma, and defeat their unscrupulous bougie rivals.

ORPHANS OF LIBERTY
Feature - Action

Logline: Popular terrorist bounty hunter is falsely accused and must use all his training to escape from rival bounty hunter teams while trying to clear his name.

ORPHANS OF LIBERTY is an adaptation of my debut novel and features heart-pounding car chases, hilarious paranoid conspiracy theorists, and dark revelations about the twisted politics in this possible America.

 

THE BOURNE IDENTITY meets V FOR VENDETTA.

ASHES TO ASHES
Short - Horror

Logline: happily married couple's life becomes a nightmare after bringing home a cursed object.

THE RING meets HEREDITARY.

GRIND & SPIN
Feature - Comedy

Logline: undrafted football star joins an uninspired cycling team as his only way to become a pro athlete and as the team's only chance of surviving in the competitive world of pro cycling.

GRIND & SPIN is a comedic look into the world of professional road cycling.

 

NACHO LIBRE meets COOL RUNNINGS

ALTERNATIVE
Pilot - Half-hour Comedy

Logline: first year teacher enters the world of Alternative Education, struggling to connect and mentor an eclectic group of teenagers.

ALT ED is an on-going half-hour dramedy featuring characters who struggle through the usual pitfalls of high school, while balancing mental health issues and learning disabilities.

THE OFFICE meets ATYPICAL.

REPAIRMAN JACK: THE NIGHTWORLD SAGA

Pilot - Hour-long Supernatural Thriller

Logline: an urban mercenary operating in the criminal underworld of New York City is unwillingly recruited as a defender of earth in a war spanning the cosmos.

REPAIRMAN JACK: THE NIGHTWORLD SAGA is an adaptation of the popular book series by F. Paul Wilson. Beacon Pictures holds the option on the first book in the series, THE TOMB (and the characters).

JACK REACHER meets SUPERNATURAL.

HEALED*

FEATURE - HORROR

Logline: a quadriplegic man is offered the chance to be healed if he agrees to murder.

 

HEALED* follows in the the tradition of anti-hero fiction, as the protagonist, Everton, becomes a darker and darker version of himself as one justification leads to another.

FAUST meets DEXTER.