Screenplays

SCREENSHOTS (2020)
– Feature Narrative Fiction, 99 pages.

Logline: On Christmas eve, a high school dropout has three days to find his missing father and win the heart of the wealthy heiress he is blackmailing.

Genre: romance, comedy, coming of age… also… a Christmas tale. 🎄

TURN THE TIDE (2018)
– Feature Narrative Fiction, 105 pages.
– Final Draft screenwriting contest finalist.

Logline: Unjustly accused of the accidental killing of a child by a stray bullet, a teenage skateboarder teams up with a black transgender moneylender to ferret out the real culprit; that is, before the child’s mother goes on the hunt herself.

Genre: Drama-comedy.

Feedback
: “Turn the Tide is like some sort of surrealistic fever dream; it tackles highly current events while being a timeless coming of age story, while also being a journey of revenge and repentance. What’s so interesting about this script is that it has the frenetic energy of someone telling you an outrageous story while also taking the time to highlight the setting and vibe of the city around the characters. It’s reminiscent of a Harmony Korine film in the sense that it’s a funhouse mirror for a world that a lot of Americans choose to ignore”. – Blue Cat Screenplay competition feedback. 

THE DOORWOMAN (2017)
Episodic Narrative: 12 episodes.
– Pilot, treatment, and show bible available.
– Unproduced: contact estelle@myriadefilms.com for inquiries.

Logline: Drawn into a murder case at a luxury rental building with mixed-income tenants, a doorwoman is enlisted by the FBI detective in charge to navigate these complex social strata.

Genre: Thriller, social satire.

ACCORDING TO HER (2016)
– Feature Narrative Fiction, 95 pages.
– Produced (2016).
– Released in English (2017) and French (2018).

Logline: Love, motherhood and a musical career strike dissonant chords in this dark tale of a young Russian woman who tries to keep her balance among wealthy French expats in New York.

Genre: Drama, social satire.

 

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