A suicidal navigator allies himself with a slave on an overloaded ship after crew members begin taking orders from the ships only passenger who is planning a murderous scheme.
2016, 2017, and 2018 Second Rounder at the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition
2017 Quarterfinalist at the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
2017 Quarterfinalist at the BlueCat Screenplay Competition
A true-life criminal Forrest Gump convinces two young gay miscreants to burn down a competing gay bar which affects his life only after theirs are ruined.
2017 Second Rounder at the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Rated 8.5/10 (Recommended + High Marketability) on WeScreenplay
Rated 8/10 on Blacklist
When a coal mine closes in on an African-American farming community in the Depression-era midwest, a burnt-out County Sheriff must solve a lynching that tears apart one family while touching his own.
2018 Second Rounder at the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Joe's love for cinema began in his teens as an usher in a Chicago movie house where he would sneak his friends only into those movies that he considered were good movies (apologies to General Cinema Corporation).
An award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction stories and articles and a popular public speaker, Joe credits his Irish roots for his love of story-telling and being able to embellish a tale with funny details, poignant circumstances, and memorable characters.
Besides writing, his other creative outlets include animation, music, web, and graphic design. His left noodle interests include programming, technology, science, and mapping.
Jason had a brief stint as a Production Assistant in Hollywood, getting a feel for the industry and a drive to get his own projects into production.