The Color Of The Puck

Amidst the backdrop of the American civil rights movement, Canadian Willie O'Ree overcomes racial prejudice and a career-threatening injury to become "the Jackie Robinson of hockey," the first black man to play in the National Hockey League.

  • Mark Golik
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Screenplay
  • Genres:
    Biographical, True Story
  • Number of Pages:
    116
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • First-time Screenwriter:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • American Zoetrope

    Quarterfinalist
  • FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

    Finalist
  • Extreme Screenwriting Contest

    Finalist
  • All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival

    Finalist
  • AceFest Great American Screenplay Contest

    Finalist
  • Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition

    Quarterfinalist
  • Canada International Film Festival Screenplay Contest

    Finalist
  • Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

    Quarterfinalist
  • ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Script Contest

    Semifinalist
  • Black Screenplays Matter Screenwriting Competition

    Semifinalist
  • Houston International Sports Film Festival
    Houston, Texas
    May 1, 2021
    Bronze Award (3rd Place)
Writer Biography - Mark Golik

Driven by a lifetime passion that’s become full-time occupation, optioned screenwriter Mark Golik seeks to develop marketable stories that explore the inner commonality of humankind. Tales with unique, compelling characters thrust into extraordinary situations who find a way to see themselves – for good or bad – in their adversaries and in one another.

Specializing in true stories and adaptations – including many off the beaten path – Mark is open to assignment work in all genres. Steeled with an extensive background in marketing and corporate communications, he’s also an invaluable savvy partner to have on board throughout the production process.

Mark is a past presenter at the annual Creative Screenwriting Expo in Los Angeles, and is available for speaking engagements, seminars, workshops, panel discussions and other presentations for large and small groups. Topics include: Breaking in from Outside L.A., Crafting the Perfect Logline, and Making Your Query Letter Pitch Perfect.

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