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A Pill To Die For

Dr. Pablo Gerstein saw his only brother gunned down 15 years ago; now he's left witness protection to tackle the LA fentanyl crisis and seek vengeance on the ruthless drug lord responsible for both.

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  • Los Angeles Cinematography Awards (LACA)
    Los Angeles, California
    May 27, 2023
    Best Screenplay
  • The Wiki Screenplay Contest
    Santa Barbara, CA
    June 12, 2023
  • Los Angeles Film Awards
    Los Angeles, CA
    June 13, 2023
    Best Drama Screenplay
  • Los Angeles Film Awards
    Los Angeles, California
    June 23, 2023
    Best First Time Screenwriter
  • Santa Barbara Screenplay Awards Diverse Writers Outrea
    Santa Barbara, California
    July 20, 2023
    Semi-Finalist Best Feature Screenplay
  • Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards
    Santa Barbara, California
    July 15, 2023
    Honorable Mention
  • New York International Film Awards
    New York
    August 9, 2023
    Best Drama Script
Writer Biography - Claudia Dato

Claudia Dato has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Chico State University and has studied criminology and victimology. She's worked in government for over 30 years in a variety of positions including senior project manager and sexual assault response team coordinator for the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office.

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