Following a 30-year career in investments, Mike has completed four Feature screenplays, three T.V. Pilots and a Short. He has collected fifteen screenwriting awards and has one script in Development. Mike also writes children's stories.
"Twelve Arrows" is a Western, circa 1871. A Boston Preacher gives up everything in a dangerous quest to evangelize a Lakota Sioux Tribe out on the Frontier. There, he finds his destiny. Her name is Setting Sun. WINNER, Best Feature Script at the Paris Play Film Festival, April 2021. WINNER, Best Faith-Based Feature Screenplay, Marina del Rey Film Festival, July 2021. HONORABLE MENTION, Santa Barbara Int'l Screenplay Awards, 2021. SELECTED FOR FESTIVAL, Chandler Int'l Film Festival, 2021. A one-hour Pilot has also been made based on the Feature Script.
"Battle for Eden 1: Accept Your Destiny" begins a Horror/Thriller franchise pitting Satan in a battle of wills against a 19-year-old woman with our future at stake. SELECTED FOR FESTIVAL, Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes, 2020, and SEMI-FINALIST, L.A. Crime & Horror Film Festival, 2021. Mike also adapted this into a T.V. Pilot which was awarded three times as a SEMI-FINALIST: Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices, Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Contests, 2020, and L.A. Crime & Horror Film Festival, 2021.
"Five Days In June" is an edgy Coming-of-Age Romance. WINNER, Best Feature Script at the Paris Play Int'l Film Festival, May 2020.
"13" is a family-oriented Drama which raises awareness about suicide and its effect on those who it leaves behind. Currently in Development.
"The Adventures of Harry The Hound!" is a half-hour Animated Pilot based on Mike's unpublished children's stories. SEMI-FINALIST, Creative Screenwriting Animation Screenplay Competition, 2021.
"My Old Friend" is a Short that explores reincarnation. SELECTED FOR FESTIVAL, Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes, 2020.