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Off His Meds

To meet his dying father on a tropical island, a suicidal teen must outwit a slimy conman, a brutal biker gang and his overly attached mother.

  • Luis Ortiz
  • Tsunami Ortiz
  • Tsunami Ortiz
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  • Georgia Comedy Film Festival
    Hampton, GA
    April 11, 2023
    Best Comic Screenplay
  • Houston Comedy Film Festival
    Houston, TX
    June 10, 2023
    Best Comedy Feature
Writer Biography - Luis Ortiz, Tsunami Ortiz, Tsunami Ortiz

Father/Son writing team. Luis wrote and directed theater in New Orleans
for 8 years, won 5 playwriting competitions, started 3 theaters, wrote and directed 16 short plays.
After Tsunami was born, Luis became a dedicated father. Tsunami started writing when he was 7.
Their writing process involves a lot of discussion and brainstorming. Luis and Tsunami bounce
ideas off each other and work together to craft a compelling story with well-developed characters
and a strong narrative arc. They each bring their own unique perspective to the writing, with Luis
drawing on his decades of experience as a writer and Tsunami bringing a fresh, youthful voice to the collaboration. They have another script making the festival rounds. Luis currently writes a
horror comedy. Tsunami writes a horror Al story.

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Writer Statement

They search for the absurdity in the human condition.