Director of short film "Monsters" that has screened in over 100 film festivals worldwide and won 42 awards. WGA Screenwriter. Based in Los Angeles.
Talent Agent
APA
    Legal Representative
    Ziffren Brittenham LLP
      Steve is a Chicago native, a graduate of USC Film School, a member of the Writers Guild of America, and a working filmmaker living in Los Angeles. His latest script "Harry's All-Night Hamburgers" was adapted from a Hugo award winning short story and recently sold to Warner Bros in a bidding war, with Oscar Nominated Producer Andrew Lazar ("American Sniper") producing via his Mad Chance Productions banner. His previous screenplay "Orb" was voted for inclusion on the 2016 Blacklist, honoring the best screenplays of the year that have not yet gone into production, and was voted # 1 on the 2016 Blood List, honoring the best genre screenplays of the year.
      His most recent short film "Monsters" that he directed has screened in over 100 film festivals worldwide, winning 42 awards including Best Short Film at the Comic-Con International Film Festival. Monsters also serves as a proof of concept for Steve's feature screenplay "Twisted Avenue", which he is attached to direct.
      Currently, Steve is co-writing a horror screenplay for FilmNation based on Paul Tremblay's novel "The Cabin at the End of the World" and adapting the Image Comics series "Planetoid" into a television series called "No Man's Land" for Global Road Television. Over the years, he has also worked on film and television projects with Gran Via Productions, Davis Entertainment, and Imagine Entertainment, among others.
      Steve is represented by APA and Ziffren Brittenham LLP. For more info on his projects, visit DreamingAnts.com
      • Writer (3 Credits)
        Sleepers
        Treatment
        Twisted Avenue
        Screenplay
        Monsters2015
        Short
      • Director (1 Credit)
        Monsters2015
        Short
      Best Actress in a Short Film
      Monsters
      Young Entertainer Awards
      Finalist
      Monsters
      Stage 32 Short Film Contest
      Best Short Film
      Monsters
      Films Short Online Film Festival
      Best Thriller Short Film
      Monsters
      The Online Film Festival
      Best Short Film
      Monsters
      Fun Size Horror Holiday FIlmmaking Contest
      Best Short Film
      Monsters
      Naperville Independent Film Festival
      Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
      Monsters
      Windy City International Film Festival
      Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Actress
      Monsters
      Comicpalooza Film Festival
      Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Screenwriting, Best Actress, Best Editing
      Monsters
      Sixth Sense Horror Film Festival
      Special Mention
      Monsters
      Fantosfreak Film Festival
      Best Film, Best Screenwriting, Best Female Actor
      Monsters
      End of Days Film Festival
      Best Director
      Monsters
      Roswell Film Festival
      Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film
      Monsters
      Sioux City International Film Festival
      Audience Choice Award - Best Short Film
      Monsters
      Seattle Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival
      Best Short Film
      Monsters
      Pacific Coast Premiere Film Festival
      Best Short Film, Audience Choice Award - Best Short Film, Best Young Actor
      Monsters
      HorrorHaus Film Festival
      Best U.S. Dramatic Short Film
      Monsters
      El Cultura Film Festival
      Audience Award - Best Short Film
      Monsters
      Other Worlds Austin Film Festival
      Best Actress
      Monsters
      Bloody Horror International Film Festival
      Best Screenplay, Best Actress
      Monsters
      Molins Dei Rei Horror Film Festival
      Best Short Film
      Monsters
      Halloween International Film Festival
      Best Horror Short
      Monsters
      Fright Night Theater Film Festival
      Best Screenplay
      Monsters
      Madtown Horror Film Festival
      Audience Award - Best Screenplay
      Monsters
      Splat! Horror Film Festival
      Best Director
      Monsters
      Killer Valley Horror Film Festival
      Best Sci-Fi Short
      Monsters
      Burbank International Film Festival
      Best Short Film, Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film
      Monsters
      Comic-Con International Film Festival
      College
      USC
      Film and Television Production
      High School
      Carl Sandburg High School
      Current City
      Los Angeles, CA
      Hometown
      Chicago, IL
      Director of short film "Monsters" that has screened in over 100 film festivals worldwide and won 42 awards. WGA Screenwriter. Based in Los Angeles.
      Talent Agent
      APA
        Legal Representative
        Ziffren Brittenham LLP