Screenwriting

Original Television Pilot Scripts

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MOTHERLOAD

60 minutes – TV Pilot – Drama

After her husband’s death, a Texas school bus driver takes over his long-haul trucking route to make ends meet only to discover that it’s part of a dangerous smuggling ring run by his former mistress.

At home, her three kids struggle with grief, coming of age, and being thrust into the care of their judgmental grandmother.


Select Accolades

2021 Coverfly Top 1% in Genre/Format
2021 Semifinalist, WeScreenplay - Diverse Voices Fall
2021 Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship
2020 Top 50, Launch Pad Pilot Competition
2020 Runner-up, Stowe Story Labs Fellowships
2020 Semifinalist, PAGE Awards
2020 Semifinalist, Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Winter

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LONG PINE SHADOWS

60 minutes – TV Pilot – Dramedy

Written by Gabe Conville and Layla Soileau

In the late 90s, an irresponsible, queer 26-year-old inherits her closeted gay uncle’s assisted living facility in a bible-thumping North Louisiana small town.

She must juggle strained family relationships with a financially strapped elder care operation and an indebted ecstasy distribution ring, while secretly caring for AIDS patients.

(NOTE: Originally titled SUNDOWN SHADOWS.)


SELECT ACCOLADES

2020 Second Rounder, Austin Film Festival
2020 Quarterfinalist,
WeScreenplay TV Pilot Competition

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I KNOW WATER

NEW! 60 minutes – TV Pilot – Drama

In a small Cajun town in the mid-80s, a pre-teen girl investigates her father’s mysterious disappearance.

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