These are brief loglines for current feature film projects. Two page pitches or full scripts can be provided on request – just give me a shout.
Drama – Kill the Rabbit – Completed draft
Mary Poppins with more gun fights. An adventure about Gidgit, a cartoon-obsessed girl whose parents hires a trio of drifter ex-soldiers to protect their Cornish pub from extortionate criminals.
Black comedy – The Lookalike – Completed draft
Walter is the deadbeat lookalike of a sitcom star. His face has always been his prize, but when his doppelgänger is accused of rape it becomes the face of a monster.
Horror/fantasy – Channel of the Dead – Completed draft
Pessimistic reporter Andy discovers he is miraculously cleared of the terminal cancer he hid from the world on the day his London news station plays host to the zombie apocalypse.
Horror/thriller – Debt or Alive – Completed draft
North London estate agent Penny, bottom in sales and in line to be axed in the monthly cull by her cutthroat employer is driven to kill her closest rival to survive.
Science fiction – Prison Colony – In development
In a near-future Africa after the collapse of world governments, Tindyebwa fights to escape the evil corporation that has turned the continent into a prison colony to control its natural resources.
Dark comedy – Friendly Fire – In development
In Bruges (in Syria). Neurotic journalist Stanley is covering the evacuation of the last Iraqi bas when his ragtag convoy of British and American soldiers is attacked and chased into Syria by ISIS.
Action – The Last Post – In development
Die Hard in a post office. While army veteran Luke queues for the last post before Christmas to send his estranged children their presents, a band of criminals storm in.
Horror/fantasy – Keep Out of the Light – Completed draft
(In development with director Johnny Kevorkian)
Alex’s horrifying vampiric transformation culminates in his family’s murder, but Joe is determined to save his soul. The friends escape to a London hospice, becoming angels of mercy who euthanize terminal patients.
Science fiction – The Technician – Completed draft
After a ship malfunction, Matt, an android on a solo mission to blow up an alien planet is boarded by his creators. As their dark secrets surface Matt begins to examine the morality of his purpose in life.
Drama – Thursday. Friday. – Completed draft
A drama that centres on contemporary Johannesburg, and four stories of desperation, hatred and hope in the modern, splintered new South Africa.
Drama – Paradise – Completed draft
(Written in collaboration with Auguste Rahmberg)
After a tragic car accident, in which a daughter is in the car that kills her mother, A hapless guilt-ridden American writer and his daughter make the solemn pilgrimage to deliver her body back to her home town of London, and reconnect with her estranged family.