Based on true events that took place in Alabama of a terrible murder and the chain of events that took place afterwards to catch the killers.
2. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?
It is an interesting story. Growing up in a small town myself, where nothing really happens until a murder happens. In this story, it pits a small town police sheriff against the wits of a brutal killer.
3. How long have you been writing screenplays?
About 25 years, always hoping for that right connection, that right read, the right Producer ready to take it to the next step.
4. What movie have you seen the most in your life?
Jaws comes first, but after that, some of my favorite films have been classics such as The Great Race, It's a Mad, Mad World, Gallopoli, Breaker Morant, Glory, The Battle of Britain...
5. What artist in the film industry would you love to work with?
6. Who was your hero growing up?
My parents still, and now my son.
7. Ideally, where would you like to be in 5 years?
Directing my own screenplays.
8. Describe your process; do you have a set routine, method for writing?
When I have the time to devote a day here and there to really sit and write. I always write with movie sound tracks playing to set the mood.
9. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
10. What influenced you to enter the WILDsound Script Contest?
I had made a documentary about the US Coast Guard's elite search & rescue crews and was looking for festivals to enter the film in and came across WILDsound's.
11. Any advice or tips you'd like to pass on to other writers?
My only advice is to find a really good story. There are plenty of CGI laced films, but small films with a really good story, make me want to see films.