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Jef T.


Los Angeles, CA
Hometown: Palms

Member since:

February 8, 2013


How long have you been writing screenplays?

Wrote & Directed 'Opium' 60 sec perfume spot. Won: UCLA (250 entries) film class competition. IMDb - Wrote several scenes for 3 features: 'Night Train to Terror' (1984) 1st A.D. / 2nd Unit Director. 'Dark Side of Love' (1985). 1st A.D. / 2 U D. 'The Star Maker' (1968) 1st A.D. Berlin, Dublin, London. 2 days w/ Wendell Corey. (Det. Doyle in Hitchcock's "Rear Window") Wrote & Directed short film in Israel. 'Children of Eifat.' 1968. Joined BBW 2-8-13. Began a Page 1 rewrite of an earlier creature feature 'They Bite'. Many rewrites later, it was submitted to the head of the Fox story dept. She approved it. After, several months It was moved to Fox Searchlight 2-14-17. It's been budgeted 11 million. The producer now seeks an Executive Producer / Cast Leads / 5 Production Personnel. Re-writing action feature 'Endangered'. Entered in 2002 Nichol's Screenwriting Competition. / Co-rewriting w/ Kenneth Duffy. Started 2-25-17.

What are your screenwriting goals?

Viable scripts w/ a quirky narrative, marginalized characters & moody visuals. Favor: Noir style, Action, Suspense, Sci-Fi genres.

What have you found most helpful in achieving your goals?

Workshop evaluations: Almost, everything I learned technically was due to BBW. Listening - Discussion - Rewriting - Reading Scripts. It took over 3 yrs. to complete my 1st professional script. -


A misspent youth, squandered In the capitals of Europe. 1st feature script completed - 2nd feature starting synopsis

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