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Jef T.

Member

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Joined group

Feb 8, 2013

Introduction

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

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. Europe: 'The Star Maker' (1968) 1st A.D. + Directed Wendell Corey. (Det. Doyle in Hitchcock's "Rear Window") 2 days in Berlin. 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 2000 2-14-17. It's been budgeted at 11 million. My 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 3 yrs. to complete my 1st professional script. -