Screenplays

All screenplays are registered with the WGAw and copyright James F. Robinson/ZapPictures LLC

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SHE MONSTER:

Giant furry monsters are decapitating random douche-bag men in Los Angeles and the Police believe stressed-out single mom Kate might be responsible. L.A. Coroner-potential boyfriend Rob is trying to find out the truth.

Written, 2017-2022

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THE LITTLE KITE:

A young Mayan girl, Tomasa, clashes with her strong-willed mother and loses a beloved grandfather. Rebellion and determination lead to discovery of herself and of her ancient Indigenous culture. Based on contemporary Mayan culture in Central America.

Written, 2016-2021

WEBSITE & TRAILER

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ACTRESS:

A veteran actress with a fading career takes off on an impulsive road trip, searching for something real by diving into her craft, creating chaos, and seeking to escape into a world beyond her bounds of safety. 

Written, 2011-2021

CHARACTER CONCEPT TRAILER

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DANCE MAN:

After being hit by a truck. Joe doesn’t know who he is, but discovers he now has a mysterious gift... He can dance... and a mysterious guy named Lefty seems to know everything about him. A homage to the great American dance films of the 1930's-1950's.

Written, 1999-2020

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THE LOVING SHOW:

A constantly fighting couple has three children who start secretly filming their fights, which becomes a viral internet sensation. They are soon forced to bond together to battle an enemy that threatens to destroy the family.

Written, 2006-2009

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DRAWING MOZART:

A reclusive and eccentric cello prodigy believes that if her music is recorded she will be destroyed, a hot-shot music executive thinks she will be the next big thing. A tragic romance set in a variety of international locations.

Written, 1997-2000

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STILL BREATHING:

The cult magical romance starring Brendan Fraser, Joanna Going and Celeste Holm. A San Antonio artist sees a vision of his true love, unfortunately, she is a cynical con-artist from Los Angeles.

Written, 1994-1996

Draft 1, 1994

Final Draft, 1996

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MODERN MR. PERFECT: After tossing out her worthless husband, Jill sets out to create the perfect man.

Written, 1991-1995

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MRS. CLANCY'S ELEPHANT: An elderly Mrs. Clancy, plots to liberate her best friend, an African bull elephant, from the zoo and keep him in her backyard. An elephantine caper movie about true friendship.

Written, 1985-1993

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THE SNOW ELK:

A Christmas story of reconciliation and facing regrets, an allegory set in the Colorado Rockies.

Written, 1985-1990

JOE'S AMAZING SHOWS: A small-town Vermont theater creates a hit show thanks to a mysterious performer.

Written, 1984-1985

STAGE

DEATH BY POWERPOINT:

Set at the fictional National Global Influencers Finals, where the country’s top speakers compete to destroy the audience’s "Cherished Beliefs" in their quest to be crowned Global Influencers Champion. Winner Hollywood Fringe Encore Award.

WEBSITE

Written, 2012-2019