Graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Film Program
2005 Black List for THE RABBIT GARDEN; Agnieszka Holland, director; David Permut, producer.
2017 Athena List for MRS CHRISTIE - Athena Film Festival.
2017 Sloan Foundation/Sundance Institute Screenwriting Grant Winner for ERADICATION; Likely Story and Howard Gertler, producers.
In WWI-era England, young nurse AGATHA CHRISTIE (years before becoming the best-selling mystery novelist of all time) turns sleuth after one of her patients - a Belgian soldier - winds up murdered. Script is a fictionalized origin story based on facts from Christie's life, with references to characters, stories, and tropes she will eventually become (in)famous for.
Tensions between whites and Native Americans in Colorado Territory explode in the fall of 1864, resulting in the infamous Sand Creek Massacre, wherein hundreds of innocent Cheyenne and Arapaho were slaughtered by U.S. Army soldiers under the command of Civil War "hero" and former Methodist minister, Col. John M. Chivington.
THE RABBIT GARDEN
Jerzy Kosinski, Holocaust survivor and one of the 20th century's most enigmatic, controversial novelists (as the author of books such as Being There and The Painted Bird), sees his life and literary career unravel after having the authenticity of his work questioned by two reporters from The Village Voice.