DOUG JOHNSON

AWARD-WINNING SCREEN AND FICTION WRITER


DEBT TO SOCIETY
- Feature Screenplay 

In a privatized future where the justice system is run by accountants and enforced by sanctioned killers, the state's top collections agent must protect his own target when he learns she may hold the key to exposing a conspiracy that led to his famous father's murder.

"Professionally written."
-- Philip Eisner, Screenwriter - Event Horizon

"These guys know how to write... They can write Hollywood movies... It's only a matter of time for you guys."
-- 
Carter Swan, VP of Development - Kevin Spacey's Trigger Street Productions

Length: 112 pages
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Suspense
Budget: Blockbuster
Co-writer: Brian Murphy

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THE HOLSTEIN EPIPHANY
- Feature Screenplay
A divine visitation compels a down-and-out factory worker to rid his white trash world of human vermin.

"The type of assured-but-off-kilter writing that can turn heads." -- Blacklist

"The very strong character work could attract some good actors. With the right creative elements, the film could get some attention on the festival circuit."  -- Blacklist

Length: 102 pages
Genre: Crime / Drama / Dark Comedy
Budget: Low
Co-writer: Dennis Smithers

The Holstein Epiphany Excerpt.pdf
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OCEAN SNOW
- Novelette
Mastiffs on a drug-fueled rampage terrorize a young family after they unwittingly move into a former drug lab.

Kindle and traditional print formats now available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Publisher: Chaos Publishing
Genre: Horror / Suspense
Budget: Low
Based on a screenplay by J.D. Simone

Ocean Snow Excerpt.pdf
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FROM HELL I CAME
- Feature Screenplay

To survive a backwoods manhunt, an escaped convict teams up with a deranged mountain man with one hell of an axe to grind.

"Has the best 10 page hook that I have read."
-- Dan Leonetti, Screenwriter - The Woodpecker Waltz


Length: 95 pages
Genre: Action / Crime / Drama
Budget: Low
Co-writer: Dennis Smithers


From Hell I Came Excerpt.pdf
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ODESSA - Short Screenplay
In a post-apocalyptic Texas, a desperate mother is forced to make a perilous border-crossing to save her child's life.

Length: 8 pages
Genre: Post-apocalyptic / Drama / Suspense

Produced by Ethos Pictures. Currently in series development. www.odessa-theseries.com

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THE BASSINET
- Short Screenplay
A carpenter's pregnant wife suspects it isn't a crib he's building in his workshop for their unborn child, but a coffin. 

"Beautifully poetic, dark, full of twists, turns, and unfolding clues that keep us on a constant ride towards misunderstanding the simple truth."
-- Jay O. Sanders, Actor - True Detective, JFK, Glory, The Day After Tomorrow 



Length: 16 pages
Genre: Southern Gothic / Drama / Suspense
Awards: Winner, Fade In Awards, Best Short Screenplay; Finalist, Gimme Credit International Screenplay Competition

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BONE ORCHARD
 - Novelette
A reclusive rock star is terrorized by a seductive teen at his remote English manor.  

Kindle and traditional print formats now available from Amazon

Publisher: Chaos Publishing
Genre: Thriller
Budget: Low
Based on a screenplay by Lizz-Ayn Shaarawi


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