CALL ME DEBRA – Feature Screenplay, Dramatic Biopic
When a Black Baptist minister comes out as a trans woman, she fights against a world that wants to erase her in order to reclaim joy and live as her authentic self.
Nominee: Script Awards Los Angeles
Honorable Mention: Hollywood Script Awards
Official Selection: Oxford Screenplay Competition
Quarter-Finalist: Unique Voices Screenwriting Competition
WELCOME TO HAZARDVILLE – TV Pilot, Comedy Series
An apocalyptic suburban comedy about the ultimate battle of WOKE vs. MAGA.
Nominee: Georgia Comedy Film Festival - Best Comedy Series Teleplay Award
UPROAR – TV Pilot, Limited Series
Secrets tear apart an affluent African American family living in Westchester in the 1980s.
Semi-Finalist: Page Turner Screenplays - First 15 Competition
Quarter-Finalist: Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Competition
PANSY – Feature screenplay, Drama
An isolated gay teen meets a 33 year old man in an AOL chat room and has to keep their relationship secret from his conservative Catholic parents.
Emerging Narrative Screenplay Award - IFP Market
Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Rhode Island Film Festival Screenplay Competition “Barren Branches Award”
Short-list of 20 – Sundance Institute Feature Film Program
CHICAS MALAS – Feature screenplay, Comedy
Coming-of-age comedy about American teenagers on an exchange program in Mexico.
Finalist – Hollywood Screenplay Contest
MUHAMMAD AND MARY – Feature screenplay, Drama
An ill-fated love story between a retired Catholic school teacher and a Muslim taxi driver.
Panasonic Digital Filmmaking Grant - IFP Market
LOOK AT LUCAS
A young boy wants to play with his mother at the beach but first he has to get her off her phone.
A college student shoots a documentary about his colorful uncle, an aspiring transgender cabaret star from New York City, and learns more about his family than he ever wanted to know.
THE PROM QUEEN
A punk rock gay kid develops an unlikely crush on a boy from the popular crowd and a secret tryst leads to a prom scene that no one will ever forget.
A yoga teacher looking for parking is forced to face his rage when someone steals his spot.
THE RED BOOK (Trailer)
Trailer for a novel written by Deborah Copaken Kogan, published by Hyperion Books.
A teenage boy's plan to spend a day at the opera is ruined when his father gives him a rifle for his 18th birthday and forces him to go on a hunting expedition.
True Crime Thriller
Mohammed & Mary
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