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Completed Scripts

Life After You

A Stage Of Twilight

Recluse

Scripts in Development

Beauty Mark

A Place For Mom

Tick

TV Pilot

From the Ground Up

Completed Scripts

A Stage Of Twilight

Director, Writer, Producer

 

An elderly woman is faced with a life/death decision after her husband, a man who has been diagnosed with a terminal heart disease, informs her that he will spend his final days alone in order to spare her the emotional distress of watching him die. The 17-year old neighbor boy, who acts as their surrogate son, is contemplating his own life choices, which become influenced by the couple’s circumstance. 

Drama, Feature

Approx. Budget: $1.5m

Script Available upon Request

Life After You

Director, Co-Writer, Producer

 

A suburban New Jersey family struggles with their 19-year-old son’s death following an overdose of heroin that was laced with fentanyl. The film is inspired by the book, “Life After You” by Linda Lajterman.

Drama, Feature

Budget: $500k

Script Available upon Request

Recluse

Director, Writer, Producer

 

An introverted high school orchestra teacher with arachnophobia overcomes her fear through exposure therapy, revealing a dormant darkness within her psyche. 

Drama/Psychological Thriller, Feature

Budget: $5.0m

Script Available upon Request

Scripts In Development

Beauty Mark

Director, Writer, Producer

A middle-age beauty salon owner lives her life vicariously through the stories of her patrons. When a young man attempts to rob her salon, she turns the tables and captures him. In the privacy of the salon’s basement, she uses the abducted thief to live out her darkest fantasies.

Drama/Psychological Thriller, Feature

Budget: $750k

Script In Development

A Place For Mom

Director, Writer, Producer

A woman accuses her father-in-law of rape after she discovers that he and her mother, a woman with late-stage Alzheimer's, have continued a sexual relationship against doctor's orders. The story explores the moral and ethical confusion surrounding an individual’s capacity to consent during late stage Alzheimer’s. 

Family Drama, Feature

Budget, $3.0m

Script In Development

Tick

Director, Writer, Producer

 

An urban woman with severe agoraphobia joins a backwoods survivalist group to conquer her fear, only to be confronted with a greater terror: killer ticks. 

Horror, Feature

Budget: $3.0 million

Script In Development

TV Pilot

 

From The Ground Up

Writer

In a desperate attempt to make fast money, an aspiring journalist moonlights as a professional dominatrix and finds her big break in a most unusual place.

One-hour episodic drama, eight episodes

Pilot script available upon request

Sarah T.
Schwab