Jeff Athey is a writer, actor, and producer who's written scripts that have been finalists in some of the largest script competitions in the world, produced events and shows which have raised thousands of dollars for charity, and created videos that have been viewed over 20 million times and counting across various social media platforms.


 

“[Jeff’s] use of humor is fantastic...their witty dialogue brings life to characters and let’s their unique personalities shine through.”

-BlueCat Screenplay Competition


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After graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Jeff began pursuing a career as an actor, writer, and producer concentrating on projects he is deeply passionate about.

 

Much of his work focuses on telling stories that give new perspective to queer characters and nerdy communities that have often been used as purely comedic devices in the past.


 

“[Jeff] creates characters that feel authentic and are easy to get an audience invested in.”

-Austin Film Festival Script Competition

In Jeff's free time he enjoys geeking out about anime, video games, DnD, and all other variety of nerdy topics. His guilty pleasures include eating cookies and watching horror movies (preferably at the same time but will do either independently). 

Jeff is the writer/creator/executive producer behind "Basements & Bugbears" (click
HERE to view "Basements & Bugbears") as well as the author of "Weirdsville", an episodic fiction podcast that was a finalist in the 2020 Austin Film Festival Script Competition (click HERE to view more information about "Weirdsville")


 

“Jeff Athey is quite a talent. I can't wait to see what his future brings."

-Herb Paine, Broadway World

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