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Basements & Bugbears

Episodic Web Series

Pilot released online February 19th, 2021

To view episode 1 click here: Basements & Bugbears

 

A group of High school students play a game of Dungeons & Dragons

 to help cope with their friend's recent suicide.

 

Workshop readings throughout June 2018-August 2018

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer:

Jeff Athey

Produced by:

Mischa Ipp, Heloise Wilson, & Dani Tenenbaum

 

Directed by:

Dani Tenenbaum

 

Starring:

Jeff Athey

Issa Best 

Jordan Cobb

Dorothea Gloria

Frankie Placidi

Jay Reum

Caroline Smith

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Weirdsville

Fiction Podcast

*finalist in the Austin Film Festival Script Competition 2020

 

In 1955, ten years after defeating Cthulhu in WWII, Americans are tested monthly for signs of abnormal behavior that might signal Cthulhu’s return. 16 year-old James is terrified of being labeled “abnormal” while his friend, Henry, holds a secret that could either destroy or liberate the world.

Still Breathing

Feature Film

(quarter-finalist in the 2018 PAGE International Screenwriting Competition)

 

The coming of age story of a young, gay teenager who has been recently diagnosed with cancer. Peter tends to wear the persona of someone who is strong and independent to avoid worrying those around him. However, there is more holding him back than he wants to admit.​

 

Staged Reading/Workshop January 2018

Directed by:

Joe Coles

 

Actors:

Lizzy Jarrett

Max Beckman

James Swanson

Oliver Palmer

Nell Kessler

Jeff Athey

Writing Samples:

Just Some Horny Teens

Stage Play

 

A modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, written in verse,

exploring the complexities of sexual identity for young queers. 

First workshop reading December of 2018

 

Writing Samples:

God Writes a Porno

Short Play

After Adam and Eve leave the Garden of Eden God realizes that she can't keep taking ribs from Adam to make more humans. She'll have to resort to her sinful, gross, backup procreation plan: sex.

 

Writing Samples:

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