Two books have been adapted to the screen. Lifetime Loser has enjoyed success at several film festivals. Opur's Blade is currently entered in screenwriting competitions across the country and has enjoyed success as well.
Opur's Blade Screenplay Awards:
(Winner) Trindiefest International Film Festival - Trinidad, Colorado (2014) -
Feature Film / Drama Category- http://trindiefest.net
(Third Place)The Indie Gathering International Film Festival - Hudson, Ohio (2014) - Feature Film / Drama-Comedy Category - http://theindiegathering.com/awards.php
(Official Selection) Indie Fest USA International Film Festival - Garden Grove, CA - (2014)
(1st Round ACCEPTANCE) Bare Bones International Film Festival - Muskogee, OK - (2014)
(Level 1 ACCEPTANCE) Sacramento International Film Festival - Sacramento, CA - (2014))
(2nd Round Qualifier) FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards (online - 2014)
Lifetime Loser Screenplay Awards:
(First Place) The Indie Gathering International Film Festival - Hudson, Ohio (2013) - Feature Film / Drama-Comedy category - http://theindiegathering.com/page3.php
(First Place) Burbank International Film Festival -- Burbank, CA (2013) -- Feature Film / Book Adaptation Category - http://burbankfilmfest.org/2013-award-winners/
(Second Place) - Naperville International Film Festival (2013) - Naperville, IL - Best Screenplay Category - http://www.naperfilmfest.org
(Third Place) – Independent Filmmakers Showcase – Beverly Hills, CA (2013) - http://www.ifsfilm.com/IFS_Awards.php
Official Selection (Top 10) - Cinerockom International Film Festival (2013) - Malibu, CA
Finalist (Top 10) - George Lindsey Film Festival - Univ. of North Alabama - Florence, AL (2013)- http://quadcitiesdaily.com.s140587.gridserver.com/?p=69445
Finalist (Top 10) – Sacramento International Film Festival – Sacramento, CA (2013)
Finalist (Top 20) - Charleston International Film Festival - Charleston, S.C. (2014) - http://www.CharlestonIFF.com-
Quarterfinalist (Top 40) – Bare Bones International Film Festival – Muskogee, OK (2013) - http://barebonesfilmfest00.tripod.com/id263.html
Honorable Mention – Los Angeles Underground International Film Festival (2013) - http://laufilmfest.com/Winners.html
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