SCREENPLAYS 2018-04-02T16:42:37+00:00

FINISHED SCREENPLAYS

THE PUNISHMENT 

Drama / Psychological Thriller (90 min)
A modern adaptation of “Crime and Punishment” by Fedor Dostoyevsky.
The script was chosen for Actors Table Read and Script Surgery at London Screenwriters Festival 2016 & 2017.

Tormented by poverty and solitude Russian student in London commits a murder to free the girl he secretly loves from her life as a sex worker.

WEEKEND PETS

Period Drama (15 min)
Loosely based on a short story “Strasti-Mordasti” by Maxim Gorky.
Inspired by photos of Glasgow slums by Nick Hedges.
The script was chosen for Actors Table Read at Scottish Screenwriters Group.

1971 year. On his trip from London to Glasgow a young photographer meets a prostitute and her disabled son living in slums. Young man resolves to “save” the pair, but he soon discovers there will be no happy ending for them all.

BEING

Drama / Mystery / Romance (25 min)
Currently in search of a co-producer in Scotland.
This screenplay was written as a part of the course of MA Screenwriting in Screen Academy Scotland.

Lives of an upper-class Russian woman and a working class Scottish man are being changed after they see the same mystical dream and set out to find each other.

ANNA

TV mini-series (8 episodes x 50’)
Biopic / Period Drama
Co-written with Michael Dubilet (Wise Arts Studios)
Status: Pilot episode and synopsis.

Based on the biography of Feodor Dostoevsky, memoires written by Anna Dostoevskaya and other Dostoevsky's contemporaries. Written with the support of the world famous experts on Dostoevsky and fully approved by his descendants.

BROKEN GIFT

Short Film / Drama (5 min)
Ready to give away to an experienced producer for production.
This screenplay was written as a part of the course of MA Screenwriting in Screen Academy Scotland.

A girl cannot understand what is happening between her parents and why her family is breaking apart. She makes her own decision, which goes against our understanding of a situation as adults.