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A suburban couple, guilty of not mowing their lawn (buried under snow) in December, tries to save their home from being demolished by a monster we created: Government; just because their local ordinance states ‘Lawns must be mowed every two weeks‘. PDF Excerpt

Written by: Russ Meyer     [Contact Author]    Interviews
Format: Short Screenplay
Budget: Micro
In the Vein Of: Spoof of 1950's instructional films

Posted: 09/18/2010
Updated: 07/16/2017
Author Bio: Nominated for the Arthur Rosenfeld Award For Excellence In Dramatic Writing. Named one of the Top 100 Indie Writers in Del Weston’s forthcoming book of the same name. The holiday comedy genre short that I wrote, ALL CHOKED UP, premiered at the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis, MN. Studied Screenwriting with Steve Larson, Durrell Royce Crays, and Dan Decker. Member of the Minnesota Screenwriters Workshop, IFP, and Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum. Finalist in the BizOfScreenwriting Rewrite Contest. Won 13 screenwriting contests with 9 scripts.

Contest Results: Action On Film (First Place) [2016]
EyeCatcher (Finalist) [2016]
Scriptsation (First Place) [2011]
Boston Awards (Finalist, Spoof Division) [2007]
Urban Insider (Finalist, 555SHORT) [2003]
Back in the Box (Quarterfinalist) [2009]
American Gem Short (Honorable Mention) [2004]