The Shell

A nationally known surgeon/doctor, removes the head of his best friend, for sleeping with his wife, and keeps it alive until the head finally turns the tables on this horror/thriller of a partial day-time nightmare.

Script Excerpt
Written by:
Starring Roles For:
Adrien Brody
Colin Farrell
Jake Gyllenhaal
Author Bio:
Mark Mc Quown Screenwriter/Playwright Resume

(661) 714-0976 25933 Sandalia Dr, Valencia, CA 91355 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Produced Screenplays

“PJ” Starring John Heard, Vincent Pastore, Robert Picardo Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Patricia Rea, this film had a short theatrical opening and is available now on Netflix

Winning Screenplays

“The Rocking Horse Christmas" First Place, Santa Clarita International Film Festival Animation Genre, 1997 Second Place, The Burbank International Children’s Film Festival Animation Genre, 2001

“Dot Gone” Finalist, The Telluride Independent Film Festival, 2002

“Safari” Quarter Finalist, Fade-In Magazine Screenplay Contest, 2004

“The Cat and The Rat” Finalist, The International Family Film Festival, 2005

“Pier 21” Quarter Finalist, Chesterfield Screenplay Fellowship, 1997 Quarter Finalist, Quantum Quest Screenplay Competition, 1997 Finalist, The Key West Independent Film Festival, 2002-2003

“The China Tiger” Semi-Finalist, Chesterfield Screenplay Fellowship, 1998 Honorable Mention, Quantum Quest Screenplay Competition, 1998

“The Tahoe Signal” Finalist, The Telluride Independent Film Festival, 2000

“Jane, The Legend of Mountain Charley” Quarter Finalist, Scriptapalooza, 2000-2001 Winning Screenplays

“The Missing Link” Quarter Finalist, The Fade-In Magazine Screenplay Contest, 2005-2006 Semi-Finalist, The Hollywood Nexus Screenplay Contest, 2005

“Graduate School” Fourth Place, The Winter 2006 Script Showcase Contest, 2006

“The Sudan” Quarter Finalist, Zoetrope Screenplay Contest, 2007.

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