Aaron Corpus | Script Revolution
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Aaron Corpus
Portland, United States

I’m a Mexican-/Filipino-American amateur writer who revels in exacting revenge on my bland All-American upbringing by writing hard-hitting, violent stories laced with unexpected humor and heart.

I don't write in one genre, but the thread running through my scripts is this:  my stories expose and malign injustices experienced by those who’ve been under the proverbial thumb of ____________ [insert oppressor here].

In 2019, two of my scripts advanced in the Nicholl Fellowship competition.  The first cracked the quarterfinals; the second made it into the top 10%.  That latter script also landed as a 2nd Rounder at AFF.

I earned a BA from Stanford and an MFA from Loyola Marymount.

Note:  If anyone here downloads one of my scripts, please feel free to send any notes -- criticism or praise -- in a private message.  I welcome your thoughts, however brief.  Thanks and be safe!!

Awards

Nicholl Fellowship - Quarter-Finalist for
The Valley of the Skull
Austin Film Festival - Second-Rounder for
The Jesuit Case

Scripts By Aaron

The Valley of the Skull
Two women — a steely Catholic nun and a headstrong freed slave — embark on a dangerous, life-changing rescue mission when a violent gang of ex-Confederate soldiers kidnap the nun’s younger sister.
Feature Action, Drama, Western For sale 106pp
Nicholl Fellowship - Quarter-Finalist
3 readers love this script
The Jesuit Case
A popular, good-natured Congressman fiercely battles dark political forces in D.C. and El Salvador that seek to kill a crucial international murder investigation he’s overseeing. Based on a true story.
Feature Action, Drama, Thriller For sale 115pp
Austin Film Festival - Second-Rounder
1 reader loves this script
Your Next Stop: Willoughby
Desperate to avoid his own untimely death, a politically apathetic white man agrees to go back in time to kill a powerful KKK leader whose influential rhetoric will one day cause a second Civil War.
Feature Action, Fantasy For sale 115pp
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