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Barbara Thomas
Dallas, United States

Barbara McCormick-Thomas is a comedy writer based in Dallas, Texas.  Her films have been screened in festivals throughout the US and the  United Kingdom and her plays have been performed locally and in Canada. She  has also written for the nationally syndicated top forty radio program, Kidd Kraddick in the Morning. In 2018, she wrote, produced and directed a parody web series. "The Amehngers" avaiable on Youtube and Stareable. 

Barbara began writing screenplays in 2012.  Her short screenplay INSPIRATION won the Willamette Writers Script to Screen Competition in 2013. Retitled COFFEE, TABLE, BOOK, the film premiered later that year in Portland, Oregon.  In 2014, her short COPY THAT premiered in London and starred Claudia Jessie  who now stars in BRIDGERTON on Netflix. COPY THAT won Best Comedic Short at the 2015 SOFIE Awards, was an opening night selection at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth,  and was named Film of the Year at the British International Amateur Film Festival in Kent.

Barbara has served a reader for the Austin Film Festival screenplay competition, having placed in the competition in previous years with both feature comedies and comedy pilots. 

Short Films:

  • COFFEE, TABLE, BOOK  - Ampersand Productions, 2013

A neurotic author finds love with the woman who serves him coffee at his favorite writing spot. 

  • COPY THAT  – Cut To Productions, 2014

Two coworkers are brought together by a sentient copy machine

  • PEAS - EJ Carter Productions, 2014

Adapted from the play “The Saturday Night Picky Eater’s Club”, a support group for picky eaters turns deadly one Halloween night. 

  • A GHOST STORY  – Community Films, 2016

A housesitter learns an important lesson about first impressions when she encounters a ghost who defies expectations. 

  • BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - Lettuce Go Productions, 2019

A real estate agent helps her clients find homes that suit their unique needs. 

  • Dr. Spylove - Lettuce Go Productions, 2019

An assassin must balance her FOMO with her duty. 

 

Plays:

  • The Saturday Night Picky Eaters Club - RoverDramawerks, Plano, TX, 2013

A support group for picky eaters takes a deadly turn when one of the members turns out to be engaged to a molecular gastronomist. 

  • Must Needs Worship - RoverDramawerks, Plano TX, 2014

Two ping-pong enthusiasts meet and stalk their shared idol. 

  • A Novel Idea - Small But Mighty Productions, Toronto CA - October 2015

Romance novel characters come to life and share some real talk about what happens between the pages. 

 

Radio

  • “The Grapes of Destiny” - skit comedy show. Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, air date July 20- July 31, 2015.

A family of vintners suffers death, memory loss, corporate espionage and betrayal in this radio soap opera parody. 

 

Television

  • FOLLOW ME BACK (in development) Futuregraph Entertainment, 2019

Four generations of women remodel the family homestead and try to repair their relationships with each other while they fix the house. 

 

Digital

  • The Amehngers (series) - Lettuce Go Productions, 2018

The continuing adventures of the Avengers Z-team. 

 

 

Awards

Coverfly All-time Overall Top 3% for
The Sleeping Cupid
Nicholl Fellowship - Top 10% for
The Sleeping Cupid
Austin Film Festival - Semi-Finalist for
The Sleeping Cupid

Scripts By Barbara

How We Met
An overly sentimental nursing home director falls for a cynical horse-carriage driver in this trope-twisting romantic comedy.
Feature Comedy For sale 101pp
2 readers love this script
The Sleeping Cupid
A man claiming to be an Interpol agent and a woman insisting she's not art thief race around Los Angeles to retrieve a missing statue that might be a lost Michelangelo.
Feature Action, Comedy, Romance For sale 119pp
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 3%
1 reader loves this script
A Ghost Allegory
A house sitter confronts her prejudices about the afterlife when she meets a ghost who defies expectations.
Short Comedy For sale 13pp
1 reader loves this script
Follow Me Back
Four generations of women restore the family homestead in hopes of selling it, but inadvertently become social media stars.
TV Pilot Comedy, Family In development 40pp