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Brefni O'Rourke
Albany, United States

BREFNI O'ROURKE is a New York based screenwriter actively marketing all of his materials for possible sale or option.

He is the author of more than 40 original feature-length screenplays, including "Conscience", "Spontaneous Human Combustion", "Valley of the Shadow", and "Klepto."

"God's Work", a supernatural-thriller, was optioned by The Ferla Consulting Group.

"Threshold", a horror-thriller, on which he is a co-writer, was optioned by Formation Films, an independent production company.

"Panopticon", an action-thriller, was selected as a "Notable Project" by Amazon Studios (one of only 52 projects recognized as such).

"Wake", a psychological-thriller, was recognized as a quarter-finalist in the Final Draft/Big Break Contest (top 10% of entries) and the American Zoetrope contest (judged by Francis Ford Coppola).

"Moving Day", a supernatural-thriller, was recognized as a quarter-finalist in the 2015 Final Draft/Big Break Contest.

Scripts By Brefni

After faking his death, a man attends his own wake in order to find perpetrators of a conspiracy that targeted him, but in doing so, he gets far more than he ever could have imagined.
Feature Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller For sale 100pp
2 readers love this script
The Sommelier
At his family's secluded vineyard, a restaurateur must outwit a sociopathic wine expert, solve his father's murder, and rescue his fellow guests, after a tasting event turns into a deadly game of revenge.
Feature Horror, Thriller For sale 100pp
2 readers love this script
Baffled by unidentified corpses, including his own doppelganger, a world-weary detective with failing eyesight must utilize unique visions into an alternate universe to stop a serial killing cult leader.
Feature Horror, Thriller For sale 103pp
Slave Patrol
In 1830's Louisiana, after a brutal revolt, a runaway slave must evade an evil posse of undead bloodsuckers to rescue his family from the plantation master, a powerful vampire hell-bent on revenge.
Feature Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller For sale 94pp
God's Work: Devil's in the Details
A poker game between old friends becomes an impromptu exorcism when their childhood priest shows up, convinced one of them is perfectly possessed.
Feature History, Thriller For sale 100pp
Accelerated Dragons
When a homeless former chess champion is recruited to tutor a wealthy businessman, he gets a new lease on life, but after assassins target his new employer, he becomes embroiled in an overseas espionage mission.
Feature Action, Adventure, Thriller For sale 102pp
Transylvania Air Flight 1313
A cop transporting a thief back to Europe gets more than he bargained for when, once airborne and under a full moon, the prisoner changes into a werewolf, beginning a horrifying rampage at 30,000 feet.
Feature Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller For sale 112pp
Observation Car
After witnessing UFOs on a cross country train trip, an insomniac suspects an alien invasion is underway, beginning with his fellow passengers.
Feature Sci-Fi, Thriller For sale 106pp
Spontaneous Human Combustion
Bank robbers, holed up at a roadside diner, face off against a mysterious customer while the cops surround them, but when hostages begin bursting into flames, they must confront an even greater evil within.
Feature Horror, Thriller For sale 106pp
A newlywed man discovers that his elderly father-in-law is actually a cunning sociopath planning to kill him before the weekend is over.
Feature Thriller For sale 110pp