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Chris Courtney Martin

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Chris Courtney Martin
Los Angeles, United States

Chris Courtney Martin hails from Philadelphia, where she was introduced to her craft. In high school, she placed in the Philadelphia Young Playwrights competition three years out of four. After receiving the prestigious Liberty scholarship, Martin started Drexel University's Screenwriting & Playwriting program, where she switched gears to focus on screenwriting. Martin graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree from Drexel's SCRP program, as well as minors in Film & Video and Art History. She has since won/placed in several screenwriting competitions (including Urbanworld and Emerging Screenwriters) and received promotion via the 2018 Young & Hungry List, 2018 Bitch List and ISA's Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2019. Though she is known for her work in Horror/Thriller, Martin's body of work explores an array of genres, typically through the lens of Black female protagonists. She coined the motto "craft with conscience," which expresses her passion for producing socially relevant/politically progressive works and maintaining artistic integrity.

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Scripts By Chris Courtney

Bailey Makes Three
When a lesbian couple has trouble conceiving, they fill the void with an unruly rescue dog who tests their relationship.
Short Comedy, Romance For sale 13pp
3 readers love this script
Hydrophobia
Stranded in a hurricane, a woman treats her husband's hydrophobic rabies before discovering his fear of water is not just a symptom.
Short Horror For sale 11pp
3 readers love this script
Intuition
A young clairvoyant, a med student and a recently-bankrupted heiress score thousands of dollars in a gambling racket. But tensions between them threaten to topple the operation before it becomes an empire.
Web Series Pilot Fantasy For sale 9pp
2 readers love this script
302
A young couple fighting mental illness seeks to start over together, but they find their inner demons pale in comparison to the ones that plague their home.
Feature Horror For sale 67pp
2 readers love this script
Prodigal
A repressed grad student's life implodes when her troubled stepbrother's return from rehab disrupts the family's stability.
Feature Drama, Thriller For sale 107pp
2 readers love this script
Grandma's Hands
Upon the death of her estranged grandmother, a downtrodden young woman inherits a pair of gloves which preternaturally compel her to strike back at the oppressive men in her life.
Short Thriller For sale 14pp
1 reader loves this script
Rec'd
A neurotic work-study student and her two best friends navigate the campus recreation center’s employee culture, college academia and their impending trek into the real world.
TV Pilot Comedy For sale 31pp
1 reader loves this script
Moonchild
After a visit from her estranged mother, a young werewolf is forced to choose between a successful life in the human world and the survival of her pack.
Feature Fantasy, Horror For sale 102pp
1 reader loves this script
Rock Bottom
After a down-on-her-luck screenwriter reaches wit's end, she turns a breakdown into a leg up.
Short Comedy Sold 8pp
3 readers love this script
Edie
When a male escort takes a date with a lonely young woman, he uncovers a horrifying truth.
Short Horror In development 10pp
10 readers love this script
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