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Joseph Murillo
Dana Point, United States

Joe Murillo (He/Him) is a Mexican-American screenwriter with a M.F.A. in Screenwriting from CSUN. With a penchant for horror, Joe focuses on new twists on classic monsters, utilizing diverse and under-represented casts to explore the themes in his stories. In 2022, he became an award-winning writer when his feature screenplay, The Colony, earned Best Sci-fi Screenplay at the HorrOrigins Film Festival. More recently, his creature feature screenplay, Cryptids, was a finalist in the Screenwriters Networks 2022 Feature Length Competition.

Awards

Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25% for
Emerald Lagoon
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25% for
The Colony
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 10% for
Cryptids
Stage 32 Search For New Blood - Semi Finalist for
Cryptids
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 35% for
Silver

Endorsements

Shore Scripts - Recommended for
Cryptids
Stage 32 - Recommended for
Silver

Scripts By Joseph

The Oath
A Doctor faces the greatest ethical challenge of his career after being in a car accident and the other driver is on the run from the law.
Short Drama For sale 10pp
1 reader loves this script
Silver
The Sheriff of an Old West town on the brink of collapse struggles to defend his people from a werewolf that's claimed the territory as its hunting ground while they fight over a land dispute.
Feature Horror, Western For sale 110pp
Stage 32 - Recommended
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 35%
Cryptids
When a Cryptozoologist answers a call to help search for a friend who's gone missing in the Canadian wilderness, she finds herself fighting to protect more than the search team from an insatiable monster
Feature Adventure, Horror For sale 91pp
Shore Scripts - Recommended
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 10%
The Colony
Searching for a fresh start, a family moves to a small home in the desert, while rebuilding their lives they learn a small pest problem is not that small.
Feature Horror, Sci-Fi For sale 99pp
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25%
Emerald Lagoon
A woman gets a second chance at a family when she takes in her orphaned niece and nephew while opening an island resort. Everything is threatened when a local legend turns her paradise into hell.
Feature Drama, Horror For sale 92pp
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25%
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