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Michael Field
New York City, United States

My Why

I grew up loving the cinema. I still do. That love spurned me towards storytelling. At first, I started out as an actor and soon realized, while I enjoy it, I prefer creating the story and not just being part of it and I've been telling stories for over 20 years. When we all start watching movies and television shows and we find the ones we love, we really don't know why. But my desire to become a storyteller forced me to realize that without story, without great writing, all those movies wouldn't last. It's the story that keeps the great ones with us for our lives.

My Work

I directed a feature I penned in 2005 titled, "Save the Forest", which enjoyed a small run on Netflix as well as being released internationally through Echelon Entertainment. I created the short film, "The Hero", which was a finalist for TriggerStreet.com's annual festival in 2005. and developed two successful web series, The Puzzle Maker's Son and Scenes from the Movies From there, I published my two novels Adam Parker and the Radioactive Scout and Adam Parker and the High School Bully. In 2015, my script Kiddo was a quarterfinalist for the Nicholl Fellowship and in 2017, I was nominated for a Writer's Guild Award for Outstanding Writing in New Media for my short Life Ends @ 30. Recently, I've published a novella, Paradoxed, and I have a YA-Adventure short story on Kindle Vella called The Jar.

I also have a short film, that I wrote and directed, on the festival circuit, Noppera-bō

You can find me here: michaeldfield.com and Forgotten Cinema Podcast.

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Scripts By Michael

Life Ends @ 30
A man's life falls apart after turning 30 and he stumbles through trying to pick up the pieces. Its American Pie meets Friends.
Feature Comedy For sale 95pp
3 readers love this script
Kiddo
A private eye and a teenage psychic are the only ones who can stop the Nazis from destroying New York City. It's The Stranger meets The Rocketeer.
Feature Action, Adventure, Crime, Film-Noir, History For sale 121pp
3 readers love this script
A Sister in Need
Her sister is found dead, but Megan Collins believes she was murdered as she leaves her socialite New York City life to uncover the secrets of a small New England town.
Feature Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller For sale 97pp
1 reader loves this script
Super Chief
Spring, 1944. A Nazi sleeper cell infiltrates the Super Chief Railroad, hijacking a shipment of uranium to give Germany the atomic bomb. An Army Lieutenant and MGM’s new star, Frank Sinatra, are America’s only hope.
Feature Action, Adventure, Film-Noir, History, Thriller For sale 102pp
1 reader loves this script
The Creature
1938. Hurricane brings destruction and a 40-foot prehistoric creature to Gilbert Island. Cut off from the mainland, the sheriff, a local delinquent and an unlikely group of islanders fight for their lives.
Feature Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller For sale 89pp
Doll
Nancy seeks to find her own place in a world created by the men around her. Her choices may be controversial, but they're her own. A modern-day adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll House”.
Feature Drama, Romance For sale 97pp
22 Miles From Trenton
A young girl sets out to save her older sister from the threat of alien invasion in Grover's Mill, NJ.
Short Adventure, Sci-Fi Seeking finance 19pp
3 readers love this script
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