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Robert Bruinewoud
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia 1982. I submit my first "screenplay" (and I use the term very loosely) to the BBC. It was a hugely expensive Doctor Who saga. Needless to say, it wasn't picked up. You can read all about it here.

Now, I’ve been advised that the above is not the way to sell myself as serious writer. I’m not sure why. The fact that any screenwriters’ first screenplay doesn’t sell is, I would’ve thought, to be expected and so not something anyone should hide.

Nor is the fact that I’ve been writing screenplays (off and on) for forty years, something to be shy about. During that time I had my paying job (graphic designer and advertising art director) distracting me, but over those years I never lost interest in screenwriting.

And so, when I could, I would study and write. Learning, unlearning and learning again, over and over, until I finally became confident in my abilities as a screenwriter.

It has only been in the last couple of years that I’ve been able to devote myself to screenwriting as a profession. Currently (February 2022) I have three feature-length screenplays available, with another three due to be completed this year. 

Plus, with forty years behind me, it means I have at least another dozen concepts at various stages, waiting to be written. Most of them sci-fi, fantasy and/or horror.

I hope you find something you’re interested in and look forward to having the opportunity of working with you in the future.

You can follow my progress, such as it is, at: assortedprojects.net 

Thanks for your time.

Scripts By Robert

You're Early
Returning home late at night after class, a woman finds her partner at the mercy of a desperate burglar.
Short Thriller Available for Free 3pp
18 readers love this script
Thirty-Seven Dollars
A grieving, middle-aged woman walking alone at night through a dark alleyway is confronted by a mugger with a gun.
Short Thriller Available for Free 5pp
7 readers love this script
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Rain Dogs
An estranged father, his ex and their 10-year-old daughter struggle to escape from a secluded valley infested with vicious, otherworldly monsters ... monsters only the young girl can see.
Feature Family, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller For sale 117pp
2 readers love this script
Your Father is a Monster
A personal security agent tasked with protecting a clueless exec bro from being kidnapped, jeopardises her assignment when she is distracted by her love for theatrics.
Short Fantasy, Thriller Available for Free 13pp
1 reader loves this script
Polly
A woman hiding from her abusive ex, moves into a secluded, rural house, only to discover that it is haunted by a reclusive poltergeist.
Short Fantasy, Thriller Available for Free 16pp
1 reader loves this script
Redcaps
Soon after the world narrowly averted destruction at the hands of a global cult, a scavenger and her precious loot are waylaid on her way home.
Short Action, Horror, Sci-Fi Available for Free 11pp
1 reader loves this script
The Last Discovery
After making an extraordinary discovery, the small team at an isolated research facility in the Australian outback, struggle to survive as one by one they become violently deranged.
Feature Horror, Sci-Fi For sale 102pp
The Abbey
Inspired by Poe's "Masque of the Red Death": Fleeing a deadly pandemic, a security specialist escapes to a luxurious floating city, only to become embroiled in a plot to overthrow the madman who built it.
Feature Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi For sale 118pp
Pursued
When a job ends with her ex-boyfriend dead, a homeless getaway driver flees into the outback, only to find herself pursued by something far more terrifying than the murderous criminals she’s running from.
Feature Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi For sale 100pp
Twinned
In a post-apocalyptic world in which magic now exists, a long-suffering twin is forced to confront her sister when her selfish behaviour goes too far.
Short Fantasy, Thriller Available for Free 9pp