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Tony Jerris
Los Angeles, United States

Tony is a graduate of The American Theatre of Actors & Writers in Manhattan, where his off-Broadway play TELL VERONICA! ran in NY. It later premiered in LA  starring Charlene Tilton & Lin Shaye, receiving rave reviews in The LA Times. Tony’s other NY credits include The Hostesses,  a Top 5 Finalist in the Samuel French One-Act Festival, which he adapted into a short film, earning him a spot in the Big Damn Film Festival. His musical, Gina’s Parole, based on his screenplay of the same name, showcased at the New York’s Dramatist’s Guild, ASCAP Musical Festival, before winning a spot in both The Peekaboo Festival at The Mark Goodson Theatre.

Tony is also a self-published author of a trilogy of children’s books titled: “The Littlest Spruce,” “The Littlest Piggy” and “The Littlest Witch,” the latter of which he turned into a children’s musical that is now being licensed by Stage Rights LLC and playing at theaters across the country. “The Littlest Spruce” won the North American Book Exchange Award for Best New Children’s Book and was also featured on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

Tony's screenplays have been optioned and/or placed in various writing competitions including  The Nicholl Fellowship Awards, Writer’s Digest Writing Competition and the 1st Project Greenlight Screenwriting Contest. Tony’s upcoming stop-motion animated movie “The Potters” stars Francis Fisher, Jessie Cave and Chris Colfer. Tony’s original ½ dramedy series “Yellow Bird” has placed in a various writing competitions, including a recent finalist in The Wiki Screenplay Contest. He is currently shopping "Pretty Girls Aren't Funny" adapted from Rhonda Shear's book "Up All Night," which was a finalist in The Wiki Screenplay Contest, and  his script "Wake Up Little Susie" has been optioned by Nectar Media, LLC, as a Spanish series.

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Scripts By Tony

Pretty Girls Aren't Funny
When a former beauty queen turned TV and film actress is considered too old for Hollywood, she reinvents herself as a lingerie mogul while finding true love with her former high school sweetheart.
Feature Biography For sale 130pp
2 readers love this script
Yellow Bird
A once successful P.R. Specialist deals with the trials and tribulations of managing a local grocery store known as “The Yellow Bird” while struggling with his loveless marriage, an unhappy stepdaughter and his own sobriety.
TV Pilot Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical For sale 33pp
2 readers love this script
Kill Me, Kill Yourself
A mystery writer is slowly driven insane by an unexplained dark force convincing her she’s killed her boyfriend. Or did she kill herself?
Feature Horror For sale 87pp
2 readers love this script
Stupid Girl
Bullied by his peers, a young teen struggling with gender identity changes the mindset of others in his anti-LGBT community with help from his widowed father and a closeted transgender teacher.
Feature Drama For sale 95pp
1 reader loves this script
Knock
Newly sober, an artist rents a cabin in the Colorado mountains, only to hear an unexplained knock from the previous guest who never made it out alive.
Feature Horror For sale 90pp
1 reader loves this script
Pretty Girls Aren't Funny - Dramedy Series
“Pretty Girls Aren’t Funny” is a dramedy series that centers on the many successful careers of Rhonda Shear. (Adapted from Rhonda Shear’s book “Up All Night”)
TV Pilot Biography For sale 30pp
Farewell Dinner
A woman stuck in a loveless marriage makes her husband an anniversary dinner that is to die for... literally!
Short Drama For sale 5pp
Dead B-Horror Queen (The Veronica DePond Story)
An aging B-horror queen realizes that sometimes you really DO have to die to become famous!
Feature Comedy For sale 97pp
Waking Up In Kansas
When an unhappy trailer park mom with a cheating husband suffers a concussion, she wakes up “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in Liberal, Kansas, but is it reality or all in her head?
TV Pilot Fantasy For sale 29pp
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