Current Projects

DON’T HAVE A COW, COMRADE  –  Cold War comedy  –  Junifilm / SkalarFilm – nordmedia fund
JOHNNY SINCLAIR: GHOST HUNTER  –  animation series  –  youngfilmsHamburg screenplay fund
THERE GOES THE ‘HOOD  –  sitcom  –  Actrio Studio
WAPO BERLIN  –  crime procedural series  –  Saxonia / ARD
BEYOND THE SHEEN  –  TV dramedy movie –  Polyphon Pictures
QUEENS OF HEARTS  –  romantic comedy series  –  Tivoli Film / Mona Film
LAOTIC CHRISTMAS    festive family comedy
MURDER MYSTERY COUPLES PARTY –  Theatre comedy
LACING UP THE GENTRY  –  historical emancipation comedy
DEVELOPMENT AID –  romatic comedy about racism

JOHNNY SINCLAIR: Teaser

The wait is over! Behold the teaser trailer for the #fantasy #action #comedy animated series JOHNNY SINCLAIR: GHOST HUNTER, which I’ve been writing on since last year.
Produced by youngfilms from Hamburg, directed by the Oscar-nominated Mike Johnson (THE CORPSE BRIDE), supported by the Hamburg / Schleswig-Holstein Film Fund.
And now it’s back to waiting!

https://www.youngfilms.de/en/ghost-hunter/

Screenplay Fund from Hamburg

The Film Fund Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein has awarded me a grant for creating the series concept and screenplay development of JOHNNY SINCLAIR: GHOST HUNTER
in their “High End” section. Hamburg-based Youngfilms is producing the animated fantasy action series, for which I’m currently adapting Sabine Städing’s children’s book series – which in turn is a child-friendly spin-off of JOHN SINCLAIR, one of the world’s most successful and long-running series of penny dreadful novellas. I’m looking forward to a collaborative creative process surrounded by ghosts, monsters, mythical creatures, with Johnny and his friends in the Scottish Highlands – while writing in English.

www. ffhsh.de/de/foerderung/entscheidungen/

Screenplay Fund from Nordmedia

The Lower Saxony film fund nordmedia has awarded me a screenplay grant for
DON’T HAVE A COW, COMRADE, produced by Junifilm (Hanover) and SkalarFilm (Hamburg). This Cold War comedy set in 1981 is based on a true anecdote from the inner German border, separating the Eastern Bloc from the Western World.

https://www.nordmedia.de/pages/foerderung/vergabeentscheidung/subpages/die_aktuellen_entscheidungen_im_einzelnen_/index.html

Sitcom collabroation with Actrio

What happens when a pen-pushing book-keeper from a twee Black Forest town must suddenly relocate from the picket-fenced suburbia to an inner city tower block in East Germany? My sitcom THERE GOES THE ‘HOOD finds the humour in culture clash, telling the misadventures and unexpected victories of a stubborn nitpicker who tries to force his square rules and regulations onto this new, diverse environment. This screwball East-West TV comedy series is currently in development with the Leipzig-based production Actrio Studio.