Resume


John Halas                                                Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Cell: 323-570-4473                                  Email: John@ScreenwritersForHire.Com

 

WRITING PROJECTS

  • Wrote a movie treatment for “Fugitive Colors,” a WWII historical fiction novel about stolen art, love, lust, deception.
  • Adapted the best-selling novel “Little Girl Lost” into a professional TV show treatment and TV show script.
  • Wrote “The Last Historian,” a psychologically-believable young-adult, sci-fi movie screenplay.
  • Acknowledged in the novelization of the award-winning screenplay, The Pineville Heist, which was turned into a major motion picture in Canada. Logline: Aaron Stevens stumbles into the middle of a bank robbery gone wrong and finds himself trapped inside his school and is hunted down by one of the brutal robbers.
  • Wrote an e-book about three act movie screenplay structure, complete with three examples from three different movies.
  • Wrote dozens of other screenwriting projects, from short film scripts, TV shows, movies, and documentaries in wide-variety of genres.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

ScreenwritersforHire.Com                                                                                   Telecommute

Professional Screenwriter                                                                                         2006 – Present

  • Worked directly with author clients to adapt their books to movie, feature film, and television show treatments and screenplays.

J.H.S. 166 George Gershwin                                                                                  Brooklyn, NY

Certified Writing Teacher                                                                                              2004 – 2005

 

John Ericsson Middle School 126                                                                        Brooklyn, NY

Certified Writing Teacher                                                                                              2003 – 2004

EDUCATION

Master’s Degree in Education: State University of New York at Buffalo      Buffalo, NY

Masters in Secondary Education with a concentration in English, 3.934 GPA                        2003

Learned how to teach writing and the foundations of teaching and management.

 

Canisius College                                                                                                          Buffalo, NY

Bachelor of Arts – English and Creative Writing, 3.5 GPA                                                       2001

Studied literature and writing while applying the essentials of story structure and style to creative writing.