DENNIS GOLDBERG, M.D.
Fiction Writer Extraordinaire
"You want it, I write it!"
RECENT SCREENWRITING BIOGRAPHY:
I am an award winning, produced screenwriter who can be found on the Internet Movie Data Base at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2661923 Below are listed some of my accomplishments:
My feature screenplay 'Figure Of Eight', a two day, international, two hundred mile, action packed endurance horse race is now in early 2010 pre-production and can be found at the following website; http://figureofeight.com/FIGURE_OF_EIGHT/Production_Needs.html
I am the co-writer for Watkins Entertainment's new show entitled 'WANNABE ME', a comedy spoof on HOLLYWOOD. The in process website can be seen at http://www.wannabeme.tv where the trailer and behind the scenes vidoes, interviews and other exciting information is available for your pleasure. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festial on 15 January then at the Beverly Hills Film Festival on April Fool's Day 2009. I am currently co-writing the movie with the producer Jackie Watson.
Via the internet, I co-wrote the thirty minute short screenplay 'MY ANGEL, MY HERO' with producer/director Faizan Sheikh entirely via the internet. This very touching film of a child with Parkinson's Disease was co-directed by Dan Shor whose accolades can be found on the IMDB at http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0794890/ . It is now in the final editing stages and should be released by the end of this year.
In August 2009, I received a DVD copy of 'His Perfect Pick Up Line' from director Tana Huggins of this short film which I wrote as part of OTT two minute film festival.
On Friday the 31st. of July 2009, I wrote a short screenplay for producer/director Branislav 'Bruno' Tatalovic as our entry into the Cleveland 48 hour film competition. The website can be found on http://www.48hourfilm.com/cleveland/ Our short film 'OOCHIE' was delivered on time, on 02 August. I used the internet and the telephone throughout the night as I am currently in Los Angeles and he is in Cleveland. More about this excellent director/producer can be found at www.tatalovic.org and www.myspace.com/tatalovic .
In early 2009, I completed a thriller feature screenplay for Bruno Tatalovic following his recent completion of his last year at The Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman College in Orange County. The tentative title is 'THE BUTTERFLY'. This will be filmed in his native country Serbia in the summer of 2011 and is based upon one of their folklore tales.
Bruno has also made another of my short screenplays 'I'LL GET YOU HARRY' which took second place in the student film maker/short film category at The Indie Gathering http://www.theindiegathering.com/2008.htm The film was made by him when studying cinema in Cleveland prior to moving to California. More about this can be found at www.tatalovic.org/harry_short_film.
I am the co-writer of the currently available feature film 'A VIKING SAGA, SON OF THOR' which received a double win at First Take Film Festival, Augusta, Georgia as WINNER for Best Independent Filmmaker and for Best Musical Score. It also took FIRST in the foreign film category at the Washougal International Film Fesitival http://www.washougalfilmfest.org/pdf/2008WINNERS.pdf The film has been released nathionwide and is available on DVD.
My short screenplays THE AD MARKET and DEJECTED HUSTLER have just been optioned and are to be made in Scotland in 2010.
I have completed an assignment for the most unique Mafia movie ever to be made entitled 'ANGEL ADONA' which is currently available for production.
'BEAUTIFUL PRINCESS' a short screenplay is now in student pre-production for 2010.
I sold the short screenplay 'BARNEY'S WISH' to Showbiz Shorts, LLC for 2010 production.
'A LITTLE BIT OF DISCIPLINE' is a short, first place, award winning screenplay in the Boulder Asian Film Festival. It was then filmed in Powell, Wyoming and Boulder, Colorado by producer/director Alan O'Hashi in 2006.
'THE BAD GUY SPEAKS' is a short screenplay produced by Workshed pictures. It was completed in 2005 by Director Branislav 'Bruno' Tatalovic in Cleveland, Ohio. It had it's European premier held at Belgrad Documentary and Short Film Festival 2006.
'LAND OF SHADOWS' is a short screenpy, student production completed in 2005 at the New York University by director Patrick Tashadian.
I currently remain in Los Angeles to continue marketing my many feature and short screeplays available in all genres and budgets as well as to write for production companies.
Dennis Goldberg, M.D.
24815 So. Normandie #81
harbor City, California 90710
e-mail address: email@example.com
SCREENWRITING COMPETION AWARDS:
Dennis Goldberg, M.D. ceased entering screenwriting contests in late 2001 to allow other writers an opportunity to receive awards.
The following are his screenwriting contest placements:
2002 - Short screenplay 'Long Live The Cat' was one of four FINALISTS in the Bare Bones International Screenplay Contest.
2002 - Feature screenplay 'Maggie' was one of four FINALISTS in the Bare Bones International Screenplay Contest.
2002 - Feature screenplay 'Kakorraphiaphobia' received HONORABLE MENTION in the Best In The West Screenwriting Competition.
2002 - Short screenplay 'Long Live The Cat' was a 'SPECIAL MENTION' in the 2001 American Gem Short Script Competition.
2001 - Feature screenplay 'Ekahi Of Hawaii' won FIRST PLACE for animation at the Santa Clarita International film festival.
2001 - Feature screenplay 'Two At Low Eight' was a SEMI-FINALIST in Worldfest-Houston.
2001 - Feature screenplay 'Irreverent Interns' was a semi-finalist in the Bare Bones International Screenplay & Film Festival Competition thus receiving 'HONORABLE MENTION'.
2000 - Feature screenplay 'Double Bubble Trouble' won SECOND PLACE for animation at the Burbank International Children's Film Festival.
2000 - Feature screenplay 'African Adventure' was in the TOP TEN in the Red Inkworks screenwriting competition.
2000 - Feature screenplays, 'Ekahi of Hawaii' and 'Double Bubble Trouble', were in the TOP TEN of the Skorpeonyx entertainment screenwriting competition.
2000 - Feature screenplay 'The Phantom Of The Comedy Club' was a FINALIST in the Bare Bones International Screenplay & Film Festival.
1999 - Feature screenplay 'Running Deer' received 'HONORABLE MENTION in the Best In The West Screenwriting Competition.
1999 - Feature screenplay 'Ekahi of Hawaii' was eliminated in the final competition at the Flagstaff International Film Festival.
1998 - In the Hutton-McLean Literary Associates Writing Contest - WINNER of the short screenplay competition with 'Romero And Julie'.
SCREENWRITING INSTRUCTORS UNDER WHOM HE HAS STUDIED: (ALPHABETICALLY)
Edward DiLorenzo, John Vorhaus, Les Roberts, Malvin Wald, Danny Simon and Scott Young.
DENNIS GOLDBERG, M.D. IS ALSO A WELL SEASONED PROSE FICTION WRITER:
DOUBLE BUBBLE TROUBLE - A fantasy novel for 10 - 14 year olds published by Level 4 Press found at http://www.level4press.com/ . Dennis Goldberg, M.D. is currently in Los Angeles promoting this as well as continuing to write episodes for the TV show WANNABEME.
SHORT STORY HISTORY:
Dennis Goldberg, M.D. has penned over 150 short stories entitled 'From Chuckles to Chills' which vary from mainstream to experimental; from twenty-five word flash fiction to novella; and represent all genres.
DENNIS GOLDBERG, M.D. HAS HAD OVER 30 OF HIS SHORT STORIES PUBLISHED IN MANY SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS BOTH ON LINE AND IN PRINT.