“Phil is an original and inventive screenwriter. He’s a natural! That's why I optioned his script. Twice! His energy and drive also makes our working relationship a pleasure."
Sias Wilson - producer (BAFTA winner)
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After working on dozens of film sets and attending one of the top film schools in the world (USC), Phil's first feature screenplay was optioned by a BAFTA-winning producer. Not long after, Phil was also nominated by the International Screenwriters' Association as a Top 25 Screenwriter To Watch.
Ever since then, he's been a working screenwriter and a scriptwriter for film, TV, and radio, crafting stories with diverse characters for clients in the U.S, Australia, India, the U.K, Italy, and the U.A.E.
CATSAWAY, the animated feature film Phil was hired to develop is in production in Abu Dhabi. Read more about CATSAWAY
Phil has been hired by producers in Italy to write FORTE, an exciting drama inspired by a true story.
"None to our surprise Phil delivered an incredible screenplay for our WWII film Fly Girls. Thank you for introducing Hannah, Ruby and the Fly Girls team!! Looking forward to our next collaboration!"
Elliott Yancey, p.g.a.
"I am beyond thrilled with Phil's screenwriting work on my animated feature film Catsaway. A special shout out to him for helping shepherd me through the maze of perfecting the story. Way to go! His animated TV pilot script for Khalfan and Fahman was also excellent. Well done!"
RED CENTRE FILMS
“My outline for Kindred is now a unique, fun, and meaningful kick-arse sci-fi script because Phil challenges your story to be the most potent it can be. Your script will be in great hands!”
PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT
Feature Film Writing Samples
Throughout his career as a screenwriter for hire, Phil has taken on a variety of projects that have served to enhance his storytelling skills in film and TV. The writing samples below are from his spec screenplay work and authorized snippets from his paid writing assignments. Follow this link for a full list of Phil's writing samples.
You can also view some of his shorter produced work which aired on the BBC.
Phil's first screenplay, The Third Bomb was optioned twice by a BAFTA-winning producer. He now works as a screenwriter for production companies, producers, and directors in Australia, England, the U.A.E, India, Italy, and the U.S. The animated feature film he was hired to develop, Catsaway is now in production.
Phil has over a dozen years of experience as a scriptwriter and producer in television. He created original short content and promos for BBC Studios, The History Channel and many others. He has been hired to write a pilot episode for an animated TV series. Phil also writes video scripts for small businesses and radio scripts for commercials.
Already have a screenplay or script and need help? Phil has worked as a reader giving script notes for Roland Joffee (The Mission), Cinergi, Hallmark and dozens of independent screenwriters, producers and directors. Choose from a range of options.
ARTICLES & NEWS
Below are links to blogs Phil wrote for some top screenwriting websites, mentions of his projects in the press
and links to great resources for screenwriters.