Jona Doug

Screenwriting
Spec Scripts
Works for Hire
Collaborative Partnerships/Co-Writing Ventures
 

Jona Doug

ABOUT

Jona Doug is a lifelong creative writer, husband, dad and lawyer who lives in Michigan.  He has a creative spirit and is a professional, deadline-meeting, team player.

 

Though a multi-genre award-winner, he has a penchant for thriller/horrors. He has courtroom trial experience. He enjoys the outdoors... hunting, shooting, fishing, Jeeping, hiking.

A child at heart, Jona began writing in early childhood. His first professional gig was the sale of a fictitious thriller anecdote to The Detroit News for its column, It Happened to Me, at age fourteen. He thereafter worked the craft of short short fiction and poetry before screenwriting.  

Always interested in collaborating on interesting projects, Jona Doug recently contributed as an additional writer on the feature thriller, Outlier, streaming on all platforms as of November 2021.

Profiles and awards at Coverfly, ISA and IMDb.

See more about Jona here, In the Spotlight.

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Jona Doug

AVAILABILITIES

Scripts:

Jona Doug has spec scripts in many genres of shorts with monthly and annual placements on The Red List in Thriller, Family, Horror and Comedy genres available. 

 

See some available scripts here.

Collaborations:

Jona has assisted filmmakers by co-writing, re-writing and additional writing to spruce-up stories with additional flare and emotional payoff.

As a multi-genre disciplined story-teller, and  practicing contract lawyer, Jona is trained at discerning the tone of existing content and blending in new content collaboratively with other creators.

Collaborations and credited works-for-hire on great ideas can be rewarding for all parties involved.  If you need a script or co-writing on an existing script or idea in development, reach out!

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Available Scripts
 

Shorts

Boxed In (Action; 10 Pgs) NEW
A straight-edged street racer in a sharp sportscar tries to get medicine to his anxious mother before her panic attack when he's boxed in by a gang of mysterious cars after he honks his horn.

The Blue Ball (Family; 22 Pgs)  NEW
A selfish man discovers his better self on a beach after he sets out to retrieve a blue ball his son lost in the water and ends up between the powerful forces of nature that took it and the graceful submission by which it was taken.  First Place and other top Award Winner (ISA)

Jolly's Sweet Revenge (Horror; 24 Pgs) NEW
A young black policewoman stumbles on and investigates possible corruption involving child trafficking and discovers that her innocent little victim has his own sweet method of revenge. 
Best Screenplay and other top Award Winner (
ISA)

A Visit from the Candyman (Drama Thriller; 8 Pgs)
A sweet young boy unwittingly solicits an insidious drug dealer to get his withdrawing junkie dad out from under a bed, the deadly consequences of which reveal a social worker who just may be the dealer himself cleaning up his own mess. First Place and other top Award Winner (ISA)
 
Old Tom Snyder (Comedy, Drama; 32 Pgs.)
An insecure man discovers himself after he goes on a search for his barber, upon whom he relied heavily for life advice, after the barber leaves town unexpectedly. Second Place and other top Award Winner (ISA)

Testament of Nidification (Thriller; 14 Pgs)
A spiritually dead man is left to reconcile his eternal destiny with his actions as he waits in bed for certain death- by vengeful mob or authorities- after he commits a gruesome act - but finds life upon the visit of a third, unexpected, visitor.

Closed for October (Thriller; 10 Pgs)
A stoic man struggles with new emotions when his plans for Halloween are hampered by an intrusive governing authority and his resulting concern for the welfare of his friend.

Features

White Room (Faith, Fantasy / Thriller; 94 Pgs)  NEW
A carnal seminary student awakens trapped in a white cube with wings sewn to his back where he's tortured and confounded until a mysterious visitor resurrects his faith to survive on the outside.

Caribbean Cruise Vacation (Comedy; 114 Pgs)
A backward-thinking boomer must break free from his white culture-centric comfort zone when forced to take a black teen on a family cruise in place of his estranged son.



Features in Progress (Available Soon)

Jolly's Sweet Revenge (Horror; ___ Pgs) COMING SOON
A young black policewoman stumbles on and investigates possible corruption involving child trafficking and discovers that her innocent little victim has his own sweet method of revenge. 

Halloween Game (Horror; ___ Pgs) COMING SOON
Logline Reserved.


Boxed In (Action; ___ Pgs) COMING SOON
A straight-edged street racer in a sharp sportscar tries to get medicine to his anxious mother before her panic attack when he's boxed in by a gang of mysterious cars after he honks his horn.
 

All awards placements and additional screenplays viewable at ISA.

 

Jona Doug

CONTACT ME

Reach out to inquire about one of my scripts or writing or co-writing on a project.

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