WELCOME TO THE FISHBOWL – co-written with Donald Rae
An aspiring, unemployed writer is offered a chance at representation by a prominent literary agent offers an aspiring, unemployed writer a chance at representation if she can get a famous, suicidal author to an awards ceremony in Aspen.
BROKEN RECORD – co-written with Donald Rae
A broken-hearted recording engineer attempts to reunite a legendary ‘70s rock band in order to impress his rock journalist ex-girlfriend and win her back.
WE’LL ALWAYS HAVE PARIS– co-written with Donald Rae
A couple on the verge of divorce returns to Paris where they met in order to discover if they’re still good together.
MONA IN THE PROMISED LAND (based on the novel by Gish Jen)
17 year old Mona Chang, self-made mouth, turns her traditional Chinese parents’ lives on end when she converts to Judaism, smokes pot, has sex, and befriends the racially diverse group of workers at her family’s pancake house. In being a true American teen, she risks her family’s tenuous grasp on the American dream.
“=” (formerly known as THE PRISONER AND THE PROFESSOR) Alfred P. Sloan script at Hamptons International Film Festival Screenwriting Lab
Inspired by a true story…San Francisco Bay Area, 1950 – a physicist engaged in the top secret development of the hydrogen bomb forms an unlikely bond with a prisoner in Alcatraz and a free-spirited poet, full in the knowledge that either relationship may bring about the complete destruction of his world.
In an accidental shooting, a young woman gets a bullet lodged in her brain. Discovering it’s inoperable but could be fatal any moment, she hits the road with her best friend and together they try to outrun their demons.
VAYA CON DIOS
Sheryl’s very first script, a film noir following a female PI through the mean streets of San Francisco. Hey, we all have to start somewhere.
On a winter weekend getaway, a woman picks up a musician who ignites her creative passion.
A young woman goes on a search for love and self-understanding with the help of two lovers.
“The Promise of Honey” published in Night Train
“Prague Story” published in Queen City Review