Boy In A Backpack
When a townie has-been finds himself in debt with a local drug dealer he decides to use his handicapped little brother in a charity scam, kickstarting a journey with the potential to reunited the estranged brothers.
Brad’s feature screenplay won The Big Script Competition (The Black List, Indigenous Media, Josh Hutcherson). After which the script was optioned by Indigenous Media (Jon Avnet, Rodrigo Garcia, Jake Avnet). As part of this emerging filmmaker incubator, Brad was given a budget to direct a proof-of-concept short film based on his feature screenplay. The short was acquired by Conde Naste and has over 669,000 views online. Currently, the feature film is being setup by Indigenous Media with Brad attached to direct. Check out the SHORT FILM BELOW:
A Muslim girl living in New Jersey hires a war-veteran amputee to help hunt down a predator. The unlikely pair’s cross country odyssey takes them deep into America and even deeper into themselves where they discover that the monster within may be just as dangerous as the one they hope to bring to justice.
This dark comedy was a finalist in the Script Pipeline First Look Project.
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Brad is currently completing his debut novel.
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