Yahel Herzog shooting trailer for Abraham, Maya Serhan looks on

Wounded soldier nursed by enemy, Maya Serhan and Amir Babayoff

THE SECRET SHIP
UNDERCOVER PATRIOT
THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE
and HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM
are each featured at the Link above with sample scenes: www.howardshulman.com

Screenplays

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CHICKS GOTTA SWIM Luscious wife of unfaithful televangelist goes off the rails, meets glamorous Hooker on the lam, and the two concoct the perfect revenge.

HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM. (thriller/​romance) A boy and girl with every reason to hate discover love. Bomb-wounded Israeli soldier clashes with fleeing Palestinian. (Screenplay is "Official Selection" at Oaxaca Film Festival)

IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA. Kidnapped "cowboy" Marine serving UN (true story) in Lebanon's maze of rival Muslims drags America into the new world as the mystery of his capture unwinds. (Won Gold Prize at Hollywood Screenplay Contest)

THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE. Action biopic of starving street kid who became most celebrated and glamorous aviatrix of the 20th century. [optioned]

THE SECRET SHIP. Action/​Thriller/​Romance. Vivacious ocean-explorer seeking lost ship saves it from diving pirate and seductive billionaire.

NEXT! Adventure/​Sci-fi/​Fantasy. Child Indigos worldwide meet by hacking an avatar game that enables them to shut down the planet’s oil economy.

FINAL QUEST: THE MOUNTAIN OF THE GODS. Action/​Adventure. Renowned archaeologist in mid-life crisis is lured into deadly race for lost city that harbors absolute spiritual power.

LOVE HITS EARTH (& Other Disasters). Zany Romantic Comedy A love-starved Medium chasing his dream girl gets tackled by ET’s who need him to save the planet.

TRIPPING TAMMY Sparkling farm girl slips into crystal meth addiction that drags her and her loved ones to hell...until an unbearable shock strikes such terror she vows if God reverses it, she’ll mend, and she does. (true story)

DREAM HOUSE (Musical). Outrageous romp: Country boy who dreams of city politics inherits a whore house--hookers, pushers, and mobsters.

PARALLEL LOVES. Romantic comedy. How can you get to "yes" in the real world when your dream lover won't let go.

UNDERCOVER PATRIOT. Revolutionary War. Girl outfoxes the guys, defies law to become celebrated hero (true story of Deborah Sampson).

COUNTDOWN. Female geophysicist and playboy reporter tapped by other-terrestrials to predict earthquakes and head off California 'big one.'

BOULE DE SUIF. Screen adaptation of Maupassant story. Prostitute sacrifices her honor for genteel companions fleeing Prussian army.


TREATMENTS/​PROPOSALS

ISLAND EARTH (Treatment) The unbeatable force - how one family meets the coming deluge.

THE LINE (Pilot in draft). US officer and female anthropologist are dropkicked into UN peacekeeping showdown.

A GOOD AMERICAN FAMILY (Registered proposal). WWII legacy of American/​Korean marriage explodes when granddaughter's fiance's Japanese grandfather is recognized as the keeper of a prostitution camp in which her grandmother was a "comfort woman.

“...fine Elizabethan juggle of intrigue, betrayal, passion... seethes sexuality... riveting.”
--VARIETY
“One of the most powerful antiwar plays ever penned.”
--Plays International, London
Gold Prize winner, Hollywood Screenplay Contest; "Dazzling" New York Screenplay Contest. U.S. Marine abduction.
Caught 'tween 2 wars. Ben Franklin’s last night where he longed to stay – the salon of Madame Helvetius - conjures war with his bastard son.
Lost treasure, sea adventure, intense love triangle. "I love it!" Consultant to James Cameron.
"delicious... delightfully grand." TIME OUT Outer Critics Circle, VOICE CHOICE
Dramedy. Televangelist's wife teams with hooker to sell sperm. Bill Boyle Coverage: "very talented writer... exceptional"
America's first heroine outfoxes all the guys until they thank her. A finalist at Sundance.
Plays and trilogy collections. Many FREE downloads:
Washington ignites Continental Army.
3 plays: Achilles, Kabuki Macbeth, Kabuki King Richard
Haiti: A Dream (WNYC, NPR) , The Sound of Sand, How His Bride Came to Abraham
Stand-up comic meets Joan of Arc - 'banned in Philadelphia"
Three plays:Please God No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!, Anton Himself, Masha, Too
Three plays :Tracking Blood White, Native Land, Sweet Land of Fire.
three plays ripped from headlines
"Americana with the spirit of a musical!" - at Edinburgh Festival
"haiku-like clarity…hypnotically beautiful, emotionally dizzying." —Chicago Sun-Times
“Unforgettable... You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES E-book available Free
"primal emotions... dazzling... beautifully distilled script" Chicago Sun-Times