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Kirk Davis

A Dangerous Mind

Drama

Based on a true story, a young doctor fights to stop the mysterious illness killing hundreds of thousands of pregnant women in 19th century hospitals. In the process, he discovers the existence of microorganisms. Rejecting his earthshattering theory, the entrenched medical establishment destroys his reputation and pushes him to the edge of sanity. He ultimately puts his life on the line to prove his theory once and for all.

Script by Sam Sloves & Kirk Davis
Copyright (c) 2014-2015 WGA Registered

Each year, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences sponsors the Nicholl Fellowship in screenwriting. A Dangerous Mind placed in the top 150 out of 7500+ entries.

Winner, Alfred P. Sloan Screenwriting Grant
Winner, Best Drama, 2012, CWA Awards
Official Selection, Hamptons International Film Festival Writers Lab
Staged reading, Hamptons International Film Festival
Official Selection, 2011 Sloan Summit NYC


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Planet 142

Comedy

Gary, the other son of God and Jesus' brother who never amounted to anything as a messiah, discovers that his favorite planet is about to be sundowned (downsized by the Gods with a supernova) for failing to evolve. Since this would also spell doom for the girl he has his eye on, Gary decides this is his chance to finally prove himself by saving Planet 142 (Earth, to you and me).

Winner of numerous screenplay competitions
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Script by Devin Crowley & Kirk Davis
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Time Paladin Jones (TV Pilot)

Comedy/Drama
Original 1 hour

A failed bee farmer, under pressure to save his family from the recession, goes over the edge and escapes into the guise of his favorite sci-fi hero, the Time Paladin Jones. As “the last vestige of honor in the universe,” can he dispense justice armed with only a defective cattle prod, atop an arthritic horse, and abetted by an escaped Mexican deportee?

(Based on “The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha” by Miguel Cervantes)

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Script by Kirk Davis
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American Rivals (TV Pilot)

The Hates That Made History.
Pilot: “Edison Versus Tesla!

Everything in our society is a competition, from the board room to the drive thru. So, too, is our history. Each episode pits two of today’s hottest comics against each other as they advocate for their favorite historical rival from an infamous (or forgotten) feud that changed the way we live. Our wise-guy host guides a live studio audience through a raucous half-hour pop-culture mash-up of the hates that made our history.

Comedy/Variety
Original Pilot, half-hour
It’s Drunk History meets The Daily Show.

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Script by Kirk Davis
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Prisoner of the Shallow End

Dark Comedy

A Hate Story.

Crossing paths with his nemesis throughout his life, Kip Jourgenson's "enemy" slowly takes away everything he has -- and becomes everything he ever wanted to be. Is it happenstance, his own weaknesses ­­ or simply fate? Nothing defines you better than your own hate.

Script by Kirk Davis


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