PUNCH CARD GIRLS
by Emily Aspland
Based on the writer’s family.
Logline: In 1960’s Birmingham – the industrial heart of England – ambitious working class girl Maggie Goodwin strives to make a name for herself in the new and innovative world of computer programming. But her social status, gender and disreputable Black Country family mean she’s got her work cut out for her in a world where men are in charge and women are just Punch Card Girls.
Bio: Emily is a British writer from the Black Country who moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of becoming a television writer. She has recently completed the UCLA Extension TV Writing Certificate with distinction, and was nominated by the UCLA Writing Department as “the best, brightest, most dynamic and interesting participant in the certificate program”, leading to her representing the certificate in their Public Relations work.
by Jeff Eagle
Story by Max Levine and Jeff Eagle
Based on the life of Zygmund Leboshevitz
Logline: The true story of an Auschwitz survivor who reinvents himself as a butcher in racially unstable Brooklyn.
Bio: Jeff Eagle was a writer for hire for the action/thriller screenplay, ZERO TOLERANCE, for Piccadilly Pictures (Darryl F. Azzopardi, producer). His comedy, MORTAL TENDENCIES was optioned to Stock Grange Productions (Jessica Rains & Gus Trikonis, producers, Gus Trikonis, director). His auto-biographical comedy, FADE TO BLUE, offer from Mad Mack Productions (Don Most, director/producer.
His dramedy, THE COUNT OF MONTE CEITO was a winner at the Telluride IndieFest. “Slapshot,” a memoir of his skating audition for George Roy Hill’s film, “SLAPSHOT,” won 1st place at The Palm Springs Writers Guild Awards. He was a staff writer for the feminist sketch comedy pilot, FEM-TV and attended NYU Film School and the Hollywood Scriptwriting Institute. He is a Scriptwriting U — Pro-Series Alumnus. In addition, he studied comedy writing with Jerry Paris and improv with The Groundlings.