Don Bapst

Screenwriter | Instructor

Short Bios

Don Bapst ( is a filmmaker, screenwriter and novelist whose psychological thriller "Caluculating Euphoria" has been optioned by LeoMark Studios. Bapst has also directed his own short films, including "Chris," an intimate look at female-to-male transsexuality, and "Modeled," an exploration of the work of photographer G. Elliott Simpson. His documentary essay “Good Grief” was nominated for best documentary at the SoCal Creative and Innovative Film Festival. Winner of the 2010 award for Best Up and Coming Filmmaker at the Inside Out Film Festival, Bapst is also the author of three novels and several plays. His English translation of Garbrielle Wittkop's novel, "The Necrophiliac," was called a "masterpiece" by The Guardian.

my screenplays

Calculating Euphoria