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John Arvai

Screenwriter

Short Bios

John Arvai is an aspiring screenwriter who has 9 completed features and is currently working on his 10th.  His successes include:


*Fresh Voices Screenplay Contest, 2014, 3rd Place Winner (Comedy), Yard of Bricks
*Final Draft Big Break, 2016, Top 10 Finalist (Action), Do or Die

*Tracking Board Launch Pad Feature Competition, 2017, Top 75, Off the Hook
*New York Screenplay Contest, 2016, Finalist (Family), Off the Hook
*Holiday Screenplay Competition, 2014, Top 5 Finalist, Christmas Scraps

*Screencraft Comedy Contest, 2014, Semifinalist, Yard of Bricks

*Screencraft Family-friendly Contest, 2017, Semifinalist, Off the Hook 

*Screencraft Family-friendly Contest, 2016, Semifinalist, Off the Hook
*Austin Film Festival, 2016, 2nd Round (Comedy), Off the Hook
*Austin Film Festival, 2015, 2nd Round (Comedy), Yard of Bricks
*Screencraft Action/Thriller Contest, 2015, Quarterfinalist, Bucket of Blood
*Screencraft Action/Thriller Contest, 2015, Quarterfinalist, Do or Die

*Screencraft Fellowship, 2016, Quarterfinalist, Off the Hook
*Screencraft Comedy Contest, 2016, Quarterfinalist, Tombstone Gang (a.k.a. Wild Wests)

*Final Draft Big Break, 2013, Quarterfinalist (Thriller), iKill

*Fresh Voices Screenplay Contest, 2017, Quarterfinalist (Family), Off the Hook 

*Fresh Voices Screenplay Contest, 2015, Quarterfinalist (Action/Thriller), Do or Die
*Nicholl Fellowship, 2012, Top 10%, Silent Soldier

 

He is also the author of the award-winning family picture book, Off the Hook: A Christmas Ornament Adventure, which was adapted from one of his screenplays.

 

BOOK AWARDS:

Foreword INDIES Book Of The Year, 2016, Finalist

Los Angeles Book Festival, 2016, Honorable Mention

Readers' Favorite, 2016, 5 Stars 

 

Details for the book, including the book trailer, can be found on his website offthehookbook.net. 

my screenplays

Bucket of Blood
Feature
 
 
Do or Die
Feature
 
 
Yard of Bricks
Feature
 
 
iKill
Feature
 
 
Christmas Scraps
Feature
 
 
Off the Hook
Feature
 
 
Silent Soldier
Feature
 
 
Wild Wests
Feature
 
 
Balloonatics
Feature