Vin Morreale, Jr. is an award-winning screenwriter, published author and internationally-produced playwright. He was selected as one of The Blacklist’s Top TV Writers in THE BLACKLIST’S 2015 TV WRITERS STAFFING BOOK over thousands of other writers whose material is reviewed by the organization.
Morreale has sold material to national TV shows, and has had a number of screenplays optioned, with two feature films produced to date.
He wrote, directed and produced the low-budget romantic comedy BREAKING & ENTERING, which continues to hold the record for the largest screening premiere in the Southeast, with 2,619 ticketholders and an $18,550.00 box office for a single showing at the historic Palace Theater.
Vin Morreale, Jr. was awarded the prestigious Al Smith Writing Fellowship, and his numerous scripts, stage plays and radio comedy have received than 1,000 productions throughout the United States, in addition to productions in England, Greece, Canada, Ukraine, Australia, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Kazakhstan, Italy, Russia and Sri Lanka.
In the past two years, he has seen his work translated into Spanish, Italian and Russian, had both screenplays and teleplays win or place in numerous writing and film festival competitions, including: Scriptapalooza, Final Draft Big Break Contest, ScreenCraft Writing Fellowship, Emerging Screenwriters, StoryPros Screenwriting Competition, Table Read My Screenplay, TV Writers People's Pilot Awards
and Austin Film Festival
. He has two new books - Mabel the Maple
and Knowing When To Leave
scheduled for publication in the second half of 2017.
His latest two-act comedy, THE KISS ME CURSE
was commissioned by LCP and proved to be the most successful play in the venerable theater’s 60-year history. And he was recently approached by a major New York producer to take THE KISS ME CURSE to Broadway
in the 2018/2019 season.
Vin Morreale, Jr. has written and directed numerous documentaries, including the internationally acclaimed, six-hour series The PGA of America's Complete History Of Golf, The Kentucky Derby Collector's Showcase, Rand McNally's "Central Florida", Altered Visions - The Dan Rhema Story
, as well as the Telly Award-winning
performance documentary, The Louisville Ballet's "Cinderella."
He was a founding member of the San Francisco Playwrights’ Center and the Senseless Bickering Comedy Theatre. His book on theater, Burning Up The Stage - Monologues, Short Scenes and Audition Pieces For Actors From Six To Seventy
, is carried world-wide through Dramatic Publishing, along with many of his other published plays https://www.dramaticpublishing.com/authors/profile/view/url/vin-morreale-jr