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Family Secret

The lives of two powerful families intertwine to create a personal tragedy of enormous consequence which in turn propagates one of the most famous murder mysteries of the twentieth century. Synopsis

Written by: Warren R. Hull     [Contact Author]
Format: Screenplay
Starring Roles For: Scarlett Johansson
Emma Watson
Matthew McConaughey
In the Vein Of: LA Confidential
True Confessions
Gangster Squad
Posted: 09/19/2008
Updated: 01/14/2017
Author Bio: Warren holds his Certificate in Film and Television from the UCLA Writers' Program. In 2016, he was named as one of the top 100 Filmmakers in the World by the Action on Film International Film Festival. Warren is the author of two non-fiction true crime books and is considered to be a leading authority on early Los Angeles politics and organized crime in the 1920's through 1940's, the development of Las Vegas, the life of famed billionaire Howard Hughes and the 1947 murder of gangster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel. Warren's screenplays have taken top honors at such festivals as the California Independent Film Festival, the Beverly Hills International Film Festival, the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, the Canadian International Film Festival, The Canadian Diversity Film Festival, the Alaskan International Film Festival, the Action on Film International Film Festival, the NOVA Independent Film Festival and the Orlando International Film Festival, to name but a few and have been tabbed as finalists at more than 100 events.

Contest Results: California Independent (First Place)
Action On Film (First Place, Best Crime Drama)
Los Angeles Independent (First Place)
International Independent (First Place, Gold Winner)
NOVA Film Fest (First Place)
Indie Gathering (Second Place)
Beverly Hills Fest (Third Place)
Cannes Screenplay (Third Place)
Las Vegas Screenplay (Third Place)
Adapted Screenplay (Finalist)
Nevada Film Office (Finalist)
SkyFest (Finalist)
StoryPros Awards (Semifinalist)
L.A. Cinema Film Fest (Finalist, 2010)
Nevada Fest (Finalist)
World Series (Finalist)
Back in the Box (Finalist)
Fresh Voices Feature (Quarterfinalist, ON-GOING)
WriteMovies (Semifinalist, Writing Contest #19)
SoCal International (Semifinalist)
Cynosure (Quarterfinalist, Strong female role )
FilmMakers/Feature (Honorable Mention)
Fade In (Quarterfinalist)