BREFNI O'ROURKE is a twice optioned screenwriter who has studied filmmaking at the Academy of Art College San Francisco and SUNY Empire State New York.
He is the author of more than 40 original feature-length screenplays, including the critically acclaimed "Conscience", "Spontaneous Human Combustion", "Valley of the Shadow", and "Klepto."
"God's Work", a supernatural-thriller, was optioned by The Ferla Consulting Group. "Threshold", a horror-thriller, on which he is a co-writer, has recently been optioned by an independent production company. (http://www.formationfilms.com/)
"Wake", a psychological-thriller, was recognized as a quarter-finalist in the Final Draft/Big Break Contest(top 10% of 6,669 entries) and the American Zoetrope contest (judged by Francis Ford Coppola), also as a quarter-finalist.
"Panopticon", an action-thriller, was selected as a "Notable Project" by Amazon Studios.