Phil began his writing career on In Living Color (1992-93) collaborating with the Wayans siblings, Jim Carrey and Jamie Foxx. He also co-wrote 2000’s franchise- launching Scary Movie and was a writer/supervising producer on The Wayans Bros. (1995-99) and co-creator/co-executive producer of Nickelodeon’s hit series Cousin Skeeter (1998-2002). He co-wrote the spec scripts for the 1996 film Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood and 2001’s Not Another Teen Movie and recently executive produced his micro-budget Soul Santa (2021). Phil’s sold scripts, pitches and pilots to Disney, Paramount, DreamWorks, Fox, Warner Bros., Sony and many Independents. He’s also a credentialed instructor with the California Department of Education, has lectured on screenwriting at UCLA and USC film schools, and also volunteers with the Writers Guild Foundation’s Military Veterans Writing Project.

Elevate Your Script with the Screenwriter of Scary Movie, In Living Color and Soul Santa.


Phil will read your script* and provide script analysis and feedback regarding execution, structure, character development and plot and this is a run-on sentence! He will also offer tips and advice on how to make your script more marketable and attractive to studio and streaming executives, producers, agents, managers, directors and actors. Once you’ve had a chance to review the notes, Phil will also make himself available for a thirty-minute Zoom call to give you the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the notes in greater detail. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to develop your project with a professional writer who has worked in Hollywood for over thirty years. Aloha!
* No horror scripts, please.

$1,995/includes written notes and 45-minute Zoom session