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Stephen John Beyer

Screenwriter, Producer.
Cobleskill, New York
Stephen John Beyer returned to screenwriting after raising a family and performing his own brand of comedy as host. Since 2019, he has written seven award winning screenplays, earned over 165 accolades, contributed to indie-film, and achieved his ambitious goal of three films in development. He has also received script consultation from the best in the biz including, Script Consultant Karina Wilson, Amazon Studio's Script Analyst Michael Schulman, Amazon Studio's Story Analyst Riley Fullerton, Disney's Marvel Manager of Development & She-Hulk showrunner Sean Earley, and Former New Line Cinema's Founder Bob Shaye's company Unique Features Director of Development. His fourth and sixth screenplays made the 2021 Virtual Pitch-Fest Top 50 Most Requested Scripts as well including his Horror Features "Solstice" and "Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?" And his first and fifth screenplays including "Living in the Moments" which is a Romantic Comedy that is inspired by his own true story landed in the Top 10% of projects on Coverfly and has been published by Dizzy Emu Publishing.



The patrons, staff, and a group of armed invaders inside a rural bar must identify the bloodthirsty psycho among themselves before it is too late.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery & thriller

Original Language: English

Director: Jason Horton

Producer: Robert Bravo, Kevin Caliber, Sean A. Reid

Writer: Gregory Blair, Jason Horton

Release Date (Theaters): Mar 8, 2023  Limited

Release Date (Streaming): Mar 8, 2023

Runtime: 1h 23m

Distributor: Indie Rights

Production Co: 50 Caliber Productions, Sky Island Storytelling


Written by Stephen John Beyer


A widowed man renovates an old movie theatre that is haunted by an evil spirit who shares a similar past, which all pays homage to the Golden Age of Hollywood.


• The story is about an aspiring writer and film fanatic named Charles Foster who is trying to move forward after the loss of his wife Susan, as he continues their dream of being theatre owners, and to fulfill his promise to love again.

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The multi award winning “Desperate Souls”

Horror Feature

Directed by S.j. Hermann
Produced by Ann Myrna

Living in the endless void of the afterlife, Moira survives on the lust, despair and grief of men, an existence this enchantress has known for eons as a succubus. Using her exquisite beauty, she lures them with false hopes of relief from the mental pain before consuming their broken souls. When Moira hears the cries of Devin, a man whose life dances on the edge of a razor blade, she's drawn to a pain she's never felt before. Discovering they both found what they have longed for, Moira is determined to keep them together and not let anyone stand in their way, no matter who she must kill.

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Romantic Comedy Feature

By Stephen John Beyer

Logline: When a middle-aged man develops romantic feelings for his coworker, he is challenged to grow up so he can have a more mature relationship with her, while also introducing her to his wild and crazy world of themed parties and karaoke.

"Living in the Moments" is written along the lines of films like "Swingers" and "Dodgeball"

and has earned 26 screenwriting accolades including Best Romance Screenplay.


The story is about Jon who is a middle-aged man that struggles to find love in a digital age and develops romantic feelings for his co-worker Holly. Jon is challenged to grow up a little, while also introducing Holly to his wild and crazy world of themed parties and karaoke.

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Horror Feature

By Stephen John Beyer

Logline: A young lady's visions brings her to Camp Forest Green during a Day of the Dead Celebration, while she seeks answers, her and other campers are preyed upon by apparitions and a mysterious blood-thirsty killer.

"All Souls Day" is written along the lines of films like "The Sixth Sense" and "Friday the 13th" and has won 17 accolades including Best Original Screenplay by the Hollywood Blood Horror Festival.


The story is about a clairvoyant named Alice who struggles with and is determined to confront her visions. Her most recent visions bring her to Camp Forest Green during a Day of the Dead Weekend Celebration. While most of Alice’s friends are unaware of such visions nor her abilities, her friends have kept secrets and resentments of their own.



The Wrong Guy
Honorable Mention
Cinemaniacs Film Fest 2024

“The Wrong Guy” continues its winning streak! Congrats to
Directors Andrea Navicella, Filmaker, Alberto Scisco, and crew!

Indie-Film Contributor Co-Producer Stephen John Beyer
tarring; Bruno Bilotta, (The equalizer 3) Luciano Arnieri, (Blue Rage) Michael Segal (Dark Resurrection) Lucille Perez (The last Duel) Thanks to our families for the support, and to our wonderful producers who believed in us !
Watch it here

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"Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?"

Thriller Feature 

Written by Stephen John Beyer
Optioned by Director/Producer Ennie Eastman

“Where Were You When the Lights Were Out? deals with a significant period in history that hasn't been used by filmmakers very often. It’s a drawing psychological thriller that simultaneously develops the protagonist and the plot, offering entertainment for the far-reaching audience!"  – Golden Script Review     

"Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?" is a Thriller Feature written along the lines of "Taxi Driver" and "Halloween" and has earned 16 accolades including Best Horror and Best Feature Screenplay.

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