John Michael Riva Jr.


DOWN ON TWO  |  ONE-HOUR  DRAMEDY

A short-fused Minor league catcher wrestles with the harsh reality that he's just not good enough for the big leagues. When he goes for a last-ditch tryout in the South, he uncovers an underdog with an undeniable promise - the team's female trainer who secretly coaches the team. 


HUNTER'S GOLD | FEATURE DRAMEDY

After the sudden death f her treasure-seeking husband, a financially desperate, uptight workaholic embarks on the same treacherous journey that claimed her husband's life. 


FONTANA | FEATURE DRAMA SCI-FI 

When a drone pilot suffering from PTSD is replaced by Fontana, an AI version of himself, he must face his inner demons in order to stop the program from unintentional destroying the world. 


SAT | COMEDY SHORT 

In order to pay back his student loans, an Ivy League grad earns money taking the SATs for rich kids. During his last scam, before calling it quits, he is caught and forced to choose between continuing the scheme or being outside as a fraud. 



MOTHER OF ALL RALLIES - DRAMEDY FEATURE

A liberal feminist mother struggles with her son's upbringing, who just so happens to absorb the alt-right extremist movement through an internet message board. As she watches her son change before her eyes, she must walk the tightrope of respecting her son’s views while holstering her own. 


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