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Philip Pierce

Agent: David Saunders, APA -

Philip Pierce is a writer/producer as well as a clinical psychologist and UCLA Lecturer. He wrote and produced the feature film BOY CULTURE based on the novel by Matthew Rettenmund. It premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival, won 21 international awards, and was distributed theatrically. He produced the sequel BOY CULTURE: THE SERIES, which premiered at OutfestLA and the British Film Institute in London. It has won 4 Best Film Fest prizes.

A number of Philip's scripts have won awards and been optioned. In addition, FREUD AND JUNG IN AMERICA was a finalist for a Sloan Grant and was selected by the WGA for a showcase performance and LOST LEGEND was selected by the WGA Latinx Committee for a scene reading and was a Nicholl Fellowship Semi-Finalist. MOVE by Academy Award Nominee Matthew Diamond (DANCEMAKER) to which Philip contributed a rewrite was optioned by United Artists.


Male, LGBTQ+, Over 40

Philip Pierce


(Sci-fi Thriller - THE FUGITIVE meets CONTAGION)

A doctor, suspected of starting an epidemic of a rare disease, goes on the run to clear his name and find the real perpetrator while a relentless FBI bioterrorism agent pursues him.


(Action/Adventure, Latinx)

Set in 1790's California, a privileged young woman, struggling to avenge the death of her father, takes on a dual identity as Zarra. Ultimately, she becomes the unlikely defender of the oppressed Indigenous people: the legend before the legend. Insprired by the public domain novel, The Curse of Capistrano.


(Psychological Thriller)

A young FBI behavioral analyst struggles with inner demons as he tracks down an escaped serial killer -- his own father. 

Character-driven, Science, Medical, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Psychological, Historical/Alternative History, International

Male, LGBTQ+, Over 40


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