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But That's Not All Patricia's Original Draft (Script 1)

4.9 stars
13 11/28/10

Selling Life Patricia's Original Draft (Script 1)

5.0 stars
10 11/21/10



Patricia M. Mahon is a dual Irish and American citizen. A native of New York, Mahon attended Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y. at age sixteen and St. Clare's Hall in Oxford, England at age eighteen.

Mahon attended graduate school at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. She received First Division Honors and an Advanced Diploma in Anglo-Irish Literature. Mahon went on to teach writing and enroll in doctoral coursework in English Literature at Tulane University and the University of Arizona.

Mahon later attended the W.B. Yeats International Summer School in Sligo, Ireland featuring world Yeats scholars and distinguished poets including: Michael Yeats (son of W. B. Yeats), A. Norman Jeffares, Helen Vendler, Barbara Hardy, Michael Longley, Aeronwy Thomas (daughter of Dylan Thomas), Eavan Boland, Michael O Siadhail. She entered the University of Denver's doctoral program in 1990 and taught English Lit.

Mahon is a published poet and has won several poetry awards including, the Scottish International Open Poetry Competition for her poem “Descending Sinai.” Mahon has also authored over 20 original songs, writing both music and lyrics. Her original ballad “Liberty” was played on local New York radio stations back in 1986 for The Statue of Liberty’s Centennial Celebration.

Mahon moved to Los Angeles in 1994. Her original stage-play, The Abbey Yard, was produced at The Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles in May 2000 and was reviewed by The Hollywood Reporter, Daily Variety and the LA Weekly. The Abbey Yard is a play with music. Mahon also wrote one of the original songs, The Children of Boru for the stage performance of the play. Mahon has also authored a one-act stage play based upon a World War II war diary called The Journal of Archibald Manon, three original screen plays But That's Not All (comedy), The Abbey Yard (period piece), and Selling Life (contemporary drama), along with two full-length musicals: Wind Child in the Rain and The Road Taken.

In 2004, her comedy screenplay, But That’s Not All, was a Semi-Finalist at the Austin Screenwriting Festival and WriteMovies.Com.

In 2005, the screenplay version of The Abbey Yard won top prize (a Platinum Remi Award) at World Fest – Houston International Film Festival. It was also a Finalist in the 2007 PAGE awards and a Quarter Finalist in the 2007 Filmmakers International Screenwriting Competition. In 2008 The Abbey Yard was named Semi-Finalist and “Official Selection” at the European Independent Film Festival in Paris and one of six Finalists at The London Independent Film Festival.

Her screenplay Selling Life was a 2006 FADE-IN Quarterfinalist, a triple finalist in FilmMakers International Screenwriting Competition,, and WriteMovies.Com, Quarter-Finalist in the 2007 American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest, Semi-Finalist at VisionFest in New York, and Winner of the 2007 Boston International Film Festival Screenplay to Production contest.

In 2008, But That’s Not all was named a Semi-Finalist in the Fade In Awards. In addition, The Abbey Yard was a Semi-Finalist in the European Film Festival in Paris and a Finalist in The London Independent Film Festival. Selling Life was named a Finalist in the Long Island Film & TV Foundation Screenplay Competition and a Finalist in the SoCal Independent Film Festival.

In 2009, The Abbey Yard was named a Preliminary Finalist in the Creative World Awards.

In 2010, The Abbey Yard was Finalist at the Beverly Hills Film Festival.

AUTHOR CONTACT: Patricia M. Mahon. 8540 Eatough Avenue, West Hills, CA USA 91304

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