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BORDERS

Television Pilot | Limited Series | Drama | 59 pages | 2020

Dominic is an undocumented college student. When authorities learn his legal status, he’s taken to an immigration detainment center where he awaits his trial with an ensemble of Latin American detainees. While there, his life is threatened by the atrocious and inhumane conditions allowed by the U.S. criminal justice system within the walls of the ICE camp.

Borders was submitted to multiple screenwriting competitions where it advanced as a finalist more than once. Read what people are saying about it HERE.

Screenwriter

Victor Adame is a Los Angeles based screenwriter and actor originally from Riverside, California. As a Latino writer, he’s passionate about telling character-driven stories from underrepresented communities like his own. Victor is currently a Screenwriting MFA student at Chapman University’s Dodge Film School, working towards a career in independent film. He has interned at various companies such as the Newport Beach Film Festival, The Actor's Studio of Orange County, and The Black List where he was an Academy Gold Rising intern. Some of his writing inspirations are Little Miss Sunshine, Moonlight, and Y Tú Mamá También. His Chapman short film, Homecoming, is set to be released this summer.

View his writing portfolio HERE

View his resume HERE.

Victor Adame - Screenwriter

¡RAZA!

Feature Film | Drama | 95 pages | 2021

Amidst a year-long devastating trial, four Chicano siblings come-of-age in the barrio of Riverside, California.

¡Raza! was submitted to multiple screenwriting competitions where it advanced as a finalist more than once. Read what people are saying about it HERE.
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Thunder Boys

Feature Film | Drama | 94 pages | 2022

A behind the scenes look at a Latino boy band in the late 1980s as the four boys come-of-age while chasing their dreams.

A Bad Feeling: Horror Podcast

Episode 2x05 -- "ISO: Woman, Under 30, Carb-Free"

Narrative Podcast | Comedy/Horror | 17 pages | 2022

A lonely millennial turns to dating apps to find love. She gets a hook, but soon finds out that this smooth-talker is thirstier than she is.

Listen to the episode HERE.

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Writing Portfolio

2022

Samples/pages available upon request.

THUNDER BOYS

  • Feature Film | Drama | 94 pages

  • Log Line: A behind the scenes look at a Latino boy band in the late 1980s as the four boys come-of-age while chasing their dreams.

HOMECOMING

  • Short Film | Drama | 8 pages

  • Log Line: After spending ten years in prison, Ray finally returns home to his family. His newfound struggle to connect to his wife and children puts the future of his family in jeopardy.

  • PRODUCED | Directed by Roger Torres | Currently in Post-Production.

UPPERCUT

  • Short Film | Drama/Comedy | 17 pages

  • Log Line: When a down-on-his-luck college student's insurance runs out, he can no longer afford to pay for his depression medication. He takes up street fighting to win cash to save his mental health.

2021

¡RAZA!

  • Feature Film | Drama | 95 pages

  • Log Line: Amidst a devastating trial, four Chicano siblings come-of-age in the barrio of Riverside, California.

THINKIN' BOUT U

  • Short Film | Drama/Comedy | 8 pages

  • Log Line: Shortly after a painful breakup, a young hopeless romantic gets a call from his ex-girlfriend. Was it intentional or was it an accident? With the help of his friends, he must find out.

A BAD FEELING: HORROR PODCAST

Episode 2x05 -- "ISO: Woman, Under 30, Carb-Free"

  • Narrative Anthology Podcast | RomCom/Horror | 17 pages

  • Log Line: A lonely millennial turns to dating apps to find love. She gets a hook, but soon finds that this smooth talker is thirstier than she is.

  • PRODUCED | Directed by Deanna Gomez | Listen here.

END CREDITS

  • Short Film | Comedy | 3 pages

  • Log Line: A Latino movie theater employee just wants to finish his job and go home. When an elderly Latina woman won't leave the theater, they must find a way to communicate despite not speaking the same language.

  • PRODUCED | Directed by Yinghui Li | Watch now.

2020

BORDERS

Episode 1x01 -- "Criminals, Drug Lords, and Rapists"

  • Television Pilot | Limited Series | Courtroom Drama | 59 pages

  • Log Line: Dominic is an undocumented college student. When authorities learn his legal status, he’s taken to an immigration detainment center where he awaits his trial with an ensemble of Latin American detainees. While there, his life is threatened by the atrocious and inhumane conditions allowed by the U.S. criminal justice system within the walls of the ICE camp.

NIKO & LUCA

  • Short Film | Drama | 7 pages

  • Log Line: Two childhood best friends reunite for the first time after graduating high school. They realize too much time has passed and they've grown apart. Now they must decide how involved they want to be in the other's life. 

TORTILLAS

  • Documentary Short Film | 5 minutes 42 seconds

  • Log Line: Three generations of Mexican-American women discuss matriarchs and the hardships of life while teaching how to make homemade tortillas.

  • Watch here.

 

2019

PLAN: V

  • Short Film | Sci-Fi/Drama | 10 pages

  • Log Line: Following centuries of climate change and pollution, the planet Earth is nearing its end. The planet’s remainders must find a solution to save mankind from their own destruction.

  • PRODUCED | Directed by Rebecca Chen | Watch the trailer.

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