Greg Acuna – has an unusual combination of business and creative experiences from writing, directing and producing media projects to managing complex ventures for major IT companies. He has a degree in political science from University of Southern California and a Masters degree in playwriting from San Francisco State University.
Greg has written/directed one feature film, co-written two other produced features and been a script doctor on several projects. Other accomplishments include two novels, several productions of his plays, poetry published in four countries, composing songs, directing music videos, and writing articles. He has taught screenwriting at the university level.
He has also been a consultant for Paramount Pictures, Exchange Cubed, Arthur Anderson, CNA and others. Greg has lived in Goa, India for the past 12 years.
Major Creative Projects:
The Document, SciFi, (Novel), Writer, In Progress
Revolution American Style, Political Satire, (Novel), Writer, 2011
Earthlings, Edutainment (Animation/Live-Action Series), Writer/Director, 2006-2009
Buddha's Dead, Literary, (Novel), 2005
Sister Sonali, (Music Videos), Director, 2004-5
Romeo & Juliet, Stage Video, (Drama), Director, 2001
Girls Night Out, Feature Film, (Drama), Co-Writer, 1994
Sisters, Feature Film, (Action), Co-Writer, 1993
Marriage of Inconvenience, Feature Film, (Comedy), Writer/Director, 1990, San Francisco
No Place Like Home, Stage Play, (Drama), Writer, 1988, Miami
Breakfast, Stage Play, (Experimental), Writer, 1987, Krakow, Poland
People, Stage Play, (Experimental), Writer, 1985, San Francisco
A Day in the Park, Stage Play, (Drama), Writer, 1985, San Francisco
Family’s All Here, Stage Play, (Comedy), Writer/Director, 1984, San Francisco
What Drives Me: As a writer I'm driven by the passion to tell stories that I find meaningful. Much of that has to do with looking at the world differently and expressing it in a way that is both entertaining and though provoking. I work consistently writing four to six hours a day while on a project. Though writing is often a difficult process the progression of a creative work is highly fulfilling and exciting. It is well worth the time and effort.
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