Best Selling Author of The Holiday Series and The Gumboot & Gumshoe Series

Screenplays by Laura Hesse

To visit Laura’s IMBDPro professional page, click on the following link: Laura Hesse (III)

Screenplay Options (Current/2017):

One Frosty Christmas (family), The Great Pumpkin Ride (family), A Filly Called Easter (family), Independence (family), Valentino (family), Defying Hope (horror), Gumboots (crime/black comedy), The Dastardly Mr. Deeds (crime/black comedy), and Whisper’s Lost and Found (thriller – teens/adults): Optioned to Select Services Films. For Status Information – please call Susan Johnston, President, Select Services Films.

Previous Options:

Independence 2015 – Magic Elevator Productions

Screenplays available:

Thin Line of Reason: Feature. What kind of man wears a dead man’s face? A cop’s sister unwittingly becomes involved in a game of cat and mouse with a killer. Completed screenplay. Low budget MOW.  (paranormal thriller) Adapted from the novel.

Unicorn: Series of 10 minute animated shorts. Animation required. Ideal for children’s web series or app.


  • Author of 3 YA, 1 teen/ adult, 1 non-fiction, 2 adult novels, plus 8 screenplays.
  • Contest standings: 3rd place Winner 8th Annual StoryPro Screenwriting Contest 2015 with Valentino; Semi-finalist in the 2010 and Quarter Finalist in the 2007 Page Awards with Gumboots and One Frosty Christmas.
  • Previous Options: Independence to Magic Elevator Productions LLC.
  • Produced Short – Opening Narration Script, Inspired By Horses DVD, A Journey of Horsemanship with  Jonathan Field.  Jonathan is one of Canada’s most sought after natural horsemanship clinicians and trainers. Visit
  • Publicist, Joan Larson, Canada’s foremost equine artist. Visit
  • Publicist, Oprah O List Member and celebrated glass artist, Ted Jolda. Visit
  • Publicist, Ken Kirkby and Joan Larson in Two Artists, One Nation, One Community Art Exhibit, Ucluelet, BC (2011)
  • Publicist, Vancouver Island Symphony, BC Boys Choir, and Fred Penner Tour in conjunction with VI Childrens Festival (2009)
  • RCMP Musical Ride Articles: In Her Majesty’s Service (Gaitpost Magazine, Oct/Nov 2009), printed by special permission of the RCMP Foundation & RCMP Musical Ride Management Team;  Calling All Kids – RCMP Name the Foal Contest (Gaitpost Magazine & Horsepower Magazine, May 2010)
  • Freelance Journalist, Oceanside Star, 2009-2011, and Homes and Living Magazine 2009.

For Treatments or Scripts, please contact Laura Hesse at or phone (250) 248-7589