James A. Conrad
James A. Conrad
Author and Frontier Scientist
Filmmaker's Dictionary James A. Conrad Filmmaker's Dictionary, 2nd Edition, James A. Conrad co-author, with prime-time Emmy Award-winning producer-director Ralph S. Singleton. Over 5,000 terms; the film industry's largest reference dictionary. 2000; published by Lone Eagle Publishing, now a subsidiary of Viacom International Inc.
The Model-Actor's Dictionary James A. Conrad The Model-Actor's Dictionary, James A. Conrad author. Over 1,700 terms from modeling, acting, television commercials, music videos, etc.; the first dictionary published on the modeling industry. 1988; Note: copyright interests in both dictionaries were sold to Lone Eagle Publishing, now a subsidiary of Viacom International Inc., in 1999.
Writing projects

castle icon "The Sleeping Beauty" — Feature spec screenplay. A spellbound sleeping princess is awakened by the kiss of a future prince in this fairy tale fantasy set in England in the ninth century and high-tech world of the twenty-third century. An expanded retelling of the Charles Perrault fairy tale La Belle au Bois dormant (1697). Based on a 1981 film treatment by James A. Conrad. 135-page script. Status: available.

castle icon "The Sleeping Beauty" — A short novel adapted from the above screenplay. Status: planned for the future.

Roswell sign "The Wizards of Roswell" — A short screenplay. A mock documentary that presents an intriguing new theory about the famous flying saucer crash near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. Comedy. 21 pages. Status: available.

playing cards icon "Pick a Model, Any Model" — A short screenplay. A street magician out shooting magic tricks with his television crew on a city sidewalk encounters a group of models from a reality show. Comedy. 9 pages. Status: available.

presidential seal icon "Presidential Briefing" — Story. Every year while attending an economic summit, the presidents of the United States, Russia, and China meet secretly for a shared intelligence briefing on the latest visual and audio evidence purportedly of the paranormal, UFOs, and cryptozoology. This year, however, one of the videos they watch contains something extra. Status: available.

book question mark icon Various nonfiction and fiction projects in development not listed here.

Movie involvement (consultancy)
LifeRaft movie poster "LifeRaft" — Feature film (2016). After their boat mysteriously sinks, a group of friends, with no supplies and strange happenings, try to trust each other long enough to survive. Genre: Documentary-style (found footage) suspense/horror/paranormal thriller. Official website: LifeRaftmovie.com.  IMDb.
Free Resources for Writers
Richard-Attenborough "Hollywood isn't a single place where films are made — it's anywhere films are made."
— Oscar-winning British director-producer-writer-actor Sir Richard Attenborough (1923 - 2014)
James A. Conrad
Quick Personal Data  Mini Biography  /  IMDb
Born:  February 15, 1955.
Height:  6'1".
Eye Color:  Blue.
Children:  None.
Marital Status:  Single, unattached.
On Facebook?  No.
Twitter:  @James_A_Conrad
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Frontier Physics — Field of study: Possible consciousness effects on matter.
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Strange Talents
Strange Talents — I have conducted private laboratory research in psychokinesis; specifically, telekinesis. That is me in my telekinesis laboratory in 2001, age 46, on the right and as a mysterious toddler working my fingers between one and two years old on the left.
Definition of frontier scientist: A pioneering researcher employing scientific methodology in an attempt to make discoveries at the outer boundaries of known science. (Credit definition by dictionary writer James A. Conrad).
Telekinesis Laboratory - Photos
List: Telekinesis in Movies and TV
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