Phillip E. Hardy is an award winning writer, musician and consultant with a wide range of experience and education. He began his career in developing and creating the first historical fiction novel about the Hatfield-McCoy feud. Kingdom Of The Hollow, The Story Of The Hatfields and McCoys, was revised and republished as a kindle book in May of 2012. During the month of June, it was the bestselling 19th century historical fiction book at Amazon marketplace. The kindle has since sold thousands of copies. Hardy’s work was also entered into the Kentucky Historical Library.
As screenwriter, his current projects include recently completing a horror/thriller screenplay called The Willing, loosely based on the Stanford and Milgram experiments; and has recently wrapped up work on the action genre story Pascals’ Coming. He recently worked with Producer Zane Levitt developing a script about the radical Angel Davis. His screenplays have recently garnered recognition as finalist and "Official Selection" at 2013 Richmond Film Festival and second round finalist at 2013 Austin Film Festival. He is also a 2013 finalist and semi-finalist in several other screenplay competitions.
Phillip E. Hardy was a long time contributing writer for Sound the Sirens online magazine and has reviewed countless CD’s, books and films including Capote, There Will Be Blood and The Social Network. He has published articles on Hackwriters as well as several other online magazines. Recently, his review of the History Channel’s Hatfields and McCoys miniseries has been widely read and sparked tremendous controversy at Amazon.com.
2013 Winner - Best Thriller - Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest 2013 Official Selection - Richmond Film Festival - "Within These Walls, The Angela Davis Story" 2013 Finalist - Creative Scope Awards - "The Willing" Second Round Finalist - Austin Film Festival - "The Immortal Jack The Ripper" (2013) Second Round Finalist - Filmmaker's International Screenplay Competition - "Within These Walls, The Angela Davis Story" (2013) Semi-finalist - The Screenplay Festival - "Pascal's Coming" (2013) Quarter-finalist - Screencraft Action/Thriller Script Contest - "The Willing" (2013) Quarter-finalist - Screencraft Action/Thriller Script Contest - "Pascal's Coming" (2013) Quarter-finalist - Screencraft Action/Thriller Script Contest - "The Immortal Jack the Ripper (2013) Quarter-finalist - Richmond Film Festival - "The Immortal Jack the Ripper" (2013) Finalist - Richmond Film Festival - " Kingdom of the Hollow, The Story of the Hatfields and McCoys" (2012) Links
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