writer: Alan Maki

Mr. What

February 2, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Mr. What" is a terrific movie named for the question Mattiesko Wuopio gets every time he says his name: "What!?" He always replies, "Exactly!" Mr. What spent the last 22 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, yet lives with the stigma of jail time as he re-enters society in tiny Tecumseh, [...]

Sidewalk Singer

January 14, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This remarkable movie showcases forgiveness and the theme of going on when life has been tough. Alan Maki not only stars as the main character, Kris Kivi, but also is the writer of the film. Maki turns in a fine and believable performance as do the other actors. The music of this film is also [...]

Choice to Cherish, A (Manuscript)

Dove Approved for All Ages

"A Choice to Cherish" is a wonderful story of redemption, forgiveness and compassion. Hillman writes a fantastic script from the book of the same name. The characters are well defined and the story is sure to be a family favorite. George Kinnunen is an elderly man of ill health. He has been [...]

All for Juvie (Manuscript)

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is a manuscript about a story that was seen in the news regarding a child stolen from her parents and found years later. When Rikki (Tara) discovers from Jackie the truth about her life, she is not willing to see the change as something better. But Dan (her biological father) sees it as an [...]