Sibley has nine screenplays in various stages of Hollywood production, including the award winning “Where all the Rattlesnakes Are Born” (Silver Medal, Best Screenplay, WORLDFEST, Houston, 1992) and “White On Rice”(retitled “RELATIVE TRUTH,” formerly “Approximate Lives”, Finalist, Best Screenplay, Charleston-Spoleto Festival, 1994). “December Story,” “Amor,” and “Dead Giveaway” are all presently under option.
To view a five minute YouTube “teaser” video of Sibley’s screenplay AMOR, click below:
DECEMBER STORY was one of 12 Finalist for the 2008 KAIROS PRIZE for “Spiritually uplifting screenplays”
His screenplays have also been optioned by such esteemed directors as John Schlesinger (MIDNIGHT COWBOY), Arthur Hiller (LOVE STORY) and Pete Masterson (THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL). He’s co-written three screenplays with actress Diane Ladd (“Hot Water Biscuits,” “High Maintenance,” and “The Last of the Bad Girls”) and another (“The Big Hurt”) for actor Tab Hunter.
(In the 6/9/04 Texas Writer’s League Newsletter, workshop participants rated Sibley’s class as, “Bill Sibley is a fabulous seminar leader and teacher. He’s also extremely entertaining.” “Sibley is so personable and helpful.” “Bill was really prepared – felt he took the time and his responsibility seriously.” On a scale of 1 to 10 many rated Bill a 20!)
A recent interview of Bill can be found in the VOICE OF ART MAGAZINE (VOL 15, Issue 2, 2008 – page 18)