Neil McGowan


Neil McGowan is a writer and actor based out of Los Angeles, CA. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from West Virginia University in Theatre. Neil is a member of the Pacific Resident Theatre Writers Group in Venice, CA. His short films, Like Old Times and Trip and Sloan, both of which he wrote and stars in, have appeared in many film festivals across the country, including the Austin Film Festival. His screenplay, NUMBERED, won the Slamdance Screenplay Contest, and was a finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Contest and the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Contest. (A novelization of NUMBERED  is available for purchase on Amazon.) His play TRACKS IN THE SNOW  won the 2008 Mildred and Albert Panowski Playwriting Award and was produced at Northern Michigan University. His play LONE-ANON, produced at award-winning Rogue Machine Theatre in Los Angeles, was named one of the Top Ten plays of 2013 by L.A. Weekly Magazine. He has adapted LONE-ANON  to a screenplay called LONERS  which will be released in 2019. His play MY GIRLFRIEND IS AN ALIEN! BY KEITH DEFACTO  had its world premiere at Pacific Resident Theatre in 2016 and was published by Stage Rights. In 2018, his play DISPOSABLE NECESSITIES  was named as a finalist in the Austin Film Festival Playwriting Contest.








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Neil McGowan

A 22nd Century wife (in a man's body) attempts to convince her husband to accept her plan for their family.

Neil McGowan

In the 22nd Century, an aging man confronts his longtime wife with the truth about which of her many bodies he appreciated the most.

Neil McGowan

Dee, dying of cancer in the 22nd Century, rejects her estranged parents' wish that she exchange her current body for a young, healthy one.