A Brief Curriculum Vitae
started writing in radio in 1976. After completing an award-winning radio
documentary (The Spirit in ’76), he went on to produce a
series of public service announcements (radio and television) for the
Faith America Foundation. Mr. Welty was later retained to write the
screenplay for Minnesota Connection, based on the popular
Warner paperback. (The picture starred Joseph Campanella and Rosie Greer.)
Charles Welty joined the Writers
Guild of America in 1981. Mr. Welty went on to write and co-produce the
pilot for a television series, Build it, America!, which was
produced by CCR Video in Hollywood, a publicly-traded company. In 1984, he
wrote a full-length treatment for a motion picture fantasy adventure
called Altarion’s Hero. After writing and
producing numerous radio and television commercials for a number of years,
Mr. Welty went on to write a feature-length science fiction
mystery/thriller for theatrical release,
The Rankin Paradox.
In 1997, Mr. Welty began the
background research on
Forever the Boys, and recommended
writer-director Mark Byers to prepare the first draft of the screen story
for the picture. Mr. Welty went on to prepare the first draft of the
Forever the Boys, the
biographical motion picture on the life and work of the Three Stooges.
In 1998, Mr. Welty began to develop
Venture Theater, a 45-minute stage play on entrepreneurship
for young people. He completed the screenplay for
Without Due Process, a
political-action thriller, in 2001. Mr. Welty completed the script for
The Problem of Cell 13, a
suspense thriller, in October of 2001. He completed
Ben-Yehuda in October of 2002.
In April of 2004, Mr. Welty
completed the script for
political-action thriller, and began the process of adapting the script to
a novel with David Scott. The novel is expected to be released in late 2006
or early 2007.
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