Screenwriter DS Brechner signs deal for a reality TV show based on 16 year old race car driver

Miami, Florida based screenwriter DS Brechner signs deal with Breathless Racing's Ernie Francis Jr (16) for a reality based TV show about the young drivers rise to the top.
 
 
Left to right, DS Brechner, Ernie Francis Jr, Ernie Francis
Left to right, DS Brechner, Ernie Francis Jr, Ernie Francis
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Nov. 13, 2014 - PRLog -- ~
Miami, Florida based screenwriter DS Brechner signs deal with Breathless Racing's Ernie Francis, JR (16) for a reality based TV show about the young drivers rise to the top. Still to young for the NASCAR circut, 16 year old Ernie Francis Jr has multiple wins under his young belt and a very bright future on the racing circut.

Brechner has completed the treatment and TV sizzle reel with Ernie Francis Jr and Father, Ernie Francis several weeks ago. The sizzle reel was turned down by Viacom Media Network Brechner said and he feels that it was not the right fit for the Viacom Network.

Brechner intends to shop the project around to multiple other networks including ESPN, TUFF TV  and several others which Brechner feels will have a better fit for the networks programming. Brechner's publicist EA Kroll, "The project and it's content is just what reality TV needs, lets show youth achieving success with hopes it will inspire other" Kroll said ~

About: Ernie Francis Jr

Just old enough to hold a driver’s license in his home state of Florida, at the age 16, Ernie Francis, Jr. is already competing in his fourth full season racing cars.

At age 13, in 2011, Ernie made the move from karts to cars, piloting his Spec Miata to 18 Top Ten finishes, 10 Top Five finishes, 6 Podium appearances and 2 Wins from 18 races. In 2012, while 14 years old, he again demonstrated his tremendous talent by winning championships in both NASA (National Auto Sport Association) and FARA (Formula Automobile Racing Association), producing 32 Top Ten finishes, 26 Top Five finishes, 25 Podium appearances and 21 Wins from 34 races.

In 2013, at 15 years old, Ernie Francis Jr. was the youngest licensed professional driver competing in the Pirelli World Challenge Championships. Ernie Francis, Jr. captured top honors – as “Rookie of The Year” with numerous podium appearances and winning more races (7), than any other driver in any class. Ernie Francis, Jr. finished the season in Third Place in the TCB class with the proud support of his partners – Festivals of Speed, Breathless Performance Products, Racequip, Bullseye Powder Coating and Florida Lithographix.

2014 saw Ernie Francis Jr racing in the Pirelli World Challenge in TCA with a Mazda MX-5 and the Trans Am Series in TA3-A in a Camaro GTS car. Again, Ernie showed dominance in everything he raced in, getting 11 podiums out of 14 races in TCA; while also taking home 3rd in the championship. In Trans Am, Ernie made it to the podium 8 times out of 10 races. He also was able to win on 5 of those occasions and become the youngest ever Trans Am champion. Ernie could not have done so well this past year without the help of his partners- The Brain Injury Association, Breathless Performance, Racequip and CoolShirt.

2015 is still undecided for Ernie, new partnerships and sponsors will play a key role in what is next on his list to drive.

About: DS Brechner

Ds began his professional entertainment career in the “smoking hot” South Beach music scene. He became well known making hot Miami Bass tracks in the early 1990′s. Ds worked with some of the biggest names in the South Florida music scene. Musicians, Rap and Hip/Hop stars such as, Aka Jealous J ”Jim Jonson”, (Who Jim did music for) Lil J...on, T.I., B.O.B., Nelly, Lil Wayne, Eminem, Trick Daddy, and also the song Rich Girl (Feat. Justin Bieber) (Produced by Jim Jonson) and also PitBull to name a few musicians.

He also owned a record label with his childhood best friend Joey D at the age of (16), Ozone Records Inc. He also worked with the group called MVP who did the song “Do It To Me”, which hit the music charts that was signed to Always Fresh Records and was produced by Danny “D” who did “Boom I Got Your Girl-friend”. He also teamed up with Kenny “G” from the Get Some-Crew and did a song called “Let me see you shake for Money” produced by Danny “D.
Ds also worked with So So Def Records in the late 90’s. Ds moved on to the Atlanta, GA club scene and again was making his mark as a top notch club “DJ” He worked in and out of the studio cutting CD’s with some of the top names on the east coast, but something was missing and Ds knew exactly what it was. He wanted to write and so it began… First, just short outlines which developed into full blown screenplays. Ds had the ambition but he needed to learn the technique. In 1999, Ds took his passion for the written word, to the next level and started to write feature film scripts. He worked at the craft day and night perfecting his own unique style. He became a student of best-selling author and screenwriter, Lee Shargel. Ds attended Lee’s creative writing course entitled, “Peeling the Onion,” this was the catalyst. He then went on writing his first major screenplay, “Breach”. The year was 2002 and the place was the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. Ds kept at it, honing his writing craft and learning the ropes of the film business. From there, he continued working on screenplays for feature films and went on to write several pilot projects.

Television /Film:
In 2006 Ds opened up Sky Limit Films Inc. and started to network on his own, and Ds was introduced to Blake Snyder who wrote the book Save the Cat! He worked hand and hand with Blake learning the ropes in Hollywood, giving him the tools he needed to move ahead as a screen writer.

In 2007 Ds linked up with Darice Rollins best known for movies “College Road Trip” (associate producer) 2008, “Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins” (associate producer) 2007, “Wild Hogs” (associate producer) 2006, “Big Momma’s House 2” (associate producer) 2005, “Rebound“(associate producer), “Mo’ Money” (assistant to producers) 1992, “Bad Boys II” (executive assistant: Mr. Lawrence).

In 2010 Hugo Diaz came up with a reality show but Ds passed on the project because he had too much on his plate.

In 2013/2014 Ds came up with a reality show called “Stripper Rehab”  and is working with TV Producer “Tony Warner at T Warner Films.” who has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry and Television. Ds's team are taking Stripper Rehab Reality Show to a whole new level for 2015 and hitting all the overseas markets as well. Keep your eyes on this humble and amazing writer.

DS Brechner: Contact info/Agents
www.eakrollproductions.com/clients/ds-brechner/

Joaquin Sahagun - Agent
SAG - AFTRA - WGA-west
Action Figures International -Talent Agency
2990 Grace lane, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Office (714) 545-1473
www.actionfiguresinternational.com

Erik A. Kroll - Media Relations
Recording Academy Member - Philadelphia
EA Kroll Productions
P.O. Box 128, 818 Hollow Rd
Shawnee, PA. 18356
P/T/S: 313-220-4757
Management/Public Relations/Social Media
www.eakrollproductions.com

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