The First Four Years

Women, friends, and a brutal betrayal expand an aspiring writer’s world during his four years at university.


The chronicle of aspiring writer Jim Donaldson’s college experience at small liberal arts school, Overbrook University, as he navigates a world of vapid entitlement, enticing women, meaningful friendships, and a shocking betrayal at the hands of a beloved professor, over the course of receiving his four year undergraduate degree. Jim’s is the story of a college freshman growing from naivety to experience, and finally adulthood.

A scene from this screenplay was expanded and turned into the fully realized short film English.