Tom Provost


Tom Provost wrote the screenplay for Under Suspicion, a thriller starring Academy Award winners Morgan Freeman and Gene Hackman, adapted from the French film, Garde A Vu. The screenplay was nominated for an Edgar Award.

He wrote, directed and produced the independent feature The Presence, starring Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Shane West and Justin Kirk. The movie won numerous Best Picture and Best Director awards on the festival circuit, where it was picked up for distribution by Lionsgate. 

He currently has two movies in pre-production, Mr. Clark and Exile. 

Currently, a graduate professor in Pepperdine University’s Graduate Screenwriting Program, his website is He also writes the popular blog,