Owen is a novelist and an award-winning screenwriter/filmmaker. He is a former U.S. Naval Reservist and Merchant Marine, and taught navigation at his alma mater, SUNY Maritime College. He is the author of a Young Adult Fiction trilogy, The Adventures of Benjamin Manry. In 2014, Owen switched to writing screenplays and producing both short films and feature length films. He co-wrote, produced, and executive produced the feature film, Madhouse Mecca, which won Best Editing for a Feature Film and then secured a Domestic and International distribution deal. To date, he has been involved with over sixty projects. He is currently breathing life into an inspirational historical sports biopic titled Back on the Water. During the pandemic Owen co-founded the Loudoun Arts Film Festival and also consults for Artistic Fuel, mentoring creatives, creating events, and working to bring creative opportunities to the community. Owen lives in Leesburg, Virginia with his wife, Marissa, and their dog Charlie.
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