Highway 9 Pictures

moving pictures by avi glijansky and friends

HIGHWAY 9 PICTURES is the production banner of Los Angeles-based filmmaker Avi Glijansky. 

Along with a regular group of collaborators, Highway 9 creates short films and web series that always maintains a strong focus on character and genuine human emotion.

rojects include: "The Further Adventures of Cupid and Eros," "The Silver Lake Badminton and Adventurers Club," and "The Ladies and The Gents."

Feature Screenwriting

While the bulk of Highway 9's produced projects have been short form, Avi has continued to develop feature length work as well, including:

TWO MINUTES - In Development
Currently in active development with Filament Productions and Producer Adam Spielberg (Fangirl, Arcadia, Night Catches Us).

  • Semifinalist: The Screenwriter's Colony, 2012
  • Top 15: San Francisco Film Society/Djerassi Screenwriting Fellowship

MESSIAH - In Development
Adaptation for the screen of the Gore Vidal novel.  Project developed by Producers Michael Butler (Hair) and Dusty Wright (CeeLo Green Talking to Strangers).

Pitch for an adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's novel of the same name.  Avi and producing partner Adam Spielberg's proposal placed in the top 15 in the competition held by Lethem  to win the option. 

30th STREET - 2005

  • 2nd place, Under 25 Category, Set In Philadelphia Screenplay Competition