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Danielle Kaheaku's logline for her horror screenplay Low Man has been named the winner of the Three Lines or Less Logline Competition for June, 2011. Dinah Miller was the May winner for her crime/thriller feature logline, Confessions of a Dead Priest.
June, 2011 Results
Logline: A father struggling to support his family is shot during a robbery at a convenience store, and then risks his life by traveling through limbo in search of his dying infants soul.
Screenplay title: Low Man
Written By: Danielle Kaheaku
Logline: A promising attorney embarks on a mission to determine whether his wife is an angel, ultimately jeopardizing his marriage and career, while uncovering a secret far greater than he ever expected.
Screenplay title: Hidden Purpose
Written By: Michael Farley
Logline: In 19th century England, a young woman is lured into a netherworld and forced to play a nightmarish game against a sadistic serial killer-The Ripper.
Genre: Psycho-Supernatural Thriller
Screenplay title: Nocturnal
Written By: Michael Pallotta
Logline: Sitting shiva, three life-long friends are grieving at a rural Montana cottage when the sun suddenly goes out, forcing them to endure their darkest days yet.
Genre: Science-Fiction Drama
Screenplay title: Mourning
Written By: Eli Samuel Kornstein
Logline: Based on a true story. A Cuban teen comes of age in New York in the 1960s and earns his political, economic and personal freedoms. By a twist of fate, he begins to lose his freedoms when his oppressive parents arrive and refuse to assimilate into American society.
Screenplay title: Concrete Wings
Written By: Beverly Gandara
May, 2011 Results
Logline: A young girl's cold case rape investigation becomes intertwined with a priest's homicide when the murder weapon connects the investigations and provides the only clue that allows a vengeance seeking cop to bring the rapist and those who protected him to their knees.
Genre: Crime Thriller
Screenplay title: Confessions of a Dead Priest
Written By: Dinah Miller
Logline: A new generation of weapons of mass destruction capable of annihilating half of the world will be created unless a haunted CIA agent can infiltrate a terrorist's compound and retrieve stolen classified documents.
Screenplay title: FISSION
Written By: Ed Vaughan
Logline: Following his participation in a controversial, nanotech dream research project, a terminally ill man dies, but lives on in the dreamscape he created during the project.
Genre: Science Fiction
Screenplay title: TERMINAL ENTRY
Written By: Fred Perry
Logline: Some say that Boo is the most dangerous man on earth, but the truth is, he has a plan and the power to save the entire world, if he doesn't go into rehab first.
Screenplay title: Stoners from Deep Space
Written By: S.J. Guidotti
Logline: A psychotic drifter is intent on claiming a dead man's family for himself.
Screenplay title: The Lodger
Written By: June Escalante
An interview with screenwriter Eli Kornstein regarding the Three Lines Or Less Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Mike Dean regarding the Three Lines Or Less Writing Competition.