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Richard Jean LeBlanc's feature comedy logline Choice has been named the winner of the July, 2011 Three Lines or Less Logline Contest.
July, 2011 Contest Results
Logline: A vegetarian struggling to keep his familys butcher shop afloat has given up on finding the perfect woman until he meets a female lawyer who is both a closet cannibal and the defense attorney representing the man that killed his mother.
Genre: Comedy (dark, romantic)
Screenplay title: CHOICE
Written By: Richard Jean LeBlanc, Jr.
Logline: A yacht sinks in the Atlantic and four sailors float for twenty days before eating one of their own to survive, but upon their rescue, the men are arrested for murder and sentenced to die in a true story based on one of the most famous cases in British Law.
Screenplay title: LAW AMONGST MEN
Written By: Nathan Lewinski
Logline: Set in rural America, a hardened blue-collar father struggling to save his family business and reputation, faces bigger problems when his introverted son befriends extra-terrestrials. When he finds aliens may be key to saving his business, his schemes threaten the already tenuous bond he has with his son.
Screenplay title: HOW TO SAVE A CHOWDER FACTORY
Written By: Dina Lee
Logline: Against the backdrop of the bloody Third Crusade, a Christian soldier falls in love with a Muslim captive, and must choose between her, his best friend, and his special friendship with King Richard.
Screenplay title: CRUSADE
Written By: Kristen Mozaffari
Logline: A teenage girls life is shattered when brutal forces capture her hologram-protected village. As the lone escapee, she must infiltrate the dystopian world of The Benefactor to save them from certain death.
Screenplay title: THE OUTLIERS
Written By: L.F. Haltmaier
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.