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Fred Perry was named the winner of the August, 2011 Three Lines or Less Logline contest for his entry, Crossings:
August 2011 Top 5 Results
Screenplay title: CROSSINGS
Logline: A reclusive WWII vet and a troubled teenage kid conspire to pull off the impossible - the abduction of a beautiful ghost from the old man's past.
Written By: Fred Perry
Screenplay title: HERO ISLAND
Logline: A 12 year old boy wins a family vacation to a tropical island, but when the family find themselves holding evidence to a kidnapping, they are forced to fend for themselves against criminals and nature only to discover the entire event is a set-up for a reality TV show.
Genre: Family thriller
Written By: George Covic
Screenplay title: Star Cross Lover
Logline: While shooting a Shakespearean adaptation, two Hollywood heartthrobs compete for the love of an up-and-coming starlet only to find themselves misled by the director's magical mischievous friend: none other than William Shakespeare himself.
Written By: Patrick Dreams
Screenplay title: Untracyble
Logline: A smart, but unknown high-school senior makes a latch ditch effort to gain notoriety by pulling off the best Senior Prank. The reclusive student must overcome her strange social phobias and team up with the unruliest underachievers to claim the top spot. But when the hardnosed principal bans senior stunts, will she risk graduation for adoration?
Genre: Teen Comedy
Written By: Kozi Kyles and Kyra Kyles
Screenplay title: The Tank
Logline: When world-renowned computer scientist, Jan Petrie, discovers that her brainchild - a radical, top secret biotech I.Q. experiment between humans and computers - has gone horribly wrong, her refusal, on ethical grounds, to help any further, leads to her abduction and forced participation.
Written By: Fred Perry
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.