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AT THE MERCY OF FAITH

In the wake of a terrifying and traumatic encounter with RUTHLESS characters, a 14 year old minister - mourns his twin sister, and scorns the GOD he once fervently praised. Script Excerpt

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Lover Haters Club

A bold group of teens band together to form a unique and quickly growing movement against relationship games that captures the attention of a teen icon.

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Consumed

Trapped in a basement after an apocalyptic earthquake, a grieving wife fights off a horde of parasitic monsters, unaware that her God-fearing husband has already decided her fate. Script Excerpt

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Violent Delights

A group of feisty, fed-up coworkers devise a plan to utilize their clientele privileges to potentially boost their lifestyle up a notch, by copying the MO of a group of infamous thieves.

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ISTANBUL CROSSING

A gay Syrian refugee in Istanbul, while juggling dangerous smuggling operations for both the CIA and Islamic State, falls in love with, and must decide between, two men who offer him very different futures. Script Excerpt

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Child of the Disappeared

In the shadow of Argentina's Dirty War, a woman facing terminal illness and her supportive husband embark on a poignant journey to find her long-lost son, confronting a pervasive web of silence and complicity. Script Excerpt

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Maeta's Story

In the Occupied Netherlands, a widow and her 7 year old son go into hiding with the help of her brother, a WW1 veteran who struggles with PTSD. * "Recommend" by Dave Trottier Script Excerpt

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Heartbreak Hotel

After discovering a bag of money, two down-on-their-luck men set about improving their lives, unaware that other people are on their trail, including a small-time crook who needs to pay off his debts and a pair of crooked cops who want the money for themselves. Script Excerpt

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The Puzzle Box

A nuclear attack on Israel hurls the world towards war as different characters fight to find those responsible and avert disaster, among them being a captured CIA operative, an ailing NSA deputy director, and a U.S. president confronting threats from global powers who hope to use the crisis to their advantage. Script Excerpt

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In the Cards

In this inspirational drama, world's collide when a down-to-earth girl next door piques the interest of a rough-around-the-edges men's club president.

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MY TOWN

A local newsman reports the who, what, where, when and how of a racial murder, but what about the why? Is he prepared for the consequences of trying to answer the why?

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The Coventry Deception

After a crisis thrusts him into the presidency, Robert Gorley confronts the challenges of leadership as he deals with a power struggle, an assassination attempt, and a ruthless terrorist plot to launch multiple attacks on US soil. Script Excerpt

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The Paper Route

On the eve of his 16th birthday, a teenager makes a discovery that could be his ticket out of his hellish small town life, but it means leaving his younger brother behind.

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Less Traveled

A well-known celebrity falls for a girl, unknowingly below his social status. He's torn between honoring his familial traditions and societal expectations regarding relationships or following his heart and true desires regardless of the consequences.

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The Gotaways

A successful producers world is turned upside down when she's given the unexpected news that her hit TV show has been canceled. Now at a cross roads, she's forced to revisit her own "gotaways" from the past.

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BORDERLINE JUSTICE

Rita Fuentes, a fiery, attractive Latina social worker introduces Martin Wilkins, a law-and-order judge, to the violent, politically charged world of power, money, illegals, and life for the drug mules--like Demetria Plascentia, and his foolish new son-in-law, Antonio Borja--he condemns daily in his courtroom.

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Ajeeta the Invincible

To chase her dream of becoming a pro soccer player, a 12-year-old orphan escapes from her cruel reformatory and sets out on a dangerous trek from New Delhi to a soccer academy near Kolkata. (This story is also written as taking place in football-crazy South America - Benita the Invincible.) Script Excerpt

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Midnight Blue

An introverted teen dives into the world of love, loss and an unexpected unique ability that she must harness and embrace in this unfolding coming of age, fantasy.

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BRAVE HEARTS

In 1840, an unconventional widow risks her life when she joins forces with a charismatic journalist, brutalized tenant farmers and a traumatized exile she rescues in Montreal, to stop the most powerful men in Scotland from violently evicting Gaelic Highlanders, unaware of her own family's complicity in the ethnic cleansing.

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A FATAL CURE

A loyal PR consultant rudely awakens when mysterious deaths confront her with BigPharm's sociopath gatekeeper, who fiercely protects the secret about their happiness pills. Script Excerpt

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Time Before the Fall

A famous movie director harboring dark sins and nightmares of war tries to persuade his granddaughter not to make a biographical drama about his life while subconsciously knowing he needs it for his redemption. His secrets come to light when a young actress channels the spirit of his missing wife. Script Excerpt

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Under No Circumstances

A grounded, independent survivalist, swearing off parenthood, is forced to venture outside of his comfort zone when he reluctantly falls for a lively single mother.

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Tit for Tat

A spoiled, entitled young man whose goal in life is to sell off his family’s one-hundred, eighty-year-old business and walk away rich discovers he is not the sole heir. DNA tests reveal a half-sister whose philosophy is very different.

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Forever Young

During a hostage crisis, an enigmatic man calms his fellow hostages by telling them the story of his one true love and the incredible events that came before it, beginning in the 1500s when he drank from the Fountain of Youth. Script Excerpt

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Misguided Illusions

In the world of Drag Queens, there's a fine line between fantasy and reality. When the two collide not even a serial killer can decide.

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COOPER'S PROMISE

A gay army deserter adrift in a war-torn African country vows to save a girl trafficked into prostitution to redeem himself for an earlier promise he could not keep.

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Seeds

In this psychological eco-thriller, a 35-year old commodities hotshot returns home to bury her father and sell the family farm, only to unearth the dark secrets that have distorted her world ever since. Think Michael Clayton.

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THE QUISLING

When O’Clery, a high-profile Irish terrorist, is arrested at San Francisco airport, his deportation defense is led, surprisingly, by Sean Conlon, an inexperienced attorney. As the twists and turns unravel, Sean’s own family becomes the subject of an old betrayal. http://quislingmovie.com/

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THE FOURTH COURIER

When a series of grisly murders in Warsaw is linked to the disappearance of a Russian physicist with a portable atomic bomb, an FBI agent is sent to help the investigation, and the race is on to find the bomb before it ends up in the wrong hands.

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JENNA'S GONE

When the isolated desert bar waitress they both love goes missing, an untried deputy and an exceptional hunting guide find their friendship turning lethal as the two track across the desert after the kidnapper -- both suspecting the other of a role in her disappearance. Script Excerpt

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FIRE ON THE ISLAND

When an arsonist threatens a Greek island village, the gay FBI agent stationed in Athens arrives to investigate, finds himself immersed in a community rife with conflict, falls in love with his chief suspect, and has only seconds to save the village after miscalculating the plan of attack.

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LIKE PULLING TEETH

In 1910 a New York City dentist accidently finds himself with a second job as a private investigator, and when, during a simple divorce case he eavesdrops on one of the biggest country-changing secret meetings, he becomes a dangerous loose end. Script Excerpt

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Motherkiller

Based on a true story. Two young boys watch their mother's boyfriend beat her. On her deathbed, she says he didn't do it. He goes free. Twenty years later, a rookie prosecutor - a young woman - fights to revive the cold case.

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Twisted (2024)

In the aftermath of a high-stakes drug deal, Amari navigates loyalty and trust with his partner Rico while Kehlani and Rochelle face personal challenges that threaten their ambitions and relationships in a bustling urban setting.

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Pearl Fisher

A fruitless search for a missing woman leads a hired detective down a rabbit hole of secrets to surprise revelations involving his own family. Script Excerpt

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Monday's Hero

A former college football All-American turned lawyer must defend his school's football team from a hate crime murder charge. Script Excerpt

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The Coyote

When a Native American scholar and a graduate student unearth a mysterious tomb, they find it contains a Navajo god and soon find themselves embroiled in a cosmic battle between good and evil with the fate of humanity at stake. Script Excerpt

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Head Games

A desperate woman with the ability to make people believe they're seeing things that aren't there uses her ability on the people she believes are responsible for her sister’s murder. Script Excerpt

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Between the Salt and the Sky

It’s 1942, and a small Portuguese fishing village is on the edge of a war that seems far away. An out-of-work fisherman with nothing to live for meets an unlikely ally with a dangerous secret and nothing to lose. Two Jewish girls arrive, and it changes everything. Script Excerpt

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A VISION OF ANGELS

A suicide bomb plot for Easter Sunday in Jerusalem sets off a chain of events that weaves together the lives of an American journalist, Israeli war hero, Palestinian farmer, and Arab-Christian grocer. GRAND PRIZE, RHODE ISLAND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL'S SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

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Ludlow

A beleaguered Greek miner draws a reluctant strike instigator into the throes of a Colorado mining revolt, sparking a labor dispute with horrifying consequences. Based on a true story.

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MAMMOTH REVENGE

An Australian woman rescues elephants from Africa and discovers a living herd of ancient Mammoths Script Excerpt

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Second Dance

An American college student discovers that she's the reincarnation of a 19th-century Middle Eastern belly dancer, and she has an unlikely destiny she must fulfill.

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Untouchable!

A blonde bombshell in stainless steel becomes a femme fatale - a relentless tiger with razor-sharp-toothed-pen spilling blood across the pages leaving nowhere, for the perpetrators to turn - to hide - no 'out'. Script Excerpt

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Undue Influence

An unscrupulous and money hungry debt collector is forced to make hard choices when she becomes the target of a workplace investigation and civil suit. Script Excerpt

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The Storm

A small-town sheriff dealing with personal problems investigates the murder and kidnapping of several girls where there’s no lack of suspects. Script Excerpt

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THE GREAT QUEST

Based on the true story of the Buddha: The battles of a Prince who rejects riches and power, risking insanity and death, in a quest to find ultimate freedom. Script Excerpt

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Perfect Contrition

A traumatized priest haunted by visions of his violent past obligingly serves a rural parish while indulging in a long distance affair, but his vindictive compulsion is sparked when he’s wrongly blamed for the deaths of two troubled altar boys. Script Excerpt

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An Empty Chair

Rather than spend Christmas alone, a college girl with a writing assignment confronts her estranged grandma but can’t let go of the family gossip in her pursuit of truth. Script Excerpt

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Murder in Emergency!

A dedicated nurse's fight to save her hospital from closure escalates to war against it, on discovering patients are being murdered. Script Excerpt

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Colter's Run

Based on a true story, John Colter becomes a legend during the early days of the American frontier due to his adventures in the Yellowstone region and encounters with dangers that lead to an arduous eleven-day, two-hundred mile flight across the wilderness in which he has only his wits to survive. Script Excerpt

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Major Players

After a five-year prison stint, a recently freed boxer must defeat the undefeated champion of Atlanta 'The Monster' to save his cousin from the criminal underworld. Script Excerpt

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Autonomous

Trapped in her tech mogul grandfather’s fortress-style home, a teenage hacker must outsmart a psychotic A.I. prototype that’s intent on re-programming her.

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Phishing for Phoebe

Once homeless, a successful author at the end of his life searches for the woman who gave him his start; a woman consumed with guilt, hiding away and fiercely protected by a menagerie of colorful small-town characters who block all efforts to find her. Script Excerpt

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NORTH 40

A Special Ops soldier, whose grief over the loss of a son has torn his family apart, takes them on a vacation hoping to relive happier times, when a perilous situation forces them to pull together to survive. Ordinary People meets Straw Dogs in this Hitchcockian thriller.

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SETTLING THE BOOKS

A rare book merchant uses the reading of his will to seal five heirs, who he perceived to have wronged him, into an airtight panic room, their only chance of escape is by solving the mystery contained in the thousand year old book, 'The Castilian Cypher', and if that wasn't enough of a ticking clock, the bookseller's voice returns at intervals to extract a confession from an heir before causing their death. Script Excerpt

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In Between The River

Katie (on the spectrum) thinks her nomadic family is normal but as she transitions from child to teenager; her father Donald is frequently absent, her mother Judy tries too hard to hold them together and her older brother Kyle hides a secret that eventually surfaces to expose the family illusion. Script Excerpt

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Journey to Ivory Lane

A Black man recently separated from his wife starts an unlikely friendship with a devout white woman who helps him regain his lost faith.

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Dysfunctional

Dysfunctional, it's about a true story about a woman trying to find God and self love along the way. There's a lot of hurdles around her life, but they just make her get stronger.

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My Enemy, My Friend

After their only child was accidentally killed by a black security guard who mistook him for a thief, a white woman develops a feeling of hatred towards all black people.

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THE TORTOISE AND THE HEIR

It is a mismatched battle between unlimited high tech and resources available to Charlene, the power behind the throne of a large corporation, and Stram, a lone wolf San Francisco private investigator using tried and true low tech methods as they race to the final heir, and chase across California, with Stram straining to keep the last heir safe. Script Excerpt

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Eighty-Eight Frequencies

Gorgeous MGM star Hedy Lamarr and her unlikely confederate enter a world of flying notes and moving slots. They make a scientific discovery that could change history while she masters the Hollywood machine. Based on a true story. Script Excerpt

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The Benefactor!

A young business woman`s attempts to stem murder/suicides on the land makes interest-free loans attracting the wrath of her bankers. Script Excerpt

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Anatomy of a Town

The Chief of Police in a small town investigates the murder of a young woman, while confronting the Sheriff, who blocks his every move for jurisdiction in order to protect himself from the Chief finding out about his paternal ties to both the murder victim and the killer. Script Excerpt

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Desert Quarry

Two mercenaries rob a former colleague's New York jewelry shop to even a score, but after the shop’s employees are found murdered, a deadly bank heist in Iraq begins to haunt them. Script Excerpt

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The Devil Next Door

A criminal defense attorney and his family are terrorized by an accused child molester that he defended. Script Excerpt

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Price of Oil

When an angry mob brutally murders an American diplomat in 1920s Tehran, a British woman must confront a firestorm of political espionage in racing against time to save a wrongfully accused friend from execution. Script Excerpt

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The Demon of Hope Street

A homeless vet discovers that a deranged street preacher is murdering his followers to send them to heaven — and if he doesn’t stop him, he might be next. Script Excerpt

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Fulfillment

An impoverished, middle-aged caregiver signs on for seasonal employment at the bleak and brutally efficient Big River Fulfillment Center where profits are valued over human lives. Inspired by true events.

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The Experiment

Ambition, class prejudice and racism forever alter the lives of a poor white boy bound for delinquency and a young Afro-American athlete headed for stardom.

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BITTER BEANS

With nothing but her wits as a weapon, a young Mayan woman searches three continents for a fair deal and free her folk of the iron grip of the coffee traders. Script Excerpt

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Unaccompanied Minor

A man accidentally uncovers a pedophilia ring and rescues a young sex worker. When his attempts to get help from the authorities fail, he struggles to smuggle the girl to safety before they are both arrested or captured.

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THE FAT LADY SINGS

When a small time private investigator gets a chance at the big time taking on a prominent politician’s wife’s case; neither realizes they are in way over their heads, the political party has been shadowing her, and will do anything to protect her husband, a presumed future presidential candidate. Script Excerpt

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THE SECOND LOVE OF MY LIFE

To procure funds for a new business, a fashion photographer babysits the famous actress he saved from an embarrassing photo/film scandal over Christmas but didn't expect to fall in love. Script Excerpt

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The Surrogate

A pregnant teenager is abducted by a deranged man who wants her baby for himself and his disabled wife. Script Excerpt

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Last Woman

A brilliant female scientist who was brutally attacked in college develops an electromagnetic device that transports her to a safe parallel universe. Think - Everything, Everywhere, All at Once with the 2020 version of The Invisible Man with Elizabeth Moss Script Excerpt

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Family

Seeking a fresh start, a newly married couple and their teenage daughter move to a small town, but the daughter begins to suspect that her stepfather is hiding something sinister. Script Excerpt

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Buck and the Angel

A young boy, Buck Lynch, fatherless and living with his dying mother in his grandparent’s home, has a strong belief in the power of prayer. But his faith is tested when a mysterious stranger claiming to be an angel leads Buck to believe he has come to make his mother well when he has actually come for his mother’s life on Christmas Eve.

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The Odyssey of John Buchanan

When a Scottish soldier loses his father in the Battle of Culloden, he rushes home only to see his wife and mother slain by British soldiers. John Buchanan is captured and must not only escape his captors but fight against his eventual banishment to the British Colonies and escape his life as an indentured servant on a tobacco plantation in Maryland. Script Excerpt

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THE ORGANIC SVENGALI

She wants to connect with her dead parents by attending their alma mater; he’s a young genius coasting as a music history professor who cured himself of cancer, and is looking for a fresh mind now that the cancer has returned; will they find a cure, and will it be in time? Script Excerpt

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Fast Fade

Biopic of the 1950s film noir starlet Barbara Payton. The dazzlingly beautiful and talented blonde bombshell quickly ascended to leading roles in Hollywood. But her wild partying ways, alcoholism, and scandalous romances brought her career crashing down to back alley prostitution and death by age 39. Script Excerpt

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A Time to Remember

The number one pop star in the world puts his blazing hot career on hold to attend his senior year of high school and play football - much to his record label's dismay. Script Excerpt

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E PLURIBUS UNUM

Virginia 1860 – when a profitable, free plantation founded by disguised aliens and supported by famous Abolitionists is attacked by pro-slavers, two former slaves - a fighter and a pacifist, leave to seek help from newly-elected President Lincoln. Script Excerpt

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The Cowbird

Marion Duke always struggled to overcome poor life decisions - some inherited, some self-inflicted. When the disparate elements of Duke’s life converge at his funeral, deeply buried secrets threaten to destroy his carefully cultivated image of a devoted father and war hero.

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A Cry From the Grave

A young woman's sorority initiation becomes a dangerous obsession to find a killer. Script Excerpt

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Off Guard

O.T., a carefree, but dedicated, corrections officer, in a Federal Prison, appears to have all the answers. When a practical joke backfires, O.T. has to decide what's more important; his career or his best friend. Script Excerpt

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ODE TO FREEDOM

Alexander Pushkin, Russia's most famous poet in the nineteenth century, overcomes internal insecurity to inspire the fight against serfdom and the Tsar. Script Excerpt

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Russian Romance

On tour with the visiting Russian Circus During the Cold War, a carefree American jazz pianist romances a beautiful Russian high-wire artiste, but the comic clash of cultures turns serious when the vindictive KGB tour director sends her home in shame, and the American must fly to Russia to bring her back Script Excerpt

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Fighting Johnny O'Brian

BASED ON A TRUE STORY. For a parole board hearing, a young civil rights attorney gets appointed - despite his protests - to represent a white man who's been in prison twenty years for killing two black police officers.

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Mate Matcher's Match

When a godless, seemingly carefree bachelor sets course to win a feisty, virginal Christian matchmaker, he collides with a righteous blockade that buckles only when she uncovers the personal trauma that cracked his moral compass. Script Excerpt

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Money

A poor man, haunted by ghosts of war and without health insurance, struggles to raise money for the medical bills of a critically ill daughter. But a chance meeting with a soldier from his past turned holdup man gives the family hope when the man offers cash in exchange for refuge from the gang he stole from, unintentionally putting them all in the gang’s crosshairs.

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FINAL STATUS

When a Mossad agent discovers he has assassinated a Palestinian politician falsely accused of terrorist ties, he risks his job, marriage and ultimately his life to help the man's family. QUARTERFINALIST, NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS WINNER, AMERICAN SCREENWRITERS ASSOCIATION

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CHARON'S DIVIDE

Two childhood friends battle over land and the love of the same woman in 1880s Montana. Script Excerpt

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Euthanized

A grieving animal control officer becomes an unlikely social media hero when she embarks on a vigilante crusade against animal abusers, but her violent actions trap her between friends on the police force and the leader of a citywide dogfighting ring. Script Excerpt

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DISARMA

A savvy chemical engineer and her electronics-expert husband develop a device that can disable a firearm‘s shooting capability. Their good intention of saving lives faces an uphill battle against the least expected opponent.

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McIntyre's Mountain

Arizona Territory, 1883: When a band of ex-confederate-led banditos raid a gold shipment steaming down the Colorado River, a fifteen year old boy has to choose between a life of adventure or doing what's right, while his father, a retired Confederate Major, races to save him and stop the bandits. Finalist, 2024 Cowpokes International Film Festival. Script Excerpt

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LONG PATH TO PEACE

A drug lord's incorruptible and alienated step-son escapes into the wilderness where he saves his immortal Guide - the father he’s always wanted, from a never-ending, guilt-fueled nightmare. Script Excerpt

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God's Warrior

God chooses a young woman to be His Warrior but fails to warn of formidable opponents colluding to destroy her.

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Jane, The Legend of Mountain Charley

A woman in the 1850's gives up her children to The Sisters of Mercy, changes into men's clothing and spends the next twelve years looking for her husband's killer. She was fifteen years old and this is a true story. Jane is an award-winning script.

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Shooter on the Grassy Knoll (new as of 6-7-22) new excerpt 1-17-23

A man suffering from schizophrenia and lack of self-esteem fires one of the fatal shots into President Kennedy from a grassy knoll then finds the conscience he never knew he had lost in a New Mexico desert with two disabled sisters: one blind and one a deaf-mute.

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Sands of Lanikai

Before the bombs drop on Pearl Harbor, a young man new to Hawaii falls in love with an island girl as he seeks an answer to the sudden death of his grandfather.

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MADEMOISELLE

In 19th Century Paris, ERICA CLAUDIN is the brightest star in Opera. After an accident leaves her husband dead and her face disfigured, Erica wants just one thing: Revenge. Inspired by Gaston Leroux' Phantom of the Opera. Winner, L.A. Reel Film Festival, 2010; Silver Remi Winner, Worldfest 2008, Finalist, Charleston International Film Festival 2008; Quarterfinalist, Champion Screenwriting, 2009. Script Excerpt

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PAPER TRAIL

When a young Army MP becomes a private investigator after he inherits his Grandfather’s storefront in a small town in the mountains of Colorado; his first case reveals a town full of secrets, including one that destroyed his family years before, and a new one he must forever keep from his fiancée. Script Excerpt

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The Dumb Ox Bellows

A 13th-century friar struggles to revitalize Christian theology using logic and reason, but intellectual opposition from peers, malicious slander by envious brethren, and “slavery of the pen” under two Popes drive him to mental collapse and loss of faith in his life’s work -- until God intervenes miraculously to affirm its merit. The extraordinary, true story of Saint Thomas Aquinas.- Script Excerpt

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FOR LIFE

Edged on by his incestuous sister-in-law, the president of a leading euthanasia group faces-off with his estranged anti-euthanasia daughter over the fate of his aged mother. Script Excerpt

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AND WE WERE LEFT DARKLING

In the aftermath of WW2, in an undefined place, two men, Eichmann and Wallenberg, play chess, using humans as pawns. Each represents the extreme of man’s humanity and inhumanity to man. https://andwewereleft.com/

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Behind The Veil

Film Noir. Los Angeles, 1947. A private investigator's search for a gay man among those marginalized by society results in a battle against the powerful elite who exploit them. (FINALIST: BEST FEATURE SCRIPT - 2023 LONELY WOLF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (LONDON) Script Excerpt

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Love and Venom

After fleeing home as a child to escape the wrath of his deranged mother, a young man returns years later when he learns that his beloved father has just a few days to live and his mother wants to follow him to the gates of heaven.

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Shadow of Despair

A Chicago homicide detective specializing in behavioral psychology and analytics, pursues a serial killer who extracts body parts from his victims. Script Excerpt

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CARE PLANS

A closeted nurse from a dysfunctional family struggles with love and the meaning of life while working in the gay community during the emerging AIDS crisis in 1970’s New York City.

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A Greenville Christmas

Hoping to revive a once promising journalism career, a struggling waitress gets the opportunity to manage a newspaper. But the new job requires that she leave her big-city home during the holidays and relocate to the small town of Greenville, where news is scarce and journalism has no rules.

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Beyond Forever

Reeling from a devastating personal tragedy, a man abandons his successful career, family, and friends to embark on a one-way journey to Mars through an avant-garde space exploration initiative.

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Med Frenzy - A Conspiracy

A single woman falls victim to an unknown parasitic skin ailment that doctors deny and send her away without help, but in her desperate search for relief, she discovers the underlying cause and a conspiracy between powerful government and industry entities —but who can she trust to investigate her claim? 9 locations

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The Abyssinian

An Ethiopian soldier gets brought to World War II Italy as a prisoner. There, he's recruited by a Roman Catholic Cardinal to help carry out a plot to assassinate Benito Mussolini.

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LUSH

A widowed retiree unwittingly falls prey to rampant substance abuse plaguing her OVER 55 community in Florida.

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The link

A brother-to-brother relationship and the way of confusion in life.

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POLLING PLACE

When a bitter family feud escalates, a rebellious tech exec and his girlfriend head to a remote firehouse during a blizzard to defiantly vote against his father's mayoral bid, only to be trapped by a masked axe-wielding killer.

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Percy and Viola

A man involved with a white supremacist group falls in love with an African-American woman, leaving him conflicted between his feelings for her and his loyalty to the group, which is preparing to start a race war.

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No Feelings

Follow the plight of Eileen Drucker who becomes paralyzed following a freak accident while playing chicken with another couple in waist high waters of the Atlantic when she hits her neck on an underwater buoy. Enter Jimmy who befriends Eileen in the wake of the accident and becomes romantically involved with her.

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A Journey With Destiny

In 1906, a young man’s journey by automobile leaves him stranded in a remote mining town about to erupt into a battle royale between company goons and radical labor. Script Excerpt

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Sweet Dreams

2X Nicholl QF 2022 QF Stage 32: Female Driven Screenwriting Contest 2021 WINNER: Missouri Stories Scriptwriting FINALIST: Diverse Voices/Black Scripts Matter SEMIFINALIST: StoryPros To find her young runaway daughter a head-strong but tender-hearted woman breaks a solemn promise to her close-knit family and takes a deadly risk to bring her daughter home. To this determined mother, finding her daughter is more important than her own life.

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RED BANDANA

A repo man on the run from a Mexican drug gang sets up his twin brother to take the hit for him, only to have a change of heart and try to save his life - The Talented Mr Ripley meets The Usual Suspects in No Country for Old Men in this gritty and fast-paced suspense thriller.

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DESCENDANCY

Amidst a hostile takeover attempt, a billionaire enlists the aid of a noted genealogist to map his Nigerian ancestry, but when the trail leads to a remote African village, his attempts to help the locals pit him and his estranged son against corrupt security contractors, both abroad and at home.

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I Hear You

A belligerent boss berates his employees and struggles with his marriage and hearing-impaired son, but after he is caught pilfering from the company, the threat of losing his career is rectified by a most unlikely source.

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Into the Sunshine

A Naval Officer returns to his hometown Washington, D.C. to lay his younger brother to rest and bring the killer to justice. Script Excerpt

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SHEILA'S WEB

A psycho-sexual thriller about a Key West sculptor, yachtsman and society drop-out who falls in love with the troubled daughter of a powerful Tennessee Williams-styled family and becomes embroiled in a complex web of madness and murder. A twisted, Hitchcockian tale of a single man's nightmare of sex, romance and paranoia based on Patricia Highsmith's theme in "Strangers On A Train". Script Excerpt

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Playing the Field

After dominating youth leagues and high school football, a young woman struggles with womanhood, academic studies, gender expectations, and family tragedy while trying to find her place as quarterback on her new college team.

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Pier 21

A biological weapon is sent to United States military bases from Iraq, through a CIA drug connection gone bad but it is intercepted by the FBI before it becomes totally lethal.

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The Tahoe Signal

A Mission crew travels fours years round trip to discover the reasons for explosions, deaths and missing ore on plantet LZ 10 in the Tahoe Mines but what they discover is the most powerful creature in the Universe and they wake it up.

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A Fading Finish Line

Four lifelong middle aged men deal with the challenges of starting over in employment, relationships, parenting and health when they are so close to reaching their goals. Script Excerpt

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The List

Al-Quaida operatives in NYC and on trial for a milk tainting scandal. Prosecution's witnesses suddenly end up in body bags as the trial nears. A law clerk and her lackey try to put a stop to the madness.

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A Risk of Exposure

In 1953, Russian ballet teacher plots to smuggle photos of Stalin's crimes while part of a cultural exchange to the U.S. With the KGB in close pursuit, she finds an unexpected ally. Script Excerpt

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FAUSTIAN

After a string of suspicious celebrity deaths, an obsessed detective must protect a fragile pop starlet and other notable targets of an eccentric stalker who claims to be able to cancel deals with the devil they've unknowingly made.

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MASSAGE PARLOR

Eager to bond with his white-collar colleagues, a newlywed man accompanies them on a celebratory trip to a seedy spa, but when masked assailants emerge to drug, kidnap, and blackmail them, he must team with a plucky masseuse to thwart the twisted game of their mysterious captors.

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The PUZZLE MAKER

A career driven NSA analyst gifts his autistic daughter an antique jigsaw puzzle, but when she begins to assemble the pieces, it conjures the evil spirit of its creator, a dark entity who plagues their family.

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Que Lastima

Life lessons are learned, digested, spit out and then re-kindled, reformed and refined in this touching story about life, lust and love. A truly emotional roller coaster ride into the depths of one's conscious and soul.

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The Accomplice

A lovable reform school grad, desperately seeking a fresh start in a small town, unwittingly becomes an accomplice in a murder committed by the most popular kid in town.

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A Good Soul

A sitcom actor risks losing his soul for the chance to prove that he can be more than the lovable big brother he played on TV. His quest for a darker role leads him into the world of underground clubs where he is tricked into playing the killer of a snuff film.

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Not About Money

A competent woman receives a promotion into a male-dominate leadership position only to be demoted and forced to sue. Her fight begins on the basis of principal, but she must fight for her career, her dignity, and the advancement of women in business.

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False Start

Upon graduation, Michael leaves his hometown to start his first semester at Duke University. Unprepared and overwhelmed, he withdraws, returns home, and starts anew while working in a furniture factory.

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Home Like a Shadow

College girl accompanies her new boyfriend to his decaying San Joaquin Valley home town for his mother's birthday and is pulled into family conflicts and lost dreams dating back to the Civil War. Script Excerpt

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Rod Knock

A newly single and unemployed man re-establishes himself as a handyman with the ladies he’s learning to date, but encounters many comical mishaps in both his work and social life in trying to prove himself worthy. A newly single man encounters many comical mishaps in both his work and social life, but finally proves himself worthy to his deriding buddies and Latino lady friend with a heroic feat. Script Excerpt

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Autumn Blood

Bad Apples Don't Fall Far From The Tree... A social worker, tormented by his own abused past, gives aid to an abused, pregnant teen that threatens to become a taboo relationship. The fact that his live-in mother likes to kill socially irredeemable door to door salesmen only makes life worse. When fate deals him a lottery win, his seemingly mundane life falls apart. Script Excerpt

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Harpo's Bike (Can't Find My Way Home)

A young ad artist takes a trip to New Orleans on a Harley inherited from his estranged Marine father to prove to his family that the man was having an affair. Instead, he finds a veteran homeless mute - his father's best friend - who thinks he's Harpo Marx. Script Excerpt

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The Power of Wing

A successful businesswoman on the verge of losing everything, prays for God to tell her what to do, but what will she do when He actually answers?

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Where In The World Is Matthew Redstone?

A father overcomes memory loss, homelessness and despair when his journalist son finds him languishing in a homeless shelter after searching twenty years for him. NEED AGENT OR MANAGER

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A Death Without Malice

Marissa Sheldon's husband has been in a vegetative state for two years. She is now forced to ask herself - has the time come to let him die? Gold Remi winner, Worldfest Houston

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Wall of Fire

A reclusive ex-Hotshot firefighter and his estranged teenage daughter are forced to guide four escaped convicts through the rugged wilderness while eluding a raging wildfire.

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Transference

The thing about death is the fear that there may be no afterlife. The Malone Family for generations have been betting heavily on it.

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Upon My Approval

One act of lust turns a home into a war zone.

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Spike

A Native American environmentalist is pitted against his logger brother after a botanist whistleblower is pushed too far in the struggle to maintain the forests of Northwestern Montana. As loggers fight for job security, and as environmentalists fight for their cause, the botanist becomes the victim of both sides, and enacts a dangerous retribution. Script Excerpt

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Sweet Dreams

2X Nicholl QF 2022 QF Stage 32: Female Driven Screenwriting Contest 2021 WINNER: Missouri Stories Scriptwriting FINALIST: Diverse Voices/Black Scripts Matter SEMIFINALIST: StoryPros To find her young runaway daughter a head-strong but tender-hearted woman breaks a solemn promise to her close-knit family and takes a deadly risk to bring her daughter home. To this determined mother, finding her daughter is more important than her own life.

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Equity

Are you in or out? The year is 1919. Your name is Frank Bacon, and you’re the author and lead actor of the most successful play in Broadway history. Your fellow actors are about to go on strike in support of their union, the Actors Equity Association. You’ve spent your life fighting for the rights your friends are hitting the bricks to protect. If you go out on strike with them, you risk losing everything you’ve achieved. Your wife doesn’t want you to go out. The managers will fire you and take away the rights to your play if you don’t cross the line. What about it, Frank — which side are you on? Are you in or out? Script Excerpt

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The Redemption of John Parker

An embittered former slave risks life and limb as an Underground Railroad “conductor” until, targeted for death by angry slave owners and a sociopathic slave hunter, he must confront and resolve his inner rage or bring tragedy on his family. Based on a true story.

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The Dressmaker's Daughter

Adapted from my Young Adult novel published by Santa Monica Press in 2022. Romania 1940: A Jewish teenage girl studying to become a doctor, falls into a forbidden affair with her tutor. As war erupts, the Nazis invade and her family is killed, but a Romanian Iron Guard officer takes her as his concubine and sends her to nurse enemy soldiers in a field hospital. When her lover shows up with a group of Jewish partisans, she leads them through headquarters to kill two high-ranking Nazi guests of the officer. But her lover dies in the action. She escapes with the partisans and spends the rest of the war sabotaging German supply lines. Script Excerpt

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Graduate School

Eight theatre students meet and form bonds at a mid western graduate schoool where sexual predators roam the hallways calling themselves staff and faculty

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Alien Revelation

A woman’s sanity is tested trapped underground in the family’s new shelter with her domineering husband and drug addicted son as aliens invade Earth.

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Pens & Arrows

A highly successful, veteran writer, impeded with writer’s block, is paired via her well-intentioned agent with a talented newbie. What starts as collaboration, turns sinister when the two begin a violent affair, which unearths deep-buried secrets from both their pasts.

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Intersection

The lives of a paraplegic and a mobster literally and figuratively intersect with fatal results.

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Hundreds and Thousands

Some people run, some people hide, but one unexpected visitor makes an indelible impression.

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My Country Lost

Think of something that would gnaw at you. Go further, think of something that would make your gut wrench. Now think of something that would make you seethe and your blood boil. Go deeper, think of something that would make you seek revenge... To the point that your pupils are fully dilated... To the point of physical violence... To the point of death... Now enter, weapon drawn with memories of your dead loved ones...

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Artifact

A New York Times photographer is losing his mind, or so he thinks.

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All My Trials, Lord

In a drunken stupor a handsome young singer kills a taxi driver while visiting Spalding County, Georgia. While awaiting trial, he plays his guitar and sings hymns so beautifully that the townspeople gather in the evenings outside his cell to listen, inspiring a local minister to hold revivals outside the window. (Set in 1950s and inspired by a true event)

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LAST FLAG ON OAK ISLAND

When a museum curator and his female assistant translate clues in an American Revolution-era journal to a British payroll buried on Oak Island, they must go undercover to unearth the treasure before two rival treasure hunters discover it. Wealth of the century or the island's deft insult? (From the novel Last Assault on Oak Island by Jenn Rekka.)

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The Legend of Karly

High school archery sensation Karly McCombs is living the dream life after her parents move the family to Alaska. Living isolated they depend on Karly to supply them with meat. Discovering gold on their land sets in motion a series of tragic events when a gang of ruthless men catch wind of it. Karly now must put her skills to the ultimate test to save her family.

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The Schoharie

A volunteer firefighter of Native American descent must convince a small town sheriff with a grudge that a vengeful Indian spirit is bent on destroying their town with the flood waters of a nearby creek. Inspired by the actual Schoharie Creek bridge collapse of 1987. Now available as a novel. Script Excerpt

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At the Sound of the Tone

"I think I killed her, "says a mystery voice on her answer machine, forcing a frightened young architect to seek out an Apache policeman with a who has a troubled history of his own. Script Excerpt

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THE FRONT

As a Mexican & black woman, being a master of living a double life is something Lyvette Speedy Williams does with out fear. After years of dealing drugs in secret, will one mistake cost her everything or give her a new life?

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A HAPPY LIFE

A slightly slow but lovable, hardworking man who communicates with the likes of pelicans and smiley-face balloons takes drastic measures to shake loose his houseful of freeloaders to pursue his dream of owning a very unique B & B. Script Excerpt

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THE JACKPOT

After a botched heist, an ethical getaway driver pursues a winning lottery ticket belonging to a hostage killed by his gang before it becomes void in 30 days, while facing his corrupted parole officer and a vengeful gang member. Script Excerpt

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JOE 'BOBCAT' CLAY

A knowingly clueless man battles with paranoia when he becomes a first-time father at 50. Script Excerpt

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LOST - The Diary of a Crazy Woman - PILOT #1

Character Description: Eo is a young girl who loses her entire family when they are evacuated to the US on April 30, 1975. Bright and beautiful, she works hard to survive a lonely and difficult life. Misfortune seems to follow her everywhere as she struggles to secure a better future by leaving Vietnam. Logline: Despite her intelligence, beauty, and success in raising her children to be accomplished, Eo's years in America were marked by severe personal struggles. Behind the facade of her achievements, she grappled with PTSD and MD, endured the abuse of a domineering husband, faced the disrespect of her children, and suffered the harsh judgment of a strict Catholic family. Time and again, they pushed her to the brink of suicide. Her life, filled with countless tears, now feels like a story she must sell to find release and justice from the Holy See.

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A Christmas Redemption

15 years after her twin brother’s untimely death on Christmas Eve, Ebonee Pritchard returns home facing a holiday she truly despises. After her mother's wish, Ebonee is greeted by 4 Christmas spirits, the last of them, Revenge. Script Excerpt

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Cold Pepper

A law-abiding, church-going court stenographer becomes a one-woman vigilante assassinating violent domestic abusers and their prickly attorneys after their third offense. (Think Dexter in high heels) (Potential for ongoing series) (Copyright Wash DC)

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Psychotic USA

A dramedy.. A twisted view of the ineptness of modern day psychiatric treatment as seen through the lens of four patients in an asylum. An angel comes to save them. Think deeply funny and engaging . Imagine "Girl Interrupted + One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest + Touched By An Angel = Psychotic USA" (Based on book Psychotica, USA on Amazon) (Could be pilot script for possible mini-series based on vignettes in book) (Copyright Wash DC)

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Psycho-Hearts

A world renowned heart transplant surgeon is an absolute magician at finding compatible hearts for wealthy clients. A nurse, from the local penitentiary finds suitable hearts for her by an experimental surgical technique. After the hearts are transplanted, her high-paying clients start exhibiting characteristics of these death row inmates. A black comedy about modern day medicine. (Copyright Wash. DC)

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CANCELLED

After recording a racist tirade at a casino, a troubled black man finds himself pursued by crooked security guards who will stop at nothing to obtain the incriminating video to protect an influential VIP.

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A Force Of Habit

A brother and sister, whose emotional baggage takes a toll on their marriages, find hope and healing through the power of faith and forgiveness.

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The Dreams of Sisyphus

Baylor Holloman refuses to accept what fate has planned for him and he's willing to fight to the death to prove it. Script Excerpt

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BUMPED

A deeply troubled man has a brush with death that allows him to see the true afterlife. Script Excerpt

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NORRISTOWN

In 1994, grieving brothers spend the weekend partying hard at an old friend's house, but an unexpected guest awakens past grudges and petty jealousies, unraveling their plans to start over.

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The Mayor of Little Bosnia

After the tragic death of his son, a former Bosnian soldier turned mechanic protects his St. Louis neighborhood, "Little Bosnia," when the police fail to combat crime, becoming a vigilante crime boss in the process.

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Grace 'Til Christmas?

If aged pianist Grace doesn't realize God's plan for her, she'll never live to celebrate a her much desired Christmas at Slumber Jack's Rest Home.

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SCOPE CREEP

After her mentor's suspicious death, a driven project manager inherits the rebuild of a notorious private prison, only to find herself stalked by a mysterious entity hellbent on sabotaging her at every turn.

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Down & Hopeful

A destitute man remains an optimistic hopeful during the hardest and lowest point of his life.

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Shaman

An elderly Mexican and his grandson are called upon to deliver a powerful crystal to an exiled Shaman mystic in the Australian desert backcountry. Dark forces follow leaving a bloody trail of terror and death.

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Call

A man is a surgeon trying to save his teenage son from a heart disease, but after his son's death, his life changes and a huge accident happens to him that connects him with spirits.

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The Chaos Company

A newspaper company in the 1920’s is hired to control information.

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DOLLINS

The story of an ex-high priest of the satanic church and how he came to find his way out is told in this biopic. Script Excerpt

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Falling In Love With Love

Bart McClelland has a good life; he's got a Medicare card and the latest in collapsible posture canes. And Glynnis, his longtime friend-without-benefits, may at last be paying attention to him! Can he finally persuade her that he owns a pair of testicles? Script Excerpt

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Two psycho's

A couple that both have mental health issues Chris with paranoid schizophrenia as Sandra stuffers from bipolar and torrets syndrome, Sandra manages to escape as they end up being the psychotic version of Bonnie and Clyde from ordinary mental health to leading to two psychopaths. Script Excerpt

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Smoked Out brother's

Smoked Out brother's, Two brothers always stoned living in the same villa, two spoiled adult brothers who have everything paid for by their Rich parents, The two brothers constantly up to no good with their nepali friend, a bunch of stoner geek's call themselves the 3 mascateers the three virgin mascateers finally find their lovers. Script Excerpt

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Don's Of all Don's

Don's of all Don's, An Arab American, an African American and a Bangladeshi, 2 lead through the gang life as one's a snitch trying to run the game, the Bangladeshi suhel mia obsessed with Bollywood movies has an obsession with amir Khan started off as off as a builder in the states runs off and turned into a straight Big time pimp as his employer looks for him but it's hard to get to suhel, an Arab making money through out the DVD trade leading to other opportunities in making money as the African American is a big Time baller pushing himself to the limit in every business who succeeds mostly you got see the story in action. Script Excerpt

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Evil Step mother

Evil Step Mother, A psychopath step mother dresses up in slutty clothes and wears make up the way a drag queen wears make up, she also looks a lot like a man after money succeeds in making Three of her husband's son's leave the country a part from one of her husband's son is left in the country, the step mother Will do anything to have All of her husband's money and would even make her husband's son's sick including making it her husband sick if she doesn't get what she wants, the evil Step mother is originally from Palestine and is very uneducated and has the education degree up to the fifth grade she comes from a very poor background and got married to her Rich husband by arranged marriage, the evil Step mother gets her husband to spend money on her and her family rather than spending it on his family Script Excerpt

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The Man Who Wrote Love

In 2050, an artificial intelligence unit called CUPID took over the relationship status of all high schools students in Canada, concerning about high school drama, an aspiring student writer and his teacher, they both have secrets to hide from CUPID, what will happen to them ?

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A Bullet For God's Bounty

In a small Arizona town in the 1880s, a righteous French bounty hunter agrees to track down a violent fugitive, only to discover he has been hunting the wrong man.

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WEBINAR

During a pandemic lockdown, a reluctant research assistant must take her father's place for a critical online meeting, but when the CDC Director is murdered on camera, it becomes a web-based whodunit and a race against the clock to save her parents and fellow citizens infected by a deadly variant.

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COURTROOM SKETCHES

When a reclusive artist is assigned to cover the high-profile trial of a notorious ex-president, she gains sudden fame and reinvigorates her dreams, but is soon targeted by a serial killing stalker who draws her into his twisted game of revenge.

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Intersect

A newly released woman ex-con has been in prison for two years for a questionable manslaughter conviction. She decides to capitalise on her prison experience and use the unique talents of her sometime cell-mates to set up a specialised security service. TV series. Fully scripted double length (110') pilot available. A newly-released woman ex-con has been in prison for two years for a questionable manslaughter charge and now finds it difficult to re-start her career as a blues singer. So she decides to capitalise on her prison experience and the unique talents of her former cellmates - safecracking, computer hacking, etc - by setting up a specialised security service. But competition is incredibly fierce and the reality of her situation means that some of the jobs she accepts are not always strictly on the right side of the law. TV series. Fully scripted double length pilot (110') available.Excellent

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The Dwarves

A child is born into an aristocratic family in eighteenth century England but to the acute distress of his parents he is born a dwarf. Following the death of his parents, the young nobleman sets about creating a safe environment for himself and his kind in a world full of ignorance, prejudice and contempt. Fully scripted (120')

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Illicit

In a daring escape from their high-stakes corporate lives and familial responsibilities, two married executives find themselves entangled in a passionate affair at an upscale hotel. As the day unfolds, they are confronted with intense, heart-wrenching decisions, balancing their undeniable chemistry against the looming consequences of their actions, ultimately facing a pivotal choice about the future of their illicit romance before the day's end.

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Watertight

The year is 1935 and a freak accident finds a young woman trapped by old wooden pilings running from the beach out to sea. The tide is coming in and initial rescue attempts by untrained but enthusiastic bystanders are futile. Frustration and hysteria mount when it is learnt that there is no breathing apparatus available and the local emergency services are hampered by restricted weekend working. As both water and tension rise we start to learn more about the lives, attitudes, and aspirations of some of the players in this life and death struggle.UK wri

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WHITE TRASH

White Trash: Torn apart at birth, a mother and son lead us through an emotionally charged, heart-kicking journey. They discover each other’s truth and become heroes in their battles... to prove what they are not.

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Pretty Baby: The Tragic Death Of Marion Parker

Based on a shocking 1927 crime, a grieving woman exposes the decades-old truth about her twin sister's murder to prevent the killer's lawyer from publishing his own skewed account of the tragedy.

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Lines

In a warehouse of workers who only draw in straight lines, one worker discovers how to draw a circle, sending his world into disarray.

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RUNNING FROM DEATH

Trials and tribulations of the notorious John Wesley Hardin. An 1800’s Texas gunfighter, who’s wit and gunfighting abilities are ferociously tested while John runs from death himself, who John believes is after him at every step throughout his life. Script Excerpt

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Incensed!

A multi-racial theater ensemble produces a heartwarming drama about their triumph over racism in Oregon and Tennessee.

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Out With The Old

An older woman’s transition to assisted living exposes the callous nature of her son whose obsession with finding a large sum of hidden cash threatens not only his marriage but also his sanity.

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Homeward Bound

Family and friends on earth eagerly pray for the healing of a woman who lays dying in a hospital room; meanwhile, another group of family and friends eagerly wait for the same woman to arrive in Paradise.

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Waterdrops Insoluble

Chinese economy booms as new century arrives. Students are pouring to US. Movie Director’s son who is arrogant and confused arrives at US; Rich housewife awakening from husband’s hollow promise ends up with pregnancy after clarifying what orgasm is; Couple worshiping Warren Buffett drops school for online stores is hunted by immigration; Dreams of being Stanford University students are defeated by an Indian accent tutor as they question ‘why Indian tutors in US universities?’

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Three Generations of Women under Half the Sky

Grandma lands on a governmental Fat Cat but forced to drop her marriage so that his image remains respected. Accused of interference Mao’s popularization, she handles three kids herself. Mother is raped by employer who promises residential card in Beijing. Awakening leaves her no future since her bribed Official is purged. Granddaughter stoops of dropping her belief of Women Liberation by marrying a military gangster.

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“TWISTED FATE”

“TWISTED FATE” (1) describes ironic similar personal life tragedies affecting Robert F Kennedy and Sirhan Bishara Sirhan leading to a face to face encounter.

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“BILLYBALL”

“BILLYBALL” describes the alcoholic tops-turvy life and death of NY Yankees controversial player/manager Billy Martin.

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The East Is Closed

A college student experiences hallucinations that he believes are clairvoyant predictors of future events and finds himself in the middle of a terrorist plot when his brother is implicated in a murder conspiracy involving an L.A. sex cult.??

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Two Machine Guns

Wanting to escape her mundane existence and family problems, an intellectually curious but naive high school senior seeks acceptance and asks out a withdrawn loner at the urging of a popular clique, but the independence she achieves comes at a horrible price.

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Simply Complicated

My vision is to display American Muslims in a light not commonly depicted in contemporary media. My goal is to highlight an inspirational, modern, urban family while addressing social issues on the wings of a feel good family vibe.

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RESTORATION

Matthew Adekanbi, a governor tries everything possible to maintain his position as the governor by circumstances and obstacles will not let him.

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STOLEN CRIMES

In this quirky black comedy, a woman’s scheme to steal a celebrity’s identity backfires when she's arrested for her victim’s past crimes. Script Excerpt

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MISS EVA

Burdened by her own heartbreak, a gifted young teacher comes to work for a family that has been beset by tragedy and changes all their lives for the better

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Hawa

An unlikely bond forms between an 11-year-old Holocaust victim girl who returns as a ghost to her hometown in Poland and a 12-year-old refugee boy fleeing the horrors of a modern-day Russian war against Ukraine. Together, they embark on a poignant journey of friendship and discovery, unearthing the girl’s hidden family treasure as the echoes of history reverberate through time

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The Hidden Compromise

An Algerian student is detained by French police on terrorism charges and agrees to work with them as an informant on other ISIS members, but his act of compromise forces him to face false and outdated beliefs while considering weighty theological questions with powerful implications on world events.

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Louis A. Runs-Along

STEALING SOBRIETY Louis has been sober for many years until he hops on a bus for a much-needed vacation where he meets a woman who steals his heart, and eventually his sobriety.

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Lovers and Friends

Dre's heart led him down a path of bisexual lust, love, and secrets. He didn't think exposing himself to any of them would lead to his demise.

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Second Chances

A once commitment phobic man finds himself in a race with his male biological clock when he’s told his first true love is back in town.

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PITTSBURGH PHIL

Biopic of Harry Strauss, a.k.a. Pittsburgh Phil, a notorious mafia hitman in the 1930’s, who rises from the streets of Brooklyn to become one of the most ruthless killers in Murder Incorporated. His lust for violence sets him on an inevitable collision course with justice. Script Excerpt

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You Can't Raise Her

Romance or Lust: An epic saga of what appears to be love almost turns into a deadly religious catastrophe.

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You Can't Raise Her

Romance or lust? An hilarios drama that almost turns deadly from years of playing house to a near religious catastrophe.

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God's Work: Devil's in the Details

A poker game between old friends turns deadly when their childhood priest shows up, convinced one of them is possessed, but after an impromptu exorcism escalates, it becomes unclear just who is doing the devil's bidding and who is doing-- God's Work.

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Murderer(short script)

After a robbery gone wrong, the killer recounts his victim's life story.

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The NITE LOOP

Searching for his missing brother, an obsessed drifter must infiltrate a tightly knit band of commuters onboard a mysterious bus route to gain the trust of their charismatic leader and find the truth.

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ONCE THERE WERE STORIES

In this family drama, Christmases of long ago, ones of togetherness, family entertainments, and memorable stories, as told by Grandpa Lynn, now living in his daughter, Rhiannon Nolan's, spare room, now contrast with those of the Nolan family with its packaged television and sports, relatives' distancing, and multitude of electronic distractions. Script Excerpt

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CONNECTING FLIGHT

A cutthroat tech entrepreneur must confront faces from his past, present, and future in a busy airport, where he's forced to reconcile prior misdeeds and reforge alliances, as he races to thwart a catastrophic time-space anomaly.

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I, HUNTER

Based on my best-selling novel of the same name. A former world motorcycle champion has advanced dementia and decides to use the few months left him to eliminate his enemies while he can still remember them.

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The FORTUNATE ONE

After assassins wipe out his family, a gambling addict cop wins the lottery playing numbers from a fortune cookie and uses his newly won millions to become an eccentric vigilante, guided by fortune cookie wisdom.

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EXIT

An alcoholic cop on the edge struggles to maintain his sanity when confronted by the wheelchair bound ex-con he shot and crippled for life years earlier.

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Under My Skin

An ex-con tattoo artist snags a job inking seductive beauties for a shady businessman, but when the newly illustrated models turn up dead, he must solve the mystery, clear his name, and stay one step ahead of the cop who once put him away.

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Smith Corona Blues

A terminally ill Seattle cop is teamed up with a brash young Scotland Yard inspector to probe the murder of an eccentric writer.

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DISSOLVED

An ambitious freight company employee and her boyfriend sell security loopholes to a Cartel about military weapons returning from abroad, the company owner must use all her dirty skills to stop the ruthless buyer’s vicious intentions.

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CONSCIENCE

A newlywed man discovers that his elderly father-in-law is actually a cunning sociopath planning to kill him before the weekend is over.

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Conversations With God

Every child has an angel that looks upon the face of God. Laurine was no exception. These are the conversations that happened in heaven, that caused supernatural to happen on earth.

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Twisted

Scarred in a fire as an infant, an opportunistic young man suffers from distorted thinking, but the head of his rehab facility has his own twisted logic.

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ASK NOT

A scruffy man shows up at Langley and tells CIA agents that he's from the future and came here in 1963 to reluctantly orchestrate JFK's assassination in order to save the planet.

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SCARRED!

FROM DARKNESS A LEGEND IS BORN.

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TEXT ME

MAN'S BEST FRIEND IS NOT A DOG, IT'S A CELL PHONE.

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REFLECTION

HEADS YOU LOSE AND TAILS YOU DIE.

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THERE AMONG US.

ALL THAT WE KNOW IS AT AN END.

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FISHING ON TUESDAYS

Friendship is the greatest catch.

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SNOW IN THE SPRING

Angelika thought she had it all, fame, fortune, and power until life showed her a different journey.

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Accelerated Dragons

When a homeless former chess champion is recruited to tutor a wealthy businessman, he gets a new lease on life, but after assassins target his new employer, he becomes embroiled in an overseas espionage mission.

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The SOMMELIER

At his family's secluded vineyard, a restaurateur must outwit a sociopathic wine expert, solve his father's murder, and rescue his fellow guests, after a tasting event turns into a deadly game of revenge.

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CREATURES of HABIT

After changing therapists, an OCD afflicted mythology professor sheds his repetitive routines, but when monsters emerge from the woods and abduct his friends, he suspects his compulsive behaviors may actually be rituals intended to ward off an ancient supernatural force.

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Heat of the Moment

A former comedian and out-of-work chef gets invited to cook for some old friends, and he soon realizes you can't stop the heart's utmost desire in a weekend filled with love, drama, and betrayal. Script Excerpt

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The Bench

A suicidal businessman recovers when he meets two men sitting on a bench in a public park; Father God who has His own personal crisis and the Holy Spirit who comforts Him when Jesus joins their conversation. Script Excerpt

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MAMMOTH REVENGE TRILOGY

It is an awesome action cinematic epic big screen trilogy. It has an exciting ending which has everyone sitting on the edge of their seats. Mammoth revenge Trilogy has an ending that could restart another movie. Mammoths are once again the heroes. There is romance for Frank and Kiana. Script Excerpt

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We Were Young Once

A highly principled and attractive teenage girl finds neither her principles nor attractiveness sufficient to meet life's challenges. Script Excerpt

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Mammoth Revenge 2

A sequel to Mammoth Revenge, after unforgiving bad weather there was trouble over Mammoth Island, and discovers a breed of dinosaurs have invaded Mammoth Island. What is the team going to do? Script Excerpt

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The March of the 18th

In 1864 the Veteran Reserve Corps was formed to allow disabled Union army men to continue to perform their duty for God and Country. This is the story of six invalid soldiers of the 18th Regiment and their 25 mile march into history, as they battled the elements, their disabilities and self-doubt, as well as a band of vicious, scavenging marauders. Script Excerpt

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The Prosecutor's Witness

Log Line, The Prosecutor’s Witness A Probation Attorney recently lost her father/mentor, then when she is diagnosed with cancer, represents an odd client accused of homicide.

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Duty to Warn

Legal thriller miniseries based on the true 1969 stalking murder of Berkeley student Tanya Tarasoff and the Supreme Court case that changed doctor-patient confidentiality laws in America. Pilot, synopsis and bible. Script Excerpt

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ELECTRIC

After being electrocuted on the job, a woman has the power to make everyone around her fall in love... everyone, it seems, except the man of her dreams. Script Excerpt

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OVERPASS

When a cement truck driver avoids slamming into a Lexus, only to lose his own life, he haunts the Lexus driver and teaches him a powerful life lesson in the process. Script Excerpt

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I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

L.A. Detective Owen Murphy is on a mission to clear his name on a murder he didn't commit. But he must do it before he falls asleep... because the next time he does might just be the last time. Script Excerpt

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CHAMPION OF THE WORLD!

A sledgehammer right fist; Heavyweight Boxing Champion at age 23; the most popular man in America; “boxing reform” activist and a ten-year foe of the Police Gazette publisher who wants him dethroned. And an alcoholic. And a lover. "RECOMMEND" Dave Trottier (author "The Screenwriter's Bible") Multiple contest wins and placements.

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HARBINGER

Detective Sandy Marone feels the weight of the world come crashing down on her shoulders as she investigates the mysterious disappearance of another senior citizen, one of several over the past few months. This investigation will lead her to a place she's never been... and didn't know existed. Script Excerpt

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The Soul Singer

THE SOUL SINGER is a thought provocative romantic-musical-drama about an African American talented young man, Michael Daniels, who's the son of a long line of Baptist ministers. He feels a strong inclination towards recording secular music, which conflicts with his religious teachings and the goals that are being forced upon him by his family.

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Those Hollywood Hills

Is it enough to get off heroin? Not if your girlfriend, confidant, and best friend is your dealer.

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Major Players 2: Thunder vs Lightning

After defeating a seemingly invincible opponent and severing ties with his manipulative cousin, a boxer must face an even more intimidating foe. Script Excerpt

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GOING ALONE

When a biologist working on aN important environmental report dies mysteriously, his estranged daughter takes over his work while an assassin is closing in. Script Excerpt

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REVELATIONS

A young nurse investigates her mother’s disturbing death and becomes entangled in a decades old political cover up involving her family and the illicit love affair of America’s most infamous lovers.

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Our life in highschool

A group of friends are about to face life in high school realizing that it isn't as easy as middle school but tries to encourage each other to keep going every day.

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CAUGHT IN THE ACT

Film noir domestic-crime thriller of love, passion, betrayal and revenge in Bel Air. A devious, corrupt L.A. businessman hires a talented young actor to seduce his beautiful wife as grounds for divorce, but when the actor and the wife fall in love, their arrangement spirals out of control into a double murder conspiracy. Script Excerpt

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THE TEST

On an anniversary trip to San Fran Debbie sets up seemingly disinterested husband Jim to test his fidelity, but things spin wildly out of control when Jim instead falls into a trap set by a team of dangerous con-artists ready to take him for a ride and everything he's worth. Script Excerpt

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THE GLAMOROUS LIFE

A model whose career is fading gets a much-needed vacation and a new outlook on life when she hides out at a Florida beach house with an “odd couple” of twenty-something brothers who are 100% convinced she's a hooker. Things go south when her rock star ex shows up. Script Excerpt

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DOWN WITH DAD

A 3-time Man of the Year Dave McNabb tries to teach his teen son Lincoln a life lesson -- “do good things, good things happen.” But much to Lincoln's delight and wonderment, while things seem to take a turn for the better for him, they suddenly go south for dear old dad and bad things happen... very bad things. Script Excerpt

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TAKEN AWAY

Two 16 year-olds, one a foul-mouthed cutter, the other a church boy, become unlikely allies when they are snatched from separate states and brought to a remote hideaway by an inexperienced kidnapper and his mother who's fresh out of prison and terminal. Script Excerpt

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PEEP

When two teen boys peeping in a beautiful neighbor’s bathroom window witness her murder, they are torn by how to deal with this shocking crime, and the choices they make bring their own well-being into jeopardy. Script Excerpt

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Last Train Home

During the last, fleeting beats of his pulse, a man seemingly put to death in Florida’s electric chair in 1999 is sent on a journey across time to confront himself as a rebellious teen and change the course of his dire destiny. Script Excerpt

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Sanctuary

A hapless and socially detached attorney's life changes dramatically when he executes a will stipulating that a substantial fortune will be shared by all who attend the deceased's funeral mass. But no one shows up... except one mysterious homeless man seeking shelter from a raging storm. Script Excerpt

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ARMED:STAY

A grieving, young widow and mother will fight through severe depression and panic attacks to protect her family from a somewhat inept intruder who breaks into her home with a gun, a bullet wound, and an oxy addiction. Script Excerpt

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Whirlabout

A man returns home to care for his father who’s riding a downhill early-onset Alzheimer’s spiral, but dark secrets revealed about the family patriarch’s past shock him to the core, dramatically altering the course of the old man's care... as well as the direction of his own life. Script Excerpt

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The Dreamers Support Group

A psychologist convenes a unique support group of creative people from which to draw material for his doctoral dissertation — which becomes a transformative experience for all, especially himself.

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THEATRE OF DEATH

In 1903 Chicago, a crusading reporter exposes of the “Absolutely Fireproof” Iroquois Theatre, as a fire trap. He is proven right. Based on the true incident. No one was ever punished. Professional Coverage: "Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter's Bible") Multiple contest wins and placements.

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BOSS TWEED

NYC politician William M. “Boss” Tweed loots the city treasury for millions until exposed by the upstart New York Times and immigrant cartoonist Thomas Nast. Political drama/strong contemporary relevance. Heavy non-comic animation and graphics. Professional Coverage: “RECOMMEND” – Dave Trottier (Author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible”) Multiple contest wins and placements.

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FINAL PASSAGE

The power of nature to heal the human heart: After a life-changing summer solstice cruise, a grieving widow trades harsh Brooklyn for pristine Alaska where Archangel Gabriel bargains with God to give her husband’s soul more time before completely crossing over.

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Bad Lies

A feisty and revered old attorney in bad health takes on one last case - a libel trial - after a magazine accuses a famous pro golfer of cheating. (Screenplay adapted with permission from the novel Bad Lies by Shelby Yastrow and Hall-of-Fame golfer Tony Jacklin.) Script Excerpt

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Fighting Johnny O'Brian (female lead)

BASED ON A TRUE STORY. For a parole board hearing, a 53 year-old black civil rights attorney gets appointed - despite her protests - to represent a white man who's been in prison 20 years for killing 2 black police officers. (Also written with a young white male as the hero, but the female version is better.) Script Excerpt

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On Board

A "ship of fools" indeed: madcap teenagers, a lush head of security, a priest who loves riddles, a captain off death-row, a martial artist challenging a boxer — and a serial killer. Come on board for the cruise of a lifetime. Script Excerpt

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SIR HARRY LAUDER TONIGHT!

A famed Hollywood actor produces and stars in an Off-Broadway musical about his idle – the acclaimed, world renowned but long forgotten musical hall entertainer, Sir Harry Lauder. A biographical musical extravaganza. All music public domain. Multiple contest wins and placements. Script Excerpt

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GENERAL GRANT IS DOOMED!

“NEVER RETREAT, NEVER SURRENDER!” Ex-President Ulysses S. Grant struggles to complete his “Personal Memoirs” while combatting terminal cancer. He produces a masterpiece. The true story. Can be expanded to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author, The Screenwriter’s Bible) Multiple contest wins and placements

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BOJANGLES, EUBIE AND BERT!

A TOE-TAPPING MUSICAL! Legendary performers Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Eubie Blake and Bert Williams relive their show business triumphs in spite of racism and theatrical bigotry. An epic musical drama and biopic. All music public domain; can be expanded to TV musical miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”) Mutiple contest wins and placements. Script Excerpt

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MADAM PRESIDENT

SHE WAS THE PRESIDENT! When Woodrow Wilson suffers a massive stroke in 1919, First Lady Edith Wilson launches a mammoth White House cover-up and runs the presidency herself—for 18 months! Think “Iron Lady” (2011). Based on the true, actual historical events. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible”) Multiplt contest wins and placements Script Excerpt

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Light Fingers

Lonely quirky teen, uprooted from Minnesota to Santa Monica, falls for her lab partner in biology class, who happens to be the world's best shoplifter and begins to learn his ways. Script Excerpt

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CONFESSIONS OF AN ACCIDENTAL ALIEN

Fictionalized autobiographical dark comedy about a UFO fanatic turned screenwriter on a rollercoaster ride of Hollywood success, failure and a nightmarish marriage that nearly destroys his career. The existential journey of an "alien" stranded on earth, from his teenage years raised by lesbians in the 50's to his adult struggles to survive in the film industry of the 70's through the 90's, to his globetrotting adventures as a miniseries writer from London to Morocco. All based on true events. Names have been changed to protect the guilty. Script Excerpt

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The Topless Widow

A lawyer’s former model mother has taken to sunbathing topless in her backyard, unable to convince her to stop, he pays her complaining neighbors to construct fences, but then she takes her antics to the front yard, getting arrested and he goes from defending her against obscenity charges, to helping her accept her impending death. Script Excerpt

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ANGIE & MARIA

While their husbands serve in the Navy in WWII, two women from different backgrounds find loving companionship with each other for the rest of their lives. Script Excerpt

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TYPHOON

Adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novella of an eccentric steamship captain, his ambitious first mate, their motley crew and 200 Chinese passengers caught in the typhoon of the century, set in the South China Seas of 1901. A morality tale of family separation, racism and survival to the extreme during a perilous sea journey as terrifying as "A Perfect Storm", evolving into an epic struggle of hearts and minds that defines the best and worst in men. Script Excerpt

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NOT ANOTHER VAMPIRE STORY

An embarrassment-prone middle school girl's life gets risky when she suspects her pretty older sister's good-looking boyfriend is really a vampire, and sets out to prove it. (Animated or Live-Action)

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Mother Seacole

British soldiers are transported from Jamaica to fight in the Crimean War. From her own resources, a Scottish-Jamaican lady provides home comforts and medical assistance to her boys in Crimea and becomes a British heroine. Script Excerpt

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Watch

An L.A. homicide detective, who also rents spare rooms in his apartment building to aspiring Hollywood actresses, must prove his innocence when one of them is brutally murdered by someone bent on revenge, exposing the detective's voyeurism fetish. Script Excerpt

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Playmate

In spite of her husband’s attempts to help her, a young female writer suddenly finds herself falling into a severe depression when snippets of painful suppressed childhood memories come out in her writing at the same time as the visit of her religious fanatic mother whose own haunting memories plague her causing both women to lose themselves in the process.

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RAGTIME WARRIOR

A FORGOTTEN MUSICAL GENIUS! James Reese Europe fights racism, Army prejudice and the Germans when he takes command of the “Harlem Hellfighters” band, introduces jazz and pop tunes; he revolutionizes military band music forever. A WW1 action musical biopic; all music public domain. Can be adapted to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”) Multiple contest wins and placements. Script Excerpt

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S.O.B.

A Texas police dispatcher adverse to guns and violence discovers that his runaway teenage daughter has been kidnapped by human traffickers. He transfers as a cop to El Paso’s vice squad on a relentless mission to find her; his journey into the heart of darkness, the S.O.B. world of “sexually oriented businesses”, and his sinister evolution into a criminal mind and a man of violence. Script Excerpt

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Fair Warning

Thriller based on the true stalking murder of Berkeley student Tanya Tarasoff in 1969 by an obsessed graduate student, and the legal case that changed doctor-patient confidentiality laws across the country. Script Excerpt

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A PORTRAIT OF AN AUTHORITARIAN DOMINATING

When a patient comes for treatment with a psychologist she finds the doctor is more emotionally needy than she is and their relationship has given him the means to destroy her! Script Excerpt

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KICKER

Karate Kid meets West Side Story. An interracial teen romance is caught between two gangs of skateboarders and BMX racers in a park turf war. An Indonesian kickboxer and the white sister of the skateboard leader fall in love against her brother’s wishes. When the turf war turns violent, he has to rescue her brother from a dangerous drug ring. A martial-arts action drama of teen love, rage and betrayal. Script Excerpt

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Redwood Tomb

Married assistant DA falls for a free-spirited Santa Cruz artist who is unknowingly entangled with a charismatic serial killer who just buried two bodies in the redwoods. When his lover suddenly disappears, the DA embarks on a desperate search. Neo noir based on a true crime in 1982. Adapted from my short story published in UK crime magazine, Close to the Bone https://www.close2thebone.co.uk/wp/saturday-night-off-2/ Script Excerpt

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Vengeance Island

A law student interning with the Public Defender office and his visiting girlfriend are stranded with their pilot on a remote Alaskan island outside Angoon in a winter storm. Soon, they realize they are being stalked --- not just by wolves but by spirits seeking retribution for a lie the young man told native people while investigating a crime against their daughter.

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ANGELSKIN

A brutal serial killer is on the loose pursued by seasoned detective John Harris. When he finds evidence suggesting a killer that might not be even be human, but a fallen angel, a lot more might be at stake - even the end of God, heaven, and the world itself! Script Excerpt

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My Buddy

A mafia princess searches for the murderer of her father and finds him in the most unlikely place of all--kneeling before her. Script Excerpt

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Sushi, Fries and Just Two Guys

Two men dealing with personal tragedy, attempt to overcome catastrophic events while traveling in foreign countries.

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Presidential Peril

A Presidential Candidate is thrust into the fight of his life against a maniacal militia after a failed assassination attempt on his life just days before the Presidential election.

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CHRISTMAS MITZVAH

Marita welcomes many of her sons ' LGBTQ friends into her home, creating a new "family" of love and acceptance - especially for those who were rejected by their own families for declaring their true selves. Script Excerpt

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HARVARD LAW

Everyone expects that all the students here are book smart and possibly from a wealthy family background ...mm. somewhat correct, but, ...well! ... Meet the cast of HARVARD LAW for all you need to see and all you need to know on HARVARD campus ... then, the surprises that come with it.

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Snooks

The extraordinary true life story of Nate "Snooks" Gulliver, dancer and drummer extraordinaire, who played with Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong and other greats and was Billie Holliday's childhood sweetheart. Script Excerpt

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Shadow on the Heartland

A successful Wall Street attorney reluctantly returns to rural North Dakota to help his family fight against an agricultural corporate giant that's quickly taking over the food industry with dangerous GMO seeds. Script Excerpt

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The Virgin Effect

Daughter of a middle-eastern oil billionaire, drugged and raped at a UCLA frat party, contacts a young Beverly Hills surgeon to restore her physical virginity for her upcoming arranged marriage. When the surgeon's receptionist learns of the plan, she and her boyfriend devise a plot to blackmail the surgeon, threatening to put confidential information and a video of the procedure on the Internet. Script Excerpt

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Grizzly

Aging hacker gets out of prison and plots an act of millitary sabotage to impress a Dutch hacker chick and reclaim his status as the ruling terror of the Internet. Script Excerpt

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Riviera Drive

Three Latino felons on the run invade the home of a prosperous Latino insurance executive, who must reconnect with his own violent past to save his family. The tensions heightens when his rebellious 17-year-old daughter falls for one of the felons. Script Excerpt

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Space Reserved

Slick, successful young ad executive thoughtlessly appropriates somebody's "reserved" space in a parking garage when bringing his date home and ends up taken hostage by three women bent on revenge for a long-suppressed middle school prank gone bad. Script Excerpt

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The Keys

It's a Friday night and my girlfriend is out of sight.

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ME & JACKIE

A junkyard hermit (who was friends with the great Jackie Robinson) with guilt from a long-ago tragedy befriends a young latchkey teenager from a poor Baltimore neighborhood. Script Excerpt

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The Deer and the Dolphin

This is the story of a world wide sacrifice teens make to save our planet. In this future history sci-fi fantasy Nick, a solitary sailor, is witness to the degradation of Earth's ecology and becomes a central figure in Earth's recovery. Script Excerpt

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Above the Sun

After surviving a bus bombing in Israel, a wealthy and hard partying young man begins an existential journey for self discovery and a higher understanding of God through astral projection. An European logline- A rich, self-centered student's search for permanent happiness frustrates both him and the people close to him until he discovers he himself is the love he was seeking for.

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A GRUNT'S TALE

A filmmaker in California just contacted me with interest in making this one! Elvina rescues Kurt - "Wojo" from the hell of PTSD after his return from Vietnam. Script Excerpt

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ROME IN WHITE

The assassination of an American president begins in 300 AD in Rome and proceeds to 2011 Washington DC and then returns to Rome in 307 AD for the assassination, death of Severus II on a day it snowed on Italy and Rome is in white.

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LOST AT SEA

High-seas survival adventure in a lifeboat, based on a true story and a controversial naval murder trial. As a disabled cruise ship is evacuated, one of its lifeboats is hopelessly lost at sea -- in the path of an oncoming storm. A junior officer, acting as captain, faces a moral dilemma when he realizes there are too many people in the boat to survive the storm: he must play God and decide who goes overboard to die, in order to save the majority of passengers. Script Excerpt

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LIFE WITHOUT FATHER

Ghost dramedy with inspirational, faith-based family values, a la "Ghost" meets "Parenthood". An acclaimed news cameraman who's been neglecting his family for his career dies suddenly under mystical circumstances and returns home as a ghost to haunt his 12-year-old son a week before his 13th birthday. He only has a short time to teach his son life lessons and to learn how to be, and to redeem himself as, a once-absentee dad. Script Excerpt

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D.E.T.E.C.T.I.V.E.S

Two rival detectives join to solve a case whereby ten San Francisco detectives are being murdered by the Chinese Mafia. Little do they know, they're also on the hit list until... "And Then There Were None."

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Sinful Play

Misfortune reunites twins, separated at birth

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Pandemic

The deadly H5N1 bird flu has mutated into a strain no one suspected and scientists can't find a way to get it under control. The world struggles with the coming pandemic that threatens to kill millions.

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