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THE BIG IDEA

A disabled germophobic scholar, a Black/Swedish hip-hop poet, a multiple personality John Doe, and a martial arts Asian Mensa chick want to collect a $10 million court settlement for their 'Big Idea' - a telephone condom. Winner of 3 'Best Screenplay' award, 1 'Best Dialogue' award.

Written by: David J Schroeder     [Contact Author]
Format: Screenplay
Starring Roles For: Lucy Liu
Steve Buscemi
Jim Carrey
In the Vein Of: The Three Stooges

Posted: 01/27/2012
Updated: 07/08/2017
Author Bio: Winner of 57 'Best' screenplay awards with 6 different scripts since 2010.

THIS MODERN MAN IS BEAT, screenplay written by David J Schroeder, with actor Jordi Vilasuso, and director Alex Merkin premiered in 12 countries, screened in 94 festivals, and won 88 Best Awards.

Contest Results: Houston Comedy (First Place) [2014]
Laugh or Die (First Place) [2013]
Cannes Screenplay (Second Place, Feature Comedy) [2015]
Los Angeles Independent (Finalist, Oct. 2015) [2015]
Vegas Indie (Third Place) [2013]
Screenplay Festival (Honorable Mention, Comedy, top 5) [2017]
GenreBlast (Semifinalist, Comedy, winner pending) [2017]
L.A. Film & Script (First Place)
Cannes Latitude (Quarterfinalist, Official Selection) [2015]
Smashcut (Third Place)
Mockfest Hollywood (Finalist, top 5) [2011]
Independent Film Quarterly (Finalist, 4th Place) [2012]
Slamdance (Quarterfinalist, Script Accessible) [2009]
Queens (Finalist)
Red Inkworks (Finalist)
Hollywood Screenplay (Finalist)
Indie Gathering (Finalist, 4th Place)
Woods Hole (Finalist, 5th Place)
Circus Road (Semifinalist)
Beverly Hills Fest (Finalist)
L.A. Cinema Film Fest (Finalist, 8th Place)
Stage 32/Happy Writers Screenplay (Semifinalist)
BlueCat Contest (Quarterfinalist)
Screenplay Search (Semifinalist, 10th Place)
FilmStream (Semifinalist) [2009]
L.A. Cinema Festival (Honorable Mention, top 20) [2010]
Script Showcase (Quarterfinalist)
Back in the Box (Quarterfinalist)
L.A. Reel (Honorable Mention, 8th Place)
Indie Fest USA (Quarterfinalist, top 16)
Courier (Quarterfinalist, winner pending)
L.A. Underground (Honorable Mention, Top 7)