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JUMPER AND THE BONES

When a child-like underdog janitor accidentally injures a neighborhood gangleader, the gang goes after him, his friends and the woman he adores -- and darn it, he's got to fix it.

Written by: Lise Pyles     [Contact Author]
Format: Screenplay
Budget: Modest
Starring Roles For: 20s male
20s female
50 - 60's Male
In the Vein Of: Forrest Gump

Posted: 05/22/2014
Updated: 07/07/2018
Author Bio: Screenwriting credits:

-- Fresh Voices semi-finalist for JUMPER AND THE BONES

-- Blue Cat Competition quarter-finalist (top 5%) for historical drama BANNER HERO

-- Austin Film Festival semi-finalist for JUMPER AND THE BONES

-- Nicholl Fellowship semi-finalist (2017) for historical drama BANNER HERO

-- Selected for BLACK LIST/WOMEN IN FILM Feature Lab for historical drama BANNER HERO

Other credits:

-- Two non-fiction books (Jessica Kingsley Pub., London)

-- Articles, short stories, or essays in Writers Digest, FamilyFun, Colorado Woman, Air&Space/Smithsonian and others.

PERSONAL NOTES: Lise has lived in several states and on three continents. Hobbies include movie-watching (of course), and also reading, and combing thrift shops for vintage relics that often help to fuel her imagination.

Contest Results: Austin Fest Film (Semifinalist) [2015]
Fresh Voices Feature (Semifinalist) [2013]