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A CIA Operative with the psychic ability to see everybody's past faces terrorists that kidnap his loved ones and force him to use his powers against his country. 2017 StoryPros Awards, 1st Place Action/Adventure/Thriller.

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By Lynda Lemberg and Jeffrey Allen Russel.

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. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/22/2014; Updated: 04/25/2017 )

By Jeffrey Allen Russel & Lynda Lemberg.

During the Civil Rights era, a white supremacist colludes with a judge to entrap African Americans for his lobotomies. When a Black track star is sent to his asylum after she retaliates against the racist girls at school, her brilliant best friend teams up with an edgy journalist to free her and expose the conspiracy.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/31/2016; Updated: 06/20/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt.  Interview

A bereaved pacifist exacts spectacular vengeance on The Third Reich. (aka "An Unsuccessful Artist") Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/16/2013; Updated: 05/29/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt.  Interview

A radical adaptation of the original that reorganizes Shakespeare's text to tell a different story with real bite for 21st century audiences. WildSound are producing this play late spring, 2016.

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Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 01/31/2016; Updated: 04/11/2017 )

By Maria Lennon.

Berlin cold war aftermath: A Woman reconstructs shredded Stasi documents and stumbles upon a murder committed days after the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Her curiosity gets the best of her and she almost gets killed. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/09/2013; Updated: 04/23/2017 )

By Steve Weissman.

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. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 11/23/2007; Updated: 08/12/2017 )

By Mary Goldman & Tim House.

When a couple of runaway farm boys start running slots in Prohibition-era Toledo the ruthless Purple Gang moves in hard and fast, kidnapping one of their wives, setting up a high stakes, winner take all, game of life and death. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/21/2016; Updated: 07/04/2017 )

By Geoffrey Breuder.  Interviews

The true story of Richard Bong, a rookie WWII pilot who makes a brazen bet to beat the kill record of America's top-scoring ace. But as the deadly competition spirals out of control, he's forced to confront the bitter realities of war and what it means to be a real hero.

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(Posted: 03/27/2008; Updated: 11/21/2016 )

By Jamie Sutliff.

A ghost Evangeline tells her great granddaughter the tale of gold Louis that purchased her as a slave and leads Chloe to the missing coins. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/09/2014; Updated: 07/19/2017 )

By Marc DeLamater.  Interview

Imagine going around the world under the sea onboard the world's most advanced submarine. It sounds like "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," but it really happened. In this dramatic true story, an American nuclear submarine captain announces to his new, untested crew that their maiden voyage is now a far more dangerous top-secret mission - to make the first submerged circumnavigation of the Earth.

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(Posted: 07/03/2006; Updated: 07/03/2017 )

By Jamie Sutliff.

The Vice President conspires with a CIA agent attempting the greatest heist in history during the Iraq War. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 06/15/2014; Updated: 07/19/2017 )

By Eric Carlson.  Interviews

Action/Drama, Based on a true story: When, during a risky test dive in 1920, the Navy's newest submarine floods and sinks with no chance of outside rescue, a young, untested skipper must convince a skeptical crew to follow his brilliant yet dangerous plan that could save their lives or hasten their demise.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/17/2012; Updated: 07/04/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt & Peter Mackie.  Interview

A Victorian teenage girl with dark romantic secrets inherits her father's steel mill but her elder brother plots to either steal or ruin the business. Since winning in the Marquee Lights Competition, this script is being marketed by Peter Mackie's London agent.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 09/22/2014; Updated: 05/29/2017 )

By Diane Johnson.

A West Indies Native and a Franciscan Friar embark on an Amazon expedition with legendary conquistador Francisco Pizarro in search of a city of gold. But instead of finding riches, they unleash a curse that affects centuries of historic leaders and trailblazers.

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Format: TV Pilot

(Posted: 01/10/2017; Updated: 07/05/2017 )

By Robert Gately.  Interviews

Ed always wanted to act or direct in theatre. Infant epilepsy, a lifelong battle with booze, or the bizarre hallucinations of van Gogh, Barrymore and spiders the size of dogs were not going to stop him. Living in reality was another matter. This is a physiological journey where a man struggles to find peace between the worlds of the real and the imaginary. Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/26/2004; Updated: 06/13/2017 )

By Michael Gibrall.  Interviews

A Lebanese boy, born in Texas, returns to Beirut and experiences the horrors of war from the conflicts in the region throughout the 1970's and 1980's. Eventually returning to the United States, his memories never leave him, nor does his love for his people. Based on the true story of Samuel Eloud.

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(Posted: 04/21/2015; Updated: 05/02/2017 )

By Lisa Hagen.

A slave ship titanically wrecks on a barren island and while sailors escape on a raft, and all the men die, it is left to the women to carve out an existence until they are rescued -15 years later.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/13/2017; Updated: 07/13/2017 )

By Arty Finkelstein & Andrew Garrett.  Interview

A young man is shoved violently, out of spite, into the U.S. Army at the height of the Vietnam War. They know he doesn’t belong--and he’s finding all the wrong ways to get out. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 03/24/2013; Updated: 02/07/2017 )

By Pamela Hunt.

Just as a Russian ballet teacher smuggles proof of Stalin's crimes into Washington, she finds an unexpected ally and the KGB in pursuit. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 06/25/2004; Updated: 07/15/2017 )

By Maria Lennon.

The king of Israel marries a Phoenician Princess, who is consumed by Baal worship, wanting to kill all devout Hebrews. God’s prophet challenges the king to repent in spite of the threat of death. Synopsis

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(Posted: 01/10/2010; Updated: 04/23/2017 )

By Michael Kenney and Diane Burrell.

As the close of the Civil War nears, three disparate black Union soldiers become trapped behind Confederate lines and are forced to hide out on a cotton plantation, trying to blend in and not be noticed by the addled owner of the plantation and his harsh black overseer. But when the Colonel's eldest son declares he's taking the slaves to Brazil -- where slavery is still legal - our heroes decide they have to escape... and plan to take all the plantation slaves with them. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 08/06/2017; Updated: 08/09/2017 )

By Gene Gwynne.

In the year 1906 a lone motorist becomes stranded in a remote mining town about to erupt in a battle royale between labor and company goons. His life in peril, he forms an alliance with a legendary frontier lawman, a lovely saloon proprietress, and a pioneer aviator. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 01/08/2017; Updated: 08/13/2017 )

By Jamie Sutliff.

Teacher angels sent to Earth commit an unforgivable sin mate with human women producing the Nephilim, hybrid human/angels which are abominations in God's eyes. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/15/2014; Updated: 07/19/2017 )

By Maria Lennon.

The son of the superintendent of international churches is convinced he hears a divine word which he follows, only to face ridicule from his family circle and friends and threats to lose his life from the drug and human trafficking world. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 11/19/2015; Updated: 04/23/2017 )

By Eric Christianson.

The brazen outlaw brother of a slain Texas Ranger teams with the Ranger's former partner to enact revenge on the human smuggling ring responsible for that death...and the murder of the partner's wife. But revenge morphs into rescue when news comes that both may still be alive.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/13/2015; Updated: 07/04/2017 )

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