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Every day before sunrise a lone cyclist struggles to get over a mountain pass--but when his obsessive-compulsive inner demons manifest as a savage apparition, surviving the night and surviving his own life becomes a primeval ordeal. Winner, 2017 StoryPros International.

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By Simon Wilkinson.

Two cosplayers from different Sci-Fi franchises fall for each other, but when their fellow cosplayers force them to choose between love and loyalty, they find a novel solution.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 05/12/2018; Updated: 05/12/2018 )

By Paul Owens.

Unable to forgive, Mick Irvine will use the man whom he blames for his physical and emotional scars, as the bait to catch a demented serial killer.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/12/2018; Updated: 05/12/2018 )

By Paul Owens.

A quintessential Aussie hit man becomes involved with a brother and sister whose devoted mother holds a dark secret from her days as a Sudanese refugee in Darfur. A secret that could tear her family apart and expose a respected community leader as a war criminal wanted for genocide by the International Criminal Court

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(Posted: 05/12/2018; Updated: 05/12/2018 )

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Web Series Competition (Murder Myteries) Stage 1 Deadline May 22 nd, 2018. HOW IT WORKS: Filmaka members have three weeks to submit written Pitches only for the 3-5 minute pilot of an original MURDER MYSTERY web series they want to create. After the Pitch competition closes, up to four (4) winners will be given $5000 each to shoot their Short which is their pilot for an original web series. The winners will have eight weeks to submit their Short along with nine (9) written Scripts, that together make up a ten-episode web series. Of the up to four (4) submissions, one winner will be awarded $25,000 to produce their original web series. THE PITCH: The Pitch and/or the Scripts should be as detailed as possible so that Filmaka executives have a clear vision of the web series the Member wants to create. Character lists, an overall summary of the web series, storyboards and scene sketches may be included as part of the Member's submission. While there is no limit to the number of pages for the Pitch or Scripts, it is important to remember that the produced version of the Pitch or Script will only be three (3) to five (5) minutes in length. STAGE ONE: May 1st - May 22nd (three weeks including three weekends): Submit your written Pitch for the 3 - 5 minute pilot of the web series that you want to direct. We are looking for MURDER MYSTERIES only. May 28th: Up to four (4) winners will be selected. STAGE TWO: May 31st-July 26th (eight weeks including eight weekends): Up to four (4) Stage One Winners are awarded $5000 each to shoot a Short (3 to 5 min. long) based on their winning Pitches. --In addition to their Short, winners of Stage One are required to submit nine, 3 to 5 minute Scripts, that along with their Short, is a ten-episode web series. --Filmaka Members have eight weeks to submit both their Short and the nine written Scripts. STAGE THREE: Between August 2nd and August 9th: Out of the up to four (4) submissions, Filmaka executives will choose one grand prize winner who will be given $25,000 to produce a ten-episode web series based on their winning submission.

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Format: Short Story

(Posted: 05/12/2018; Updated: 05/12/2018 )

By SCOTT WHEELER.

In the shadow of Marvel and DC superheroes are two teenagers with alien blood who risk personal destruction when they choose humanity over their diabolical celestial ancestors. PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 05/10/2018; Updated: 05/10/2018 )

By Chok Hin Chan.

In pursuing his dream girl, a young man finds that the only way he can get her is through his own death. (A full-length musical with 24 original songs. Comes in both stage play and screenplay formats.) Synopsis

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Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 05/04/2018; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

By Craig Peters.

When a cash-strapped family camping in the Sierras discovers a big nuget of gold, the local sheriff rounds up a posse of misfits and tries to steal it from them. Synopsis

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(Posted: 05/03/2018; Updated: 07/08/2018 )

By Allee Pitaccio.

A talented illustrator suffering from narcoleptic hallucinations, witnesses a murder and must distinguish what is real and what is an illusion before it's too late.

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(Posted: 05/02/2018; Updated: 05/02/2018 )

By SCOTT WHEELER.

DANCE FOR LIONS 110 pages Action / Thriller LOGLINE: A beautiful talented killer recruits the ex-assassin who wrongfully executed her parents to help her fight the organization trying to kill them both. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 05/02/2018; Updated: 07/08/2018 )

By Diana Black.

When a fortressed plantation in the Deep South operated by free people comes under attack, two foes work together to seek help from the North. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 04/25/2018; Updated: 04/25/2018 )

By Jay Prasad.

Marjorie hates her father for having left her mother for a young man, but she unexpectedly falls in love with Daphne and decides to live with her. In the wake of her newborn awareness regarding the nature of same-gender love, she becomes a changed person and makes overtures to her father.

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(Posted: 04/25/2018; Updated: 04/25/2018 )

By Lisa Kirkwood.

Enslaved by hostile aliens for a huge portion of his life, a former resident of Planet Earth finally manages to escape, and travels through space and time to find a way to change the course of his life, by altering other people’s pasts. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 04/24/2018; Updated: 05/06/2018 )

By Lisa Kirkwood.

Enslaved by hostile aliens for a huge portion of his life, a former resident of Planet Earth finally manages to escape, and travels through space and time to find a way to change the course of his life, by altering other people’s pasts. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 04/24/2018; Updated: 05/06/2018 )

By Josh Hamelin.

A group of misfits unites to defend a small town from an onslaught of unimaginable horrors. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 04/23/2018; Updated: 04/23/2018 )

By Patricia Shannon.

The finding of a woman’s wallet leads to a ‘cold case’ investigation, causing the awakening of an evil entity from a horrifying Parallel Zone, which enters the investigators’ bodies. Then partners up with the finder of the wallet to go on a murder spree.

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(Posted: 04/11/2018; Updated: 04/11/2018 )

By Bo Sanders.

After the tragic death of his pregnant wife, a Muslim-to-Christian convert and biblical scholar travels back in time in an effort to confirm Christ's divinity. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 04/04/2018; Updated: 05/05/2018 )

By Kyle B. Dietz.

In 1977, the University of Evansville and its small Indiana community are struck by tragedy when a plane crash claims the lives of the entire men's basketball team. Hoping to bring healing to the community, the university forms a new team and hires Coach Dick Walters. Haunted by the past and their own self-doubt these Aces find themselves in the team's first ever NCAA Tournament appearance.

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(Posted: 03/27/2018; Updated: 03/27/2018 )

By Chris Candelario.

The Oogs runs from the Cro-Magnons only to reappear in modern day Tar Pit Suburbia confirming the myth, Neanderthals still exist. Synopsis

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Format: TV Episode

(Posted: 03/19/2018; Updated: 03/19/2018 )

By Preston rogers.

When his cousin is released from prison JG put his plans in action to build a drug empire from his small city in south Florida though brains and brutality

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Format: TV Pilot

(Posted: 03/16/2018; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

By Preston rogers.

Three wisecracking and ruthless assassins travel the globe completing jobs and seeking revenge on the powerful people who brutally murdered their parents years ago

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(Posted: 03/16/2018; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

By Chris Candelario.

In this true story, the TV photojournalist Candle willingly enters the worst prison riot in the history of the United States, while drug-crazed inmates kill every snitch in sight. Synopsis

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(Posted: 03/16/2018; Updated: 07/18/2018 )

By Chris Candelario.

Christina possesses the power to reincarnate from one era to the next and the intellect to survive against the villains attempting to end her life. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 03/13/2018; Updated: 03/16/2018 )

By Bernard Mersier.

The story opens in Timothy’s room, with him sitting on his bed watching music videos imitating what he sees. Mathew comes in wearing his buy boy uniform, pausing in his tracks when he sees what Timothy is watching. Mathew turns the television off, and then speaks his opinion on rap music and African-Americans in general, which is nothing positive. Timothy sits silent listening to him. Before Mathew leaves for work, he tells his brother stop associating with anything involving African-Americans, because they’re no good. Timothy waits till he thinks Mathew is fully gone, before turning the television back on with a smile, continuing to imitate what he sees. Meanwhile at Elizabeth and Ryan’s house, Kyle and his mother Elizabeth are arguing because Elizabeth doesn’t approve of Kyle dating Maria, an African-American woman. Fed up with arguing, Elizabeth tells him he’s disowns, and then leaves the room. Kyle turns to his father Ryan. Ryan tells him before he met his mother; he also dated an African-American woman who he’s still in love with. Before Kyle leaves the house, Ryan tells him no matter what, don’t let anyone ruin your true love, and never let your true love go. Later in the day, Clarence the county sheriff comes into a restaurant taking a seat. Mathew walks by him doing a double take, making his way back to him pausing. Clarence looks at him confused, and the two get into a racial debate, but Mathew has no idea who he is. Tired of hearing the ignorance coming from Mathew’s mouth, Clarence stands up with a smile ready to pull his badge out, and Mathew grabs a glass from off the table hitting him upside the head. As Clarence holds his head laughing, the Manager comes to his aid, asking Mathew what happened. Mathew tries to claim Clarence was about to attack him, and that’s when Clarence drops his badge on the table revealing who he is. Mathew stands silent as Clarence places him in handcuffs. At Michelle’s house, Maria is sitting at her vanity doing her hair, when Michelle comes in asking where she’s going. Maria tells her out on a date with Kyle, and like Elizabeth, Michelle doesn’t agree with the two dating. Meanwhile in jail, Mathew is having a discussion with Brad about how he was wrongly placed in jail, going along with his point African-Americans are stupid. Brad laughs. Mathew thinks he’s going along with what he’s thinking, until Brad grabs him by the collar pinning him against the wall. Brad tells him not only does he love African-American people, but the mother of his child is African-American. Frozen with fear, Mathew doesn’t respond. Brad looks at him smiling until the lights go off, and all you can hear is the moans of pain coming from Mathew. Kyle and Maria walk into a liquor store. Kyle goes to the back grabbing some items, while Maria stands at the front. In walks Will, walking up behind Maria trying to wrap his arms around her waist, and Maria shoves his hands down, turning looking at him upset. The two argue for a moment, until Kyle comes back. Kyle and Will get into it, but in the end, Kyle shoves Will to the floor, and then him and Maria walk out the store. Will stands up pulling a pocket knife out following behind them. As the couple continues walking, Will says something smart, but only Maria turns around, just as Will lunges the knife forward piercing her in the stomach. She screams holding her stomach, and Kyle turns around just in time to catch her before she hits the floor. Will stands in shock for a split second before taking off, dropping the knife. Kyle holds Maria trying to make her feel comfortable, and with her last words, she asks him to kiss her. When he pulls back, he stares down at her lifeless body screaming. When Mathew comes home, he walks in Timothy’s room beat up with a limp. Timothy turns the television off wondering what happened to him. Mathew explains his view on African-Americans as well as people in general was wrong, and you shouldn’t judge a book by the cover. Timothy and Mathew smile giving each other a hug, before turning on the television, and both of them imitate what they see. Kyle is sitting at his desk still wearing the bloodstained clothes, looking at pictures of him and Maria. Elizabeth comes in to comfort him, and he lets her have it about knowing why she’s racist, which to him is foolish for judging a whole race for one person’s actions. Elizabeth still tries, but Kyle tells her to leave him alone until she recognizes her racist ways are dumb. With her head lowered in shame, Elizabeth makes her way out the room. Kyle continues looking at the pictures, while pulling a pocket knife out placing it on his heart. He says a few last words before shoving the knife in his heart, releasing a low whimper, falling onto his desk dead.

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(Posted: 03/13/2018; Updated: 03/13/2018 )

By Bernard Mersier.

The story opens with Carl coming home drunk dripping wet, laughing loud. He makes his way towards the stairs, slipping falling on his face, continuing to laugh. Nikki comes from upstairs walking down the steps looking at him ashamed. Carl looks up ready to speak, and before he can get the words out, he turns his head vomiting. Their daughter Tamara comes from her room walking to the stairs wanting Carl to read her a story. Nikki tells her she’ll read her the story tonight, and when Carl feels better, he’ll read to her tomorrow. Tamara agrees and goes back in her room. Nikki scolds Carl before going in the room with Tamara. Carl tries lifting his head, but he’s to drunk, dropping his head falling asleep in his vomit. In the morning, Carl comes into the kitchen, and Tamara runs over giving him a hug. Tamara asks if he’s okay from last night, and although he tells her yes, Nikki is still upset from the scene he made. Carl drops Tamara off at school, and while he waits watching her go in the building, his drug dealer Dominic calls informing him of the new shipment he has coming in. Unable to resist temptation, Carl tells him he’ll be over later to pick it up. That night, Carl and Nikki have a talk about his alcohol addiction, and she gives him the ultimatum either he has to go clean or her and Tamara are leaving. The following night, Carl and Tamara are waiting for Nikki to reveal the outfit she’s wearing out tonight. While waiting, her phone goes off, and Carl picks it up looking at the text message. From what he read, he thinks she’s having an affair. Nikki comes into the room, and Carl acts as if nothing is wrong, handing her the phone. Once Nikki leaves, Carl tells Tamara to go find some movies they can watch. Tamara leaves the room, and Carl walks over to the closet retrieving a bottle of vodka beginning to drink. Meanwhile, Nikki is out with her friend Janet, retrieving the ring she had custom made to celebrate their anniversary. Janet asks Nikki how she’s able to deal with Carl the way he is, and Nikki tells her it’s because of her he turned to drinking and drugs. When Nikki arrives home, she finds Tamara crying sitting beside Carl close to overdosing. When he awakes, he’s in the hospital, confused about what happened. Nikki explains him coming close to overdoing in front of Tamara is something that will never happen again, before leaving the room. Years go by, and Carl is drug and alcohol free living the good life with his family. While the family is sitting in front of the house having a picnic, Dominic comes up trying to lure Carl back in. Nikki prepares to chew Dominic out, but Carl tells her to go in the house with Tamara. Carl tries to get Dominic to leave, but Dominic piles on the smooth talking thick, getting Carl to reform back to his old ways. The next day, Tamara is sitting at the kitchen table doing her homework with a bowl of cereal beside her. Carl comes in speaking with her while she eats her cereal, and within seconds, she starts convulsing falling out her chair foaming at the mouth. Nikki rushes in the kitchen, and Carl tells her to call 911. Carl and Nikki are beside Tamara’s bed staring at her hooked to the machines. The doctor comes in telling them she’s in a coma due to a massive amount of heroin ingested. Nikki instantly goes into rage, asking Carl where he had it hidden. He tells her in the sugar canister, and that adds fuel to the fire. Nikki not only breaks him down as a man, but as a father, before telling him to leave the room. Carl arrives at Dominic house placing blame on him why Tamara is in the hospital. Dominic quickly makes Carl realize how weak he is, and as father, he should’ve placed his child before his addiction. With the truth sinking in, Carl turns his back ready to leave, but before he does, he turns around shooting Dominic killing him dead. Before leaving the house, he takes a bag of heroin with him. That night at the house, Carl sits at the table moping in his own self-pity, drinking, and on the table is a syringe filled with heroin and the gun he used to kill Dominic. He mopes for a few more minutes before injecting the heroin, followed by placing the gun to his head. Just as he gets ready to pull the trigger, Nikki comes in witnessing the horror of him blowing his brains out.

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(Posted: 03/13/2018; Updated: 03/13/2018 )

By Bernard Mersier.

The story opens in Teenage Tiffany’s bedroom with her cringed under her blanket crying, while her father Michael stands by the door staring at her smiling, zipping his pants. He says since he’s been doing this for so long to her, there’s no point in trying to tell her mother, because who would believe a father would rape his own child? When he leaves the room, she reaches over grabbing her diary and pen beginning to write, wishing she had someone she could tell what he does to her. On this same night on the other side of town, Teenage Bernard is in the basement working out when his mother Francine comes downstairs happy he’s found a different outlet to help him release his anger. He tries telling her he doesn’t have anger issues, but she knows he’s still not over what happened when they lived in California. The next day in school, Teenage Tiffany is sitting at a table eating alone. Teenage Bernard comes into the room walking with Derrick. Derrick is speaking badly on Teenage Tiffany, causing Teenage Bernard to go and speak with her, to see if what he’s saying is true. While the two sit and talk, Derrick comes over with Kevin, the school bully trying to convince Teenage Bernard the rumors being spread about her is true. Offended by the way the two are talking about her, Teenage Bernard ends up getting into a fight with Kevin. While in the principal’s office, Teenage Bernard sits waiting on his mother, when Teenage Tiffany comes in. She thanks him for standing up for her, but she’s confused why he did it. He gives her his number and tells her to call him. That night, Francine and Teenage Bernard are sitting on the sofa discussing the fight, when there’s a knock at the door. He gets up walking over to the door asking who is it, and his father Earl begins speaking. Teenage Bernard opens the door grabbing him by the collar pulling him in the house ready to beat him, but Francine defuses the situation. She tells him to leave Earl and her alone so they can talk. Knowing his father used to abuse her, he’s hesitant to walk away, but because his mother asked, he walks away. The two discuss how Earl made her lose countless jobs, forcing her to work on the street in order to make ends meet. Earl tries rekindling the old flame, but Francine isn’t going for it, pulling her gun making him leave once and for all. While in Teenage Tiffany’s bedroom, she’s smiling happy she met Teenage Bernard writing it down in her diary, and that’s when Michael comes in trying to rape her, but she fights back, quickly leaving the room. Teenage Tiffany goes to Teenage Bernard house, and the three sit talking about the situation going on at her house. Before Francine leaves the two to talk, she tells Teenage Tiffany she can look at her as a mother figure since she doesn’t have one at home. After the conversation, Teenage Bernard explains the reason why he stood up for her in school is because of what his father put his mother through, and the way Derrick and Kevin were talking about her made him think of his parents situation. The next day, Teenage Bernard is out front raking the leaves, when Michael comes up with a bat behind his back questioning him. It takes a minute for Teenage Bernard to figure out who he is, but by that time, Michael has already hit him with the bat, dropping him to the ground, allowing Michal to continue beating him. Francine comes out the house shooting Michael in the leg, before rushing over to her son. Teenage Tiffany comes running over to the three, and she’s disgusted seeing Michael. Francine stands to her feet ready to kill him, and that’s when Vivian, Tiffany’s mother and an Officer run up. Teenage Tiffany talks Francine out of killing Michael. While in the hospital, Francine and Teenage Tiffany wait to hear the condition of Teenage Bernard, when Vivian comes walking up. Francine tells Teenage Tiffany to go in the room with Teenage Bernard while she talks with her mother. She goes in the room. Before the two have a conversation, Francine tells her she’s able to judge her, because she was once like her, if not worse. After making Vivian feel bad for allowing Michael to do what he did to Teenage Tiffany, she goes in Teenage Bernard’s room, leaving Vivian crying. Years later, Tiffany is now a famous author speaking in front of a room of women who were victims of rape and abuse. Tiffany invites Francine to come on the stage, and she also explains how she overcame being a victim. In the end, the two invite Bernard to come out, telling the women he’s the main reason why they were able to overcome the horror they went through. The women applaud them, and then walk out the room.

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(Posted: 03/13/2018; Updated: 03/13/2018 )

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