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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.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/22/2014; Updated: 01/05/2019)

By Danielle R Erlich.

When a bullied teenager seeks refuge by an Irish castle, he travels to a magical world he never knew existed where his long-lost father turns out to be king. But the king has been kidnapped by an unknown assailant, and now the responsibility to rescue him falls to his clueless son.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/20/2017; Updated: 06/17/2019)

By Jonathan LaPoma.

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all (#1 ranked Comedy and GLBT script on MovieBytes).

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/02/2016; Updated: 04/03/2019)

By David J Schroeder.

A lost nuclear bomb is found on a stranded ship heading for the Gulf of Mexico.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/18/2012; Updated: 05/07/2019)

By Mark Gunnion.

PLAY THE FOOL (Action / Comedy) An eccentric musician recruits his old band to help steal a legendary guitar, unaware that competing military teams from Russia and the US Air Force - both trying to avert WWIII - are after his bass-player's rare, vintage gear.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/11/2017; Updated: 11/11/2018)

By Phil Parker.

LOGLINE: "In the final days of WWII, when a rule-following pilot crash-lands on a Japanese island carrying the third atomic bomb, he faces a harrowing dilemma: follow orders and manually detonate the bomb to prevent it falling into enemy hands. Or help the island's POWs escape.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/21/2014; Updated: 11/10/2018)

By Jonathan LaPoma.

A struggling Hollywood screenwriter recruits his former best friends to help him write a script about a series of pranks they pulled in high school, and they discover why their friendship fell apart (ADAPTATION meets IDIOCRACY). [12 awards/honors including, 1st in 2017 Los Angeles Screenplay Contestl]

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/02/2016; Updated: 04/03/2019)

By Charles DeRykus.

A WW1 German-Jewish vet with PTSD flees Germany to join family in the Netherlands then struggles with his demons as a member of the Dutch Resistance. [5 Contest Finalist Awards in 2017]

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/27/2017; Updated: 05/04/2019)

By Joe Borriello.

A pocket-sized alien prince travels to Earth to open relations, only to discover his cousin is plotting his assassination to steal the crown and achieve galactic domination, starting with Earth.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/13/2019; Updated: 06/01/2019)

By Robert Gately and Drew Keil.

Self-exiled at home for decades, an agoraphobic mother must choose between her recluse life and trekking through the scary bustle of NYC to see her estranged daughter perform a solo at Carnegie Hall and, while she takes this voyage with her two loved-starved friends, this eclectic, female ensemble allow us to laugh and cry while making us believe we are never too old to dream and never too young to forgive

Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 05/04/2019)

By Kyle Lavore & Amy Fruchtman.

In a world where everyone has an odd affliction that goes away when they get a terminal illness, a young woman who can't blink joins forces with an older woman with advanced ALS to explore the idea of assisted suicide.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/14/2019; Updated: 02/14/2019)

By Jonathan LaPoma & Natalia Porras Sivolobova.

After trying for seven years to successfully make it as a dancer in New York, a 30-year-old half-Mexican, half-American woman with dual citizenship reluctantly returns to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico and struggles to find her identity. [38 awards/honors including, First Place-2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest (Drama Category), and Grand Prize-2015 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category)]

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/16/2014; Updated: 04/03/2019)

By Benn Flore.

After 40 years of marriages, two 60-year-old men are happily divorced but broke. They start dating new ladies, lie about their ages and wealth and decide to rob the maffia to live happy ever after.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/13/2018; Updated: 05/10/2019)

By Steve Weissman.

Kolby's the top agent of Cupid, who happens to be a beautiful young woman, but Kolby's on the verge of losing his job, and Cupid's on the verge of dying, if he can't reunite a special pair of reincarnated soul mates before a deadline causes love to disappear from earth.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/01/2007; Updated: 05/06/2019)

By Shannonn Kelly.

Two similar looking 'Regular Joes' find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time and accidentally become robbery suspects when onlookers wrongly identify them both as prime suspects.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/13/2016; Updated: 10/18/2018)