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A burned out middle-age accountant and a young daredevil woman form an improbable alliance on a dangerous rescue-mission to Mexico. First Place, Screenplay Festival, 2017.

Worldfest - Houston Int'l Film Festival

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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: 09/20/2019)

By S R Kuy.

The Heart of a Tiger is based on the true story of a woman who escaped the Cambodian Genocide in the 1970s. It follows three generations of women struggling against the boundaries placed upon them, each ultimately emerging triumphant to achieve their dreams. This is my family’s story of survival. Received 37 awards.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/30/2018; Updated: 09/09/2019)

By Robert Gately.

A retired police officer goes to the current-day Army/Navy football game with his two wacky friends intending to jump onto the field and score a touchdown he should’ve scored decades ago when he fumbled during the same football classic as time ran out, only this time dozens of security guards await him, and it’ll be a friggin’ miracle if he succeeds.

Format: Screenplay

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

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 Timothy Jay Smith.

A gay army deserter adrift in a war-torn African country vows to save a girl trafficked into prostitution to redeem himself for an earlier promise he could not keep.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/26/2006; Updated: 07/19/2019)

By Keith Davidson.

Winner of multiple contests (including Disney and WB), this detective comedy is about a struggling mystery author who's writing a novel based on her fiancé detective’s big murder case and discovers he missed a key clue, then sets out with her eccentric editor to re-solve the murder. But to win back her respect and save their relationship the fiancé must beat them to the punch. The film is presented in three different genres — film noir, Hollywood glamour, and pulp – depending on which character is telling the story.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/07/2001; Updated: 09/07/2019)

By James David Sullivan.

A modern-day Jack-the-Ripper, with the brains of Sherlock Holmes, comes out of retirement to seek revenge on the young, irresponsible jury who let the killer of his beloved family go free. And the only opposition is a burned-out detective and the justice-obsessed sister of one of the victims. Proves "This is no country for YOUNG people." 14 awards/placements in a wide variety of competitions.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/05/2019; Updated: 05/05/2019)

By James Ossi.

She's a French artist's model. He's a New York artist. Together they vibrate in harmonic insanity. Explosive love. Ludicrous sex. Preposterous adventures. Against the world ... but right ... but happily insane.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/06/2004; Updated: 01/05/2019)

By James Ossi.

His name is ‘Harmless’, a kind, innocent, accident prone high school art student who sculpts with tornadoes. Beautiful, wonderful, creative art work but Harmless accidentally blows away his own high school -- um -- twice.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/03/2005; Updated: 11/12/2018)

By Nathan Carliner Goldman and Miriam Esther Goldman.

When burned-out ruins appear in a Kansas cornfield, an archeology professor discovers that the Wicked Witch of the West has returned and now threatens the Earth as well as Oz.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/17/2008; Updated: 08/01/2019)

By Nathan Goldman.

Arizona Territory, 1883: When a band of ex-confederate-led banditos raid a gold shipment steaming down the Colorado River, a fifteen year old boy has to choose between a life of adventure or doing what's right, while his father, a retired Confederate Major, races to save him and stop the bandits.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 03/15/2012; Updated: 08/01/2019)

By Erna Mueller.

A cranky police officer dies and ends up in the body of a police dog in order to bring down a criminal organization and help a teenager get over a big loss in his family.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/21/2019; Updated: 09/08/2019)

By Nathan Carliner Goldman and Miriam Esther Goldman.

Anne Bonny is the most illustrious female pirate from the Golden Age of Piracy. Her life is legendary, but no one agrees on the details of her story -- not even her death. Maybe she can set the record straight? also, Finalist, 2009 Charleston International Film Festival; Finalist, Beaufort International Film Festival, 2010.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 03/07/2009; Updated: 08/01/2019)

By Nathan Carliner Goldman and Miriam Esther Goldman.

In 19th Century Paris, ERICA CLAUDIN is the brightest star in Opera. After an accident leaves her husband dead and her face disfigured, Erica wants just one thing: Revenge. Inspired by Gaston Leroux' Phantom of the Opera. Winner, L.A. Reel Film Festival, 2010; Silver Remi Winner, Worldfest 2008, Finalist, Charleston International Film Festival 2008; Quarterfinalist, Champion Screenwriting, 2009.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/17/2008; Updated: 08/01/2019)

By Nathan Carliner Goldman.

In 1965, FISH LEVY, the only Jew at Luddington High in rural South Carolina, has to deal with graduation, school integration, a quest for basketball championship, and for first love.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/13/2009; Updated: 08/01/2019)

By Henry Lindley.

Confederate captain returns from the dead to protect his last assignment, a cache of gold hidden at end of the war.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/24/2008; Updated: 07/09/2019)

By Nathan Carliner Goldman.

Screenplay Festival 2007, Honorable Mention for Comedy. When a minor leaguer falls for the ace pitcher in college softball, he finds that success in the majors and in love requires more than hitting the ball, he also needs to grow up.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/17/2008; Updated: 08/01/2019)