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HALFWAY HOME

When a catastrophic accident causes an athlete to become paralyzed, and all seems to be lost, he finds redemption in the most unlikely place, with a gaggle of colorful characters in a halfway house for the mentally disabled. Winner of 19 'Best Screenplay' awards. Previously #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'

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The Heart of a Tiger

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 39 awards.

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Boundary Waters

America is in violent upheaval, and Amelia Connor will do whatever it takes to get her children out of the country and to safety in Canada. Even if it involves facing down armed raiders, challenging a military order determined stop fleeing citizens, braving the life-threatening dangers of a vast wilderness and, perhaps toughest of all, finding common ground with the ex-husband who unwittingly fueled the movement that caused this chaos.

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MOJO

When a voodoo loving spiritualist tries to save her grandmother’s home by accepting a job in a law firm owned by her childhood crush, she must choose between her crush and the home she loves when the firm’s most important clients decide they want to buy it.

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The Barking Spider

When Joe’s 39 year-old addicted and pregnant daughter appears on his doorstep, his sedentary life is about to disappear forever. Script Excerpt

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COOP

An inspirational drama about a disabled dog who assists a recently disabled young athlete find renewed purpose in his life.

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The Paper Route

A teenager about to turn 16 makes a discovery that could be his ticket out of his oppressive small town life, but it means leaving his younger brother behind.

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Pebbles on the Beach

Kicking a pebble along a magical beach a school-boy becomes mesmerized by an apparition, which materializes into the girl of his dreams. Script Excerpt

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Doors of Miracles

When a young woman fights fear the Doors to God's Miracles are flung open wide sending her into the Universe, to be returned with supernatural powers. Script Excerpt

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South Of Main Street

Mom dies and the youngest daughter sues the emotionally challenged Dad for financial control of the estate sending him on a quest to prove he is normal - not an easy task when you are not.

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K-9 Cop

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. Script Excerpt

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SEIRIOS/ROBOMUTT

A boy finds a dog which is actually a dangerous military prototype.

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Just Divorced, or how to rob the Maffia

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. Script Excerpt

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The Magnificent Kevin

The Magnificent Kevin, a young magician in the old west, teams up with Harry Houdini and a secret society of magicians to battle their arch-nemesis, Melvin the Mentalist.

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Restaurant La Vérité - the American Dream

Homeless Betrand, aged 38, and 12 years illegal refugee BOY eat leftovers out of La Vérité’s garbage bin. To get better meals, they secretly drop cooking tips in the restaurant’s letterbox. These recipes make the restaurant and its discriminating owner famous. But it is BOY who finally becomes the youngest 3 star Michelin cook ever. Script Excerpt

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The Mythical Golden Trout

When a cash-strapped family camping in the Sierras discovers a huge nugget of gold, the local police chief rounds up a posse of clueless misfits and sets out to steal it from them. Script Excerpt

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Marlowe

A brown, Virginia, field mouse moves into the bedroom of eleven-year-old-Cole who teaches the animal to talk and wear clothes. In the end, Marlowe saves Cole and his family and a small group of humans and animals, from a virus that kills all animals globally in less than a year.

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THE RUINS OF OZ

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. Script Excerpt

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The Naughty List

With the help of a bicycle, an Ice Road Trucker and an Inuit Dog Sled Driver, Aiden Shea travels to the North Pole to face every kids’ worst nightmare right before Christmas – being on the Naughty List.

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Mack, Arnold and the Twixler

An imaginative orphan who doesn’t want to be adopted due to trauma from his father, befriends a mentally challenged man in a nursing home and the two plot to escape.

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The Squawker

Two gonzo grad students and a fearless Native American woman clash with the FBI as they search for an endangered, sacred bird on her tribal homeland that could save the area from loggers. Script Excerpt

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The Color Of The Puck

Amidst the backdrop of the American civil rights movement, Canadian Willie O'Ree overcomes racial prejudice and a career-threatening injury to become "the Jackie Robinson of hockey," the first black man to play in the National Hockey League.

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God is a Geek

A geeky comic book writer promotes his comic book with the aid of a young prodigious girl and a band of nerdy kids after the superhero he created steps out of a portal and into his comic book store in search of his creator.

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Ajeeta the Invincible

To pursue her dream of becoming a pro football (soccer) player, a 12 year-old orphan escapes from her cruel reformatory and sets out on a dangerous trek from New Delhi to a football academy near Kolkata. Script Excerpt

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Turtle Eggs for Agassiz

A famous scientist's strange request launches a young teacher on an improbable adventure. Script Excerpt

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The Rocking Horse Christmas

A seven year old boy named Cody saves Christmas with the help of his dog and two animated mice. In this action/animated adventure Cody passes through the fire of manhood by saving an ancient Christmas ornament that has been in his family for three hundred years.

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Get The Hell On/Off

A mother's dim wit, a child's mischievous behavior, and a father's blasé attitude on child rearing clash in a harrowing experience that has the mother close to a nervous breakdown.

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CYCLONE

Quarter-finalist Screen Lab 2019. Semi-finalist Fresh Voices 2020. Stevie is fifteen years old and well on the way to becoming a hardened criminal; Dave is a cop, natural enemy of Stevie; Susie is Dave’s two-year-old daughter who is kidnapped during a cyclone. The last thing a teenage boy needs is a baby. But it falls to Stevie to save the baby – without knowing who she is and for totally unselfish motives – and thus to save Dave and his family from total disintegration.

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER

If he is to earn his gold wings, a young goldfinch must find the courage to challenge the bird of prey that killed his father.

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Mom's Gift

Mom has been dead for 11 months and shows up at her husband’s birthday party as a ghost with a mission that she must accomplish to earn her wings.

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Everything I Have Is Yours

Thirteen-year-old Haylee stumbles on her father's affair with her mother's friend, who has come to stay after her home was burglarized. Script Excerpt

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Corporate Policy

Greedy executives of a large corporation implement an illegal downsizing process, and they would've gotten away with it but they didn’t count on a desperate employee whose courage and family loyalty proves much stronger than any of their corporate policies.

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A SPY ON EVERY CORNER

An international jewel thief tries to save the world from the Reich and salvage a long-interrupted relationship with the Big Band babe he loves. But a silly war, a Nazi superspy, two bumbling FBI agents -- and even the frickin’ fuhrer himself -- keep getting in his way! Script Excerpt

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The Cosmic Kids

Sci-fi author Poppy writes a new eBook but it’s his teenage grandkids who live the adventure when iPad and 3D glasses technology go wonky and they’re sucked into the pages of his story. The teenagers become participants, finding themselves living the adventure along with their teenager grandfather as he pursues Russian spies.

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Open Road

Ten-year-old Lizzy Ritter must stand up to an unscrupulous, manipulative mom in order to save her dad from prison. Unselfish love survives deception and conflict to generate a new, healthy family. Script Excerpt

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Moon Camp

When a brilliant, shy, alien-obsessed teenager travels to the moon for science camp, he must convince the other kids that there are real aliens on the moon in order to save Earth from attack.

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Talk is Cheap

When a smooth-talking, 10-year-old orphan is placed with a deaf foster family, he learns that actions speak louder than words and earns the love of a family in the process.

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Tried By Fire

After a black Pentecostal church burns down, the white pastor of a conservative church tries to take sole credit when the churches merge in a racially polarized town.

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Louise

A bright and beautiful biracial girl faces the trials and tribulations of standing out from those around her in Barbados, often drawing unwanted attentions that plummets her into a lifestyle of unsettling situations. Is there a chance of happiness for her? Script Excerpt

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Saber-Toothed Cat

A little girl's mother wants to rid the family of her daughter's beloved undomesticated cat until the mother faces the jaws of a vicious dog.

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My Angel Wore Stripes

After an accident, a standup comedian finds himself transported to heaven where he becomes an "Angel in Training." In order for him to earn his wings, he must return to earth and successfully defend an innocent prisoner at a Parole Board Hearing. During his spiritual journey, he touches and transforms the lives of the people he meets including the innocent victim, the quilty party and others along the way.

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Living Proof

Adopted at infancy, a pro minor league ice-hockey player searches for his biological parents during a championship season where his dream of playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins hangs on a thread and a prayer. But his quest to find his birth parents is a little more disruptive to his life than expected and he finds himself more on a journey of enlightenment than discovery. Script Excerpt

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Saga of the Dwarf

A dwarf's plan to save his village lands him in virtual hell but, in order to escape he must depend on a gnome wizard who is literally in hell or join him. Script Excerpt

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Turf War

As Florida neighbors fall in love, their rival lawn ornaments start a war. Script Excerpt

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Promises, Promises

Life crisis. Mid-life crisis. And, after life crisis. A middle-aged newlywed couple handles their careers while dealing with his annoying ex-wife, her eccentric thirteen year old love child, and the frighteningly obnoxious, very dead ex-husband. Script Excerpt

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Encounters

A seemingly-happy college grad faces reconciling the repeated loss he’s running from when he encounters a terminally-ill hitchhiker who refuses to give up on the joy of life.

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A Nice Family Gathering

A story about a man who loved his wife so much, he almost told her.

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Running Boys: The First Rebellion

After the spaceship they find takes them to another world, three boys must outrun and outsmart their alien hosts before the aliens capture and enslave them. Jurassic Park in space. This feature script could be animated.

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From da Big Island

?????? ???????? ?????????????? ?????? – ???????????? ?????????????? ??????, is the tagline. ?????? ?????????? ???????????? ???????????? ?????? ????????????? ???????? ???? ?????? ???????????? is a baby boomer coming of age, fish out of water, woman-centric comedy about Ruth, a famous New York syndicated television personality, whose life is in peril. Needing solitude and change, leaves the Big Apple for the Big Island of Hawaii and discovers life is vastly different than what she expected. Deals with the customs of the islands, her unusual neighbors, marijuana, pigs, and more. Is this the change she expected? ?????????? ?????????????? ?????????????? ?????????? ?????? ??????????????????. Read the book: https://www.amazon.com/Big-Island-Bill-Hutchinson-ebook/dp/B076QKMDV9

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Seven Generations: S1E1 Colony Collapse

The next generation has a better idea on how to run the family farm: Grandma always said eat your vegetables. The food revolution has begun. The Circle of Life. Script Excerpt

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Going Alone

When a biologist working on an important environmental report with an almost impossible deadline dies mysteriously, his estranged daughter is compelled to take over his work, as an assassin closes in.

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REVELATIONS

A young nurse investigates her mother’s disturbing death and becomes entangled in a decades old political cover up involving her family and the illicit affair of America’s most infamous lovers. Script Excerpt

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LITTLE STEPSISTERS

When a wealthy businessman and a waitress get married, they think they have the perfect family with their two eight-year-old daughters from previous marriages-completely unaware that the two little 'darlings' are actually double trouble miscreants. Script Excerpt

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Our life in highschool

A group of friends are about to face life in high school realizing that it isn't as easy as middle school but tries to encourage each other to keep going every day.

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Edna May

Edna May is the retelling of the classic, “A Christmas Carol.” Only this time is about the richest woman in Manhattan, Edna May Scrooge. This tale of the Christmas Ghosts that visit Scrooge on Christmas Eve has a twist, a contemporary story with a female Scrooge. She holds true to the character of Scrooge but it is the modern twist that gives the story a new flavor to the classic story. Script Excerpt

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The Secret of Question Mark Cave

A troubled boy runs away to the mountains to find a magic sword to solve his problems, but discovers the only "magic" he needs is within him. (PG Family feel-good adventure.)

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DOWN WITH DAD

A 3 time Man of the Year dad Dave McNabb tries to teach his teen son Lincoln a life lesson -- “do good things, good things happen.” But much to Lincoln's delight and wonder, things suddenly go south for Dave and bad things happen... very bad things. Script Excerpt

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Starbound

This Sci-Fi family adventure brings together the flavor of a classic Swiss Family Robinson story together with a flavor of a Star Wars escapade in a high action space adventure. Script Excerpt

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MIDNIGHT TUNES FROM GEORGIA

Hollywood greenlights two African Americans and their white friend (who grew up with them in Macon, Georgia worshiping Soul Train reruns and calling himself Blonde Cornelius) for a remake of the cable show they hosted as teenagers reviewing rap videos, MIDNIGHT TUNES FROM GEORGIA Script Excerpt

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THE LONGEST DAY

Faith, family and fighting Hitler are what bond the mothers of a small town in Virginia after their sons are slaughtered on the beaches of France in the opening wave of D-Day on June 6, 1944 AKA "The Longest Day." Sell THE LONGEST DAY as "The Waltons" meet "Saving Private Ryan" with some "24." Script Excerpt

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THE CRUNCH

Beautiful Indian-American MIT astro-physicist number cruncher extraordinaire passionate about gambling, fashion and reality television creates an assassinations eSports game that allows for time travel to the murders, leading to conflicts with clients about her work, both for killings in the past and those to be terminated in the future. Sell THE CRUNCH as "Assassins Creed" executed with "Star Wars" and "Stranger Things." Script Excerpt

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FROM THE FRONT PORCH

The college admissions scandal results in mass firings at an Ivy so its president hires the first Asian-American female athletic director to make long overdue institutional changes through sports or both will be fired! Selling FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Kim's World meets The Skulls meets Student Athlete Script Excerpt

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Cyniclaus

A comedian and Christmas cynic learns about a family secret, experiences a miracle, becomes Santa Claus, saves Christmas and delivers a million gifts.

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A Re-MARK-able Christmas

An overactive young boy lands on the Christmas Naughty list, embarks on a danger-filled quest battling creatures from a mythical realm, and finds his self-worth.

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Close Up

A group of high school students get in over their heads when they accidentally capture some illegal medical waste dumping while gathering footage for their media class project. When the teens are discovered, the ruthless culprits track them down, forcing them to go to the police for help. Script Excerpt

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MOW Not About Money

Ellen receives a promotion into a male-dominate leadership position only to find that her career is soon threatened and she must fight back.

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I Think Dad Was Here

A modern, dysfunctional family waits for the reading of the will after the head of the family passes, or did he? Script Excerpt

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Cross My Heart

Two teenage boys give their word of honor to stop smoking but when accidentally incarcerated in a freezer, smoking a cigarette stub might keep them tolerably warm should a last-minute rescue party arrive.

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A Patchwork Christmas

NYC robotics specialist HOLLY LUNDGREN, on the hunt for an angel investor in her hometown, instead finds herself in a tug-of-war about a valuable lost Christmas quilt and the lost respect between the business mogul and his disinherited grandson NICK SANTARELLI—who happens to be her foster mother’s physical therapist. #

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Stockings Full of Love

A big-city artist and gallery owner famous for the color blue for the holidays finds her artistic heart and organizational skills challenged when a small Wisconsin town’s banker asks her to save the Christmas holiday celebration involving a “12 Days of Christmas” theme and the promise of handmade Christmas stockings stuffed with gifts for EVERY child in town.

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What you don't know, you're gonna find out

After years of being away, and still holding on to his racist ways, Rupert comes home to find his family no longer thinks that way. Script Excerpt

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True Puppy Love

It's 1959. Amidst dirty dealings at Westward High, poor boy Ricky and rich girl Blair fall in love but her crooked father throws a spanner in the works.

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NO TIME OUT

Talented Sprinter is convinced to play High School Football. He is hurt in College, and pilfers his father's Oxycontin painkiller. He is drafted into the Tennessee Titans and the dosage escalates with his wife struggling to get him off.

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THE GEPETTO PROTOCOL

To stay "real" in the real world after their last creator dies, an action figure, fashion doll, superhero, anime girl, and crash dummy—now real flesh and blood—must find new believers in ten days or be forgotten forever, and get help from two kids and their dad at a cosplay convention.

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Little Boy's Beach Adventures Book1

A boy gets taken away from his mother under false pretense, when he was young, It is almost Christmas, and he wants to visit his birth mother for Christmas. His adopted parents and the state refuse to ever allow the boy to visit and talk to his mother. He almost ready to turn 18 next month. He takes an adventure online and in town to hunt down his mother. He gets in trouble no matter how hard he tries. Can Santa grant his wish for Christmas? Christmas is almost here!

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Pitchers

Three brothers -- a baseball pitcher, a studio pitcher, and an owner of a factory that produces earthenware pitchers -- struggle with personal and professional tribulation admist the ongoing influence of their deceased mother. As the child of one of them nears a terrible death, his father surrenders something dear to him, saving the boy, transforming tragedy into a miraculous celebration that mingles this world with the next, and bringing redemption to the entire family. Script Excerpt

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Saving Keylan Millar

When a firefighter takes the rap for the death of his friend, some seize the opportunity to ‘bury’ him; others refuse to let injustice reign. Script Excerpt

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Rabbi Reuven Sokol IDF

Not your normal timid orthodox rabbi, but an IDF Commando. Teaching kids Bar/Bat Mitzvah and handling rabbi duties along with taking care of business when the Neo-Nazis and other problems happen. Based on true events.

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Horse Up a Tree

Swashbuckling action as a charming black pirate captain plunders the high seas with his talkative, cranky parrot. Retired in Montana, with no trusting crew depending on him, the captain struggles to find his purpose. Until he finds it in a most unusual way. Script Excerpt

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Howie the Hamster

A young girl has an adventurous day when her happy hamster drinks a special juice and grows to be six feet tall!

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Faithful Wife and Hooker

An outraged, prudish wife avenges her frustrated husband’s "intentional adultery” by disguising as a hooker and blackmailing him for cheating (!), which sets off a series of mutual deceptions that upon discovery ironically amends the couple’s mutual failings and restores their marriage. Think War of the Roses with a happy outcome!

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The Piano Tuner

There's more to tuning a piano than meets the ear. Script Excerpt

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DEAD STATES

When a series of TEOTWAWKI events ripple out and crush the U.S. power grid and population, a group of surviving teens struggle to carve out a new future in their small town. Script Excerpt

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A Nice Family Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve and when a young newspaper reporter, on the brink of being fired, has been assigned a last chance story about his family, we learn of each family member’s secrets, problems and dysfunctions, and when they hear that he’s writing an article with some very personal family information, the fruitcake hits the fan.

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Bunyan Bay

Bunyan Bay is a multi camera, live audience, broad character, family friendly, office place sitcom, about the quirky lives of the people who hang out in a little bar with a radio station, K-O-L-D Radio in Bunyan Bay, Minnesota, the Walleye Capital of the World.

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Epic Trials

The physical and mental clashes reach epic proportions when players compete in these one-on-one in highly imaginative sports-themed challenges. You think your “game” is good until you meet someone who’s “game” is better!

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NOT ANOTHER VAMPIRE STORY: Stripping by the Pool

Thirteen year old Sylvia meets Julia's new boyfriend Terry during a wardrobe malfunction; over dinner, Sylvia suspects there's something dark and maybe sinister in Terry's nature -- something best kept in the dark of night. With fangs.

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NOT ANOTHER VAMPIRE STORY

An embarrassment-prone middle school girl's life gets risky when she suspects her pretty older sister's good-looking boyfriend is really a vampire, and sets out to prove it.

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Memory of Snow

The past is a place from which secrets rise without warning. Script Excerpt

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A New Day

After a black high school student befriends a new talented Latina transfer student, they give new life to the stodgy traditional Christmas musical and change racist attitudes in a small town.

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Watch Night

After his wife abandons him and their autistic son, a husband loses everything and needs supernatural help to regain his dignity and keep his son.

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Baby's Gone

Two neglected toddlers look on as their new baby brother is taken from their motel room, as the mother watches. Baby's Gone is a short taken from my memoir, Riding in the Backseat with My Brother; currently a book but soon to be a feature screenplay. Just awarded semi-finalist for the New Millennium competition.

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RECESS BULLY

A teacher enlightens her class of the consequences of a schoolyard bullying. 8-page short drama script.

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GRIEF COUNSELOR

Death’s closure can be twisted. When a family returns to the funeral home to collect their deceased relative’s ashes, they encounter inappropriate actions.3-page short comedy script.

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BE SAFE

At home and outside, children are instructed how to deal with situations and objects in a safe way. (4) 1-page animated or live action filler short scripts for children. Suitable for a web series.

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FEAR AWAY

At home and outside, children are instructed how to be more confident. (6) 1-page animated or live action filler short scripts for children. Suitable for web series.

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THE MISSING BIRDSEED

When Mr. Sandhill hires Cat Holmes and Bunny Watson to investigate why his daily birdseed vanishes too quickly, the animal detectives interview the locals to find a gluttonous villain. For the children's TV mystery series THE CAT HOLMES AND BUNNY WATSON MYSTERIES.

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THE ANIMAL PAL SHOW

A Game Warden hosts a quiz show for animals from different species to find out their compatibility with video clips of the animals in their natural environment.

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PATCHES' PERIL

After running away from her drunk prostitute mother to her small town uncle’s home, a teenage girl must retrieve her two younger sisters before they are put into the big city street trade. Based on true facts.

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CROSSING GUARD SANTA

When Nick North (Santa) accepts a position as a crossing guard to bridge finance the toy production, he encounters bullying by both children and adults and then must communicate the Christmas Spirit without magic to end the abuse.

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DOUBLE STEED

When a teen girl has to take over the care and training of her competitor’s new horse, her compassion and companionship with the two horses wins her a dressage competition.

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Not About Money

Ellen receives a promotion into a male-dominate leadership position only to find that her career is soon threatened.

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Across The Brazos

Mistaken identity as a killer in Montana results in the man fleeing to Texas to start a new life and new home until suddenly he is forced to decide between the life and love he has there or return to Montana to face his fate.

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Love Lost And Found

A mild mannered widow becomes a warrior when she struggles with family problems and confronts a past relationship with gut-wrenching results.

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Sandwich Generation

A white woman and her longtime Korean boyfriend have to take in their fathers, hers because he’s a broke compulsive gambler and his because his fifth wife just threw him out while a third generation gets added when they decide to foster an at-risk African American boy who keeps breaking into their garage to raid a box of porn magazines. Script Excerpt

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Te Mama

Move along, Karate Kid movies. African/Caribbean-American Mom and son learn two forms of karate, his a kick-ass sport to beat his white girlfriend’s jerk brother at a big tournament, hers a dancing kind for fitness and peace. Relationship miseries are solved after their two masters face off, then (Kara)Te Mama is stealth-attacked by the jerk brother.

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CHRISTMAS MITZVAH

Perfect story of love and a acceptance for the holiday season! Script Excerpt

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SWIM FOR YOUR LIVES

A dysfunctional father and daughter vacationing in Bali, conflicted over a pending divorce, are sole survivors of a plane crash at sea and try to swim to the nearest coast, fighting both natural and human elements of danger. Alternate version for a different location: British Columbia, Canada. Script Excerpt

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A Dying Business

The story of a father and son who manage a funeral Business that is literally is dying. When a wonder drug comes a long to perlong life, this seems like the end for their business.

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ME & JACKIE

Touching story of an unlikely friendship between a self-imposed, junk yard hermit with guilt he can't shake and a young latchkey teenager from a poor Baltimore neighborhood. Script Excerpt

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Remembered

In the hearts of an old couple love can almost conquer death. Script Excerpt

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Keep In Touch

An active middle-age minister struggles with regret, and drug abuse and vows to break the cycle overcoming obstacles with remarkable determination, hope and belief he can do it. Quarter Finalist Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition Keep In Touch is a stand-alone screenplay that is part two of an American trilogy that faces the universal emotions of love, grief, empathy, and challenges. SEE SYNOPSIS

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IN THE SLUGLINE

Hysterical tales of odd ball commuters and their drivers in the DMV! Script Excerpt

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The Liberty Bell Sweepstakes

A dazzling young woman who claims she can “invent the future” leads three lovestruck guys on a zany quest to win a big pile of cash on the Fourth of July. Script Excerpt

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LIFE WITHOUT FATHER

Ghost dramedy with family values, a la "Ghost" meets "Parenthood". An acclaimed news cameraman who's been neglecting his family for his career dies suddenly under mystical circumstances and returns home as a ghost to haunt his 12-year-old son a week before his 13th birthday. He only has a short time to teach his son life lessons and to learn how to be, and to redeem himself as, a once-absentee dad. Script Excerpt

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DOWNsized

A young couple, deeply in love, who work in a holiday display factory try to make their way back home after accidentally being minaturized among model Christmas villages.

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The Brown Leather Pouch

On her wedding day, Fiona is given a precious leather pouch, treasured by her Grand-mother.

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THE WORD ON THE STREET

While trying to keep her family together, a young Catholic widow must also deal with prejudice as black families start moving into their all-white parish in 1950s West Philadelphia.

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