The word was given, and the writing community responded. In force.
114 members of it, to be exact.
I wanted to give writers the opportunity to promote their scripts in one convenient and easily accessible location. This is their chance to shine a spotlight on their work and tell the world “Hey, check it out!”
More than a few scripts strike your fancy? Each writer’s email is RIGHT THERE for you to get in touch with them and ask to take a look (and feel free to mention that you read about it here).
The following is a list of 70 screenplays and 44 television scripts covering a vast range of genres. There really is something in here for just about everybody.
A huge thanks to each and every one of you who sent in their script’s info. This list simply could not exist without your participation.
So peruse to your heart’s content and enjoy.
93% CHANCE OF HAPPINESS
Magical Realism Dramedy
After being cast as the lead in a controversial play, a reserved math major with a latent imagination must overcome death threats, a politician with a vendetta, and his crushing self-doubt to impress his brilliant co-star.
Based on the true story (loosely) of me receiving death threats for acting in a play.
Overall Top 2% on Coverfly
Top 1% in genre on Coverfly
Finalist – ScreenCraft Fellowship (pending)
Semifinalist – Emerging Screenwriter’s Drama Contest (pending)
Quarterfinalist – Outstanding Screenplay (pending)
BEVERLY HILLS BRATVA
Crime Thriller, Dark Comedy, Action
After losing his medical license, a plastic surgeon with a criminal past winds up in deep with the Russian mob when his daughter’s medical bills threaten to bankrupt his family.
After her actions lead to summoning the monster that took her brother as a child in Mexico, a Los Angeles immigration attorney must find a way to stop it before it destroys her loved ones and her own soul.
Coming-of-age, social thriller, horror
A stuntman’s son sabotages his father’s affair, a sex-addicted star falls in love and a grieving stagehand finally faces his demons – literally.
Three intertwining stories and genres explore masculinity amid anti-Asian racism, love, and loss, on the set of a martial arts horror show.
MY GIRL meets GET OUT meets THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE.
8 – The Black List
Second Rounder – Austin Film Festival 2021
Runner-up – Roadmap Writers Diversity Initiative
Quarterfinalist – Screencraft Fellowship
BREAST IN SHOW
A young breast cancer patient teaches her senior support group members to love their bodies again through the art of burlesque.
Winner – Best Comedy Screenplay, Richmond International Film Festival 2022
Finalist – Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship 2022 (awaiting Winner announcement)
Top 50 – Launch Pad Feature Competition 2021
Second Rounder – Austin Film Festival 2021
Top 10% – Nicholl Fellowship 2021
BRUNCH WITH HITMEN
A secret society of international hitmen gather for waffles, mimosas, and mayhem.
A bottoming-out Chicago bartender is the sole survivor of a botched gangland ripoff, and he skates with a cool two million. But his Florida beach-bum reboot is disrupted when the burned gangster’s “widow” shows up, looking for her piece of the action.
Finalist, Austin After Dark Film Festival
Finalist, Boobs and Blood International Film Festival (all-Female jury!)
Semi-Finalist, FADE-IN AWARDS Thriller Screenplay Contest
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros Awards Screenplay Contest
Official Selection, Vancouver Badass Film Festival
A female metal band called Death Threat gets kidnapped by some ruthless human traffickers. Things go downhill from there.
DO NOT DIVIDE THE DEAD
After the Second World War, the USSR censored all knowledge of the Jewish genocide. A self-hating Soviet Jewish survivor confronts her identity when her last relative, her photojournalist half brother, goes missing while exposing the truth.
Final 50 – UK Film Festival 2018
Quarterfinalist – Shepperton Screenwriting Festival 2020
Quarterfinalist – FInal Draft Big Break 2021
DRAGONS OF THE GLOAMING
Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
When a reluctant sister joins her twin brother’s mysterious role-playing game, she and the other players accidentally get transported into the game world and have three days to discover a mystical castle and defeat a deadly dragon or be trapped in the game forever.
Top 5 – Save The Cat! Screenplay Challenge 2021
Semfinalist – Script2Comic 2021
Quarterfinalist – Screencraft Sci-Fi and Fantasy 2021
When a Portland teen puts her trust into the wrong hands to escape a tumultuous home life, an estranged brother agrees to help her seek revenge against those who betrayed her.
Semifinalist – WeScreenplay Feature 2022
Semifinalist – Emerging Screenwriting 2022
Quarterfinalist – Outstanding Screenplays 2022 (pending)
Quarterfinalist – Filmmatic Inroads Fellowship Season 2022
Coverfly Red List – March 2022
GIRL DRINKS VALLEY
Following her younger sister’s tragic death, a craft beer enthusiast seeks the help of a ghost-hunting social media influencer, to rid her San Fernando Valley apartment of an evil entity.
During the Civil War, a black Union POW abandons his unit when they rebel against their Confederate guards, only to be recaptured by his comrades. Now, he must work with his former Confederate captors to survive his deranged Union commander and the ancient evil trapped in the prison with them.
Top 9% of all projects on Coverfly
Semifinalist – Screencraft Horror Competition 2022
Quarterfinalist – Austin FIlm Festival 2020
An emotionally stunted young man is consumed with finding his birth parents in order to help him uncover the truth behind the malevolent spirit he believes is haunting him.
Quarterfinalist – Screencraft Horror
When a serial bomber targets a bomb disposal expert harbouring a dark secret. She must accept one of the greatest tests of her ability to stop the truth from being uncovered.
IT’S OK TO BE KIND
Tom I. Musinguzi
A kind, down-to-earth young female surgeon must outrun her arrogant husband and a tough police detective to rescue a13-year-old homeless boy after he is wrongfully accused of street robbery.
An orphaned young woman encounters a mystical sociopath who vaporizes his victims and keeps them in jars.
Quarterfinalist – Screencraft Horror
After a hospital building collapses from an explosion, an unemployed financial consultant in one continent, encourages a trapped pathologist in another continent through her scariest moments beneath the rubbles of the hospital.
KHALID AND THE GREAT BEYOND
When an atheistic physicist dies, he and the Goddess of Safe Returns must determine why the dead are going to the wrong afterlives and prevent the destruction of reality.
Quarterfinalist – Final Draft Big Break 2021
Semifinalist – Table Read My Screenplay Genre Screenplay Competition Spring 2022
Mitchell P. Ganem
LGBTQ Romantic Comedy
A lesbian couple engages the services of a sex guru to spice up their love life, with hysterically touching results.
Platinum Award – LGBTQ Unbordered Film Festival 2021
Gold Award – WRPN Women’s International Film Festival 2019
Semi-finalist – Toronto LGBT Film Festival
Frank Burmaster, Andi Parker, and Tian Theron
A traumatised scientist must lead a rescue mission to 65 million BC to prevent a temporal disaster.
Richard H. Moon
A young girl in war-torn 17th century Germany heads out over the hills and through the woods on a mission to save her family, only to face off against a hungry wolf, a dangerous hunter, and family secrets she never suspected.
2nd Rounder – Austin 2020
Semifinalist – Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards 2022
Quarterfinalist – Filmmatic Inroads Fellowship Season 5
After being wrongly arrested, a black transgender prostitute rediscovers her faith in God and humanity after she forges a friendship with the police officer who arrested her, culminating into the riot at Gene Comptons in 1966 San Francisco.
Semifinalist – Final Draft Big Break
Quarterfinalist – WeScreenplay Diverse Voices
LOVE IS NOT LIKE A MOVIE
Romance/Slice of Life, Short
A narrative take on what enduring love entails and involves, seen through the ebbs and flows of a couple’s daily lives.
MANNY & FRANNY
Indra Dattagupta & Frances McCoy
A nerdy Indian woman gets hired by the FBI for her hacking skills and goes rogue with a trigger-happy FBI agent to save a kidnapped non-English speaking Bollywood actress.
Sci-Fi, Action, Drama
A fearless Moscow journalist wakes up on a plane to Thailand with amnesia and extraordinary powers after a military experiment goes awry. Seeing his role in mitigating a global catastrophe, he gathers a motley tribe to execute a radical plan to save the planet, but first he must protect his newborn child from abduction.
A rising high-schooler risks his life and sparks a national emergency trying to impress his older brother at a tie-up boat party before he leaves for college the next day.
A younger Superbad in a coastal town.
NO HEROES HERE
A combat vet forms an uneasy partnership with Russian mobsters to save his failing lakeside bar, but declares war when the Russians cross the line into human trafficking.
Coverfly Red List – #19 All-time Action Feature
As the last descendants of Earth struggle to survive in an aging undersea colony, a troubled young cargo-sub captain must join forces with an untested crew to defeat an ancient enemy that has returned to destroy what’s left of the human race.
Second Rounder – Austin Film Festival 2021
Top 25% – Coverfly
Nicholas J. Philippa
A struggling miner and her brother win the opal mining lottery when they find a million-dollar opal, but they must escape an isolated outback mine and evade cut-throat thieves, who are hellbent on stealing the opal and ending their lives.
8 – The Blacklist
Quarterfinalist – Gold Coast FIlm Festival 2022
Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi, Satire
After an African-American man wrongfully convicted of murder breaks out of prison during a mysterious “zombie” outbreak, he sneaks back in to decide where he’s better off.
Finalist/Official Selection – Script Summit 2022
Semifinalist – StoryPros 2021
In order to save his imprisoned father, a shamed outcast must claim a dragon and his rightful place in the Combat Dragon League to avenge his family and clear his father’s name.
Philip C. Sedgwick & Leslie Lilywhite
A TV food host at a festival discovers there’s something “special” in the corn chips that’s giving everyone around her a nasty hunger… and she might be on the menu.
Official Selection – Burbank Film Festival 2022
Official Selection – Southeast Regional Film Festival 2022
Top Ten – Phoenix Film Festival 2013
Semi-Finalist – Rhode Island International Film Festival (Oscar-Qualifying festival) 2016
PIECE OF MINDS
Psychological Thriller, Horror
Seeking a cure for Alzheimer’s, a devoted geriatrician-in-training acts on his morbid obsession of beheading elderly men and studying their brains for research.
Semifinalist – Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Fall ’21
Quarterfinaslit – WeScreenplay Feature Contest 2022
Quarterfinalist – Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards (Season 6)
Faith, Family, Drama
A white pastor in a Black Atlanta church must face down a rival pastor who threatens to reveal a secret from his past.
Winner – Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays 2021
Coverfly’s THE RED LIST – 2021
Official Selection – Texas Faith and Family Film Festival 2021
Semifinalist – Faith Fest Screenplay Competition 2021
RED BANNER, WHITE TAIGA
In revolutionary Russia, a naïve young bureaucrat is assigned to oversee the collectivization of a remote Siberian village terrorized by bandits.
Revenge Dark Comedy
After being betrayed by her ex-BFF, a cynical doomsdayer discovers the world is ending and decides to travel across the country to take revenge for total satisfaction before armageddon strikes.
If LADYBIRD was a revenge tale.
Winner – Roadmap Writers JumpStart 2021
Coverfly Top 1%
Semifinalist – Script Pipeline Competition 2021
Semifinalist – Shore Scripts Competition 2021
RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE
In this parody of Apocalypse Now, an uber-macho soldier and his ragtag team of buffoons are sent upriver to find an intelligence operative.
Winner – 22nd LA Comedy Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Winner, Best Unproduced Screenplay – 6th Northeast Film Festival
Honorable Mention – 9th Los Angeles Film and Script Festival
Father and daughter monster hunters pursue a fugitive vampire to the New World, but when pirates plunder the ship ferrying her coffin, they unleash her blood-thirst on the Caribbean.
Finalist – Coverfly Pitch Week – Spring 2022
3x Coverfly Red List Selection
Semifinalist – Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards, Season 6
Semifinalist – Pitch Now Screenplay Compettion, 3rd Season
Semifinalist – Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices
Neo-Western Crime Thriller
A midnight cattle robbery provokes a god-fearing rancher and his family to take extraordinary measures against corrupt officials who seek to sabotage the local cartel.
Top 20% Western Coverfly
Quarterfinalist – BlueCat 2019
Second Rounder – Austin Film Festival 2021
7 average score on The Black List
Possessed by warring gods, a naive screenwriter’s heist script sends a gang of thieves into a terrifying underworld. Can she write a way out, or will each new page take them deeper into the land of the dead?
When FARC militants kidnap his pregnant wife, a Bangladeshi refugee navigates the treacherous Darien Gap to rescue her, slowly descending into madness as he realises something more sinister stalks the murky shadows of the jungle…
Finalist – Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Winter 2021
Quarterfinalist – Industrial Scripts – The TITAN Awards 2021
Quarterfinalist – Final Draft – Big Break 2021
Quarterfinalist – Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards Season 6
Matheus H. Macedo
Romance, Comedy, Drama
A night of chance meetings between an ensemble of early-to-mid 30’s friends and strangers trying to move on, move ahead, some lost, some stuck, some masking. New and old love collide as confrontation, conversation, music, dance, and ultimately, transformation swirl in this neon-soaked, single-night story.
A forgotten 1980s Scream Queen is shoved back into the limelight when she helps solve a series of murders based on the horror movie that ended her career.
T.J. Peters & KayDee Kersten
Two marketing executives for the holiday movie industry find themselves lost in an endless loop of Christmas cliches and can only escape once they’ve found true love.
Semifinalist – The Script Lab
Second Rounder – Austin Film Festival
Quarterfinalist – Filmmatic
Top 5% on Coverfly
Bradford N. Smith
Production of Hollywood’s first summer blockbuster steers a future film legend into troubled waters.
Finalist – Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Finalist, Emerging Screenwriters – Genre Screenplay Competition
Quarterfinalist – Shore Scripts Feature Contest
STRIKE TEAM ELFA
Christmas Kids Action Comedy
After being told by her mother she’s not ready to lead Santa’s elite North Pole special ops team, a maverick hotshot is desperate to prove herself by single-handedly defeating a threat the North Pole hasn’t faced in a thousand years.
Comedy, Romantic Comedy
A gorgeous twenty-something must fight through sexism to keep her job in the male-dominated world of bull stud sales, while falling for the macho new-hire brought on to replace her.
Quarterfinalist – Academy Nicholl Fellowship
Semifinalist – Scriptapalooza
Quarterfinalist – Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship
THE DEAD RINGER
Inspired by true events, this is the story of an illegal immigrant whose uncanny resemblance to the mistress of a ruthless London-based Chinese Triad boss makes her the perfect candidate for a MI5 mission: infiltrate the gang and bring them down.
Winner – Wiki Screenplay Contest October 2020
Semifinalist – PAGE Awards International 2015
Semifinalist – Creative World Awards
Semifinalist – Screencraft Action & Thriller
THE DIARY OF MELVIN SANBORN
As he struggles to adapt to a new family, young Melvin is tormented by the monster that murdered his parents. He must find a way to defeat the beast, and convince his foster parents that he hasn’t completely lost his grip on reality.
THE DRIVE TO KILL
When a random act of ride-share violence destroys his life, a man in recovery struggles to choose between faith and forgiveness or a past life of violence and retribution towards the industry he holds responsible.
My novel of the same name which the screenplay is based off of, won week 9 in Taleflicks Discovery contest – https://taleflick.com/pages/discovery-winners
THE FUNNY FARM
An indestructible, wisecracking demon terrorizes and kills the parents of a farm girl who hides in a bolted cellar… but after the demon extricates her, he falls in love with her while she figures out the way to kill him.
Finalist – Script Summit 2019
2nd Place – Best Feature Script – Hollywood Horrorfest 2019
Winner – Filmmatice Horror Screenplay Award 2019
Nominee – Best Horror Screenplay – iHorror 2017
Grand Prize – Horror – Hollywood Screenwriting Contest 2016
THE LAST PRIEST
Berlin 1938. The Catholic Church makes a deal with the devil and a reluctant priest must either comply with the church’s appeasement of Hitler’s government or rise up against two powerful forces to become the hero the world needs.
Semifinalist – ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship 2021
Top 15% – The Academy Nicholl Fellowship 2021
Quarterfinalist – The Script Lab – TSL Free Screenplay Contest 2021
Quarterfinalist – TIROTA FINISH LINE SOCIAL IMPACT SCRIPT COMPETITION 2021
THE LAST TRAVELERS
When an intrepid archaeologist on the hunt for a mythical artifact is kidnapped by a ruthless billionaire, her estranged husband assembles a motley team and crosses the globe to save her, but gets more than he bargained for when pursued by an elite team of mercenaries on the way to uncovering an ancient mystery.
Quarterfinalist – Nicholl Fellowships 2021
Quarterfinalist – PAGE International Screenwriting Award 2021
Quarterfinalist – Final Draft Big Break 2021
Quarterfinalist – ScreenCraft Action & Adventure 2021
THE LAST UNICORN OF AMBROSIA
In the magical but troubled Land of Ambrosia, a teenage farm-boy must save the mythical night-sky unicorn from a tyrant King hunting the creature and who wants to use its powers to raise the dead and conquer the world.
THE MERMAID MURDER
After surviving an abusive relationship, a lonely chef meets the new guy in town and finally starts dating again, but when dead bodies start turning up, she worries her new beau might be a serial killer.
THE PRINCE OF WALGROVE MANOR
Phillip E. Hardy
A young male rocker plays with local bands, works a white-collar job, consults a therapist, and dates multiple women until two of his girlfriends collide at a party, and one pulls a gun.
Winner, Honorable Mention – Best Comedy Screenplay, Los Angeles Film Awards
Winner – Best Feature Screenplay, Florence Film Awards
Winner – Best Unproduced Screenplay, New Filmmakers Austin
Winner – Best Action Screenplay, Mount Fuji International Film Festival
Winner – Best Screenplay, Waikiki Beach International Film Festival
THE RED THIRST
After her murder, an Irish woman takes on the role of the dreaded Dearg Due, a time-traveling vengeful supernatural creature who stops perverse men from committing crimes against women.
THE RICKETY MAN
Haunted by her sins and the death of her sister, a disgraced London socialite returns to her family’s country manor only to find her guilt has conjured something terrifying deep in the woods–and in herself.
Semifinalist – Table Read My Screenplay Genre Screenplay Competition, Spring 2022
Stage 32 OWA pick – May 2022
THE SALEM WITCHES
After discovering that her ambitious mother is going to make her kill a man in order to complete her training, a teenage witch devises a dangerous plan to escape her mother’s clutches.
THE TENETS OF FEAR
After renting out some rooms to make ends meet, a bereaved horror author must venture into a world of his own stories when an ominous monster from his worst nightmares kidnaps his new tenants.
THE TENTH ROUND
When a young boxer paralyzes a former world champion, both lives are nearly destroyed until a stunning moment of violence inspires an unlikely friendship that pulls them from the brink.
Historical, Drama, War
In 1603 an intersex person is born in Newcastle England. They were raised as a girl, went to war as a man, and were persecuted in Jamestown Virginia for being both. Based on a true story.
Semifinalist, ScreenCraft True Story & Public Domain Competition 2022
Top 15% – 2021 Nicholl Fellowship
Semifinalist – Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Summer 2021
Quarterfinalist – ScreenCraft True Story & Public Domain Competition 2021
TONY AND ANNETTE
Comedy – short
An aging cabaret duo finally get discovered…by Gen Z.
Best Short Comedy Script – Hollywood Shorts Festival
Best Short Script – Royal Wolf Film Award
Best Short Script – Pinnacle Film Awards
Finalist – Pasadena Film Festival
Finalist – The Monthly Film Festival
When the master tapes of an indie rock band’s sophomore album disappear, lead singer Anna must overcome mutiny in the band’s ranks and find a way to deliver a follow-up album to the record label or face embarrassment and emotional ruin.
VALLEY OF THE SHADOW
Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a bank robbery goes wrong, an ex-cop-turned-thief carjacks a down-on-her-luck transgender woman and holds her hostage in a desperate escape attempt… until they become partners.
8 on the Blacklist
Finalist – SWN Screenwriter’s Network 2022
Semifinalist – ISA Table Read My Screenplay 2022
Semifinalist – Outstanding Screenplay Contest 2022
Top 50 – Roadmap Writer’s Top Tier Competition 2022
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
When a fast food worker discovers that his favourite video game is ‘real’ and he’s been unwittingly controlling deadly assassins for a secret government agency, he must become the ultimate secret agent to stop the villains, save the world and find love.
Quarterfinalist – Scriptapalooza
Quarterfinalist – Screencraft Action/Thriller 2021
Quarterfinalist – Table Read My Screenplay Action
WE DON’T SMILE ANYMORE
A career-driven woman is dragged by her husband to an exclusive couple’s retreat where she discovers their relationship is the center of a charismatic cult leader’s plot for political domination.
THE STEPFORD WIVES + THE INVITATION
WORKING MOTHER, QUEEN OF SPACE!
A working single mother struggles to raise her daughter and run her business, as she is also the exiled queen of an alien reptile people. It’s a busy life.
YOUNG FAMILY VACAY
Family, Adventure, Comedy
When a dysfunctional family gets lost on a road trip in Florida, mom and dad accidentally drink from the lost fountain of youth and wake up the same age as their tween kids! Now they have to learn to work together to survive the swamps, gators, giant bugs, and a creepy weirdo who is out to get them.
A suicidal man, fed up with his own mediocrity, receives an opportunity to gain purpose when he agrees to help the stranger who saved his life plot revenge on those that ruined hers.
Top 10 Genre Finalist – Comedy, Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices
Finalist – Filmmatic TV Pilot Awards
Finalist – The Breakk Competition
Semi-Finalist – Fade In TV Awards
A mid-30s couple trying to get pregnant impulsively have a threesome with the husband’s best friend and must deal with the fall-out long after.
BENSON & BREMER
Historical, Musical Drama
Los Angeles 1941, a young radio writer and wannabe actress leverage a lucky break into their own radio show, all while struggling against their growing feelings for each other and the chaos of world events.
Top 50 – Roadmap Writers Top Tier Competition
A group of freshmen selected for their prestigious university’s secret society are put to the test by its egotistical leader and the increasingly dangerous tasks they must complete in order to gain admittance.
30min comedy, LGBQTIA+, workplace
It’s not fitness, it’s life. Except when fitness IS your life. So when three group fitness instructors are suddenly fired from a celebrity Manhattan gym chain, they decide to conquer the very industry that’s paid their bills with hilarious consequences in this comedy about entrepreneurship and identity.
Finalist – Sundance New Voices
Top 3 – Nashville Film Festival
Finalist – Willamette Writers TVLab
Comedy, ½-hour single-cam
In a small town absurdly cut in half by the Canadian border, a jaded US Border Patrol agent solves local cases while engaging in a rivalry with her overachieving counterpart in the Canadian Mounties: her twin sister.
Best Comedy Teleplay – Catalyst Content Festival (formerly known as “ITV Fest”)
Finalist – Nantucket Screenwriters Colony
Finalist – Richmond International Film Festival
Historical Crime Mystery, 1-hour serialized TV, premium cable
In the midst of WWI, when the head of the Vincenzio Mafia is murdered by an inside man, his squeamish younger brother must uncover the murderer among them – the only catch is, he’s gotta suss out the killer on the battlefield as the mafiosos have been drafted.
BOARDWALK EMPIRE on the battlefields of WWI
Winner – Best Crime TV Script – Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival 2021
Top 50 – Roadmap Top Tier 2021/2022
Top 50 – ISA Fast Track 2022
Quarterfinalist – WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Fall 2022
Quarterfinalist – The Script Lab – TSL Free Screenplay Contest 2022
CHARLIE AND THE UNEXPLAINED
Eric La Febre
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy
A coming of age mystery about a conspiracy obsessed teenager who suddenly unlocks a secret to the universe.
Best Television Script – Prague International Film Awards 2022
Best Television Pilot – Chicago Script Awards 2021
Official selection – Bloodstained Indie Film Festival 2021
Michael Malone & Wolfe McReady
What happens when the Grim Reaper wants to retire? Mort has been taking souls since the beginning of time. Finding himself overworked, under-appreciated, and emotionally drained, he decides to find a replacement and a way to escape the great beyond without The Council finding out.
CONFESSIONS OF A PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER
Being a primary school teacher is meant to be easy! However, Lottie quickly finds out the meaning behind the saying “Never work with a children or animals!”
CREATURES: MYTH MAGIC MUTANT
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Drama
Born and raised in the state of New Xerica Matteo suddenly finds himself forced to live in a secret village, home to magical creatures after a fight with the Army Generals son. While trying to find answers to why his mother relocated him Matteo uncovers his connection to the village.
Dark Fantasy, Weird War, Mystery
In 1942, when a Tokyo fortune-teller foresees the destruction of Japan at the hands of American atomic warfare, he must find a way to convince the Imperial Navy to investigate ancient ruins on a remote Pacific Island to uncover a counter-weapon. But what he doesn’t predict may unleash something far worse.
In a small Arizona town, a mysterious double-homicide reconnects two women — a Filipina deputy and a Caucasian store owner, high school nemesis back in the day — and throws them into a massive conspiracy led by a reclusive billionaire who plans to alter the fate of the planet.
Finalist – Stowe Story Labs/New Mexico New Voices
Quarterfinalist – Emerging Screenwriters Sci-Fi & Fantasy
One cul-de-sac in a small Southern town hides the CIA’s most dangerous killers, but when they’re betrayed by one of their own, the wives of Foxglove Lane will have to use all their deadly skills to save everything they hold dear.
Asante Ace Robinson
During the opioid drug epidemic, the small USA fictional town of Doughville becomes a hotspot for “out of towners” from city to sell drugs for high prices, sending Doughville and its residents into some place never seen before.
Years after being smuggled into the brutal nation of Elysia, a young woman joins the hunt for a missing girl with the hopes of buying her way home – but discovers all is not what it seems.
Magical Realism, Drama
A team of occult consultants face a battle for their very existence when they are targeted for their enigmatic leader’s centuries-old alchemical research by a sinister character from his past.
Runner-up – Scriptwriters and Co International Festival
Buddy Heist, Drama, Urban Fantasy
When you’re down on your luck planning to steal a super yacht probably isn’t your first choice solution. Especially if you’ve never done a dishonest thing in your life.
Full script reading for BBC Writers Academy
Five toxically co-dependent and selfishly motivated friends get into various misadventures in Nairobi, Kenya.
Single Camera Comedy
A workplace comedy about the office production staff of a network television show. The PA’s and production staff must strive to overcome the challenges of working on location in the rural outskirts of Hollywood while struggling to appease the high-maintenance writers and VIP’S of the show.
Based on my real-life experience working as a PA in the 90’s for a top-rated CBS show.
After the death of her superstar ex-boyfriend, an ambitious political reporter must investigate by returning to the small hometown that shunned her, navigating the simmering tensions of a community in mourning, a corrupt politician, and a secret that could scandalize it to the core.
Second Round – ISA Fast Track Fellowship
Vowing to fulfill the dying wish of his mentor, an adventurous man journeys to find his place in the world as he searches for a mysterious book with connections to mythical warriors that may be more fact than fiction.
Drama, Historical, Action-Adventure
A twelve-year-old girl is the pampered pigtailed daughter of a respected surgeon by day and, by night, a WWII Resistance fighter who is quickly becoming the scourge of the Third Reich.
Winner – Best TV Pilot – Wiki: The World’s Fastest Screenplay Competition
Coverfly – Top 2%
Winner – Best Script – North American Film Awards
Finalist – Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship
2nd rounder – Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
MARRIAGE IS A JOKE
Best friends, Mike and Lauren (gay and straight respectively), decide to get married as a joke to mock the institution of marriage and celebrate their unique friendship after their friends harangue them about their lack of focus on their futures.
Winner – Stage 32 TV Comedy Screenwriting Contest 2021
Finalist – Script Summit Screenplay Contest 2021
Quarterfinalist – Creative Screenwriting Unique Voice Screenplay Competition 2022
After Irene Quarrington, a philanthropic socialite, learns of a viral infection altering her body, she and her similarly affected friends set out on a quest to figure out what is going on, navigate life with their newfound abilities, and manage their brand new metamorphoses.
Sci-Fi, Action, Drama
After finding out the Agency lied to him about his mother’s death, a confused and angry CIA agent with strange paranormal powers goes rogue to find her and must evade his former team, who stop at noting to keep the two apart.
Quarterfinalist – StoryPros Awards 2022
Quarterfinalist – Filmmatic Inroads Fellowship – Season 5
Official Selection – Script Summit 2022 (still in consideration)
Jason Schuster, Chrystopher Smith, Bailor Ellison
Los Angeles, 1994; a disconnected teen, rocked by the economic demise of his family’s animatronic business, seeks solace in a used record store.
Quarterfinalist – ScreenCraft TV Pilot Script Competition 2021
PRIVATE SCHOOL PUERTO RICAN
Gilbert X. Hernandez
A young Puerto Rican from the Bronx, that is being raised by a single teenage mother realizes that his scholarship to a fancy elite Manhattan private school causes a lot more problems than it solves.
Israel Rhone, a small time magician and conman stumbles onto a Golden Tablet that will lead him to founding his own religion and maybe unleash Lovecraftian Gods.
Winner – San Francisco International Screenwriting Festival
Quarterfinalist – Final Draft Big Break 2020
Top 100 (Feature or TV Pilot) – Table Read My Screenplay Genre Screenplay Competition Austin 2021
QUEEN OF CUPS
Ronald V. Micci
A tarot-reading young secretary attempts to guide the failing architectural firm for which she works back to prosperity after it fires its workforce and merges offices with a lingerie company whose female head has the hots for her boss.
#1 in top 100 TV scripts on StoryGo.io
SIA (SUPERHERO INSURANCE AGENCY)
When her hated rival is beating her to the most valuable assets, a cynical insurance agent pushes the boundaries to sign high risk/high reward clients and save her struggling superhero insurance agency.
Quarterfinalist, The Script Lab – TSL Free Screenplay Contest 2022
A hapless, middle-aged, comic book store owner on the verge of losing his business, his home, and his kids, must deal with suddenly becoming the Avatar of Eris, Greek Goddess of Chaos and being thrust into a world he has no business being in.
Quarterfinalist – Emerging Screenwriters SciFi/Fantasy
SON OF A PREACHER MAN
A middle son must navigate the throes of adolescence in a hyper-religious environment where the holy and the profane threaten to tear his family apart.
When a former executive at a lucrative investment bank is accused of stealing their high-speed trading software, a group of journalists and FBI agents struggle to expose the deep web of fraud and corruption at the heart of one of America’s most powerful institutions.
8 & 9 on The Black List
THE ASH PIT
When a child is found dead in the woods, a 70 year old, retired detective must revisit her last, unsolved case and face the woman who almost destroyed her before time runs out for them all.
THE CHOSEN FAMILY
½ hour comedy
An LGBTQ Family sitcom- The Chosen Family is a glimpse into the lives of Ron and Sanjay Chosen, their children, and their new friends as they raise their families in sunny, heterosexual Florida.
Finalist – Nickelodeon Writing Program
Quarterfinalist – Inroads Fellowship
Quarterfinalist – TSL Free Screenplay Contest
Quarterfinalist (pending) – Scriptation
Quarterfinalist – WeScreenplay Diverse Voices
After her daughter is shot, father arrested, a biracial single mother takes control of her family’s empires on both sides of the law to protect not only their lives but also their fortune from the FBI who wants to throw them in prison and the good old boys’ network who wants to steal it all.
THE LADY ALMONER
Grieving the death of her fiancé, the first hospital social worker in Britain Miss Mary Stewart thinks she’s lost everything, until she’s faced with those who have nothing. London, 1895.
Jaye Blohm, J.R. Blomberg, & Michael G. Willis
Action, Thriller. Drama
Two arch enemies, both assassins, must put aside their deadly past to defeat a greater evil, an elusive entity known only as The Peacemaker…that is if they don’t kill each other first.
Based on characters and events from The Peacemaker series created by best-selling author Blair Howard.
THE RIGHT CLOSET
Sociopolitical farce, dramedy, LGBT
Archenemies, a famous Latino drag queen and a loathsome anti-LGBT congressman survive a plane crash only to awaken with amnesia as best friends and allies determined to transform the world for the better—together.
THE SUNFLOWER SOLDIER
After returning home to his family’s farm after he’s discharged from the U.S. army, a man discovers there’s a human trafficking operation being run out of a nearby ranch so he uses his military expertise and the help of an old friend to put it out of business.
Despite discovering she’s the star of an incriminating sex film, a vulnerable teenager vows to save her narcissistic film director lover after she reveals her desire to take a stranger’s life – then her own.
Finalist/Top 50 – ISA Fast Track Fellowship
Winner – Best Pilot Screenplay, Olympus Film Festival LA
Winner – Best TV Series Pilot Screenplay, New Renaissance Film Festival
Winner – Best Pilot Screenplay, Out Of The Can Festival
Semifinalist – Emerging Screenwriters Genre Competition
An orphaned daughter of the Vietnam War travels to America in search of her estranged mother, where she must defeat the forces of evil that have enslaved the local Vietnamese community with drugs and sex trafficking, in order to create that bond with the woman she never knew.
YOU’RE KILLING ME, MA!
Cody James Ong & Mark Gonzales
Comedy, Dark Comedy, Slapstick
A young Boston detective can’t catch a break and lives at home with his mother who’s secretly a serial killer.
Serial Mom meets Frasier.
Finalist – Writer’s Duet 48 Hour Contest 2021