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A comprehensive list of our Launch Pad Alumni and their recognized scripts. Agents take note! These writers are currently only represented by managers, so get them while their hot!

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ANONYMITY

Logline: In the future, a thief who replaces his own memories with the identities of those around him must go on the run to recover a stolen virus threatening to bring down the whole system.
Writer: Shane Joseph Willis
Genre: Sci-Fi
Representation: Signed by Rosa Entertainment – Sidney Sherman
Why you 
should read:
The writer has a strong grasp on structure and story, while serving up impeccable pacing. The action scenes all build in original unexpected ways, while the tone has a great noir-ish action feel to it, that will leave you on the edge of your seat as the pages fly by.
INCEPTION meets STRANGE DAYS. 
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ANOTHER/WORLD

Logline: Set in the cutthroat world of 1970′s daytime TV, an aging superstar must battle against a network’s attempt to oust her from a popular television show she starred in for twenty years.
Writer: Tony Lippera
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Chemical Imbalance – Matt Bass
Why you
should read:
An incredibly strong pilot that dangles talent and awards bait. Great writing that just lets the drama bleed off the page. Has all of the makings of a great cable, pay cable series ready to fill the hole that will be left once “Mad Men” retired. Serialized, glamorous, and addictive.
MAD MEN meets NASHVILLE.
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BLOOD TIES

Logline: The story of two men, one the favored son of a Chicago Crime Family and the other a second generation Chicago police officer, whose lives get thrown into chaos when they discover they were intentionally switched at birth.  As both men discover where their true blood ties lie, they must decide which side of the law their loyalties will lie.
Writer: Tristan Thai
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Jon Kanak Management – Jon Kanak
Why you
should read:
Exceptionally written story and characters grounded in a network friendly procedural that has years of potential storytelling packed into it. This is the kind of series a network will build a night around for the next decade. An equally tense, dramatic and action-packed series built for massive audience appeal. THE SHIELD meets THE DEPARTED.
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BUSCONE

Logline: A twist on cartel wars. Brings us into an original, unexplored world of “Buscones” or “street agents” that run like the mafia; but their “product/traffic” are young boys grooming them to be baseball major leaguers.
Writer: Jeff Storms
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Jon Kanak Management – Jon Kanak
Why you
should read:
Imagine Jerry Maguire working for the Sopranos. And that’s just one of our characters. Smart, soapy, love triangles, drama, baseball, all under the radar of the law, and all centered on the pursuit of the American dream. Want relatable? Check out Dodgers player “Yasiel Puig’s story, and what he had to go through to become one of todays hottest baseball players in the world.
RAY DONOVAN meets BANSHEE.
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COSMO’S

Logline: A robot, an alien, and a time traveler walk into a bar— and then start working there? A raunchy live-action geekfest about three extraordinary beings in one ordinary place.
Writer: Asmin Pathare
Genre:
Representation: Signed With: Vision Arts Management |
Why you
should read:
Meshing similar comedic elements of hit series’ into a smart, yet equally highbrow/lowbrow comedic world. A perfect blending of intelligence and dick and fart jokes appealing to MIT grads and stoners alike. Live action or animation friendly.
IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA meets THE BIG BANG THEORY.
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DEVIL’S HARVEST, THE

Logline: After fields of his father’s crops are mysteriously destroyed, a high school senior and his girlfriend begin documenting the events, only to discover that the cause is far more sinister then they’d imagined.
Writer: Stephen Isles
Genre: Found Footage | Horror | Supernatural
Representation: Signed With: Jon Kanak Management | Jon Kanak
Why you
should read:
This story offers up some great scares while organically incorporating a found footage element. The writer’s use of the the setting creates a terrifying atmosphere that does not disappoint and includes a unique and frighteningly awesome demon character. REC meets THE THING.
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DREAMSHIP

Logline: A selfish teenager has until sunrise to rescue his little sister from the fantastical world where nightmares are born, or else they’ll both be trapped there forever.
Writer: Paul Zeidman
Genre: Fantasy | Adventure
Representation: Signed with: The Mikael Group – Sean Butler
Why you should read: This story is full of colorful characters, solid mythology and swift, well-written action. It doesn’t take long for the story to kick off and plunge the reader headfirst in to an alternate reality with its own rules. Check this one out!
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN meets THE LAST STARFIGHTER.
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FIRST LIGHT

Logline: A tortured soul is let out of Purgatory and given a human body and 24 hours on Earth to accomplish a dangerous mission for a shadowy spirit, ultimately risking eternal damnation in order to save the life of his now grown-up son and the woman he’s fallen in love with.
Writer: Douglas Stark
Genre: Supernatural |
Representation: Signed with: Energy Entertainment – Brooklyn Weaver
Why you
should read:
 This story offers up an original concept, compelling story and strong writing.
CONSTANTINE meets GHOST.
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FOUR SWORDS

Logline: An antiquities thief finds himself locked in a centuries old struggle of good and evil when he steals a legendary sword imbued with extraordinary powers.
Writer: Amit Bhaumik
Genre:
Representation: Signed with 3 Arts Entertainment – Will Rowbotham
Why you
should read:
Fun, fun, fun. This is the big action/adventure piece studios have been on the hunt for to fill their upcoming Summer slates. With strong characters, exceptional writing, and a mythology that will run for years, this is the type of PG-13 tentpole that has massive breakout potential for everyone involved. INDIANA JONES meets NATIONAL TREASURE.
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GARRET GOES TO WASHINGTON

Logline: When a rich, privileged teenager is kicked out of his eighth boarding school, he’s sent to live with his blue collar relatives in Tacoma, Washington.
Writer: Ted Sperling
Genre: | Coming-of-age
Representation: Signed with Energy Entertainment – Angelina Chen
Why you
should read:
Network ready series with incredible casting potential and a fun, familiar and relatable theme. The pitch of this series being “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” in reverse really does all the selling this one needs. What kind of person doesn’t want to read that?
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR but in reverse.
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HENCHMEN

Logline: A down on his luck Henchman, desperate to win over his family and impress his super-villain boss, sets out to capture the greatest superhero ever… his new next door neighbor.
Writer: Nic Lishko
Genre: Animated |
Representation: Signed with Energy Entertainment – Brooklyn Weaver
Why you
should read:
“Henchman” is a fun, funny, and family friendly script that gives us a fresh look at the superhero genre through the eyes of a villain’s henchman. Filled with goofy scenes and ironic situations, this comedy does not fail to deliver as it touches on what makes a good-guy good, and a bad-guy bad, all while remaining fast paced, original and exciting. WRECK-IT-RALPH meets DESPICABLE ME.
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H.O.V. (HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE)

Logline: Three childhood friends on the verge of winning a high-stakes rideshare competition pick up an extra passenger who turns out to be a fugitive on the run, turning their routine commute into the carpool from hell.
Writer: Jacob Isser
Genre:
Representation: Signed with RSG – Tom Carter
Why you
should read:
Hilarious story, strong writing and great roles, all carve out a place in this unique, laugh-out-loud comedy that screams Summer release. Beyond the laughs of the story and world, it’s the strength of the characters, and fresh approach that will help this rise above all the comedies which have come before it. For those looking to cash in on a franchise starting comedy, this is the one for you.
HORRIBLE BOSSES meets THE HANGOVER.
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LEMONS

Logline: A sweet, innocent and neurotic nurse sets out to make even the worst situations in her small town better, starting with the scathing Yelp review one of the inmates wrote about her care in the local municipal prison.
Writer: Gini Adhikari & Kay Marvin
Genre:
Representation: Signed with MXN Entertainment – Michelle Knudsen
Why you
should read:
Delightful, funny and quirky. Exceptionally well written characters existing in an anywheresville world that is equally relatable and alien at the same time. Imagine if Fargo and Little Miss Sunshine had a baby. Endless potential for where these characters could go.
MINE NAME IS EARL meets ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK.
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MARROW

Logline: A woman discovers that she has received new personality and memories from a bone marrow transplant including how her donor was murdered.
Writer: Erik W. Van Der Wolf
Genre:
Representation: Signed with The Muraviov Company – Kathy Muraviov
Why you
should read:
The story manages to be both original and familiar at the same time. It’s incredibly well structured and written, hitting not only all of the required beats but doing them in a way that feels surprising and engaging.The script is a perfect example that you don’t necessarily need to reinvent a genre to write a great script; you just need to understand it.
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MEMORY SPHERE, THE

Logline: In order to solve his wife’s murder, a reclusive scientist uses his experimental technology to dive into the memories of her accused killer.
Writer: Kevin Sluder
Genre: Sci-Fi |
Representation: Signed with Anarchy Management – Sammy Montana
Why you
should read:
It is the complete package from immaculately written visual descriptions, to fascinating characters, to an enthralling mystery, to a wonderfully moving story, all wrapped up in a very marketable premise and a story world that allows for all the amazing visuals like those we saw in “Inception” – yet done without all the exposition that was necessary to understand it. There’s no reason why this wouldn’t be a commercial success. SOURCE CODE meets INCEPTION.
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PARADISE CITY

Logline: Disparate perspectives on early 1980′s sensationalism and the new War on Drugs are seen through a Sunset Strip coke dealer versus the Detective who controls him.
Writer: Sean Costello
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Energy Entertainment – Brooklyn Weaver
Why you
should read:
From the opening page to last word, this pilot grabs you and never lets go. You’re part of every single moment, and those moments are 50% Wolf of Wall Street, 50% Entourage, and 100% a ride you never want to end. Balancing drug use, parties, sex and the wild west of the 80s in Los Angeles, this is a series that was built to headline a Sunday night pay cabler’s next five years. THE SOPRANOS meets ENTOURAGE.
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PARADOX

Logline: Unbeknownst to society at large, the FBI has been preventing large scale attacks on American interests through the use of a covert, time traveling ‘jumper’ unit led by Agent Caden Hardwick. But, when sabotage puts Caden and his team at risk, his wife Sarah must use the technology to avert a disaster and find out how deep the ‘jumpers’ have been infiltrated.
Writer: Dylan Brod
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Energy Entertainment – Brooklyn Weaver
Why you
should read:
Incredibly smart, incredibly well written, and brimming with strong characters. This series will do for procedurals what “The Black List” just did a season ago – bring back younger viewers. With a strong female lead, and a mix of government agencies and personal dramas layered on top of some of the smartest sci-fi we’ve seen in ages, this series has all the makings of a hit on network and cable alike! ALIAS meets QUANTUM LEAP.
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PILLS

Logline: After years of monotony caring for her Parkinson’s-afflicted husband, a woman must decide whether or not to hold true to her wedding vows when she meets a man who has embraced a new life.
Writer: Andrew Bluestone
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Silent R Management – Jewerl Ross
Why you
should read:
Real, raw, and honest drama from expertly crafted characters is precisely what this script delivers. This is an actor and filmmaker’s dream come true, as the writer pulls you into one woman’s emotional journey, and allows you an opportunity to experience every tear and triumph along the way. In exploring the harsh realities of the wedding vow “in sickness and in health,” this story dangles powerful roles in front of and behind the camera when awards season comes around. AMOUR meets SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK.
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PROSPECT

Logline: After a massive mineral-rich asteroid crashes down in Africa and sparks a second gold rush, a fraying family movies to the African crash site in the hopes of starting a new life. But how long will they survive amidst the corporations, militaries and the daily battles for power in what has become the most valuable real estate on earth.
Writer: Max Perry
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Madhouse Entertainment – Adam KolbrennerChris Cook
Why you
should read:
A big event series that focuses on how far a family must go to survive amongst the different factions of an uncertain new world. Smartly written and layered with mystery, action, and geopolitics on top of an incredibly unique setting and the relatable theme of a family struggling to stay together. Intelligent and grounded sci-fi. The kind of series a network or cable company will build a night around. DEADWOOD meets REVOLUTION.
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RUN

Logline: After his brother is killed, the only white member of a Mexican street gang must survive the city’s 10 Gang Area and a team of corrupt cops to get the evidence his brother was killed for to the courthouse before the trial ends.
Writer: Dennis Luu
Genre: |
Representation: Signed with Jeff Ross Entertainment – Jeff Ross
Why you
should read:
A high-octane thrill ride in the vein of “Crank” or “Run Lola Run,” this crime-driven action thriller is one of the coolest and most kinetic scripts on the market. The villains are particularly compelling, and could entice a solid character actor hungry for a great role.
DISTRICT B13 meets THE WARRIORS
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SINGULARITY, THE

Logline: A disillusioned detective discovers that an android is responsible for a series of brutal murders and finds himself in a race against time to save the entire human race from the robot’s sinister plans.
Writer: Tony Pitman
Genre: | Sci-Fi |
Representation: Signed by Niad Management – Chris BranniganWendi Niad
Why you
should read:
A no-nonsense, intelligent, high concept sci-fi actioner that does not mess around. With it’s fresh take on a familiar idea, the script ups the ante in every way, while offering an incredibly visual fast-paced thrill ride from page one. And just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, another designed twist arrives that will keep you burning through pages. I, ROBOT meets SEVEN.
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SHINING CITY

Logline: A devoted husband and father discovers that his , his family, and his entire life are false memory implants and that he is, in fact, a former operative holding a dangerous secret living in a giant prison masquerading as a city.
Writer: Douglas Stark
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Energy Entertainment – Brooklyn Weaver
Why you
should read:
Smart, thrilling and mysterious, this series is set to introduce us to a world we all think we know, and then flip it on its head. Incredibly smart, and crafted to keep you guessing every step of the way. Built to be a network heavyweight, and to invite an audience in to play the game right alongside the characters. MINORITY REPORT meets PRISON BREAK.
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STERLING

Logline: An assassin cyborg goes against company protocol after he discovers that his latest mark may hold the key to his humanity.
Writer: John Kelley & John Suetmeier
Genre: Sci-Fi |
Representation: Signed with Stephanie Rogers & Associates – Stephanie Rogers
Why you
should read:
A unique spin on a familiar theme, “Sterling” is a sci-fi actioner with a fresh and engaging storyline. The characters are endearing, the structure is on point, and the action is mind-blowingly intense. BOURNE IDENTITY meets I, ROBOT.
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TRIENNIAL, THE

Logline: An Israeli commando puts his life and his morals on the line in order to save a general’s daughter and stop a terrorist cell operating on U.S. soil.
Writer: Richard Ehrenreich
Genre: |
Representation: Signed with RSG – Tom Carter
Why you
should read:
A non-stop political action/thriller with a charismatic, strong, and merciless lead that audiences love to see on screen. With good dialogue and well-visualized action sequences, this is an absolute must for action fans. It serves up great set pieces, car chases, torture, shootouts, and bloodshed along with characters who you want to, and enjoy, rooting for. It’s a perfect blend of brains and brawn. TAKEN meets THE HURT LOCKER.
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VAGABOND PRINCE, THE

Logline: While hiding in an abandoned mansion from the dangers of WWII, a young boy, with the gift of an over-active imagination, must venture from safety in order to save his mother… only to discover that reality is worse than anything he has ever dreamed up.
Writer: Charles Peirce
Genre: | Fantasy
Representation: Signed with Rosa Entertainment – Sidney Sherman
Why you
should read:
An original blend between fantasy and reality that remains firmly grounded. It’s a visual feast that draws comparisons to “Pan’s Labyrinth” while introducing amazing characters. This is one that will stay with you long after you’re done reading.
PAN’S LABYRINTH meets CHRONICLES OF NARNIA.
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WINTER

Logline: The de-evolution of society as we enter into a modern ice age. In the year 2015, an unknown event has started severe global cooling, leading the United States to range from fertile croplands to frozen wastelands. During these times, four people struggle to hold themselves, their families and the country together, before forces of nature rip the world apart.
Writer: Andy HeriaudKaitlin Kelly
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Lee Stobby Entertainment – Lee Stobby
Why you
should read:
 Think of all of those shows being pitched as “The Walking Dead” meets “…”. Now actually read one. An event series mixed in with incredibly strong characters, themes, and story throughout. A great reflection of who we are as a people, and how a looming event with apocalyptic ramifications will change us. Instantly relatable, yet endlessly unique, and touching on topics as big as politics and survival, while easing in tales of love and family. This show could do for networks what The Walking Dead did for AMC.
THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW meets THE WALKING DEAD.
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WOLVERTON

Logline: In turn of the century London, gentleman thief Jack Wolverton specializes in stealing the arcane, the accursed and the occultic. With war about to break out, only he can stop the world’s most powerful artifacts from falling into the hands of the villainous Dorian Gray!
Writer: Terrell T. Garrett & Michael Stark
Genre: | Adventure
Representation: Signed with Infinity Management – Jon Karras
Why you
should read:
A highly enjoyable fantasy actioner that reads like “Indiana Jones” and “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.” It’s extremely well-written with creative mythology and some really fun set pieces. SHERLOCK HOLMES meets INDIANA JONES.
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