In the desert southwest, an Indian boy is left for dead on the doorstep of a woman who must defend her ranch, protect him, and not get either of them killed in the process.
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Jenni Rivera, the famed Mexican-American singer-songwriter, TV star, and activist who died tragically in a plane accident in 2012.
Once a tap prodigy, a man must face his past when he meets a dancer heading to law school at his grandmother’s studio.
Malko Linge, an Austrian nobleman and freelance CIA operative who spent his formative years in a special Nazi work camp for captured spies. Malko is a gentleman warrior without a country who works according to his own moral code and lives with a wicked wit and a lust for life.
After hiring the perfect nanny, a couple’s relationship with their children’s caregiver begins to take a turn for the worse.
A musician leaves her hometown and sets out to become famous.
An ordinary man, forced into killing, tells the story of his last victim, and the girl he tried not to fall in love with.
A woman gets double-crossed by her friends who she recruited to help her pull off a heist.
Story details are being kept under wraps but said to center on a family in a boarder town where the heroine comes to bury her grandmother and is forced to face her childhood fear.
Story details are being kept under wraps but hearing it’s THE PURGE meets BIRD BOX with huge franchise potential.
Story details are being kept under wraps but it’s described as a haunted house movie with an immigration angle.
The Launch Pad Competition, in exclusive partnership with Verve, Good Fear Film + Management and Romark Entertainment, is thrilled to announce the Winners for the 2018/2019 Launch Pad Feature Competition! With more than 403 signings, 134 projects set up, 61 writers staffed, 150 appearances on annual best of lists such as the Black List, Blood List, Hit List, and the Young & Hungry List, as well as 6 bidding wars, the Launch Pad Competition has become the premiere hub for Hollywood discovering new talent. We’re thrilled to see this new list of writers joining our Launch Pad community!
When Manhattan is buried by the worst blizzard to hit the East Coast in a century, it’s not the lunar temperatures or the six feet of snow blanketing the concrete eco-system that paralyzes the city – it’s the sniper targeting law enforcement officers. After computer model results show that the killer is somehow bending the laws of physics, university professor (and former FBI agent) Dr. Lucas Page is pulled out of retirement to put his skill set against both man and nature. But after joining the investigation, Page learns that the FBI is focusing in the wrong direction, and that someone inside the FBI might actually be orchestrating the killings.
An ex-con who has found spirituality becomes embroiled in a conspiracy amongst the backdrop of the Flint, Michigan water crises.
An assassin becomes a guardian to the son of the last man he killed and winds up in a mob power struggle.
In his early-20s, Abe Lincoln moves to New Salem, Illinois and enters the political arena, but in order to find his voice and earn the respect of the locals, he must fight his way to victory by becoming one of the greatest frontier brawlers of all time.
After industrial waste causes the spread of cancer in a New Jersey city, a group of townspeople team up to bring those responsible to justice.
Loner Sam has traveled 2,000 miles to see the daughter he abandoned 30 years ago, and while staying in the coastal New England motel, connects with the former Boston attorney who now runs the place. But will he be able to change his wandering ways for these two relationships?
On their summer vacation, a family head to a remote Swedish island where they discover a serial killer is on the loose, but the locals have no interest in helping the stranded family of tourists.
Raised on the hate of his “minuteman” father, Jackson accidentally kills a Mexican immigrant boy and flees into Mexico as an illegal alien himself to seek forgiveness from his victim’s father.
Lochery’s book tells the story of Lisbon’s role in the history of World War II, though not a gun was fired there. The only European city in which both the Allies and the Axis powers operated openly, it was temporary home to much of Europe’s exiled royalty, over one million refugees seeking passage to the U.S., and a host of spies from every nation fighting in the war, secret police, captains of industry, bankers, prominent Jews, writers and artists, escaped POWs, and black marketeers. An operations officer writing in 1944 described the daily scene at Lisbon’s airport as being like the movie “Casablanca,” times twenty.
A Native American teenager seeks killers for a monster living in caves underneath a house in Oregon.
Chronicles the true story of Albert Woodfox who was sentenced to more than four decades of solitary confinement after being wrongly accused of murdering a prison guard.
Centers on the world of diplomatic messengers who carry confidential information around the world.
A night crawler in witness protection is forced into a cat-and-mouse game with a stranger who threatens to kill the people she loves if she doesn’t confront her past.
A horror thriller centering around ten overweight contestants and a new reality weight loss competition show where competitors aren’t voted off, they’re killed off. Think SAW meets SURVIVOR.
A rookie drag queen, reeling from a breakup, escapes to wine country where he finds his waspy grandmother in steep decline, yet desperate to avoid the local nursing home.
Drummed out of Vietnam, misfit American pilots were given a choice: Face the music of military justice or serve with other oddballs and rule breakers. Dubbed the Ravens, they soon learned they can fly, fight, and drink as they pleased in a CIA-sponsored secret war.
Lucy Luna and Ivan Tsang, who both reached the Top 75 of the 2018 LPFC, were among the eight writers selected for the biannual Writing Fellowship. The program, which HBO describes as providing “mentorship, guidance, and education for creative minds from diverse backgrounds,” will consist of eight months of master classes, workshops and mentorships.
With more than 403 signings, 134 projects set up, 61 writers staffed, 150 appearances on annual best of lists such as the Black List, Blood List, Hit List, and the Young & Hungry List, as well as 6 bidding wars, the Launch Pad Competition has become the premiere hub for Hollywood discovering new talent. We’re thrilled to see this new list of writers joining our Launch Pad community!