LAUNCH PAD FEATURE ALUMNI

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Below is a comprehensive list of our Launch Pad Feature Alumni and the names of their feature scripts. 

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106

Logline: A freshman on the varsity wrestling team investigates the apparent suicide of his only friend and the team’s star athlete only to discover a dark truth lurking beneath the town’s surface.
Writer: Mark Ganek & Sebastian Davis
Genre:
Representation: Signed with WME – Mike Esola
Signed with Rothman Brecher – Andrea KavoosiRina Brannen
Signed with Principato/Young – Maggie Haskins
Why you
should read:
Engaging from the first page to the last, the power and skill behind the writing and story are simply undeniable. Great characters populate every page, and offer a career-making lead role, much akin to what “Winter’s Bone” did for Jennifer Lawrence. This is a lock for an awards season run. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS meets BRICK.
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20 MINUTES SOUTH

Logline: Days away from marriage, a young man returns home seeking forgiveness from his mother for the haunting mistake that ripped their family apart.
Writer: Bisanne Masoud & Talia Gonzalez
Genre:
Representation: Signed with UTA – Greg Iserson
Signed with Thruline Entertainment – Danny ShermanJeff Ciabattari
Why you
should read:
The writing is superb, the dialogue is quick-witted and true to life, and the characters are all well developed. The story hits on universal themes: friendship, family, loyalty, and the like. This is a good one. GOOD WILL HUNTING meets PUSHER.
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A SEAT IN HELL

Logline: Bored with life after traveling the world, a dying medical examiner attempts to quench his thirst for exploration by vicariously traveling through Hell via tales told by the executed Death Rowers he secretly revives.
Writer: Sam Celia
Genre: Psychological
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A compelling and well crafted story that structurally hits all the right notes. The writing is solid, and the description of Hell, in particular, is worth waiting for. This is a solid psychological thriller that is well worth the read. FLATLINERS meets BLACK SWAN.
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ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE

Logline: After a father’s desperate attempt to keep his son from dating his mistress ends in murder, he finds himself racing to cover his tracks, as layers of revenge, blackmail, and deception peel away to reveal no one is innocent, no one is perfect, and no one will make it out of this unscathed.
Writer: Jon Bachmann & Katherine Griffin
Genre:
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
Powerful roles and exceptional writing propel this script to such a high level that A-list talent will have to take note. With twist after twist, the script keeps you on your toes as pages fly by, and characters surprise in each wholly unpredictable moment. This truly is an “American Beauty” meets “American Psycho,” with two powerhouse roles for a male and female lead looking for something fresh! AMERICAN BEAUTY meets AMERICAN PSYCHO.
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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:
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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ARCADIA

Logline: The poet Lord Byron finds himself on an epic adventure with two thieves and a goat herder when they discover clues to an ancient treasure guarded by the first werewolves.
Writer: Robert Dunn & Ryan Trevino
Genre: | Adventure
Representation: Signed with APA – Adam PerryAlex JohnsonDavid Saunders
Signed with Circle Of Confusion – Zach Cox
Why you
should read:
A big, fun action/adventure that seamlessly mixes the worlds of fantasy and reality, into an exciting, page-jumping, PG-13 franchise-starter. With an enticing leading role a la Johnny Depp in “Pirates of the Caribbean,” this is the type of project studios, stars, and directors will line up for, and that will launch these writers to franchises beyond. NATIONAL TREASURE meets SHERLOCK HOLMES.
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BLOOD RUSH

Logline: A geeky college freshman must fight for his afterlife when he discovers he’s pledging a fraternity of vampires.
Writer: Scott Patch
Genre: Supernatural |
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
This is an original mash up where horror meets college life setting. The characters are well-rounded and have strong supporting dialogue. The script’s strong sense of structure should make this an interesting read for fans of the genre. THE LOST BOYS meets ANIMAL HOUSE.
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BLUFF, THE

Logline: A confidential police informant must protect his family when he finds himself caught between a bloodthirsty crime boss, a friend gone to far, and the dirty cop who’s blackmailing him.
Writer: Darius Turbak
Genre:
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
Based on a true story, this is a smart and well-written script with one hell of a protagonist and antagonist pairing. Combine that with enough drama, suspense, thrills, and action to keep your eyes glued to the page, and this incredibly grounded story is just waiting to earn critical and commercial praise. TRAINING DAY meets FRUITVALE STATION.
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BOY AND HIS TIGER, THE

Logline: Story chronicles the early career of Bill Watterson, author and creator of Calvin & Hobbes, and his coinciding struggle with the sudden popularity, coverage, and licensing battles that came with creating one of the most influential comics of a generation.
Writer: Dan Dollar
Genre: | Biopic
Representation: Signed with CAA – Alexandra TrustmanJon Cassir
Signed with Industry Entertainment – Michael Botti
Why you
should read:
The Boy And His Tiger is simply fantastic. It builds at a perfect pace, juggles countless small moments and weaves them easily into the big picture without losing sight of their small meanings.
MR. BANKS meets FINDING NEVERLAND.
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BUTCHER HOLLER

Logline: When her security job drags Iraq vet Eliza back to the mountains she once fled, she must battle a religious cult determined on unleashing the apocalypse and her own lack of faith to save an innocent child from becoming the final sacrifice.
Writer: Dan Shea
Genre: Horror |
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
The story is well laid-out and hits some horrifyingly scary notes. Strong dialogue and intriguing characters help strengthen this script even further. This is one that will leave your skin crawling long after you’ve put it down. DELIVERANCE meets SILENT HILL.
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CAESURA

Logline: The pioneer terraforming mission to mars begins to unravel when members of the expedition discover the remnants of a family that wasn’t supposed to exist.
Writer: Daniel Algarin
Genre: |
Representation: Signed with UTA – John Huddle
Signed with Benderspink – Daniel VangJake Wagner
Why you
should read:
Smart, thrilling, and dynamic – this contained sci-fi/thriller drips with suspense page to page. Script features a powerhouse leading role, and a slow-burning mystery that delivers over and over again. THE SHINING meets MOON.
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CHOKE ARTIST, THE

Logline: When a guy prone to cracking under pressure wins the chance to kick a field goal at the Super Bowl for one million dollars, he desperately searches for a cure to his condition.
Writer: Jonathan Stuart
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
This has strong commercial viability and while following the classic underdog gets the girl model, manages to create fun and engaging characters, with a dose of solid snappy dialogue.
HAPPY GILMORE meets THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN.
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COOTIES

Logline: When a meteor brings an outbreak of space bugs who infect their victims and make them behave like overgrown two-year olds, an unlikely group of kids must find a way to thwart them, save their small town, and stop the potential downfall of civilization.
Writer: Frank Longo
Genre: Comedy | Family
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A fun Amblin-esque, coming-of-age adventure with space aliens, young loves and excitement abound. It’s four quadrant, family friendly, and is a delightful throwback to classic storytelling with a modern twist. THE GOONIES meets GREMLINS.
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COUNTERPOINT

Logline: When their significant other is killed in a car crash, a man and woman discover they have been dating the same man for ten years.
Writer: Brian Micahel Scully
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Verve – Melissa Solomon
Signed with The Muraviov Company– Kathy Muraviov
Why you
should read:
The plot never moves forward for the sake of the story, merely stepping back and letting the characters themselves dictate where conversations and, ultimately, the story goes. Nothing should stop this script from eventually finding a dedicated team to bring it to life.
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DARKLANDS

Logline: A family must risk their lives in the wake of a mutating alien virus to save a young infant who may be the cure to saving the world.
Writer: Paul Sheridan
Genre: |
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you should read: An intense, pulse-pounding, sci-fi thriller that approaches the genre from a new perspective while continuing to serve up great action and strong characters. Strong roles, story, and drama ground this story and deliver on every single page. WORLD WAR Z meets CHILDREN OF MEN.
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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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DIVORCE PARTY!

Logline: A hilariously raunchy ensemble comedy chronicling the intersecting arcs and misadventures of a group of people attending a divorce party.
Writer: Mukilan Thangamani
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
In a script market constantly clogged with droves of questionable ‘edgy’ comedies, it stands out with fantastic dialogue, well fleshed-out characters, and hilariously original situations.
BRIDESMAIDS meets LOVE ACTUALLY.
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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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EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

Logline: After a bad break up, a young writer travels to London to try and find inspiration as well as the real meaning of love.
Writer: Conor Healy
Genre:
Representation: Signed with ICM – Bryan DipersteinMelissa Orton
Signed with Heroes and Villains Entertainment – Markus Georg , Mikhail Nayfeld
Why you
should read:
Is a fantastic, well crafted drama that is driven by a well thought out emotional center. The biggest draw is the perfectly sculpted character developments and arcs, all of which happen naturally and dovetail perfectly with each other.
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FALLMAN

Logline: Sent to prison for saving the life of a police officer his partner shot during a botched armed robbery, when Mark Fallman is released all he wants to do is get back to his family and put his life back on track. But, instead he finds himself confronted by his recently escaped former partner, set to get revenge.
Writer: Blake Armstrong
Genre: |
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A modern day Western, this script hooks you from the opening pages and introduces you to a menacing antagonist that the audience can’t wait to see clash with our lead.
NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN meets DRIVE.
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FASCINATION 127

Logline: An ex-con risks everything by taking a last job in an effort to save his daughter’s life. The job: take Jim Morrison’s coffin, turn it over to the client for twenty four hours, then return it to the ground before it is publicly exhumed for relocation to the U.S.
Writer: Alex Carl
Genre:
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A compelling story with some solid action sequences, this script manages to create a cast of unique and diverse characters with lots of great moments along the way. OCEANS 11 meets HEAT.
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FIRE FIGHT

Logline: A disgraced fire captain and a group of loggers struggle to survive in the remote wilderness after discovering a blaze that literally has a mind of its own
Writer: Trevor Mayes
Genre: | |
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
 A solid story with compelling characters faced with unusual circumstances, is the engine that drives this story forward. The script’s rich dialogue gives our characters plenty of depth and really sets up our strong and reluctant hero. It’s a fun read that keeps the reader turning the pages to know what happens next. PREDATOR meets BACKDRAFT.
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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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FORTY THIEVES

Logline: A group of forty mercenaries hijack a DEA shipment of drugs on the US/Mexico border and only a disgraced ex-special forces marine turned bounty hunter is prepared to bring them to justice.
Writer: Peter Hamilton & Scott Hamilton
Genre:
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A modern western with the type of character you build a franchise around. Mixing the idea of a classic fable with a fresh twist, big action, and a modest budget, makes this one incredibly attractive for those looking to launch a new character into a Summer blockbuster. Modern take on ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES.
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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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HEMINGWAY BOY

Logline: A fatherless copywriter uncovers a stash of immaculate love letters dated the year he was born, and postmarked from Key West and Havana, Cuba. Convinced he is Hemingway’s bastard love child, he travels down to Key West with his teenage son in tow to usurp his birthright.
Writer: Eric M. Brown
Genre: Comedy |
Representation: Signed with CAA – Chelsea ReedMatt Martin
Why you
should read:
The characters big and small, are so well developed, they walked right off the page and created this world around me as I read. The story is full of heart mixed beautifully with comedic and dramatic tone. SIDEWAYS meets LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE.
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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 | Comedy
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: Comedy
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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HYPERBARIC

Logline: A traumatized sailor must confront the fear that cut short his promising navy career, when he’s forced to pilot a homemade drug submarine.
Writer: Dominic Morgan & Matthew Harvey
Genre: Contained | |
Representation: Signed with: APA – David Saunders
Why you
should read:
This is a tight thriller almost completely set on a submarine. It’s tense and exciting, with a simple plot, interesting characters, this script never loses steam. TRAINING DAY meets DAS BOOT.
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INTRO TO CREATION

Logline: A comedic retelling of the Book of Genesis from the perspective that God is a 15-year-old misfit with no faith in himself and our world is his half-assed Introduction to Creation class project.
Writer: Adam Goldstein
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
Hands down, this is the most original and engaging comedy you will ever read. A hilarious look at the creation of the universe that perfectly mixes science, creationism, and a coming-of-age tale into a hilarious stoner comedy with heart. Yes, you read all of that right. The characters, concept, and comedy make this one of the most enjoyable, page-turning scripts you’ll ever read.
SUPERBAD meets THE BOOK OF GENESIS.
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JAGUAR’S FANG, THE

Logline: When contact with an expedition on the trail of a mythical treasure is mysteriously lost, a paratrooper, a gentleman thief, and an archeologist must join forces to save the missing people and the treasure, or risk losing them forever to the sinister forces bent on the same prize.
Writer: Mikko Tormala
Genre: | Adventure
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
This has a pulp adventure with some really solid genre conventions in place. The set pieces are rich and tonally consistent. Overall this is one solid read. INDIANA JONES meets THE MUMMY.
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KISS, THE

Logline: 15 years after a candid photo immortalized a moment of passion, two ex-lovers are reluctantly reunited to appear in an ad campaign that gives new meaning to the word “awkward.”
Writer: Susan Feehan
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A much-needed fresh take on the romantic comedy. With an original premise mixed with a perfect blend of tension and promiscuity, this script delivers in so many ways the genre has been lacking in years. Strong concept, hook, characters and storytelling bring us on an emotionally engaging ride, as we remember what it was we loved about the genre, and why strong characters were needed to bring us back to it in such a fun way. In the vein of THE PROPOSAL.
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MARLOWE

Logline: Based on a true story. African-American P.I. Sam Marlowe shows novice writer, Raymond Chandler the realities of detective work, juggling gangsters, corrupt politicians and movie star Jean Harlow to find out who is burning farms on the Arroyo Seco Canyon.
Writer: Louise Ransil
Genre: | | Noir
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
Snappy dialogue, mixed with some moments of sly humor showcase the writer’s ability of creating unique character’s with a high level of authenticity.This noir drama brings you into the world, populates it with rich characters as both our lead character and reader attempt to solve the mystery. L.A. CONFIDENTIAL meets CHINATOWN.
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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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MATRIARCH

Logline: A prison psychologist has just 48-hours to convince a serial killer to tell her the location of her final victim before she’s executed.
Writer: Eric Koenig
Genre:
Representation: Signed with Paradigm – David Boxerbaum
Signed with Benderspink – Daniel VangJake Wagner
Why you
should read:
 A fresh take on the serial killer genre with two great female characters going head to head. The characters are deep, motivated, and have some serious personal demons. In addition the story has twists, turns and edge-of-the-seat action. This is a smart thriller that has staying power. SILENCE OF THE LAMBS meets KISS THE GIRLS.
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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: |
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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MICKEY STANTON AND THE LEGIONS OF DARKNESS

Logline: When a commander of the underworld leads an unholy invasion to the surface, three lowly gas station attendants will battle his vile horde to stop them from wreaking havoc across the entire planet.
Writer: Robert Cornero
Genre: | Adventure | Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
This is an 80’s-monster movie enthusiast’s dream. Chock-full off great action, the writer’s abilities shine brightest in his crafting of characters and dialogue–both of which help set the overall tone of the world. This is an ode to some of our favorite monster movies of yesteryear. CLERKS meets ARMY OF DARKNESS. 
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NIGHT WITCHES, THE

Logline: With wood and canvas biplanes, no radio, no lights, and no parachutes, a Soviet squadron of all-female pilots became the Germans’ most feared opponents during WWII, one bomb at a time.
Writer: Steven Prowse
Genre: |
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
One of the most amazing true stories you’ve never heard of until now. Mix in an exceptionally well written script with a cast of strong female leads overcoming and kicking ass and this will inspire anyone who sees it. Rich characters, intense action, and real life drama will fuel this page turning tale on to everyone’s must read list. ENEMY AT THE GATES meets UNBROKEN.
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ONE FELL SWOOP

Logline: A self-centered divorce attorney’s life takes an unexpected turn when he is guilted into spending time with the family of a one night stand who died in a freak accident.
Writer: Greg Scharpf
Genre: Dark Comedy
Representation: Signed with Verve – Bill WeinsteinTanya Cohen
Signed with Industry Entertainment – Micah KlatzkerSteve Crawford
Why you
should read:
The absolute perfect blend of dark comedy and emotional self-discovery fill this incredibly unique tale. It’s got charm, laughs and sorrow. It’s one part Alexander Payne one part Jason Reitman. It knows where and how far to push the line. It’s a smartly written, character rich piece about how life’s most unexpected moments help us realize what’s really important.
UP IN THE AIR meets THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU.
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ONE MAN’S WORD

Logline: Based on a true story. An elite US Air Force pilot goes missing transporting a new state-of-the-art bomber across country. Written off as dead to family and friends, he stumbles into a Ranger’s Station fifty-five days later. The USAF labels him an American hero and their new poster boy, which leads to a bidding war for his exclusive story, an Ed Sullivan appearance, tossing out the first pitch at the World Series and parades. Then a simple statement by a rogue reporter creates one of America’s great military mysteries – pitting America against one man and his word.
Writer: David Schumacher
Genre:
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
The dialogue is well-structured and provides strong emotional beats. The characters are compelling and unique, and each one has a clear emotional journey as well as an overarching goal. What’s more, the story has a flawless structure that heightens the action, and creates an overall compelling read that shines. A FEW GOOD MEN meets THE FUGITIVE.
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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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PURE O

Logline: When a college student facing graduation starts suffering from uncontrollable violent thoughts, she becomes obsessed with finding out what they mean.
Writer: Kate Trefry
Genre: Coming-of-age | Dark Comedy
Representation: Signed with: UTA – Amanda HymsonKeya KhayatianTim Phillips
Signed with: Lee Stobby Entertainment – Lee Stobby
Why you
should read:
A wonderfully paced and constructed story, Pure O has a tone that feels appropriately dark, with a satisfyingly hopeful conclusion. The writing is impactful and engaging, with dialogue and characters that really stand out from the pack. GOOD WILL HUNTING meets BLACK SWAN.
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RECOLLECTING REMY

Logline: When a biographer desperately needs money to pay back a substantial loan, he must trigger the publication of his unreleased biography by finding and killing his subject and idol, a reclusive, ninety-one-year-old fantasy novelist.
Writer: Stacia Black & Matt Ferrone
Genre: Dark Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A charming story filled with strong characters with defined goals. The dialogue really shines as we’re taken on a fun and darkly comedic journey with some twists and turns along the way.
BARTON FINK meets LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE.
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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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SHADOWED, THE

Logline: An outlaw must team-up with a company of Texas Rangers to do battle with the resurrected ghosts of vengeful Navajo braves besieging an isolated border town… but to defeat the unearthly Dark Riders the outlaw will finally have to face up to his former misdeeds.
Writer: Ken Miller
Genre: Horror | Western
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Why you
should read:
It’ll definitely cater well to fans of genre-benders, with its fusion of Western and Supernatural elements. The horror elements are top-notch, and the overarching narrative will captivate audiences right up until its brutal and heart-breaking conclusion. UNFORGIVEN meets ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13.
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SHELBY SHERMAN OF SHERMANVILLE

Logline: A teenage girl wakes up after an accident in a fantastical land where she must clear her name of the crimes of her doppelganger.
Writer: Lisa Garvey
Genre: | Fantasy
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
One of the most enjoyable, fantastical, and yet frighteningly real spins on the fantasy tales mentioned above. With incredibly strong characters interwoven into a fresh spin on a familiar premise, this script successfully introduces it’s own mythology, while bringing you along on the adventure, and allowing us a look into our lead’s struggles to discover what is real in this world, and what may trap her here forever. WIZARD OF OZ meets ALICE IN WONDERLAND
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SHIVERS, THE

Logline: An angst-ridden half demon inadvertently possesses the girl of his dreams and must struggle to make amends while she struggles to take revenge.
Writer: Mike Van Waes
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Signed with ICM – Allie BerkowitzDoug Johnson
Why you
should read:
Front to back, one of the funniest, most clever, and well-written scripts you will read this year. With an enticing mix of horror, action, and comedy all in one enjoyable package, you’ll find yourself laughing and jumping as each page flies by. AMERICAN PIE  meets ROSEMARY’S BABY.
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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: | |
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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SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME

Logline: The lives of a lawyer-turned-gubernatorial candidate, a wrongly-imprisoned black farmer, and the first African-American Deputy U.S. Marshall are intertwined as they fight discrimination in the newly Emancipated South.
Writer: Jeanne Bowerman
Genre:
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
Based on a Pulitzer Prize Winning Book, this is a sharply written, compelling, and powerful. Those are just a few ways to describe this exceptionally well crafted script, which is layered with thrills, surprises, and a deep emotional pull to the characters which live inside of it. With surefire Oscar bait on the page, and on the screen, the story delivers in every way desired.
12 YEARS A SLAVE meets TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.
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SPY WHO TRIED TO STOP A WAR, THE

Logline: The remarkable true story of Katharine Gun, a woman who stood up to her government and the US in defense of the truth about the war in Iraq.
Writer: Gregory Berstein & Sara Bernstein
Genre: |
Representation: Signed with Original Artists – Jordan Bayer
Why you
should read:
Based on a gripping true story, this script is a near perfect example of its genre and with the right elements could easily be seen drawing in crowds for this political nail biter.
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STALKING MONICA BELLUCCI

Logline: A 20-something loser infatuated with Monica Bellucci recruits his fantasy’s doppelganger to help him finally meet the Italian movie star of his dreams.
Writer: Brendan Gore
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Why you
should read:
Hands down, one of the most unique, and quirky journeys you’ll read this year. With a perfect blending of its unorthodox premise, with side-splitting comedy, and more than one of those ‘should I be laughing at this’ moments, you can’t help but fall in love with this script. It’s incredibly original, irreverent, unpredictable, and ultimately, in the end, the kind of heartwarming tale you’ve been hoping Hollywood would make for years. PUNCH DRUNK LOVE meets HOTEL CHEVALIER.
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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: |
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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STRICKEN, THE

Logline: An unpopular young sheriff discovers an abandoned train stalled, robbed, and teeming with leprous undead and must pursue the charismatic bandit who carries both the stolen loot… and a deadly germ.
Writer: Robert Pilkington
Genre: Horror | | Western
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A fun, fresh spin on a western that seamlessly mixes genres. With well-established characters, goals, and motivations it’s an easy and entertaining read. This script will keep you interested and provides a unique storyline of how a small town sheriff in the west must stop a possible global pandemic. All this while keeping up the thrills and chills of a horror film along the way.
TRUE GRIT meets CABIN FEVER.
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THIRD WHEEL, THE

Logline: While it seems like every single bitch they went to high school with is now living ‘happily-ever-after’, two thirty-something best friends put marriage, kids and mortgages on hold in order to chase a different dream – writing the next big novel craze a la Twilight or Fifty Shades of Grey… However, with their chance of success fading as fast as their looks, their close bond is fractured when one of them panics and falls for ‘Mr. Right Now’.
Writer: Matthew James Kinmonth
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
In the vein of BRIDESMAIDS, it’s got fresh, fun and dynamic characters, and dialogue which is absolutely spot-on. The comedy is smart and energetic, and fun for a broad demographic. BRIDESMAIDS meets I LOVE YOU, MAN.
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TRANQUILITY BASE

Logline: When a global disaster strikes Earth, fifteen astronauts fight to secure a spot in a moon base only designed to support six.
Writer: Daniel Turkewitz
Genre: |
Representation: Signed with APA – David Saunders
Signed with Energy Entertainment – Brooklyn Weaver
Why you
should read:
An extremely compelling story with tons of heart-pounding action sequences. It’s a big budget tentpole with the kinds of set pieces that keep audiences at the edge of their seats. LORD OF THE FLIES meets 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY.
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TREES OF PEACE

Logline: Centers on four women trapped in a small underground room fighting for their survival during the Rwandan Genocide. A heart wrenching true story of how these strangers formed an unbreakable bond over three months of captivity.
Writer: Alanna Brown
Genre: |
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
A taut thriller that never pulls a punch as you spend close to 3 months in a cramped cellar with four women during the Rwandan massacre. This is a tense and emotional movie. Presenting moral issues, real life drama, suspense, and a constant feeling of claustrophobia, this story never stops posing questions on humanity and morality. A compelling story about surviving a real-life horror. HOTEL RWANDA meets PANIC ROOM.
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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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UNDER THE BORRACHERO TREE

Logline: A man who wakes up with nothing but the clothes on his back and no memory of the last 48 hours, and must use his criminal connections to find his missing Drug Lord brother, and hunt down the people who stole his money and his free will.
Writer: Scott Waldvogel & Matt DeMartini
Genre: |
Representation: Currently unrepresented.
Why you
should read:
With an incredibly strong sense of world, sharp dialogue, and an original  story that explores an intriguing mystery, this script will keep the pages turning. Each scene methodically unravels a little more about the main character as we uncover fragments of his shadowed past. With grounded action and story, this is a fresh perspective on the gang/drug genre with a powerful lead and palpable tension. TAKEN meets MEMENTO.
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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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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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