Browsing: YOUNG ADULT
Logline: An impoverished young woman is accepted into the prestigious academy deep in space where Earth trains its warriors to fight off alien invasions.
Norah has agoraphobia and OCD. When groceries are left on the porch, she can’t step out to get them. Struggling to snag the bags with a stick, she meets Luke. He’s sweet and funny, and he just caught her fishing for groceries. Because of course he did. Norah can’t leave the house, but can she let someone in?
Logline: After moving to Singapore following her father’s death, a teenage girl gets kidnapped by aliens and brought to an elite military academy in space. Upon discovering that her father founded the school years earlier, she unravels a web of secrets and gets dragged into an intergalactic conflict.
Logline: When a teenager discovers his baby sister has super powers, he and his best friend become her babysitters and sidekicks. They soon learn that saving people is not as easy as it seems, and that their whole world has been turned upside down.
Logline: In a world where everyone works for one of three major corporations who control their employees’ lives with virtual reality eyewear, a teenage girl joins a rebellion after she is caught up in a terrorist attack against her corporation.
Logline: While coping with the tragic death of a friend, a teenager tries to piece together her fractured memories of that fateful night, and soon discovers that she’s actually a witch and that her friend was killed in an act of dangerous black magic. Now it is up to her and her newfound coven to stop the vengeful spirit they mistakenly released.
Logline: After an invasion by violent insect-like creatures that carry a dangerous disease, a teenage fisherman from North Carolina faces the challenge of her life when she is hired by one of the infected to escort him along the Atlantic coast to Baltimore.
Logline: After the untimely death of the most popular girl in her class, a teenage nobody takes her shot and gets the lead in the school’s production of The Crucible, only to find that the subject matter brings forward her own latent magical abilities.
Logline: Three young women – a contrarian, a goth, and a hacker – would rather be teenagers than superheroes.
Logline: In a post-apocalyptic future, a disease has swept the world, killing much of the population and leaving some of the survivors unnaturally ruthless and bloodthirsty. A teen born into slavery to these evil masters meets a mysterious girl whose biology might hold the key to curing the disease, and they set out to save humanity, both from the plague and from its own darkest impulses.
Logline: A group of wealthy high school students volunteer with the Bay Area Search & Rescue Unit, risking their own lives to save people lost in the wilderness, all the while navigating the no-less-difficult pressures of high school.
Logline: A young woman and her best friend, both of whom possess magical abilities, struggle to make ends meet while on the run from an assassin who targets those with powers, including her family.
Logline: A young boy reeling from the death of his parents, for which he feels guilty despite having no memory of the accident, is sent to a fantastical, futuristic rehabilitation center, but he soon suspects there’s something more sinister at play.
Logline: When her best friend dies in a tragic accident, and immediately comes back, a teenage girl is just happy to have her BFF returned. Until boys start turning up dead, ravaged by a creature both terrifying and familiar, and now it’s up to her to save herself and her best friend from an ancient evil that threatens them all.
Logline: When a teen learns she has the power to control fire on her 16th birthday, she must move to a special Academy that will teach her control over her new gift. While there, she discovers that there’s more too the Academy’s altruism than meets the eye, and her and her new friends need a way out.
In early December, we’re releasing the 2016 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the 2010 Hit List writers — where they’ve been, and where they are now.
The story is set in 2049 when climate change has taken the best of Earth with coastal flooding and overpopulation. A group of radicals known as the Wolfpack make a mission to overthrow the government to to take control and it is up to a young woman named Eden to bring them down.
After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy retreats into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory — even if it means traveling the globe, alone. Suzy’s achingly heartfelt journey explores life, death, the astonishing wonder of the universe… and the potential for love and hope right next door.