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Result #1
Charityby  Tina Louzon
Date Posted: 17 Feb 2020
After accidentally donating a box of sex toys to the local church, a religiously conflicted lesbian couple must figure out a way to get them back before Sunday sermon in the morning.

Genre: Gay/Lesbian
8 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #2
Charityby  Tina Louzon
Date Posted: 17 Feb 2020
After accidentally donating a box of sex toys to the local church, a religiously conflicted lesbian couple must figure out a way to get them back before Sunday sermon in the morning.

Genre: Comedy
8 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #3
Grady's Questby  Doug J Robbins
Date Posted: 16 Feb 2020
A Leprechaun goes on a journey to stop an evil warlock.

Genre: Animation
4 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #4
Possumby  Lyndal Simpson
Date Posted: 15 Feb 2020
A lonely widow gets more than she bargained for when she brings a stray cat home from the cemetery.

Genre: Suspense/Thriller
15 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #5
Santa Soldierby  David Hooker
Date Posted: 15 Feb 2020
Three US ARMY SPECIAL FORCES MEMBERS dress up as a undercover Santa to fight off the terrorist who kidnapped the missing kids but the missing kids are wondering when their daddy coming home from the war so SANTA SOLDIER rescue the missing Kids before it is too late

Genre: Family
26 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #6
DEADLY RECALLby  Ellen Zepp
Date Posted: 14 Feb 2020
Having no memories of the life he is living, a man unknowingly puts himself in danger when he starts to remember the life he really lived.

Genre: Suspense/Thriller
12 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #7
DEADLY RECALLby  Ellen Zepp
Date Posted: 14 Feb 2020
Having no memories of the life he is living, a man unknowingly puts himself in danger when he starts to remember the life he really lived.

Genre: Drama
12 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #8
DEADLY RECALLby  Ellen Zepp
Date Posted: 14 Feb 2020
Having no memories of the life he is living, a man unknowingly puts himself in danger when he starts to remember the life he really lived.

Genre: Crime/Murder/Mystery
12 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #9
Road Tripby  Linda Gould
Date Posted: 14 Feb 2020
At a small-town college, several senior women are discussing their prospects for getting dates for their final Homecoming dance, hopefully to be followed by marriage proposals. Imogene, blown off by her unreliable boyfriend, is weeping and moaning until her wild roommate, Sara, saves the day. Sara proposes a trip to New York City to bring back her brother's rock band, expelled two years before, to play at the dance.

Genre: Romantic Comedy
8 pages
Cast Size: 7+ Main/Supporting Roles
Result #10
Big Manby  Susan Turley
Date Posted: 14 Feb 2020
True colors shine in a small Midwest town when 450 pound Larry “Big Man” Jones, and his bigot father, Pops, are forced to confront the new family that's moved next door. Contest winner - PAGE and Holly Shorts

Genre: Drama
16 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #11
Hal's Halloweenby  Doug J Robbins
Date Posted: 14 Feb 2020
A prankster Scarecrow awakens on Halloween to revel in the splendor of the holiday

Genre: Animation
2 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #12
Destinyby  Laura Lewis-Barr
Date Posted: 13 Feb 2020
A woman, eager for love, waits in an astrologer's office, seeking advice. From an award-winning screenwriter -- this "talky" script will require and could be a great showcase for two great actors.

Genre: Romantic Comedy
19 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #13
The Day from Hellby  Tina Louzon
Date Posted: 13 Feb 2020
After undergoing a series of chaotic events – like getting held hostage at a grocery store – a mild-mannered schoolteacher must use all of his wits to make it through the day in one piece.

Genre: Action/Adventure
8 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #14
Deb & Joanby  Isaac Rathbone
Date Posted: 13 Feb 2020
About to embark on a dangerous mission, a curious android discovers that she is in love with a human scientist. She must confess her love before being rocketed into the loneliness of deep space.

Genre: Sci-Fi
20 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #15
Whiteoutby  Eric Borden
Date Posted: 13 Feb 2020
Three blue collar Bostonians set out for what they thought was an easy score. They find they're not the only ones keeping score at the abandoned Fort Enoch Mental Hospital.

Genre: Horror
11 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #16
The Day from Hellby  Tina Louzon
Date Posted: 13 Feb 2020
After undergoing a series of chaotic events – like getting held hostage at a grocery store – a mild-mannered schoolteacher must use all of his wits to make it through the day in one piece.

Genre: Comedy
8 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #17
Sometimes the Monsters Get Hungryby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2020
On the last day of the carnival, young Billy Slater waits outside as his sister and her boyfriend enter a haunted house. As he studies the ticket-taker and hears strange sounds from inside, he begins to think something isn't quite right about this particular attraction. His fears are soon realized. * (Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Horror
10 pages
Result #18
Flowers on a Saturdayby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2020
An elderly man and woman cross paths while visiting the graves of their departed spouses. Sparks don't exactly fly, but sometimes a simple connection is enough. * (1 location, 2 actors. Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Drama
8 pages
Result #19
Raven Pointby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2020
Hoping to soothe his troubled soul, a backpacker embarks on a journey to a remote wilderness area, but his plans to be alone are thwarted when he encounters a girl who's on a similar journey. * (1 location, 2 actors. Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for my credits.)

Genre: Drama
10 pages
Result #20
Sarah Takes a Frolicby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2020
During her lunch break, an uptight business woman who's having a bad day decides to go for a frolic in a field. But unfortunately, she has never frolicked before and can't quite get the hang of it. (1 location, 2 characters, minimal dialogue. See IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Comedy
5 pages
Result #21
Balancing Actby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2020
Odell Jenkins quit his job, went into the wilderness and began stacking rocks, but little did he know that this would lead to a cult following -- and the eventual sport of rock balancing. Now he must deal with fame, space aliens and a wife who doesn't like rocks. * (Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Comedy
13 pages
Result #22
I Swear Inc.by  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2020
Since 1959, a secret company has existed whose main purpose is to place one curse word into the English vocabulary every year -- in order to keep the language thriving and on the cutting edge. This year, however, there's only two days left until deadline and the company still hasn't found the right curse word.

Genre: Comedy
5 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #23
Woodby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2020
A lonely man falls in love with a tree. But can they live happily ever after? (No dialogue. Inspired by the silent films of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. Award-winning writer; see IMDB for credits.)

Genre: Comedy
5 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #24
The Ghost of Thurman Chesterfieldby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2020
While trick-or-treating on Halloween night, young Daniel Taylor catches a glimpse of the town's sinister old undertaker -- and turns out to be the last person to see him alive. Forty years later on Halloween night, Daniel receives a visit from what appears to be the undertaker's ghost, who may need Daniel's help. (In the vein of The Twilight Zone.)

Genre: Horror
12 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #25
MAGNANIMOUSby  Doug Ross
Date Posted: 11 Feb 2020
A young thoroughly distressed married couple from a long ago era decide their future together at a soda shop, then unknowingly have this insightful decision bestowed upon a young couple whose marriage is in dire straits two generations later.

Genre: Drama
18 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #26
Twelve Full Moonsby  Eric Borden
Date Posted: 10 Feb 2020
On the eve of his departure from New York to attend school in Jerusalem, a bookish young Jewish boy with a budding interest in a street-smart Indian girl gets lessons on family, duty, and love.

Genre: Drama
11 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #27
A Valentine's Day Mysteryby  Doug J Robbins
Date Posted: 09 Feb 2020
The Love Buggy has been stolen and Detective Stern has to solve the case or Valentine's Day Parade will be ruined

Genre: Animation
2 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #28
Ned & Boomerby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Ep 1 - The Hoedowners: Good ol' boys Ned and Boomer decide to plan a hoedown. Ep. 2 - Butt Sweat: Ned reveals that he can predict the weather based on how much his butt cheeks sweat. Ep 3 - Lake of Dreams: Ned and Boomer go fishing, but little do they know that a strange meteorite has fallen into the lake -- and this day all of their fishing dreams shall come true.

Genre: Comedy
4 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #29
2020: The End of Daysby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 07 Feb 2020
An old man finds a disturbing videotape which shows a remote wooded area and a secret meeting of mythical creatures -- a meeting which predicts the grim future of mankind.

Genre: Horror
8 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #30
Proofby  Ellen Zepp
Date Posted: 06 Feb 2020
When a man's young son dies, he loses his faith, but God reopens his eyes in a most unusual way.

Genre: Drama
5 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #31
Days of Gloryby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Feb 2020
A sidewalk shoeshine man touches the life of a hopeless customer. (1 location, 2 actors. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Drama
8 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #32
In Search of the Party Galsby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Eager to make his first ever documentary, a bumbling wannabe filmmaker visits a remote area in search of a mythical lesbian superhero team known as the Party Gals. (Mockumentary)

Genre: Other
12 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #33
Phoebeby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Feb 2020
While backpacking alone in a remote forest, a young man encounters a mysterious girl who seems too good to be true. (Suspense/horror. 1 location, 2 actors. Award-winning screenwriter, see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Horror
7 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #34
Hay feverby  Mark
Date Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Bruce wants to confess a mistake. His friend Adrian can't stop sneezing for long enough to hear it.

Genre: Comedy
3 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #35
Daggersby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 04 Feb 2020
A man sits beside a woman on a park bench to eat his lunch, but he gradually scoots away from her. When the offended woman questions his actions, it leads to a series of bitter insults which arouses them both. (1 location, 3 actors. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Comedy
7 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #36
The Cormorantby  Mark Konik
Date Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Tamara is holidaying with her mother in a remote part of the coast, but wants to be anywhere else. She decides to explore the beach and finds a new friend who is far from what she seems.

Genre: Animation
7 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #37
HONEY BEARby  TJ O
Date Posted: 02 Feb 2020
He stole her innocence. But now she's in the driver's seat... A micro short revenge-thriller.

Genre: Suspense/Thriller
4 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #38
Medusa Melrose: Drag Queen Hypnotistby  Dexter E. Williams
Date Posted: 01 Feb 2020
A flamboyant Hollywood-bound drag queen hypnotist gets stranded in a small New York town and befriends a family whose teenage daughter is an aspiring hypnotist.

Genre: Comedy
30 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #39
By The Window It Stirredby  Doug J Robbins
Date Posted: 29 Jan 2020
Toni thinks she is alone with her cat, Raven, on Christmas Eve. Toni is wrong.

Genre: Suspense/Thriller
2 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #40
Midlifeby  Matt Ashe III
Date Posted: 28 Jan 2020
A devoted husband’s impulsive visit to a massage parlor ensnares him in a high stakes political conspiracy.

Genre: Drama
41 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
 
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