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When princess meets pauper, Grace and Heather soon realize that though they come from different stations in life, they're more alike than first imagined.
A tormented boy wants to be a dancer, but his past eventually catches up with him.
A talkshow host faces danger when a guest attacks a haunted doll.
A deaf, mentally challenged teenager of local hay merchants reaches his boiling point unnoticed.
Five mini-vignettes show ordinary people's hopes and fears and paint a backdrop to the day of the Arrival when Mankind meets aliens for the first time.
After a rancher’s serendipitous encounter with an enchanting farm woman, he hears bits of her prayers telepathically weeks before her tragic disappearance.
A scientist hoping to be the one to invent time travel instead finds himself stuck in one moment in time, with no way to get out.
When a young outcast gets an interview for a sought-after position, he must endure a long time in the waiting-room where the test truly begins.
Four kids find an old manor house to have a seance, only to stumble instead upon the first attempt at time travel, with disastrous consequences.
Caleb Hughes is responsible for the deaths of two women. The first in 2004; the second, fifteen years later, in 1985. (Awarded second place in the 2018 Rod Serling Scriptwriting Competition)
Hoka Key: Zac King Series
After hundreds of years of persecution, North American Native Indians are united by a single voice. Tala Whitecloud, guided by a powerful ancient spiritual force, clashes with Big Oil and redefines Native Americans destiny.
Demolition workers find an antique wall telephone on a job site. Try as they might, they can't remove the disconnected telephone. Then, it rings and the calls are long distance, very long distance. The voices on the other end are dead parents.
Note: Small cast; single location.
Following a trail of highway murders on “The Corridor of Death” moto-journalist Zac King and beautiful undercover CSS agent reveal an international kidnapping/organ-harvesting conspiracy orchestrated by a shadow government abducting thousands daily.
When businessman Ronald takes a seat on a park bench, he simply wishes to enjoy his brown paper bag lunch in peace. But when his banana rings like a phone, he answers it and receives a message that turns his life upside down. (Surreal sci-fi/fantasy. 2 locations, small cast. See IMDB for my credits.)
What would you do if you realize your kid is an E.T.?
An introspective, vivisected, and respected ghost, Jack, rallies his zany ghoul graveyard compadres to help two socially inept humans fall in love. As the romance builds between the fleshies a secret from Jack’s past forces him to choose between his existence as a ghost and the last thing that connects him to the human world.
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Jacob wakes up and finds himself in an unknown room, watched by an old man. Sit down, you're dead, the old man says. After accepting the surreal of the situation he is in, Jacob has to relive certain parts of his life through memory in order to please the old man and continue his journey in the afterlife. He tells a story of a cult, violence, broken family and the horrible outcome of love.
A mean-spirited cheerleader must find and reverse the cause of her sudden rapid aging before it’s too late.
A man finds a small device with the number 142 on it. No one seems to know what it is, but he quickly finds out
A guy is caught up in a drug-induced existential dramedy when he discovers he's at the very edge of dying.
DYING: a perfect etude to showcase ones directorial chops.
After witnessing his partner killing an innocent black man on the street a spineless Sheriff has to write a report. He could describe the incident as self-defence or he could write what really happened. As he is trying to find a way out of this dilemma, he is confronted with a merciless detective, who shows him the painful consequences of a false testimony, by setting up a sinister game about truth and justice.
A young woman obsessed with the idea of true love ends up falling in love with a lottery winner who has no real meaning in his life
A seemingly innocuous conversation between a solitary writer and a stranger about a movie plot could alter humanity forever.
SUDDEN DEATH, A GOLF STORY-
Sudden Death, a golf story, is narrated in conspiratorial tones by retired British Ryder cup player Peter Ageless, the ultimate golfing insider.
During a seemingly endless stream of gin and tonics in the members bar of the Royal and Ancient he relates the cautionary tale of a husband and wife professional golfers who seemingly couldn't fly any higher.
Professional and personal rivalries dictated only one course ( shocking pun).
Story of a 9 year old kid's imagination, screenplay of the 9 year old as a middle aged man talking about his past.
After discovering that her wealthy husband has been cheating on her, a housewife asks her maid to do the unthinkable: kill him.
An old man with a fading memory receives his old high school yearbook. Looking at the pictures in the yearbook takes him back to his high school days, literally. When his vital signs cease, the nursing home staff calls the funeral home, but the man is missing and the granddaughter who visited him and the aide who took care of him may or may not have existed.
After her best friend REBECCA commits suicide, girl genius JOANIE attempts to recreate her through a computer program. (4 characters, 1 location)
Pleased with their hard-won suceess in the complete illimitation of cybercrime, FBI agents celebrate, until the unconsisable happens:
a rouge scientist demonstrates that television and the recording of visual imagery are both ubiquitous in nature, and plans to
reveal his discovery to the world - removing all aspects of privacy - unless his impossible demands are met.
In the process of burying a time capsule, two young people find a strange box with a metal object inside, that changes their future forever.
A dead husband longs to be reunited with his wife, only to learn he wasn’t the only one waiting.
Michael Jackson thinks somebody's watching him, and goes and sees his psychiatrist Doctor Frasier Crane to get to the root problem.
(N.B. Even though this is a bit of fun. The character names can be changed.)
A man finds that he is living two lives at once. Each one takes place in the dreams of the other, and he doesn’t know which one if either is real.
Justin Trudeau’s life saved, & WW3 barely staved off under everyone’s noses, in a scarily feasible dark comedy, where PhD sensor expert survives her family’s car bombing & “ghost hologram” harassment to detect assassin drones, Cuban-style brain attacks, & impending medical emergencies using REAL HANDHELD TECHNOLOGY that can be marketed to viewers. Works in parallel w/ koala'd Hugh Jackman’s hacking wiz daughter Ava, whose secrets jeopardize all.
An innocent actress, wanting to understand her "character" more fluently, secretly goes undercover, joining a dangerous sex trafficking organization.
Lia and Warren’s marriage is failing. In a final attempt to save it they assume different characters and met up at a bar as strangers. This fails to fix their problems and they start making plans for alternate living arrangements. Then they meet a talking cat, named Lou, who may have the answers that they are looking for.
Genre: Romantic Comedy
A star ship of advanced aliens who can appear as tiny lights or in humanoid form are horrified by how miserably Earthlings treat each other..They undertake an intervention to improve human behavior by teaching the populace how to deal more kindly with each other; and demonstrating by their own kindness and self sacrifice how the Earthlings ought to behave. Against a background of brutal murder, betrayal and.lies, the aliens finally make a difference.
A young boy in an 1880's village discovers that he actually lives in a museum exhibit.
Karma has a way of punishing those who mistreat animals.
A young man spends a passionate night with a young woman, then struggles to persuade her to give him a second chance.
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