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Result #201
The Fireby  Zach Landis
Date Posted: 09 Jun 2019
A man's hate for confrontation is tested when his house catches fire.

Genre: Drama
5 pages
Result #202
The Friendshipby  Zach Landis
Date Posted: 09 Jun 2019
Two men meet up to hang out but realize they aren't actually friends at all.

Genre: Drama
4 pages
Result #203
The Partyby  Zach Landis
Date Posted: 09 Jun 2019
A strange man has trouble fitting in at a party but soon realizes it's because he's the most normal one there.

Genre: Drama
5 pages
Result #204
Us Without the Humanby  Zach Landis
Date Posted: 09 Jun 2019
A man and woman contradict each other as they discover what it takes to be human.

Genre: Drama
5 pages
Result #205
Wacky and Wonkyby  Zach Landis
Date Posted: 09 Jun 2019
A man and woman who aren't getting along try to get into their house even though it won't let them. They discover they must mend their ways to get in.

Genre: Drama
5 pages
Result #206
The Noiseby  Zach Landis
Date Posted: 09 Jun 2019
A man becomes infatuated with a noise and slowly loses his mind as it deteriorates his relationship with his girlfriend.

Genre: Drama
4 pages
Result #207
The Homeby  Steven Cross
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
When she was young, Gladys gave up a child for adoption, but now that she is in a nursing home, that child is going after her money, but in an ironic twist, he finds that he can't touch it.

Genre: Drama
22 pages
Result #208
Lenaby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
While backpacking alone in a remote forest, a young man encounters a mysterious girl who seems too good to be true. (1 location, 2 actors. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for credits.)

Genre: Suspense/Thriller
7 pages
Result #209
Arnie & the Queen of the Untamed Forestby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
An awkward, lonely neat freak decides to loosen up, get out of the house and seek out a companion, but unfortunately he's looking for love in all the wrong places. (Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Romantic Comedy
15 pages
Result #210
Dead Can Danceby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
A zombie desires to dance like his hero, Fred Astaire. But first he must find a willing teacher. (Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Musical
10 pages
Result #211
The Big Digby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Pete once heard that if you dig a hole far enough you will end up in China. So one day he takes a shovel and decides to find out for himself. (Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Comedy
4 pages
Result #212
Nature Freaksby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
When Mother Nature becomes sick due to pollution, she summons a tornado and commands it to deliver five nature-loving helpers: a meerkat, cactus, rock, dragonfly, and a young boy named Bucky. (Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Animation
6 pages
Result #213
Somberville Paradeby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
While passing through a small town during their vacation, two parents are excited to take their son to his very first parade. But little do they know that this particular event is known as the "World's Saddest Parade" and will scar them for life. (Dark comedy/experimental. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Other
5 pages
Result #214
The King of Hailby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
A young girl finds a seashell and holds it to her ear, expecting to hear peaceful ocean waves. Instead she hears Mother Nature's disappointing son, who's filling in for his busy mother. (Comic fable. 1 location, 2 actors. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Family
8 pages
Result #215
The Final Daysby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
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. (Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Fantasy
7 pages
Result #216
The Park Rangerby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 06 Jun 2019
It's Dave's first day as a park ranger, and he's super excited to defend Mother Nature. Unfortunately he's a bit harsh as he confronts an innocent birdwatcher, a wayward hacky sack player and a pair of tree huggers. (Comic adventure. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Action/Adventure
10 pages
Result #217
Back In The Gameby  Adrian Milnes
Date Posted: 05 Jun 2019
A gangster has to track down his boss's son-in-law, a compulsive gambler.

Genre: Crime/Murder/Mystery
12 pages
Result #218
TEISHAby  Howard Tubbs
Date Posted: 04 Jun 2019
A girl falls for her boyfriends best friend.

Genre: Drama
28 pages
Result #219
LEGENDSby  Robert Brandsma
Date Posted: 04 Jun 2019
In a mythical world, a father and his children avenge the death of the mother. As they combat a band of murderous soldiers with magic, they will sacrifice everything for vengeance.

Genre: Fantasy
8 pages
Result #220
Suit of Steelby  Simon Parker
Date Posted: 03 Jun 2019
When his daughter is kidnapped a museum worker steals and wears a suit of amour to get her back.

Genre: Action/Adventure
7 pages
Result #221
We don't only learn with our headsby  Hevesi Mihály
Date Posted: 03 Jun 2019
A home school teacher has to mobilize all his creativity to teach Otto - 9 years old boy - the basics of reading, writing and counting. Thanks to his work with the boy, the young teacher discovers unusual ways to teach.

Genre: Drama
9 pages
Result #222
Country Girls Can Surviveby  Wes Laurie
Date Posted: 02 Jun 2019
Two teen girls go to jump in the creek and accidentally jump into being the first line of defense against an alien invasion. * a fun short for someone with some FX capabilities/CGI/creatures*

Genre: Sci-Fi
10 pages
Result #223
Amairaby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
A Hollywood screenwriter stops at a café in a rural area whose owner is an eccentric clairvoyant who claims her husband is going to kill her.

Genre: Crime/Murder/Mystery
10 pages
Result #224
Where's Blackie?by  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
A private eye questions a brassy chorine about her husband who's on the lam.

Genre: Crime/Murder/Mystery
10 pages
Result #225
Screech Owlsby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
An eighteen year-old girl with dreams of a better life stands up to her abusive, ignorant father.

Genre: Crime/Murder/Mystery
10 pages
Result #226
Soda Fountain: December 7, 1942by  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
Eight high schoolers confabulate about their life and times.

Genre: Other
10 pages
Result #227
The Ford Paralysisby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
A brother and a sister suffer from a mysterious affliction passed down on their mother's side that can mimic and even cause death.

Genre: Horror
10 pages
Result #228
Don't Go Through the Parkby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
A twelve-year old and her little sister cut through a dark park on Halloween.

Genre: Horror
10 pages
Result #229
The Trailby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
A couple hiking in the High Sierra come upon a terrified hiker who claims the trail they are on leads to the End of the Earth.

Genre: Horror
10 pages
Result #230
A Red Glow of Neonby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
Gladys Baker, who's taken her baby Norma Jean (the future Marilyn Monroe) from her foster family for a visit, makes dinner for the baby's father in her Hollywood apartment.

Genre: Drama
10 pages
Result #231
The Riverby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
Three working-class teenage girls and a ten-year old boy hike down to a river where they discover the bodies of a drowned mother and child.

Genre: Drama
10 pages
Result #232
The Pinocchio Aspirationby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
After their owner is killed, four avatars, now secretly transformed into androids, move into his condo as they begin to discover the joy of human life.

Genre: Sci-Fi
10 pages
Result #233
Meteoriteby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
A physicist and his son meet a woman at the Meteor Crater in Arizona who claims she found the extraordinary meteorite that is in the trunk of her car.

Genre: Sci-Fi
10 pages
Result #234
Moonstonesby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
A doctor and his wife, looking for moonstones on an isolated beach, come upon a strange woman who is badly injured.

Genre: Sci-Fi
10 pages
Result #235
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
Four old, crotchety Jewish comedians confabulate about their life and times while commenting on the rising star of a young Jewish comic from Brooklyn.

Genre: Comedy
10 pages
Result #236
Shorty Mortyby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
In 1945 Hollywood, an obnoxious talent agent loves an actress client who loathes him.

Genre: Comedy
10 pages
Result #237
Two Old-Timersby  Michael L. Fawcett
Date Posted: 31 May 2019
When a fading film star fails to recognize a hack screenwriter who once wrote for him, the screenwriter exacts a clever revenge. An adaptation of the Pat Hobby short story "Two Old-Timers" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Genre: Comedy
10 pages
Result #238
Feed Geeseby  Steven Burton
Date Posted: 30 May 2019
Alan observes and feeds geese as a backdrop to face the truth of his sexuality.

Genre: Gay/Lesbian
14 pages
Result #239
A Shaolin Taleby  Rory Lawie
Date Posted: 29 May 2019
A street kid’s single mother picks up an old high-school flame on his release from prison; his menacing cellmate, released the same morning, turns their lives upside down. (I had a very specific vision for this story in regards to character, culture and location, but I could've wrote this in any setting really; it may work as a writing sample.)

Genre: Crime/Murder/Mystery
37 pages
Result #240
A Shaolin Taleby  Rory Lawie
Date Posted: 29 May 2019
A street kid’s single mother picks up an old high-school flame on his release from prison; his menacing cellmate, released the same morning, turns their lives upside down. (I had a very specific vision for this story in regards to character, culture and location, but I could've wrote this in any setting really; it may work as a writing sample.)

Genre: Drama
37 pages
 
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