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Result #321
The Rhinoceros Chroniclesby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
When businessman Ronald takes a seat on a park bench, he simply wishes to enjoy his lunch in peace. But when his banana rings like a phone, he answers it and receives a message that turns his life upside down. (Sci-Fi/Comedy/Surrealism. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Sci-Fi
7 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #322
Suzie & Santa Get Realby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
On Christmas Eve, a little girl wakes to find Santa rummaging through her refrigerator. After scolding him about his diet, she proceeds to grill him about reindeer, elves, bad gifts and other curiosities, and soon develops a new understanding about Christmas. Santa, meanwhile, gets a dose of reality himself – and perhaps a new friend. (1 location. Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Comedy
8 pages
Result #323
Alive Again... Sort ofby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Unfulfilled by the zombie lifestyle, one of the walking dead leaves his tribe and spends a day at the park finding joy and meaning in nature. (Comic Adventure. 1 location, minimal dialgoue. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Action/Adventure
5 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #324
Tamaquaby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Two fishermen venture deep into the woods to a secluded lake where they hope to catch the big one. Instead, they encounter a mysterious creature known as Tamaqua. (1 location, 3 actors. Award-winning screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Horror
11 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #325
The Urbanitesby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Four hipsters pack their lunch and excitedly head into the woods for their first ever picnic. Unfortunately, it all goes very, very wrong. (1 location. Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Comedy
17 pages
Result #326
The King of Hailby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
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 #327
Z-Townby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
When the letter Z is set to be removed from the alphabet, several brave residents of Z-Town -- including Zack, Zebra, Zucchini and Zipper -- must prove that Z is essential. (Award-winning screenwriter & journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Animation
5 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #328
The Big Digby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
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. (Comic adventure. Award-winning screenwriter and journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Action/Adventure
5 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #329
Jasper + Mimi Foreverby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
The curious tale of Jasper and Mimi, two freakish outcasts who are madly in love and want to have a baby. (1 location, 2 actors. Award-winning screenwriter and journalist; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Romantic Comedy
5 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #330
State of the Universeby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
A chronic sleepwalker awakens in his pajamas deep in the woods. While trying to find his way home, he stumbles upon a secret "State of the Universe" picnic attended by Jesus, Satan, Mother Nature, the U.S. President, Santa Claus, and a special guest from another planet. (1 location.)

Genre: Comedy
12 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #331
Kick-Ass Picnicby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Neal and Amy meet up for their first date -- a relaxing picnic in the woods. But their tranquility is soon thwarted by spoiled meat, skin rashes, a sad song, and lots of blood. (1 location, 3 actors)

Genre: Romantic Comedy
7 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #332
The Ghost of Thurman Chesterfieldby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 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 #333
Momby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
A woman looks out her kitchen window and sees her long dead mother standing in the garden. But what is she doing? And why has she come back? (1 location, 2 actors)

Genre: Horror
1 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #334
The Putt Putt Preacherby  Jason K. Allen
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
The story of Father Ralph Mahony, a gentle man of the cloth when behind the church podium but a take-no-prisoners warrior on the putt putt course. (Finalist, Best Short Screenplay, Nashville Film Festival. Award-winning journalist & screenwriter; see IMDB for writer's credits.)

Genre: Comedy
10 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #335
Have Time For A Chat?by  Clara Mitchell
Date Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Meet Clara, Matt, Humpty, and The Mad Chatter as they discover the answer to life's dilemmas. The four are visited by a bright light with a voice that guides them to their answer. They can only find this answer through interacting with each other as they face their insecurities, fears, struggles, weaknesses and strengths.

Genre: Animation
45 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #336
Champagne and Cakeby  Adrian Moss
Date Posted: 16 Nov 2020
Michael is kind, pleasant and 75 on Tuesday. To celebrate, he's taking champagne and cake to his 3 best friends...or is he?

Genre: Crime/Murder/Mystery
12 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #337
Rise of the Messiahby  Simon Parker
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2020
An evangelical preacher looks to find a new wife who will birth him a son. A son he believes shall be the second coming of Jesus Christ.

Genre: Drama
6 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #338
Medusa Melrose: Drag Queen Hypnotistby  Dexter E. Williams
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2020
A flamboyant Hollywood-bound drag queen hypnotist gets stranded in a small New York town and befriends a family whose teen daughter is an aspiring hypnotist.

Genre: Comedy
30 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #339
Escapeby  Dawn Brown
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2020
1787 to 1935 - prison escapes, horse thievery, eye shot out, gangs, body snatching, and a new formidable prison. Doesn't get much better than this.

Genre: Biographical
15 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #340
Getting Alongby  John Porter
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2020
An earnest young man wants everyone to know that he's not a racist, so he says the right thing--at the wrong time.

Genre: Comedy
5 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #341
Master of Puppetsby  Damion Stephens
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2020
Three members of board for a community ballet theater are taking pitches from local writers/performers hoping to find a gem for one of the available spots on this year's calendar when Danish writer Torben Ulrich tries to convince the skeptics to let him produce a piece based on Metalica's six times platinum record Master of Puppets.

Genre: Comedy
7 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #342
Halloween 3: Bloodlineby  Doug J Robbins
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2020
Angel Myers, aka Laurie Strode, goes on a Killing spree at a Halloween carnival, on Halloween night, after the death of her brother, Michael Myers.

Genre: Horror
4 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #343
The Third Degreeby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Wanting a meaningful relationship for once, a spaced-out womaniser goes to a quiet beach to try for one with Nature herself, but finds he needs to prove his sincerity if he's to make headway.

Genre: Comedy
10 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #344
Standupby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Wanting a comeback fronting a telethon, a has-been comedian must thwart revolutionaries taking him hostage to aid their exposure of comedy itself as a form of exploitation.

Genre: Comedy
10 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #345
Rock Bottomby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Wanting to resurface a malfunctioned submersible before oxygen expires, a woman must overcome her fellow crewman, who thinks it's situation hopeless and wants to die having sex with her. (contained, doable in a studio or domestic mock-up with extreme CUs, light and sound and NO water involved)

Genre: Comedy
8 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #346
Mashupby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Wanting to stop his warring parents splitting-up, a troubled teen needs to present them with a mashup of his secret recordings of their arguing, before it's too late. (contained)

Genre: Family
10 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #347
One-Linerby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Deciding to pool their resources as a comedy duo, a jobless mute and blind man and an unemployable Tourette’s sufferer need to get through an audition to prove it'll work.

Genre: Comedy
10 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #348
Plenumby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Convinced she’s sussed out how to transmit a ‘happy virus’ that’d bring unconditional universal accord, a solitary brainiac needs to persuade two sceptical self-isolating colleagues to join in the endeavour. (shootable under self-isolation rules)

Genre: Sci-Fi
5 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #349
The Double Actby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Visiting a cemetery to convey to his beloved wife that a mutual friend has also died, they contest the husband's discrediting of the historical figure in question, with her seeing it as sour grapes. (The couple are "Britain's greatest prime minster", Clement Attlee and his wife Violet. The historical figure is Winston Churchill),

Genre: Biographical
8 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #350
Western Approachesby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Wanting to get rat-arsed after receiving an unavoidable job offer, a modern-day English ‘cowboy’ on a bicycle needs to outwit a zero-hours-contract barmaid who resolutely bars his plans.

Genre: Comedy
8 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #351
Consumedby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Shackled together on a solitary beach with rapidly returning tide, two wizened brothers need to flashback through dodgy memory banks to discover how to get out of their predicament. (blue and green screen experiment).

Genre: Comedy
7 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #352
Full Marxby  Barry Staff
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
Re-materialising today in respective old-haunt Soho (London), Groucho and Karl find both want capitalism finally laughed into oblivion, but clash over finding an audience with an appetite for it.

Genre: Comedy
12 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #353
Prison Keyby  Vanessa Vendy
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2020
A girl who wants to commit suicide heeds after a stranger's advice and changes her perspective on life.

Genre: Suspense/Thriller
5 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #354
A Real Hell Houseby  Doug J Robbins
Date Posted: 11 Nov 2020
A group of college students agrees to go through three strangers' haunted house for the chance to party at their farmhouse on Halloween night.

Genre: Horror
4 pages
Cast Size: 7+ Main/Supporting Roles
Result #355
Cursedby  Sean Birney
Date Posted: 11 Nov 2020
A detective on his last day before retirement visits a woman who has been sending him letters for months. He soon comes face to face with the horrors of his past.

Genre: Horror
7 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #356
Race my husband homeby  Simon Parker
Date Posted: 11 Nov 2020
Spending a steamy weekend with her young lover, a wife spots her husband and needs to get back home to clean up before he sees.

Genre: Drama
6 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #357
A Tiny Lossby  Maud Brizard
Date Posted: 11 Nov 2020
A few weeks after discovering she is pregnant, a young woman learns she suffered a missed miscarriage. Then follows her physical and emotional journey towards motherhood.

Genre: Drama
7 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #358
Two Blind Eyesby  Doug J Robbins
Date Posted: 10 Nov 2020
When a cinephile's pregnant wife is murdered, he takes justice into his own eyes.

Genre: Suspense/Thriller
24 pages
Cast Size: 1-3 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #359
The Picnicby  Drew Jacob
Date Posted: 07 Nov 2020
A young woman with her date is on an afternoon Picnic, filled with poetry and romance, that quickly turns into an afternoon nightmare..

Genre: Horror
4 pages
Cast Size: 4-6 Main/Supporting Roles
Result #360
Novaby  Drew Jacob
Date Posted: 07 Nov 2020
A race car driver on the run to Mexico picks up a mysterious hitchhiker girl in need of help having just been attacked and starts experiencing strange unexplainable events in this psychological thriller.

Genre: Suspense/Thriller
31 pages
Cast Size: 7+ Main/Supporting Roles
 
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