Diverse Voices (Spring 2018) >> Results

Winners

  • A Girl from Haiti

    Nicole Taylor- Roberts • Drama • Feature • 114 pages

    Salome, an outspoken 17-year old-Haitian girl, awaits the day she can join her dad in Miami, but that comes sooner than expected when a massive earthquake turns her life and country upside down in an instant. Now in order to escape, she'll have to journey from safety to adulthood with the only people she has left -- a murderer and a thief.

  • Resist

    Nancy French-Gerlach, Susan Morse Miller • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 57 pages

    A sheltered daughter of the Dutch elite could fly under the radar during the Nazi occupation if she just stays home and works in her family’s haute couture boutique, but when life takes a devastating turn, she’s increasingly drawn into the world of an unlikely mix of young Resistance fighters determined to take back their country. Along the way, we'll get to know the only woman in charge of a large resistance group, a half-Indonesian nurse trying to stay alive in Nazi-ruled Europe and a lesbian resistance fighter who's got ink on her hands.

  • Headlights On White Roses In The Driveway

    William Paul Smith • Drama • Short • 31 pages

    Conner, a Native American youth, meets Jason, a hook-up via the Grinder app and is thrust into an emotional journey forcing him to recognized the dangers of compromising one’s own limits.

  • Black & Blonde

    Jon Davis • Historical • Feature • 117 pages

    The true story of how Marilyn Monroe helped Ella Fitzgerald overcome racial barriers in 1955 by successfully campaigning for her to play LA’s hottest jazz club.

Finalists

  • BEANSTALK

    Aarthi Ramanathan • Family • Feature • 115 pages

    After a troubled biracial teen inherits the magical ability to make plants grow and ends up accidentally unleashing bloodthirsty giants upon our world, he must travel back to their realm, befriend a giant and save us all.

  • The Fourth Psalm

    John Martins III • Drama • Feature • 91 pages

    Dire consequences result when two Catholic priests at a New Mexico parish clash during the 1980s Sanctuary Movement, involving the lives of three innocent Central American refugees.

  • Kibou

    Cassie and Keith Hayasaka • Drama • Feature • 109 pages

    A tenacious young Japanese-American’s loyalties, duties, and illicit interracial relationship are all tested to the limits when his family is broken up by the U.S. government and imprisoned during the time of fear and paranoia surrounding WWII.

  • Tinian

    Jon Davis • Drama • Feature • 111 pages

    While serving on the Pacific front of World War II, a Navy sailor and pilot fall in love but are torn apart by the unfolding war and the lives they left behind.

  • Captain C!

    John Paul Su • Family • Feature • 99 pages

    When an eleven-year-old queer comic book fanboy gets accused of stabbing his classmate, he struggles to prove his innocence, and fulfill his dream of becoming his family’s ultimate superhero.

  • SHOOT THE GIRL

    Tony Hendriks • Thriller • Feature • 100 pages

    An impetuous Jamaican girl vows to avenge her father’s murder by a bloodthirsty ghetto don. Using a smart phone as her weapon, her wits as ammunition, she proves brain beats brawn.

  • Crossing The Cowhouse

    David Lykes Keenan • Drama • Feature • 109 pages

    In small-town West Texas dark secrets run deep and break hard. For 16-year-old Mitch Wimmer, they spell the difference between love and fear, acceptance and anger, and between a father returning home and the looming shadow of a shattered past.

  • Playhouse

    Amy Tasillo • Adventure • Feature • 104 pages

    Nine-year-old Ellie imagines a fanciful life for herself in the world of magical characters from her favorite TV show, “Itʼs Geenee Carini Time.” But when the show is abruptly cancelled following the lead actress's scandal, Ellie enlists the help of her bully, Nate, to run away and bring back her disgraced hero.

  • African Black Sheep

    Michelle Sam • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 34 pages

    A first generation Ghanaian- American comic book novelist struggles to navigate the awkward and racy tribulations of her twenties, while moonlighting as dominitrix to make ends meet.

  • The Hill

    Nevil Jackson • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 35 pages

    In his first year as a high school teacher, a young black man from Harlem must learn to navigate the politics and prejudices of life at a boarding school in the whitest place in America – Maine.

  • Whose Sky is No Less Grand

    Amanda Norman • Drama • Feature • 101 pages

    A young teen starts a relationship with a much older boy while chasing the prize money of a prestigious academic competition that could save her troubled family's livelihood.

  • The Ones Who Know

    Barbara Johns • Drama • Feature • 109 pages

    An emotionally stunted man tries to keep his life from falling apart when his burdensome father unexpectedly arrives on his doorstep.

  • Uncatchable

    Kofi Oliver • Drama • Feature • 113 pages

    George Wright, the most elusive fugitive in US history, once known for armed robbery and highjacking a plane, has completely turned his life around and spent his latter days as a humanitarian and Portuguese citizen. When the FBI comes knocking, George has 10 days to stop his extradition and justify his dark secrets to the people he loves the most.

  • The Pioneer

    Ziyad Saadi • Comedy • Feature • 104 pages

    A freethinking Muslim girl is forced to transfer to an extremely conservative Muslim high school, only to end up shaking the establishment completely out of order.

  • Kindred Spirits

    Ross Brooks • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 65 pages

    Three generations of Appalachian bootleggers square off with the law, the mafia, and each other in a desperate ordeal to survive. From Prohibition through the birth of stock car racing to the War on Drugs, we follow the history of illicit substances and one family, for whom moonshine ain't a crime, it's a way of life.

  • Lifers Anonymous - "Pilot"

    Sean Collins-Smith • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 65 pages

    When Zoe is approached by a man offering her a single wish, she chooses to live forever. Nine decades later, she's an antisocial private investigator who stumbles onto a shocking discovery: a secret recovery group for those like her.

  • Pure: La Purisima

    Kara 'Chavez' Sachs • Drama • Feature • 103 pages

    Set in a high octane neighborhood, PURE is a character-driven coming of age story about a passionate 17-year-old graffiti artist who's work has a forest fire effect. The power of Marisa Garcia, aka Pure's message goes viral, attracting media attention. Hiding behind her cultural mask , 'Pure' is heralded as a hero by many yet inadvertently causes a gang war. She must risk the danger of revealing her true identity in order to follow her dream.

  • THE CORNERS

    Lawrence Lamovec • Thriller • Feature • 111 pages

    On the decayed southeast side of Chicago, a jaded detective must convince the unarmed teen victim of a police shooting to help her catch a cop killer, while riots and violence toward police build throughout the city.

  • Winter Jasmine

    Jennifer Cooney • Drama • Feature • 120 pages

    As two women fall in love, they discover the disturbing entanglement of their pasts when a murder convict set on revenge is released from prison.

  • The Sun Ghost

    Arun Croll • Fantasy • Feature • 117 pages

    During World War II, a family imprisoned in a Japanese-American internment camp must stop an overprotective ghost from escalating the violence between the Japanese internees and their jailers.

  • Radicalized

    Bandar Albuliwi • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 55 pages

    An unassuming Arab-American college student gets recruited by the FBI to infiltrate a suspected terrorist cell on his campus, only to become radicalized himself in the process.

  • Ginger Rose

    Melanie Thomas, Chris Parson • Drama • Feature • 119 pages

    After losing her job on Wall Street in the financial meltdown, a mid-30s business-savvy woman must move back to her small hometown, where she discovers her dormant passion to become a stripper and regain her former glory.

  • Cranes

    Michael Eun • Drama • Feature • 105 pages

  • The Baltimore School of Charm

    Kelli McNeil • Drama • Feature • 103 pages

    A woman on the run for the murder of her abusive husband hides out in a small town in West Texas circa 1950 by posing as an East Coast debutante. Based on a true story.

  • Donald's Block Party

    Matt Rhoden • Comedy • Feature • 105 pages

    An introverted, young, black librarian has a week to put on a block party to save the library from a bank's takeover. He finds himself in over his head after he hires the city's most notorious ex-convict rapper to headline the show.

  • Boyle Heights

    Diane Weipert • Drama • Feature • 91 pages

    An immigrant woman’s world is turned upside down when she's sterilized as part of a covert eugenics program.

  • Native Land, Rising Sun

    Ren Hanami • Drama • Feature • 102 pages

    In 1945, a Japanese American girl coming of age in a Japanese Internment camp saves a Native Mohave girl who escaped from her abusive boarding school and became lost in the desert near the camp. The girls are forced to make grown-up decisions about friendship and family amidst war.

  • The Innocence Project

    Fatou Samba • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 67 pages

    An aspiring lawyer is forced to grapple with the demons of her past when she joins the innocence clinic at her law school and begins investigating a possible wrongful conviction.

  • American Mata Hari

    Timothy Kestrel • Historical • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages

    In a small Michigan mining town in 1913, the daughter of a union leader struggle against not just her inhibitions, anxiety, and physical disability, but against society as a whole, when she uncovers a terrible secret about her father and gets dragged into the murky world of labor unrest, driven to darker and darker extremes to be what he wants her to be just as the first World War is about to commence.

  • Frankie Day

    GARY KING • Musical • Feature • 116 pages

    (2017 NICHOLL QUARTERFINALIST) A modern-day musical about a struggling musician and a rising star who cross paths and embark on an eventful road trip, which forces them to confront their life and career decisions. 'Frankie Day' is 'Once' meets 'Almost Famous' with a dash of 'Fabulous Baker Boys'

  • Payload

    Trey Stokes • Sci-fi • Feature • 112 pages

    On an untamed frontier planet, a newly-orphaned girl joins an aging teamster and a young mercenary on a mission to recover a lost shipment of precious metal. But at journey's end, she must choose between the reward - and revenge.

  • La Fabulosa Conchita: Private School Girl

    Sophia Lopez • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 30 pages

    Fourteen-year-old Mexican socialite Conchita Hernandez moves to LA and is pushed to her wits’ end trying desperately to assimilate into a world of green juice chugging cheerleaders, ironclad social hierarchy, and gluten-free diets. However, despite the chaos her family, hearty sense of self, and authenticity serve as her guiding light.

  • Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

    Stacy Hullah • Drama • Feature • 120 pages

    "Three sisters, three journeys, one place to call home"

  • Hayman House

    Jim Macak • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages

    A young female minister two years out of Idaho farm country is drafted to start a rehab program aimed at prostitutes in Los Angeles County. The results -- dramatic missteps, heartbreaking failures and an occasional glimmer of hope.

  • The Recovery Agents

    Marco Santiago • Action • Feature • 125 pages

    After losing his race sponsorship, an air race pilot reconnects and teams up with his estranged daughter in order to globetrot the world and repossess planes from criminals and corporate deadbeats until he finds himself in an unenviable situation: piloting a plane with a weapon of mass destruction!

  • Ozell's Gym

    Jess Waters • Drama • Television (One-hour)

  • Curse and Judgment

    Corey Moore • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 65 pages

    A New Orleans defense attorney, possessing a supernatural power, struggles to bring justice to the murdered who return to even the score with her clients. In the pilot episode, Mavis McCray represents a star college football player on trial for the brutal death of his girlfriend. When the deceased victim shows up to terrorize the defendant, Mavis must step in to save him.

  • Interwoven

    Cari Daly • Drama • Feature • 129 pages

    In the brutal Massachusetts winter of 1912, a naïve Polish widow and mother leads 17,000 workers against the invincible system that has slashed their pay. Based on the true story that changed our Nation.

  • Who Was Cary Grant?

    Jon Davis • Drama • Feature • 117 pages

    When Cary Grant slaps Chevy Chase with a $10-million lawsuit after the comedian calls him gay on national television, a private detective is hired to dig in to Grant’s past and uncovers an unseemly history that could darken the film icon’s legacy.

  • Rice, Fish, and La Croix

    Naomi Iwamoto • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 38 pages

    A young female doctor decides to come out to her Japanese family, only for her dad to beat her to it.

  • Nearly Super Nova

    Annie Nishida • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 34 pages

    Nova Yamada is a 19-year-old rapper from the San Gabriel Valley. She's got the attitude, rhymes, and talent. The only thing standing in her way is her controlling mom-slash-manager. And the fact that no one takes a Japanese-Vietnamese rapper seriously.

  • Model Minority

    Amy Thomas • Drama • Feature • 121 pages

    Set in the 1970s, Mary Anne Yang is a young woman who finds herself struggling to choose between following her family's tradition of marriage and her new found dream: to be an adult magazine model.

  • REVOLUTIONARY SPY

    James Foye • Historical • Feature • 117 pages

    REVOLUTIONARY SPY is a character-rich, action-packed, epic true story about a slave who goes undercover to spy against the British in the Revolutionary War. James is a man torn from the arms of the woman he loves and thrust into a pivotal moment in history. When you see him wielding his boarding-axe hatchet — for family, faith, country, and freedom — you’ll wonder why you’ve never heard this heroic story before.

Semifinalists

  • The Bench

    Cjay Boisclair • Drama • Short • 13 pages

    A young homeless girl navigates her world while facing the pressures of school, family, and hopelessness.

  • Angels

    camille griffin • Drama • Feature • 89 pages

    Lucie (21) a disturbed and traumatized runaway, seeks to infiltrate a family she believes have taken from her, with tragic and irreparable consequences.

  • Dead Money

    Liza Johnson • Drama • Feature • 124 pages

    A failed ex-poker pro must maintain the illusion of his former success when he returns home for a friend's funeral.

  • The Dead Line

    Gabriel Durán • Western • Television (One-hour) • 62 pages

    Bass Reeves, a former slave and new U.S. Marshal, hunts outlaws and searches for justice in the broken and desperate Indian Territory.

  • Two Harriets

    Sharon Ewell Foster • Historical • Television (One-hour) • 38 pages

    In the time of Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe is a world-famous author. She is also a pastor's wife and mother, looking for a return to normalcy, while Harriet Tubman looks for a normal life that does not include slavery. The two meet when Stowe is called to learn the details of what may be a 25-year-old lie.

  • Good Luck, Don't Die- Pilot

    Kelsey Pfeifer • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 61 pages

    When a true crime producer’s hit show is canceled, she starts making her own documentary series about an old high school classmate accused of murder— a project which reveals secrets that could ruin America’s most powerful family.

  • The True Revelation of Midas Bordeaux

    Cheran Rush • Drama • Feature • 124 pages

    A successful jazz pianist is forced to return to his hometown of New Orleans and confront the ghosts he left behind.

  • Breathe

    Dillon Bumpus, Cassandra Bumpus • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 47 pages

    A young, chronically ill woman struggles to overcome her declining health and confront the life-altering consequences of a potentially fatal surgery.

  • When the Truth Comes Out

    Lissette Camacho • Drama • Feature • 88 pages

    On his deathbed, a man reveals to his niece that's her biological father, turning the family upside down when he dies, leaving the love of his life to fight in turning it back around.

  • Blurs

    Jonterri Gadson • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 31 pages

    Blurs is a half hour comedy series that reveals the lives of the black people hidden in the blurry backgrounds of our favorite 80s/90s films and tv shows.

  • Diplomatic Corps

    Nadia Fares • Drama • Feature • 111 pages

    Ismail Attia, son of an Egyptian diplomat, is living in New York where his father, Hussein has to accomplish an important mission at the United Nations: to get the chairmanship of the Human Rights Commission. Ismail is on the brink of starting a brilliant career when he realizes he can no longer repress his homosexuality, a crime in his home country. … See moreSee less

  • Fade Away

    Ann-Drea Small • Drama • Feature • 156 pages

    A former college basketball star must shirk her conservative Christian upbringing and discover what she really wants after the emotional walls she’s built up around herself come crashing down.

  • C0DE_R3D

    MW Cartozian Wilson • Drama • Television (One-hour)

  • Flesh

    Lin Que Ayoung • Thriller • Feature • 92 pages

    In order to find her best friend’s killer, a middle-aged Latina must escape her controlling husband and dive deep into the bowels of female dominant / male submissive sadomasochism.

  • Nefertiti

    Ladarrion Williams • Drama • Feature • 121 pages

    “An epic drama that follows the triumphs and tragedies of Egypt’s most beautiful queen, Nefertiti.’’

  • The Black Cat

    David Bancel • Adventure • Feature • 108 pages

    A rogue WWI pilot, a beautiful Indian spy, Pinkerton detectives, a mystical seductress and the German Army all race to find the source of mysterious and powerful magic that will change the nature of time itself.

  • Hattie McD

    Sylvia-Anne Parker • Drama • Feature • 115 pages

    After becoming the first black Oscar winner, Hattie McDaniel struggles to overcome the many obstacles she faces as a black performer in white Hollywood.

  • IRON ANIMALS

    Todd Ramsay • Action • Feature • 97 pages

    Exiled from a Mormon polygamist sect, a "lost boy" is taken under the wing of a rural gunsmith into the little-known world of "Silhouette" shooting for high stakes. The young man shoots first for money, then love, and finally for the very lives of those whom he has been so desperately seeking.

  • Stage Five

    Alexandra Timmer • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 34 pages

    A young woman beats cancer only to discover that she can't shake off the world of the dead and return to the land of the living as easily as she thought, not with a mortician for a roommate and a goth detective following her around thinking she would make the perfect partner.

  • BLOOD AND IVORY

    Robert Porter • Drama • Feature • 99 pages

    An eighteen year old Zambian youth is torn between the two worlds of the poachers in his village and the conservationists in his local wildlife park when he betrays his uncle after he is forced to slaughter an elephant for its ivory in an initiation ritual

  • The G.O.A.T.

    Sid Patwa • Comedy • Feature • 102 pages

    A gifted Indian teen rapper in the 90's, dealing with disappointing his family, has one night to finally face his nemesis in an epic rap battle in order to "up" his social status, impress his crush and become the Greatest Of All Time.

  • Blackwell

    Tracey Bradley • Drama • Feature • 103 pages

    When a foreign detective apprehends a young zealot accused of murdering her king, he has six days to discover if she’s a pawn in an ancient political rivalry or an assassin playing him for a fool.

  • The Last Abortion Clinic in Kansas

    Tammy Caplan • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 33 pages

    The staff of a women's health clinic struggles to treat patients and keep their sanity in the middle of the War on Women.

  • Special

    Jay Cundiff, Kyle Jorgensen • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 40 pages

    A group of adolescent special needs students must sell the most magazine subscriptions for a fundraiser in order to win a bet against bullies and enjoy a pizza party with the local weatherman.

  • Devils from the Goats

    Christina Masciotti • Drama • Television (One-hour)

  • Slave Ship

    tyler true • Historical • Feature • 121 pages

    An African boy is recruited to work on a slave ship, but after many years of servitude, and the introduction of a sadistic officer, he must decide how he can truly help his people.

  • Black Girl Walking

    SUNDAY SABBATH • Short • 9 pages

  • QUEEN KAHENA

    Yasser El hardouz • Historical • Feature • 100 pages

    When a new invader was planning to take over her land, a Berber warrior decides to regroup all the divided tribes and leads them to form the last resistance line between the African Northwest and the overwhelming Muslim Army.

  • Life's a Stage

    Joshua Essenburg • Drama • Feature • 103 pages

    Life's a Stage is an original teen drama script following Maggie, a young actress, who starts her tumultuous journey through high school. Between uptight theatre students, demanding teachers and unlikely friends Maggie's coming of age story unfolds.

  • Ring

    Charlotte Daniel • Drama • Short • 30 pages

    A British expat gets involved in a human smuggling ring in a foreign country, a chance encounter can help him break the cycle.

  • Elements

    Dustin Drye • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 59 pages

    Elements is a sci-fi thriller where a month after a terrorist attack in Chicago, an investor, a journalist, and a reporter search for the truth about any survivors, while the Vice President tries to hold it together long enough to run for POTUS.

  • ALIEN ALLIES

    Emily Harper • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 61 pages

    35 years after the confirmation of alien life, mysterious bronze cubes begin appearing all over a small town. Local forensic science technician, HANNAH, is in charge of studying their materials, but when she starts to hear and see things coming from the cubes others cannot, she’s unsure if it’s just her previously diagnosed schizophrenia, or something of danger to the planet.

  • ONE & DONE

    Eric Westlake • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 62 pages

    Fired following a very public homophobic rant, a once prominent college basketball coach receives one last chance to revive his career and reputation when he’s hired to turnaround a once prestigious college basketball program but his success depends on convincing his best player to stay, a player who is also gay.

  • GIRAFFES

    Kalena Ranoa, Victoria Blow • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 32 pages

    After a wild week of sordid behavior, sexting failures, and poor judgement, a spectacularly tall woman and her diverse pack of besties realize they need to grow Up and embrace their height to find success and love in the City of Angels.

  • Milligan's Son

    Ramona Kathi Kones • Historical • Feature • 94 pages

    Years after a vindictive man convinces his sister to kill his enemy, he runs for Iowa governor in 1899--but he doesn't count on his victim's son taking up a newspaper campaign to expose his guilt in the murder.

  • Veldt

    Madison Flannery • Sci-fi • Feature • 107 pages

    Whatever you see, don't believe it.

  • Our Father

    francesca nider • Drama • Short • 7 pages

    A faithful man is called to fatherhood in seemingly irreconcilable ways.

  • WHITE COYOTE

    arla bowers • Historical • Feature • 96 pages

    The Long Walk of the Navajo shatters the peaceful world of a young woman and her proud Dine' family. Through the love of a maverick lieutenant, she helps return her people to their homeland. (Inspired by true events)

  • Starshine and Clay

    Kendra Arimoto • Drama • Feature • 102 pages

    A Japanese American family struggles with identity, love, and transgenerational trauma in a story spanning 75 years, from WWII to present day. 

  • Bonti Bay

    Linn Markussen • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 61 pages

    A young woman is forced to return to her hometown, she swore she never come back to, after a mysterious fire nearly destroys her older sister's wax statue museum and a body is found in one of the wax statues. Now she must help her sister keep the family business afloat while the police are investigating and the local crime group is trying to bring them down. … See moreSee less

  • The Killing Place

    Dean Lewis • Drama • Feature • 98 pages

    The Killing Place – drama about the friendship and sexual awakening between two Iraqi War veterans who, along with an embittered former cop, find themselves the targets of a vengeful drug dealer while on a trip to pick up the ashes of a fellow soldier.

  • The Abandoned Isle, Pilot

    Ana Quinata • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 68 pages

    Paradise falls into enemy hands when an American territory in the Pacific becomes the target of invading Japanese forces in December of 1941 beginning years of military occupation of a defenseless island population that must look to each other for survival as they await the return of Uncle Sam and his men.

  • Dotbusters: The Musical

    Suraj Das • Action • Feature • 119 pages

    A neighborhood of South Asian immigrants hires an alcoholic ex-soldier to defend them from a vicious White Supremacist gang.

  • You Don't Get Me

    Alison Wong • Comedy • Television (Half-hour)

  • Fara's Flowers

    William Driscoll, David Nelloms • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour)

  • Perdido

    Eduardo Maytorena • Drama • Feature • 99 pages

    A young man struggling to break free of the trafficker he is indebted to, journeys to meet legendary ranchero singer Vicente Fernandez and give him a song written by the beloved father he just lost.

  • Beard

    Stephanie Hartnett • Drama • Television (Half-hour) • 33 pages

    After she’s laid-off and her apartment burns down, Stevie, a 30 year old woman is forced to move back in with her reluctant parents and take a job at her old high school. It’s the very same high school where Stevie’s mother is principal, and as we discover through flashbacks, where she suffered through her teen years with a most unwelcome accessory: a beard.

  • OMEGA POINT

    James Bingham • Sci-fi • Feature • 105 pages

    Near Future: After a devastating war with China, a computer scientist discovers that his quantum-based system of AI is sending humanity down a dark path toward extinction. Now, he must figure out a way to stop it before it's too late.

  • The Air Factory

    W. W. WEBB • Short • 22 pages

    In the future, a worker survives in an economy where the means of exchange is more personal than mere money.

  • Delia

    Amy Hutchins • Thriller • Feature • 98 pages

    A 10 year-old girl with heightened intuition and empathic abilities who lives with her grandmother begins to uncover the dark secrets of her small town, some of which resurface, leading to deadly consequences.

  • Martha

    C.M. Landrus • Drama • Feature • 115 pages

    In 1925 after being forced to separate from her younger lover, a questionably sane widow is arrested for poisoning several members of her family, setting a small Midwestern town ablaze with scandal and igniting the trial of the century.

  • DroneGames

    John Kim • Drama • Feature • 117 pages

    Three tech savvy teens become entangled in a murder mystery involving a drone company that dominates their small town. They must discover the motive behind the crime and uncover the truth before a billion dollar merger goes through that threatens them all.

  • STAYING IN AMERICA

    Rishabh Bhavnani • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 33 pages

    With nine months left before his student visa expires, a struggling music journalist in LA must find a way to stay in the country.

  • aWOKEning

    Jana Schmieding • Drama • Television (Half-hour) • 30 pages

    When Nadene Followsher, a young, ambitious Native American woman gets the job offer of a lifetime managing a California congressional campaign, she begins to receive visits from ghosts of her ancestral past. With the support of her well-meaning but naive white boyfriend Tom, Nadene is tasked with managing a family health crisis, exposing political corruption, and realizing the complexities of her indigenous identity, all the while having to cater to the ghosts of America’s dishonorable history.

  • Young, Black

    Marcus Stricklin • Drama • Feature • 94 pages

    A young African- American teen documenting his last days of high school just before he heads off to NYU, witnesses a fatal police shooting of an unarmed African- American classmate.

  • SEX APPeal

    Tate Elizabeth Hanyok • Comedy • Feature • 105 pages

    SEX APPeal, is a teen sex comedy that spins the tropes of coming of age films, and focuses on a female exploring her sexuality without shame. It's totally sexy... in a science kinda way.

  • VERONA

    Tracy Grant • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages

    Just back to LA from prison and with no one to trust, the son of a Korean mobster turns to his Latina former classmate to save his family’s business, despite their families having bad blood to spare.

  • Burning Orchard

    Mary LaMont • Sci-fi • Feature • 106 pages

    In a future where an overpopulated planet Earth has run out of room to grow food, a peach grower's daughter returns to food planet Kaloora to solve the murder of her father by finding the secret that got him killed.

  • Sight Unseen

    STEPHANIE ROSENFELD • Drama • Television (One-hour)

  • Nations

    Kathleen Cromie • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages

    Amid personal and professional crises, a U.N. ambassador struggles to pass a potentially life-saving land mine clearance bill.

  • International School

    Devi Gowni • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 33 pages

    A look at the lives of the principal, students, and faculty of a once-thriving International School, and the hijinks that ensue.

  • Maryam and Marianne

    Meghana Mudiyam • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 32 pages

  • Chalk

    Christopher Logan • Feature • 84 pages

    The orphans at a girl's school put their differences aside and band together to help a little boy ghost. Along the way, they discover who they are and where they all belong.

  • After Rain, Comes Fair Weather (Ku Areba Raku Ari)

    Emi Sano • Drama • Feature • 94 pages

    During WWII, a young Japanese girl is haunted by nightmares following the death of her best friend in the U.S. bombing of Gifu, Japan, but with the help of her grandmother, her uncle, and a new best friend, she gradually gets her life back on track and takes steps to pursue her dream of one day emigrating to America.

  • Plan A

    Tara Hall • Drama • Feature • 95 pages

    Apprehensive about motherhood, an orphaned thirty-something becomes increasingly obsessed with the idea that infidelity will save her stagnant marriage after she discovers the truth about her parent's divorce.

  • Journey

    John Perez • Drama • Feature • 105 pages

    After learning he’s been drafted into the Vietnam War, David Chen does the first impulsive thing in his whole life: embark on a road trip to the 1967 San Francisco “Summer of Love” celebration.

  • CPS: Child Protective Services

    Michele Rodriguez • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 57 pages

    Caseworkers at Child Protective Services navigate tragedies and triumphs while dealing with child abuse and neglect.

  • The Son of Gun

    Matthew Mendez • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 64 pages

    In a post-apocalyptic America, mystery shrouds the death of a high ranking officer and the family he left behind.

  • Silk Road Runaways

    Christine inserra • Action • Feature • 84 pages

    After rescuing a young eagle huntress and rebelling against an arranged marriage, a sling wielding Mongolian teenager runs away to return the huntress to her family and find the mother she lost as a child. The girls fall in love as they fight to survive the treacherous journey, only to find that when they arrive, new guests are “imprisoned” at this mountain “home” for runaway women.

  • The Desert

    Leslie Murphy • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 67 pages

    When Nora, a lone-wolf and career-centric journalist, reluctantly returns to her desert hometown for a family Christmas, a stranger shows up on her parents’ doorstep with a child she claims belongs to their estranged, eldest son. As Nora’s parents take the woman and her child in, old wounds will be opened and the truth about their wayward son will be weighed against the love and strength of family and pack.

  • PK & FRIEND

    Maria R A Yano • Drama • Feature • 100 pages

    A Pastor’s Kid – PK – befriends a gay teen, despite her beliefs; most especially, her father's teachings at the pulpit. A coming-of-age story of defeat, but victorious once the entire town comes together to fight the enemy.

  • Tuxedo

    Ruthie Prillaman • Musical • Short • 10 pages

    When Irene's prom dress comes to life and sings her insecurities, she finds her dancing feet in her brother's tux.

  • Black Future

    Florencia P. Marano • Sci-fi • Short • 23 pages

    Two female ex-lovers get reunite years after a complicated separation. A radioactive war in the first world has pushed them to exile to the rich continent of Africa. They must find the way to love each other for the last time.

  • An Unbalanced Line

    Kristy Leigh Lussier • Other • Feature • 117 pages

    A female football prodigy makes history when she saves a failing program and becomes the first woman named head coach of a college football team​.

  • Ghost Pete

    Nisha Mehta • Drama • Feature

    A washed-up musician impersonates himself in a cover band of his once-famous band, unbeknownst to everyone else.

  • Dukkha

    Rachana Suri • Drama • Feature • 110 pages

    Set against the tragedy of the 2013 Rana Plaza manufacturing plant in Bangledesh where over 1,000 laborers were killed. An impoverished daughter of an Indian farmer must face slave labor and brutal assaults in hopes of saving her sister from the same fate.

  • TRANS-CRYPT

    Breda Paccione • Thriller • Feature

  • Dogs In The Nighttime

    Michael Leung • Horror • Feature • 109 pages

  • The New Negro

    Sonhara Eastman • Drama • Television (Half-hour) • 37 pages

    The New Negro is a half-hour musical dramedy based on my play, Pearl. It centers on Lucie Mae, a naïve southern girl from North Carolina who moves to New York during the start of the Harlem Renaissance in hopes of becoming a Singer.

  • Avalon

    Brian Whiteman • Thriller • Feature • 109 pages

    A young woman steals cash from a mobster to escape his brutality. Now older, to save her daughter from a jealous sister and the sins of her youth, she must face the past she ran away from.

  • MIRIAM'S MAKEOVER

    MANU CHOPRA • Drama • Feature

  • HURDLES

    Tina Powell • Drama • Short • 35 pages

    A teenage track star is suddenly diagnosed with a chronic illness that prepares her to jump a new type of hurdle.

  • THE DIVIDE

    Rashmi Singh • Drama • Feature • 95 pages

  • Indians in America

    Shane Sakhrani • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 32 pages

    A comedy set in Los Angeles about two thirty something childhood friends (one whose arranged marriage just fell apart, the other a gay man still in the closet to his conservative parents) who struggle to find the balance between gaining a sense of their cultural identity and a sense of direction towards their most authentic lives.

  • In The Valley Of Shadows

    Kathy Smith • Drama • Feature • 113 pages

    Two female government operatives with a tortured romantic history are forced to reteam on a high-stakes mission in Russia. After the mission goes haywire, one of the women is wrongly presumed dead, but when HQ receives a strange transmission, the mission’s survivor will stop at nothing to rescue her lover.

  • Post No Bills

    Page Nazarian, Tania Meneguzzi • Thriller • Feature • 110 pages

    A graffiti artist records the slaying of a prominent art figure and embarks on a journey to avenge his death.

  • Street Lights

    Terrence Thompson • Comedy • Television (One-hour) • 51 pages

    In 2010 on the Southside of Chicago, an unlikely bond forms between a mercurial clique of Black teens from two rival schools. A lot has changed in the past 9 years, that’s why “Streetlights” needs to bravely reflect on our not so distant past.

  • Meena

    David Waters • Drama • Feature • 90 pages

    After being ambushed and tracked by the Taliban, a U.S. soldier and an Afghan interpreter must team up to get out of the situation alive. As they struggle for survival, an intimate bond develops between the two men, a bond which the U.S. Army does not recognize and the Afghan government will execute for.

  • Irish Coffee

    Tevin Simpson • Drama • Short • 20 pages

    Frank works in mortuary transportation (i.e. the guys who pick up and remove dead bodies and brings them to the funeral home). Things take a macabre turn when a series of events threatens to unravel the already shaky foundation Frank's life is grounded upon. Irish Coffee is a picaresque black comedy about life, death, and whether what we leave behind when we're gone has any meaning.

  • The hive

    Danny Shoshan • Drama • Feature • 90 pages

    When a UFO fanatic meets a boy running away from his pastoral home, the two become embroiled in a bid to save the world, goaded on by messages from a higher realm.

  • Mrs. Lee's New Year Reunion

    Philip Yao • Drama • Feature • 116 pages

    A steely Chinese-Canadian mother is diagnosed with cancer and attempts to set her family straight by hosting an all important New Year’s reunion.

  • Under Ice

    Don Ammon • Horror • Feature • 89 pages

    A heartbroken man summons the ghost of a gay man murdered in 1904 to exact revenge upon his cheating lover and his tricks.

  • The Port

    Mellori Velasquez • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 64 pages

    A struggling, single mother who learns that her daughter has severe MS is forced to make a decision that will forever change her life when she uncovers an illicit drug ring operating out of the largest container port in the country.

  • Late Bloomers

    Amy Stewart • Comedy • Television (Half-hour)

  • Alt-itude

    Xavier Rogers • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 61 pages

    Naomi and Evan, a progressive interracial couple, attempt to effect social change by moving to the deep south but are intercepted when Evan finds himself steadily bewitched by the alternative ideologies they meant to disrupt.

  • Sight

    Sarah Whorton • Thriller • Feature • 96 pages

    Set in a Midwestern town, two mysterious deaths connected to a religious sect cause panic in the community. A police officer, with childhood connections to the church, must confront her past in order to obtain justice for present day victims.

  • Turnback

    Jeff S. Gordon • Drama • Feature • 101 pages

    A determined teen seeks to find the truth about his birth mother while maintaining secrecy about his gay adoptive parents as he pursues his basketball dreams in a tough military academy

  • Fight of the Century

    Craig Williams • Historical • Feature • 123 pages

    Jack Johnson is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time will take on the world to realizes his dream.

  • From the Wilderness

    Christina Tucker • Adventure • Feature • 118 pages

    A young female escaped slave and a Native American man in search of his displaced family meet by chance, and navigate the American West together in search of safety and family.

  • Homeschooled

    Kristiana Roe, Mike Roe • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages

    Teens Mariah, Grace, and Simon struggle to adjust to their new reality when they’re pulled out of their school and put in homeschool, after Grace is terribly beaten by bullies.

  • Republic

    Faith Liu • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 2 pages

  • Blue on Blue

    David Dasilma • Drama • Feature • 112 pages

    Staff Sergeant Richelle Peterson must fight her way through the military justice system and her own conflicted emotions after she is raped by Staff Sergeant Danica Boyd, her sister-in-arms and best friend.

  • Whiskey Ginger

    Alan Kelly • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 33 pages

    After being mistakingly paid for sex by a one-night stand and facing a possible eviction in New York City, Irish bartender Alun decides to try his hand at the adult customer services industry. Broad City meets Lovesick. Younger meets Catastrophe.

  • American Carnage

    Matthew Mixon • Thriller • Feature • 97 pages

    A grieving mother hunts the police officers that killed her child.

  • The Morning After

    Leanne Mangan • Drama • Short • 9 pages

    A young backpacker wakes at dawn in a rice paddy field in rural Siem Reap, with no idea how he got there, what happened the night before – or where his girlfriend is. He must retrace his steps to trigger some memories - and hope that somewhere, someone is out there who can help him.

  • How Grace Got to Run the World

    Reeve Segal • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 36 pages

    12-year-old Grace will one day be the first female president of the United States -- she just doesn’t know it yet; we follow Grace’s journey as she transforms from socially awkward, small-town, social activist to cunning leader of the free-world despite unwavering resistance from her self-absorbed suburban family and friends.

  • MS Degree

    Alexis Siegel • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 57 pages

    Grace is a normal college sophomore at Houston University juggling pre-med, sorority drama, a complicated love life... and her recent diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.

  • ODIUM - A REQUIEM FOR LOVE

    Annika Pampel, Justin Prentice • Thriller • Feature • 85 pages

    ODIUM is a feature-length thriller about a young couple coming to terms with the death of their son, the potentially linked disappearance of a neighbor girl, and the mental illness that has enveloped their lives.

  • Turnabout

    Bill Hanan • Thriller • Feature • 109 pages

    When a young woman’s brother is kidnapped by the trafficker she escaped from, she becomes judge, jury, and executioner as she confronts the trafficker to rescue her brother and exact revenge for the murders of her parents.

  • Valley of the Shadow

    Michele Gendelman • Western • Television (One-hour)

  • Sin Lottery

    Kate Lauryn • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 59 pages

  • A Man Called White

    Randy Hines • Historical • Feature • 122 pages

    Walter White, a troubled yet single-minded African American who passes for white, struggles to defeat lynching in the 1930's as he takes leadership of the fledgling NAACP and becomes a Civil Rights pioneer. The dilemma of his racial identity is told through the eyes of his estranged son, Pidge, who must grapple with his own identity while searching for answers about his deceased father.

  • THANK YOU COME AGAIN

    Chelsea Steiner • Comedy • Television (Half-hour)

  • Mommin' Ain't Easy

    Imani Lukunku • Action • Feature • 112 pages

    When wife and mother, Janice Wilson, tries to put an end to her affair with reckless younger lover, Brady Nolan, she witnesses a drug-deal turned shootout. Left as the only witness, she’s forced into driving Brady to Mexico to evade those seeking vengeance on him.

  • Below The Belt

    Mark St. Cyr • Drama • Short • 13 pages

    A boxer who suffers from toxic masculinity must master his ego through unorthodox sessions with his female boxing partner.

  • Poppy

    Linda Niccol • Drama • Feature • 85 pages

    Poppy is a young woman with a little bit extra, the chromosome that causes Down syndrome. This doesn't stop wanting what other young women her age want, to learn to drive, have a career and a boyfriend. Trouble is the person closest to her is getting in her way.

  • Lara And The Dead Boy

    Erin Reinelt • Thriller • Feature • 99 pages

    A mortician gets more than she bargained for when she steals the corpse of her favorite movie star, and a chase ensues from L.A. to Las Vegas for the heroin packaged in his body.

  • The Hammer: Subjugated

    Ryan Jaroncyk, Jim Massie • Historical • Television (One-hour) • 57 pages

    A Jewish revolutionary and his family launch a bloody revolt against the oppressive Greek-Seleucid empire.

  • Beyond Revolution

    Neda Davarpanah • Historical • Feature • 113 pages

    The Revolution of 1979 has transformed Iran into an authoritarian theocracy, where women and Westerners face violent oppression. In the wake of this chaos, headstrong Persian college student Roxana, her timid best friend, and their idealistic American teacher must escape Iran to avoid being executed by religious extremists. On their dangerous journey, they will fight through riots in the streets of Tehran, hitchhike across the mountainous Turkish border, and discover the true price of freedom.

  • Trash

    clark brolly • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 51 pages

    Aliens and vampires have the hots for Cleetus

  • Brixton Green

    Martyn Eaden • Horror • Television (One-hour) • 61 pages

    An urban witchdoctor from South Central, LA solves supernatural crimes while searching for his missing wife.

  • A Portrait

    Nicholas Perlman • Drama • Feature • 93 pages

    Ian is a reclusive artist working at a plant nursery, struggling to find inspiration. Joseph, is a drifter searching for his estranged mother. When Joseph shows up at Ian's door, both of their lives are irrevocably changed.

  • ALWAYS PLAY SOME BLUES

    Gary Cifra • Drama • Feature • 114 pages

    In 1967, a teen guitarist falls for the first black girl in his school and tries to stop his bigoted pals from igniting a dangerous racist prank.

  • Edison Sparks

    Melissa Alfredson • Drama • Feature • 112 pages

    Anxiety and depression gets the better of an ambitious book editor when pressure at work sends her over the edge, forcing her to return to her hometown and face issues along with her troubled family,

  • The Memoir

    Noelle Nelson • Drama • Feature • 107 pages

    When a member of their decades-long movie club dies and leaves behind a memoir and a mission, the 4 remaining ladies embark on an outrageous road trip that will force them to face secrets about their lives and friendships that will change them forever.

  • JUST SOUTH OF NORMAL

    Ellen Gerstein • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 35 pages

    Just South Of Normal, is a dramedy series that centers around two high functioning men with developmental disabilities who together take on the world. As they encounter a society with a broad spectrum of people and experiences you may ask… “Normal”? What is “NORMAL”?

  • Year Zero

    Brooke Sebold, Ruby Marez • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 34 pages

    With zero survival skills or money, Brooke and Ruby, two millennial LA besties abandon the patriarchy to build an intersectional utopian society on a private island with NO MEN ALLOWED. Welcome to Year Zero. Are you in?

  • There's Something Wrong with Kate

    Mia Borders • Comedy • Feature • 121 pages

    A woman leaves rehab and embarks on a journey to find her place only to get thrown into the chaos of her brother's family life.

  • Toni/Tony

    Rachel James • Drama • Feature • 116 pages

    East L.A. - 1999 - 15-year-old skateboarding tomboy Toni’s best friend is her dad, the drug-addled and charismatic Tony (38). When Toni starts making friends her own age, the duo is forced to confront the impossibility of forging identities outside of their complicated codependency.

  • Neon Creatures

    Lane Bachelder • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 31 pages

    Two strangers spend a night navigating through the city streets, questioning their romantic desires as a connection begins to blossom.

  • The Compassionate Stranger

    A.A. Hein • Drama • Feature • 116 pages

    A young boy shelters his Pakistani classmate to save her from an arranged marriage - with unexpected consequences.

  • The Witch of Pungo

    J Darin Wales • Historical • Feature • 119 pages

    A prideful widowed mother of three must survive bitter accusations and potential drowning as an alleged witch to maintain her innocence in the face of superstitious villagers and her own church.

  • After You

    Phaylen Fairchild • Drama • Feature • 103 pages

    A professional hockey player, six days before his wedding , has an unexpected affair with a Transgender woman who turns his life upside down.

  • Time & Place

    De'Shonte' Brooks • Historical • Feature • 108 pages

    After discovering that she's pregnant, a young student nurse must traverse the illegal abortion black market in hopes of maintaining her livelihood.

  • Horse Up a Tree

    Terry Lynam • Feature • 112 pages

    When a beautiful wild stallion gets stuck high up a tree on the vast prairie of eastern Montana, his only chance for rescue depends on a retired sea pirate who hates horses.

  • Brute

    Charlie Tidmas • Drama • Feature • 114 pages

    When a closeted MMA fighter is released from prison, he must work to make amends for his crime and keep his secret along the way.

  • Stagecoach Mary

    Taylor Hopkins • Western • Feature • 97 pages

    In 1885 Montana, a hard-drinking, cigar smoking black woman uses her six shooter and tough as nails attitude to defend a convent of nuns from the perils of the wild west.

  • Queen of the Morning Calm

    Gloria Kim • Drama • Feature • 110 pages

    A resilient Korean stripper-mom fights to become a bookkeeper after her gambler boyfriend decamps with all her money only to be sideswiped when he returns and enlists the help of her normally recalcitrant daughter to try to win her back.

  • Private Thompson's Secret War

    Gina DeAngelis • Historical • Feature

    Teenage Emma Edmonds seeks independence and adventure as "Frank Thompson," and in 1861 enlists in the Union Army. Her talent for disguise earns her a position as a spy--but when her lover is murdered, she must find the other spy who sold him out, or lose her soul trying.

  • In Eden

    Michael Choi • Drama • Feature • 106 pages

    In Eden is a modern coming‐of‐age story set in Flushing, Queens about a father and son who try to rebuild their family the wake of loss.

  • Parallelograhams

    Ryan Johnson • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 34 pages

    Parallelograhams compares and contrasts the Graham political family in 1967 -- the year patriarch, Dick Graham took a marijuana-funded cryonic nap; and 2017 -- when his accidental reanimation leaves him saddled with multiple generation gaps and freezer burn-like side effects.

  • Wild Flower

    Bing Li • Historical • Feature • 116 pages

    Born into a life of prostitution, a Chinese young woman travels to Europe and fights to live a free life. When Peking is invaded by German forces in 1900 she reconnects with her true love as she brokers a deal between warring factions. Based on a true story.

  • What If?

    Alvaro García Lecuona • Other • Feature • 102 pages

    An unassertive 17 year old turns his high school on its head when he asks out his crush, a transgender classmate.

  • Red Tuesdays

    Hashim wali • Sci-fi • Feature

    Government scientists discover the cure for cancer in a rare compound found in canines. Now rebels, who are against the cure, must fight back to save the dogs.

  • The Out Crowd

    Brittany Ashley • Comedy • Feature • 102 pages

    A comedy about a self-loathing lesbian in her 20's who embarks on a journey to join the LGBTQ community and to stop dating straight women, in an effort to exercise the demons of high school's past.

  • LEGACY

    Kellen Hertz • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 65 pages

    LEGACY: When a string of violent acts revives interest in a notorious thirty year old murder at the nation's most prestigious University, a campus cop (and disgraced former homicide detective) unearths a web of conspiracy that has been buried for years .... and stretches all the way to the White House.

  • Janet Leslie

    Steven Berry • Other • Feature • 120 pages

    An assistant building supervisor struggling to accept her sexual identity finds herself in the midst of a landlord/tenant battle and violent bigoted co-workers.

  • Kid Coke

    Mark Christopher Boyd • Drama • Feature • 102 pages

    When an unpopular high school sophomore in an idyllic, suburban community finds a backpack full of cocaine, his plans to use it to climb the school's social ladder and win over his excitement-starved dream girl are spoiled when a Mexican drug cartel comes to town, looking for their missing coke. All of it.

  • Santa Muerte

    Gia Montenotte • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 64 pages

    FBI Agent and family man Diego Garcia risks his life to infiltrate the newest players on the ‘80s cocaine trafficking market: a Mexican-American motorcycle gang called Santa Muerte. Under the mentorship of its cunning matriarch, Diego rises in the ranks and grows seduced by the freedom that comes with a Harley and a loaded 9mm. His dwindling loyalties to the FBI, his wife, and his daughter make the prospect of betraying his biker brotherhood murkier by the day. How long can Diego keep up this charade before Santa Muerte discovers they have a rat sniffing around?

  • DELPHI SEVEN

    Edwin Turner • Sci-fi • Feature • 113 pages

    An eleven year old computer geek develops super powers to protect her family when it’s threatened by homegrown terrorists.

  • A FREE MAN

    John Richo • Historical • Feature • 119 pages

    In 1790’s Philadelphia, in order to evade laws prohibiting slavery, the renowned slave chef of the President of the United States has been directed to conceal his status. After years of pretending to be a free man, the chef is faced with the awful prospect of a return to plantation life.

  • Callie Earlene

    Scott Simpson • Historical • Feature

  • DNA

    Heather Farlinger • Animated • Feature • 120 pages

    In this over-the-top sci-fi comedy, an alien-debunking psychiatrist with poor self esteem fights to save Earth after she is shocked to discover that she herself may have alien DNA.

  • Forget Me Not

    Allison Chaney • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 64 pages

    Set in the lie-soaked town of Brookhurst, New York, Forget Me Not follows the star-crossed lives of a headstrong debutante and a handsome orphan, who team up to uncover secrets that threaten to destroy the freedom and humanity of their town at the hands of a man who turns out to be their very own Dr. Mengele.

  • Dysfunctional Dystopia

    Daniel Shaw • Action • Feature • 102 pages

    In a post-apocalyptic America, a troubled nomad with a hit list wants to end his own life instead of continuing to hunt the man who killed his wife and daughter when he finds himself forced to protect an orphaned girl from the top name on his hit list.

  • Between Two Worlds

    Aimee Dansereau • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 62 pages

    (Series logline): A young woman with extraordinary abilities goes from being a pacifist to becoming the most powerful warrior in a galactic struggle against an oppressive alien regime.

  • Resurrection

    Christina Shaver • Faith • Feature • 107 pages

    After losing his job as a phone counselor, a strong-willed man past retirement age returns to the priesthood on a part-time assignment to overhaul a failing, rural church that doesn't want him there.

  • Wedding Season

    Shiwani Srivastava • Comedy • Feature • 102 pages

    In a bid to keep her marriage-obsessed parents off her back, an Indian-American woman gets a fake boyfriend for wedding season—but in the end, gets the courage to stop living a double life.

  • Karmic Slip - We Did It To Ourselves

    Onil Lad • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 53 pages

    A group of ordinary Londoners fight mysterious curses and humanity’s own collective unconscious, to prove that there is no such thing as destiny and we have free will.

  • The Sin Eater

    Samantha Talbot • Fantasy • Feature • 95 pages

    A young sorceress battles to save the village sin eater from being consumed by the evil deeds of a corrupt priest.

  • Transfat

    Matthew Kelly • Comedy • Feature • 101 pages

    An overweight transgender woman enters a local weight loss competition and finds herself teamed up with a transphobic Iraqi War veteran who needs her help more than he’s willing to admit (TRANSFAT).

  • Mending Memories

    Alex Achimore • Drama • Feature • 94 pages

    An aging actress runs into the man who inexplicably walked away after their romantic night in Paris 40 years ago. She joins him on a wild ride through India where her feelings are reignited, but now she must decide whether to trust him enough to abandon the one back home who expects to marry her when she returns.

  • Extreme Happiness

    Diane J. Wright • Comedy • Feature • 108 pages

    When her husband suddenly dies, a coddled happiness guru tries to hide from an embezzlement investigation by joining a drag tour lead by the adult son she didn't know he had.

  • Immolation

    Arun Croll • Fantasy • Television (One-hour) • 62 pages

    Deep in northern California's redwoods, a commune of witches struggles to practice their craft in peace while clashing with local Christians, aggressive pot-farmers, and rival covens.

  • Silicon Curve

    Heidi Nyburg • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 58 pages

    A single mom makes questionable choices in her fight to become an engineer in male-dominated 1970’s Silicon Valley amidst the sexual revolution.

  • Love, Crime, and Boots

    Janice Naehu • Other • Feature • 114 pages

    A disillusioned man rekindles a relationship with a former high school girlfriend, then struggles to conceal he and his family have been hiding in the witness protection program since then.

  • The Case Manager

    ERIC Westlake • Action • Television (One-hour) • 69 pages

    When a disenfranchised Iraq war veteran looking for quiet life takes a job as a case manager in Albuquerque, NM, she’s grudgingly partnered with a Muslim refugee and discovers in order to regain her humanity she must risk everything to protect the people she was so wanted to kill just months before. A dark, gritty one-hour drama, THE CASE MANAGER is THE WIRE meets HOMELAND.

  • THE GREAT DIVIDE

    Jack Comeau • Drama • Feature • 110 pages

  • Teri and the Pirates

    Virginia Youngren • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 47 pages

    Driven by family trauma, a passionate, inexperienced young fraud detective— determined to protect people who depend on her--learns to play cat and mouse with professional swindlers.

  • The Endless Fortune of the Barefoot Ship Breaker

    Nicholas Camacho • Adventure • Feature • 105 pages

    When a young ship breaker discovers a priceless treasure hidden within a mysterious vessel on the perilous shores of Bangladesh, his ragtag band of child laborers must battle a covetous steel magnate and his murderous henchman if they hope to lift themselves out of bondage.

  • Into the Green Line

    George Ghanem • Fantasy • Feature • 109 pages

    During the height of the Lebanese Civil War, a weary militiaman with a guilt-ridden past finds himself lost within an infamous demarcation line where otherworldly elements exist.

  • Róisín (Working Title)

    Bronwen Keyes-Bevan • Drama • Feature • 106 pages

    Present-day, a small Irish city. A whip-smart but alcoholic girl about town discovers she’s pregnant. With no money, no support network and abortion illegal in Ireland, she steals money and flees to the UK to get one. She soon finds that she has set out on a journey that will change her life forever.

  • Young Cleopatra

    Nadia Fares • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 58 pages

    This one-hour drama takes us behind the scenes of ancient Egypt into young Cleopatra's ascension to become one of the most powerful women in the world. 'Tudors' and 'Game of Thrones' set in 54 B.C. Alexandria. Cleopatra navigates her way through a web of political intrigue and familial lies, uncovering secrets that strip away her innocence and trigger her ambition to attain the throne. Initially fueled by noble intentions, young Cleopatra evolves into a ruthless leader, willing to kill her own siblings if the ends justify the means. … See moreSee less

  • PRNX - Pilot

    Michael Lee • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 51 pages

    A first year engineering student challenges a secret society of upperclassmen pranksters.

  • BENT NOT BROKEN

    Jamaal X • Feature • 139 pages

    Inspired by the true life story of Burl Toler, who overcame racism and a devastating injury to become the first black NFL official. Rising through the ranks he becomes one of two first-time black NFL officials to officiate a Super Bowl.

  • Past Due

    Wallaine Sarao • Drama • Feature • 98 pages

  • Survivors: B.S.

    Julia Skikavich • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 54 pages

    A closed-off radio host is diagnosed with a brain tumor. Nowhere near ready to join the 27 Club, she finds an unsuspecting roommate to help her survive treatment, only to end up with a rape victim, who’s ready give up on life.

  • Journey to Fisterra (R-4.2)

    Alan Lambert • Drama • Feature • 97 pages

    A brother and sister’s story of estrangement, reconciliation, and death played out over four weeks on a 500-mile pilgrimage across the Camino de Santiago in Spain. They encounter lovers, spiritual interlopers from the next world, and a police inspector trying to intercept “killer drugs”.

  • The Boise Brothers

    Jonathan Curtiss • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 62 pages

    Four African American college roommates in Idaho form an inseparable bond when they are forced to work for a group of drug dealing white supremacist who set up shop on their college campus.

  • Good Saint Binky

    Tom Batha • Drama • Feature • 86 pages

    When a depressed widower decides on suicide, he must first embark on a road trip to deliver his spirited 125 pound Rottweiler to its new home.