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By Lynda Lemberg and Jeffrey Allen Russel.

In 1840, an unconventional widow risks her life when she joins forces with a charismatic journalist, brutalized tenant farmers and a traumatized exile she rescues in Montreal, to stop the most powerful men in Scotland from violently evicting Gaelic Highlanders, unaware of her own family's complicity in the ethnic cleansing. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/22/2014; Updated: 02/03/2017 )

By David J Schroeder.

A paralyzed young man's broken spirit and intellectual pride is challenged as a live-in supervisor in a halfway house for the mentally disabled. Winner of 16 'Best Screenplay' awards. #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/16/2011; Updated: 01/07/2017 )

By David J Schroeder.

A lost nuclear bomb is found on a stranded ship heading for the Gulf of Mexico.

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(Posted: 08/18/2012; Updated: 04/01/2017 )

By David J Schroeder.

In the post 9/11 world of cultural confusion and erroneous judgment, Habib bin Habib al Fulan pawns his beloved guitar and reconciles with his young wife. Premiered in 9 countries, 86 film festivals, and won 66 Best Awards.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 02/19/2012; Updated: 04/01/2017 )

By Warren R Hull and K.D. Clemmens.

A Native American elder with mysterious powers teams with an ad-hoc band of unlikely warriors to overcome the evil ambitions of a corrupt, big game poaching sheriff and reclaim the sacred land of his ancestors.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/28/2010; Updated: 01/14/2017 )

By Eric Carlson.  Interviews

When, during a risky test dive in 1920, the Navy's newest submarine floods and sinks with no chance of outside rescue, a young, untested skipper must convince a skeptical crew to follow his brilliant yet dangerous plan that could save their lives or hasten their demise.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/17/2012; Updated: 12/06/2016 )

By Jonathan LaPoma & Natalia Porras Sivolobova.  Interviews

After trying for seven years to successfully make it as a dancer in New York, a 30-year-old half-Mexican, half-American woman with dual citizenship reluctantly returns to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico and struggles to find her identity. [32 awards/honors including, First Place-2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest (Drama Category), and Grand Prize-2015 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category)] Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/16/2014; Updated: 04/17/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt.  Interview

a boy repeatedly risks his life to save a family of swans which inspires his own disintegrating family to reunite (aka "A Potholed Path")

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/26/2014; Updated: 04/11/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

A young boy who loves animals must cope with his father’s insistence that he will someday work in the slaughterhouse that has employed the men of his family for the past several generations. [21 awards/honors including, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2014 Hollywood Screenplay Contest, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest, and Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category).] Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/15/2014; Updated: 04/17/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt.  Interview

A radical adaptation of the original that reorganizes Shakespeare's text to tell a different story with real bite for 21st century audiences. WildSound are producing this play late spring, 2016.

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Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 01/31/2016; Updated: 04/11/2017 )

By FUJIO TORIKAI.

In the year 20XX,a town regarded as a so-called"paradise for the disabled" is realized through the use of a cell-phone application.However,the origins of that town,planed in 2017,lay in the misappropriation of a large-scale scientific experiment. Part one of the ensemble piece format Sci-fi,Fantasy,Drama. TV miniseries scripts. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: TV Episode

(Posted: 12/10/2016; Updated: 12/10/2016 )

By Craig Peters.

Plagued by flashbacks, a homeless vet seeks redemption as he pursues a deranged street preacher who murders his followers to send them to heaven. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/27/2013; Updated: 03/02/2017 )