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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: 04/25/2017 )

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: 05/07/2017 )

By Jeffrey Allen Russel & Lynda Lemberg.

During the Civil Rights era, a white supremacist colludes with a judge to entrap African Americans for his lobotomies. When a Black track star is sent to his asylum after she retaliates against the racist girls at school, her brilliant best friend teams up with an edgy journalist to free her and expose the conspiracy.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/31/2016; Updated: 04/25/2017 )

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 Michael Gibrall.  Interviews

Two immortals, with different agendas, quest for the Spear of Destiny, while an underground society hunts for the secrets of never ending life. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/17/2016; Updated: 05/02/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all [Ranked 1st in the "GLBT" category of MovieBytes's Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts. Austin Film Festival Second Round, Page International Quarterfinalist]. Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/02/2016; Updated: 05/16/2017 )

By Robert and Lois Gately.  Interviews

When Joe’s 39 year-old addicted and pregnant daughter appears on his doorstep, his sedentary life is about to disappear forever. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/19/2012; Updated: 04/25/2017 )

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. [33 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: 05/16/2017 )

By Jeffrey Howe.

A smart-but-shy eighth-grade girl thinks she's finally found her niche when she joins a diverse robotics team, but when the team threatens to fall apart around her, she's forced to solve the kinds of problems even the best code won't fix.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/04/2016; Updated: 03/05/2017 )

By David J Schroeder.

LOG LINE: A young girl begins her life as an Asian martial arts Mensa chick in search of the American Dream. SYNOPSIS: Lana Liu, disguised as a boy, enters a Chinese martial arts academy, only to be discovered. She fights to support her grandmother, and begin her journey to the home of her father, the USA. Winner of 4 'Best Screenplay' awards.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 01/27/2012; Updated: 04/01/2017 )

By Robert Gately and Drew Keil.  Interviews

Self-exiled at home for decades, an agoraphobic mother must choose between her recluse life and trekking through the scary bustle of NYC to see her estranged daughter perform a solo at Carnegie Hall and, while she takes this voyage with her two loved-starved friends, this eclectic, female ensemble allow us to laugh and cry while making us believe we are never too old to dream and never too young to forgive Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 04/25/2017 )

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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(Posted: 04/15/2014; Updated: 05/16/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

Two estranged best friends set off on a road trip to explore what truths unite people in a modern America dominated by apathy and discord. It is soon clear, however, that truth is the last thing either man seeks. [19 awards/honors, including first place in the 2016 London Film Awards, the 2014 Awareness Film Festival, and the 2014 West Field Screenwriting Awards]. Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/15/2014; Updated: 05/16/2017 )

By Warren R. Hull.

The lives of two powerful families intertwine to create a personal tragedy of enormous consequence which in turn propagates one of the most famous murder mysteries of the twentieth century.

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(Posted: 09/19/2008; Updated: 01/14/2017 )

By Warren R. Hull.

A young trumpet player struggles to make the Navy band destined for the U.S.S. Arizona — and tragedy at Pearl Harbor.

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(Posted: 07/13/2015; Updated: 01/14/2017 )

By Warren R. Hull.

He was the best center in the National Football League. He was a gladiator of the game; a nine-time Pro Bowler, a Hall of Famer and a four-time Champion and at the age of 50 he was in the morgue, a victim of the game he loved.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/09/2016; Updated: 01/14/2017 )