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Two friends decide to get married for one year so they can make all of the mistakes that lead to a divorce in a marriage that “doesn’t count.” First Place, Script Pipeline Movie Idea Competition, Semifinalist, Nicholl Fellowships.

Sacramento International Film Festival

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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 Andrew Garrett.  Interview

Mouse mayor Mary Lou, newly elected--her wedding to beau Sly Snake is expected. Unfortunately for the town, the sugar mill has just burned down. Rowley (frog and, frankly, scum) has town and bride under his thumb. Just one day--that's all Sly's got, to save his gal and foil the plot. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/21/2012; Updated: 02/07/2017 )

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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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/02/2016; Updated: 06/06/2017 )

By Persephone Vandegrift.

A Hebridean island could hold the key to a woman's career and romantic transformation after she is forced to take her estranged mother's ashes from the US to Scotland.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/04/2016; Updated: 06/07/2017 )

By Persephone Vandegrift.

Set in ancient Rome and based on true events taken from Agrippina the Elder's life. A grieving widow risks her life to wage a personal vendetta against an emperor in order to seek justice for her husband's suspicious death. However her campaign pits her against Rome's political elite who will stop at nothing to make sure that she fails.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/04/2016; Updated: 12/11/2016 )

By Persephone Vandegrift.

A young man, struggling with his brother's untimely death, is forced to confront the difficult truth behind it after his brother's ghost shows up at his own wake.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 12/04/2016; Updated: 12/04/2016 )

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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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/15/2014; Updated: 06/06/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

An obsessive-compulsive twenty-one-year-old Peruvian woman, hoping to find love and relief from her mental illness, travels from Lima to the USA on a work-abroad program and takes a job at a small ski resort in Montana. [9 awards/honors including, Honorable Mention, 2014 Indie Gathering Film Festival and Top Three Finalist, 2015 River Bend Film Fest] Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/15/2014; Updated: 06/06/2017 )

By Arty Finkelstein & Andrew Garrett.  Interview

A young man is shoved violently, out of spite, into the U.S. Army at the height of the Vietnam War. They know he doesn’t belong--and he’s finding all the wrong ways to get out. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 03/24/2013; Updated: 02/07/2017 )

By Andrew Garrett.  Interview

Genres collide in this irreverent, darkly humorous animated thriller, as two American mice battle a crew of Nazi rats who have turned an ocean liner into a fiendish trap. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 01/21/2012; Updated: 02/07/2017 )

By Andrew Garrett.  Interview

Sarah, a black-footed ferret, is captured by human scientists. Her would-be hero, the weasel James, must rescue her from a world of wonder and terror truly out of their wildest dreams. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 01/21/2012; Updated: 02/07/2017 )

By Phil Parker.

***OPTIONED BY BAFTA-WINNING PRODUCER*** LOGLINE: "When a top U.S. pilot crash-lands on a Japanese island carrying the third atomic bomb, he's forced to choose between honor and duty: detonate the bomb and annihilate a POW camp, or let the bomb fall into the hands of a disgraced Japanese commander."

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(Posted: 08/21/2014; Updated: 12/19/2016 )