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AMERICAN SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

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By Danielle R Erlich.

When a bullied teenager seeks refuge by an Irish castle, he travels to a magical world he never knew existed where his long-lost father turns out to be king. But the king has been kidnapped by an unknown assailant, and now the responsibility to rescue him falls to his clueless son.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/20/2017; Updated: 11/04/2019)

By Danielle R Erlich.

After her parents are brutally murdered, the last dragon whisperer — a 16 yr old grieving teenager named Luana — goes on an epic quest to avenge their deaths and rescue her village from blood-thirsty banshees. "Luana" is the prequel to the multi-award-winning "Legacy."

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/22/2017; Updated: 10/03/2019)

By Danny Howell.

A teenager about to turn 16 makes a discovery that could be his ticket out of his oppressive small town life, but it means leaving his younger brother behind.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: ; Updated: 10/06/2019)

By Robert Gately.

A retired police officer goes to the current-day Army/Navy football game with his two wacky friends intending to jump onto the field and score a touchdown he should’ve scored decades ago when he fumbled during the same football classic as time ran out, only this time dozens of security guards await him, and it’ll be a friggin’ miracle if he succeeds.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 05/04/2019)

By Dave Kraft.

While battling a vengeful extortionist’s scheme, an All-Pro linebacker with anger issues works to rebuild a life, his character and a career that spirals out of control after his fierce play on-field injures his estranged best friend. .

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/28/2010; Updated: 12/02/2018)

By Robert Gately and Drew Keil.

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

Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 05/04/2019)

By Keith Davidson.

Winner of multiple contests (including Disney and WB), this detective comedy is about a struggling mystery author who's writing a novel based on her fiancé detective’s big murder case and discovers he missed a key clue, then sets out with her eccentric editor to re-solve the murder. But to win back her respect and save their relationship the fiancé must beat them to the punch. The film is presented in three different genres — film noir, Hollywood glamour, and pulp – depending on which character is telling the story.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/07/2001; Updated: 09/07/2019)

By Danny Howell.

A college-age fast food manager's virginity makes him a target of a cult of "living meat" eaters masquerading as workers. If one if them tricks him into eating the

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/03/2018; Updated: 09/12/2019)

By James Ossi.

She's a French artist's model. He's a New York artist. Together they vibrate in harmonic insanity. Explosive love. Ludicrous sex. Preposterous adventures. Against the world ... but right ... but happily insane.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/06/2004; Updated: 01/05/2019)

By Marc DeLamater.

Imagine going around the world under the sea onboard the world's most advanced submarine. It sounds like "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," but it really happened. In this dramatic true story, an American nuclear submarine captain announces to his new, untested crew that their maiden voyage is now a far more dangerous top-secret mission - to make the first submerged circumnavigation of the Earth.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/03/2006; Updated: 05/21/2019)

By Robert Gately.

A black correctional officer coaches a prison basketball team and finds the motivation he needs, in life and on the job, in Boo Hoo Flanagan, an aging, white, crippled inmate who shoots 3-point baskets better than anyone has ever seen.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 05/04/2019)

By Mark Beech & Linda Gray.

After rushing from one gold rush to the next for 27 years, can two hapless old prospectors finally strike it rich with a wagon-load of cats?!

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/13/2010; Updated: 05/27/2019)

By Chuck Loch.

A U.S. Army interrogator in Afghanistan uncovers details of an al-Qaeda plot to detonate a nuclear device in Washington, DC as the President delivers his State of the Union Address. But, in the process of interrogation, SHE bonds with her prisoner and fights to save him from the death sentence brought on by his own disclosures.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/11/2003; Updated: 05/04/2019)

By Timothy Jay Smith.

A repo man on the run from a Mexican drug gang sets up his twin brother to take the hit for him, only to have a change of heart and try to save his life - The Talented Mr Ripley meets The Usual Suspects in No Country for Old Men in this gritty and fast-paced suspense thriller.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/29/2011; Updated: 07/19/2019)

By Pamela Hunt.

The message on her answer machine confesses to murder, and a young architect turns to a seasoned and troubled Apache policeman to find the man behind the voice. Will they catch him before she becomes a target, too?

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/16/2002; Updated: 09/07/2019)