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After a tragic death, a grieving mother moves into an isolated farm to help her troubled teenage son cope – only to discover the farm is haunted by the ghost of a young man who committed suicide there, and he’s targeted her son as his next victim. 1st Place, Stage 32/Happy Writers New Blood, 2015.

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By SreyRam Kuy.

The Heart of a Tiger is the searing true story about the incredible courage, resilience and strength of a woman who survived one of the worst atrocities inflicted upon mankind, the Cambodian Genocide—in which over a four-year-period over two million Cambodians were murdered and dumped in mass grave sites. It is also the story of three generations of women, struggling against the boundaries placed upon them, each ultimately emerging triumphant to achieve their dreams. This is my family’s story of survival. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/30/2018; Updated: 07/19/2018 )

By Charles DeRykus.

A WW1 German-Jewish vet with PTSD flees Germany to join family in the Netherlands then struggles with his demons as a member of the Dutch Resistance. [5 Contest Finalist Awards in 2017] Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/27/2017; Updated: 07/15/2018 )

By Jeffrey Howe.

A meticulous 1890s stationmaster must deal with a widow and her young children abandoned on his platform.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 03/03/2018; Updated: 03/03/2018 )

By Gustavo Freitas.  Interview

In 1964, during the Cold War, an intelligence officer, haunted by a failed mission in Cuba, must confront a corrupt politician who plans to start a military dictatorship in Brazil. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/19/2018; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

By J. Lee.

A small-time mob family sees a chance to step into the big leagues when a job for an Italian mob family goes south, prompting an unusual alliance with a young woman who may be the key to their future success. Synopsis

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Format: TV Pilot

(Posted: 01/31/2018; Updated: 01/31/2018 )

By Steve Weissman.

Based on the true story of the Buddha: The battles of a Prince who rejects riches and power, risking insanity and death, in a quest to find ultimate freedom. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 11/23/2007; Updated: 05/15/2018 )

By Jamie Sutliff.

A ghost Evangeline tells her great granddaughter the tale of gold Louis that purchased her as a slave and leads Chloe to the missing coins.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/09/2014; Updated: 07/17/2018 )

By Marc DeLamater.  Interview

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.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/03/2006; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

By Jamie Sutliff.

The Vice President conspires with a CIA agent attempting the greatest heist in history during the Iraq War.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/15/2014; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

By Vicki Joyce.

Alice Ramsey is on a mission to become the first woman to drive an automobile across the United States, but a vengeful bank president, whose wife becomes a suffragette, isn't about to let that happen. PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/30/2011; Updated: 09/17/2017 )

By Kate Lauryn.

An origin twist on the story of Swan Lake, Odile discovers she is the black swan – a creature powerful enough to stop the evil sorcerer from ruling Prussia during the bloodiest European war in history in the 1630s. PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/13/2017; Updated: 05/05/2018 )

By Maria Lennon.

Berlin cold war aftermath: A Woman reconstructs shredded Stasi documents and stumbles upon a murder committed days after the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Her curiosity gets the best of her and she almost gets killed. The Puzzle People screenplay is an adaptation of the Berlin Spy Mystery by Doug Peterson. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/09/2013; Updated: 02/27/2018 )

By Maria Lennon.

The king of Israel marries a Phoenician Princess, who is consumed by Baal worship, wanting to kill all devout Hebrews. God’s prophet challenges the king to repent in spite of the threat of death. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/10/2010; Updated: 03/22/2018 )

By James Sladack.

Logline: Special Operations team time-travels to intercept fanatical Navy Seals determined to prevent the Crucifixion and annihilate the 21st century. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 11/17/2017; Updated: 06/30/2018 )

By Robert Gately.  Interviews

Ed always wanted to act or direct in theatre. Infant epilepsy, a lifelong battle with booze, or the bizarre hallucinations of van Gogh, Barrymore and spiders the size of dogs were not going to stop him. Living in reality was another matter. This is a physiological journey where a man struggles to find peace between the worlds of the real and the imaginary. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/26/2004; Updated: 02/06/2018 )

By J. Lee.

London on the brink of WWII. For family and country, a charismatic but damaged military wife and mother of two navigates the turbulent home front, making her mark on a struggling munitions factory. Synopsis

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Format: TV Pilot

(Posted: 01/31/2018; Updated: 01/31/2018 )

By Jamie Sutliff.

Teacher angels sent to Earth commit an unforgivable sin mate with human women producing the Nephilim, hybrid human/angels which are abominations in God's eyes.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/15/2014; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

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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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 03/24/2013; Updated: 11/06/2017 )

By Jay Williams.

Two young men test their values and lifetime friendship through the crucible of war, and each is forced to change--for the better and worse.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/11/2010; Updated: 11/04/2017 )

By Pamela Hunt.

When a Russian ballet teacher tries to smuggle evidence of Stalin's crimes into the U.S, she finds a surprising ally and the KGB in pursuit. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/25/2004; Updated: 07/10/2018 )

By PEGGY BRUEN.

A young Indian princess is kidnapped into slavery and defies her husband to lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition, with her baby on her back, safely across the Rockies to the Pacific Ocean. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/23/2014; Updated: 07/15/2018 )

By Wayne Johnson.

He collected 1,021 medals. He traveled 142,000 miles. Thousands turned out to see him wherever he appeared. He was a one-eared, three-legged dog. His name was Owney. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/31/2018; Updated: 02/01/2018 )

By Michael Kenney and Diane Burrell.

As the close of the Civil War nears, three disparate black Union soldiers become trapped behind Confederate lines and are forced to hide out on a cotton plantation, trying to blend in and not be noticed by the addled owner of the plantation and his harsh black overseer. But when the Colonel's eldest son declares he's taking the slaves to Brazil -- where slavery is still legal - our heroes decide they have to escape... and plan to take all the plantation slaves with them. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/06/2017; Updated: 03/03/2018 )

By Gene Gwynne.

An American Odyssey of adventure, love, and death that portrays with nostalgic hindsight the dawn of the modern era through the trials and tribulations of a young visionary's 1906 lone journey by automobile from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/08/2017; Updated: 02/10/2018 )

By Maria Lennon.

The son of the superintendent of international churches is convinced he hears a divine word which he follows, only to face ridicule from his family circle and friends and threats to lose his life from the drug and human trafficking world. This is a contemporary suspense about the prophet Hosea in the Bible. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 11/19/2015; Updated: 02/27/2018 )

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