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By John Conner.

LOGLINE: When the son of mafia boss leaves the family business and gets falsely charged for murder, he must choose whether to stay loyal to his mob family and serve a prison sentence, or defy them by proving his innocence and risk assassination. SYNOPSIS: On the verge of becoming head of the family crime business, the eldest son of a New Orleans Mafia boss facing deportation orders abandons his Sicilian heritage by marrying an American woman and going into legitimate business. After his mob father is deported and his younger brother inherits the family business, the elder son is indited for murder when a restaurant owner he had previously refused orders to kill turns up dead. Then he learns who is real family is and risks assassination by teaming up with an investigation lawyer against his crime family in court to avoid a prison sentence.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/21/2008; Updated: 01/04/2017 )

By Thomas Herring.

A couple on vacation have three days to rush back home to validate a year old state multi-million dollar lottery ticket before it expires, but they're stuck on a bus headed across country in the wrong direction and they're broke. PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 02/28/2007; Updated: 07/27/2016 )

By Pamela Hunt.

When her phone messages reveal a mysterious voice confessing to murder, a young architect seeks help from an Apache policeman with unorthodox methods. Will they solve the clues before the killer strikes again? Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 06/16/2002; Updated: 01/29/2017 )

By Paul Mahoney.

Oz, a smart-alec mimicking lyrebird, is kidnapped from his new zoo, along with some other ‘reject’ animals. Together they have to find their way through the woods and back to their new zoo and safety. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 02/26/2017; Updated: 02/26/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

A struggling Hollywood screenwriter recruits his former best friends to help him write a script about a series of pranks they pulled in high school, and they discover why their friendship fell apart (ADAPTATION meets IDIOCRACY). Synopsis

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(Posted: 12/02/2016; Updated: 04/17/2017 )

By JJ Frey, PhD.

When his daughter’s brain is fried by their illegally marketed psychiatric drug, a desperate lone wolf father battles to bring down the corrupt and treacherous Big Pharma CEO. Alternate: Inside a colossal pharmaceutical fraud, grandmas killed, kids disabled; a lone wolf battles to bring down the CEO mastermind, and restore his daughter’s health (brain fried by the illegally marketed psychiatric drug); our hero must overcome losing job, wife, home, and dodge mob hits. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 08/29/2016; Updated: 09/21/2016 )

By Diana Stout.

A high school senior with no money, lousy grades, and has fallen for a girl who is college bound will do anything he can to get a college scholarship to follow her--even becoming Miss Mississippi.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/27/2016; Updated: 08/27/2016 )

By JR Jordan Baines.

Two museum reps use a wartime journal to find the Oak Island treasure as rivaling treasure hunters drag them deeper into the battle. Wealth of the century or the island's deft insult? (From the novel Last Assault on Oak Island by Jenn Rekka.) Synopsis

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(Posted: 08/10/2016; Updated: 08/10/2016 )

By Simon Wilkinson.

A young woman dreams of becoming a fighter pilot and joins the Air Transport Auxiliary to deliver warplanes to the RAF during World War Two. To win the respect she craves, she must prove herself to be as good a pilot as any man, but when her true love goes Missing in Action she risks everything to find him.

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(Posted: 08/03/2016; Updated: 08/03/2016 )

By Jay Natelle.

An ex-CIA agent, fallen in disgrace, straps on his guns for a last mission only to discover he’s been deceived into helping terrorists who are targeting a charismatic, young Pope. A story of redemption.

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(Posted: 05/30/2016; Updated: 05/30/2016 )

By Anat Golan.

Zealous to prove the man who brutally raped her is a wealthy and loved philanthropist, a scarred photographer discovers there's a heavy personal price to pay to get justice. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 05/30/2016; Updated: 06/10/2016 )

By Patricia Fox.  Interview

In 1991, a group of high school seniors navigate the treachery of young adulthood, while seeking the ultimate Minneapolis experience, seeing the legendary Prince perform live at First Avenue on Halloween night. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 05/25/2016; Updated: 12/01/2016 )

By Apolos Israel.

Following an attack on his village, a boy from the slums sets on a journey of vengeance that leads him across war torn Africa. Along the way he picks up a tech savvy convict with a mission of her own.

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(Posted: 05/19/2016; Updated: 05/19/2016 )

By pat pattan.

JUS' PLAIN HARRY is a humorous story about a free-spirited homeless man whose unconventional ways change the lives of his nephew's snobbish family and the lives of the men at the tent camp where he lived.

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(Posted: 04/07/2016; Updated: 06/17/2016 )

By Alan Barkley.

When a former fashion model, haunted by the secret of her parents' shooting deaths , joins the SWAT team at her late father's police department she must overcome the hostility of superiors and coworkers while trying to stop a relentless cop killer. (Semi-Finalist ScriptShark competition (under earlier title, "Heart Rate.")

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(Posted: 12/28/2015; Updated: 06/10/2016 )

By Diane Johnson.

A truck driver picks up a hitchhiker on the anniversary of the girl's mother's roadside murder.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 09/01/2014; Updated: 01/10/2017 )

By Diane Johnson.

A man goes on a blind date with a blind woman.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 07/12/2012; Updated: 01/10/2017 )

By Justine Cowan.

Elvina is the heroine in this story as she helps Wojo, a Marine who served in Khe Sanh, Vietnam, battle the downward spiral of PTSD after returning home from a war that he and his buddies weren't allowed to win. Thanks for your service, veterans!

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(Posted: 01/06/2010; Updated: 11/08/2016 )

By Steve Weissman.

What happens in the future when it's against the law to speak out against consumerism? Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 12/01/2007; Updated: 08/23/2016 )

By Diane Johnson.

A volunteer firefighter of Native American descent must convince a small town sheriff with a grudge that a vengeful Indian spirit is bent on destroying their town with the flood waters of a nearby creek. Inspired by the actual Schoharie Creek bridge collapse of 1987. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 10/29/2003; Updated: 01/10/2017 )

By Joan Jeby Fine.

The humor of “There’s Something About Mary” enters the world of “Sixth Sense” in this high concept hybrid comedy that gently tinkers with the unknown. Our bumbling hero trips through the belly laughs and the eerie fascination only to land on his feet, time and time again.

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(Posted: 01/25/2001; Updated: 08/05/2016 )

By Joan Jeby Fine.

“You’ve Got Mail” goes interracial. Love is “deleted” when a modern black woman leaves everything behind to put family first. It reappears direct from cyberspace wrapped in a package complete with a younger white man plus the woman’s lifelong dream of her own restaurant. "Waiting to Exhale" meets "Soul Food"

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(Posted: 01/25/2001; Updated: 08/05/2016 )

By Fahad Olayan .

Two noble familes, bound by blood, enter a ruthless civil war after avenging the death of their king.

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(Posted: 04/08/2017; Updated: 04/08/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

Trying to escape the oppressive forces back home leading him to drugs, crime, and despair, 22-year-old William James moves to Mexico to seek freedom in its beaches, mountains, and culture, but he soon finds his problems waiting there on the other side of the border (THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER by Junot Diaz meets ON THE ROAD by Jack Kerouac). Synopsis

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Format: Novel

(Posted: 04/02/2017; Updated: 04/17/2017 )

By judi Blaze.

The bar is full but no one speaks or looks up from their texting, instead they stare down at their phones like zombies, until Jasper walks in and provides words for a muted soap opera on the large TV screen. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 03/25/2017; Updated: 04/11/2017 )

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