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By Frank P. Duffy.

A cynically disheartened middle-aged mason is free to build his house in Florida when there's no evidence against him in the mysterious deaths of his abusive parents. He becomes emotionally involved with a young construction worker who is an undercover FBI agent intent on incriminating the suspect.

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(Posted: 10/13/2011; Updated: 10/27/2011 )

By S.W. Oyler.

In a violent America, a young polarizing anti-gun Presidential hopeful, is targeted for assasination by a rogue militia on the eve of the presidential election, must outwit and outrun the militia and overcome his own weakness and fear of guns in hopes of surviving to see not only the election, but his family too.

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(Posted: 10/06/2011; Updated: 09/23/2012 )

By anthony silverwood.

When the police in Paradise Falls switches to a communications frequency that imprisons a demon, this isolated town becomes ground zero in an explosion of apocalyptic terror, and 911 is the last number you should call.

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(Posted: 10/05/2011; Updated: 10/05/2011 )

By Paul Pastore.

A pair of one night stands during the Northeast Blackout of '65 come back to haunt two couples when one moves in next to the other at an active adult community 44 years later. (GREAT VEHICLE FOR A GROUP OF SENIOR ACTORS!!)

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Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 09/29/2011; Updated: 08/30/2012 )

By Paul Pastore.

Two ex-CIA operatives (and former lovers) must put aside their hatred for each other and find an ancient Mayan artifact before a radical terrorist group can use its hidden powers to alter world history. (The non-Arab/Nazi version of "The Sands of Time".)

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(Posted: 09/29/2011; Updated: 08/30/2012 )

By Paul Pastore.

Two ex-CIA agents, and former lovers, must put aside their hatred for each other to find an ancient Arab artifact before a modern-day Nazi can use its hidden powers to change the outcome of World War II. ...(Good vehicle for a charismatic action male and female lead who can bring money to the project. Think Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez before they did "Gigli".)

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(Posted: 09/29/2011; Updated: 08/30/2012 )

By Paul Pastore.

When her eternal life is threatened, a self-centered guardian angel learns the true meaning of love from the seven-year-old girl she never wanted.

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(Posted: 09/29/2011; Updated: 08/30/2012 )

By Paul Pastore, Bob Mangrum.

A customized romance novel author gets more than he bargains for when he becomes the fantasy lover of a number of his clients.

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(Posted: 09/29/2011; Updated: 08/30/2012 )

By Justine Cowan.

Transparent meets Modern Family! At Marita's home, all or her son's friends whether they are gay, transgender, or straight, are welcome. Most have been ostrasized by their families for being gay and Marita gives them love and acceptance.

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(Posted: 09/28/2011; Updated: 02/05/2016 )

By Robert Kirschten.

Shakespeare's "12th Night" in "Night at the Museum," or Indiana Jones thinks he's turning gay but can't!

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(Posted: 09/28/2011; Updated: 09/28/2011 )

By Robert Kirschten.

NYC sports reporter uncovers clues to murders and to the theft of millions of dollars of Hudson River Valley landscape paintings in a crossword puzzle played like a TV game show. Quarter Finalist 2011 Creative World Awards Screenplay Contest.

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(Posted: 09/28/2011; Updated: 09/28/2011 )

By Robert Kirschten.

Antagonistic stepbrothers (Cain and UnAbel!) compete to inherit a chain of hotels, depending on who finishes hotel school first. Winner: Best Screenplay Red Wasp Film Festival. Finalist: Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival: 2011.

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(Posted: 09/28/2011; Updated: 09/28/2011 )

By Roberto Negron.

When a new born wildebeest calf loses his mother to predators, his estranged father steps in to get him ready for the annual migration.

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(Posted: 09/28/2011; Updated: 10/30/2011 )

By RONALD ROMINE.

In the tradition of "NORMA RAE" and "ERIN BROCKOVICH," "ABIGAIL BROWN" is a female, character-driven drama, "Based on Actual Events," about a courageous caseworker of conviction, who feels compelled to buck the welfare system after an old family friend dies in a decaying welfare hotel.

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(Posted: 09/26/2011; Updated: 08/03/2012 )

By Eric Foster.

Smart Hispanic mayor of a poor Texas border town, rides a tidal wave when a toll on the local border crossing brings vast sudden wealth. Based on a true story.

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Format: TV Pilot

(Posted: 09/26/2011; Updated: 09/26/2011 )

By Véronique RObert.

Realizing they are broke now that their father has died, two sister will understand that happiness is sometimes where you least expect it as they move against their will to the island of Martinique to recover their sole possession; A Sailboat.

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(Posted: 09/26/2011; Updated: 02/02/2012 )

By Rick Hubley & Richard Hubley II.

Chestnut Lodge, a boarded up insane asylum, becomes the focus of the Ghost Chasers, TV's premiere female paranormal investigators. (found footage)

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(Posted: 09/25/2011; Updated: 10/15/2011 )

By Nneji Kalu.

You Have the Wrong Name, Sir is a comedy in which Dr. Jonah Okeke encounters the full brunt of appalling work ethic, apathy, indifference, and lack of common courtesy at Universities in a third-world country. Dr. Jonah Okeke spends years trying to return to his homeland to contribute to the scientific community after studying and working in London and the United States of America. Through this process, he encounters many roadblocks and repeated aggravations from having to navigate through a chaotic airport system to attempting to secure appointments with various university officials. After many years, he eventually realizes what he had been chasing all this time had been right there in front of him.

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(Posted: 09/23/2011; Updated: 09/23/2011 )

By Ashraf Edris.

The disloyalty box whispers to the greedy family to confess with their filthy memories , it all runs on one rule , never too old to change your belives in your family members . Who will be first killer and gain the treasure Thriller

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(Posted: 09/23/2011; Updated: 09/23/2011 )

By Micaela Hicken.

A nun is kicked out of the convent and spends a month with her family.

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(Posted: 09/22/2011; Updated: 09/22/2011 )

By Linda Boroff.

A father and son invest everything in a business selling upscale Italian suits to the nerds of Silicon Valley. Based on my published short story.

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(Posted: 09/18/2011; Updated: 05/24/2014 )

By FRANK AMOBI.

TREATMENT TITLE: THE HIGH I Q'S SUB-TITLE: THE AMERICAN GENIUS GENRE: REALITY TELEVISION COMPETITION LOGLINES: Several corporations compete to win the bid to hire the winner of the most extensive intellectual competition that crowned him or her " THE HIGH IQ " or " THE AMERICAN GENIUS." SYNOPSIS: The HIGH I Q'S or THE AMERICAN GENIUS is a title for a single winner of an intellectual competition. The highest scores determine the winner over a series of tests and tasks that include problem-solving and learning abilities in the fields of art, science and technology etc. PREMISE: The American public has seen singers, dancers, models; actors compete for prizes on national television. There is a desire for an intellectual competition whereby a single individual will be crowned "The American Genius''. The added incentive to winning this award will be for the winner to have the opportunity to land a six-figure job offer from one of several top corporations. These corporations will also compete to win the bid to hire the American genius. PLOT: Contestants will be selected from open casting calls and the competition will be open for all ages. The selection process will be based on brainpower rather than talent. The successful contestants will undergo rigorous questioning in all fields and subjects. Contestants will also have to demonstrate their ability to do and know almost every task involved. In other words they have to be the "Jack of all Trades". Contestants with the lowest points after each show will be rejected from proceeding to the next level. Each of the tests will be more challenging than the previous ones, making the tests more difficult to pass. Contestants are issued cards without knowing whether they are moving on or have been rejected. The scene at this moment will feature a dramatic delay in anticipation of the "reject" or "green light" result. Imagine, the facial expression of a contestant standing, facing an automated machine, waiting to be declared a "green light". CASTING/DEVELOPMENT: Cast members will include scientists, professors, authors, journalists, and specialists from all fields of study. Each episode will feature five panelists to administer the test, and also judge the competition. The penultimate show will focus on the competing companies and the bid to hire the crowned "American Genius". CONCLUSION: The two contestants with the highest final scores will compete at the final episode. The two corporations with the highest bids will be announced before the final competition and the salary figures disclosed, making the competition more intense in search of the next AMERICAN GENIUS. OPEN CASTINGS LOCATIONS: L.A, NY, BOSTON, SAN FRAN. TAMPA, DALLAS. OPERATIONAL BUDGET: MEDIUM SPONSORS: CONTENDING EMPLOYERS VYING TO HIRE THE AMERICAN GENIUS. E.g., GM, FORD, XEROX, IBM, etc. PRODUCTION DURATION: Approx., Six-months. WRITER/CREATOR: FRANK AMOBI FRAMOBY REALITY/SIT-COM. & GAME SHOWS TELEVISION© FRAMOBY@AOL.COM___Copyright, 2004 Library of Congress-wga

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Format: TV Episode

(Posted: 09/17/2011; Updated: 09/17/2011 )

By FRANK AMOBI.

SERIES CONCEPT THE ADONIS SUB-TITLE: THE CORONATION GENRE: REALITY TV SHOW/COMPETITION LOGLINE: For twelve months, one man will live in a luxurious mansion as the new American coroneted king " THE ADONIS ". Meanwhile, the American public looks forward to see who will be the new choice for " MRS. ADONIS ". (An undisclosed single female celebrity) SYNOPSIS: PREMISE: For several years, the American public has watched contests for "MISS AMERICA", "MISS USA", "MISS UNIVERSE" etc., today, for the first time in the history of television; the American public will have the opportunity to coronate a king. The crowned king is a man of flawless character, a man of a high moral fortitude, a well educated man, a man fit to be crowned king, in stature and appearance, a man worthy of royalty, and this man is THE ADONIS. PLOT: The show producers will embark on an elaborate search to find a man that will fit certain criteria's to become "THE ADONIS''. The producers will conduct open casting auditions in several cities. Fifteen contestants will undergo a strict screening and interviews by a panel of judges. These judges consist of celebrities, educators, law enforcement, the clergy, politicians etc. The contestants must be between the ages of 21 and 45. All fifteen contestants will be evaluated according to their responses to the Q&A session facilitated by the panel of judges. The contestants will hold individual one on one interview with each judge who in turn will evaluate each of their performances separately. Five contestants with highest scores as determined by the judges will become the finalists to compete to be crowned THE ADONIS. The producers will ensure that the judges make their selections according to the quality and standards set forth for the individual expected to be THE ADONIS. These five finalists will then face-off on a variety of competitions ranging from the measure of strength and athleticism to patience, composure and endurance. These competitive events are designed to help the public and studio audience determine which finalists will receive their support. A self-styled fashion show will be the contestant's final impression, and a life time chance to win the public approval to be crowned THE ADONIS. America will have a full day to vote for the ADONIS. (The making of the American royalty) TWIST/DEVELOPMENT: THE ADONIS is a man fit to be a king. There will not be a legitimate king without a beautiful queen besides him. Hence, the producers will also solicit participations from Hollywood's most beautiful single women celebrities. The producers and the crowned ADONIS will know the identity of the participating celebrities. The public will be aware of a planned proposal by the crown ADONIS to an un-named celebrity and anticipation is high at the moment. The identities of the celebrities that were not chosen by the ADONIS will remain anonymous. The on-camera friendship or engagement proposal will take place on national television and is expected to generate a high television audience. Imagine, the workplace conversations about who is suspected of becoming the next "MRS. ADONIS" or rather the next QUEEN. THE CORONATION OF THE 'KING': THE ADONIS THE ADONIS is a title worthy of royal remunerations. The crowned ADONIS and the soon-to-be queen will reside in a royal mansion for a one-year term as the American only royalty. The ADONIS and the QUEEN will devote their time to charities, especially children related, special appearances and community services. THE ADONIS will live a life fit for a king and a queen for one year; this entails traveling convoys, bodyguards, royal attires etc. THE ADONIS will receive a six-figure salary for one year. CONCLUSIONS: Presidential election comes every four years, but America will have the opportunity to make the crowning of THE ADONIS an annual televising event. Ladies and gentlemen, virtue and values is here! And royalty is returning to America. WRITER/CREATOR: FRANK AMOBI FRAMOBY REALITY/SIT-COM. & GAME SHOWS TELEVISION© FRAMOBY@AOL.COM_____Copyright, 2004 Library of Congress-wga

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(Posted: 09/17/2011; Updated: 09/17/2011 )

By FRANK AMOBI.

TREATMENT: REALITY T.V. SHOW TITLE: DREAM DATE SUB-TITLE: CELEBRITY LOUNGE LOGLINE: A single female and a single male unaware of their 'DREAM DATE' matching characteristics, find themselves mingling in this cocktail lounge. In fact, they are the only unmarried individuals in this lounge, and they don't know it. SYNOPSIS: A trendy cocktail lounge is transformed into a romantic dream date match-up venue for two singles, a man and a woman, unbeknownst of a secret scheme. In the lounge, the two single individuals find themselves in the mist of eight other people married to each other, but pretend to be single. PLOT: The single contestants are selected from open casting call where each applicant completes a questionnaire giving profile descriptions of their expected dream dates. The producers will match-up the contestants according to specific physical descriptions of their expected dream date. The married couple participants are also selected from open casting calls. Each episode features different set of singles and different set of married couples. DEVELOPMENT: the host identifies the two single contestants and the married couples as they arrive at the lounge individually. Host-briefing: "Welcome to celebrity lounge&your dream date is here!; there are two persons here that are single and eight married couple. You know yourselves, but the television audience does not know you; and you don't know who amongst you is married and to whom they are married to; the only person that knows who you are is the unknown celebrity, and you don't know who this visiting celebrity is; In other words, no one here knows anything about anybody here but themselves; All you have to do is mingle, meet and talk to each other, and sooner or later, we will find out who your dream date is, and who you are married to, until then, party-on folks!" TWIST/CLIMAX: Anticipation is high for the television audience trying to identify who are the single contestants and to confirm their guesses of whom the married couples are, and to ultimately find out who will be the visiting celebrity. The anticipation is also high for the two singles to meet their dream dates amongst the contestants and to find out who is married and to whom. The married couples also anticipate to knowing who the two single contestants are, and also who amongst themselves is married. All the suspense will be lifted when the visiting celebrity appears to announce the match-ups and identify the married couples. CONCLUSION: The visiting celebrity identifies the four married couples, and the dramatic ending will leave two individuals standing unknown to each other behind the scene. Physical appearance and other expected qualities confirm the two remaining contestants to each other. "Here is your dream date and welcome to my lounge". COMPENSATIONS: To be determined if match-up leads to marital proposals and engagements. . WRITER/CREATOR: FRANK AMOBI FRAMOBY REALITY/SIT-COM. & GAME SHOWS TELEVISION© FRAMOBY@AOL.COM, _Copyright, 2004 Library of Congress-WGA

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(Posted: 09/17/2011; Updated: 09/17/2011 )

By FRANK AMOBI.

SERIES CONCEPT WIFE SEARCH USA By Frank Amobi GENRE: REALITY TV LOGLINE: A wealthy bachelor realizes that women will never love him for himself, so, while in disguise, he embarks on finding a wife. SYNOPSIS PREMISE: AN ORDINARY MAN - NOT AN ANNOUNCED MILLIONAIRE OR PRETEND MILLIONAIRE as has been seen on other "reality" TV shows. The initial profile of the man embarked upon The WIFE SEARCH is presented at the beginning of the show. It reveals him to be an attractive, appealing, good looking and honorable man; a man of moderate income but loved and admired by his coworkers and friends. TWIST IN THE STORY/ADVENTURE: The penultimate show- once a wedding proposal has been accepted by the woman he has chosen, we will reveal through a true biography that he is in actuality a multi-millionaire who is seeking a wife not influenced by his money. At the begining of each segment, there will be a revelation of a packaged gift for whoever decides to drop out for any reasons. The video of the faces of the women who chose the packaged gift rather than proceed to the next level will be priceless. It will show that (for example) rather than being the mailroom supervisor of a successful company or firm, he is actually the CEO or owner of the company/firm. PLOT: Ten young women are selected by the television show's producers and told that unlike the shows they may have seen, the man they will meet is an " ordinary" man who is sincerely and seriously looking to meet " the girl of his dreams." He is "not claiming or pretending to be a millionaire." (This, it will be revealed at the denouement, is true: he did not claim to be a millionaire - in fact, he claimed not to be. Nor was he pretending to be - in reality, he was pretending not be.) This point of interest will be revealed to the TV viewers early in the first show, so that they might follow along on the " inside gag," as it were. RATIONALE: Most famous and wealthy bachelors are afraid that a woman may be interested in them for their money and status and not for who they really are as a person. That is, of course, the reason for prenuptial agreements. An alternative - which this show offers - the ability to live in disguise, as it were, until they find the woman of their dreams who is certainly in love with them as an individual. The revelation will be an exciting and shocking moment for the woman who is chosen. If the woman who is chosen is shocked, think of the women who had chosen to drop out because they did not like his job or 'moderate' lifestyle. A video will capture their faces as they watch a closed circuit screen in a nearby room. A condition of each woman's participation is that if she dropped out,or not chosen as the bribe, she will be required to attend the wedding. DEVELOPMENT: Build a set outside a work district and hold auditions for the would-be contestants of a 'good catch' bachelor. The bachelor, watching through a two-way mirror or a monitor of some kind, chooses ten women he would like to know better. They will not see him during this selection process. The women will be divided into two groups of five contestants. At the end of each episode or segment each woman gets to decide if she will go on to the next round or accept a nice gift basket of diamond bracelets, cash, etc., and drop out. She will be asked about her compatibility with the bachelor etc. and then make her decision. CONCEIVED BY FRANK AMOBI WRITTEN BY F. AMOBI & V. GARNETT FRAMOBY REALITY/SIT-COM. & GAME SHOWS TELEVISION© FRAMOBY@AOL.COM_____Copyright, 2003 Library of Congress-wga

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(Posted: 09/17/2011; Updated: 09/17/2011 )

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