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HALFWAY HOME

When a catastrophic accident causes an athlete to become paralyzed, and all seems to be lost, he finds redemption in the most unlikely place, with a gaggle of colorful characters in a halfway house for the mentally disabled. Winner of 19 'Best Screenplay' awards. Previously #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'

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The Heart of a Tiger

The Heart of a Tiger is based on the true story of a woman who escaped the Cambodian Genocide in the 1970s. It follows 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. Received 39 awards.

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The Paper Route

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

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COOP

An inspirational drama about a disabled dog who assists a recently disabled young athlete find renewed purpose in his life.

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The Barking Spider

When Joe’s 39 year-old addicted and pregnant daughter appears on his doorstep, his sedentary life is about to disappear forever. Script Excerpt

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South Of Main Street

Mom dies and the youngest daughter sues the emotionally challenged Dad for financial control of the estate sending him on a quest to prove he is normal - not an easy task when you are not.

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Doors of Miracles

A young woman fearing another disaster hesitates, in giving thanks to God yet trembling fights fear, gives thanks, and triggers Light descending from Heaven projecting her to its source to be returned with supernatural powers, miracles, and God speaks. Script Excerpt

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Ajeeta the Invincible

To pursue her dream of becoming a pro football (soccer) player, a 12 year-old orphan escapes from her cruel reformatory and sets out on a dangerous trek from New Delhi to a football academy near Kolkata. Script Excerpt

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K-9 Cop

A cranky police officer dies and ends up in the body of a police dog in order to bring down a criminal organization and help a teenager get over a big loss in his family. Script Excerpt

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Motherkiller

Based on a true story. A rookie prosecutor, a young woman, fights to revive a cold case against a man accused of murdering his girlfriend twenty years ago. On her deathbed, the victim said he didn't do it. Script Excerpt

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SEIRIOS/ROBOMUTT

A boy finds a dog which is actually a dangerous military prototype.

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The Magnificent Kevin

The Magnificent Kevin, a young magician in the old west, teams up with Harry Houdini and a secret society of magicians to battle their arch-nemesis, Melvin the Mentalist.

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The Mythical Golden Trout

When a cash-strapped family camping in the Sierras discovers a huge nugget of gold, the local police chief rounds up a posse of clueless misfits and sets out to steal it from them. Script Excerpt

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The Naughty List

With the help of a bicycle, an Ice Road Trucker and an Inuit Dog Sled Driver, Aiden Shea travels to the North Pole to face every kids’ worst nightmare right before Christmas – being on the Naughty List.

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Marlowe

A brown, Virginia, field mouse moves into the bedroom of eleven-year-old-Cole who teaches the animal to talk and wear clothes. In the end, Marlowe saves Cole and his family and a small group of humans and animals, from a virus that kills all animals globally in less than a year.

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The Squawker

Two gonzo grad students and a fearless Native American woman clash with the FBI as they search for an endangered, sacred bird on her tribal homeland that could save the area from loggers. Script Excerpt

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God's Warrior

God chooses a young woman to be His Warrior but fails to warn her of the dangers.

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God is a Geek

A geeky comic book writer promotes his comic book with the aid of a young prodigious girl and a band of nerdy kids after the superhero he created steps out of a portal and into his comic book store in search of his creator.

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Turtle Eggs for Agassiz

A famous scientist's strange need challenges a young teacher to tackle it, launching a great adventure. Script Excerpt

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True Tears - Timeless Fairy Tale

A young maiden who grew up hidden in the woods must find her father the king to save the kingdom from doom – His twin sister and self-appointed Sorceress Queen who banished him almost 18 years ago uses all her powers to prevent a successful journey.

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ELIJAH

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.

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A ROSE BY THE DOOR

A God fearing woman finds herself burned out by hurtful tragedies in her life. By trying to hide secrets from the past, she comes to the place where faith seems gone. But she overlooks, that old wounds must be touched and tended before they could be healed for good. A ROSE BY THE DOOR is an adaptation of Deborah Bedford's inspirational novel with the same title.

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CYCLONE

Quarter-finalist Screen Lab 2019. Semi-finalist Fresh Voices 2020. Stevie is fifteen years old and well on the way to becoming a hardened criminal; Dave is a cop, natural enemy of Stevie; Susie is Dave’s two-year-old daughter who is kidnapped during a cyclone. The last thing a teenage boy needs is a baby. But it falls to Stevie to save the baby – without knowing who she is and for totally unselfish motives – and thus to save Dave and his family from total disintegration.

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER

If he is to earn his gold wings, Jeremy, a young goldfinch, must find the courage to challenge the bird of prey that killed his father.

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Everything I Have Is Yours

Thirteen-year-old Haylee stumbles on her father's affair with her mother's friend, who has come to stay after her home was burglarized. Script Excerpt

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Corporate Policy

Greedy executives of a large corporation implement an illegal downsizing process, and they would've gotten away with it but they didn’t count on a desperate employee whose courage and family loyalty proves much stronger than any of their corporate policies.

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The Rocking Horse Christmas

A seven year old boy named Cody saves Christmas with the help of his dog and two animated mice. In this action/animated adventure Cody passes through the fire of manhood by saving an ancient Christmas ornament that has been in his family for three hundred years.

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A SPY ON EVERY CORNER

An international jewel thief tries to save the world from the Reich and salvage a long-interrupted relationship with the Big Band babe he loves. But a silly war, a Nazi superspy, two bumbling FBI agents -- and even the frickin’ fuhrer himself -- keep getting in his way! Script Excerpt

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The Cosmic Kids

Sci-fi author Poppy writes a new eBook but it’s his teenage grandkids who live the adventure when iPad and 3D glasses technology go wonky and they’re sucked into the pages of his story. The teenagers become participants, finding themselves living the adventure along with their teenager grandfather as he pursues Russian spies.

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Sam Fights Back

: An engaging, stroppy 12/13 year-old, having blinded his sister, must save for her eye operation by Christmas. He has to outwit ruthless crooks wanting his computer skills, or disappear.

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The Secret Life of Poppy

When skinny, fifteen year old Anna becomes slender, supermodel Poppy, a modern Cinderella story unfolds ala Hannah Montana,' with a hot rock star as Prince Charming and a wise talking agent as the fairy godfather. Fantasy touches bring gentle reminders of Amelie, Princess Diaries or even Alice in Wonderland.

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THE KITE FLYER

A young widow and her boy, who has Down syndrome, are paid off by her in-laws to disappear. She must learn to cope with life's demands to survive and forgive the people who hurt her to fully live. The Kite Flyer is an adaptation of Gail Gaymer Martin's inspirational fiction, "The Christmas Kite."

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My Angel Wore Stripes

After an accident, a standup comedian finds himself transported to heaven where he becomes an "Angel in Training." In order for him to earn his wings, he must return to earth and successfully defend an innocent prisoner at a Parole Board Hearing. During his spiritual journey, he touches and transforms the lives of the people he meets including the innocent victim, the quilty party and others along the way.

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Living Proof

Adopted at infancy, a pro minor league ice-hockey player searches for his biological parents during a championship season where his dream of playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins hangs on a thread and a prayer. But his quest to find his birth parents is a little more disruptive to his life than expected and he finds himself more on a journey of enlightenment than discovery. Script Excerpt

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Turf War

As Florida neighbors fall in love, their rival lawn ornaments start a war. Script Excerpt

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BORN TO BE YOU

A female seagull gets stranded and injured on an island of flightless cormorants. The leader nurses her back to health. He wants her to be his mate with the condition that she gives up flying.

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Louise

A bright and beautiful biracial girl faces the trials and tribulations of standing out from those around her in Barbados, often drawing unwanted attentions that plummets her into a lifestyle of unsettling situations. Is there a chance of happiness for her?

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A Nice Family Gathering

A story about a man who loved his wife so much, he almost told her.

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Running Boys: The First Rebellion

After the spaceship they find takes them to another world, three boys must outrun and outsmart their alien hosts before the aliens capture and enslave them. Jurassic Park in space. This feature script could be animated.

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From da Big Island

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Vacation Burnout

A couple find a wadded up lottery ticket hidden in some clothes which has the winning number worth a billion dollars which is about to expire within 24 hours before the deadline to cash it in. The problem is they’re out of the country and are held up at the border with no way to get out. Script Excerpt

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The Sub

The sub When a family of four boards a submarine for work they have no idea what is to come. The sub follows a family as their lives are torn apart. When the technology fails the family are separated. Will they be reunited? Or will they perish at sea?

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Telegram

For Stan, the telegram made perfect sense but for his wife Linda it was simply gibberish. Regardless of their perspective, the message in the telegram will change their lives.

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Think George Raft

At his uncle's funeral a successful Hollywood actor meets his childhood friends reminding him of the adventures they had with his Uncle Vinny. Interwoven between those adventures he remembers the most important life lesson his Uncle Vinny taught him.

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Haven

After crashing on a deserted planet, two sisters fight to return home while being pursued by bloodthirsty, desperate prisoners who were shipwrecked and left for dead on this planet years ago.

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The Eleventh Commandement

A Cardinal of the Catholic Church, in agreement with an Italian politician connected to an international political group, wants to recoup artistic treasures stolen from Italy by Napoleon and preserved at the Louvre. The Cardinal’s objective is to help the Vatican and the Church regain what he believes is their rightful property. The mission is to recover these works of art from France without putting the moral prestige and integrity of the Church at risk,.

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Semper Paratus (Always Ready)

After 25 years in the US Coast Guard, Leslie Thompson retires to a small village on the Maine Coast only to find his primary purpose in life – as a stepfather and mentor to a wheelchair-bound 12-year old boy who, because of an accident, has lost his father, his ability to walk, and his faith in God. Through a miracle on the open seas, Thompson and the boy renew each other’s beliefs and discover a fuller understanding of God’s love and His power to redeem.

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Going Alone

When a biologist working on a vitally important environmental report dies mysteriously, his estranged daughter takes over his work with an assassin closing in. Script Excerpt

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REVELATIONS

A young nurse investigates her mother’s disturbing death and becomes entangled in a decades old political cover up involving her family and the illicit affair of America’s most infamous lovers. Script Excerpt

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Our life in highschool

A group of friends are about to face life in high school realizing that it isn't as easy as middle school but tries to encourage each other to keep going every day.

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Edna May

Edna May is the retelling of the classic, “A Christmas Carol.” Only this time is about the richest woman in Manhattan, Edna May Scrooge. This tale of the Christmas Ghosts that visit Scrooge on Christmas Eve has a twist, a contemporary story with a female Scrooge. She holds true to the character of Scrooge but it is the modern twist that gives the story a new flavor to the classic story. Script Excerpt

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The Secret of Question Mark Cave

A troubled boy runs away to the mountains to find a magic sword to solve his problems, but discovers the only "magic" he needs is within him. (PG Family feel-good adventure.)

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DOWN WITH DAD

A 3 time Man of the Year dad Dave McNabb tries to teach his teen son Lincoln a life lesson -- “do good things, good things happen.” But much to Lincoln's delight and wonder, things suddenly go south for Dave and bad things happen... very bad things. Script Excerpt

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Starbound

This Sci-Fi family adventure brings together the flavor of a classic Swiss Family Robinson story together with a flavor of a Star Wars escapade in a high action space adventure. Script Excerpt

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Cyniclaus

A comedian and Christmas cynic learns about a family secret, experiences a miracle, becomes Santa Claus, saves Christmas and delivers a million gifts.

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A Re-MARK-able Christmas

An overactive young boy lands on the Christmas Naughty list, embarks on a danger-filled quest battling creatures from a mythical realm, and finds his self-worth.

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Close Up

A group of high school students get in over their heads when they accidentally capture some illegal medical waste dumping while gathering footage for their media class project. When the teens are discovered, the ruthless culprits track them down, forcing them to go to the police for help. Script Excerpt

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True Puppy Love

It's 1959. Amidst dirty dealings at Westward High, poor boy Ricky and rich girl Blair fall in love but her crooked father throws a spanner in the works.

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THE GEPETTO PROTOCOL

To stay "real" in the real world after their last creator dies, an action figure, fashion doll, superhero, anime girl, and crash dummy—now real flesh and blood—must find new believers in ten days or be forgotten forever, and get help from two kids and their dad at a cosplay convention.

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Horse Up a Tree

Swashbuckling action as a charming black pirate captain plunders the high seas with his talkative, cranky parrot. Retired in Montana, with no trusting crew depending on him, the captain struggles to find his purpose. Until he finds it in a most unusual way. Script Excerpt

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Faithful Wife and Hooker

An outraged, prudish wife avenges her frustrated husband’s "intentional adultery” by disguising as a hooker and blackmailing him for cheating (!), which sets off a series of mutual deceptions that upon discovery ironically amends the couple’s mutual failings and restores their marriage. Think War of the Roses with a happy outcome!

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NOT ANOTHER VAMPIRE STORY

An embarrassment-prone middle school girl's life gets risky when she suspects her pretty older sister's good-looking boyfriend is really a vampire, and sets out to prove it.

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Memory of Snow

The past is a place from which secrets rise without warning. Script Excerpt

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PATCHES' PERIL

After running away from her drunk prostitute mother to her small town uncle’s home, a teenage girl must retrieve her two younger sisters before they are put into the big city street trade. Based on true facts.

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CROSSING GUARD SANTA

When Nick North (Santa) accepts a position as a crossing guard to bridge finance the toy production, he encounters bullying by both children and adults and then must communicate the Christmas Spirit without magic to end the abuse.

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DOUBLE STEED

When a teen girl has to take over the care and training of her competitor’s new horse, her compassion and companionship with the two horses wins her a dressage competition.

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Love Lost And Found

A mild mannered widow becomes a warrior when she struggles with family problems and confronts a past relationship with gut-wrenching results.

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CHRISTMAS MITZVAH

Perfect story of love and a acceptance for the holiday season! Script Excerpt

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SWIM FOR YOUR LIVES

A dysfunctional father and daughter vacationing in Bali, conflicted over a pending divorce, are sole survivors of a plane crash at sea and try to swim to the nearest coast, fighting both natural and human elements of danger. Alternate version for a different location: British Columbia, Canada. Script Excerpt

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A Dying Business

The story of a father and son who manage a funeral Business that is literally is dying. When a wonder drug comes a long to perlong life, this seems like the end for their business.

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ME & JACKIE

Touching story of an unlikely friendship between a self-imposed, junk yard hermit with guilt he can't shake and a young latchkey teenager from a poor Baltimore neighborhood. Script Excerpt

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The Deer and the Dolphin

NOTE: THE EXCERPT ABOVE IS THE THIRD SECTION OF THE DEER AND THE DOLPHIN. For pp. 1-80 e-mail jfdavanzo@poweroc.net In this future history sci-fi fantasy Nick, a solitary sailor, is witness to the degradation of Earth's ecology and becomes a central figure in Earth's recovery. Script Excerpt

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Keep In Touch

An active middle-age minister struggles with regret, and drug abuse and vows to break the cycle overcoming obstacles with remarkable determination, hope and belief he can do it. Quarter Finalist Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition Keep In Touch is a stand-alone screenplay that is part two of an American trilogy that faces the universal emotions of love, grief, empathy, and challenges. SEE SYNOPSIS

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The Liberty Bell Sweepstakes

A dazzling young woman who claims she can “invent the future” leads three lovestruck guys on a zany quest to win a big pile of cash on the Fourth of July. Script Excerpt

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LIFE WITHOUT FATHER

Ghost dramedy with family values, a la "Ghost" meets "Parenthood". An acclaimed news cameraman who's been neglecting his family for his career dies suddenly under mystical circumstances and returns home as a ghost to haunt his 12-year-old son a week before his 13th birthday. He only has a short time to teach his son life lessons and to learn how to be, and to redeem himself as, a once-absentee dad. Script Excerpt

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DOWNsized

A young couple, deeply in love, who work in a holiday display factory try to make their way back home after accidentally being minaturized among model Christmas villages.

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THE WORD ON THE STREET

While trying to keep her family together, a young Catholic widow must also deal with prejudice as black families start moving into their all-white parish in 1950s West Philadelphia.

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