Written By: Maurice Simmons, Keith Davis, Erma Elzy
“A PLEA FOR JUSTICE” is a contemporary thriller set in summertime, rural and urban Georgia about a high-powered African American attorney who unwisely chooses to represent a white teenager accused of murdering his black teammate. This all happens against the backdrop of the Black Live Matter Movement.
Written by: Ricky Tyree
After creating pills that allow you to see the near future through dreams, Richard has it all taken away from him and has to figure out how to stop a man that knows what is going to happen next.
Written by: Kevin J. Howard
Found adrift at sea, sold into slavery, and raised without knowledge of who he truly is, a young man looks up to meet the gaze of a handmaiden, discovering a love so intense it leads to the downfall of a kingdom.
Written by: Dean Harakas
A charismatic narcissist battles his addictions while navigating between Chicago's society and underworld as he desperately tries to protect and escape his family's darkest secrets.
Written by: Roy Zafrani
After having the worst year of his life, Ryan is ready to confront the lunatic who put a curse on him, accompanied by his best friend and a stripper.
Written by: Kevin J. Howard
When an unknown creature takes up residence in the Old Faithful Inn during Yellowstone Park's largest forest fire, a group of rangers and firemen fake an evacuation to close the Inn and hunt the creature.
Written by: Kenny Rice
“The trials and tribulations of country music legend Buck Owens - from the time he was driven from his Dust Bowl ravaged home, to his struggles with his own nature, to finally meeting his partner Don Rich, where together they rocket to the top and change country music forever. But someone else seeks power too, and she aims to get it tonight at any cost. On his last day alive, will Buck tell us how it ended between him and his right-hand man? Will nature and ambitions collide?
Written by: Corey Lee Wilson
Wildflowers is a comedy-drama road screenplay based on actual events in 1968 about an ex-Playboy Bunny named Lisa who kidnaps her two sons from school, Teddy and Cody, ages eight and ten—that she lost custody of to the boy’s grandparents—for being deemed an unfit single mother by the California Dept. of Social Services. Caught between two worlds—the boys must choose between them. Against their better judgment—Cody and Teddy decide with their hearts over their heads and allow their mom to kidnap them from the school where the threesome escape without being caught. Undaunted, Lisa’s parents hire her ex-husband Sean, a private detective, to find the boys and bring Lisa to justice and the boys back to safety.
Written by: Samuel Taylor
A 14-year-old preacher renounces his faith in God in the wake of a terrifying and traumatic encounter.
18 years later, the psychopathic demons of his past, viciously return to wreak havoc on his home, and to rip-out-his-soul, for the god of their hell.
Written by: Peter Hsieh
Super Turbo Overdrive is a hyper-stylized, coming-of-age comedy. It’s American Pie meets Akira with a twist of Mad Maxian/Blade Runner-esque post-apocalyptic, sci-fi noir. Matt and Steve are high school seniors who have been best friends since elementary school. Things get complicated after a heated argument, which culminates in a 1v1 video game match, resulting in Steve getting to take Matt's mom, Dorothy out on a date. Dorothy agrees in order to teach the boys a lesson but when Steve's girlfriend Amy finds out and tells Steve's parents, all hell breaks loose!
Written by: Iyad Hajjaj
Imam Shabbah preaches a strong message to his congregation: Every Muslim has an obligation to respect “jihad”. When a horrific attack is perpetrated against a local mall in Los Angeles, killing over 200 people, all hell breaks loose; both in the peace-loving Muslim community and the world at large. The FBI obtains a taped confession from the suicide bomber, extolling jihad war against the infidel and the repercussions are hasty and ruthless.
The FBI arrests three young men on suspicion of being part of an ancillary sleeper cell, possibly aiming to take out other targets. The men are innocent – but due process and an alarmed law enforcement community take no chances. Meanwhile, a rogue faction within the FBI, led by a fanatical special agent who is a Muslim-American form a covert team to inflict damage and terror within the Muslim community. What is not immediately discerned is that the seemingly pacifistic Imam Shabbah may be involved in intrigue to foment a jihad mentality in his community with the objective of creating an uprising among his people to commit yet further acts of terrorism on American soil!
Written by: John Martins III
Dire consequences ensue when two Catholic priests clash during the 1980s Sanctuary Movement, involving the lives of three innocent Central American refugees.
Written by: Anna Weinstein
A day trader, who made and lost a fortune during the late-90s tech bubble, is trying to settle into a more sedate life as an economics professor, but when a former colleague visits, he finds it increasingly difficult to resist the lure of his past passions.
Written by: Pete Wilke
After a contentious beginning, human and canine couples find love on a running trail under the Hollywood Sign.
Written by: RJ Watson
A mother and daughter from Connecticut and a victim of sex trafficking from Haiti are drawn into a dangerous web of exploitation on the streets of San Francisco.
While not based on a true story, the characters are amalgams of real people and documented cases. It is the tragic story of love and innocence destroyed by dark forces and contains echoes of the Persephone and Demeter myth.
Perry (15) and her mother Julia are estranged and, in an effort to repair their relationship, Julia sets up a vacation in San Francisco. Her plans are quickly overturned, however, when her plane is delayed and Perry is left on her own in the city. There she meets Bea, an exploited youth from Haiti. Perry and Bea set out on a series of adventures and quickly develop strong feelings for each other. When Bea reveals she is the victim of sex trafficking, they try to extricate her from the ever-tightening web of danger which threatens to engulf them.
Written by: Theodore Carl Soderberg
Outside the bay, near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, teenager Evan, and his family cast their fishing lines and his sister Sarah catches a fish. Suddenly, the small boat heaves violently pushed into the air by a WHALE. Father Brad worries the encounter was too close for comfort. Later, the family – along with mom Pam, enjoy time on a tour boat and at the same time nearby, an oil tanker spills clear liquid from a hose into the ocean.
A whale with an angry red eye leaps from the water, the first human it sees is father/ship captain and it is furious, diving back into the water. Jimmy realizes the Red Eyed whale believes his father is responsible for the oil spill.
Written by: Kyle Curry
Skyjacked by slavers, a middle-aged stiff escapes and battles to liberate the other passengers.
Written by: Greg Runnels, Mark Runnels
Bukowski: An Animated Life is an animated feature film based on the life of Charles Bukowski, known as the Poet Laureate of Skid Row. The hard-drinking writer battles a lifetime of oppression from parents, publishers, and dead-end jobs as he struggles to find relevance as a poet and novelist.
Written by: Aaron Willett, Jayesh Patel
Tales abound of a legendary creature that once protected the kingdom of Montezuma, but it wasn't feared until most recently when a true-life case was reported in a small town of Puerto Rico, citing the infamous Chupacabra.
Written by: Aaron Willett, Jayesh Patel
"A small-town Texas community is torn at the seams when lies, cover-ups, and deception muddy up the waters of the true terror that lurks in the wild."
Chief Blake is fair on justice and well-liked, but now all of his instincts and decisions are hauled into question as a series of gruesome accidents and violent misfortune run rampant on a farming community that prides itself on good clean Christian country living. Once a beautiful place for fishing, swimming, and hiking, Cuero has turned into a terrifying pit of heart-stopping murders and horror. Innocent hikers start disappearing and farm animals are turning up brutally mauled in a small Texas border town. What this once tightly knit community doesn't realize however is that fear and chaos are just the starts of their worst nightmare. This story was inspired by true events.
Written by: Giovanni Sanseviero
When an untaught immigrant is thrust into keeping the family funeral business alive, he must first confront a childhood marred by tragic events and change the course of his doomed American dream
Written by: Scott A. Lopez, Jesus F. Jauregui
The decision by a greedy corporate magnate sets into motion a series of events that will expose an intricate web of violence, deception, and corruption. This unites a ragtag group of former employees to plan the ultimate revenge, the perfect heist. However, they must first overcome their own dysfunctional relationships and distrust of each other, before it puts the mission, and their lives, in peril.
Written by: Denai Brower
Motivated by her willingness to not be unemployed after graduation, an art student takes a job substitute teaching until her career takes off, and unexpectedly finds her calling while navigating the bizarre inner-workings of the modern-day school system.
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