Screenplay Award 2023
Mo’destee Vert born free; died enslaved. Harriet Tubman born enslaved; died free. Mo'destee dreams of her home in Afrika. She longs for her lost love & life. Araminta Ross, AKA Harriet Tubman dreams of a different life. Could she be brave enough to set out & follow stars to freedom? History says yes...
A messy, monarchy-mad, mum-of-three, caught between a possibly unhinged father, indifferent, anti-royalist husband, truculent kids and humdrum job, tries to silence the critical voice in her head by making peace with her past in a New Age search for love, enlightenment and the perfect flapjack.
Maya's reluctant return to her hometown of Cherryville, where she reconnects with two old friends to open a bar, leads to working alongside her high school sweetheart, Dustin, and a tarot card reading during a wine-fuelled night that leaves her questioning if love is still in the cards for her.
What if your dream of a fresh start became a nightmare? Odeta’s life has shrunk to a daily round of drudgery, running her father’s shop in a remote Albanian village. Then an enigmatic stranger promises her an exciting career in London. Odeta’s life is about to change but not in the way she expected...
A world ravaged by a divine war between Darkness and Light finds itself at the beginning of the end as seven characters unexpectedly cross paths. As a group they journey through the magic-filled world to find the key to a legendary vault that might hold the solution to the ancient war.
This cosmic love story moves from ancient end-time earth-change prophecy into modern global conspiracy. Listen, we can hear these voices—even the Earth herself—calling us through time, from out there beyond. Follow our heroine through cataclysm into survival. See the man who loves her reveal himself...
After years of abuse at the hands of her stepfather, 16-year-old Kiara finally fights back... Determined to keep what's left of her shattered family together, Kiara gets emancipated. With the help of family they never knew they had, can Kiara finally heal from her past, or will her inner demons...
War's over. A black marketeer's world turns to chaos. Now's the time to reunite with long-lost family and start anew, but returning soldiers have scores to settle and the law's catching up on past misdemeanours. With nowhere left to run and the net closing, Harry must act before someone else dies.
When young aspiring ballet dancer, Ciara, falls pregnant as the result of an assault she is stuck between her own wishes and that over her family's. Ciaras overbearing mother, open grandmother and her sisters longing for children in the face of infertility are factors that weigh on Ciaras decision.
An impossible world - a neutron star imprisoned within its core A civilization on the brink of defeat Two siblings divided by choices made in childhood, one to integrate and the other to remain pure, are forced to confront their differences when their planet is attacked, and their parents killed.
What boundaries would you violate to save the life of the only man you ever loved? A man marked for assassination by a ruthless multinational company. Trapped in a life-or-death struggle against an adversity with seeming omniscience and limitless funds, New Yorker Meghan Joyce is about to find out.
Brother Sebastian keeps a prayer vigil for years, waiting for the right person to help reveal a hidden truth. JJ, a female reporter, is that “person”. While investigating the disappearance of an author, JJ not only uncovers the secrets of St. Stephen's Abbey but solves several cold case murders!
Three women, three lives ravaged by a civil war, one Cornish destination. 1646: One thousand die-hard Royalists suffered an ordeal five months long, besieged in a Cornish fortress . Of these two hundred were women and children. Hear their voices whisper from the walls of Pendennis Castle.
A farcical romp through a small-town Washington antihero’s journey to gain recognition as a poet and find Judi, the unrequited love of his life. Nolan Indecks returns to his hometown, Washougal, Washington after a ten-year absence and is received with a disappointing lack of fanfare. He soon teams...
The story takes place in the early 20th century in a little Canadian hometown. Dusty lanes and beach fronts, trees buzzing and summer sun. Sunshine Sketches of a Canadian Town captures the sweet breeze and the hazy days of our youth.
Tragedy or triumph? The story of how one woman's abusive past, crept like a shadow into every facet of her adult life, but would it engulf her? Piquing the psyche and prompting introspection, this story is moving, at times shocking and yet often hilarious as her journey unfolds
For the perfect murder, just add water. A psychotic mastermind is bringing justice back to the people by selecting people who are being wronged, and providing them with the templates and toolkits to get away with murder. Officer Alex Dunleavey and his team attempt to stop them.
A journey for truth becomes a battle of beliefs as one young man will challenge faith itself for the woman he loves. Gaius Stewart is handsome, smart & charismatic. Elizabeth Anderson is beautiful, selfless & caring. Atheist boy meets Mormon girl.
When Diane Trull’s fourth-grade reading class saw a photo of some homeless puppies in the newspaper, they decided to start their own animal sanctuary. This story is a testament to how love and a strong measure of determination can offer second chances—one animal, one child, and one day at a time.
“It’s only make-believe if you don’t believe”™ Sam discovers a mythical creature, Ash, who reveals that she has special powers. Ash must return to Paradise in three days or be stuck on Earth forever and forfeit his immortality. Can Sam control her newfound abilities and help her friend make it home...
...Breaking News!... top TV reporter Tess Anderson is on the run! Her husband’s affair with a Government Minister has been exposed and a London crime boss has ordered her death. She was last seen in the Greek islands with a mysterious American yachtsman....more follows...
A decorated marine veteran demolition expert, nicknamed Johnny Blast, returns to civilian life with few options and little support. Various criminal elements seduce him into plying his trade against their enemies. A brilliant female FBI agent pursues him and convinces him to seek a better life.
Choices and hope shape the lives and relationships of an Englishman, two Czech women, and the Czechoslovak people during the 1989 ‘Velvet Revolution’ and for years after. The man's wrong initial choice, and later foolish error over one of the women and the StB Secret Police, takes years to rectify.
Spiritwalker is a one-hour serialized drama that follows Mariella Monastra, a modern day urban shaman with the ability to see and communicate with the dead as she works to free herself and her family from a centuries-old curse while helping others solve personal mysteries and problems in their lives...
With the economic fallout of a flu pandemic still felt among a population losing trust in its government, another more threatening virus emerges, and a group of loosely connected, ordinary people struggle to survive as society’s reaction to the new virus proves as deadly as the disease itself.
A dead brand inspector and dozens of dead cattle. Is it natural or something far worse? CBI Agent Buck Taylor and his team must find out the truth before more people die. Standing in their way is a local family that has been running a criminal enterprise for years and has everyone afraid.
You’ve Got Mail set in the gaming world. A secret identity romcom featuring two work colleagues who play computer games at night. She's in love with him in the game world; he's in love with her in real life. It's all fun and games until your heart is on the line.
Psychological/ Suspense/ Thriller: A widower, Scott McCabe, joins an online dating service and meets three women, only to become the prime suspect in their brutal murders. He fears either a set-up or he’s going insane. Who can he trust if he can’t trust himself?
Four Quadrant Family/Faith Action/Adventure Fantasy When a timid teen is angelically driven to travel instantaneously, she teams with the guardian of several Biblical relics to supernaturally battle a ruthless antiquities dealer to save her captured mother – the archeologist.
Yli Uil’s life is near perfect when she finds herself facing total banishment for a crime she didn’t commit. Cary James is a widow. His time is split trying to make contact beyond Earth’s atmosphere & his son. When their worlds collide who would have guessed it could be the end of humankind?
Live music is in her blood but she fears there's a killer in the crowd. Cath Edgley's mother was the lead singer of an all girl punk band who vanished when Cath was 7 years old. When the man she believes was her father is murdered, Cath is determined to find the truth about her missing mum.
The story of Rachel Collins, who, on her 39th birthday decides to embark on a quest to find her perfect imperfect soulmate before she reaches 40. Her quest takes her on a journey of self-discovery and leads her into situations that she never imagined she'd find herself in. Based on real life events.
A woman, who traded faith in God for trust in herself searches for a kidnapped pregnant girl that her friends, family and law enforcement insists is a figment of her imagination, and a demon horde battles an angelic host for her life as she struggles to distinguish truth from deception.
Angel’s epic tale of being chosen in the womb by both Light and Darkness, with the wisdom that each decision she makes is either life or death. To prove she's worthy to reign, Angel must battle rivals from each side by using the Power To Judge to save her family and defeat her enemies.
A young Iowa woman, star of her father's furniture TV ads, goes to New York to pursue an acting career . She temps in an investment bank with vivid eccentric coworkers also pursuing their dreams. She falls in love with her mugger and her misadventures in the acting trade escalate exponentially.
In a high-stakes escape from a dangerous cult, a young man finds courage in unexpected friendships. Amidst chaos, he grapples with the conflict of his freedom and the guilt of leaving his sister behind, discovering hope in the transformative power of faith and the promise of rescue in the future.
An extraordinary story of the youngest and one of the most decorated front-line junior officers on the forgotten southern front in Europe. Brutal combat, tragic sacrifice, astonishing suffering, a secret mission to save the world-famous Lipizzaners, a gripping aftermath, and an astonishing ending.
Someone is killing the retired mobsters of Las Vegas and the Mayor is #1 suspect. Casino executive Owen McCombs discovers a dead body in the trunk of the Mayor's car. Homicide Detective Chastity Taggart believes McCombs is the killer especially when more dead mobsters turn up. Suspense surprises.
After 200 years on the job, when a depressed Grim Reaper mistakenly causes the hit-and-run accident of a Suicide Hotline Operator, the pair must join forces to locate a Mystic Reaper Guru and learn how to return the Operator’s human soul back to the living before his grieving wife declares him dead...
As Franny returns to Cherryville, jilted Jin has a comedic list of revenge chores for her to complete in order to win back her tapas bar, while Franny embarks on a quest to not only reclaim her bar, but win back Jin's heart along the way.
After Marlowe Giles moves from Dallas to Manhattan, her dreams begin to reveal a magic she didn't know she had. The magic draws her into a world she didn't know existed. But the cry for help in her dreams also comes with a warning: Save me. Save you.
Venom meets Supernatural in this high-stakes urban fantasy. When a routine hunt goes wrong, an illegal magic-practitioner possessed by a snarky demon has to team up with the cop tasked with bringing her in to prevent the citizens of Baltimore from becoming meat puppets for the denizens of the Rift.
Introducing a poetic twist on the war between good and evil. Both sides select Angel before her birth, and she has the foresight that her decisions mean life or death for humanity. She must prove she's worthy to reign from whence she came by using the Power To Judge to save her family and defeat her...
A therapist who publishes a book named Unconditional Love comes across her adopted son`s biological father is her husband, the love she puts on her son turns into conditional from unconditional. She steps on a journey to find the truth, her self, and the meaning of unconditional love.
An aerospace company has begun night flights to perfect a new weapon from a reactivated World War II airfield, flying directly over a darkened old mansion, unaware anyone could still live there. The daughter of a 19th-century mill owner huddles below under nightly attack by searing radiation.
Using the first ingredient, The Power of Words, to transform herself from the famous phrase to a perfect human with godly powers. The notorious Karma manifests as an edifying narrator in the lives of four women as an investigation into their parents’ past jeopardizes their relationships.
Edge-of-your-seat adventure spiced with magical mayhem. Nothing has gone to plan since Alex joined the PTF. Now a series of “natural” disasters perpetrated by the fae lead her to undertake an off-the-books mission in order to prevent the fragile peace between the Realms from crumbling.
An overrun mum is given the opportunity to submit the manuscript of an epic war-time love story to a prestigious publisher, pulling her between the life she has created and the one of her dreams, and resulting in devastating consequences. It is based on one true story and inspired by another.
Struggling to make her first big break in the film industry, co-parent her make-up artist’s terrifying plastic baby and escape her fiancé’s infidelity habit, Bonnie Livingston is beginning to re-evaluate what exactly it means to be in love.
As the US moves into an era of its history dominated by civil unrest and military failure in Vietnam, a group of young men and women, lead by a shattered Vietnam combat veteran, risk everything to protect all that they believe in as well as each other.
Pioneer cannabis CEO gets down and dirty in the political and regulatory trenches of California’s greenest industry.
Evan Tyler's weaponized little black dress makes her absolutely deadly. Infiltrating the Paris couture scene, Tyler and her team hunt designer Anton Hrevic who, with his models, is intent on world manipulation. Tyler uses both her assets to l uncover secrets that could unravel the global economy.
Barnsley 1860s. A decimated family. A widow determined to improve safety at the colliery before her ten-year-old son, now the primary breadwinner is left to the mercy of deadly practices in the mine. The mine Manager has no intentions of helping her and suggests another way of solving her problems.
After a Princeton coed uncovers fatal design errors in the new Citicorp Center tower, the architect must admit his flaws and find a way to repair them, in time to save Manhattan from a crushing disaster triggered by a hurricane. Based on a true story.
ChingShih (the widow of Ching/Zheng) was a nicknamed dubbed by an English prisoner. in the early 1800's. As one of the most notorious pirates who ever sailed the South Seas, I think she would have loathed the title. Based on real events, this is a story about the pirate formally known as ChingShih.
Survivors of a virus that killed billions 200 years ago, Dua are enslaved by OnyxCorp. In 2261, Caen seeks the key to freeing his people by traveling to the Vine, gateway to the moon. Along the way, he meets Dr. Ligeia Obumbwe, who becomes his unlikely partner in a dangerous quest to defeat OnyxCorp...
Trust, belief and a little magic… then maybe they could both fly free. Home's awful for Trevor, school's worse. When he meets Midge, he finds he has a gift that could change his life forever. Trevor's thrown into a magical adventure - but can he take on the destiny he’s only just discovered?
Online gambling corporations exploit our weaknesses and feed us misinformation to drive up their profits. Can we counter this kind of blatant targeted advertising? Cara, a statistician at the Center for Disease Control, thinks we can, even as everyone around her tells her it is career suicide....
Startling news: Darlene is Changing--a process all Wers go through to shift between their two forms. She isn’t human, and the two closest people to her have known for years. Her trust now shaken, Darlene can’t help but wonder what other secrets they’ve kept from her.
In Newport, a provincial city in New Hampshire, the disappearance of Edward Walton, the son of a wealthy family, seems to be linked to the activity of a sect whose purposes are secret. A team of three detectives focus their investigation on a room with white walls and on a sound of beating metal.
Destined to become Queen of the Fairies, Fate has decreed that Faylinn needs to create her realm with the help of her Prince, Hipponian. But, unrelentingly, The Slayer has her in his sights until the final battle reveals the true Queen of the Fairies.
To avoid causing a battle between their races as well as defeat the French army, fae runaway Aioffe and human thief, blacksmith and bowman Tarl must discover what true love is if they are to survive the destiny which awaits them at Agincourt. A historical fantasy romance set during Henry V’s reign.
Alex’s job is hanging by a thread, there’s a new vampire in town, and several of her werewolf friends have been captured by the PTF, but she’s due at the fae Court in less than twenty-four hours, and the Lord of Enchantment is not someone you keep waiting—even when he happens to be your grandfather...
Almost a love story. One woman’s life filled with sex, drugs & betrayal. Convinced she is in control of her drug addiction, Dacia makes a series of wrong choices that puts her on a path she never expected. Fast-paced and edgy, Glue will take you on a roller-coaster ride & leave you craving more.
What could happen if your cat turned human..when irritated ancient gods grant lively Tiffany's wish that men were more like her cat Felix it's fun at first as friends' ambitions recalibrate under his influence, but something more is stirring in Felix, family secrets unravel and urgent choices loom.
With the drama of Forrest Gump and the action of Star Wars, K3+ is the epic of Civilization 2.0. An idea by a small group of drug-impaired friends at a party swells into a movement that will challenge the establishment to a David-vs-Goliath struggle for the spacefaring future of the human species.
Set on the Costa del Sol just before the 60's tourist boom that was to lift Spain out of poverty, a group of mountain resistance fighters are still waging war against the Franco regime . This is a story of love and betrayal and state brutality, with the civilians caught in the middle of the strife.
When the Unified Church is destroyed and a man Alex thought long dead walks back into her life at the head of a sorcerer army, war between the humans, fae, and paranaturals seems inevitable. Alex and her friends must scramble to find a peace that won’t cost them everything.
A fresh start that's already rotten. Dominic Saltburn never had a lot in life, and that was his lot in life; what he didn't anticipate was waking up from a coma to find the little he had was gone. With no job, or friends, he moves in with his parents and tries to rebuild.
As a girl in her mother’s shadow discovers her powers, a new generation of superhumans battle against an unprecedented threat. To what lengths will they go to ensure their survival...and preserve their legacies? How much pain can they truly endure?
Alex’s short-term goals are to stay under the PTF's radar and as far from the fae Courts as she can, but her plans go up in smoke when her friend’s sister goes missing. To mount a rescue she'll have to avoid PTF raids, conquer old ghosts, and risk coming face to face with her fae grandfather again.
“Seeing humans removed because of an Event I rubber-stamped ... How do you think that felt?” With the world on the brink of a catastrophic war, female mathematician Caila (53) and alien scientist Mateos cooperate to forge a future for humankind. The Day the Earth Stood Still, without escape clause.
Annie Birchfield, 17, and her brother must take their contraband horses off-Earth to save them. One step ahead of the law, Annie discovers her talents may provide for their journey, inspire an army to fight oppression, expose Authority’s tyrannical overreach, and ignite a galaxy-wide uprising.
Present-day Earth: When Misha (15) is recruited by an organisation who assess stewardship and security risks on developing planets, she uncovers a plot to grab world power. Only Misha, with her too close for comfort connection to the conspirators, can save Earth from dictatorship, or destruction.
A meteorite, filled with alien energy called Ranshio, makes an impact landing on earth, wiping out seventy five percent of the population. The alien energy starts to infuse within the planet like a plague, infecting creatures and humans alike with Ranshian Energy, granting them abilities.
Twisted genius, shock jock, and terrorist bomber Buddy Orr, gets more than he bargained for when his fate and that of three of his victims, Psych. Professor John Moroz, his teenage daughter and Iraqi war veteran wife, become inexorably, psychologically and violently intertwined.
Lucy Emmerson likes things just so and is trying to have it all: a career in an office hellscape, a family, a takeaway tea made just right. But when husband Steve’s spiralling cocaine problem is uncovered, Lucy must reckon with dysfunction in her own marriage and in all of her work relationships.
It’s Too Late For You is a coming-of-age ensemble comedy about Jackson, a love-sick teenager on the verge of asking his crush to prom. When Jackson is kidnapped by a future version of himself named Prince, Jackson has to choose between saving his perfect prom or saving himself.
A vengeful ex-Amish cop hunts down the woman who accidentally killed his brother with her car in a blizzard, but falls in love with her instead of arresting her. He vows to protect her from her stalker and hides her in his former Amish community, but not everyone welcomes her into the church.
Alex dives deeper into the shadows as bitter enemies pull her into a paranatural war for territory that has her dodging police, swords, teeth, and claws—not to mention the truth. She thought she was done with murderers and monsters but the paranatural community isn’t through with her yet.
With the aid of a mystical pen, a down-on-her-luck mother in WWII Edinburgh travels back in time to medieval France, where she discovers a map to the fabled Knights Templar treasure and begins a race against time to find it before the Nazis harm her captive children.