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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Babz Buzz – 008 Loglines and more - posted by Don

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Each month Literary Agent, Babz Bitela of Silver Bitela Agency talks soup to nuts about screenwriting.

In this installment Babz talks about…

Babz is giving a basic screenwriting class in Sacramento, CA on March 5th through The Learning Exchange.

Send your logline to BabzBuzz@gmail.com with the subject Logline.

If you’d like to post your logline online as well then please post it the show thread here

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Sunday’s Unproduced Scripts - posted by Don

On the unproduced scripts page.

Somewhere Else by Scott Edwards (scedward)

(Drama, Romantic Comedy) – A romantic black comedy surrounding a ground of twenty something’s and the complications that come with dating, and the age old question, How do you decide between your head or your heart? 138 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Twist of Cain by Mario Perrotta (coldsnap)

(Short) – A hunter tracks down his prey in the post apocalypse. 6 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Coprophagia by Chris Shamburger (sham)

(Short, Horror) – It’s a horror/satire about dog poop. Really. 15 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Creepy pt 2 by Shane Ellman hosted by Creepy

(Drama, Play) – The main story line of the show is that these two kids names Jack and Emily get trapped in a Haunted House. To get out and see there family and friends ever again they have to make it to the 19th floor before midnight. In each room there is something like Bats or Witches or Mummies and in each room tthere is a key to unlock the next door. (html – formatting: )
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Creepy pt 1 by Shane Ellman hosted by Creepy

(Drama, Play) – The main story line of the show is that these two kids names Jack and Emily get trapped in a Haunted House. To get out and see there family and friends ever again they have to make it to the 19th floor before midnight. In each room there is something like Bats or Witches or Mummies and in each room tthere is a key to unlock the next door. (html – formatting: )
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The Last Days by Gabriel Christian Jones

(Drama, Action) – Lead character Kingston Martin receives a calling from God that his son Jesus Christ will return in ten days. Kingston goes on a quest in the mean streets of Los Angeles trying to end gang violence for good, preaching sermons and facing natural disasters. 138 pages (doc – formatting: )
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Get In Queue by Shane Michael Dean

(Short, Comedy) – A prank involving a Netflix queue pushes one man to an unknown world of addiction. 10 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Introducing the upcoming Featured Script - posted by Don

Forthcoming will be the Unproduced Featured Script of the Month.

Each month, one script, selected from scripts nominated by you writers will be featured on the home page of SimplyScripts.com. The intent is to highly some of the best unproduced feature length scripts that can be found on SimplyScripts.

My sincerest thanks to: Breanne, Greg Baldwin, James McClung, Javier (jayrex), Jordan (The Boy Who Could Fly), Matias (Mr. Z), Me (Pia), Phil (dogglebe), Rick (scartissuefilms), Sean (Zombie Sean) and moderators Bert, George Willson, Michael Cornetto, Mike Shelton, Nixon and Wesley.

They provided an extraordinary amount of input on not only the Featured Script, but also came up with the idea of going with a Short Script of the Day.

Saturday’s Unproduced Scripts - posted by Don

On the unproduced scripts page.

The Shogun’s Ninjas by Michael McGennan hosted by Michael McGennans Writes

(Action, Adventure) – Two samurai, loyal supporters of Medieval Japan’s ruling Shogun, undertake a mission their ruler intends no-one to survive. 123 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Zombie Cowboy by Justin Cantrell

(Short, Horror, Western) – A cowboy in search of his family after a zombie attack. 18 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Ashanti Cry by Milton Boothe

(Drama) – Kidnapped from the coast of Ghana and brought to the island of Jamaica, where they were sold into slavery, this family just refused to accept their fate. Ashanti Cry is the intriguing saga of how these siblings, against the odds, outwitted the system, freed themselves from the atrocities of slavery, and ended up creating history in the process. 137 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Days in the Life by Boris Jacobson (bojacobson)

(Series) – Three completely average adolescents attempt to make sense of life and woo women. 17 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Groundead by Cody (asconch)

(Horror, Comedy) – Hoping to save their family’s home from foreclosure, a teen boy and his slacker uncle attempt to sell a real life zombie to a seedy local side-show. 103 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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23 Heroes by Maddy (Superstar627154)

(Action, Adventure) – Welcome to a fast paced, heart warming action film about kid superheroes living in New York, and how they try to get their parents back. 86 pages (doc – formatting: )
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Errol Flynn: The Rebel by Laurie Titman hosted by Amazon Studios

(Action, Adventure) – Errol Flynn, Hollywood’s Robin Hood, turns war correspondent and joins Fidel Castro on his crusade to take Cuba. Disillusioned with the new regime Flynn turns spy but his subterfuge is discovered and he has to skip the country fast. 109 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Friday, January 28, 2011

Black Swan screenplay - posted by Don

For Your Consideration

Black Swan - October 5, 2009 shooting draft script by Mark Heyman, John McLaughlin and Andres Heinz – hosted by: Raindance – in pdf format

A ballet dancer wins the lead in “Swan Lake” and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan – Princess Odette – but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile the Black Swan, daughter of an evil magician.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Friday’s Unproduced Scripts - posted by Don

On the unproduced scripts page.

The Boy Who Forgot How To Ride A Bicycle by Sean Elwood (zombiesean)

(Drama) – A tragic bicycle accident leaves a boy powerless as he witnesses the crumbling of his family’s seemingly perfect life. 94 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Blood Fountain by Matt Mackowski (mattman2900)

(Short, Suspense) – A young teen girl in an enchanted forest is haunted by a dangerous and dark curse. 8 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Catch 23 by Matt Mackowski (mattman2900)

(Short) – Meet Bob… a screenwriter, stuck in a Catch 22. Can Bob find his way out? 5 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Draugierre by Joshua Owens hosted by Draugierre

(Horror) – I young woman is haunted by a vampire in her dreams. Guilt. Suspicion. Lies. (html – formatting: )
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Dogman by Michael Harris (mbh66)

(Drama) – A man fights insanity after being held responsible for the death of his child. 125 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Something in Return by Jarod Rebuck

(Horror) – Spoiling the swamps of Louisiana, “Something In Return” is the darkest curio ever told, dealing with Satan worshiper Rex Woolgrove and his son as they seethe the final hours before the predicted End of Days. Famished by an unquenchable desire for their ascension, Rex is convinced by high priests that sacrificing his son as an act of faith is the only way his rapacious thirst can be satisfied — so that both may escape the doom of the Eschaton’s noxious arrival and claim everlasting life. 92 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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The Prez by Martin Cox (chelsea)

(Short, Drama) – In 1962 Joe’s son Jack was President. But he wasn’t running things the way ‘the boys’ wanted. 8 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Thursday, January 27, 2011

St. Elmo’s Fire screenplay - posted by Don

More from the Movie Scripts page.

St. Elmo’s fire - September 18, 1984 revised third draft script by Joel Schumacher and Carl Kurlander – hosted by: StoneStreetStudios – in pdf format

Seven friends – Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy – are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires to political life, has just shown his true colors by changing his allegiance from Democrat to Republican, which freaks out girlfriend Leslie, who he wants to marry. Budding architect Leslie, on the other hand, has an independent streak. She believes she has to make a name for herself to find out who she is before she can truly commit to another person in marriage. But Leslie and Alec have decided to live together. Because Leslie refuses to marry Alec, he believes that justifies certain behavior. Kirby, who wants to become a lawyer and who pays for his schooling by working as a waiter at their local hangout called St. Elmo’s Bar, and struggling writer Kevin are currently roommates. They are on opposite extremes of the romance spectrum…

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Also, check out StoneStreet Studios. Stonestreet Studios is a film & screen acting conservatory and a film producing organization located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan in New York City. They also have an impressive Script Library. – Don

Thursday’s Unproduced Scripts - posted by Don

On the unproduced scripts page.

Forest Grove by Roy Mendez (RoyMendez1991)

(Horror) – The quiet town of Forest Grove is shaken up when a masked killer begins to murder the town’s young high school students. 139 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Stuck by Steve Meredith

(Short, Drama) – John and Christine are stuck in an office building elevator during a storm. The time they spend in the enclosed space will reveal that they are more alike then they think. 10 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Dispatch by Sean Elwood (thedeadwalk2nite OR zombiesean)

(Short, Horror, Thriller) – A 9-1-1 operator gets a call from a woman claiming someone broke into her home and killed her family. But they both realize that they’re dealing with something far more dangerous. 16 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Lie Detector by Brett Martin (electric dreamer)

(Short, Action, Thriller) – A polygraph expert tests an evasive witness with a hidden agenda.  9 pages (pdf – formatting: )
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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Six Degree of Separation screenplay - posted by Don

Meanwhile, on the movie scripts page…

Six Degrees of Separation - April 23, 1992 unspecified draft script by John Guare (based on his play) – hosted by: StoneStreetStudios – in pdf format

Flan and Ouisa Kittredge, rich NYC art dealers, are called on one night by a young man, Paul, who professes to be a friend of their kids’ from Harvard. They offer him a bed for the night; he enchants them with a home-cooked meal and magnificent conversation. The next morning, they learn that he is not all he seems to be. Their investigations are intriguing and lead them to re-evaluate their lives.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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