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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Original Script Sunday for December 7th - post author Don

Over on the Unproduced Scripts page are twenty two original scripts for your reading pleasure.

– Don

Friday, December 5, 2014

A Most Violent Year screenplay – For Your Consideration - post author Don

A Most Violent Year – Undated, Unspecified draft script by J.C. Chandor – hosted by: A24 – in pdf format

A crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Dear White People screenplay – For Your Consideration - post author Don

Dear White People – August 21st, 2013 revised draft script by Justin Simien – hosted by: Roadside – in pdf format

A social satire that follows the stories of four black students at an Ivy League college where controversy breaks out over a popular but offensive black-face party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in acutely-not-post-racial America while weaving a universal story of forging one’s unique path in the world.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Imitation Game screenplay – For Your Consideration - post author Don

The Imitation Game – undated, unspecified draft script by Graham Moore (based on “Alan Turing: The Enigma” by Andrew HOdges) – hosted by: The Weinstein Company – in pdf format

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Big Eyes screenplay – For Your Consideration - post author Don

Big Eyes – undated, unspecified draft script by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski – hosted by: The Weinstein Company – in pdf format

A drama centered on the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

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Monday, December 1, 2014

Movie Poet October winners - post author Don is proud to announce the winners of their October 2014 short script competition. – Each entry must contain an original poem

“I Will Not Blow Up the Science Fair” by Scott Merrow ~ First Place
A nerdy ten-year-old genius invents a homework machine — it gets every question right, 100 percent, no mistakes. He enters it in the school science fair… and quickly discovers that science isn’t always fair!

“How He Was A Who” by Matthew Fettig ~ Second Place
A boy finds his nerve in a little girl’s smile.

“The People v. Jill” by Tom Peterson ~ Third Place
You know Jack and Jill, who went up a hill, to fetch a pail of water. Or do you?

Each month, Movie Poet runs a free short screenwriting contest. Head on over to Movie Poet and give it a go. – Don

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