Wherein writers were given one week to write a 6 to 10 page short Horror Fantasy on the following topic:
At sundown on October 31st the doorways to the Otherworld open, allowing the inhabitants to come into our world and also allowing humans to go to the Otherworld. Sunrise on November 1st, that door closes.
Limitations: Only one character can have dialogue. (Writer cannot use Voice Over, however the character can speak off camera.)
Here are the first ten. The names are Nom de Plumes. Click the title to go to the discussion thread of the script. On the thread, click the title to read the script.
Fair Trade by Dr. Jeckyll – A terminally ill man inadvertently discovers a portal to a parallel world – and possible redemption for his family. (PG) (pdf format)
Halloween Baby! by The Other Purple One – A hip scientist invents a way to summon his dream girl from hell, but is she everything he’s dreamed of? (PG) (pdf format)
Impropriety by Richard Layman – A deaf, dumb and blind man, reveals his true motivations to a nurse on Halloween night. (R ) (pdf format)
Je Me Sais Pas, Cozco by Avant Garde – After having his money stolen, a high schooler finds solace in an idiopathic Frenchman from another world who may or may not be a hitman. (R ) (pdf format)
Reynard: Doors & Rings by Dark Stanley – An abusive husband pushes his wife to extreme action only to have him pursue her return from a world he belongs in. (PG) (pdf format)
Exchange Student by A Horror Author – A cocky college student investigating a dimensional portal on Halloween encounters an unexpected surprise. (pdf format)
The Price by Chocolate Kahuna – A desperate woman struggles with the high price of the one thing she wants most – her dead son brought to life. (NC 17) (pdf format)
Shamed by Koutius Vomitus – Two deceased, former high school students embarrassed by the school bully when alive seek revenge on Halloween night. (R ) (pdf format)
Head by Albertus Magnus – Every girl wants to hear the words, “I love you”. Don’t they? (NC17) (pdf format)
Spiral by Hieronymush Bosch – Within its pages lie some of mankind’s best kept secrets. Many try to gain it. Many will fail. (R ) (pdf format)