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The prize-winning, top six loglines are listed in order. The remaining finalists are listed in no particular order.
Logline: “A Christmas Carol” meets “The Conjuring” when a modern-day Scrooge hires professional ghost hunters, one of them his former fiancee, Belle.
Screenplay title: A Ghost Story Of Christmas
-Quarter-Finalist/Writer’s Network for the screenplay, “The Know-It-All”
-Semi-Finalist/Writer’s Network for the screenplay, “Class President”
-Produced and Directed a 35MM version of “Class President” (2002)
Written by: Eddie Yaroch
WGA Registration Number: 1718347
Genre: Black comedy/Thriller/Mystery
Logline: When a series of murders with obscure motives stain with blood a small kingdom just after the abolition of the capital punishment, the police end up suspecting the former last executioner to work on his own.
Screenplay title: The Executioner
Written by: Jean-Marie Mazaleyrat
WGA Registration Number: 1732491
Genre: Coming of Age/Action/Sci-Fi
Logline: When a nerdy college student wakes up on a train forty years in the past, he’s mistaken for a spy, finds romance, and discovers the fate of his long lost father – a government agent.
Screenplay title: Just in Time
Written by: Jim Jackson
WGA Registration Number: 1676037
Logline: Maddie and Timothy Petrolly journey into the mysterious world of Purpensula, and with the help of the Whurples, they fight the giant monster Whiggats to rescue a cousin they’ve never met who is trapped in Purpensula. They must complete their task in three days or remain in Purpensula forever!
Screenplay title: Purpensula
Written by: Debra Johnson
Registration Number: Copyright # 1-1366019491
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Logline: A newly engaged woman thought she was over a fiancé who left her at the altar, until she woke up in his wife’s body.
Screenplay title: Guess Who?
Written by: Sue Romansik
WGA Registration Number: 1575782
Logline: For most people getting shot would be the worse day of their life. For this bullied young man, it’s the best day of his life.
Screenplay title: The Dummy
Written by: Alan S. Ferguson
WGA Registration Number: 1523647
Logline: Julie, a nominal Christian headed for a weekend shopping binge to New York, finds herself sitting next to Jesus on a deserted train. Her manicured, pedicured, self-absorbed, designer life is turned upside down when she gets off the train and finds she’s in Mumbai, India. Her divine assignment is to rescue eleven orphans living on a garbage dump before she can return home.
Screenplay title: The Designer Bag at the Garbage Dump
-The novel has over 250 5-star Amazon reviews.
Written by: Jackie Macgirvin
WGA Registration Number: Protected by the Novel’s rights
Logline: A young interracial couple struggle to sustain their love for one another during the height of the civil rights movement in the late 60’s. Ultimately, they must choose between love and revolution.
Screenplay title: Discriminating Love
Written by: Jerome Epps
WGA Registration Number: 1729846
Logline: A young slave-woman struggles against the sexual exploitation imposed upon her on a Southern plantation on the eve of the Civil War.
Screenplay title: For Virtue
Written by: Richard Buzzell
WGA Registration Number: 1642680
Logline: After a vicious attack, an executive at a high tech firm making advanced RFID tags is haunted by nightmares and traumatized by her resulting emotional and physical scars.
An attempt by her sister to avenge the attack and reunite her with a former boy friend is nearly perfect until it is discovered that she herself had been unwittingly tagged with a chip developed by her sister’s company (as part of asurreptitious controlled experiment) during routine cosmetic surgery and her every movement since has been tracked and recorded.
While the attacker’s deaths bring renewed confidence and closure for their victim, the police investigation of the murders shifts and her sister finds herself in the cross-hairs wherein the investigating detective must choose; side with the law, or do what’s right.
Screenplay title: Tags
-Finalist/FilmMakers International Screenwriting Contest for feature “The Reason” (final judging still in progress)
-Semi-Finalist/Screenplay Festival for feature “The Reason”
-Semi-Finalist/Round 2 / Cinequest Screenwriting Competition for feature “The Reason”
Written by: Robert Christian Frostholm
WGA Registration Number: 1697131
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