Past Action/Adventure Finalists
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Logline: A lowly passenger assistant accidentally uncovers a pedophilia ring operating through a busy European airport, and goes on the run with a young sex worker in order to save her life. When his attempts to get help from the police and other authorities fail, he struggles to smuggle the girl to safety outside the country before they are both captured by either the criminal ring or the police. Inspired by a true story.
Screenplay title: Unaccompanied Minor
-Columbine Award/The Moondance Int’l Film Festival, for short script “Sunny Springs”
-Winner/DeadCenter Film Festival, for the feature script “The Man with the Package”
Written by: Kitania Kavey
WGA Registration Number: 1602982
Logline: The earthquake in Haiti was staged in order to embezzle millions from the Red Cross and when the only man with the account information dies his crew must find a way to retrieve the information.
Screenplay title: Green Carnation
Written by: Mariama Davis
WGA Registration Number: 1553843
Genre: Historical Action
Logline: The untold true story of how one man’s lifelong mission from God compels him to sacrifice everything to destroy slavery in America, becoming both a murderer and a martyr and igniting the Civil War.
Screenplay title: John Brown’s War
Written by: Jess Peláez
WGA Registration Number: 1617905
Logline: The true story of Richard Bong, a rookie WWII pilot who makes a brazen bet to beat the kill record of America’s top-scoring ace. But as the deadly competition spirals out of control, he is forced to confront the bitter realities of war and what it means to be a real hero.
Screenplay title: The Ace of Aces
First Place/World Fest
First Place/Indie Gathering Film Festival
First Place/Guild of Italian American Actors
Written by: Geoffrey Breuder
WGA Registration Number: 1138750
Logline: When a will leaves the heirs half of California, a lone wolf San Francisco private investigator finds the heirs are being killed by the same assassin that murdered his girlfriend, and must decide whether to save the remaining heir, or abandon him to hunt down the assassin.
Screenplay title: The Tortoise And The Heir
Winner - best action script - The Chicago Screenwriters Network Screenwriting Contest.
Semi-finalist - Writers On The Storm Contest.
Semi-finalist - The Fade In Awards Contest.
Written by: Russ Meyer
WGA Registration Number: 1450371
Logline: The chase is on when a former stuntman turn mover unknowingly has money belonging to the mob and a alien artifact pursued by the military.
Screenplay title: The Mover
Written by: Michael Quintero
WGA Registration Number: 231509
Logline: On a modern day cattle drive, the father-daughter drivers become stranded during a flash flood, and while searching for them, their cattle stumble upon a slaughterhouse and discover the true purpose for their journey: becoming food. The herd must decide whether to return to save the people who raised them, or escape.
Screenplay title: Beef
Written by: Benjamin Caro
WGA Registration Number: 614349756
Logline: A timid high school student in Phoenix recruits a brave female classmate to help him save his mother from a hit man in Los Angeles.
Screenplay title: The XY Factor
Written by: Glenn Derrick
WGA Registration Number: 1590047
Logline: When a geologist drunkenly suggests an ill-conceived plan to avert global warming to a high ranking politician, he must immediately race to halt his misguided suggestion from hitting the political fast track and destroying the planet.
Screenplay title: A Nuclear Option
-FIRST PLACE, Action Adventure Thriller, 4th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest, for A Nuclear Option, 2011.
-WINNER, AEXposure (Write Movies), January 2012, for Frost on the Pumpkin.
-QUARTER FINALIST, Nicholl Fellowship, for Neon Cactus, 1990.
Written by: Philip Sedgwick
WGA Registration Number: 1451210
Logline: A slave raced for freedom and lifted an empire to its feet; as a champion he raced for justice and drove an emperor to his knees. Based on the true story of the first million-dollar celebrity athlete in the world.
Screenplay title: Charioteer
Written by: Steve A. Hartman
WGA Registration Number: 1265545
Logline: A deadly game drives a spy, his assassin ex lover and their grown daughter through Cuba to kill a general before he kills them.
Screenplay title: Cuba Libre
Written by: Marcus Pidek
WGA Registration Number: S11-03040 - WGC
Logline: A noted historian, researching Russian spies in America, is brutally murdered. His ex-wife, an international reporter and his current lover join forces to find his murderers. The body count steadily increases as the two women close in on the Russians.
Screenplay title: Russian Hill
Written by: Dennis Deppisch
WGA Registration Number: 943334
Logline: A hard-luck salesman wins the lottery, but must go to Africa to retrieve the ticket from pants his wife has given away to charity.
Screenplay title: Back to Africa
Written by: Hillel Levin
WGA Registration Number: I06710-00
Logline: After a vicious attack on a remote oil field, an estranged father and son team of scientists set out into the harsh Alaskan wilderness not only to restore their tarnished reputations and relationship, but also to prove the existence of a legendary creature, which ultimately proves to be all-too real.
Screenplay title: American Legend
Written by: Daniel Roberts
WGA Registration Number: 1341067
Logline: Based on a comic book by the same name, Rat Girl is about a pet store manager in Detroit named PJ who accidentally receives a drug used to enhance the performance of combat soldiers. This drug has 13 strands of DNA shared by humans and rodents and mutates PJ into a human-rat hybrid. With her animal instincts taking over, PJ battles a villain that wants to exploit her mutant abilities for his own sinister gain as she fights to become human again.
Screenplay title: Rat Girl
Written by: David Santo
WGA Registration Number: 1522378
Logline: A reclusive next-door neighbor, who mourns his murdered wife struggles to protect a woman and her daughter from a vicious crime boss and learns that only in reaching out can one heal the pain within.
Screenplay title: The Good Neighbor
Written by: Philip A. McClimon
WGA Registration Number: 1547655
Logline: After an explosion on a North African train, a military psychologist awakes in a Los Angeles VA hospital missing an arm and discovers that she is suspected of conspiring to terrorism with a man she’s never met: Colonel McKenna. After narrowly evading her captors, she realizes her only chance to escape indefinite detainment is to find the mad colonel and thwart his plans herself.
Screenplay title: Fire Sale
Accolades: SEMI-FINALIST, Page Awards 2009, Storypro’s International 2009. QUARTER-FINALIST, 2009 Nicholl’s.
Written by: Ashley P. Quach
WGA Registration Number: 1386731
Logline: As angels and demons battle in the heavens, a single father loses faith after the death of his daughter, but must regain it in time to fulfill his role in the Second Coming.
Screenplay title: War in Heaven
Written By: Darren Swanson
WGA Registration Number: 1445380
Logline: A hotshot Beverly Hills attorney, struggling with a severe gambling addiction, reasons that his only way out of the hole, and to rid himself of a ruthless gangster, is to embezzle money from his clients, then go to Vegas, for one final run at the blackjack tables.
Screenplay title: ACTION
Written By: Daniel Roberts
WGA Registration Number: 1512950
Logline: A new generation of weapons of mass destruction capable of annihilating half of the world will be created unless a haunted CIA agent can infiltrate a terrorist’s compound and retrieve stolen classified documents.
Screenplay title: FISSION
Written By: Ed Vaughan
WGA Registration Number: 1504959
Logline: Hired by the Underground Church to protect Noah’s ark from the Russians, anAmerican civil engineer learns an ancient tome is aboard it. Based upon a 1916ark sighting, the Bible, and Jewish legend, the 1949 story has a wide audience base.
Screenplay title: THE ARARAT EXPERIENCE
Written By: C. Pete Peterson
WGA Registration Number: #1392875 (registered under the title “The Sacred Truths of Agri Dagh)