Submission Samples from the Action Genre

Title: Traits

Logline: an ex mafioso who had been crippled by the family he worked for, now has no option but to guide his stubborn and only son into the same mafia family. Only there are multi layers of motives.

Synopsis: Carlito Vargas snd Luca Toni were mafia muscles who were crippled and dumped from the family by Don Salvatore Vegazola when he took over as the head of the family. Luca is bent on having his own back while Carlito resigns to his fate. Nineteen years old Emilio Vargas, carlito's son, encourage by Luca Fozzi decides to become a gangstar and join the Vegazola family in spite of Carlito's disapproval. Carlito is helpless; he agrees to guide and aide Emilio and Luca unfold their plans to get into othe Mafia and take it over. They succeed but only that all is not as it seem as there are ulterior motives and counter plans.

Title: Fail-Safe

Logline: A young spy, along with a group of operatives, must put his genius mind to the test in order to rescue a kidnapped biochemist and his daughter and prevent the release of a deadly virus in a week.

Synopsis: Michael, a young twenty-two year old agent working for the IFSTF(Intelligence Fail-Safe Task Force) is given another dangerous mission to complete. When a biochemist and his daughter are kidnapped, he and his team of misfits are assigned the job of rescuing them. But he's hesitant to take the mission, citing a lack of information as a serious barriet to completing the job. They rescue the biochemist and learns that his daughter is still missing, not to mention that the kidnappers are global terrorist plotting to release a fatal virus--one created by the biochemist accidentally. The mission becomes impossibly dangerous when Michael is kidnapped by the terrorist. Now he must rescue the daughter as well as find a way to rescue himself all before the quickly approaching release date of the virus.

Title: The Watchers

Logline: Jonathon develops a microchip to help save the animal kingdom from extinction. With the world in chaos, he must now stop the anti-christ from using it to destroy the earth.

Synopsis: JONATHON CHRISTI, President of Beast Watchers, Inc, has developed a microchip tracking system that will prevent the animal kingdom from extinction. The U.S. is losing the war on terrorism and the U.N. appoints a peace minister to lead a task force to help. Meteors begin raining down on earth causing immense damage. Tidal waves pound coast lines and volcanoes erupt worldwide with increasing velocity leveling countries and killing entire populations. Some say Christ has returned to select his chosen ones and that the disasters that have come upon the earth are from the book of revelations. The peace minister appoints himself world leader and wants to inject the microchip into the remaining population as a tracking device. While being hunted by Major Van Johnson, the peace minister's security chief, Jonathon discovers the truth and must tell the world that the peace minister is actually the anti-christ and the microchip he created is the mark of the beast from bible prophecies.

Title: The Enemies Walk Free

Logline: Harry and John have an assignment to steal some documents, which provide important evidence in the defense of a person, who is accused of genocide by Hague prosecutors.

Synopsis: The action begins when among the stolen documents, they find a folder with numbers. The folder is actually bank account numbers for war profiteers from the war in the former Yugoslavia. Without knowing what they have, they are surprised by the fact that everyone who hears about the folder wants to possess it. Harry and John becomes a target for a lot of interested groups and individuals, including the European secret services and the mafia, which are ready to take whatever they want, no matter the cost.

Title: Raged Innocence

Logline: After witnessing the brutal rape and murder of his mother, an 11 year old boy grows into the ultimate underground fighter and waits 14 years to confront his mother's attacker.

Synopsis: In 1996, 11 year old TY COOPER, witnesses the brutal rape and murder of his mother. The killer, JACOB, a psychotic leader of a ruthless biker gang preying on small surrounding towns, is planning to mover his operation into the big city and take over the local drug ring. His plan, though, is put on hold when he is captured and sentenced to 14 years in a maximum security prison for murder. 14 years later, Jacob walks out of prison a free man and picks up where he left off, moving his drug operation into the city. Ty, lives in the city making his living as one of the best underground fighters on the circuit. Soon, Ty begins wreaking havoc on Jacob's operation in order to confront his sworn enemy. With Ty's persistent disruptions, dissension grows and Jacob begins to lose control of himself and his gang. In the end, Ty and Jacob faceoff in the ultimate fight for power and revenge leaving one man dead and an outlaw biker gang unraveling.

Title: The Enemies Among us

Logline: An international chase ensues when a new form of terrorism pits Interpol and CIA agents against a seasoned terrorist in a race against time

Synopsis: Set in present day London, Los Angeles, Somalia and India. Former British Commando turned Interpol terrorist investigator Jack Wells uncovers a new terrorist threat that is more unthinkable than car bombings. When this new form of terrorism kills Jack's wife, Jack makes it personal and the chase is on to track down and stop the mysterious and deadly terrorist Zahid Abasin who developed and employs this new terrorist threat. Jack tracks Zahid through Zahid's London connections but Zahid slips away as he is a master of disguise. Interpol discovers Zahid's new identity and finds that he is off to Los Angles. Jack continues the chase in LA with his American counterpart former Army Ranger turned CIA agent Nathan (Nat) Wilson who served with Jack in Afghanistan. Jack and Nat track Zahid in Los Angeles but once again Zahid slips away. Jack and Nat engage in a race against time to stop the Zahid from taking his new terrorist method to the next level and making a global statement.

Title: FISSION

Logline: A new generation of weapons of mass destruction will be created unless a CIA agent can retrieve stolen classified documents.

Synopsis: FISSION asks the question: What if stolen classified documents fall into the wrong hands? It is about powerful people, betrayal, love, and clandestine operations. TONY SAMUELS, a CIA agent, haunted by the death of his partner, embarks on a high stakes job to honor him; he must destroy stolen classified documents that can create a WMD capable of annulation of half of the world. He is tortured, betrayed by lovers, colleagues and friends. But he never forgets that he must stop the impending genocide. After tremendous struggles, setbacks and dead ends he finds and destroys the stolen papers. The mixture of action, intrigue, betrayal, humor and sensuality will appeal to a wide audience.

Title: SAND DRUMS

Logline: Jack Stark, riding bulls at the Tucson Rodeo, is thrown and injured. Wins no prize money to stock his ranch. Is persuaded by beautiful Celeste to help her brother escape from prison in Chihuahua, Mex.

Synopsis: Celeste's car breaks down as she hides caches of food in the desert. Searching for help, she sees Jack rope a wild stallion, and fall unconscious. Celeste protects his eyes from the sun. Celeste convinces Jack that she saved his eyes and since he knows the desert, should help her hide caches of food so her brother Brock, really her husband, can escape to the US. Brock captain of a ship owned by Pak Ho hauling drugs and Chinese illegals into Mexico, had run the ship aground to escape pursuing Mexican Coast Guard. He is caught. Pak Ho hires killers to bring him Brock's head for loss of the ship. With the help of bribed guards, Brock escapes. Jack, Celesete, Brock flee across the desert. Brock beats Jack unconscious, abandons Celeste. Tries to ride Jack's horse but is thrown. Jack and Celeste strike out for Jack's ranch. Brock makes a deal with the killers to take Jack's head for the bouny. They find Jack's ranch. Jack and Celeste slay the men. Settle down to raise ornery bucking bulls.

Title: The Royal We

Logline: In 16th century England, a group of gifted young nobles with supernatural abilities join together to protect Europe's royal families and pull the continent from the brink of war.

Synopsis: Off the coast of England in the year 1588, a Spanish armada threatens to invade the country. Desperate, QUEEN ELIZABETH sends in ALEXANDER SHEPHERD, a young courtier with a troubled past who has the ability to create and control fire. After Alex single-handedly destroys the armada he and Elizabeth are summoned to a secret meeting of Europe's royal families. At the meeting, which turns into a trial against Alex and the Queen, a band of assassins attempt to murder all of Europe's royals in one fell swoop, but Alex and a small group of other super-powered young nobles defeat their attackers. Reluctantly united, Alex and the other "gifted" young nobles from around the kingdoms look past their differences and join forces. As they track their common enemy across Europe, Alex and the royals uncover a vast and ancient conspiracy with ties to the Catholic Church. Together, Alex and the others must fight to defeat their true enemy, before Europe falls into chaos.

Title: Scan Eagle

Logline: When a sailor's girlfriend is exposed to be associated with the nation's most wanted fugitive he finds himself in the middle of a CIA operation gone astray.

Synopsis: A scan eagle aircraft takes off from a U.S. destroyer as Will, a Navy sailor, drives a small boat along side the destroyer. CIA agents watch Adam through the scan eagle's camera. Will and Mara take four civilians ashore but soon find out they are CIA when one of them, Chase, returns to the boat with a gun shot wound. Will, Mara and Chase trace the previous day's events leading them to a woman. As Chase talks with the woman he receives a call informing him Mara works for Adam. The woman on the boat is assasinated and Will, Mara and Chase are forced to flee to Rome to meet with Adam. Enroute Chase devises a plan to catch Adam but is trick and Adam leaves Rome with Mara. Will and Chase track Adam and Mara to Nassau where they are attending a charity dinner. Adam talks with an Arabian man as Will discovers Mara is on his side. Adam discovers Mara's betrayal and takes her to his yacht. Will and Chase track Adam to his yacht where they rescue Mara and kill Adam.