Submission Samples from the Action Genre

Title: The Spirit of Chi

Logline: As a world famous kung fu master and one of Bruce Lee's teachers, Master Gin Foon Mark realizes his true inner power after releasing anger and pride when he remembers his Buddhist roots.

Synopsis: The True story of Master Gin Foon Mark begins in the temples of pre-communist China where he learns kung fu, chi gong and spiritual healing techniques at an early age. During WWII, at age 16, he serves as a body guard to his uncle the general, armed only with needles in his sleeves. After the war, Gin Foon escapes to New York City where he fights his way to the top of the martial arts community, even teaching the young Chinese to fight the Italian gangs. After he badly injures a challenger with his dim mak (chi/ energy) abilities, Gin Foon's master takes him on a journey through the underdog history of Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu. Then Gin Foon realizes the greater importance of helping rather than hurting others as his training excels into the art of shin kung (spirit work). Exciting, touching, mystical, and true!


Logline: Stemson and his friends are creating an Integrated Circuit to solve most of the world's situations today but quite are not going the way they expected while the skies are calling for them too.

Synopsis: Stemson and his friends are really fascinated with the college invention fair about a creation of an electronic circuit where it has to be surgical place it in the interior of a human body to help everyone in the globe on their daily basis. Stemson slightly opts to use the chip for other purposes which ends up living in the streets to next been pursued by professional intruders who want this type of technology to use it on their automotive industries . Meanwhile celestial events are covering the Earth with no explanation what so ever from the experts on what is really going on around the universe. The media, government and everyone are baffle with this kind of occurrences from heaven. Stemson agrees with the idea of his friend and success in the fair at college involving the hottest companies today to promote this product to the rest of the world, but the skies have other plans for them, when some outer space happenings emerge to extinct them. Stemson wakes up.


Logline: Fate forces a former soldier from the normal routine he has created into a life-and-death race to find a mysterious briefcase and exchange it for the woman he loves.

Synopsis: Greg Burns thought his old life was in the past. He was a former Special Ops soldier who traded in that life for normal routine of an everyday businessman. As Greg leaves work through a parking garage and prepares for a week-long vacation with his fiance, he is shocked to watch an old friend gunned down in cold blood. Greg finds himself thrust into a lethal race against the clock to recover a mysterious briefcase. Unfortunately, everyone Greg encounters along his way is after the same thing and more than happy to kill him to obtain it. In order to save the life of the woman he loves, Greg must return to a life he thought he buried and deliver the case, but will that really end this bizarre series of events and keep his love alive? Even when his task is completed, Greg finds his agony is not. When he faces his tormentor, Greg learns that sometimes the truth is worse than even his darkest imagination. WGA Registered #1061913


Logline: The past finally catches up with three guys living the high life down in the Florida Keys.

Synopsis: This Action - Big Screen Flic of Three Modern Day Pirates takes you on a roller coaster ride from Connecticut down to the Keys - and was written with the possibility of a sequel. These guys live on the "edge" and are spoiled on adrenaline and prey on unsuspecting yachters. Two FBI agents from the North make their way down South to investigate these pirating villains as the possible previous US bank robbery suspects.

Title: Barca

Logline: One man's childhood oath to destroy the Roman Republic results in a death toll unsurpassed in the history of the empire, sealing the fate of his family, his country, and himself.

Synopsis: Hannibal Barca, a Carthaginian general, swore an oath as a child to finish the campaign started by his father and destroy what he could not, the might of Rome. Hannibal takes us, with an army of hired mercenaries and war elephants, over tribe infest lands, across raging waters, and through mountain peaks. The obstacles are vast, the resources are few, but Hannibal becomes the greatest foe that Rome will ever face, and his life is consumed by his duty, his dedication, and his family's fate to obliterate all that Rome stands for. He wins major battles on Italian soil for sixteen undefeated years, driving Rome to the brink of collapse, until the great antagonist-Scipio-cuts a devastating swath of destruction from the shores of Spain to the heart of Africa. Hannibal is recalled from Italy and the collision between these two military giants boils over onto the field of Zama where victory decides the fate of the Western World! WGAW# 1247736

Title: The Rival

Logline: A rivalry between two daughters of privilege turns deadly when, through a twist of fate, they're forced to become female gladiators and ultimately face one another in a fight to the death.

Synopsis: I recently completed a final polishing of my original screenplay entitled The Rival, and would like to submit it for your consideration. Logline: In Nero's Rome, Christians are being persecuted and the rivalry between two daughters of privilege turns deadly when, through a twist of fate, they're forced to become female gladiators and ultimately face one another in a fight to the death. A new gladiator champion emerges and seeks revenge against Nero. She becomes one woman against the Roman Empire. It is an original story that touches on every human emotion and involves faith, action, and beauty.

Title: The North Woods Adventure

Logline: Three teenage boys find action, adventure, and young love in Michigan's far-north woods.

Synopsis: With an abandoned gold mine as their base camp, three boys are confronted not only by storms and wild animals, but also by middle-eastern terrorists who crossed Lake Superior from Canada. With the help of their keen hunting skills, towns-people, U.S. Marines, and the Michigan Air National Guard, the terrorists are neutralized, and the boys receive Presidential Medals and the admiration of the United States of America.

Title: The Recoded

Logline: A Jiu Jitsu expert finds himself marked for murder when he gets too close to a corporate secret involving nanotechnology.

Synopsis: The Recoded" is written along the lines of films in the "Aliens" franchise. Protagonist Peyton Roberts is in turmoil after his wife's shuttle explodes. Officially an accident, Roberts discovers clues to sabotage leading to the nanotechnology giant Premium Corp., which seeks to control the populace by releasing a nano- swarm of body- invading microscopic robots. An anti- Premium resistance movement called "The Faction" steals from Premium, only to launder the money into Robert's account, making him a target. This ploy is used to recruit Roberts as a pawn in The Faction's fight against Premium. Gina Bennet, an employee of Premium, receives a stolen chip from a dying Faction member. When she takes the chip to Peyton for analysis, the couple is hunted by Premium's head of security, Alan Kincaid. Reluctant to get involved with Gina, Peyton is eventually convinced by his Sensei Noriaki to pursue a relationship.


Logline: Average Americans compete against each other to win a pro sport contract.

Synopsis: My name is Dino Aragona and I have written a treatment for a reality television show entitled PUT ME IN COACH. PUT ME IN COACH is like American Idol meets pro sprots. Regular Americans are given a chance to win a professional contract by first trying out for the show, then competing for a coveted spot on the "Dream Team," which will ultimately play against a pro team. One competitor is then award the pro contract. This show is designed to work with Basketball, Football or Baseball- the three most popular sports in America today. Since pro sports are responsible for billions of income, I believe this show will appeal to the mass audience of sports fans. How many fans have dreamed of becoming a pro ball player? The intensity of the competition, drama, conflict between competitors, as well as the bonding of new firends, will really tap into emotions of the audience and keep them coming back for more. WGA registration number and treatmnet are available upon request. Thank you

Title: Mind Control USA

Logline: An Intelligence Officer at the Pentagon's mind control facility, which uses satellites and invisible rays to cause bombings in Iraq and worldwide, controls his zombie into stopping the evil Generals.

Synopsis: Evil Generals run a mind control facility at the Pentagon using satellites and magical, high-tech invisible rays to cause mishaps, bombings and brutal wars around the world. In Iraq, gangs of terrorists have their thoughts and actions mind controlled by the program and are induced to plant bombs and commit war crimes. The hero, an Intelligence Officer, works at the facility and has enlisted his mind controlled zombie to shut down the program and stop the evil Generals outright. This is essentially a true, action-adventure political war story.