Submission Samples from the Adventure Genre

Title: The Next Dragon King

Logline: Three generations of dragon-fighters race around the globe to keep an ancient secret away from a sinister villain, battling a dazzling array of fantastic dragons.

Synopsis: Pepper Drake raised his son Wyatt in the family business: dragon hunting. Under the facade of a regular coastal California family, the Drake's have travelled the globe, sniffing out and exterminating what remains of these ancient and malevolent beasts, keeping the world safe, and the continued existence of dragons hidden. But Pepper has something else to hide, even from his family: he is one of the remaining guardians of a powerful secret, a deep mystery from long ago that holds the key to controlling all dragons; a secret that enables the knower to wield the dragons of the world as a terrible and unstoppable weapon. But it is a mystery no longer. The Drakes stumble upon a new threat from a surprising place, bent on uncovering the secret and taking over the world. The chase is on, as three generations of Drake's race around the globe to beat this sinister villain to the secret, all while doing battle with a gang of monstrous henchmen, and a dazzling dragons.

Title: RELATIVITY

Logline: The story of how one man, Ronald Leeks, became so obsessed with Einstein's Theory of Relativity, he sends his unknowing son-in-law into outer space to prove it.

Synopsis: Ronald Leeks' road to Chief of NASA is littered with casualties. In the 4th grade, he destroys winning science projects, in high school, he's resposible for the death of a student who embarrassed him, in reform school, although he meets his hero, Albert Einstein, he remains unchanged and is resposible for the disfigurement of four students. He appears to have matured and eventually becomes Chief NASA. When he learns one of his astronauts gets his daughter, Linda, pregnant, he sends him into deep space, under false pretenses,to test Relativity. When the astronaut comes back to earth, he has aged just two years, but the rest of Earth has aged 40 years. Leeks is dead, the astronaut (who married Linda before blast off) is 27 and Linda is 65.

Title: The Legend Of Zelda

Logline: I've completed my screenplay, THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, a high fantasy-adventure epic based on the classic video game series; a hugely successful franchise with consistent world wide sales profits.

Synopsis: The story follows Link on his time sensitive puzzle solving quest to rescue the Land of Hyrule and its Princess from the evil overlord Ganon. The three characters share a sacred power that gives balance to the land. Ganon finds a way to tip this balance in his dark favor, while Link, aided by his fairy guide Navi, journeys to unlock an ancient tool to defeat him and restore equilibrium to the world. My research and dedication to keeping this story true to its nature is unmatched. Not only have I played every game and been one of the cult followers myself, I have ensured that this screenplay incorporates only the best elements of all the series, creating a cinematic version of the experience that captured the imagination of its initial followers and setting a new standard for playable video adaptations. I look forward to your response in order to send you my screenplay, which I know will please both fans and newcomers to the Zelda universe.

Title: Elysian Kings: Flight of a Bilyon Dreams

Logline: THE STORY OF YOUR DREAMS. Elysia is the world where our dreams live, battle, and even die. Elysian Kings is a franchise of stories depicting the realms and kingdoms of a boundless imagination.

Synopsis: My name is Nashid Ibn Ali and I have recently finished writing and polishing a screenplay entitled "Elysian Kings: Flight of a Bilyon Dreams". The screenplay's premise is based upon ELYSIA, a world we exist in during our dreams. It is a boundless reality, with franchise potential, that unfolds from the imagination of a dreamer. The plot of "Elysian Kings: Flight of a Bilyon Dreams" portrays an oppressive monarchy that gives birth to a prince, BILYON DREAMS, who is destined to overthrow his parents and free their slaves. What ensues is a collaboration of dynamic characters and action that unfolds within a setting of dreams. I know the script has potential to be marketed successfully because it has youthful heart and it taps into the human struggle to believe in something powerful. I know if you review my work that it will make you a believer in my talent as well. Thank you for your consideration and I hope to hear from you in the future.

Title: Spanish Lessons

Logline: A movie about an aging american, working in the real estate business, who comes to Latin America to resell a big house and falls in love with his Spanish teacher.

Synopsis: This adventure/melodrama film tells the story of the adventures of two Americans in Uruguay. Facing a new reality, new approach to life, love and money, they both change and make unexpected decisions in life. Mark is a crafty real estate businessman who buys old property, renovates it and sells it with considerable profit. He knows life and is very sure of himself and his cynical ways of dealing with people. Jim comes to Uruguay for two months as an investor to finance one of Mark's projects. Although almost 60, he is a very local, shy and naive person who has not had the chance or desire to experience life outside of his little world in the American suburbs. After the tragic loss of his family in a car crash he does not know what to do with himself and decides on traveling in an attempt to fill the emptiness of his existence. Jim starts taking Spanish language lessons in the local school rather out boredom.

Title: Sheer Obsession

Logline: Famous female mountaineer avalanched in Himalayas,presumed dead.Survives with amnesia,rescued by monk. Attends own memorial service.Reunited with husband in drama on Everest.

Synopsis: A famous female mountaineer is avalanched in the Himalayas and presumed dead. She survives with amnesia and is rescued by a monk who takes her to his monastery.She is disguised as a male monk in order not to attract attention.Whilst at the monastery she makes a daring rescue of a leading native climber.In gratitude he invites her to accompany him on an visit to the USA as guests of the Alpine Club.One of the functions they attend is her own memorial service.Her disguise as a male monk prevents recognition except for a brief encounter with her husband.He half believes what he has seen.She returns to the monastery. Her husband accepts a film assignment on Everest with a hidden agenda. They pass like ships in the night.On Everest he rescues her close companion and whilst they are attending a ceromony she runs into the arms of this friend.The husband turns away devastated but as he retreats she undergoes flashbacks and recognises him, she calls out, he turns and they are reunited.

Title: Nuclear War

Logline: George (a college student from Tennessee) and his closest friends are caught up in a "Nuclear War". Can they all survive and escape safely to the radiation free Caribbean island of Trinidad?

Synopsis: The story begins with George, a college student from Knoxville Tennessee, playing American Football in a crowded stadium. Soon after, a new eco-terrorist cult, called "Mother Earth", blows up a nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania. Later, a global "Nuclear War" breaks out when unknown computer hackers are said to trigger a planted computer virus in the world's nuclear defense computer systems that intentionally causes a world wide nuclear missile exchange. George, his girl friend Melinda and his black college teacher assistant Katherine initially seek shelter inside George's best friend Arthur's old underground nuclear bunker. Later, when Katherine informs them that radiation poisoning alone could kill them soon if they elected to remain in the severely hit U.S., they deside to take Katherine's hydrogen fuel cell powered car and journey to George's family wind powered sailing boat in Miami and then sail off to his family's home is the radiation free Caribbean island of Trinidad...

Title: WizardsQuest: The Princess Queen

Logline: When a princess from their favorite role playing game appears in Chicago, it's up to Ronnie, a gaming nerd in search of more, and his nerdy friends to rescue her and save the world.

Synopsis: Ronnie is a 20 year old gamer who spends most of his time playing WizardsQuest, a role playing game, in the basement of one of his friends. Markas a man claiming to be a wizard meets with Ronnie and reveals to him that the world of WizardsQuest is an actual place and that Ronnie himself is a descendant of its royal guard. Markas charges Ronnie with the rescue of the lost princess Nerina, before the evil General Uthudor finds her. Markas, Ronnie, and his friends eventually find Nerina after numerous skirmishes with Uthudor's forces and hide in a WizardsQuest convention, where they make their final stand against Uthudor. Victorious, Ronnie and his friends are able to return Nerina to her own world. A fantasy action comedy that places the fate of the world in the hands of nerds.

Title: On The Reef

Logline: A naive sailor is double-crossed when he reluctantly decides to run drugs into Florida to save his yacht after it is stranded on a reef in the Bahamas.

Synopsis: It's the 1980s. Sailor Frank Lane and Laura his girlfriend crew split up after their yacht is stranded on a reef in the Bahamas and she feels responsible. Towed off by an unscrupulous boatyard operator and presented with a salvage bill he is unable to pay, Frank reluctantly decides to deliver a boatload of drugs to Florida, not knowing that Laura is now involved with the drug boss who has his own reasons for seeing that this particular drug run gets busted. Laura manages to warn Frank who is already at sea. With his two crew he concocts and carries out a daring plan which enables him to evade arrest and deliver the goods only to find there is another betrayal waiting for him when he finally gets back to his boat.... WGA Reg.# 1372381.

Title: One Day Too Late

Logline: A storm puts two couples relationships in jeopardy as it separates them from each other. One pair must move on with their life, while the other must struggle for survival on an uninhabited island.

Synopsis: Anthony, an overworked owner of an Italian delicatessen is told he needs a vacation. His wife, best friend Frank, and fiance convince him to plan a romantic getaway to Barbados. While out to sea a storm unexpectedly rolls in. During the chaos Anthony gets separated from his wife and Frank from his fiance. Shaken Frank and Jenna make it to the safety of the island. Anthony and Virginia are lost out to sea. Days after the storm, Anthony and Virginia are pronounced dead. Frank and Jenna move on with their lives. Anthony and Virginia make it to a small island; a graveyard for sunken yachts. There are ominous signs of piracy that foreshadow danger in the future. They adjust to the joys of island life, while preparing for the pirates' return. Over time, they form an unbreakable bond. Back in New York, Frank and Jenna have a sexual encounter. On the island, Anthony and Virginia fight the marauding pirates and make it home. In the end, both couples express their new feelings to each other.