Submission Samples from the Animation Genre

Title: Jolly Kryzmooz

Logline: Jolly Kryzmooz is a young moose who overcomes physical injuries and obstacles to compete in the Winter Wonderland Games at the North Pole. He learns his special gift is helping other injured animals.

Synopsis: A young moose named Jolly Kryzmooz loves to run and jump. He trains hard to compete in the Winter Wonderland Games at the North Pole. Jolly must jump a river to save his friends during the journey north. He is taken to the North Pole hospital where he learns he will never be able to use his back legs again. His teammates and new friends at the North Pole help him compete despite his injury. Santa, his elves and several young reindeer become good friends. His positive attitude and big heart help him through the hard times. He learns that his special gift is helping other injured animals.

Title: Galactic X-Mas

Logline: The fate of X-Mas is in Toober's hands. He must travel to three planets and urge them to celebrate or the ancient holiday will die forever.

Synopsis: The aliens of the technological planet of Novak and the naturalistic planet of Mondoon have much distrust in each other. Toober, an alien from Jerves, is ordered to travel to each planet and request their support of the X-Mas holiday. A crooked Sergeant Caper does everything in his power to make sure Toober does not succeed. With the odds against them, Toober and his new friends Tek, Wesh and, Flower, realize they can bypass the politicians by retrieving a sacred mineral from each planet. The three minerals must be taken to the mystical planet of Hoobikar. Once all three are placed in the ancient cave, the planet will come alive with X-Mas spirit and all willing aliens can unify in celebration for the first time in one thousand years. The visually stimulating terrain of the different planets mixed with the fascinating aliens of each will hold audiences captive for a Galactic X-Mas ride. WGA# 1109661 jhollar25@hotmail.com

Title: Chupacabra

Logline: The Mayan civilization falls protecting the world from a were-jaguar invasion. Centuries later, it's up to two kids, a mad priest, and a chupacabra to put an end to the threat once and for all.

Synopsis: Archeologist, Digger Davis, brings his two kids to Mexico, where he had met his late wife. The children, Karen and Carter, are descendants of the Mayan ruler who defeated the were-jaguar and created the chupacabra. These vampire-like chupacabra were made to guard a dimensional portal, which now acts as a prison for the evil were-jaguar. Because the kids come from the creator's bloodline, the chupacabra dubbed Chupy befriends Karen. Unfortunately, Chupy's friendship exposes his existance to cryptozoologist, Bernard Horton. Horton's attempt to capture the creature results in the opening of a portal and Karen falling into the clutches of Wil Lum the were-jaguar. Her sacrifice can be used as a key for the were-jaguar escape. A mad Mayan priest, Zotz, who has been observing the events unfold, now steps forward to help. He must lead Carter and Chupy on a mission to rescue Karen and stop a were-jaguar invasion.

Title: Flying South

Logline: Every young bird must make their first journey south for the winter, but only one will make it alone. One flight, one destination, one adventure you will never forget!

Synopsis: Sport, a young sparrow, is about to embark on his first flight south for the winter. Everything goes as planned until he is suddenly knocked from the flight. Now, for the first time on his own, he must make the remaining journey alone. Something no other bird his age has done. Along the way he meets various interesting and comical characters who challenge his ideals and thoughts of family and friendship. Although Sport journeys south alone, he does not go unnoticed or unmissed. After realizing a young bird is missing from the flock, General Torbert sends out his finest search team. Unfortunately for Sport and his family the search team closely resembles the three stooges and is less than desirable!

Title: The messenger of the Princess

Logline: This is a story of how a young man excelling in martial arts rescued the Princess of Water Nagas. And it's a true widespread story of Chinese "Dragon".

Synopsis: Liu Yi, excelling in martial arts, longed to join the army and reconstruct the splendor of his family. However, his father who once retired from the army strongly disagreed. After a bust-up with his father, Liu Yi understood his father's love and decided to give up his dream and follow his father's will to take the imperial examination held in the capital. On the way, Liu Yi came across the Princess of Water Nagas who had a difficult time. Liu Yi knew from Princess that Fire Dragon King plotted a conspiracy. Liu Yi helped Princess bring a letter to Dragon Mother in East Sea Dragon Palace. Dragon Mother decided to rescue the Princess first. Liu Yi volunteered to rescue Princess. Liu Yi, Sea Turtle and Lobster went to Fire Dragon Sea with magic weapons. Liu Yi turned into a Water Dragon and defeated Fire Dragon King after a fierce battle, rescued the Princess and saved the world. Finally, with the help of Dragon Mother, Liu Yi realized his dream and harvested Princess's love.

Title: Cereal Serial

Logline: A bungled hijacking leads to some famous cereal box characters being dislodged from the front of their boxes. They must regain their position before the expiration date. Youth and magic assist.

Synopsis: A bungled hijacking leads to some famous cereal box characters being dislodged from the front panel's of their boxes. In their hilarious quest to regain their positon, they join forces with some orphans to save the kid's Children's Farm Home from the hands of an unscrupulous land developer. Tiger Woods and Captain Crunch lead the characters in this race against the clock. What happens if they don't make it back to their boxes ahead of the dreaded "expiration date"? Will Sammy and Moe, loveable but inept thieves, be able to steal the donated merchandise before an auction designed to save the school ? This tale will take you into the imagination of a child and show you how determination and youth, with a little magic thrown in, can overcome any obstacle.

Title: FAIRLIGHT

Logline: Princess Fairlight's birthday ball is ruined by an evil sorceress who takes over her kingdom. All seems lost, but with the help of a good witch and a Prince, Fairlight's dreams may still come true.

Synopsis: Beautiful Princess Fairlight has come of age. A grand ball is prepared for her birthday to which Princes from neighboring Kingdoms are invited. It is hoped Fairlight will find a groom. Her brother, Prince Amzel, is up to his usual mischief and having played a trick on his sister in the morning, continues to play pranks on the guests. One of the guests is the wicked sorceress Grenzel in disguise as a Princess. She has just come into the posession of a powerful magic wand found in an old tomb. With this wand, she ruins the party, turning guests and Fairlight into wild animals. She chases everyone out of the castle and takes over the kingdom. Fairlight after struggling to survive in the wild as a she wolf is taken in by the kind white witch Sandra. Sandra with the help of her talking owl, Peppermint, transforms Fairlight back into a person and later with the help of Prince Gallant, who is Fairlight's dream groom, helps mastermind the defeat of Grenzel.

Title: The Migration

Logline: Migration is an animated, coming of age tale about a young bird, Dylan and his attempt to find his place in the flock

Synopsis: Dylan dreams of becoming a member of the elite group fliers, the Golden Crowns who each year lead the flock to their winter destination, the Emerald Haven. Unable to join because he was born of a different breed he tries out for their secondary squad, the Silver Tips. Humiliated during the try-outs by his nemesis, Bradley, Dylan embarks on an adventure of self discovery. With the help of many friends he encounters along the way, Dylan learns the value of family and friends. He returns to the meadow only to find the flock has departed. With the help of Piper, an older, seasoned flyer, Dylan finds the strength and courage to prove his worth and find his place among his peers.

Title: The Year Santa Stubbed His Toe

Logline: Having stubbed his toe on a banister and then a bowling ball, Santa needs the help of four of his best elves to make all his deliveries on Christmas Eve.

Synopsis: On Christmas Eve, Santa stubs his toe so bad-bad enough to balloon twice its size-that he's forced to ask the aid of four of his best elves to help with his Christmas Eve run around the world to deliver the presents to all the good boys and girls. Never has an elf left the Pole-and never has Santa not gone out alone on this night-as a pilgrimage around the world begins: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe and Australia. A night for the elves to experience the different ways Christmas is celebrated around the world. A journey that is not only eye-opening for the elves on this night ... but for Santa as well. Although "The Year Santa Stubbed His Toe" has not been entered in many contests, "Save Him", another of my completed specs has been acknowledged as listed below: Honorable Mention 2013 Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Honorable Mention 2013 London Film Awards Currently First Round Qualifier 2014 Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards

Title: Save Stubby

Logline: Save Stubby is a play on Finding Nemo moved to the Amazon rainforest. Stubby the endangered Golden Lion Tamarin runs off on his own after poachers kill his mom. Problem: Save Stubby from poacher.

Synopsis: His mother's dying words are for Stubby to run, and run into the rainforest he does. So far and fast does Stubby run that the surviving members of his troop lose contact with him. A young Golden Lion Tamarin is very valuable on the international exotic pet market so the poachers immediately begin a frantic search for Stubby as does his troop. The killing is witnessed by wildlife researcher Sally and her young son Rusty who are studying the Golden Lion Tamarin for the summer. They also join the hunt for Stubby, who takes temporary refuge with a native tribe. Rusty and Amazonia, an indigenous village girl, team up to rescue Stubby with help from a mythic hobbit-like creature that lives in the rainforest. Treatment and/or script available on request. WGA Registration Number: 1442251.