Submission Samples from the Animation Genre

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: 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: Down at the Crossroads Cafe

Logline: What if there was a venue where many great Blues, rock, R & B, and soul singers, and musicians, most of whom are no longer with us, could once again perform their greatest songs?

Synopsis: The film opens with a close-up of an old-style juke box as the tone arm lowers onto a record. We hear Robert Johnson singing "Come On In My Kitchen". The scene then fades to him strumming and singing at the legendary Crossroads depicted here as two rural roads. He is approached by a young couple who ask him for directions to "A place that's near here". After he directs them they quickly arrive at this great roadhouse with the sound of music getting louder as they approach. The rest of the movie will take place inside this venue where one great singer after another will perform, presented as realistic CGI avatars of themselves. Some of them are Jackie Wilson, Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, and Ike & Tina Turner. The atmosphere is casual. All of the songs will be original versions. There is dialog between songs involving people in the audience many of whom are also famous singers.

Title: Eye of the Bennu

Logline: A young scribe finds himself caught up in an epic conflict between his kingdom on the Nile and their enemies the Hyksos, who seek to call a great evil into the world through his former best friend.

Synopsis: In the mythological tradition of "The Chronicles of Narnia", the setting of "Eye of the Bennu" exists in an Egyptian-inspired universe, wherein all of the races are based off of the animal gods of ancient Egypt. The kingdom of Kemet is at war with their mortal enemies, the Hyksos, who seek to call their dark god Apep into the world and gain dominion over all life. The only way to stop them is by calling the great sun god Ra into the Pharaoh of Kemet, creating a being known as the Bennu. It is this conflict that Aketnu, a jackal scribe, and his best friend Izra, an orphaned Hyksos servant, find thrust upon them. The Hyksos invade their city while seeking the forbidden rituals to call upon Apep, and Aketnu and his mother become separated. As Aketnu ventures forth seeking his mother, he will encounter great miracles from Ra, join the Pharaoh on his journey, and find himself pitted against Apep - who has chosen none other than Izra as his vessel through which to enter the world.

Title: the world above

Logline: survivors of a world war come together to protect the earth from dreadful monsters called krisans.

Synopsis: yoshito, minori, koji, yagi, & taku works for ufk, a secret government organization, fighting krisans. the krisans begin to move against the government with kaeda as their leader, yoshito's lost foster brother.

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: Wings

Logline: Two twin planes, Samson and Sasha, come of age when they combine their amazing aerobatic skills and a growing sense of responsibility to rescue their valley from the impending 100-year-storm.

Synopsis: Samson and Sasha are just toddler planes when they see their father crash while trying to perform a near-impossible stunt called the Yuri. Flash forward a dozen years and the twins are living in pristine Magic Mountain Valley. Samson dreams of performing the Yuri - and after he is tricked into thinking his girlfriend has found another plane, he runs away to join the air show. While Samson is vying to become the air show's headliner, the 100-year-storm is brewing over the valley. Sasha forms a rescue party that includes Wild Horse, Samson's best friend, who falls and breaks his leg. When the storm is at its worst, the whole valley rallies around Sasha, and they rush to save their valley. Samson is seconds from performing the Yuri when he hears Sasha's emergency call. He leaves the air show with an amazing squadron of planes to save the valley from disaster. Everyone has been saved except for Samson's best friend, and he and Sasha will have to perform the Yuri in order to save him.

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: Jolly Kryzmooz

Logline: A young athletic moose named Jolly Kryzmooz overcomes an injury to compete again and stop evil poachers at the Winter Wonderland Games just before Christmas.

Synopsis: A young moose named Jolly Kryzmooz is a natural athlete who loves to run, jump and compete in winter sports with his friends. His NorthWoodz team is relying on him to help them win the championship at the Winter Wonderland Games at the North Pole. The mean Craggy Mountain team tricks him on the journey north and accidently sends him into conflict with poachers. His back legs are paralyzed when he jumps a river to save his skijoring partner. He refuses to give up on his dreams and fights to recover. Jolly's determination along with help from his friends and family allow him to run using a wheelchair like sleighkart. Poachers and wolves challenge him all the way. Jolly and the furry host of winter sports loving animals frolic and play despite the challenges. They keep the holiday spirit alive with music and fun. Jolly proves he can compete again and fouls an evil plot by the poachers during his championship race. He saves everyone and they all have a Merry and Jolly Christmas.

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.