Submission Samples from the Animation Genre

Title: Pet Project

Logline: A family of pets find their world turned upside down when a genetically perfected 'kitten of the future' is brought into the fold.

Synopsis: Family is a powerful thing. It bonds and holds those in it without question, and within most families, there is a second family. One as precious and delicate as any other. The pets. My name is Jason Melby and I have a new script for an animated feature, "Pet Project". The story is in the tradition of "Toy Story", "Toy Story 2" and "Monsters, Inc." It's about the animals that live in the Talbot home. Life is good among the pets until the status quo is disrupted when Harold Talbot, a brilliant scientist, brings home his latest experiment. A genetically perfected cat, Gene, which he brings home to test around other animals before it is sold to then public. The others decide to teach Gene how to be a real cat, but they end up learning the value of family, no matter who, or what, it is. "Pet Project" is a funny and touching movie that will have a broad appeal for family members of all ages. Thank you for your consideration. Sincerely Jason Melby

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: 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: 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: Wings

Logline: Twins Sasha and Samson, the most animated planes you'll ever meet, grow up facing life's challenges and finally come together to save their home and their valley from the flood of the century.

Synopsis: Samson and Sasha are just toddler planes when they see their father, the amazing Piercing Arrow, headliner of the Wings Air Show, crash while trying to perform a near impossible stunt called the Yuri. Flash forward a dozen years or so and the twins are now sleek and powerful Mustangs just like their dad. The two live in pristine Magic Mountain Valley. They help their mom, a sleek, feminine P-36 Hawk plane named Ava, run their delivery and rescue service. Samson dreams of joining the air show just like dad. Sasha is the more timid one of the twins and is still trying to find her place in the world. Flash forward Samson is seconds from performing the Yuri when he gets the calls and pulls up. The entire show joins Samson and they rush towards Magic Mountain. They save everyone except the only chance they have to save their best friends is to come together and perform the Yuri. Side by side they perform the Yuri. Their valley is saved and everyone is rescued.

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: 7th Angel

Logline: A warrior monk with an incredible power is reincarnated as an urban college student to usher in a new kingdom of righteousness and to gain retribution for the righteous souls stolen by the evil "Brood

Synopsis: A young archeology student is born as the reincarnate of an ancient warrior monk who is entangled in the classic Yin vs Yang, Good vs Evil battle. Adejola King is the 7th Angel, a college student reincarnated as a warrior monk that was chosen in a past life by the elders of his tribe to defend the righteous souls of the present day against the evil organization called the "Brood", a mafia like organization involved in everything from gun, human, drug trafficking to all types of underworld activities. Through dealing with the death of both his parents, constant attacks by the relentless "Brood", and discovering his inert awesome power, Adejola utilizes his humility and strong morality to organize an army that will expose and overthrow the "Brood". This show will present moral integrity questions and social issues to the viewer based on their everyday lives, while keeping them on the edge of their seats with explosive action from the beginning to the very end.

Title: going

Logline: was someone

Synopsis: to get back to me regarding having recieved my queries and also having the both sent as combined to the selected agents and managers from your database?

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: 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.