Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

Title: Elemental Force

Logline: The four basic elements and their possessors are in a time of enormous parallel within the guilds they hold memberships to. Who will win?

Synopsis: An ordinary young adult male given no name at birth found himself without a father, Tim, at an early age when a rough tyrant named Merketh got wise to his father's possession of wind abilities and overpowered Tim at his cabin away from town with a vicious force of fire which Merketh posed. Merketh's only goal in this is to conquer all other opposition and hold the basic elements and their respective powers. The nameless man is unaware of this second society on earth just like other ordinary citizens holding no elemental powers until he crosses paths with a frail yet canny elder human named Mesulon at a nearby pond. While watching a kind act the young man did at a park when a group of kids was picking on a shy child, Mesulon decided to act as the young man's spiritual advisor after a meeting with fellow wind possessors at their air temple to strategize what actions to take to remedy certain tensions between the elemental realms (districts) on Earth.

Title: The Kingdom of Shanti, Twin Curse

Logline: Twin Princesses must fight a sorcerer, save the kingdom and discover their magic.

Synopsis: A magical tale of twin princesses born into a time of prosperity, that hides the curse placed on the royal family centuries ago. The Princesses learn that their enemies live when a kidnapping separates them on their 17th birthday. Their identities switched, the secrets begin to unravel. Through dreams, the sisters find each other and a rescue takes place. The battle begins with the Sorcerer's magic book stolen, spells being broken and strange powers rising within the Princesses. When they think they have won the fight and it is time for love, they learn their enemy bares the same curse. This script contains teenage female leads, is 104 pages (94 .pdf) and registered with the WGA #1269818. This script is written for a broad age range audience.

Title: Born to Protect

Logline: A young boy must defend the Land of Foresta from an evil lord before he casts down a spell of darknessn which will destroy the world.

Synopsis: In the land of Foresta, Lord Sanzar is the Queen's loyal subject -- but when he and the Queen have a falling out, he becomes her deadliest enemy. Sanzar kills the Queen's Protector, the one hero sworn to protect her, and steals a precious spellbook. His hatred knows no bounds -- and he'll surely have his revenge, because the Protector is dead...or is he? The Protector's sword reaches out across time and space to choose a new Protector -- young Jake, who works at a fast food place in our world. He's brought to Foresta to learn the ways of the Protector and challenge Sanzar. And just in time, because Sanzar is intent on calling down a spell of darkness which will destroy the world.

Title: Escape From Hell

Logline: 666 AD, Rome: A once noble General goes mad and is killed. Committed to avenging his death, he escapes from Hell. Meanwhile, Satan summons three formidable demons to bring him back.

Synopsis: 666 AD, Rome: General Lorenzo Lupo, the noble head of the Vatican guard and the Pope's personal bodyguard, has just lost his entire family to the plague. Feeling betrayed by the God he so devotedly served, Lupo goes mad and declares war on God and the church. In an assassination attempt on the Pope's life, Lupo is killed by a young but brave Prince. Swearing to avenge his death, Lupo makes a bold escape from Hell. Reinhabiting his now putrid and decomposing corpse, Lupo wanders the gothic countryside--concealed under boots, gloves and a hooded cloak--wreaking murder and mayhem as he searches for the Prince who killed him. Meanwhile, Satan, enraged at hearing someone has escaped from his domain, summons three formidable demons whom he sends--in human form--to bring Lupo back.

Title: Cyril Helps Isaac In His Fight Against Green

Logline: After years enduring severe physical deformity and humiliation, Isaac embarks with Cyril on a surreal journey to discover normality, unaware of the consequences...

Synopsis: Isaac is born with permanent jaundice and genetic abnormalities, which leave him severely discoloured and disfigured. He suffers abandonment from his own mother, constant taunts and jibes from the intolerant community of Milburn Peaks, and is only accepted by his aunt Milly and her son Cyril. As the insults continue into his adult life, Isaac becomes severely depressed and withdrawn. One day, he sees an infomercial with a possible cure for his ailments. This glimmer of hope is enough to haul him from his agorophobia, and together with Cyril, he embarks on a journey in search of normality. Little does he know, he will have to endure a fantastical adventure with bizarre consequences, involving zany characters, multiple hallucinations, peculiar phenomena and a mysterious disappearance.

Title: THE ASTRAL - ENTRANCE TO THE ETERNITY

Logline: This story tells us about people who lose each other in their previous lives and find themselves in new ones thanks to angels from the astral world and psychic abilities of the protagonist.

Synopsis: John is a rich guy. Overnight he becomes poor, loses his parents, property and has no place to live in. Not accidentally such difficult life on the streets brings him to live at the cemetery. There he learns how to get to the astral world where he meets his dead parents and finds new friends. The friends tell him about the temple of memory - a place where you can know your past and future. In the temple of memory John is shown his previous lives when he lost his family, when our Earth planet occurred from the dinosaurs to cavemen and then to civilized people who survived in all earthquakes and global floods. When John returns from the astral he can see people auras and their guardian angels. It helps him to meet Courtney - a girl who lived with him in his previous lives. John's fatal disease puts them apart and together again thanks to angels that helped John to transfer his soul into a new body and come back to Courtney.

Title: LOLA'S RETURN

Logline: Hovering around the desert in her sand mobile, LOLA RAY, our main character, discovers more than just tornado sand storms. She discovers she is the most sought after jewel in the universe.

Synopsis: Planet TRIXAW, a deserted desert wasteland filled with boundless pockets of treacherous tornado sand storms, is home to the planets only known source of existance, a used future of a port station. Here, high technology from all the universe is bartered and sold to the highest bidder. At the same moment, an adventurer named LOLA RAY discovers more than just sand storms. Enriched in mythology, the old wizard by the side of the road is in need of LOLA'S help. Escaping the evil clutches of the luminous SHADOW FORCE, LOLA, with the help of an OLD MAN discovers truly why she is here on the planet. Once upon a time, planet TRIXAW was known as the lovely land of LAYLAHMA, a beautiful technologically advanced crystal city where cultures from all over the universe lived in peace and prosperity. Discovering her past, present and future, join LOLA in the adventure and discovery of a lifetime. Being both a beautiful morality tale and the coming of age fantasy, the third eye is now opening.

Title: Ditching in the Darklands

Logline: On the run from life in this world,fourteen-year-old Michael McGovern finds himself and his courage in another.

Synopsis: Michael, a junior high nerd, on the run from his parents, a determined bully and life in general, hides out in the tunnels under Cal Tech with his best bud. An earthquake delivers them, battered but alive, to another world, a grim, gray world of bizarre creatures dominated by a cruel, unforgiving overlord. Michael, thought to be the long-awaited "Redeemer" prophasized to free the down-trodden of this magical world, must dig deep to find the courage and inner resources necessary to unite them and lead them to victory, thus preparing him to return to the world he left behind.

Title: SHADOW FIGHTERS

Logline: Two young paranormal investigators release four legendary warriors cursed as cryptids and restore shape-shifting powers to stop their nemesis, the dark Sorceress and her cloned mega-fighters.

Synopsis: Shadow Fighters pits warrior shaman shape-shifters against an evil Order and Sorceress who are part alien. The heroes fight a battle in 1773 to protect a sacred amulet but are cursed and banished as cryptid beasts. In present day, set in old Shawnee woods and the Southwest, a young paranormal investigator, Eric Gilmer and friends go on a harrowing adventure to release the cursed heroes before the Order, who has grown powerful, unleashes deadly new hybrid mega-fighters. The story examines the conflict between light and dark, between greed and honor. Rod attended Illinois College for a bachelor's degree in creative writing and screenplay with Robert McKee. His shaman studies took him to Australia, Mexico and the Southwest and he has written several screenplays. Paula is part Ojibwa Indian from Grand Island, Michigan and graduated W. S. U. with a master's degree in arts education. She has written and produced for children's entertainment and stage productions. SAG, SCBWI.

Title: ThunderCats:Exodus

Logline: A young lord is forced to lead his kind into battle before his time.

Synopsis: Young Lion-O, half Lion, half man is forced to bear the title of lord of the ThunderCats before he is ready. Even though Lion-O is physically a man, he is mearly a child on the inside. When the ThunderCats escaped their planet of Thundera,Lion-O was only a scared little boy who was looked after by his elder protector named Jaga. During the life altering journey, Lion-O's hyperbaric chamber malfuctioned causing him to grow, while the other ThunderCats remained in stases. Thinking that he has to prove himself to the other ThunderCats, Lion-O constantly embarks on solo missions putting himself and others in potential danger.He dishes out harsh punishment to the young ones Wily Kit and Wily Kat causing them to run away and be captured by the ThunderCats worst enemies, the Mutants. With Lion-O dealing with the guilt of two of his own missing the ThunderCats have to work together as they go to rescue their young. Can Lion-O put his pride aside or will his personal vendetta kill them all?