Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

Title: Footprints of the Devil

Logline: A demon wizard has to capture Michael's sister in the bewitched world so that he could be relieved from the curse. Michael relieved his sister from the curse , so that the wizard would die .

Synopsis: A wicked man who possessed evil powers and performed magical activities, tried to take over everything.The man's name is Sperior.To relieve him self from that state of bewilderment,sperior takes the sister of a man called michael,as hostage. through one of his fellows,sperior informs michael that if he does not help his sister,then his sister,he,and all of the people of that land will expire whitin twenty days . Michael saved sperior from the bewitched world, but sperior did not let Michael free his sister.Sperior begins to take power in our world.sperior is sensitive to Michael's sister's necklace and hates it. Michael realizes that sperior has deceived him and that sperior would die if his sister were released from the wilderness and bewitched world.By placing the necklace in the hands of the statue of Sperior,Michael enters the bewitched world and succeed in saving his sister.so sperior and his power begin to wear off , and would die.Please email to : esmaeel.rezai@yahoo.com

Title: The Thirst

Logline: A vampire, hunted for murders she didn't commit, is saved by the man who loved her when she was mortal.

Synopsis: In present day Chicago, Mary-Anne, a mysterious Englishwoman mournfully flees through the night, only her eyes carrying the burden of her dark and unwanted existence. Born in the year 1040AD, she lives today due to the infectious bite of an ancient, ruthless vampire named Jericho. Mary-Anne had lost her husband William at the historic Battle of Hastings. It is the memory of William, and his dying promise of return that has stopped her from assuming her implied destiny of ruthless vampire. Close on her trail is a secret, government-funded organization - the 'Shadow Agency', an elite force whose sole raison d'etre is to eradicate vampires. Top agent, Jack Cole, has been plagued his entire life by dreams and visions of Mary-Anne, a woman he believes never to have known. It is only when he encounters her in the flesh that his visions begin to unravel into true memories. He is led to a startling revelation -in a past life, Jack was Mary-Anne's beloved husband, William!

Title: KNIGHTS OF THE CODE

Logline: This is the story of a journey into knighthood by seven young squires who are to replace their aging father knights, and help protect their righteous kingdom from bordering enemies.

Synopsis: In a magical, medieval kingdom, an elite team of skilled and chivalrous knights train their young squire sons during the threat of war, forced upom them by banished criminals who populate a bordering land. Inspiring action, magic, and comedy ensue as the young regiment of rookie knights sets off on an adventurous quest to gain favor from their neighboring Gnome allies, eventually finding themselves defending their kingdom in an all-out war.

Title: Adrift on the March of Souls

Logline: A grieving father ends his life on Earth, only to find himself alive (of sorts) in Purgatory on a quest to find his son - and himself.

Synopsis: Unable to deal with the loss of his son, a bereaved father (our main protagonist, Adam) takes his life, and finds himself in the Land of the Dead, on the road to Hell. Pulled from the road by the sound of his lost son's pleading voice, Adam finds himself in the company of a strange group of characters, residents of the afterlife who call themselves the Lost. These Lost, which include a tattered and na´ve Angel, a legless and wrathful soldier, and a man bound head-to-foot in iron chains, accompany Adam on his search for his son. During their odyssey, the small band encounters deadly antagonists (chief among them the omnipresent Shriekers), strange lands (such as the Vile Marsh, whose waters turn those who drink of them into murderous fiends), and dubious allies (such as the Crone, a venerable witch rumored to be an eater of souls). But amongst their tragedies and travails, they also find friendship, hope, and, ultimately, redemption.

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: Going for home

Logline: When a marriage fouls out due to baseball, a young boy teams up with a ghost, to get his Dad back in the strike zone and Mom back in the game.

Synopsis: An aging major league pitching prospect and his spirited wife, separate after years of marriage. Their young boy, determined to get them back together, enlists the help of a magical old man from their past.

Title: Jazzman

Logline: A white college professor, longing for the jazz career he gave up years before, is transported back in time to the swing era - and enters the body of a black musician.

Synopsis: Cam Stewart, a middle-aged, white college professor plays a little jazz on the side, but regrets a decision made years earlier to give up a promising musical career. Bringing his horn in for repairs, he meets a mysterious man who offers to loan him a vintage tenor sax - a very unusual horn, as it turns out. Little by little, Cam's sound begins to change. One evening, when his band is on break at their usual Saturday night gig, an amplifier hits him in the head. When he comes to, it's 1946, and he has assumed the identity of the horn's real owner, a 26-year-old black swing musician named Emmett Coleman. Although Cam is now living out the fantasy of playing jazz in the music's greatest era, being black in mid-20th century America is completely unfamiliar, frightening terrain. A further complication arises when he falls in love with a beautiful young black woman. Finally, Cam must confront the very real possibility that he may not be able to return to his own time and true identity.

Title: Going For Home

Logline: A Major League pitching prospect and his spirited wife separate after years of marriage. Their young boy, determined to get them back together, enlists the help of a magical old man from their past.

Synopsis: Pitcher Ben Douglas has been scratching and clawing his way through the Minor Leagues for the past 12 years. His wife Rachel has had it up to here with baseball and everything that goes with it so one day she gives him an ultimatum. "It's either the game or our marriage." Ben can't give up his childhood dream of making it to the bigs so he leaves his wife, much to the dismay of their ten-year old son, Cal. That very same day Ben's prayers are answered and his is sent up to the big club in Chicago, much to the dismay of the recently jilted Rachel. Young Cal is both ecstatic and heartbroken. His dad is going to the bigs but mom doesn't want anything to do with any of it so he calls to the heavens above for help. Heaven and earth play a game of catch in this hilarious and heart warming story of young boy's journey to reunite his feuding parents.

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: A Familiar World

Logline: A dying, manic depressive man doesn't medical help, and instead seeks the help of spiritual healers to cure him.

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