Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

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?

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: 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: 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: 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: STILTS

Logline: Rumplestiltskin didn't die when he ripped himself apart. He forgot his identity when the Salamander Queen enchanted him. He has three days left to take her a child or lose his soul forever.

Synopsis: Two hundred years ago, a special child was caught by Mire, Salamander Queen. She enchanted him. He became Rumplestiltskin(Stilts) and lost his memory. Stilts has three days. If he fails to bring the Queen a child, he will have to trade places with her and lose himself forever. Stilts tunnels his way to modern-day San Francisco. He tricks his way into Jenny's life. She lives with her family in a one-room houseboat. In Jenny's presence, Stilts starts to remember his past. Rather than take Jenny, Stilts decides to kill Mire by spinning a web of gold that attracts the spiders which cause Mire's albino skin to turn green and fall off. Mire sails on an underground river in her pirate ship to blast a hole to Golden Gate Park and imprison Stilts and Jenny until time runs out. She causes an earthquake and Stilts and Jenny disappear underground. Mire captures Jenny. Stilts confronts three traps in his effort to save Jenny and faces a stalactite and stalagmite-crashing finale.

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: 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: Tattoo; the ink of illusion

Logline: How much are you willing to pay for a tattoo? Your best friend's life? Lose your girlfriend to a dragon? Or simply lose your soul? Think before you ink!

Synopsis: The doctor said, Jason will die. The Tetnus he contracted in Hydra's Tattoo shop, was in fact venom. Pocahontas offerd them help. Geranimo heaved a snake out of Jason's heart, not the curse. In the tattoo shop, they crossed another dimention. A mexican village with Janus; two faces (Ink and Needle) midget. He took them to an underground circus, with familiar ringmaster; Hydra the clown. They have to go through Gog and Magog; a siamese twin goliath to get to him. They servived them, but lost their friend Ares and Gail, Jason's girlfriend. Michael and Jason found themselves sliding a bottomless twister. In James Dean' hotrod they went after the motorcycle gang leader Hydra, just to be trapped in Peguses claws. Down at the river they met Medusa. Michal' death is what made it pesonal. Elvis took Jason to meet Abe Lincoln. Abe' advise got him to confront the gatekeeper, Ares the Minotaur. Inside the crystal chalice he killed Amphista the two heads serpent, then Hydra the nine heads dragon.

Title: Family Secret

Logline: Time is running out for William his wife is soon to give birth and he still needed to put an end to the curse that has loomed over his families head for more than a century.

Synopsis: After his sister vanished in front of he and his mom; William vowed to find the reason. Williams dad came to him one night, breath heavy of whiskey. Finally telling William the truth of his families history. How many before Williams siter had gone missing in the same fashion. Unable to deal with it any longer his father took his own life. A family curse or serious infliction; whatever it may be had caused much pain in their lives. But digging through secrets can sometimes leave you drowning in skeletons. Especially with the help of a scorned ancestor and a pact with a mischievous demon. Now several years later Williams wife has told him she is pregnant. He is even more pressed to find and end to this curse before his own children are born. Time is running out but with the help of a new friend and a very old journal, it looks as if time is on his side.