Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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