Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

Title: The Journey To Hoiku

Logline: Three children must face their destiny in a world filled with evil, betrayal and mythical creatures.

Synopsis: Three kids encounter an abandoned well in their town. With knowledge of a child's disappearance in the well fifty years ago, the curiosity of these three kids will take them on a journey through the well to a land known as Hoiku. Here they will meet new friends, new enemies and a creature named Tooley who brings them to the child that has been lost for so many years. The main character Tim Terman, Tim's friend Charlie Chang, and Rosie Adams all play kids in the sixth grade ready to face their destiny in this new land. The story revolves around Tim who learns throughout the story that his ancestors have been the protectors of the gates that bring Hoiku and his world together. However, the evil King of Hoiku, Ganzy has a plan to unite these two worlds in war. It is now up to Tim and his friends to stop Ganzy before these two worlds collide.

Title: DALI'S DREAM

Logline: Salvador Dali comes face-to-face with his 'Higher-Self' who takes him on a surreal journey inside his paintings...

Synopsis: Set on a Spanish beach in the Summer of 1967 during the blossom of the psychedelic "Flower-Power" era; Salvador Dali has a mind-altering experience. He meets his 'Higher-Self' - his naked doppleganger - who takes him to "The Land Of The Subconscious" where he gets lost inside the surreal and often nightmarish world of his paintings on his quest to find his estranged wife, Gala as well as artistic and spiritual enlightenment.

Title: The Other

Logline: An ordinary man is pulled into a magical world by a witch that wants to eat him. Now he has to fight to survive in this urban fantasy.

Synopsis: Delvin Wills is a freelance writer in his late twenties that resides in New York City. Delvin spends his days filled with work and isolation. He was once married but his wife is gone now. Overall, he's depressed with how his life turned out. His life changes one night when he meets a mysterious woman at a bar. He goes home with her thinking he'll get laid. In another one of his disappointments it turns out she's only interested in his heart. She's a witch and in order for her to remain immortal she has to eat men's hearts. She almost got Delvin but he was saved at the last moment by a witch hunter named Ezekiel. Now Delvin must navigate the magical world he was brought into while trying to stay alive as the witch hunts him. He will meet strange spirits, suffer curses, and fight for his life as well as discover who he really is and what he really wants. The one thing that both he and the witch want is to survive but only one of them can win the prize in this urban fantasy.

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: A Familiar World

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

Synopsis: Hello, I'm a passionate screenwriter who has been writing and developing his craft for over a decade. I believe now is the time to take my craft to the next level. Your company's professionalism and track record combined with my vision, hard work and professionalism can help produce a motion picture that can inspire and entertain audiences. "A Familiar World" is the story of a dying, manic depressive who believes he can heal himself through faith and living life to the fullest. In a parallel universe, purgatory world, his deceased grandfather tries to reach out and communicate with him. In order for them to communicate, a spiritual apparition must open a heavenly dimension that has the power to cure anybody. Sincerely Yours, Javier Jacomino

Title: Future Girl: The newest comic book Superhero

Logline: Future Girl rivals the epic movie/television traditions of Superman,Spiderman,Ironman and Wonder Woman.

Synopsis: America Moon is a college cheerleader with an unusual gift. She can throw a football farther than most young men. America becomes a celebrity when she is crowned the first female quarterback in collegiate history. Romeo the team's trainer and America's love interest faces kidney failure. America has to make an important decision, either give Romeo a second chance to live or make history playing in the national championship. While recovering from the surgery, America mysteriously appears in a prophetic dream as Future Girl; her favorite comic book heroine since childhood. In the dream, Future Girl is a superhero from the planet Clarion. She defeats Geo; an evil galactic bully and saves the Earth. Suddenly, America is awaken and finds herself rushing to the stadium. Whack,the starting quarterback is injured. America enters the game and runs the forbidden "over the moon play." America Moon alias Future Girl soars to victory wearing Sees by the Moon's magical Indian necklace.

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: 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: 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: MANCHILD

Logline: Please accept my synopsis of MANCHILD a feature about a man sent back in time and forced to relive his childhood.

Synopsis: Roger Sanders is an idealistic 27-year old man who is searching for his true love. Out of desperation Roger hires a psychic, who uses magic crystals to help him find his soul mate. Unfortunately, his soul mate belongs to the year 1981. Roger is hurled back in time and becomes a child again. He still has adult intelligence and consciousness, but he has the body of a seven year old. Roger's soul mate is Beverly, his second grade teacher. She's not an ideal match. She's too old and too hard headed, but he's intriqued by her. To romance her, he must return to the present when their ages will be more compatible. Roger is marooned in 1981 because his magic crystal malfunctions. To return home he must find a psychic to repair his crystal. To make matters worse, Roger's intelligence is declining. If he stays in the past, he will degenerate into a "true" child.