Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Still Searching

Logline: Still Searching is the story of a college professor and a Dean of a university who both had near death experiences. As they unite, they both search for meaning of their experiences.

Synopsis: Still Searching is the story of a college professor trying to find God and heaven on earth. In his quest, he tries mixing church and state, and later meets resistance from some student atheist groups. He keeps his past near death experience a secret from many people, and later discovers his friend, the Dean of the university who also had a near death experience. A spiritual guru who can communicate with a higher power consoles them on their way, and helps both of them bridge the path to heaven on earth. On his quest, the professor continues to have a recurring dream of the after life which could set him free.

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: 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: 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