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: 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: 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: MAGIC ISLAND HIGH

Logline: A teenage FORCELOK (naturally powered sorcerer) searches for himself in the disciplinary society where his mother disappeared.

Synopsis: Magic Island High is a coming-of-age fantasy tale. In future society magic is ILLEGAL. Magic Island is where "criminals" are sent. Families are relocated with promises of a better life in exchange for freedom. The inhabitants have divided into FORCELOKS (natural powers) and MAGICIANS (inherited spells and object manipulation). The constant battle mirrors the racial conflicts of our society. Our hero is JONE FOSS (13). Mom left early. His father raises him to not lose that temper. He discovers his forcelok powers with no idea how to control them. Jone attends Magic Island HS. Refusing to become a "forcelok jock" he crusades to unify. We have our gorgeous school princess (ATHENA, 15). The rugged villain (FLIPPER, 17) was born to bully. A friendship between Dad (PETER, 45) and quirky neighbor (RONDA, 40) deals with loss, dreams, and starting again. It is fantastic, magical, modern, and real. Will they win and change their world? What about ours?

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: 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: 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: 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: The Three Wimps

Logline: A magic book is discovered by three teenage boys who must use it on a perilous journey to rescue a friend from death.

Synopsis: Three teens put aside their fears and journey into another world to find their friend, who disappeared in a book's magic. In a race against time, they battle evil at great lengths to find the one they have been searching for--only to watch her turn to stone. Now the must battle the evil creator of the book, a sorcerer who would destroy them all, in hopes of defeating him and undoing all of his destruction.

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.