Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.