Submission Samples from the Fantasy Genre

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: Escape From Hell

Logline: 666 AD, Rome: A once noble General goes mad and is killed. Committed to avenging his death, he escapes from Hell. Meanwhile, Satan summons three formidable demons to bring him back.

Synopsis: 666 AD, Rome: General Lorenzo Lupo, the noble head of the Vatican guard and the Pope's personal bodyguard, has just lost his entire family to the plague. Feeling betrayed by the God he so devotedly served, Lupo goes mad and declares war on God and the church. In an assassination attempt on the Pope's life, Lupo is killed by a young but brave Prince. Swearing to avenge his death, Lupo makes a bold escape from Hell. Reinhabiting his now putrid and decomposing corpse, Lupo wanders the gothic countryside--concealed under boots, gloves and a hooded cloak--wreaking murder and mayhem as he searches for the Prince who killed him. Meanwhile, Satan, enraged at hearing someone has escaped from his domain, summons three formidable demons whom he sends--in human form--to bring Lupo back.

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: 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: 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.

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 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: THE CRYSTAL OF CIRMENTHIA (WGA# 1000906)

Logline: A scattered relic imbued with the ultimate powers... A power mad tyrant who will stop at nothing to obtain it- A band of misfit heroes who will stop at nothing to destroy it.

Synopsis: A young warrior monk unites with a band of misfit heroes on a frantic race across a fantastical medieval world to reunite the scattered pieces of an ancient relic. The only hope of destroying the ultimate power before the evil Vorahtoo can use it to reshape the world in the nightmarish image of his insectoid swarm ravishing all before them...

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: David and the Cave of Obligation /Book One, The Bi

Logline: In this world, as in millions of others, a single child, an ordinary boy or girl shall be called upon to serve. In each child's hands lies the fate of nations. This is David's story.

Synopsis: In this inspirational story, 13 year old David and his troublesome friend Andy stumble upon the "Cave of Obligation" which draws them into a world outside the realm of their uneventful 1950's era small town. During their search to find a way home, they meet the terrorized townspeople of Bilberry, a giant who appears to be the culprit, an evil Ogre, and enchantments they've only encountered in fairytales. With the guidance of Ithamar, the wise and mysterious guardian of the cave, David battles ignorance and prejudice, while working through moral dilemmas. During his ordeal, David must look deep within himself to find the strength to fulfill his obligation to find and help the "one in need."