Submission Samples from the Horror Genre

Title: Zombie Greaser

Logline: A Government coverup is accidently unearthed in the Nevada Desert in 1963 by a small gang of outcast greasers.

Synopsis: 60's Greasers, Car Clubs, Hot Rods, Drag Racing, Pinup Girls, Military Draft and Zombies(Rated R) A Government coverup is accidently unearthed in the Nevada Desert in 1963 by a small gang of outcast greasers. Accidently inhaled by the leader - Turk Wad and with zombie tendencies that he tries to hide while confronting a rival gang, compete for the pinup girl of his dreams and running from the Military draft.


Logline: Six separate stories about what happens when GOOD people stare into the eyes of EVIL.

Synopsis: My personal creation of the NEWS, before THE NEWS. When good people can know longer control THE EVIL WITHIN. Whether you know it or not, there is a battle between GOOD and EVIL that has been brewing since the beginning of time. We watch the local news everyday, and witness the horror mankind inflicts upon each other. Violence has become normal in our everyday society. We always see the aftermath of unfortunate events, but rarely... do we see, what causes good people to do the UNTHINKABLE.

Title: Zombie, Esq.

Logline: Lawyers have finally evolved

Synopsis: A normal paralegal in a typical law office on an average day, Henry didn't think anything was strange when the lawyers threw boxes at her and screamed for raw meat. Even the bloodstained shirts and screaming secretaries didn't seem terribly unusual. And yes, it was a little odd that Edward John Johnson tried to eat her face, but he'd always been touchy-feely. Henry wasn't alarmed until she saw something so disturbing, so implausible, that she nearly became paralyzed with shock. The bloody, twitching lawyers, who had already eaten most of the support staff, were putting papers into files. Yes, she and the other survivors realized, this was the apocalypse, and they were going to be eaten by the swarm of lawyer zombies driven by their bloodlust to eat live flesh and reorganize files. Now, maybe, just maybe, if they can make it to the service elevator, an elevator the lawyers don't know exists because it is a functional part of the office, they can escape

Title: Drowning The Night

Logline: A twentyfive year old down on his luck music producer, falls into a world of Voodoo. It lead him to a path of assaults, rapes, and murders.

Synopsis: This is the story of Nigel Grazziano, an African American who was adopted at birth by an Italian family on the upper west side of Manhattan. Nigel`s luck seems to be quickly running out. He`s broke, homeless, and his new girlfriend is more costly than he can afford. His best friend is constantly getting him into trouble with local hoods in the nearby neighborhood. Nigel is on the edge of a nervous break down and the possibility of going totally mad. The night when his bestfriend is killed, it sends him over the edge. After several nights of seeing voodo spririts, Nigel is posessed. Now his nights will never be the same.

Title: The Garden of Doom

Logline: A group of backpackers travel to an exotic Vietnamese river cave seeking a rumored Utopia only to find a cannibal cult run by an eccentric billionaire.

Synopsis: Traveling through Vietnam, a group of 20-something backpackers rescue a mysterious Englishman from getting mugged. He gifts them with a map to a rumored Utopian commune known as "The Garden" located in one of Vietnam's many jungle river caves. The backpackers find the commune and it's a veritable paradise with exposures to daylight, waterfalls, and a settlement. They meet its leader, a reclusive billionaire, and he accepts them into their community. The backpackers soon realize the Garden is in fact a cannibal cult intent on sacrificing them. They try to escape the Garden only to be imprisoned by the leader and his cultists. Two of them are sacrificed, but the others get free with the aid of one of the cultists they befriended. The survivors confront the leader and kill him, but not before he has his followers detonate the cave in a planned mass suicide. The remaining backpackers escape the cave by its roaring river with everything collapsing around them.

Title: Potter's Field

Logline: Bootleggers and flappers run afoul of a clan of hillbillies and the otherworldly monsters they worship in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

Synopsis: On their way to deliver a shipment of booze to Al Capone's Miami home, a gang of bootleggers and their flapper girlfriends are pursued by a rival gang sent by Bugs Moran to hijack the shipment. A gunfight disables both vehicles and an uneasy truce is called. Stranded in the Appalachian foothills, the rival gangs walk to a remote village called Potter's Field, where a seemingly friendly clan of deranged hillbillies plans to sacrifice them to an unearthly monster they call "the Youn'un", a proxy for their dark goddess.


Logline: Six friends sneak into a local spook alley the night before it opens, only to find that their evening of fun has turned into their worst nightmare.

Synopsis: The night before a local spook alley opens, three of its employees sneak back in for a fun night scaring their dates. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out. Their evening of fun rapidly turns into their worst nightmare as they begin to die and disappear in the most freakish of manners. Their friendships are soon tested to the limits as they are forced to evaluate whether one of them is the killer, or if someone else is in the building, or if the spook alley itself is processed by evil spirits. With every effort to escape blocked, the survivors find themselves being driven deeper into the carnivalesque world of freakish insanity. Unable to tell what is real and what is counterfeit, they must trust and stay together...even if it kills them. WGA#-1011324

Title: Fear Will Find You

Logline: Fearless man will be taken to the limit when he finds an ancient evil in the heart of Africa.

Synopsis: Ryan is travelling through Africa with his girlfriend Lisa. Although he is a fearless young man, the ancient evil that they will find in the heart of the African savannas will take him to the limit. But he won't stop fighting in order to survive the horror. What he doesn't know, though, is that the force which pursues him is unstoppable as fear itself hunts him.

Title: Heartless

Logline: A transplant surgeon is killing children, but one mother, who communicates with the dead, is determined to stop him.

Synopsis: Julie has a gift. Dead people talk to her. When her six year old daughter dies after a heart transplant, spirits tell her the doctor is killing children for a profit. Julie is convinced, but nobody will believe her. She finds other mothers whose children have died at the hands of the same evil doctor, and they launch their own investigation. Eventually, they convince the police of the doctor's guilt and he has to flee. He ends up in Mexico, and at the hands of the spirits of the children he has killed, he meets a fate too horrible for words.

Title: The old woods nearby

Logline: Werewolf story. Story about Randy living in Asheville NC, struggling through puberty, spending most of his spare in the old woods nearby, writing poetry, cause of his childhood affection for MaryAnn.

Synopsis: Opening with the forest claiming its first victim. The solitary but tough Randy being followed from the first day his childhood love, MaryAnn, returns after spending five years in a boarding school. His best and only friend Josh, being the complete opposite from him, his overprotected mom, after his dad past away and there only being one woman for him, make the old woods an even closer companion to him. The forest keeps claiming victims as Randy struggles in his inevitable encounter with MaryAnn, the relationship with his mom and Josh. After a lot of classic drama and reconciliations he, Josh and two girls go off for an all day trip in the old and isolated woods nearby.