Submission Samples from the Horror Genre

Title: Save your child

Logline: A woman struggles to free her son from child pornograghers. Little does she know that a ghost is on her side.

Synopsis: Lisa Evans and her son John are on the their way to see her mother. Her car breaks down and she receives a lift from a stranger. Lisa and John spend the night, and later have problems that lead to John's disappearance. Lisa must fight to free her son, and keep herself alive as well.

Title: Survivng the Night

Logline: The undead have had it with humanity, and the Sleepy Little Town of San Angelo, Texas is going to be the final battlefield. SWAT Members Johnathan and Gennette Harder are the town's last hope.

Synopsis: The scene opens with the town showing thousands of people lying dead on the streets, but in this moment they didn't stay dead for long. This genetic mist of smoke transformed the dead into the Living Dead. Now the city has been overrun by Zombies except for the few survivors that have been out of the 3 mile range of the mist. These survivors were SWAT Team members, GENNETTE and JOHNATHAN HARDER, along with a few other survivors that were hiding out in an abandoned home along the streets of San Angelo, the leader of the survivors was LARRY HORSE, a banker who led the individual survivors to the abandon house and radioed for SWAT. The group arrives in several locations fighting off the hoardes of zombie after zombie leading to a stand off. Defending the only home they know the group of survivors throw everything they have to fend the invading flesh eaters and condemn them back to hell. In the end the group is led to the OTHER SIDE OF HELL, TX to question the chances of survival.

Title: The Diablo in the darkness

Logline: There has always been something out there, watching your evil ways, and now your soul has attracted something unimaginably evil!

Synopsis: There is a place that souls find themselves once they leave the afterlife, some souls may go up or down, but there is a middle, few will venture too, but there evil soul once entered has a chance to be saved and re enter the living world to do good, but not before their souls are un relentlessly cleansed. Story of 4 men: A "Deadly Gang Leader", "Molesting Priest", "Rapist/Killer" and a "Deadly - Suicide Bomber", all whose life's changed when they took innocence and made it into their own devious acts of vengeance. When each dies, their souls experience the cross roads of their horrific ways and enter into the middle world and its hellish fiery under layer, where they experience their greatest horrors and pain imaginable. Find out what happens in this controversial story of characters! Registration Number : 1513607

Title: Killer Worms

Logline: Sam Mendoza, who spent time in prison, returns to his roots to rekindle romance and start a new life, only to face a menace in the form of flesh eating worms.

Synopsis: WGA Registration Number: 1036868 Synopsis: After spending several years in prison for fraud, Sam Mendoza returns home to his roots to start over and rekindle a high school romance. On his first day back, he saves the life of a high school buddy, who in return, offers him a job working for his company. His neighbor,high school friend and deputy sheriff, investigates a homicide where the victim's flesh is eaten off through the bone. Mmutilated animals and another victim pop up at nearby farms, one of which raises earthworms. Little did he realize that the farmer was a government scientist who developed unconventional weaponry that has returned as an uncontrollable contagion threatening the citizens of a nearby town. Our heroes, Sam Mendoza, Deputy Bobby Brooks, and news anchor woman, Francis Lopez, break rules so that they can discover and find ways of stopping this impossible menace.

Title: THE CURSED ISLAND

Logline: A curse by a pirate and a vampire from the future.

Synopsis: It's the year 1522 and the most feared pirate Estaban gets shot by his own women. He survives the hit and curses the women along with the Black pirates they run off with and the Island where they come from. The curse however, turns against himself. In the nearby future. At one of the vacation Islands in the Caribbean, vampires creep under the ground. Drug smugglers disappearing and after years the local gangsters finally know the truth... They really do exist. One of the vampires returns from the future in a space ship. With the technology from the future they capture people and copy them. The vampires must go to Saturn for the fuel they need and have their mind on the passengers of a Boeing 747.

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: Dead of the Night

Logline: A survival horror story centered around several groups of survivors trying to escape their hometown, which has become ground zero for a zombie outbreak.

Synopsis: In the middle of the night, a mysterious explosion is seen in the sky above the college town of Evans City. The next morning, the town's residents are becoming infected by the chemicals in the explosion and are turning into hideous, flesh and blood devouring ghouls. In the midst of this horror, we meet several groups of survivors including a young college student trying to find his girlfriend, a young woman who barely escapes death when her roommate is infected, a couple on the run after their friends turn and try to kill them, and a family who is forced to run when their neighborhood goes to hell. These disparate groups must find a way out of town and a way to survive as the world quickly and violently crumbles around them.

Title: Inked in Blood

Logline: A young man with a tortured past discovers that you really can go home again. To kill.

Synopsis: Aesop Quarrels has returned to the town he ran away from as a young boy, with one thing on his mind. Revenge. Sheriff Edsall Quarrels was a cruel, ruthless and vindictive man on his best of days. After the birth of Aesop, his freakish Albino son, (his words), Edsall decided to sell his wife out to his friends for money, instead of killing her outright for birthing this abomination. Amidst the constant abuse, Aesop was forced to endure the sights and sounds of his mothers suffering at the hands of his fathers weekly poker buddies as they played out their deepest, darkest perversions behind closed doors. Inked in Blood starts mid thrust on this twisting trail of carnage that ultimately must lead to Aesop facing the one man responsible for their suffering. One by one he will make them pay. And, among the wreckage of human flesh, Aesop will uncover a hidden family secret. * Winner of the 2014 Table Read My Screenplay Competition, Horror category.

Title: Dead of the Night

Logline: The end of the world is just the beginning.

Synopsis: In the middle of the night, a mysterious explosion is seen and heard in the sky above the town of Evans City. Most dismiss it, but by the next morning, the town's residents are becoming infected by the chemicals in the explosion and are turning into flesh-eating ghouls. In the midst of this horror, we meet several disparate groups of survivors, including a young college couple, a suburban family, and a young man trying desperately to find his girlfriend. These people must try to find a way out of the city and come together to find a way to stay alive in the face of a virus that's not only destroying their home, but civilization as we know it.

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.