Submission Samples from the Sci-Fi Genre


Logline: Finally, the long awaited screenplay based on best selling author Fred Saberhagen's novel, After the Fact, becomes a reality. Tagline: The future depends on one man...

Synopsis: Graduate student Jerry Flint is shanghaied to prevent a presidential assassination, thrust into an unfamiliar world with a wanted man's identity, and faced with solving the ultimate paradox: how does he prevent the assassination of President Lincoln without changing his own future? When Jerry drives to Springfield, Illinois, to interview for a position with Dr. Pilgrim, he has no idea that he is about to be catapulted into the distant past to become a time-traveling secret agent. Worse yet, he has to piece together his instructions from scattered fragments of information and incomplete messages. Jerry manages to dodge bullets, personal entanglements, and the suspicions of John Wilkes Booth to put him next to the President at the fateful moment. But the question remains: will Pilgrim's ambitious sceme be Jerry's ticket home or lead him to a future he doesn't know? "After the Fact" screenplay WGAW# 1493939 Copyright 2011 by James Alton Willis

Title: The Return of Christ

Logline: Christ returns during our planet's most desperate hour. Or is it an alien intelligence that has hijacked our religion in order to peacefully take over our planet?

Synopsis: In the year 2049 a comet larger than a mountain strikes our planet. Our planet is dying! When all hope is lost, an extra-terrestrial city descends from the heavens and lands in Israel. The Supreme leader of New Jerusalem uses his powers to bring life back to our fields. The hungry are fed and the sick are healed but when this Messiah offers to literally change us into more loving and passive beings, many are skeptical. Our religious leaders say, "He is not Jesus and they are not his angels. They are aliens who have hijacked are religion in order to peacefully take over our planet". They also accuse our occupiers of deliberately sending the comet as a prelude to their heroic arrival. After many years of occupation, our world's political and religious leaders unite. A secret nuclear attack on New Jerusalem is planned. So Christ says to them, "You hated and killed me at my first coming, and now again you plot my death". Please go to to see a complete preview.

Title: Ipsemet Bellum

Logline: A college student with autism embarks on a personal vendetta after his college work causes him to snap. He becomes the object of a city-wide manhunt as he targets those who betrayed him.

Synopsis: Salvatore Pasquale, a college student with Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to cope with the pressures of life. He reaches a breaking point after a violent altercation between his only two friends, beautiful athlete Amanda, who is his one true friend, and practical joker Vladimir. Salvatore quits his college course, buys himself a gun and goes on an unplanned vendetta against all those who have ever betrayed his trust. In an attempt to help save him from a terrible fate, Amanda involves the police. But when a bounty hunter takes control of the situation, Salvatore's fate hangs in the balance.

Title: Undiscovered Island

Logline: The script "Undiscovered Island" is about this boy who gets into a plane crash and whinds up on an island under the sea. He goes on several adventures, and eventually becomes the wealthiest person

Synopsis: Hello,my name is Travis Edrington.I live in Port St. Lucie,Florida and I am currently going into the 12th grade.I would like for you to read my script Undiscovered Island because I think it would make a really good movie.In my script the main character Travis goes on a vacation/business trip with his father,and when they are going to Jamaica to pick up more passengers the plane malfunctions and goes into the middle of the Caribbean.Travis is the only survivor and finds and undiscovered island underneath the sea.After going under observation by a tribe that found him sleeping on the island, the ruler of that tribe gets somebody to teach Travis their language.The ruler has Travis go to a rival tribe to see what they are planning on doing. He becomes a double agent and soon owns both of the tribes. Towards the end of the script Travis conquers most of the island and becomes the wealthiest and most famous person on the planet.

Title: The Encounter

Logline: What would be the outcome of a girl's chance meeting with a stranger who claims to be our creator, our actual God??

Synopsis: A young, disabled girl's chance meeting with a stranger in the woods, where the stranger claims to be an extra terrestrial whose ancestors created life on planet earth,. The stranger's assertion that he carries knowledge of all the happenings and incidents occurred since the creation of life on earth and the girl's cynicism to that paves way to the unfolding of several mysteries; from the cause behind Dinosaur's extinction to the facts about heaven and hell, and the two infamous mysterious characters in history - Jack the Ripper and Spring Heeled Jack, whose identities, like UFOs, were heard of, spoken about, but never documented or recorded properly to prove any authenticity. Are the stranger's theories facts or mere figment? Who is he really and his purpose of visit to that place, the woods, from where he emerges and disappears every day?? WGA # 1202265

Title: Aurora

Logline: In 1897 something crashed on the Texas prairie, something that's still unexplained... and someone wants to keep it that way.

Synopsis: Keith Garrett, a reporter with the Dallas Chronicle, becomes obsessed by a century old investigation when he mysteriously receives a copy of an article about a strange airship crash in 1897. The article, published by his own newspaper, tells the story of an object crashing in the small farming community of Aurora and a survivor among the wreckage that residents described as 'from another world.' The bizarre article goes on to state that the craft's pilot died of its injuries and was buried in the local cemetery. Being a student of history and aeronautics, Garrett is intrigued by the story and decides to look into it. Though he doesn't realize it at the time, he has made a decision that will transform him from a writer reporting the story to an intrinsic part of it, leading him to an obsession that puts his own life at risk. It seems that 110 years after the crash that there are those who still want the incident to remain an obscure mystery-with a deadly intent. C 2006 WGAw Reg

Title: A Mother's Blood

Logline: A uterine implant that eliminates gynecological cancers is found to have an intentional side effect.

Synopsis: Set in the year 2025, a Professor of medicine is nearing the conclusion of her ten-year trial of a uterine implant (nano-rice), which identifies and destroys cancerous cells in the uterus, cervix and ovaries. She has eliminated gynecological cancers in womankind. Her son, also a medical doctor, discovers that some of the implants contain additional programming; destroying only the embryos of inter-racial couples. To save his marriage and his mother's good work, her son takes it upon himself to fix the problem in a providential way.


Logline: A Society of Shoes runs a spaceship and lives there. In the background, an Alien Family also lives on the same spaceship. Meddling Alien Children.

Synopsis: The Human Supply Ship ZX4 course to the colony on Neptune has been changed. The crew is dead. The ship is returning to Earth after 400 years of wandering. Now back in time, a four tier Society of Shoes, each having a different level of the truth of their reality, starts to interact with the teenage Alien son and the young Alien daughter. 4 special Civilian Shoes, made alive by the son not the father, begin to learn ALL the truths about their home. The ship breaks down. The Society starts to break down. 2 special Civilian shoes and the daughter fly to a shoe store on the Earth. The Father rescues them and tells ALL the WHOLE TRUTH.


Logline: A team of scientists see their lives completely transformed as they are sent to the Antarctic to investigate abnormal activity and meet another civilization, the Atlans who live hidden in the ice.

Synopsis: Jeremy Sanford and his team are sent to the Antarctic to investigate and collect samples from an immense and abnormal fault. While isolated from the rest of his team, Jeremy is the victim of an accident. Left unconscious and deeply wounded, Jeremy meets Eana, a being from the Atlans civilization who heals him and disappears as quickly as he came, leaving behind a piece of rare algae that only grows in the deepest oceans. Haunted by this experience and determined to find this exceptional being, Jeremy returns to the Antarctic with his friend, biologist and doctor, Rachel Anderson. Eana reappears and invites them to share the secrets of his advanced civilization which has lived hidden for centuries beneath the Turquoise Mountain. This extraordinary adventure between the Atlans people and the two researchers will deeply transform their lives. Many years later, Jeremy and Rachel have a son they name Eana, who turns out to be the messenger for the people of Atlans.


Logline: If a submarine enters the space, what will happen? --a Sci-Fi screenplay both for submarine movie fans and space movie funs.

Synopsis: sometime in the future, the earth suffers an alien invasion.The aliens ocupied the space and sky.And human're still holding the lands and ocean.The war is seasawing at a deadlock,till... The submarine "Beyond" is dispatched to clear up the aliens under Bermuda seas.There they fight the aliens in a undersea cave and destroyed most of them.But while they're hunting the last alien marine-It's a strange, unknown USO,the sub is sucked into a light whirlpool.Just with a flash, the crews find their sub is orbiting over the earth IN THE SPACE! They don't know what happened and believe they're dead. But soon they find their sub is surviving them well in the space.They realize that the sub has almost everything for a spaceship.That's why.So they drift in the space, struggling to survive from the hard surrounding of space and aliens' attacks. They lived on,and make a rocket for the sub,change it into a incredible space battleship. And what will they do with this invincible warship?