Submission Samples from the Sci-Fi Genre

Title: Baleful Resurrection

Logline: Unclear as to exactly why at first, a major city is swarming with people who have become something seeming to resemble zombies, but...not quite.

Synopsis: The city has been blocked off by the police and swat teams due to what they claim is a riot. Two men, John and Ted, sneak into the city to ensure the safety of their loved ones who hadn't come home that day. But when they get there they see that it's not a riot at all. The people of the city, for currently unknown reasons, have become what appear to be zombies! Ted and John must fight their way through the bloodthirsty zombies to get where they need to go. To both Ted and John's shock and horror, their greatest suffering won't be from the post-human creatures themselves-it will be something deeper.

Title: American Reich

Logline: A professor sends her graduate student back in time to 1933 to kill Adolf Hitler, only to find her actions have unintended consequences.

Synopsis: Wayne Goldberg, graduate student at NYU, is asked by his brilliant physics professor, Dr. Lisa Hoffmann, to stop by her lab, where he is shown a strange device that was once obviously a washing machine, but is informed this strange contraption is indeed now a working time machine. After convincing Wayne of its validity, by sending him back to the doomed Hindenburg, he agrees to be sent back in time to kill Adolf Hitler, by slipping poison into his celebratory drink, on the night he became Chancellor of Germany. After completing the mission, Wayne arrives back in 2010. Dr. Hoffmann, however, does not recognize him. New York City has become New Berlin City and the United States part of the German Unified Territories. Finding himself interred in a work camp, Wayne must figure out a way to get Tellurium-24, which powers the time machine, as well as back to the time machine to re-write history oince again.

Title: Ancestor Gene The Beginning and The End

Logline: What if aliens believe in God just like us? What if they are looking for proof of God and stumble upon Earth during their search? And what if aliens are the missing link between human and ape?

Synopsis: An alien race searches the universe for proof of God. They discover a life abundent planet Earth. They test and experiment on all life they find. The tests and experiments lead them to human creation. The aliens search for proof of God was continued through the human creation while keeping the existence of their alien race hidden from them. A hostile act toward the human creation by an unknown hostile intelligent life form leads to the discovery of the alien race by the human creation. The revelation of the alien race to the human creation is followed by a tragedy that leaves the leaders of the human creation in a race against time to save their planet. But their is one more cosmic secret left that will help the leaders of the human creation save their planet after all. Ancestor Gene The Beginning and The End is a story that disintegrates traditional beliefs with a message of unity and a revolutionary ending that may unit the human race after all.

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 www.TheReturnOfChrist.com to see a complete preview.

Title: The Waning Crescent

Logline: This portion of the moons disc that is now illuminated, is decreasing. 5 stories are tied together through eons in a deadly section of West Texas.

Synopsis: 5 story lines tie together via an alien virus which only lives during the exact light of the waning cresent moon at the original point of crater impact wher it arrived. A particular geographic area of West texas finds itself host to death and carnage due to an unknow and unseen host. The book takes us from the afternoon hunt of a Neanderthal man who happens upon this place with some assocites in tow. Then we jump into post civil war and some Buffalo Soldiers who have some very back freind that also stumble upoin this spot when the light is just right. Two roughnecks and tit-bar dancer get involved with a very ferocious drug dealer. A serial killer who accesses his victims far too easily runs from the FBI until he finds this spot in W. Texas. Future warfare has taken on new meaning and locations when the Earths surface will not sustain life any longer. It's all about time. man is but one breath in the life of the planet. It all begins again, anew.

Title: ATLANS

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.

Title: STARGIRL

Logline: In a believer's world anyone who gets too close to the truth is automatically put on the target list of the most high in the real world.

Synopsis: A Believer has a experience with a UFO evidence proofs it's not imaginary in the ordinary world and calls the MOD. A man from Project Blue Book is called into investigate the sighting, STAR GIRL has to put a stop to the dark forces from pulling the strings before total conquest.

Title: The Crystal Crypt

Logline: Stranded on earth whilst their ship is being salvaged, a young emotionally blackmailed "humanlike" alien must outwit his cold hearted counterpart to save New York from destruction.

Synopsis: The US President is informed that a spectacular space ship has made an emergency landing on the Atlantic Ocean. However, two "human like" aliens transported off before it sunk. One is a cold hearted dictator and the other a teenage boy who is searching for his older brother and being emotionally blackmailed by his counterpart. Because our sea water is deadly to the aliens they must rely on the President to salvage and return their ship. The dictator alien reverts to advanced alien technology to hold NY as leverage and amidst tons of action NY vanishes. As the story progresses the younger alien bonds with a youngish General and the power hungry Secretary of Defense joins forces with the dictator alien. Amidst the chaos that follows and with the help of the younger alien, NY is restored, the technology used to capture it destroyed, the space craft disintegrates, the Secretary of Defense and dictator alien die and the General reveals that he's the younger alien's long lost brother.

Title: 12-21-12 EXTINCTION

Logline: A young physician's apocalyptic dreams are coming true. She is unaware that she will help save the human race after a catastrophic event on 12/21/12.

Synopsis: A young female physician, Devin Spivey, who pioneered a cure for Alzheimer's disease utilizing embryonic stem cells, discovers her apocalyptic dreams are coming true. The most devastating of which is a meteor that is destined to destroy Mexico City and cause the extinction of all human life on Earth. After being kidnapped by the paranoid NSA director, she escapes with help of high level friends. The escape is discovered and a harrowing boat chase ensues. Capture appears imminent but suddenly a ship arrives and whisks her to safety. Events take a never imagined twist when she is told that she has been chosen, since birth, to save the human race from this extinction level event that will occur on December 21, 2012, coinciding with the end of the Mayan Calendar. WGAw Reg# 1316223 Available in .fdr format.

Title: The Jungles of Anekson

Logline: In an alternate timeline, a controversial discovery threatens to ignite a war between Neanderthals and humans. Dr. Ryan Henry must race against time to prevent the conflict and save the planet!

Synopsis: What if humans were no longer the dominant species on planet Earth? In an alternate timeline, Neanderthals have evolved alongside humans. The two cultures share a fragile coexistence. When a controversial discovery threatens to ignite a war between the two species, Dr. Ryan Henry must race against time to stop the annihilation of all life on Earth! Along with the energetic Dr. Jennifer Norris, Ryan must bridge the gap between the two cultures. How can be bring peace when leaders of both nations seem hell-bent on destruction? Will he be able to escape when the war comes to his doorstep? My latest screenplay, THE JUNGLES OF ANEKSON, is a science-fiction adventure with a strong parable to racial/cultural conflict in our world today. It is an exploration of how a dominant species can mistreat a form of life not as evolved as their own. Amidst the social allegory is an exciting story with great characters and amazing action.