Submission Samples from the Supernatural Genre

Title: Spirit Jumpers

Logline: When a struggling salesman's near death experience causes him to exchange identities with the spirit of an abusive man, he must regain his identity or his body will be replaced by this other spirit.

Synopsis: Alex Fischer's fear of water has been a burden to him for over half his life, as it has been slowly chipping away at his self-esteem. In an effort to boost Alex's confidence, his older brother, Doug, encourages him to face this fear head on by learning how to surf. Alex almost drowns and during his near death experience, switches identities with another spirit- the recently deceased husband of Alex's beautiful co-worker, Bethany Simmons. Now in the body of a man who was abusive and unfaithful when he was alive, Alex is highly motivated to regain his identity. Alex eventually manages to convince Doug that he truly is not who he appears to be and pleas for his help, because that is exactly what he is going to need. If Alex wants to regain his identity, he has no other choice but to commit murder. He must kill the body he wants to re-enter, thus forcing the impostor spirit out, so his spirit can transfer over.

Title: Eden's Fallen Shaman

Logline: When the brilliance of fraternal twins is overshadowed by an ominous presence, misfortune severs a close relationship and jealousy unleashes a metaphysical rage only a loving sibling can end.

Synopsis: Eden's Fallen Shaman Synopsis by: Anthony B. Thornhill Our story begins outside Pittsburgh, P.A. Blaine and Blake Anderson's birth into our world is marked by a torrential thunderstorm and a date( June 6, 1966) that arouses fear of an evil omen in the twins maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley. At the age of five, their father Eric Anderson, virtually absent in the home, has embarked on a bank robbing spree, fueled by tormenting memories of sexual abuse he experienced as a child at the hands of his morally bankrupt parents. Eric's bottled rage lands him on Death Row for the murder of a police sergeant. Helen Anderson, Blaine and Blake's mother, move in with her parents and start a bed and breakfast business with riding stables and a petting zoo at which the family lives and works.

Title: THE DEVIL'S HUNTER

Logline: First killer then hunted, an heroic vietnam vet's hired to kill a devilish woman

Synopsis: Marcia will die. Young, beautiful, mysterious female. Now she seeks for someone who can kills her. Why ? That's the question that JIM BRADLEY has to answer fast. The chilling fact is that MARCIA FARWELL isn't a normal person. So a suspenseful chase starts between New Orleans swamps zone to Haiti. Jim must murder her in three days to gain the money. But very soon events turn unexpectedly in an increasing climax of terror. Jim is in a mortal trap. First killer. Then hunted. A strange love/hate relationship developes between the man and woman, with a series of disturbing surprises that build to an ultimate shoker of an ending. I'd like to submit this screenplay for your consideration. I look forward to hearing further from you. Thank you for your time and consideration. Wga Registration n 132747 alberto bonanni Italy

Title: The Legend of The Gray Man

Logline: The apparition of a Man dressed in a Gray trench coat, hat and boots appears before major Hurricanes to warn the island's inhabitants of approaching danger. The Gray Man is there to help.

Synopsis: The Legend of The Gray Man is loosely based on an old Ghost tale as told throughout Pawley's Island, SC dating back to the 1800's. The story is based in Pawley's Island, SC where Doug McAllister lives with his wife (Bea), and two daughters (Debra and Sally) and a close relative (Olive - Mother of Bea). Doug, a family man, owns and runs a local Lumber/Hardware store. The Tale of the Gray Man resurrects each and every year toward the end of Summer, and yet the locals speak of him all year long. Many people have witnessed the appearance of a "Man" dressed in Gray rain gear during pending Hurricanes. Doug is a non-believer, and after experiencing mother - nature's wrath of destruction, he believes he saw something, something on that dark, haunting frightful night. Doug's character is likeable. He is a family man with a great heart. He is firm in his beliefs, yet flexible in nature. He decides to pursue his search for the Gray Man due to unforeseen circumstances.

Title: The Companion

Logline: A reclusive spinster in a shabby Martha's Vineyard mansion tries to escape the ghosts of her past by hiring a strange girl to care for her invalid brother.

Synopsis: Priscilla Bannister hires Judy Jones as an overnight companion for Priscilla's younger brother Russell. Russell Bannister is the only survivor of an auto accident in 1955 that killed two children and their babysitter as the group walked home from the annual Vineyard Fair. Russell's injuries have left him confined to an upstairs bedroom in the family's summer home. Priscilla has been charged with his care since the accident, a virtual recluse, living off the family trust fund, addicted to alcohol, cigarettes and prescription medicine. She dreads the arrival of the Fair with the deadly memories it brings, as well as some mysterious children who torment her at night during the annual event. Priscilla exploits her newfound freedom to hook up with an aging Lothario, who encourages her to sell the house and leave with him. Her attempt to start a new life ends in tragedy, as Priscilla is unable to escape the consequences of her past. (WGAE Registration # 136563)

Title: Prairie Bones

Logline: In this little haunted house on the prairie, buried secrets are darker than a fragile family can endure.

Synopsis: After losing three children, ETHAN and his pregnant wife, PEARL, are reduced to collecting Buffalo bones on a deserted prairie to survive. Settling the West in 1871 was tough, but worse when you add lies, ghosts and a deranged mind. Ethan tells Pearl he's going to work on the railroad. He arranges for his mother, GERTIE, to come and help deliver the new baby. He leaves in spite of Pearl's mental instability and Gertie arriving injured by an arrow. The injury turns deadly. Pearl is forced to walk through the wilderness for help. She gets to a neighbor's just as an Indian raid is in progress. After a horrific night hiding next to the bodies of a mother and teenage son, Pearl gives birth, alone among the dead. Meanwhile, the ghosts of Ethan and Pearl's children visit Gertie and their father with a warning. Then they go after Pearl. Ethan returns and must face his wife's insanity, the mysterious deaths of the children, and their shared guilt.

Title: Offspring

Logline: A woman gives birth to a baby that has extraordinary genes and who exhibits bizarre and dangerous behavior.

Synopsis: Offspring is a supernatural thriller that relates to the T.V. series "V" and the movie "An American Werewolf in London." The story begins with Priscilla Hartford, an anti-abortion activist who is abducted, inhumanely raped and becomes impregnated. Making the moral decision to not abort, she subsequently delivers and notices abnormal behavior and features of her new born baby. As a result, DNA tests reveal the baby as having abnormal genes. Priscilla is exhausted from breast feeding and decides to feed her baby a can of Enfamil milk formula which was soon discovered to have been recalled by the FDA because of an ingredient that caused anatomical reactions if given to babies. The ingredient intensifies her baby's rare genes. After years of bizarre behavior, Frazier's antics are now dangerously out of control. Authorities and a doctor observe, monitor, and validate this offspring as a threat to society. They have very little time to capture him before the inevitable happens!

Title: Spectre

Logline: When a Hallowe'en seance inadvertently raises the spirit of a murdered college girl she returns to protect her girlfriend from the gang of students who killed her.

Synopsis: Sabre Wolf is the rich, wild-child girlfriend of Stacy Lawless. After humiliating the high school cheerleader captain and quarterback their gang plots revenge on Wolf, planning to steal her collection of gold coins. The robbery goes wrong, resulting in Wolf's murder. Stacy is distraught and attempts to commit suicide. When she is released from hospital the gang sees another chance to get their hands on Wolf's money. That night, a frat house seance inadvertently contacts the spirit of Wolf via a Ouija board. With her warning to leave Stacy alone going unheeded, Wolf's spectre begins picking off the members of the gang to protect her lover. However, Wolf also finds out Stacy is now very attracted to a new girl... Script WGA registration number is 1127769 maiden@purgatori.net

Title: Lakshmee

Logline: In this epic thriller, the lines between good & evil blur to red as Lakshmee, a defiant med student is seduced/kidnapped by a charismatic faith healer who believes her baby will be Christ incarnate.

Synopsis: Lakshmee is a promising, sexy, med intern who is in denial of her own psychic abilities. During an unexpected trip to the Philippines, her eyes are healed by a creepy faith healer. She returns home to find herself questioning everything and her life turns to shambles. Confused and alone, she returns to the Philippines to make sense of what has happened to her, but she finds more questions then answers. When her new lover is murdered, the most infamous of the Philippine healers, a man who can perform miracles but whose ethics are questionable, swoops in to rescue her and soon seduces, impregnates and eventually kidnaps her when she threatens to leave him. It's revealed that all along she has been a victim of a cult like plot for her to mother the soul of Christ reincarnated. Trapped on an isolated island as she is giving birth, she must rely on her own psychic abilities and those of her unborn child in order to save both their lives. Based on the life of popular author of 3 books

Title: LUX

Logline: Could be the "light" the real protagonist of a story?

Synopsis: A priest studying in Rome is suddenly involved in a series of satanic murders. Magnetically fascinated by his cosmology Professor, a mysterious, cute woman, he will finally end up as the main suspect. Only through the "light" he will be able to find the great answer to the eternal struggle between good and evil.