Submission Samples from the Supernatural Genre

Title: The Cure

Logline: A young Italian chemist and her two friends uncover a deceased saint's simple, all-natural cure for AIDS and cancer, outwitting a pharmaceutical company's hit men to make it available to the needy.

Synopsis: Mara Lanciano, a young and successful professional chemist, and her two friends Penelope and Giuseppe, follow instructions from deceased Italian saint Padre Pio and develop an inexpensive, all-natural cure for cancer and AIDS. This puts Mara and her friends in life-threatening danger from a major pharmaceutical company that wants to steal and monopolize the discovery. Mara stays true to her promise to Padre Pio and embarks on a journey to free clinics that want to dispense the Cure to their terminally-ill, impoverished AIDS and cancer patients. Captured and classified as a bioterrorist, she is shipped off to a CIA prison in Jordan and tortured after refusing to sign away all rights to the Cure. A stealth email ignites a major controversy and frees Mara. The pharma company CEO is killed by hit team he hired to eliminate Mara and hijack The Cure. Continued slander marginalizes The Cure, but it remains available through alternative channels to those willing to seek it out.

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: The Castle Spectre

Logline: In a haunted Welsh castle, a captive teenage girl engages in a battle of wits against her evil uncle, while her lover plots her rescue; all of this occurring under the watchful eyes of the Spectre.

Synopsis: Wales, 1762. Young Lady Angela is held against her will in Castle Conwy by her evil uncle, Lord Osmond. She learns Osmond was responsible for the murder of her parents, and that he now has romantic designs on her. As the true heiress of Conwy, she is a threat to Osmond's power; therefore she must marry Osmond, or die. Outside the castle, Angela's lover, Lord Percy, must penetrate the castle's defenses and come to her rescue. Each rival has his own soldiers and prepares for battle, but Angela discovers she has someone in her corner no one has bargained for: the Spectre - the ghost of her murdered Mother - paces the corridors of Conwy. While Angela's life and love hangs by a thread, the Spectre's appointed hour has arrived.

Title: REVELATION

Logline: The PENTAGON'S PROPHECY PROGRAM, may be President, DOROTHY JOHNSON'S, best advice when it comes to expected terrorist threats, but then it may just spell out the end of the world.

Synopsis: The story centers around a young expectant couple, DANIEL COLLINS, a gaming programmer, and TINA CHRISTIANSON, a classically trained dancer, who find themselves, divinely, wrapped up in the intelligence affairs of the US government. The action moves from the Roman destruction of Jerusalem, AD 70 by TITUS, to the present day, where in the city faces annihilation by a nuclear terrorist threat. A terrorist threat which would ultimately lead to World War III. Creating Utopia, Danny's, dream, game program, was supposed to be his, and Tina's ticket to a secure and comfortable life, what he didn't realise was how hard life can get when a computer game becomes a matter of national security. Revelation is a story of the end of days, however, it is also a story of hope. A civil war for the souls of mankind, and control of heaven, romantic fantasy wrapped in a suspense thriller with a decidedly poignant twist. This movie will require very innovative CGI, and will make a lot of money.

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: Jane Doe Rocks

Logline: Two lost souls, one nameless and trapped in the folds of her madness, and the other, famous and struggling with his addiction, find each other in world where it's their destiny to help one another.

Synopsis: A near dead Jane Doe is pulled out of a lake the same night Richie Lamers, a popular rock star collapses on stage. Both are taken to a mental hospital where Richie is introduced to a less then privileged rehabilitation program, and a zombie-like Jane is committed to an unsecured ward for trouble women. In the garden, Richie finds Jane sitting by herself. He is shocked by how much she looks like his wife. Jane Doe looks at Richie and remembers Devon, her beloved boyfriend. The rock star graduates from the program, ready to face the world. A rainstorm causes Jane to remember how she was tortured in a boat by two thugs the night she was discovered in the lake. Richie visits Jane and she hands him a list. Richie promises to help her. Later, Jane secretly leaves the hospital and finds an old car. She drives out to the place where the thugs kidnapped her and killed Devon. With guns in hand, she kills the men, then smiles, no longer afraid, she turns the gun on herself and pulls the trigger

Title: Hitheran Crux

Logline: What would come after you if you wronged the dead?

Synopsis: Abby Winter 1210 Harrison St., #1 Denver, CO 80206 phone - (303)377-0167 email - xeefrog@earthlink.net Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: Kastinar works for a law firm devoted to helping trophy wives acquire the inheritance they feel they deserve from their dying husbands. Once a body dies, however, the man doesn't always go with it. Often, the spirit visits the attorney who drafted his will, demanding retribution. Kastinar then comes to negotiate with the angry spirit. Although she is gifted in managing the dead, the ghost of Mr. Killingsman will not cooperate. Around this time she meets a stranger named Morticus. Soon she becomes the object of a vicious ghostly attack that intensifies when she discovers she is no longer fighting to save only herself. Why does Morticus change after visiting the site of a murder from 1895? Hitheran Crux is a ghost story about the agonizing need to protect love. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

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: KNOTS

Logline: Spirits push four families down the chilling path of their antique furniture and towards the horific discovery from where the wood originated.They try to right the wrong and settle the spirits.

Synopsis: After purchasing their antique furniture from diferent locations. Four seperate families figure out that their furniture is haunted. In the hunt for the facts they slowly come together and figure out the haunting and horiffic past from where the wood came from. With a twist at the end. Have to see it all to get the full story.