Submission Samples from the Supernatural Genre

Title: THE RED HEIFER

Logline: A tv reporter questions her own faith, when she stumbles upon the prophesied biblical "Red Heifer" and its young, clairvoyant Mennonite master, on a predestined, apocalyptic journey to Jerusalem.

Synopsis: God's most cryptic, enigmatic Old Testament commandment, concerning the mysterious "red heifer", blazes to it's New Millenium, end-of-time finale in a warm, fast moving, family, supernatural thriller. This 104 page, "G" rated fantasy was written by two seasoned and produced writers, as a high concept, biblical based, all-age thriller with twists and a bloody, inspirational, feel-good ending.

Title: The Mirror

Logline: You will laugh, you will cry, you will be terrified for these three kids and the nightmare they are living.

Synopsis: Emily and her friend Jason find an old handwritten book of magic spells. After trying a spell on a mirror they accidentally find themselves back in 1953 with a young girl named Genny that's being haunted by a dark hooded menace. The three kids go on an emotional journey together packed full with edge of your seat fright and some disturbing revelations about who Genny really is. WGAW #1235601

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: 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.

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: 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: 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: Every soul is a Battleground

Logline: Seeing that evil spirits cause Murphy's law transforms a man's life.

Synopsis: Micheal Mira learns by hacking the Vatican computer that evil spirits are the source of Murphy's Law; They make your car break down on your way to catch an important flight, they pull out your cable T.V. before the World Series. His new vision is ruining his comfortable life already, when he gains the clarity to see the state of a person's Soul. His fiance seems to be mutated with evil, and he's not so sure about himself. His truth-seeing ability tips the balance of spiritual power in the world and sets off a war between the forces of Good vs. the Demons of Christian lore, fought in the heart of Times Square. But through the cataclysm Mike is concerned less about choosing his side of the fight, than he is with getting back his chance at love. The story is written in a tongue-in-cheek style but explores classic spiritual questions: How welcome is the truth? Are politicians and lawyers really evil? Can true love transform the spirit? WGA No. IO8231-00

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: 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