- Best Screenplay
Kowalski Must Die!”
surrogate father is murdered by Raul Garcia, a demented, geek culture
obsessed drug kingpin, Edward Kowalski, a wannabe criminal mastermind with a
heart of gold, vows revenge. To that end, he assembles a motley crew of
misfits to take Garcia down. What follows is a wild and oftentimes over the
top comic adventure as Edward becomes a modern day Robin Hood as his quest
to bring down Garcia brings him into contact with a variety of insane
villains before leading up to a final showdown with Garcia atop his
multimillion dollar “Casino Galactica.” In the end, will Edward triumph
over his psychotic nemesis? Will those society has deemed as outcasts
finally be able to earn some respect for themselves? Will Bill Mumy, star of
TV’s Lost in Space and Babylon 5, make an appearance? The answer to at least
one of those questions is yes!
Jones and the Living Dead Las Vegas Zombie Attack: the Musical@
What do you get when
you mix Chicago,
Dawn of the Dead, and
Casino? Jerry Jones and the
Living Dead Las Vegas Zombie Attack: The Musical! Jerry, a tourist visiting
Las Vegas, just wants to relax, but a zombie outbreak turns the city into
chaos and destruction. In a race against time, Jerry, with the help of new
friends Ben and Kwander must fight through zombies, flamingos, and even
magicians as he tries to save his wife and escape the city. A mix of comedy,
horror, and memorable musical numbers, Jerry Jones is a unique blend of many
Chaz, a young, idealistic
lawyer from the small town of Fairplay, Colorado, vows to abolish the death
penalty during his graduation party. After one too many drinks, he and his
best friend, Brock, drive home. They accidentally hit a man. The man is hurt
badly, but not dead. Chaz knows, at the least, his career is over. Brock
vows to cover it up. Chaz is horrified, but doesn’t stop him. Five years
later, Chaz is a successful lawyer at a firm in Denver. Brock, whom Chaz
hasn’t seen in years, unexpectedly pays Chaz a visit. Brock needs a favor.
2007 Top Nine Finalist Scripts
(Alphabetical by Script Title)
estranged brothers are forced to reconcile in the week prior to the
execution of their other brother – currently on death row for the murder of
a cop. As the two fight to win a stay of execution they are forced to deal
with the realities of what brought them here: a violent past and a lot of
H.Lee Barnes& Gene Zaremski
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newlyweds, Don and Sammi Baxter leave for their honeymoon on the shores of
Lake Tahoe, NV; they have no idea that Sammi’s insanely jealous ex is
already waiting for them, with deadly plans of his own.
Down the Colorado
Epic adventure story of Major John Wesley Powell’s 1869
expedition down the Colorado River through the magnificent Grand Canyon.
Ten men in four small boats endure a 100 day saga of endless rapids,
starvation, a whirlwind of fire, a flashflood, and a battle of the human
spirit with only six surviving the whole harrowing ordeal.
closing days of World War II, a planeload of Nazis crashes near a small
Texas town. The only thing that can stop the Nazis are an embittered war
widow and the town's cowardly Sheriff whose post-traumatic stress disorders
got him kicked out of the Marines.
Jay Lender & Micah Wright
Army officer leads a search and rescue team through a restricted Nevada
military zone in search of three college students who have gone missing.
Someone or something stalks them.
Non-Narcotic is a college comedy about a struggling psychology major (Mike)
whose graduation project involves administering placebo street drugs to an
innocent freshman and recording the effects. Things take a turn for the
worst after the freshman admits himself into rehab and Mike is arrested for
Orgasms & Other Lies
The last nine seconds on earth of a legendary storyteller/actor and his
desperate quest for redemption. An outrageous, surreal romp filled with the
celebrations of wives, mistresses, friends, and the story that lifted him to
fame. A sexy tale. A wild and poignant journey that turns death on her head.
drama about a college student with multiple personalities who must choose
between the boy she loves and her alter-egos. Will she turn her back on
those who’ve supported and protected her since childhood -- or find that
“being normal” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be?
The Outlaw Brand
Sonny Bass has a chip on his shoulder and a price on his head. Marshal
Mike Tallmidge is willing to give him the benefit of the doubt, but unless
the two men can learn to work together, a clever and ruthless killer will
destroy them both.