2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition Results

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Overall Winner

FIRST LADY

Logline: A successful female journalist takes on the interview of a lifetime—president elect FDR’s wife Eleanor—and falls in love with her subject in the process.
Pitched as: HYDE PARK ON HUDSON meets CAROL
Writer: Eleonore Gachet
Genre: Biopic | Drama | True
Representation: Signed with Paradigm – Adrian Garcia, David Boxerbaum
Currently no manager
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: FIRST LADY – Coming Soon

 

Top 3

BAD EDUCATION

Logline: A high-school honor student falls for her biology teacher, who has a penchant for manipulating bullied students into violence.
Pitched as: GONE GIRL meets HEATHERS
Writer: Wei Ling Chang
Genre: Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: BAD EDUCATION – Coming Soon

CHASING UNICORNS

Logline: After the death of their brother, two siblings and a rag tag crew of townies journey into the woods to hunt the culprit… a unicorn.
Pitched as: TROLL HUNTER meets HOT FUZZ
Writer: Benjamin Sweet
Genre: Comedy | Supernatural
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: CHASING UNICORNS – Coming Soon

Mentorship Winners 

SPORT

Logline: A hunting trip turns fatal for a group of childhood friends when a gunman stalks them from afar.
Pitched as: YOU’RE NEXT meets THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME
Writer: David K. Wazsko
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently no agent
Jon Kanak Management | Jon Kanak
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition | Selected by Ian Shorr
Direct Link: SPORT – Coming Soon

 


 

THE INTERVIEW

Logline: On the night of a state execution, a conservative governor’s live interview is hijacked when an anonymous caller kidnaps his daughter and threatens to kill her unless the governor follows his every command.
Pitched as: TAKEN meets SAW
Writer: Julie Pedersen
Genre: Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition | Selected by Santa Sierra
Direct Link: THE INTERVIEW – Coming Soon

 


 

RED PASS

Logline: After being stranded in a winter storm, a mother and child must fight for survival against a pack of wolves.
Pitched as: THE GREY meets PANIC ROOM
Writer: Collin Watts & Leon Langford
Genre: Survival | Thriller
Representation: Leon only signed with UTA — Charles Ferraro, Geoff Morley | Energy Entertainment — Brooklyn Weaver
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition | Selected by Eric Koenig
Direct Link: RED PASS – Coming Soon


Top 5%

A comprehensive list of the 2015 Launch Pad’s Top 5% Feature scripts!
(All scripts are listed alphabetically by title)

*Please note that not making the Top 5% does not in any way effect eligibility for the
2015 Launch Pad Mentorship Program picks or the Benderspink Guaranteed Signing.
 

View The Top 10 Feature Scripts Here

View The Top 50 Feature Scripts Here

View The Top 75 Feature Scripts Here

69

Logline: An aging spy must overcome the one thing to ever beat him… erectile dysfunction.
Pitched as: RED meets GRUMPY OLD MEN
Writer: Delon Sandhu
Genre: Action | Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: 69 – Coming Soon

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ADVENTURE HAS A NAME

Logline: A group of friends attempt a road trip with the sole purpose of getting their childhood hero the Academy Award they know he deserves.
Pitched as: FANBOYS meets ROMANCING THE STONE
Writer: Justin Piasecki
Genre: Action | Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: ADVENTURE HAS A NAME – Coming Soon

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AUGUSTA

Logline: After a meteoric rise from actress to empress, a young woman attempts to overcome the resistance of the political elite and revolutionize the role of women in the Roman Empire.
Pitched as: ELIZABETH meets GLADIATOR
Writer: Ben Fickes
Genre: Drama | Historical | Epic
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: AUGUSTA – Coming Soon

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AUGUSTUS

Logline: Upon the assassination of his uncle, Julius Caesar, a young Octavius must avenge his death while everyone makes their play to control Rome
Pitched as: GLADIATOR meets ROME
Writer: Ahmadu Garba
Genre: Drama | Epic | Historical | War
Representation: Signed with Epicenter – Allard Cantor, Jarrod Murray
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: AUGUSTUS – Coming Soon

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BAD EDUCATION

Logline: A high-school honor student falls for her biology teacher, who has a penchant for manipulating bullied students into violence.
Pitched as: GONE GIRL meets HEATHERS
Writer: Wei Ling Chang
Genre: Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: BAD EDUCATION – Coming Soon

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BENJAMIN THE GREAT

Logline: In the aftermath of a natural disaster a young wannabe magician works with the ghost of Houdini to prove that magic really does exist, even in the darkest of times.
Pitched as: MATILDA meets THE WAY, WAY BACK
Writer: Scott Ruane
Genre: Comedy | Family | Fantasy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: BENJAMIN THE GREAT – Coming Soon

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BETTER MAN

Logline: A lonely man becomes infatuated with a successful architect, mimicking his idol’s life until he violently takes it over.
Pitched as: THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY meets ONE HOUR PHOTO
Writer: Jay Cipriani
Genre: Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: BETTER MAN – Coming Soon

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BIG SISTER

Logline: A young Pakistani woman puts herself and her family in danger when she challenges age-old traditions by fighting for women’s rights.
Pitched as: ERIN BROCKOVICH meets HE NAMED ME MALALA
Writer: Mikko Tormala
Genre: Biopic | Drama | True
Representation: Signed with Paradigm – Adrian Garcia, David Boxerbaum | Energy Entertainment – Brooklyn Weaver
Availability: Project is available with attachments
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: BIG SISTER – Coming Soon

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BUCK OFF

Logline: A disgraced FBI agent is forced to reunite with his estranged father to take down a drug cartel in the rodeo circuit.
Pitched as: THE OTHER GUYS meets 8 SECONDS
Writer: Jared Ferrie & Peter Klausner
Genre: Action | Comedy | Drama
Representation: Signed with Paradigm – Adrian Garcia, Valarie Phillips | Black Box Media – Lowell Shapiro, Mike Dill
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: BUCK OFF – Coming Soon

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CHASING UNICORNS

Logline: After the death of their brother, two siblings and a rag tag crew of townies journey into the woods to hunt the culprit… a unicorn.
Pitched as: TROLL HUNTER meets HOT FUZZ
Writer: Benjamin Sweet
Genre: Comedy | Supernatural
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: CHASING UNICORNS – Coming Soon

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COME ON DOWN

Logline: A professional game show contestant opens a school to teach the secrets of winning big on TV.
Pitched as: QUIZ SHOW meets ACCEPTED
Writer: Jameel Khan
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: COME ON DOWN – Coming Soon

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CONTROL

Logline: An air traffic controller, whose job has been rendered useless by automated technology, must outwit a cyber-terrorist who threatens to kill his wife and son when he refuses to hand over control of the skies.
Pitched as: PHONE BOOTH meets FLIGHT
Writer: Steve Lewis
Genre: Action | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: CONTROL – Coming Soon

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DEPTHS, THE

Logline: While exploring an old flooded mine, a diver and her friends discover that the miners who died there are intent on keeping them underwater forever.
Pitched as: THE CAVE meets THE FOG
Writer: Justin Boyd
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: DEPTHS,THE – Coming Soon

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DEVILS AND DUST

Logline: When a contract killer is forced to kill her high school friend, she must return to her hometown to find the people responsible.
Pitched as: LA FEMME NIKITA meets UNFORGIVEN
Writer: Dagmar Blommaert
Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: DEVILS AND DUST – Coming Soon

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DON’T. CROSS. FRANK.

Logline: An assassin turns against his employers when he falls for the woman he’s been sent to kill— the widow of a former target.
Pitched as: HITMAN meets GOODFELLAS
Writer: Byron Burton
Genre: Action | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: DON’T. CROSS. FRANK – Coming Soon

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E-DEN

Logline: A young woman must travel to virtual heaven in order to help a rebellion that could save her father.
Pitched as: WHAT DREAMS MAY COME meets THE MATRIX
Writer: Mark Robertson
Genre: Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Signed with Micheline Steinberg Associates (UK) – Micheline Steinberg
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: E-DEN – Coming Soon

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EGBOK

Logline: An aspiring novelist on the verge of her first book deal must face the toughest editor in the business — her estranged father.
Pitched as: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA meets THE INTERN
Writer: Jennifer Goldson
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romantic Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: EGBOK – Coming Soon

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END OF LINE

Logline: A socially awkward, movie-loving teenager navigates his coming-of-age in a factory town where the workers have gone on strike.
Pitched as: SUBMARINE meets ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL
Writer: Paul Hunt
Genre: Coming-of-Age | Drama
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available with attachments
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: END OF LINE – Coming Soon

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EXPAT

Logline: When a young boy steals an ancient relic from a Mayan burial site, his mother and a man haunted by his past must battle angry spirits and work with an indigenous shaman to save him.
Pitched as: THE RUINS meets INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
Writer: Paul Marchant
Genre: Adventure | Horror | Supernatural
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: EXPAT – Coming Soon

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FELIX BEFORE VACATION

Logline: In a future where resources are thin, a corporation takes the elderly on lavish vacations before euthanizing them.
Pitched as: THE BUCKET LIST meets NEVER LET ME GO
Writer: Byron Burton
Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: FELIX BEFORE VACATION – Coming Soon

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THE FIFTH STAGE

Logline: A woman is kidnapped and tortured in an attempt to have her confess to the killing of a young woman, even though she may not have committed the crime.
Pitched as: PRISONERS meets FUNNY GAMES
Writer: Aaron Sala
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE FIFTH STAGE – Coming Soon

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FIRST LADY

Logline: A successful female journalist takes on the interview of a lifetime—president elect FDR’s wife Eleanor—and falls in love with her subject in the process.
Pitched as: HYDE PARK ON HUDSON meets CAROL
Writer: Eleonore Gachet
Genre: Biopic | Drama | True
Representation: Signed with Paradigm – Adrian Garcia, David Boxerbaum
Currently no manager
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: FIRST LADY – Coming Soon

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THE FOX TALE

Logline: A legendary fox shape-shifter, who seduces and then consumes men, struggles to keep her identity secret as the FBI investigates her recent kills.
Pitched as: FATAL ATTRACTION meets GINGER SNAPS
Writer: Jeff Rowe & Soo Kim
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE FOX TALE – Coming Soon

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FREEDOM FORT

Logline: Two runaway slaves team up to reach a British fort where freed-slaves live a good life, but soon after they arrive they must defend the fort and their newfound freedom.
Pitched as: DJANGO UNCHAINED meets GLORY
Writer: Clint Williams
Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: FREEDOM FORT – Coming Soon

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THE GREAT PRETENDER

Logline: After a botched suicide attempt, a football wunderkind teams up with the spirited girl-next-door to finally live life for himself.
Pitched as: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS meets SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
Writer: Brianne Jaskulski & Cassandra Jaskulski
Genre: Comedy | Coming-of-Age | Drama
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE GREAT PRETENDER – Coming Soon

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GROWN ADULT

Logline: After quitting her job, a floundering young woman must figure out what she wants to do with her life amidst advice from her free-spirited roommate and well-meaning mother.
Pitched as: BRIDESMAIDS meets LIFE PARTNERS
Writer: Maureen Brown
Genre: Comedy | Dramedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: GROWN ADULT – Coming Soon

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HAIRYMAN

Logline: A documentary crew following an awkward young man on the hunt for a Bigfoot-like creature in London expects a hoax, but is shocked when his claims begin to be proven.
Pitched as: BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON meets FINDING BIGFOOT
Writer: Steve Pang
Genre: Comedy | Mockumentary
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: HAIRYMAN – Coming Soon

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HEMOPHILIA

Logline: A man’s world is upended when he discovers new evidence which points to his daughter, who went missing years earlier, still being alive and well.
Pitched as: GONE GIRL meets THE LOVELY BONES
Writer: Guy Francisco Polin
Genre: Thriller
Representation: Currently no agent
Markerstone | Mark Lawyer
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: HEMOPHILIA – Coming Soon

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HOW TO CATCH A TIME TRAVELER

Logline: A scientist looking into the possibilities of time travel has his work and life turned upside down when he locates a woman who appears to be from the future, only to discover that she is his granddaughter.
Pitched as: LOOPER meets EX MACHINA
Writer: Graham Parke
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: HOW TO CATCH A TIME TRAVELER – Coming Soon

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HOW TO LOSE YOUR DREAM JOB

Logline: Two members of a demanding US Senator’s committee are in the running for the highly coveted chief of staff position. The only problem: neither wants it.
Pitched as: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA meets IN THE LOOP
Writer: Noushin Jahanian
Genre: Comedy | Political Satire
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: HOW TO LOSE YOUR DREAM JOB – Coming Soon

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ICHOR

Logline: A man with nothing left to lose helps a woman, whose unusual genetic makeup could revolutionize medicine, as she and her son run from the cartel.
Pitched as: SICARIO meets MAN ON FIRE
Writer: Prashanth Venkataramanujam
Genre: Action | Thriller
Representation: Currently no agent
Aligned Entertainment | Mohammed Ali
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: ICHOR – Coming Soon

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THE INCREDIBLE BUT TRUE STORY OF MS. HELEN BALLARD AND THE FALL CREEK TEN

Logline: In 1880s Colorado, a rough and tumble group tracks down fearsome monsters that have been slaughtering anyone on their land.
Pitched as: THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN meets RESIDENT EVIL
Writer: Mark Anthony Galluzzo & Steve Chatterton
Genre: Horror | Western
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE INCREDIBLE BUT TRUE STORY OF MS. HELEN BALLARD AND THE FALL CREEK TEN – Coming Soon

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THE INTERVIEW

Logline: On the night of a state execution, a conservative governor’s live interview is hijacked when an anonymous caller kidnaps his daughter and threatens to kill her unless the governor follows his every command.
Pitched as: TAKEN meets SAW
Writer: Julie Pedersen
Genre: Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE INTERVIEW – Coming Soon

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THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS

Logline: After their plans to kill each other go awry, two highway serial killers become determined to destroy each other’s lives.
Pitched as: THE HITCHER meets YOU’RE NEXT
Writer: Ian Busch
Genre: Dark Comedy | Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS – Coming Soon

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LAST REFUGE

Logline: Alaskan oil pipeline workers are terrorized by an invisible monster, hell-bent on destroying everything in its path.
Pitched as: THE THING meets PREDATOR
Writer: Don Grail
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently no agent
Zero Gravity Management | Eric Williams
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: LAST REFUGE – Coming Soon

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LIBERTY HEIST

Logline: Four bank robbers negotiate the release of a master thief who puts his not-quite-retired cop handler through the gauntlet in order to save the innocent hostages.
Pitched as: INSIDE MAN meets HEAT
Writer: Robert M. Cosci
Genre: Action | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: LIBERTY HEIST – Coming Soon

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THE LOST KINGDOM

Logline: After receiving a mysterious summons from her estranged father, a sheltered museum finds herself in the middle of both danger and adventure in the Congo jungle.
Pitched as: INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE meets LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER
Writer: Jon Bachmann & Katherine Griffin
Genre: Action | Adventure
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE LOST KINGDOM – Coming Soon

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LOVE’S REMAINS

Logline: A recently dumped and hopelessly stoned 20-something goes on a blind date that could turn into the best night of his life — until his new crush is kidnapped by a serial killer.
Pitched as: SUPERBAD meets TAKEN
Writer: Matthew O’Connell
Genre: Dark Comedy | Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: LOVE’S REMAINS – Coming Soon

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THE MADRID

Logline: When shipwreck salvagers locate the spot of a historic wreck rumored to contain Spanish treasure, they must contend with the attacks of modern-day pirates before reaping the rewards of their find.
Pitched as: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS meets NATIONAL TREASURE
Writer: Rand Soares
Genre: Action | Adventure
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE MADRID – Coming Soon

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MANSHOWER

Logline: When a group of friends throw a Man-Shower for an anxious dad-to-be, a mix-up with a BDSM biker gang called MANSHOWER throws them in the middle of a deadly turf war between two rival drug lords.
Pitched as: THE HANGOVER meets 21 JUMP STREET
Writer: John Wikstrom
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: MANSHOWER – Coming Soon

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MARGOT

Logline: A high school girl stumbles upon the diary of a woman from the 1800s and becomes possessed by its author, causing her to commit a series of murders.
Pitched as: THE BABADOOK meets JENNIFER’S BODY
Writer: Tom Mann
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: MARGOT – Coming Soon

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THE MARSH WOLF

Logline: When a young boy and his friend visit the home of their favorite YA author, they accidentally get sucked into the magical dark world that inspires his writings.
Pitched as: GOOSEBUMPS meets THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA
Writer: Daniel S. Duvall
Genre: Family | Fantasy | Supernatural
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE MARSH WOLF – Coming Soon

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MOA

Logline: A young researcher brings an extinct bird back to life, but when evil scientists want to perform tests on it, she must choose between her new dream job and her new friend.
Pitched as: LILO AND STITCH meets CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS
Writer: Chase Caldwell & Simone Nathan
Genre: Animated | Comedy | Family
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: MOA – Coming Soon

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NEW YORK TIMES

Logline: A young scientist accidentally causes a rift in time that leaves New York split between modern day and 19th century Manhattan, and the only person who can help her return the city to normal is Nikola Tesla.
Pitched as: BACK TO THE FUTURE meets THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN
Writer: Robert Simon
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: NEW YORK TIMES – Coming Soon

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NO MAN’S LAND

Logline: In a future where males are nearly extinct because they mature into lethal monsters, a teenage outcast forges a secret relationship with the one person who understands her: a boy on the brink of his transformation.
Pitched as: THE VILLAGE meets TWILIGHT
Writer: Jeffrey R. Field & Michelle Davidson
Genre: Coming-of-Age | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: NO MAN’S LAND – Coming Soon

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OIL AND WATER

Logline: A battle of will and morals erupts when a young housewife sets out to stop the world’s richest man from building an oil refinery on New Hampshire’s pristine seacoast in 1973.
Pitched as: ERIN BROCKOVICH meets ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN
Writer: Alfred Thomas Catalfo & Morgan Webster Dudley
Genre: Biopic | Drama | True
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: OIL AND WATER – Coming Soon

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ONE NATION UNDER GOD

Logline: A die-hard Tea Party supporter, whose elderly father shoots and kills an unarmed black teenager, struggles with his conscience as he works to keep his dad out of prison.
Pitched as: CRASH meets A TIME TO KILL
Writer: Geoff Bakken
Genre: Drama
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: ONE NATION UNDER GOD – Coming Soon

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OVERNIGHT VISIT

Logline: While on an overnight visit to his dream college, a timid high schooler’s crucial letter of recommendation goes missing and he must join the wildest student on campus on a quest to recover it.
Pitched as: 21 AND OVER meets PCU
Writer: S. Michael Mier
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available with attachments
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: OVERNIGHT VISIT – Coming Soon

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PERSEPHONE

Logline: When an asteroid mining expedition discovers a strange new alloy that has healing properties, they soon realize that there are dangerous side effects that endanger the entire crew.
Pitched as: THE CRAZIES meets PROMETHEUS
Writer: Ian Hayden
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: PERSEPHONE – Coming Soon

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PERSONAL IDENTITY

Logline: In the year 2075, an advocate for a growingly prevalent teleportation system comes back from rehab to discover that his original self never left, forcing him to fight for his life.
Pitched as: GATTACA meets FACE/OFF
Writer: Kirk Donoho
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: PERSONAL IDENTITY – Coming Soon

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PETER THE BEAST

Logline: In WW1-era London, a young girl and a band of orphans must travel to the depths of the underground in order to save her kidnapped brother from Peter, an immortal vampire looking to create more beasts like himself.
Pitched as: PETER PAN meets THE LOST BOYS
Writer: Michael Ouellette
Genre: Action | Adventure | Supernatural
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: PETER THE BEAST – Coming Soon

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PLAY THE DEVIL

Logline: A group of con artists who specialize in fake house hauntings find themselves in danger when they target a house that may actually be haunted.
Pitched as: HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL meets THE STING
Writer: Sebastian Davis
Genre: Comedy | Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: PLAY THE DEVIL – Coming Soon

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RECOVERY

Logline: A commercial space flight turns dangerous when a collision releases a deadly infection on board.
Pitched as: APOLLO 13 meets CONTAGION
Writer: Robert M. Cosci
Genre: Contained | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: RECOVERY – Coming Soon

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RED PASS

Logline: After being stranded in a winter storm, a mother and child must fight for survival against a pack of wolves.
Pitched as: THE GREY meets PANIC ROOM
Writer: Collin Watts & Leon Langford
Genre: Survival | Thriller
Representation: Leon only signed with UTA — Charles Ferraro, Geoff Morley | Energy Entertainment — Brooklyn Weaver
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: RED PASS – Coming Soon

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RESIDUAL

Logline: When a pioneering mind transfer procedure goes horribly wrong, three different consciousnesses find themselves trapped within one body, all fighting for control.
Pitched as: THE BOURNE IDENTITY meets TOTAL RECALL
Writer: David Lynch & Keith Lynch
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Independent Talent Group – Jack Thomas (UK)
Availability: Project is available with attachments.
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: RESIDUAL – Coming Soon

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ROOK

Logline: While on vacation in Europe, a prominent biochemist is kidnapped and forced to produce a dangerous virus, leaving his screw-up brother as the only one who can save him.
Pitched as: TAKEN meets ENEMY OF THE STATE
Writer: David Case
Genre: Action | Thriller
Representation: Currently no agent
Heroes and Villains Entertainment | Markus Goerg, Mikhail Nayfield
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: ROOK – Coming Soon

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RUNS IN THE BLOOD

Logline: The only witness who can put Charles Manson away must fight for her life when she’s hunted by Manson Family member hell-bent on keeping her silent.
Pitched as: THE MASTER meets ZODIAC
Writer: Matthew Aaron Nelson
Genre: Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: RUNS IN THE BLOOD – Coming Soon

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SARAH CLAUS

Logline: Santa Claus’ daughter has spent most of her life rebelling against Christmas, but that all changes when she’s the only who can save it.
Pitched as: ARTHUR CHRISTMAS meets MY SO-CALLED LIFE
Writer: Matt Kelley
Genre: Comedy | Family | Holiday
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SARAH CLAUS – Coming Soon

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SEIRIOS

Logline: The military’s most dangerous weapon, an experimental robot dog, escapes the laboratory and befriends a young boy.
Pitched as: MAX meets IRON GIANT
Writer: Angela Schultz
Genre: Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SEIRIOS – Coming Soon

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SEXTON

Logline: The true story of how the secrets and sins of a seemingly normal housewife helped her become a Pulitzer-winning 1960s icon before ultimately destroying her.
Pitched as: GIRL, INTERRUPTED meets THE HOURS
Writer: Elizabeth Oyebode
Genre: Biopic | Drama | True
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SEXTON – Coming Soon

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THE SHADOW OF GOD

Logline: A Jewish-American CIA operative, who is also a mole for the Israeli Mossad, reluctantly teams up with a legendary Arab spy to fight a terror organization armed with a bioweapon.
Pitched as: ZERO DARK THIRTY meets MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE
Writer: Alain Soussokho
Genre: Action | Thriller
Representation: Currently no agent
Energy Entertainment | Brooklyn Weaver
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE SHADOW OF GOD – Coming Soon

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SINBAD & THE FINAL WISH

Logline: A former prince, sold into slavery, quests to find a legendary genie being sought by the villainous man who killed his father.
Pitched as: PRINCE OF PERSIA meets PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
Writer: Hank Woon
Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SINBAD & THE FINAL WISH – Coming Soon

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SNEAK AND DESTROY

Logline: A sneaker fanatic undergoes a series of increasingly wild trials in pursuit of getting a pair of one-of-a-kind Jordans.
Pitched as: JINGLE ALL THE WAY meets MEET THE PARENTS
Writer: Jase Shepherd
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SNEAK AND DESTROY – Coming Soon

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SOLUS

Logline: When a listless author learns of the death of an old muse and lover, he realizes that the mystery behind her alleged suicide is intended to provide the ending to his incomplete novel.
Pitched as: IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS meets GONE GIRL
Writer: Charles Hopkins
Genre: Psychological Thriller | Surrealist
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SOLUS – Coming Soon

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SPORT

Logline: A hunting trip turns fatal for a group of childhood friends when a gunman stalks them from afar.
Pitched as: YOU’RE NEXT meets THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME
Writer: David K. Wazsko
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Representation: Currently no agent
Jon Kanak Management | Jon Kanak
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SPORT – Coming Soon

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THE SPY

Logline: Roald Dahl takes a diplomatic posting during WWII, but when he is thrown into the field as an intelligence operative, he is forced to confront ruthless politicians and Nazi spies, all in an effort to get the US to enter the war.
Pitched as: THE IMITATION GAME meets SAVING MR. BANKS
Writer: Andrew Slattery
Genre: Biopic | Drama | Spy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE SPY – Coming Soon

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THE STONE

Logline: Two slackers must evade a bookie’s thugs and deal with a ruthless Mexican gangster after one accidentally swallows an ancient stone that causes him to shit gold.
Pitched as: THE HANGOVER meets THE INTERVIEW
Writer: Russ Riggins
Genre: Action | Comedy | Supernatural
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THE STONE – Coming Soon

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SWEET SOULS ATROCIOUS

Logline: When a journalist discovers that his neighbor is not a holocaust survivor, but in fact a former member of the Nazi party, he must uncover the whole truth in order to determine whether the old man should pay for his crimes.
Pitched as: CAPOTE meets ATONEMENT
Writer: Tracey Bradley
Genre: Drama | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SWEET SOULS ATROCIOUS – Coming Soon

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TETON RECKONING

Logline: Determined to head West, an orphan connives to wed a wealthy Idaho land baron who may not be all he appears.
Pitched as: COLD MOUNTAIN meets FISTFUL OF DOLLARS
Writer: Debi Yazbeck
Genre: Drama | Western
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: TETON RECKONING – Coming Soon

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THROUGH THE MIST OF MEMORY

Logline: When a soldier returns home to find his family missing, his sanity is called into question as he struggles to uncover the truth.
Pitched as: THE BOURNE IDENTITY meets JACOB’S LADDER
Writer: Victor Fitzpatrick
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: THROUGH THE MIST OF MEMORY – Coming Soon

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UNTITLED NYC HIP-HOP DANCE PROJECT

Logline: Two brothers and a dynamic crew of orphans battle for supremacy in NYC’s hottest dance competition while a murderous incident from their past could bring everything crashing down.
Pitched as: STEP UP meets DO THE RIGHT THING
Writer: Todd Serlin
Genre: Dance | Drama
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: UNTITLED NYC HIP-HOP DANCE PROJECT – Coming Soon

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WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU

Logline: An insurance agent is tasked with tracking down a man who, after being misdiagnosed as terminally ill, mistakenly receives 25 million dollars and is having the time of his life.
Pitched as: LAST HOLIDAY meets THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
Writer: David Keith Miller
Genre: Comedy | Romantic Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU – Coming Soon

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WELCOME TO THE HOTEL CHATEAU CHEVEUX

Logline: A puppet inherits a formerly glamorous hotel from a distant relative, but accidentally summons demonic monsters that are intent on eating his famous and fashionable guests.
Pitched as: THE EVIL DEAD meets THE MUPPETS
Writer: Michael B. Snow
Genre: Comedy | Horror
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: WELCOME TO THE HOTEL CHATEAU CHEVEUX  – Coming Soon

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WHEN FLESH BURNS

Logline: Fire investigators try to solve a string of calculated arsons, only to uncover that the culprit might actually be among their ranks.
Pitched as: BACKDRAFT meets INSIDE MAN
Writer: Ron Peer
Genre: Drama | Thriller
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 75 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: WHEN FLESH BURNS  – Coming Soon

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WHEN THE DEVIL’S LOOSE

Logline: In the summer of 1988, four young friends set out to discover the truth behind a series of mysterious break-ins menacing their town, all while an ever-spreading wildfire threatens to wipe out their community entirely.
Pitched as: STAND BY ME meets KINGS OF SUMMER
Writer: Ben Watts
Genre: Coming-of-Age | Drama | Thriller
Representation: Currently no agent
Markerstone | Mark Lawyer
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: WHEN THE DEVIL’S LOOSE  – Coming Soon

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