2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition – Top 10

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Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition

A comprehensive list of the 2015 Launch Pad’s Top 10 Feature scripts!
(All scripts are listed alphabetically by title)

*Please note that not making the Top 10 does not in any way effect eligibility for the
2015 Launch Pad Mentorship Program picks or the Benderspink Guaranteed Signing.
 

View The 2015 Feature Competition Complete Results

View the Top 25 Feature Scripts Here

View The Top 50 Feature Scripts Here

View The Top 75 Feature Scripts Here

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 | Epic | Historical
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: AUGUSTA – 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: Signed with Benderspink – Daniel Vang
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: BAD EDUCATION – 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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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: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: FIRST LADY – 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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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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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: Langford 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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 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 unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 10 – 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition
Direct Link: SPORT – 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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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: Drama | Coming-of-Age | Thriller
Representation: Signed with 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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