Saturday, March 17, 2012

You Pick The Next Amateur Friday Script!

Guess what everyone – YOU get to choose the Amateur Friday script I review on March 30th. Take a look at the ten loglines below and vote in the comments section. I’ll be watching IP addresses and if anyone tries to secretly vote for their own logline multiple times, they’ll be disqualified. So no cheating! As for the science behind choosing these ten? There was none. I pretty much picked them randomly. I think it’s important for everyone to see the full breadth of loglines I’m sent, both good and bad. Enjoy!

******WINNER - "Breathwork"*******
A man undergoing past-life regression therapy must find out the identity of a nemesis who’s killed him in his past lives... before he’s murdered again in his present life.
******WINNER - "Breathwork"*******

A Moment In Fire - (Action/Crime)
Ambivalent of his wife's fidelity and drowning in debt, a man is offered a new chance at life by an exuberant gentleman claiming to be the devil.

Conditioned - Psychological Thriller
Chasen Artist, suffering from retrograde amnesia, is visited by a stranger who offers to help. As Chasen moves towards to uncover the past, he learns about the stranger’s motive and the cynical truth behind his condition.

**3rd Place - "Holy Alamogordo"**
Three friends reunite before a wedding and take a road trip to achieve their childhood goal - finding the millions of lost E.T. Atari cartridges buried in the sands of Alamogordo, NM.
**3rd Place - "Holy Alamogordo"**

Zombie Knights - Action/horror
A war-battered knight returns from the Crusades to find his homeland terrorized by victims of a lethal fever who rise from the dead, hungry for human flesh. Sir Thomas shepherds survivors to the Castle Bridgenorth, where he leads a war of attrition against an army of the undead – even as he battles his own demons.

Hail Mary - Action/Revenge
A reformed hitwoman must return to the world of bullets and bloodshed she left behind to take on the organization she helped build, in order to avenge the death of her younger sister.

****2nd Place - "Soundtrack"****
When a burgeoning composer hits his head he begins to hear his life’s soundtrack; a soundtrack that is prompting and pushing him back to his ex-fiancee. But will he follow the guidance of the music?
****2nd Place - "Soundtrack"****

On The Edge Of A Cliff' - Thriller
Having been kidnapped by a psychotic South African arms dealer, a resilient young traveller integrates himself with the gang's hierarchy in order to escape, but finds himself seduced by the criminal world.

This Is Me Leaving – Dark Comedy
After landing an innocent woman in the hospital, a suicidal twenty-something winds up on a state-wide road trip delivering unique gifts to relative strangers in order to make amends.

Sunshine - Comedy/Drama
A devoutly religious sixteen-year-old psychopath must hunt down and kill her biological mother... Who is even more dangerous than her.