Creating Beautiful Work
We value fresh, original writing that has a compelling point of view.
Below is a sampling of work represented by genre.
9 LINE - PJs That Others May Live, Copyright © Dawn M. Hoffmann 2015
9 line is the call directing these elite heroes - one call for one mission to save the lives of others. Story is a tale of the life and death loyalty of the Pararescue troops and a beautiful and powerful love. The story is based on research and interviews on site with U. S. Air Force Pararescuer personnel with whom the author worked for several months. The Air Force has committed to cooperate in the production of this film.
Visual Pitch: https://youtu.be/yqNmYB7MD1s
CLASH – THE KEYSTONE FILES by Andrew Delaplaine – Genre: 1 Hour TV Drama/Thriller/Politics – WGA-W Registered
Series Setup: On the eve of the American election, war is brewing between China and Russia as each side masses soldiers on their common border—all over a Chinese plan to divert a crucial water supply that currently supplies a key Russian agricultural center. Each side is desperate to find out what happens in the American election because the Democratic candidate, Senator Frederick Thurston, supports the Chinese position while the Republican candidate, Florida Governor Sam Houston St. Clair, supports the Russians. In a jolting development late on Election night, a tie in the Electoral College (something that’s actually happened a couple of times in U.S. history) creates a
deadlock. The Constitution mandates that the newly elected House of Representatives, convening in January, will determine the election.
COME OUT FIGHTING by Anthony Lamarr – Genre: Episodic 1 Hour TV Drama Series
Catch has waited 10 years to avenge his mother’s death. Rick has spent the last 10 years locked up for carjacking and murdering Catch’s mother. In one month, Rick will be free... Catch will be waiting… And the gloves will come off.
BACK IN THE D by Frank Provenzano – Genre 1 Hour TV Drama Series – WGA-W Registered
Logline: Living away from Detroit for the last 10 years and working as a high-powered Washington, DC attorney, Tyler Grayson struggles to balance his personal ambition with the responsibilities to his family, hometown and political activist heritage.
FREAKS LIKE US by Frank Provenzano – Genre: TV Drama Series with Music – WGA-W Reg. 1929855
Logline: Kelly Frick performs weekends as an Elvis impersonator. Recently divorced, he faces the dilemma of balancing time parenting his two kids and following his dream. How will his life change when he gets his big break, leaving his kids and the woman he loves – his former wife?
INCOGNITO by Mike Boss – Genre: One Hour TV Drama/Crime/Drama/Thriller
After being left for dead, a mild-mannered police officer is breaking bad as he infiltrates the most violent gang in the world in order to get revenge for killing his pregnant, paraplegic wife.
INSIDER THREAT by Dawn M. Hoffmann – Genre: 1 Hour TV Drama/Crime/Espionage/Thriller – WGA-W Registered
Tagline: Trust no one with your secrets
Logline: Michele's life was happy; successful career and loving mother she was only missing the man of her dreams. One fateful night while out with her friends, Pierre steps into her life. Smart, handsome, and a European accent, what else would a single woman want? They immediately connect and a strong loving relationship materializes. Before leaving for France, Pierre begs Michele to take a holiday and join him on his trip. She declines, but as she watches him go through security she quickly changes her mind and books a flight for the next morning. She informs Pierre, and he is overjoyed that she has changed her mind and tells her he will meet her at the airport. Arrangements at work and for her children have been made, she happily arrives at the airport, passport in hand and proceeds through security and is stopped. Questions start flying, and Michele is quickly taken away by security.
LEGALLY DEAD by Jay Taylor – Genre: 30 Minute TV Comedy Series
This show is for the REAL modern-day household. It acknowledges the “skeletons in the closet” and reveals the truth about ourselves that make us unique and shows why, even though we might not like them sometimes, we have love for family.
LIFE AS I KNOW IT by Jay Taylor et al – Genre: Comedy TV 30 Minute Series
This half hour dramedy centers around the ups and downs of reality outside of college. Sorting out their individual purposes through hilarious and emotional, everyday 20-something situations, Brandon Richards and his best friends begin the journey of embracing who they are and entering true adulthood. As much as they constantly interfere in each other’s daily drama—the gang wouldn’t have it any other way. Experiencing their roller coaster-like lives in Michigan’s Mecca together is what makes life worth living.
NEXUS by Peter Markle – Genre: Crime/Thriller/Adventure – One Hour TV Drama Series
The team’s cases encompass the range of high crime and malfeasance: counter terrorism; theft; kidnapping; espionage; hijacking; corporate fraud etc. Their adversaries are not only the perps but often the government as well. Richard and his team’s task is to navigate these murky waters while both protecting the good guys and contributing to his numbered Swiss bank accounts.
ONE by Bryan Marvis – Genre: One Hour TV Series Drama/Romance/Science Fiction
Twenty years after 99.9% of human males died from a plague virus, the few men who remain face a global, government-ordered extermination. Their only hope: a handful of brave women refusing to give up on men.
Semifinalist in CineStory's inaugural TV Competition
SANTA FE TIMES by Bruce D. Johnson – Genre: Drama/Mystery
Santa Fe – over 200 galleries, a world renowned Opera company, exceptional restaurants, a thriving and respected local newspaper - and murder. When eccentric newspaper publisher William St. Clair is suddenly murdered, his two feuding daughters return to Santa Fe and begrudgingly work together to solve the unsolved mystery of his death and to uncover their father’s legacy.
SHARKS with SOULS by Alex Cole; Creator/Exec Producer Chase Chenowith - Genre: Episodic TV Series, Comedy/Zany/Drama, HIGH CONCEPT: “ENTOURAGE” meets “BOSTON LEGAL”
Tagline/Pitch: A Housewife takes over a powerful Hollywood Talent Agency.
SHERLOCK HOLMES IV by Andrew Delaplaine Genre: Novels & TV Drama Series – Copyrighted & WGA-W Registered - Set in South Beach, Florida, this is a newly invented Sherlock - well worth your time.
SMART MOUTH by Bryan Marvis and Holly Lorincz - Genre: One Hour TV Dramedy/Coming of Age Addy Taylor meets an ocean of obstacles as she faces her first year in a tiny town, her introduction to teaching, and her first time coaching the rag-tag members of a high school speech and debate team…and a very troubling secret. (Based on Novel by Holly Lorincz)
THE FIRST LADY by Anthony Lamarr – Genre: 1-hour TV Drama Series
Heiress Geri King masterfully maneuvers her husband, Cecil, into the Governor’s Mansion then charts his path to the White House.
THE 52 WORLDS OF EARTH by James B. Brandt – Genre: Science Fiction/Action/Thriller – WGA-W Reg #1699859; ©Copyright James B. Brandt 2014
Logline: The Empire faces a new challenge in a century's long war and if a select group of military specialists cannot locate a solution lost in the hostile worlds of the old Earth Federation, all of humanity and their allies face extinction.
THE FOREVER LEGION by James B. Brandt – Genre: Epic Science Fiction/Fantasy
In the turbulent history of Rome, several of her legendary Legions have seemingly vanished. The most famous is the Lost IX Legion of Rome. This is their story... not as you think you know it but as it actually occurred. It is historically accurate up to 145 CE when it is officially disbanded. But this is also the untold story... from when the ragged remnants of the IX finally vanish... right off the planet and into intergalactic space where they become a mercenary unit... under a contract that has no end.
THE LONER by Bryan Marvis – Genre: One Hour TV Series Drama/Film Noir Western/Mystery
An “investigator” in 1883 journeys across the Western frontier in search of an elusive and mysterious killer who enters brothels late at night and shoots selected customers.
Recognitions: Script Savvy Winner
THE LOST DAY by Anthony Lamarr
Genre: Feature Film with Sequel Potential or Episodic TV Drama Mini-Series
A TV sportscaster loses days from his past and has to live with the resulting consequences to his present life and the memory of his life before the lost day.
THE STORE by Frank Provenzano – Genre: 1 Hour TV Drama Series
Giacomo Borgetto’s unassuming, modest Italian grocery store on Detroit’s east side is an unlikely gathering place for the dynamic forces and personalities transforming post-World War II America. A few decades after emigrating from Sicily, Giacomo finds himself in a city marked by expansive growth of the auto industry, organized labor and Civil Rights movements, deep-seated city hall corruption and pervasive mafia influence.
THE U by Frank Provenzano – Genre: 1 Hour TV Drama Series
Jonathan Walden is a long shot to become president of Midwest University, but a shrewd deal gets him the post at the proverbial liberal arts school/research institution where football, status and allowing donors to have their way is the norm. Continually grappling with the ethics of the “deal,” Jonathan struggles amid intense opposition and profound challenges as he tries to balance the need to bring in revenue while maintaining academic integrity and institutional autonomy.
THUMP by Olynda Leigh – Genre: One Hour TV Drama Series
A single Thump left her with a broken life, a clandestine past, and a 7-year debt to society -- she seeks redemption steering the innocent and the guilty down the twisted road that is traumatic brain injury.