2011 Virginia Screenwriting Competition Winners
Alien High School
As the only kids to escape the assault when mind-controlling space blobs invade their high school, class nerd Billy Gordan teams up with the cheerleading squad to fight the intergalactic threat, overcome a mountain of social awkwardness, and save the day.
Gina Hall and Stephen Epperly were strangers when they left a small town nightclub together in the summer of 1980.Hall vanished that night and was never seen again. This is a true account of their story and the case that made Virginia history.
The Rock In The Sun
Two men, raised by the same woman, then separated by an act of betrayal, travel together to Port-au-Prince to be sure she has survived the Haitian earthquake. Their love for her carries them through the terrors they encounter, and the lingering anger for each other.
Back On Track
After sleeping away most of his life in a coma and losing everything, Alex needs to get back on track.
A mineral-deficient teenager meets her solitary, skeleton-collecting match as she struggles to find out why her mother abandoned her.
A dominatrix is murdered and revived by a Haitian witchdoctor. Undead, she slays her way through a dangerous S&M underworld, seeking her unknown killer.
Flame And Steel
In 1885, a jounalist attending a reunion of aging combatants from a famous Civil War naval battle stirs up forgotten emotions and witnesses the ensuing drunken debate that takes us back in time through a series of flashbacks to when the fate of the nation was in question.
Set in the days leading up to the liberation of the concentration camps of WWII, Lustig tells the story of a man’s solitary journey for redemption.
During World War II, America’s first black paratroopers are ready to fight Nazi’s when they receive orders for a top secret mission in Oregon, and learn another enemy is closer than we think. Inspired by true events
A disgraced Confederate officer is offered a way to turn the tide of the war by helping infect the Union army with a super virus. When the virus turns the infected into rabid monsters, he must protect the city with his sworn enemy.
Tangled Up In Blue
Shares the stories of The Stranger’s and Lady’s search for home, life and love on the open roads and in the music halls of America through the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s.
The Winning Touch
Zack Philips faces trials in life as a competitive fencer.
Truth And Consequences
When Detective Duggan is called into the confession of truth obsessed serial killer Peter Cozza, he’s surprised-he never worked the Cozza case. But Cozza has plans for Dugan, which lead to a spectacular escape, the deaths of several cops, and a deadly game of cat and mouse.