A MAN LIKE HER – Combines VICTOR VICTORIA and THE PROCDUCERS
Shaya is a Trans man finally established comfortably as a woman/actress in real life who must now portray a man for the star-maker role of life-time.
Kendra is all-woman but must now apply as Ken, a man, for the Producer, career-maker, dream-job opportunity of a life-time.
Together they make a hit and a name for themselves, but can they save face?
For all they’ve changed on the outside, who is inspired to change on the inside?
Their men, Ned and Alex were preparing to spring their own secret that would be the big change in their lives until their women man-up, and now what?
Leslie is wife of idiot Exec Producer and mother of Junior their lazy-ass son.
She’s the real brains of the company, but even she can’t seem to get Ken and Kendra in the same room at the same time.
If she figures out Kendra and Shaya’s desperate scheme for their one shot at a career-making big break, she could ruin everything.
-And what about Ken’s big belly? … Took 9 months to gain and 1 day to lose?
A MAN LIKE HER is about our evolving identity; the value of our work and the cost to our true self. Gender is not about sex, any more than sex is about love.
Title of story: Pen & Pencil: Spring Break
Written by: Devone Jones
Logline: Samantha has to take an elective in order to graduate, but cannot afford the class. Peter signs up for an art competition, but when Peter and Pencil goes missing, Samantha and Pen has to take their place.
Type: Short Screenplay
Title of Story: Parental Responsibility
Written by: Antonia Woodward
Directed by : Berry Salem
produced by : Berry Salem
Log-line: Parental Responsibility is a story about a troubled teenager Chelsea who is desperately in need of a home after running away from her mother and abusive stepfather. She seeks help from the Housing Department, and to her horror, she is allocated a social worker who is self-absorbed and cares more about her cats and checklists than providing appropriate support.
Chelsea suddenly finds herself placed with a strict Africa woman who cares, however, due to Chelsea past trauma, Chelsea is continuing trying to sabotage the placement and rejects the love shown to her by her foster mother breaking the house rules. How will the foster mother deal with a teenager who is emotionally detached and maintains her sanity? How will the situation unravel with the clash of cultures, and an incompetent social
Genre: Drama, comedy
Type: Short Screenplay