COMEDY Short Script: DRIVE TIME by Jayson Johnson, David Ballard

F419b3ddeb posterWhen conservative and White field TV anchor, Jack Threadwood, has an on-air meltdown he’s fired from his job and forced to looked for work to pay for his daughter’s college education. Unfortunately for him, the only place that’s hiring is the Black-owned Hip-Hop radio station.

 

Writer Biography – Jayson Johnson, David Ballard

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Jayson earned an MA in film production from Eastern Illinois University and then took a marketing position working for legendary film director Francis Ford Coppola. Jayson worked on several successful wine and food ventures and then transitioned over to Coppola’s film studio, American Zoetrope. Jayson worked under film pioneers Walter Murch, Richard Beggs and Mr. Coppola himself. After four years of working at Francis Coppola Presents Jayson took Mr. Coppola’s advice to ‘go out and become famous’ and now works as a producer. Jayson now works full time as a freelance producer/director/location manager for Strike Five Films.

Comedy Feature Film: AFTER YOU by Renton Méndez

6fef513e00 posterAFTER YOU follow the encounters and disagreements of four characters: Mariana, a shy and quiet girl, who was raised in a religious environment broken by her mother’s sexual encounters with, a priest (her father), the which the girl frequently witnessed; Amelia, an extroverted, cheerful young woman who enjoys life and does not think about tomorrow or yesterday, a precocious girl who grows in absolute debauchery; Pablo, a man full of almost ridiculous self- restraint and romanticism, educated only by his mother and two aunts, grew up in an old-fashioned female environment and has certain effeminate features or touches, but is almost certain to be heterosexual; and Andrés, an independent boy, partying and drug addict, with problems of addiction and personality disorders.

 

Writer Biography – Renton Méndez

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I was born on December 10, 1987 in Sonora, México, studied
cinematography at the Lumiere Institute, specialized in directing and writing at INDIe Films. He is a founding partner of Moon Wolf Films where he produces and directing. Nominated several times in multiple festivals. He works as a Director, Producer, Script Supervisor and Editor.

Action/Comedy Feature Film: CONFUSION RAINS, by Floyd Fisher

ACTORTitle: Confusion Rains

Written by: Floyd Fisher

Type: Feature Film

Genre: Action, Comedy, Existential Crisis

Logline: A man wants to quit his day job, but they won’t let him out of the building.

WGA Registration Number: 1213761

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Comedy Stage Play: THE PATRON SAINT OF DEAD DOGS, by Katie Grotzinger

Title: The Patron Saint of Dead Dogs 

Written by: Katie Grotzinger

Type: Stage Play

Genre: Comedy

Logline: When a mob movie-obsessed girl accidentally runs over her arch nemesis’ precious dog, she must decide between telling the truth and risking expulsion from her posh Catholic school or continuing to have guilt-ridden visions of St. Roch, the patron saint of dogs.

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Fantasy Comedy Stage Play: UNWANTED, by Doug Robbins

Title: UNWANTED 

Written by: Doug Robbins

Genre: Comedy and Fantasy

Type: PLAY

LOGLINE: He’s our son, no he’s not, an alien from outerspace!

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Comedic Drama Stage Play: A THOUSAND VARIATIONS ON A LIE ONCE TOLD, by Stacey Lane

Title: A THOUSAND VARIATIONS ON A LIE TOLD ONCE 

Written by: Stacey Lane

Type: PLAY

Genre: Comedic Drama

Logline: In A Thousand Variations on a Lie Told Once, three daughters return to their childhood home to confront their mother and her new fiance about their deceased father’s missing goodbye letters.

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TV SHOW: SUDDENLY ISIS by Dan Dore

ACTORTitle: SUDDENLY ISIS

Written by: Dan Dore

Type: TV Show

Genre: Comedy

Logline: “Suddenly ISIS” is a comedy in which Steve goes to Syria to visit his best friend Randy, and sees when he arrives that Randy has joined ISIS.





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