Feature Scripts Archives

November 15, 2011

Debt Collection

Title: Debt Collection Genre: Action Draft: Third Length: 107 pages Logline: Ex-CIA operative Merritt Stone arrives in a small village in Nigeria to learn the identities of the men who stole his sister’s life savings. There, he discovers a much…

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October 21, 2010

Time Wasters

Title: Time Wasters Genre: Comedy/Sci-Fi Draft: Second Length: 117 pages Logline: An unemployed musician tries to make ends meet by taking a job at a fast-food restaurant. He’s quickly reassigned to the company’s research labs, where he’s assigned by a…

Posted by D. B. Bates on October 21, 2010 3:31 PM  | Permalink  | Print-Friendly  | Comments (0)

October 10, 2010

Tones of Home (Screenplay)

Title: Tones of Home (Screenplay) Genre: Romantic Comedy Draft: Third Length: 111 pages Logline: Tired of fighting the pressure from family and friends, insurance adjustor Robin Kelley has reluctantly agreed to settle down and marry her longtime boyfriend, a successful…

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May 21, 2010

Objects in Mirror

(Written with a Partner Who Prefers Anonymity) Title: Objects in Mirror Genre: Romantic Comedy Draft: Second Length: 110 pages Logline: Cynical rock journalist Meghan Larris has earned a reputation as a harsh critic and blunt interviewer, alienating many of pop…

Posted by D. B. Bates on May 21, 2010 3:38 PM  | Permalink  | Print-Friendly  | Comments (0)

December 4, 2009


Title: Enraptured Genre: Comedy/Horror Draft: Fourth Length: 117 pages Logline: When a geeky high school senior fails to find a date for the prom, he joins a Satanic cult hellbent on bringing about the Rapture — getting rid of all the goody…

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November 10, 2009

Measuring Girth

Title: Measuring Girth Genre: Situation Comedy Draft: First Length: 31-page show bible, plus six scripts approximately 30-35 pages each Logline: In mid-2009, a small subsidiary of an enormous television production entity tasked a harried young executive with a challenge: bring…

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July 6, 2009


Title: Disappear Genre: Thriller Draft: Third Length: 121 pages Logline: A pair of siblings hide out in Chicago while they try to expose the government organization responsible for a military assault that killed the entire populous of their rural town….

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June 6, 2009

The Paper Man Rides On

Title: The Paper Man Rides On Genre: Comedy Draft: Third Length: 112 pages Logline: A high school student, struggling with confidence in himself, finds a mentor in an aged Paper Man, Chosen One of an ancient order of newspaper deliverymen….

Posted by D. B. Bates on June 6, 2009 3:35 PM  | Permalink  | Print-Friendly  | Comments (0)