This week’s writing festival is showcasing the best of TV screenplays from around the world. We are showcasing a Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV PILOT, a Sitcom/Comedy TV PILOT, and a spec screenplay from the hit television show “The Mindy Project”.
Here are the details of the scripts we’ll be performing:
#1 TV PILOT: THE REAPER: REBELLION “AFTERLIFE” by Mark S. MacDonald and Darsey Meredith
Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Eva, who may or may not be Eve from the Book of Genesis, inadvertently creates Death in the world by inciting her siblings and lover to eat the Divine Apple from the Tree of Life. It’s an interesting spin on the immortal story about how the humans lost paradise and incurred the wrath of God.
#2 TV PILOT: SMITHEREENS by Hersh Rephun
Genre: Comedy, Drama
The story of a man, in pieces: This one-hour episodic dramedy series chronicles the journey of a man fished out of Miami’s Biscayne Bay. He remembers only his first name (Harry) and his mother tongue (Cockney). Flashbacks paint a complicated picture of a man battling alcoholism and engaged in some dark pursuits.
#3 TV SPEC: THE MINDY PROJECT “Culture Club” by Katie Bero
Mindy and Danny clash over how culturally aware to raise their child. Meanwhile Morgan tries to help Jeremy avoid deportation.
Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson