TOY SOLDIER - by Nick Reiff. Ehsan is an Afghan farm boy with a big secret: he’s got a wounded US soldier hidden in his garden shed. Now he must smuggle his new friend back to safety— before some very bad people come looking for them both. (contact: treiffus (at) yahoo.com)
SENECTUS - by Jason Kaleko. After a pair of newlyweds explores a mysterious subbasement in their new dream home, a containment team arrives and seals them inside the building that is not a house, but rather a Cold War-era facility with a horrible secret... (JUST SIGNED BY UTA & ENERGY ENTERTAINMENT!)
BROKEN - by Gregory Tung. A woman is trapped underneath a wrecked car in the middle of the wilderness. A bag of money lies next to her. She must free herself then use the skills her father taught her as a child to survive and make the long journey up a mountain to her cabin before her criminal ex finds her and his money-- all with a broken leg... (JUST SIGNED BY ZERO GRAVITY MANAGEMENT!)
IRON EXODUS - by Dorothy Kozak Snoke. True story of a group of 1970’s Russian 20-somethings who embark on a daring hijacking mission, staging a “mock wedding” to escape from the Iron Curtain. The mission fails, but the action sparks a worldwide movement to protest their subsequent death sentences, that ultimately begins the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet empire. (contact: dorkozak (at) gmail.com) (JUST SIGNED BY HERETIC LITERARY MANAGEMENT)
WHERE THE DEVIL ROAMS - by Nate Wilcoxen. When a reclusive heiress's granddaughter is pulled from a lake thirty years after vanishing, a psychologically scarred detective is forced to battle a secretive town to uncover the grisly truth. (JUST SIGNED BY APA & CIRCLE OF CONFUSION!)
WORK RELEASE - by Patrick Connelly. A comedy about a son who is forced to hire his estranged, recently paroled father for his company’s work release program (contact: patcon23 (at) gmail.com)
THE APPEAL - by Yoav Potash. The true story of wrongfully incarcerated inmate Deborah Peagler and the two young real estate lawyers who fight for her freedom by waging a David and Goliath crusade against the largest D.A.’s office in the country. (contact: yopo (at) yoavpotash.com or https://www.facebook.com/FilmmakerYoPo)
DOGGED - by Braden R. Duemmler. Facing a terminal diagnosis, Tommy Jones works hard to set up a new home for his wife, Sammy, and his unborn child, but when his renovations break through a trap door, he inadvertently unleashes a horrible terror on his family. (contact: brad (at) rangerfilms.com)
And the Caren Bohrman Overall Winner Award, chosen by our panel of industry judges, goes to.......
BROKEN by Gregory Tung
The APA/Adler Prize Winner (guaranteed representation from lit Manager Josh Adler/Circle of Confusion and lit agent Mike Goldberg/APA) goes to...
Nate Wilcoxen/WHERE DEVILS ROAM.