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Screenplays

A collection of feature and short film scripts ranging from a rural period piece to a future where the world is forced to remain 5ft apart or die.

Eternal Dusk

Gail struggles with her role in her place in the world but it only gets worse when she can remember her past.

Billy Robin

Controversial secrets are revealed after a peculiar 14 year old director fails to end a school musical in 1979.

Stella

A female coal miner in the 1940's must choose between her family or the union during a violent strike.

Shut In

An unambitious library worker unknowingly gets recruited by an elderly con artist to help track down a lost fortune and rectify a transgression..

Wide Awakes

A group of men travel to join a youth movement during the Civil War but end up in the middle of an assassination plot.

Pipeline

An aspiring and troubled science fiction writer in 1952 feels her ideas are being stolen from her mind.

 

5ft

15 years after a fatal virus has killed 80% of the world by just being close, love is still alive.

Chatter

A man struggles to exist in a world where everyone is forced to say 15 syllables every minute of the day when they are awake.

Devils Black Water

A corrupt sheriff loses control over his town when a priest with a mysterious past enters the picture.

Carry on my Words

Three survivors of a cult’s mass suicide who anxiously await the return of their missing leader try to understand why they are still alive.

Spin Cycle

Space explorers are given a chance to come home if they'll only take a leap of faith.

 
 
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The Story

Five Feet is a dystopian thriller set in a small midwestern thrown that follows the lives of people where everyone in the world is a carrier of a fatal virus that is activated when people are near each other. 

The series chronicles the emotions and actions of The Infected, the virus carriers, as they cope with years of no human contact. They spend their days in desolate towns, crumbling homes and even the outdoors, trying to maintain a normal existence while waiting for either a cure or ultimately death. They try to maintain the habits and structures of society to but the need for touch and proximity was greater than anyone could imagine to keep. 

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Carry on my Words

Gil, Irene and Helen are the only three cult members that wake up from a mass suicide. They struggle to understand why they are left behind but become more disturbed when they realize that their leader, Fritz, has run away. What happened to Fritz? Where did he go? What does he want them to do next?

Carry on my Words - Teaser

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