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© 2012 by SAMANTA JONES

SCREENPLAYS

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When the World Was Ours

Genre:

Historical

 

Logline:

1921. The biggest comedian in the world, Fatty Arbuckle, is accused of the attempted rape and murder of a young actress. In the midst of prohibition as morality becomes center stage, in spite of a lack of credible evidence, a district attorney is eager to make an example of Arbuckle and the movie industry many believe is the epitome of sin.

Awards:

Final Draft Big Break (2019) - Top 5 Finalist

TSL Free Screenplay Contest (2019) - Semifinalist (Top 3% out of 5,500+ entries)

ScreenCraft Public Domain and True Story Screenplay Contest (2019) - Quarterfinalist

Coverfly Red List - #15 for Historical Features of the Month

When Santa Came to Town

Genre:

Christmas

 

Logline:

A seasonal toy store Santa embarks on a Christmastime adventure when the real Santa Claus shows up and takes him to the North Pole to attend a "Santa's Workshop" designed to teach participants how to bring the spirit of the season back to their hometowns.

Awards:

Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards (2020) - Quarterfinalist

Christmas In Holly Harbor

Genre:

Christmas

 

Logline:

Miranda, an account executive at a New York agency, must fly to Minnesota in order to win over a client. When her chartered jet makes an emergency landing at the Holly Harbor Airport, a series of events forces her to spend a few days in the small town and recall the things that used to make Christmas special for her.​

Life or Death

Genre:

Thriller/Horror

 

Logline:

Ten strangers find themselves trapped in a house in the middle of nowhere, uncertain of how any arrived. They soon discover they're in a survivor's game of life or death where only two will be allowed to leave once eight die.

MY BIO

I lived in Los Angeles for nine years where I attended Columbia College and worked in the entertainment industry. I've written and published four novels and currently live in Michigan with my wife and three kids.