Loglines & Screenplays by Patrick Costello

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TURTLE ON A FENCE POST

GENRES: Drama

TURTLE ON A FENCE POST

Why is humanity failing to meet the existential threat of climate chaos? A young, Black climate scientist realizes that Big Oil – the fossil fuel industry - is the culprit and sets out to prove it. But that makes her a target – even of her own family. Her oil company executive brother uses every trick in the book to terminate her career and convince the world the threat to the climate posed by fossil fuel emissions isn't real.


To Dodge a Bullet

GENRES: Drama

U.S. announces deployment of space weaponry that would destabilize "MAD" - mutually assured destruction concept - that has allowed us to avoid nuclear war. Foreign countries decide US must be stopped, and activate moles that have been embedded in US: It's a race to save the planet with "good guys" hard to identify. 


SHENANIGANS!

GENRES: Independent

In the late 60's, US student arrives in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to study at fine arts college. A sequence of absurd, hilarious Coen Brothers-like events ensue! He's set up as a drug dealer and cops are after him, so he goes on the lam, hiding out at love interest/ fellow U.S. student's home in Mexico. It turns out her father is C.I.A. which puts him in more danger. Then they discover Neal Cassady's body on the train tracks (!)


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