Janet Clarke

Janet Clarke

Shootin the Shorts
Screenwriter

New York City, New York

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January 2012
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About Janet

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    Janet Clarke is the founder of Shootin' the Shorts (STS) (https://simplyscriptsreviews.wordpress.com/). Geared to provide new scriptwriting talent with the exposure they need, STS curates high quality scripts and showcases them for indie directors searching for their next project. A growing, successful site, STS averages 3-4 script options per month.

    Janet (J.E. Clarke on IMDBPro.) is a prolific writer in several genres, and currently has two feature lengths in pre-production. Her work and credits can be seen at the following links:

    Website: http://www.philclarkejr.com/jec.html

    IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0329109/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Unique traits: Prolific. Intelligent horror, SF and other themes.

Loglines

  • (In) Equality

    (In) Equality Budget: $0 - $100K | Sci-fi Technology brings the ultimate solution to Social Inequality in the US.  But is everything truly as it seems?  Two young men on opposite sides of the tracks are about to find out... (Hard SF in the vein of Orphan Black - torn from bleeding edge news issues - terrorist and economic -  with a touch of X-Files on the side.)

  • Licensed

    Licensed Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama When served with divorce papers, a Nevada politician's wife is forced to make ends meet by becoming a brothel prostitute.  But will she survive her new career - and bond with the women who share her "life"?  Orange is the New Black - you ain't seen nothing yet!

  • Millennia

    Millennia Budget: $1M - $5M | Sci-fi A cyberneurologist must confront his wife and son - whose minds he transferred unwillingly into android bodies - in order to save them. A far reaching hard-SF tale, in the style of I-Robot and Arthur C. Clarke. 

  • Dead Cell

    Dead Cell Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller A doctor finds herself stranded on a train with a draining cell phone as her only lifeline; forced to choose between saving her daughter, or killing a stranger. 

  • The FAQS of Life According to Sara

    The FAQS of Life According to Sara Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy A tomboy horror buff finds her world crumbling when her parents separate, and she's bullied by the meanest girl at school.  Supported by her goth best friend, Sara attempts to survive the on-set of puberty... and every humiliation life can bring!  

  • Hopscotch

    Hopscotch Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Fleeing the massacre of her family, an old Obeah woman takes shelter in the Bronx.  But when she takes an abandoned brother and sister under her wing, she finds worse horrors (and redemption) lie in store. 105 pages.  An urban horror with soul... 

  • Selfie

    Selfie Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror When a bullying incident goes horribly wrong, a possessed cell phone transmits a fatal computer virus. 

  • Target Practice

    Target Practice Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror A movie crew travels to the backwoods to film an indie slasher.  Things go horribly wrong when the lead is accidentally killed.  And even worse when the deranged director decides to keep shooting - using the FX crew and cast as real victims!

  • The Doll

    The Doll Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror A reporter heads to a small town to investigate a missing person's report.  When she is kidnapped, her sister tries to find her... but falls into the clutches of an obsessed madman who turns his victims into living dolls... 

  • Quarantine Island

    Quarantine Island Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Four film students head to an abandoned island to film a documentary - but find that certain horrors have not yet been buried.... 90 pages.  Cowritten with Dena McKinnon.

  • Strange Specimens

    Strange Specimens Budget: $100K - $1M | Sci-fi Trapped in a mysterious metal chamber, several strangers from different parts of the world attempt to figure out why they're been imprisoned, by what force - and if they can hope to ever escape?

  • Vampire Teacher

    Vampire Teacher Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror Four fifth grade friends are terrified when they begin to suspect their new teacher's a vampire. But when classmates start to vanish, the situation gets far worse! A Goosebump's style kid's horror, co-written with Chris Shamburger.

  • Last Stop

    Last Stop Action Drama 7 strangers are trapped in a NYC subway car, following an accident that could be terrorist related. They survived the crash - but will they survive each other?

  • Mekka World

    Mekka World Action Adventure Family Sci-fi A family wins a vacation to a mysterious theme park run by robots, and owned by an eccentric billionnaire. It seems like a once-in-a-lifetime win...at least until the robots revolt. A tent-pole adventure for children of all ages; with send ups to SF classics such as Westworld, Jurassic Park and Jumanji.

  • Vegging Out

    Vegging Out Comedy A college girl and her friends take a vow to go veggie - and quickly discover that the lifestyle is wilder--and more complicated--than it seemed at first glance.

  • Territory

    Territory Horror A young girl volunteers for service in the Philippines, and finds herself embroiled in a world of sex, corruption and dark local legends...which may ultimately prove to be all too real.

  • Transgate

    Transgate Sci-fi James Kelman has a unique job - alien linguist for the S.S. Asimov, isolated on the outskirts of Saturn. As tensions build, Kelman and the crew face obstacles on all sides. Can the crew of the Asimov find middle ground, before the situation explodes?

  • The Nigerian Job

    The Nigerian Job Comedy Desperate for one last score, a down-and-out mercenary drags his team to the African continent. Will the mission be the ultimate payoff - or the last mistake in a lost list of failures? A send up of the action/commando genre, spoofing films from the 80s and beyond....

  • Stream of Consciousness

    Stream of Consciousness Sci-fi A breakthrough in technology makes telepathy possible. But is Dr. Saul Aaron's invention a path into the world of the mind? Or a glimpse into something far stranger?

  • Alien Liberation Front (A.L.F.)

    Alien Liberation Front (A.L.F.) Sci-fi Alien abductions ruined their lives. Now Dena, Mark and Kirk are on the run - and it'll take a rogue alien to save them.

  • Containment

    Containment Horror Six teenagers break into a storage facility, and discover a bio-weapon with horrific results. Will they survive the aftermath...and each other? A limited location horror in the tradition of Aliens, and John Carpenter's The Thing...

  • Bittersweet

    Bittersweet Horror A historian mourning the death of her daughter explores a once-flooded town - only to find that the ghosts of its murdered children have not yet been laid to rest.

Credits

  • Strangers Come A Knockin' 'Round Midnight

    Strangers Come A Knockin' 'Round Midnight (2018)
    Film Writer

  • Cured

    Cured (2016)
    Film Writer

  • Stream

    Stream (2015 - 2016)
    Film by Purryburry Productions Writer A breakthrough in technology makes telepathy possible. But is Dr. Saul Aaron's invention a path into the world of the mind? Or a glimpse into something far stranger? (Primer meets Flatliners)

  • Containment

    Containment (2015 - 2016)
    Film by Primestar Film Group/Mike Elliot Writer Zombie Teen Horror: A band of teenagers find more than they bargained for when they break into an isolated storage facility.

  • Woo

    Woo (1998)
    Film Miscellaneous Crew

  • Stag

    Stag (1997)
    Film Miscellaneous Crew

Awards

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for Neverland (TV Pilot)
    (2018)

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for Millennia (SF TV Pilot)
    (2017)

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for Plague (TV Pilot Thriller)
    (2016)

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for Hopscotch (Horror)
    (2016)

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for White Liight (Short)
    (2016)

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for Target Practice (Horror)
    (2015)

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for Quarantine Island (Horror)
    (2015)

  • Stage 32 Search for New Blood - Quarter Finalist for Bittersweet (Horror)
    (2014)

  • Page International - Semi Finalist for Containment (Horror)
    (2014)

  • Page International - Semi Finalist for Dead Cell (Thriller)
    (2014)

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for Last Stop (Thriller/Drama)
    (2014)

  • Page International - Quarter Finalist for Territory (Horror)
    (2013)

  • Austin Film Festival - Quarter Finalist for Territory (Horror)
    (2013)

Education

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