Stephen J. Smith

Stephen J. Smith

Screenwriter

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Member Since:
February 2012
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About Stephen

Loglines

  • THE LAST STRAW

    THE LAST STRAW Drama Historical When an accident leaves only the thirteen year old son of an Italian-American homesteader to transport his family’s harvest to the trading hub across state lines, the boy's perilous journey on the unforgiving road prepares him to finally confront the abusive father who waits for his return back home.

  • ABANDON SHIP!

    ABANDON SHIP! Comedy Romance When his overbearing girlfriend gives an ultimatum to propose or get lost, a lovelorn man tries to work up the balls to commit on a five-day cruise, only to discover the ex who shattered his heart is also on board and desperate to win him back.

  • THE CRYING ROOM

    THE CRYING ROOM Crime Thriller When a damaged medical examiner discovers a pattern in a series of murders, she becomes the target of a sadistic serial killer whose every new kill seems to be aimed at exposing her life’s darkest secret.

  • SLEEPWALKERS

    SLEEPWALKERS Horror Thriller Unable to cope with his brother’s suicide, an insomniac begins taking an experimental sleeping pill and finds himself falling in love with a beautiful woman he believes is a hallucination, only to learn that she is a creature whose appearance is formed by his altered imagination and her race is being hunted by the company producing his drug.

  • HERO COMPLEX (Pilot)

    HERO COMPLEX (Pilot) Action Adventure Comedy Series Logline: When a team of overconfident, inexperienced heroes with arguably super powers forms an experimental branch of the skeptical police force in a city that doesn’t respect them, their daily struggle to endure the banality of office life and earn their stripes proves just as daunting as handling the dangers of battling crime in costumes assembled on a budget. THE OFFICE meets WATCHMEN.

  • MOUSE HAUNT

    MOUSE HAUNT Animation Comedy Family When a group of mischievous mice learn their dusty mansion has been bought by trendy bed-and-breakfast tycoons, they devise a scheme to fake a haunting and send the new owners screaming.

  • X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

    X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-fi The X-Men face their worst crisis yet when an ancient mutant bent on erasing humankind frames one of the X-Men’s own in a public assassination attempt that leaves Professor Xavier infected with a biological weapon, paving the way for anti-mutant hysteria and the introduction of an army of mutant hunting robots.

Awards

  • BlueCat Screenplay Competition; Quarterfinalist (The Hard Way)
    (2013)

  • Nicholl Fellowship Screenwriting Contest; Top 10% (The Hard Way)
    (2012)

  • The Writers Place Screenplay Contest; Finalist (The Hard Way)
    (2012)

  • The Script-a-thon Contest; Overall Winner (Abandon Ship!)
    (2011)

  • Bluecat Screenplay Competition; Quarterfinalist (The Crying Room)
    (2009)

  • Nicholls Fellowship Contest; 3 Recommends (The Crying Room)
    (2009)

  • Creative Screenwriting CS Open; Top 10 Finalist
    (2008)

  • Nicholl Fellowship Screenwriting Contest; Top 20% (Sleepwalkers)
    (2007)

  • Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition; Semifinalist (Sleepwalkers)
    (2007)

  • Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition; Semifinalist (Sleepwalkers)
    (2007)

  • Creative Screenwriting AAA Contest; Quarterfinalist (Sleepwalkers)
    (2007)

  • Scriptapalooza TV Screenwriting Competition; Quarterfinalist (Pilot: The Expendables)
    (2007)

  • Slamdance Screenwriting and TV Competition; Quarterfinalist (Pilot: The Expendables)
    (2007)

  • Script Magazine Thrills and Chills Contest; Finalist (Sleepwalkers)
    (2005)

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