Loglines & Screenplays by Anthony Fertino

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Nycto (Short)

GENRES: Thriller, Drama

A young man returns home after receiving mental help to overcome nyctophobia, fear of darkness. He strains to find peace with his father, when it becomes clear his condition may not have been completely cured. 8 pp, 1 location.


Vicious (Short)

GENRES: Thriller

A young woman moves into a new apartment to pursue a career in psychology and the love life she desires, opposing her parents entirely. Soon, she believes her new neighbor may be dangerous. 14 pp, 3 locations @ 1 Apt. Complex.


Cold (Short)

GENRES: Thriller, Drama

A teenage girl suffers from a condition that keeps her blood abnormally cold, trapping her in a temperature-regulated bedroom—but the cause may actually be paranormal. 8 pp, 1 location.


Menace (Short)

GENRES: Thriller, Drama

A teenager, adjusting to life after an abusive father, finds herself at odds with her mother when she believes she’s being haunted. But the threat may be far worse than a ghost in the night. 20 pp, 3 locations.


Marionette (Short)

GENRES: Thriller, Horror, Drama

Debra and Peter argue about her infidelity while out camping, when they’re accosted by a Demon Hunter who claims Debra’s possessed and dangerous. When they miraculously escape, Peter grows suspicious of his wife. Twist ending; 10 pp, 2 locations.


Cheated (Short)

GENRES: Romance, Drama

After a young woman's husband dies in an accident, she guiltily visits her ongoing lover to end their lesbian affair. 4 pp, 1 location.


Traversed (Short)

GENRES: Sci-fi, Thriller

Robert struggles with paranoia and night terrors involving a slowly advancing demon. It may be grief over his estranged, recently dead father, or genuinely supernatural. His relationship with his brother and a new girlfriend are quickly strained. 15 pp, 4 locations.


Alibi (Short)

GENRES: Thriller

After a shy young woman has a one night stand, she awakes to find her partner gone—and framed for murder on the news. She is his only alibi, putting her in the real killer's crosshairs. 12 pp, 2 locations.


Ravager (Short)

GENRES: Sci-fi, Thriller

Susan, captive of a mysterious and dangerous man, steals an opportunity to contact her brother for help. Unfortunately, there may be more to her captor than expected. 7 pp, 1 location.


Poisoned (Short)

GENRES: Thriller, Horror

A rich, sickly teenager suspects his home nurse has been poisoning him. 5 pp, 1 location.


Clandestine Wrath (Short)

GENRES: Action, Sci-fi

After Eleanor witnesses a UFO crash, her mother is killed and her sister is kidnapped. Kevin—who has a personal vendetta against those responsible—rescues and joins Eleanor, to stop the evil agency in the name of revenge and family. 22 pp, Multiple Locations.


Divided

GENRES: War, Drama

An isolated African-American family discovers the country's been in a second civil war for months. After their father dies, teenage Carmela and her little brother must survive at their house in the woods as the nearby town becomes a war zone.


Shrouded Fathoms

GENRES: Sci-fi, Horror, Drama

After a family in Florida loses their home, they move in with an insufferable relative—a secluded, racist poacher. Chaos ensues when they provoke a strange, nearby creature that is abnormally adaptive.


The Plunge

GENRES: Action, Thriller, Comedy

The newly engaged Alan and Kelly, an aspiring musician and a chef, are framed for killing a diplomat and bumble through a series of farcical, perilous events and absurd conspiracies.


The Night of the Reaper

GENRES: Horror

80's teenager Amelia, a Hispanic loner, runs away after her stepfather beats her. She's subsequently trapped at a motel, when police secure the area to catch a killer who uses a treated human spine as a scythe.


Long Since Gone

GENRES: Drama, Sci-fi

A.I. Mabel undergoes sex slavery in the near-future, survives an outlaw’s life, plays witness to her creator’s trial, finds love, sees nuclear winter, then travels space with evolved A.I.


The Hearts of Bad People

GENRES: Action, Drama, Thriller

Ethan, secretly ex-CIA, survives a murder plot by his unfaithful wife which could have hurt their son—so he impulsively hunts down her and her lover, while a tough female detective becomes involved.


A Furious Thirst to Quench

GENRES: Action, Drama, Western

In an America fifty years without drinkable water, a young scientist liberates herself from rape-slavery to stop her ex-partner’s business of converting humans into water and food.


Fateful Heritage: Reawakening

GENRES: Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi

The last of humanity is shipwrecked on an eternally raining exoplanet, which bestows powers on some of the population. Centuries later, a ruthless prince commits patricide and occupies all three territories, forcing a young hero to embark on a perilous journey to rescue his home and imprisoned true love.


Christmas Whimsy

GENRES: Comedy, Fantasy

A toy commercial with subliminal images causes everyone to act naughty. Except sarcastic pre-teen Emilie, who's protected by a magical, temperamental creature secretly living in her closet, who she joins to reverse the effects and save Christmas.


The Oracle of Nightmares

GENRES: Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi

A struggling young journalist copes with having an ill mother, and a troubled relationship. She unites with a Mothman hunter when tragedy strikes Los Angeles and her personal life—possibly predicted or caused by the creature.


Haunt Me No More

GENRES: Horror

A family must survive after escaping an actually haunted house, constructed by a murderer who uses every Halloween to deliberately purge the demons that haunt him onto innocent visitors.


The History of the End

GENRES: Action, Drama

A young woman has a secret lesbian relationship during a third term of the same authoritarian president, throughout which political bedlam, climate issues, and a cold war reach a breaking point.


Birds

GENRES: Action, Romance, Sci-fi

After a struggling young actor moves in with his judgmental uncle, he falls for an unavailable, lovely blonde journalist. When unexplained bird attacks escalate, inciting the worst of humanity, he traverses all of Los Angeles to get to her.


Unbridled Romance

GENRES: Drama, Romance, Thriller

After falling in love with Madeleine, who suffers from DID and is alternately violent and the girl of his dreams, James slowly comes unhinged as he fails to cope or fix her.


Midnight Revival

GENRES: Thriller

Two Nevada tales of horror and evil, tied by a fake trailer. Carnal: A young poverty-stricken black girl is forced to the city’s underbelly after accidentally blackmailing an impotent serial killer. Lovely/Cataclysm/Whimsical: a post-apocalyptic tale follows a serial killer’s comeuppance by a world finally turned more evil than he.


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