Emmett Saunders

Emmett Saunders

Screenwriter

Lynchburg, Virginia

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September 2016
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About Emmett

Screenwriter:
30 screenplays (various genres)
Musical Librettist
A CHRISTMAS REIGN, collaboration with Maine composer Tim Janis
Author
5 books – THE BELL WISHERS (children’s fantasy), LIFE WINDS (poetry anthology), CRATERS OF THE SUN (sci-fi anthology), REINDEER ON THE ROOFTOP (Christmas story anthology), and THE SHAMROCK RUNNER (adult suspense thriller).
Productions and Awards
My one-act play TO THE HEAVENS won the Collaborative Artists Ensemble
national competition and was produced on stage at the Gardner Stages in Hollywood, California, as part of Summerplay 2008 under the direction of Meg Wallace.

My screenplay for DARK INTENT was adapted from an award-winning
short story that won third place in Virtual Ireland’s International Short Story
competition.
My writing has been acclaimed by such notables as the late entertainer
Danny Thomas, actress Ann Jillian, the late actor Richard Burton and the
forever cherished Princess Diana.
Short video promos are available to view at my film company: HOME SHIRE FILMS, https://www.facebook.com/homeshirefilms.net/?ref=notif¬if_t=page_fan¬if_id=1484612352423394

Loglines

  • DARK INTENT

    DARK INTENT Thriller A young career woman returns to her family home only to be stalked by death at every turn.

  • ITEM 14

    ITEM 14 Thriller A blind dinner date erupts into an all-out war of revenge over a deceased lover.

  • JUDGE RAGE

    JUDGE RAGE Sci-fi A modern-day judge accidentally gains superpowers to thwart crime from both sides of the judicial bench.

  • CALL TO ORDER

    CALL TO ORDER Thriller A female Speaker of the House assumes the presidency to stop a three-pronged terrorist attack against the U.S.

  • A MIDNIGHT'S TALE

    A MIDNIGHT'S TALE Horror An agnostic Chicago newspaper editor battles Satan to recover five bargained souls.

  • TRUEPOINT

    TRUEPOINT Sci-fi Two kidnapped couples journey through the Bermuda Triangle into critical confrontation with supernatural and real world enemies to survive on a strange island

  • TEN OAKS

    TEN OAKS Drama Deep South nursing home residents uncover a political scheme to close the institution and must unite to find a means of keeping their senior living arrangement solvent.

  • PETER PAN

    PETER PAN Fantasy A boy who never grew up finds a perfect storyteller mother for his tribe of lost boys in Neverland.

  • LOVE SITE

    LOVE SITE Drama Two divorced legendary film stars reunite for one final film performance while being stalked by an assassin bent on destroying the project and their lives.

  • THE BELL WISHERS

    THE BELL WISHERS Family Two children on a shared family vacation find a magic bell, summoning a marvelous traveling cloak that whisks them into dangerous adventure on a mysterious island.

  • SHILLELAGH

    SHILLELAGH Family St. Patrick's walking stick provides one wish to each recipient in the direst moments of life.

  • THE SHAMROCK RUNNER

    THE SHAMROCK RUNNER Thriller Escaping the violence of his homeland, an Irish widower with two teenagers relocates to an American southern town stalked by a deranged British physician who unleashes supernatural powers against them.

  • QUIET ROLLING

    QUIET ROLLING Mystery A modern-day film crew, trying to reboot a 1950's TV pilot, must uncover a decades-old murder plot that destroyed the original production and now threatens the new one with the same fate.

  • SKYE DIAMONDS

    SKYE DIAMONDS Romance A top Hollywood stunt card driver returns from a fatal car crash to keep her fiancé from falling into the hands of a murderous vixen.

  • WINDOW KILL

    WINDOW KILL Thriller A hospital intern's chance for romance with a junkyard manager turns deadly when a supernatural clown stalks her in a trailer park.

  • THE MASTER'S FACE

    THE MASTER'S FACE Mystery A stranger on the doorstep of a family’s holiday celebration gets drawn into a bizarre murder plot.

  • BETTING RED

    BETTING RED Romance With casino mobsters stalking him, a three-time lottery-winning statistician must choose between a fortune and the love of his life: a classically-trained pianist and her daughter.

  • AT THE BELL

    AT THE BELL Drama A new elementary school gym instructor battles a madman when the students become targets for destruction.

  • TIMESTREAM

    TIMESTREAM Sci-fi A group of international scientists, conducting time experiments in the upper atmosphere, get blown into the future by saboteurs detonating three thermo-nuclear bombs.

  • DEAR CHILD

    DEAR CHILD Historical The story of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel who faced religious oppression, gender repression and sibling rivalry before finally garnering recognition as the first female master coomposer in modern musical society.

  • MOON BABIES

    MOON BABIES Sci-fi Three abandoned supernatural kittens, left on a retired 911 dispatcher's doorstep, hold the key to prevent world destruction at the hands of a time manipulator.

  • THE IMMORTALS

    THE IMMORTALS Sci-fi Discovery of an ancient artifact initiates the overthrow of all global religion, unleashing supernatural war between devils and angels.

  • IT PAYS THE BILLS

    IT PAYS THE BILLS Comedy Three sisters running a small inherited talent agency, find casting calls for creative talent while resolving real-life situations with their own skills.

  • INFORMATION, PLEASE

    INFORMATION, PLEASE Comedy Sterling's department store, at the end of Washington International Airport's runway, copes with more than customers to stay solvent.

  • BAND TOGETHER

    BAND TOGETHER Comedy A 7/11 clerk gets her shot at stardom when a traveling cover band manager stops for gas, choosing her to replace the lead singer’s former girlfriend as lead singer.

  • WHITE GARLANDS

    WHITE GARLANDS Thriller An Irish detective turned priest unravels a centuries-old murder in the midst of a family crisis.

  • A CHRISTMAS REIGN

    A CHRISTMAS REIGN Musical A charity Santa collector is forced to realize the true meaning of Christmas when he encounters three wise businessmen and an angel on Christmas Eve.

  • TO THE HEAVENS

    TO THE HEAVENS Independent A young man, dying of AIDS, examines the meaning of his existence in the last ten minutes of his life.

Awards

  • 2011 Collaborative Artists Ensemble One Act Play

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