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    BIG field of loglines this time around! I'm posting them early before the Midnight deadline tonight (because I don't want to be up until 3 am!). I'll add any entries that come in between now and midnight. Thank you to all the writers who entered. Don't forget to VOTE!!!

    VOTING
    WEDNESDAY, SEPT 22 - FRIDAY, SEPT 24


    ANYONE CAN VOTE - EVEN IF YOU DIDN'T ENTER THE CONTEST
    Send your votes for your TOP THREE LOGLINES (1st, 2nd and 3rd place) to "bioprofessor" via DDP messaging.

    Please include the LOGLINE NUMBER in your message


    Entrants cannot vote for their own logline

    1st Place vote = 3 points
    2nd Place vote = 2 points
    3rd place vote = 1 point





    1 Genre: Noir
    Location: Rural town
    Central Object: Whistle
    Title: Whistleblower


    2 Genre: Comedy
    Location: Rural town
    Central Object: Jewelry Box
    Title: The Jewelry Box


    3 Genre: Drama/Adventure (animated)
    Location: Zoo
    Central Object: Boat
    Title: Zuri Goes Home
    A group of eccentric zoo animals must put aside their differences to return their beloved and dying friend, Zuri the gorilla, back to his homeland in the Congo.

    4 Genre: Sci-fi
    Location: Zoo
    Central Object: Bicycle
    Title: You Had Me at Honk Honk
    A mechanical alien, tasked with destroying the Earth, must instead save it when he falls in love with the zoo keeper's bicycle.

    5 Genre: Horror
    Location: Hotel room
    Central Object: Candle
    Title: The Guttering Candle
    In a post apocalyptic world, a mother's only hope to keep the shrieking horror at bay is a burning candle, and her toddler thinks it's his birthday.

    6 Genre: Sci-fi
    Location: Rural town
    Central Object: Whistle
    Title: The Whistler
    In a dismal village devastated by plague and famine, a young woman finds a magical tin whistle that can rebuild lives, but can she convince the others to believe in its music?

    7 Genre: Horror
    Location: Hotel room
    Central Object: Jewelry box
    Title: An Eye For An Eye
    A self-absorbed socialite is accosted by a blind, old man, who offers her a reward if she keeps his jewelry box until morning, but she must not open it.

    8 Genre: Western
    Location: Rural town
    Central Object: Cake
    Title: A Cake for Ella
    A widower rancher, desperate to cheer up his morose daughter, rides into town in search for a birthday cake and finds what they really need.

    9 Genre: Sci-fi
    Location: Beach
    Central Object: Boat
    Title: Captain
    A homeless drunk is ridiculed when he describes an unseen ship anchored offshore, but is vindicated when its occupants appear.

    10 Genre: Comedy
    Location: Rural town
    Central Object: Hammer
    Title: Only The Worthy
    A mysterious hammer appears in the main street of Buttsville MO, Pop. 57, and no one can move it. When the press catches wind of this, the small town fills with whackjob government agents and seedy media people including a disgraced TV host who sees a chance to relaunch his career. The town's spunky young postmistress fends off his unwanted advances as she hurriedly researches Norse mythology, hoping to find a way for life to return to normal.

    11 Genre: Action
    Location: Bakery
    Central Object: Cake
    Title: Icing On The Cake
    When a Mafia don orders a wedding cake from a local baker whose late father owed the don a debt, the young baker pulls out all the stops, while trying not to fall for the beautiful bride-to-be who's desperate to escape her upcoming marriage to the don's brutish son, who intends to take over the family business with a bang.

    12 Genre: Horror
    Location: Circus
    Central Object: Bicycle
    Title: With The Greatest Of Ease
    Long-time favorite trapeze bike clown Bobo finds his spotlight eclipsed when a new clown joins the circus, riding the high wire on his unicycle and earning adulation from the crowds and from Bobo's ex-girlfriend, beautiful tiger-tamer Madge. Bobo must add more and more death-defying stunts to his act to keep up, while he digs deeper into his rival's mysterious past to unearth skeletons that will destroy him, unaware of the dark consequences that lie ahead for everyone.

    13 Genre: Horror
    Location: Zoo
    Central Object: Whistle
    Title: DOG WHISTLE


    14 Genre: Comedy
    Location: Hotel
    Central Object: Hammer
    Title: A Little Help
    A depressed hotel manager, whose boutique family owned NYC hotel is failing, takes a hammer to one of his hotel rooms and discovers that behind the wall are tiny creatures that have been living inside the walls since the hotel was built. The creatures help him fix up the hotel and make it a hit, so him and his family don't lose everything, because it's their home too and they don't want it demolished by a new owner.

    15 Genre: Action
    Location: Ski slope
    Central Object: Fish
    Title: Fish Out of Water
    A guest at a ski resort and off duty cop who hates the cold/snow must save a 12-year-old girl from terrorists who are out to find her among the guest because her father has given her a way to access his bank accounts. It turns out to be a fish necklace worn by his daughter around her neck at all times that holds the secrets that will help unlock her father's wealth.

    16 Genre: Comedy
    Location: Outer space
    Central Object: Cake
    Title: Space Cake
    An astronaut discovers that the only way to save the human race is to teach a group of business minded aliens how to bake a cake on their planet because they want to take over Earth just to use its resources to make cakes for the galaxy at low, low prices.

    17 Genre: Drama
    Location: Rural Town
    Central Object: Fish
    Title: Forecasting Fish
    A retired meteorologist new to a rural Bible Belt town finds himself persecuted when he explains scientifically why fish rained down from the heavens.At nighttime, a Bonobo chimpanzee seizes the opportunity to explore the world outside her zoo when she spies an unlocked bicycle near a fence.

    19 Genre: Sci-Fi
    Location: Outer Space
    Central Object: Jewelry Box
    Title: Treasures Among The Stars


    20 Genre: Western
    Location: Rural Town
    Central Object: Hammer
    Title: Shooting Irons


    21 Genre: Horror
    Location: Bakery
    Central Object: Cake
    Title: The Cake at the Wake
    Without telling his partner, a bakery owner makes a deal with a dying porn star he'll make a cake for her wake of her nude... with her in it.

    22 Genre: Musical
    Location: Beach
    Central Object: Boat
    Title: Thespian Tendencies
    High school outcasts with theatrical talent transform a wrecked wooden boat on a beach into a stage for a musical of famous shipboard movie scenes.

    23 Genre: Noir
    Location: Circus
    Central Object: Whistle
    Title: Whistling Dixie


    24 Genre: Musical
    Location: Zoo
    Central object: Fish
    Title: So Zoo Me!


    25 Genre: Sci-Fi
    Location: Outer space
    Central object: Fish
    Title: The Fish Gods of Little Egg Harbor, NJ
    Amphibious aliens seize fish from an experiment aboard an AI-controlled laboratory ship in outer space, splice their alien genes into them, then send the fish to Earth.

    26 Genre: Drama
    Location: Circus
    Central Object: Jewelry box
    Title: The Jewelry Box


    27 Genres: Horror, Noir
    Locations: Hotel Room, Rural Town
    Central Objects: Jewelry Box, Hammer
    Title: DAMNED IF YOU DO

    Stranded by a blizzard on the outskirts of a remote village, a woman on the lam spends her last dollar on a seedy hotel room. Inside the room, she finds a suitcase containing a bloody hammer, and an ornate jewelry box filled with human teeth. The blood on the hammer is still fresh. It's deadly cold outside. She can't call the police-- or turn to anyone who might contact the police. And one of these strangers is a killer with a key to her room. What's a poor girl to do?
    Last edited by bioprofessor; 09-22-2021, 12:59 AM.
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