Spec Screenplays/Series Pilots

SCREENPLAYS

(NOTE: All script are completed)

Walk it Off

A wealthy literary writer’s wife and child are killed. Shattered, he hits the road, lives as a hobo, trying to escape the pain.  All along, a murderous shadow follows him, created by his own writing. [96 pages]

Escape to the Fields

Fifty years of a family’s story through the oldest sister, then youngest brother as her cancer, his alcoholism, and suicide attempt bring to light a long-held family secret. [84 pages]

Dori & 17th

A drunk driver hits a father, son and daughter, and the father dies.  Two years later, a graphic video of the accident surfaces on the internet shatters an already fragile family. [100 Pages]

Little Distance

An isolated, naïve young woman stuck in a backward society connects to a world-weary psychologist through a lost phone, and the battery is dying. [89 pages]

Every Port

Three women, one in England, in Argentina and in Spain, receive a copy of the same souvenir spoon.  Why?  Then they get the box inviting them first to Argentina then to Nepal.  Who is at the end of the road? [74 Pages]

Additional spec scripts:

  • [short] Colonial Lie: Jimmy seeks sanctuary in a church from a mob hitman, there he’s greeted by two angels who argue for his soul. Will he be redeemed, damned, or is there a third option, the truth of his indigenous heritage.
  • [short] Recompense: a man who lost his father, sister and leg in a hit and run accident at 17, has an appointment with a new physiotherapist who turns out to be the man who drove the truck that hit them.

SERIES PILOTS

Turn of the Hourglass

A matriarch of a crime family is dying, then she meets a scientist who discovered a form of immortality. Only she must die first.

Cora – Danielle

An account of two women wrestling with life, love and self while enduring two contrasting eras: the chaotic challenges of the present day and the regressive age for women in the early 1900s.

Story by Wendy Methot and DC Lessoway
Scripts by DC Lessoway

Reborn

Destitute Alex Green, 92, has a choice.  Live out the time he has left or be sent back into his ten-year-old body and relive his life, but with 92 years of experience and knowledge of the future.

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