Staten Island Ferry Thriller: ESCAPE ON THE BAY, by Joe Simonelli

Title: ESCAPE ON THE BAY 

Written by: Joe Simonelli

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Type: Feature Screenplay

Logline: When a botched robbery in lower Manhattan forces three desperate men on board the Staten Island Ferry their only option is to commandeer the boat and try to figure out an exit strategy. But how do you escape from a slow moving vessel with over 800 hostages when you are being pursued by both Police and Coast guard helicopters and boats?!

Tag Line: When a quiet ride on the Staten Island Ferry just isn’t in the cards!

Website: www.joesimonelli.com 

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Get to know the short film: SEEDS, 12min, UK, Thriller/Sci-FI

Film playing at the Best of EUROPEAN Cinema FEEDBACK Film Festival. Thursday May 18th. 7pm. Downtown Toronto. Get your FREE Tickets

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A young female astronaut trains for the first expedition to Mars.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 30, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:35
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • Guillaume Fradin
    Director
  • Guillaume Fradin
    Writer
  • Noor Lawson
    Producer
  • Shanice Stewart-Jones
    Key Cast
    Director Statement

    Scientists are nowadays explorers. Whether they launch rockets in space, built submarines to explore the deepest oceans and work to understand how our brains and bodies work, they strive to break barriers.

    SEEDS is about one type of those scientists, the astronauts, whose curiosity to visit other planets leads them to make enormous sacrifices.

Thriller Logline of the Day: UNTHINKABLE TARGETS, by Francisco Ramos

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ACTORTitle: UNTHINKABLE TARGETS

Written by: Francisco Ramos

Type: Feature Film

Genre: Thriller, Crime

Logline: After losing their only daughter in a horrific elementary school mass shooting, a tormented family executes members of Congress until gun laws are changed.?

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2016 Short Screenplays

Watch the 2016 Winning Thriller/Suspense Winners performed by professional actors.

Submit your Thriller/Suspense Screenplay to the Festival: https://thrillersuspensefestival.com/

 

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – BLOOD DRIVE
December 2016 Reading
Written by Myka J. Friscia
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – HANGING OUT IN MALAYSIA
December 2016 Reading
Written by Wolfgang Schuler
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – VERONICA
December 2016 Reading
Written by Craig Griffiths
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – SAY YOU’RE SORRY
December 2016 Reading
Written by Despina Moraitou
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – CURIOUS BUDDIES
December 2016 Reading
Written by Janet Caulfied
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – COLLAPSE
December 2016 Reading
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – PRIME SUSPECT
October 2016 Reading
Written by Adam Dwyer

ACTORLONG SHORT Screenplay – THE SON, THE FATHER
October 2016 Reading
Written by Lukas Hass

ACTORLONG SHORT Screenplay – CUCKOLD PICASSO
October 2016 Reading
Written by James R. Adams II and Lance Larson

ACTORLONG SHORT Screenplay – NOTE TO SELF
October 2016 Reading
Written by Humayun Mirza

ACTORLONG SHORT Screenplay – TOGETHER
October 2016 Reading
Written by Jade Syed-Bokhari

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – IF I DIE
September 2016 Reading
Written by Jean Nicole Rivers

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – SOMETHING UNDER THE BED
August 2016 Reading
Written by Scott Pittock

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – DESPERATE CROSSING
August 2016 Reading
Written by Thomas Thorpe

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – RED DOT
August 2016 Reading
Written by Mark Richards

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – MATCHSTICK
August 2016 Reading
Written by Mike Fardy

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – MATERNAL FEAR
July 2016 Reading
Written by Stephen Milek

ACTORShort Screenplay – FIFTY FIVE SECONDS
May 2016 Reading
Written by Kwasi Mensah

ACTORShort Screenplay – TURN ON DESIRE
February 2016 Reading
Written by Lauren Hoekstra

ACTORShort Screenplay – FOR HOPE
February 2016 Reading
Written by Cindy Lee

ACTORShort Screenplay – THE NEW NEIGHBORS
January 2016 Reading
Written by Filippo Santaniello

ACTORShort Screenplay – US NAVY CINE-KODAK
January 2016 Reading
Written by Stephen M. Hunt

 

 

 

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Read the best of NEW THRILLER/SUSPENSE Feature Film Loglines:

Read the best of NEW THRILLER/SUSPENSE Feature Film Loglines:

CLICK the links and read the pitches:

THE BOARDER, by Blair Gibson


FEEDBACK, by Stuart Haag


BROOKDALE HAUNTINGS, by Rebecca Paniagua

A SEASON OF STRAWBERRIES, by Judy Bednarek

SIN, by April de Nyse

PATRIOTE PERIL, by Thomas Thorpe

FOX HUNT, by Robert McElherson

SOMEBODY’S KNOCKING, by Sherril M. Kinney

THE ORDER, by Ben Jacob

ALREADY IN, by Vince Jeffers

UNPARALLELED, by Liam McCann

10000 MISSISSIPPI, by Adelehin Ijasan

THE FULL MOON, by Lee Aurora


THE GOLDEN NIGHTINGALE, by Hammoudi Abdelouahab
QUEEN OF THE HIMALAYAS, by Purna Bahadur Rai Nachhring


ROLL THE DICE, by Lynn Winiarczyk


BEHIND 13, by Rebecca A. Raymer


ASCENT FUSION, by Ruslan Tlif


TWO FINS ON A FISH, by Kent Flaagan


SALVAGE AND RECOVERY THE HEIST, by Lynn Winiarczy


THE CANCUN INCIDENT, by Lynn Winiarczyk


DREXLER, by Carlton L. Winston
FOXHUNT, by Emily Schooley


IN 10 DAYS, by Kevin Goodson
OMINOUS, by Kyle Stuck
FAIR DEALING, by Pinakee Sher
SEASIDE, by George Pacich


LIGHTLESS, by Dhruv Kanungo


INTO THE SMOKE, by Robert O’Sullivan


BEDLAM ON THE RAILS, by Wayne Johnson


FIEND, by Andrew Samuelsen


BED OF LIES, by Lani Aisida


PRIVATE DUDDELS, by Thobias Dhaeyere
MODERN PERSECUTION, by Jennifer Cole


THE DELIVERY, by Jayson Amoroso


DEVIL’S ISLAND, by Matthew Riehl


AXPLAR, by Jelena Janjic


CLARION, by PR Mitchell


THORNE, by Sean Williams


OPPRESSED, by Jeff Thompson


ROBOTOPIA, by Chad Bowman


SET FOR LIFE, by Jason Rist


LACUNA, by Steve Walters


A BOY AND HIS SOLDIER, by Spencer Guerrero


BLOODSPITE, by Fleurette M. Van Gulden


SURVIVING DESTINY, by Doris Lee


LUMP SUM, by Messan Amlon


PRESUMPTION OF GUILT, by Alisha Williams


THE LITTLE GIRL, by Heidi Thatcher-Nalley

 

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VOICELESS, by Janice Foster

PREDACEOUS, by Omar Sheikh

BABY BUX, by Kieran Faloone

EMBRACING JOHN GREY, by Brent Jordan

THE MYSTERY OF THE FIFTH GOSPEL, by April Mae M. Berza

CITY OF SKELETONS, by Robert Robinson

DREAMLAND, by Brian Stead

THE ILLUSION OF TIME, by Rebecca Bussanmas

CHASING REDEMPTION, by Daniel Douglas

UNTHINKABLE TARGETS, by Francisco Ramos

2015 Winning Thriller/Suspense Novels

Submit your Thriller/Suspense Novel to the Festival Today: https://thrillersuspensefestival.com/deadline-for-thrillersuspense-novel-festival/

Watch the Winning Thriller/Suspense Novels for 2015:

ACTORChapter 1 NOVEL Reading: RED STORM
July 2015 Reading
Written by Thom Tate

SCREENPLAYChapter 1 Novel: WHAT IF ITS ALL BEEN A LIE
August 2015 Reading
by Nancy Arant Williams

SCREENPLAYNovel Transcript: NORTH HALL
September 2015 Reading
by Julian Lev

SCREENPLAY1st Chapter: THE DECISION
April 2015 Reading
Written by C.P. Munro