COMPLETED FEATURE SCREENPLAYS
& TV SCRIPT WRITING PROJECTS
FEATURE FILM - DRAMA
Rewrite & Professional Screenwriter: Suzanne Gillis
A semi-true story based on one teenage girl's experience of being
abducted and forced into work in the sex trafficking industry of NYC
Independent Producer, Director & Writer Seayoon
SUNNYCREST FARM FOR BOYS
ONE-HOUR TV SERIES DRAMA - 1960's
TV Series Development & TV Script Writers: Suzanne Gillis & Micheal Jackson
Based on True Story in the early 1960's in Lancaster, PA a 12-year-old boy is recruited by a Quaker Woman who runs a special agricultural farm program located in Lancaster County PA. The Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys was founded by a group of Quakers in the 1800s in an effort to take inner city negro boys out of the projects in North Philadelphia and place them in a protected environment where they learn how to grow their own food, maintain the farm and experience nature. Most of the boys are orphans and after a three-year period, are either placed with permanent homes or sent back to the inner cities. Micheal Jackson, the boy who this story is based on, now runs a similar program in North Philadelphia for inner city boys who are 'at risk' and who are currently being educated in farm life and agriculture after school.
Based on the book FROM HELL AND BACK written by Micheal Jackson
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Family Drama, Love Story
Story Development & Screenwriters: Suzanne Gillis & Jemal Idris
A wealthy Boston girl develops a severe weight problem after losing her mother at a young age. Years later, her father hires a young male co-worker with her with the specific goal of pay 'romantic attention' to her in an effort to get her motivated enough to lose weight. The plan works until the man falls in love with his bosses daughter and insists on telling her the 'truth' about why he was hired by her father.
Based on screenplay and story idea by Jemal Idris
THE INVISIBLE WAR
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Supernatural, Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Story Development & Screenwriters: Suzanne Gillis & Jessie Battle
Jesse Battle, a Manhattan Security Officer and struggling black artist finds himself in the battle of his life for his unsaved 'soul' when a female demon from Trinidad, Simone Bleu, suddenly enters his life and does everything she can -- including using her Obeah black magic powers -- to try to stop Jesse from fulfilling his
true purpose as God's 'Chosen Prophet'.
Based on the book 'THE ENDLESS HOUR' by Jesse Battle
MY GREY ALIEN
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Musical, Love Story, Sci-Fi Fantasy
Story Development & Screenwriters: Suzanne Gillis & Jeffrey West
A struggling Country Western Singer rescues an AWOL Alien who has run away from his home planet in order to be free enough to 'express' his true SELF. Soon the Alien transforms a small unknown Country Western band is overnight sensation only to prove that a musical career isn't nearly as important as the ability to discover and embrace one's true SELF!
Based on story, songs, and music by Jeff West
HALF-HOUR PRE-TEEN TV SERIES - Both Live & Animated
TV Series Development & TV Script Writers: Suzanne Gillis & Lennox Blackwell
A Pre-teen mix-raced girl is forced to take over her newly deceased father's famous catering business in London, only to find out that the kitchen is controlled by an ancient magical cookbook with unusual 'emotional healing qualities' to those who eat its ingredients -- and its many lively and talkative colorful 'kitchen' utensils.
Based on original story idea & characters by Lennox Blackwell
THE BIG THREE 'O'
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Semi-True, Action Adventure, Drama, Comedy
Story Development & Screenwriters: Suzanne Gillis & Tom Antista
A group of five male college students take an annual vacations tfor thirty years only to later embark on a middie crisis breakdown, during one such trip. The Canadian Big Bear Rain Forest is the backdrop for this unchartered trip that threatens both their safety and their tried and true friendships.
Based in part on true story by Tom Antista
THE PRIEST HUNTER
STORY DEVELOPMENT FOR A FEATURE SCREENPLAY
Period Drama, Action Adventure
Story Development: Suzanne Gillis & Tom Maquire
In 1700's Ireland where Catholic Priests are routinely hunted and killed for practicing their faith, two young boys engage in a secret betrayal that leads to the death of a local Catholic Priest. Years later, one of the boys has now become a notorious 'Priest Hunter' who assigned to hunt and kill his childhood friend who since returned to Ireland as a defiant Catholic Priest who is determined to both practices and resurrect his dying 'faith' to his brutalized and suppressed village people.
Based on story and characters ideas by Tom Maquire
FILM PARTNER MEDIA LIMITED & LONDON & DE FACTO FILMS
THE PHYSICS OF MURDER
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Thriller, Drama
Story Development & Screenwriters: Suzanne Gillis & Tom Briggs
A deeply insecure college professor who suffers by the hands of his overbearing highly acclaimed father is driven to despair and murder in order to prove his ‘worth’ about a doomed science project which results in costing him both his marriage and his life.
Original Story by Tom Briggs
Produced by Tom Briggs
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Action Adventure/Drama
Story Development & Screenwriters: Suzanne Gillis & John Steiner
A Boston firefighter suffers a tragic fall while on duty which costs him both his job and his marriage. Years later he sets out to find the arsonists who caused the fire that nearly cost him his life, and discovers they are two serial arsonists brothers who are still causing fires in the Boston and New England area.
Based in part on true story by John Steiner
THE KING’S ROOK
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Sci-Fi, Action Adventure, Suspense Thriller
Story Development & Rewrite by Professional Screenwriter: Suzanne Gillis
Two Asian brothers are torn apart as they are both recruited by various goverment and corrupt officals for their unique psychic powers. Soon one brother is dead while the other flies to LA to find out who killed his brother and why.
STELLAR FILMS - Producer Liv Thompson
WAR OF LIGHTS
ONE-HOUR DRAMA TV SERIES DEVELOPMENT
TV Show Development & TV Script Writers: Suzanne Gillis & Jeremy Levine
A young inventor named Nikola Tesla is headed to America where he soon finds himself employed by Edison himself, at Edison's famous Invention Factory located in New Jersey. The two start out as men with equal passions for advancing electricity for all America, but soon become both rivals and enemies as their personal ambitions and intellectual 'talents' increasingly collide.
Based in part on true story/developed by Jeremy Levine
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Family Drama, True Story
Story Development by Suzanne Gillis & Valerie Bruce
The real-life trouble of an American family raising an autistic daughter whose condition takes a turn for the worse during her teenage years, which threatens to institutionalize her against her families wishes.
Based on the Book ‘DAISY’ written by Valerie Bruce
MIRACLES OF GOD
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - True Story, Spiritual, Family Drama
Story Development & Screenwriters - Suzanne Gillis & Stephen Gyermeh
Real life story of about a boy who grew up in West Africa worshiping idols who later became a well-known Pastor with Christian ministries located around the world.
Based on Book ‘MIRACLES OF GOD’ – by Reverend Stephen Gyermeh
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Drama, True Story
Story Development & Screenwriters: Suzanne Gillis & Jackie Price
A black troubled teenage girl is abused by charismatic black Pastor at a small church in Detriot only to find out years later that the same Pastor is abusing her thirteen-year-old niece. The outcome is a very public trial where the Pastor is finally tried and sentenced to forty years in prison for similar stories of abuse against women.
Based on true story by Jackie Price
ON MY FATHER’S WINGS
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Suspense, Action, Drama based on True Story
Story Development & Screenwriters: Suzanne Gillis & Andrew Angelo
Real life drama about of a young commercial pilot in the early 1970's who
struggles to land a twin-engine plane with no electrical equipment and no visibility
during a horrific storm while all the airports on the entire Eastern Atlantic
Seaboard were shut down due to the extreme weather.
This story is based on a true the FAA rescue mission.
Based on true story and notes by Andrew Angelo
FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Period Drama, Suspense based on Book
Story Editor & Script Writers: Suzanne Gillis & Jadish Goswarmi
In the early 1940’s, a young Jewish family finally finds the means to escapes Holland during the Nazi occupation while being hidden as on a cargo ship bound for South America. Soon afterward they discover that they are being followed by a deeply disturbed and troubled Nazi Officer who will do anything he can to stop them and bring them back to Holland.
Based on the Book ‘FREEDOM’S EDGE’ by Doctor Jagdish Goswami
FEATURE SCREENPLAY DEVELOPMENT - Bible Story, Part-Fiction
Story Development & Script Writer: Suzanne Gillis
The story of Mary Magdala, a social outcast in her hometown of Magdala, Israeli who ends up becoming the thirteenth disciple of Jesus of Nazareth.
Project not completed