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The Glades Rudocks
30 minutes - Seasons 1 & 2 (17 Episodes) now available
When their ne'er-do-well rivals are released from prison and out for revenge, married stoner couple Happy and Ranch Rudock must stay one step ahead of the law and their enemies while hatching hare-brained schemes and confronting empty nest syndrome in Everglades National Park.
*Semifinalist - International TV Pilot Awards
An English outlaw and his dim-witted best friend are arrested and sent to a remote island in the Atlantic Ocean, where they join a gaggle of military misfits working as prison guards for the exiled Napoleon Bonaparte.
*Quarterfinalist - Bull City International Film Festival
A convicted elephant thief is released from jail and has to maintain a job at a 3D printer company in order to keep her deranged ex-boyfriend from building a circus on her parents' land.
Dick & Shawn Are Miserable
*Honorable Mention - New York Screenwriting Awards
A nonbinary Internet celebrity and a crotchety widower become unlikely partners at a marijuana farm when they receive the same bizarre revelation from their Spirit Guide: You can't die until you find true happiness - but once you find true happiness, you die.
Porter Ranch DMV
*Quarterfinalist - Page Turner Screenplays - Comedy TV Pilot Competition
In the 1920s, a small town in Southern California represents the last bastion of the infamous Wild West - until two government agents (and former lovers) with their own baggage arrive to whip the area into shape and bring its folksy population kicking and screaming into the 20th century.
The life and times of Melvin, an anxious cell growing up in the “primordial soup” of 530 million years ago, as he navigates the absurdities of microscopic society, relationships with friends and family members, and his ill-fated efforts to woo the algae of his dreams.
My Dimensional Battle With Benjamin Harrison
The devoted butler to outgoing U.S. President Grover Cleveland is told to “keep everything the same until we come back in four years”, but in order to prevent the new commander-in-chief from transforming the White House, he has to manipulate space, time and the fabric of reality.
A high school football coach slash Lyft driver slash stoner slash entrepreneur who half-assed his whole life in small-town Arizona has to grow up in a hurry alongside his eye-rolling older sister, the captured son of a Russian terrorist, the town’s wannabe Spider-Man, and his pregnant girlfriend who may or may not be his second cousin.
In a near-future America where masturbation has been outlawed, one clueless newsworker with a strange gift goes on the run with his best friends and finds himself leading a sex-positive resistance army as their “Chosen One”.