WALKING FREE: THE NELLIE ZIMMERMAN STORY (Biography) The real life story of Nellie Zimmerman, a deaf and blind woman living in Ohio in the 1900s, who was wrongly committed to a psychiatric hospital for nearly two decades.
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AWARDS: Worldfest- Houston International Film Festival - Bronze, Wiki Screenplay Contest - Finalist, Table Read My Screenplay - Top 100,
Fade In, PAGE and Page Turner Screenplays Genre - Quarter Finalist,
ONE-TRACK MIND: THE ROBERT R. YOUNG STORY (AKA UP A STEEP GRADE) (Biography) A fiery Texan battles banks, railroads, the government and depression in his crusade for modern coast-to-coast rail passenger service.
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Awards: Cannes Screenplay Contest - 1st Place, Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival - Bronze, Wiki Screenplay Contest - Honorable Mention, The Writer's Network - Quarterfinalist,
Capital Fund Screenplay Competition Hot 100 (Writer Interview at https://capitalfundscreenplaycompetition.com/carol-hoffman)
TYLER HUDSON'S CHRISTMAS EVE ADVENTURE (Family/Holiday/Action/Adventure) Santa's plan to boost his believability so it won't be everyone's last Christmas goes awry when his sleigh is hijacked with him, his elf and a disbelieving boy and his younger brother aboard on Christmas Eve.
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Awards: FEEDBACK Animation Film & Screenplay Festival - Winner (Scene Reading and Interview)
A/Exposure Script of the Month - Winner. Writers on the Storm - Finalist, Film in Arizona, WriteMovies.com, PAGE International Screenwriting - Semifinalist. Fade In Magazine, Wiki Screenplay Contest, The Writer's Network, Hollywood's Next Success, Scriptwriters Network, Stage 32 New Voices in Animation Screenwriting Contest - Quarterfinalist. FilmMakers.com/The Radmin Company - Honorable Mention. Austin Film Festival - First Round Finalist
THE BLACK HEART BOOK (Drama/Biographical/Period/Book Adaptation/Action/Adventure) A 19th century God-fearing farmer sins to gain power over his enemies, repents and turns the tables on the Devil.
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Awards: Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival - Bronze. Canes Screenplay Contest - Official Finalist. Wiki Screenplay Contest - Semifinalist. Adapted Screenplay Competition - Selected. Page Turner Screenplays First 15 Pages - Top 50. Page Turner Screenplays Drama, Story Pros, Stage 32 New Voices in Animation Screenwriting Contest - Quarterfinalist,
WILDsound Festival - Logline in the top 100 Screenplays of the Year and one of the best scripts to read for 2017 https://festivalfordrama.com/2018/01/30/drama-best-scene-reading-of-the-black-heart-book-by-carol-hoffman-and-rosezelle-boggs-qualls/
*Sixtysomething 2 (aka TWO BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS) (Romance/Comedy) Mass media and social media are all over the story when a missing senior bachelor hooks up with a widow and his never-married senior sister and the widow's brother fall in love while trying to stop a wedding.
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Awards: Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival - Gold. Wiki Screenplay Contest - Honorable Mention. The Writer's Network - Honorable Mention. Flagstaff Film Festival - Final Round
Script Saavy notes: "Scripts with well crafted older characters, especially older females, are few and far between, so a love story with strong characters like this could be a great opportunity for some strong talent to get involved. This story definitely speaks to the romantic comedy genre audience."
THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE (Romantic Comedy) When a homeless chef auditions for a cooking show he winds up on court TV instead, and his attorney discovers he was in a love triangle with his ex-fiancee and his client.
AWARDS- Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival - Gold. Wiki Screenplay Contest - Honorable Mention.
ALL THE WRONG MOVES (Romantic Comedy) A young wrestler, who is a klutz outside the ring, finds life becoming increasingly complicated when he lies about himself in order to date a wealthy young woman with a Ph. D.
Awards: Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival - Bronze, WriteMovies.com - Semifinalist, The Writer’s Network, PAGE International Screenwriting Contest, Stage 32 New Voices in Animation Screenwriting Contest - Quarterfinalist
TO WALK AMONG WOLVES Drama about a woman who is caught in the middle of a rift between her emotionally unstable twin sister and authoritative husband.
Awards: Hollywood & Vine Film Festival Selection Nominee, WriteMovies.com, American Accolades - Semifinalist, Script Open Door - First Round Finalist, The Writer's Network - Quarterfinalist
Script Savvy Feedback: "It's a story of ordinary people who do terrible things in backyard wars." "The mystery of Nora and the tension brought on through combined hatred and sympathy for Bobbie create an interesting relationship for any actress to want to play."
BLOCKHEAD (Dramedy/Family) A coming-of-age story about a teenager who tries to find his own identity and lift himself from the shadow of his baseball-playing family, a boy with Aspergers and their heartwarming journey of friendship.
Awards: WriteMovies.com - Semifinalist, The Writer's Network, PAGE International Screenwriting Contest, StoryPros - Quarterfinalist.