Feature Drama Screenplays
The Corner (Andi Reiss) : Thriller
Daniel Boyd, a forty-eight year old banker has returned to the family home in New York after more than twenty years working in London and the Middle East. With the recent death of his mother, he has agreed to oversee the sale of the house.
Fifteen years previously, in a bar in London at the beginning of 2003, Daniel had been approached by the CIA to organise the extradition of millions of US Dollars from the Bank of Baghdad, at the height of the Iraq war.
Now back home, the memories of that year come back to haunt him in his childhood home and Daniel quickly falls into a state of psychosis. But is this mental condition a symptom of his recent adventures or a result of much deeper incidences.
Length: 78 mins
Malfi (Andi Reiss) : A reworking of John Webster’s macabre story of corruption, misuse of power, revenge, deception,the status of women and the consequences of their assertion of authority.
Golden Sun. Mr Moon (Andi Reiss) : Twelve year old Isis Cadabra suffers from Xeroderma Pigmentoseum, an inherited condition characterised by an extreme sensitivity to ultraviolet rays from sunlight. A chance encounter on the ‘Based Upon A True Dream’ website, brings Isis in touch with Robert, a twelve year boy living at the Shingwellwish Children’s hospital in the highlands of Scotland. Under the supervision of Doctor Zish, Shingwellwish has been at the forefront of CP diagnosis and treatment for over 60 years. It offers many therapies and interventions that can improve the function of children with this condition. However, with the ever present shortage of funding, Doctor Zish is struggling to keep the residential clinic open.
Yet, the picturesque highland town holds a secret, and the Gypsy Camp, a subarea of the local reservoir, is a storehouse of mythic power. Our protagonists, with nothing but a minibus and a handful of hope, find themselves on a road trip to the highlands. They become inducted into the pools magical healing secrets, originally indivisible from nature itself.
Taking it’s inspiration from real characters and ancient healing miracles based upon stories of the 6th century apostle Saint Mungo, GOLDEN SUN. MISTER MOON is a children’s fantasy adventure, with hints of the supernatural adding a numinous element to what is essentially a story set in consensus reality.
The Horror (Andi Reiss, Andy Blake)
Celeste (Andi Reiss, Andy Blake)
Alex (Andi Reiss, Andy Blake)
Amazing Grace (Andi Reiss, Kevin Pacey) : chosen to be workshopped as part of the BAFTA Rockcliffe programme in 2013.