PAUL GLEN NEUMAN

Screenplays and Novels Made Great

SCREENPLAYS 

 
ANIMATION

DAVY CRICKET: (Family Animation Comedy) A cricket born and bred to be pet food escapes his fate and embarks upon an exciting adventure full of danger, discovery and unexpected friendships.

Top 100 Semifinalist for the 2017 Table Read My Screenplay - Chicago Contest.

Quarterfinalist in Stage 32's 1st Annual New Voices in Animation Screenwriting Contest.

Quarterfinalist Creative Screenwriting Animation Screenplay Competition 2021.


 
FAIRY TRAIL: (Animation Comedy) In a world that co-exists with characters from classic fairy tales, Officer Glen Marcus is called upon to investigate the murders of the Three Little Pigs. 

Quarterfinalist Creative Screenwriting Animation Screenplay Competition 2021.



COMEDY

ABOVE THE GRASS: (Comedy) Welcome to Sea View Country Club, an assisted living facility where four friends make the best of a bad situation, and where success is measured by being above the grass when the sun comes up.

 

ALL HANDS ON DICK: (Buddy Comedy) Desperate to rekindle his sagging career, former action superstar Dick Landberg signs on as the lead in a film before he's read the script, only to discover his comeback vehicle is an all-gay pirate movie.



A WING AND A PRAYER: (Family-Comedy-Fantasy) An angel from a dry cleaners in Heaven borrows a customer's wings and crash lands on Earth. Now Michael has forty-eight hours to repair his broken wings or he’ll never see Heaven again.

 
BAKER'S DOZEN: (Family-Comedy-Adventure) Willie Baker rushes to get his performing pig act from California to Texas for an audition with the Ringling Brothers Circus. The last thing he needs is three runaway kids hitching along for the ride.

Top 100 Semifinalist for the 2017 Table Read My Screenplay - Chicago Contest.


 

BEST WESTERN: (Comedy-Western) In Cactus Springs, bank robbers get hanged. Daisy’s Tenderloins’ ladies aim to please, and Sheriff Roy Nottingham upholds the law with a six gun in one hand and a soup spoon in the other.


BUMPER TO BUMPER: (Comedy) After their dealership is sold, four used car salesman are given one day to outsell the new sales team or lose their jobs.



DAMNTRAK: (Dark Comedy-Fantasy) Recently deceased Eddie Agro takes a ride on the ultimate soul train when a clerical error in the underworld's Accounting Department mistakenly sends him to hell.



FLUSHED: (Buddy-Sports-Comedy) When twin coaches of the football team with the worst record in Florida state history have one season to play in a Bowl game or lose their jobs, their only hope is the Toilet Bowl.



 
 
HOPELESS: (Romantic Comedy) Kevin Zugarmann copes with his wife deserting him on the day of their fifth wedding anniversary—especially devastating and humiliating considering Kevin works as a marriage counselor in Los Angeles.


 
LEFTOVER GIRLS - SHÈNG NV: (Romantic-Revenge-Comedy) When two beautiful Chinese women discover they were both dumped on their wedding day, they form a pact to go after each other's ex-boyfriend to make them pay in more ways than one.



MILK MEN: (Family-Comedy) After convincing the city’s kids to buy milk instead of sweets, Milk Man and his sidekick Calcium Boy must battle the nefarious forces of the Fein & Dandy Candy Company. 



Top 100 Semifinalist for the 2017 Table Read My Screenplay - Park City Contest.
 
 
ON THE BALL: (Buddy Comedy-Mystery) Marshall Arts, a black security specialist from Ohio, reluctantly teams up with Clark Barr, the bigoted Chief of Police of Ball, Mississippi to solve a series of brutal murders.





paraMADics: (Dramedy) Adapted from my novel about my cousin's stint as an Emergency Medical Technician, this chronicles his roller coaster ride as a rookie EMT where the difference between life and death is often measured in seconds.




SANTA'S LITTLE HELPERS: (Family-Holiday-Comedy) After losing their jobs as elves at New Orleans tourist trap Santa's North Pole Plantation, three friends meet a little person street musician claiming to be a real elf who might be telling the truth. 


 

SCRATCHER: (Dark Romantic Comedy) When a grocery store chain sponsors a contest and winds up with too many Grand Prize winners, they hire a hit man to bump off the winners. Not all the winners are easy to kill.



Top 100 Semifinalist for the 2021 Table Read My Screenplay Comedy Genre Contest.

SHELL SHOCKED: (Comedy) After 24 years, Walnut Creek’s Walnut Festival replaces their King Walnut mascot with Sammy the Squirrel. Now Larry Sweet/King Walnut is cracking up. Heaven help the citizens of Walnut Creek.



 
 
THAT'S LIFE: (Buddy Comedy) When Frank and Dean take possession of a large amount of mob money meant for L.A.'s reigning crime boss, they're in for a night they'll never forget...if they live long enough to remember.


 

THE BOOT: (Dark Comedy) Through the government’s Nonni Program, a down-on-their-luck Italian family adopts what turns out to be the grandfather-from-hell in order to claim his inheritance when he dies.

Quarterfinalist, Filmatic - Inroads Fellowship Season 4 2021 

THE NIGHT BEFORE THE NIGHT BEFORE: (Family-Christmas-Comedy) After three hundred years on the job, Santa Claus sells all rights to his likeness to one of the world's largest online retailers, and retires to rural Fillmore, California where nothing goes according to plan.
 


UNCLE $CAM: (Action Buddy Comedy) A seasoned government auditor and his rookie apprentice run for their lives in Orlando when a routine audit leads to a murder and they are the only suspects. 
 

 
WISHCRAFT INC.: (Comedy-Fantasy) The devil decides to retire and Kahuna and Shade, his two top demons, compete to fill the old man's shoes by using a one-hit wonder singer-songwriter to bring about the end of the world.


 
 

DRAMA

FILAREE(Based Upon the Novel by Marguerite Noble) Filaree tells the true story of Melissa Baker’s life spanning sixty years that shows while men may have conquered the West, it was the women who tamed it.
 


 
PETTICOAT RULERS: (Drama) Tells the true story of the historic 1920 election in Jackson, Wyoming that created the first city government in the United States run entirely by women.

Top 100 Semifinalist for the 2020 Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition Historical/Bio.




HORROR


24/7 DEAD(Horror) In a world where science allows cops killed in the line of duty to remain on the force, Detective Steckler and his undead partner battle zombies during the most dangerous eight-hour shift of their career.



 
STAFF INFECTION: (Horror) Carver Wells must fight for his life after an ER patient unleashes a deadly contagion that traps Carver inside a hospital thrown into a quarantined lock down.




THE BARRIER: (Horror) Travelers stranded in a lodge during a blizzard accidentally reopen a doorway that allows an exiled monster to return to Earth.



VANPIRE(Horror) An 80s era vampire quenches his thirst for higher education.


 
MYSTERY


ASSASSINS DON'T PAY RENT: (Mystery-Comedy/First of a Proposed Trilogy) Charlie West searches for his private investigator uncle’s killers, assisted by Philip Spade, a “fictional” detective come to life and the woman who originally hired his uncle for the case that got him killed.



 

BLACKMAIL DOESN'T TAKE STAMPS: (Mystery-Comedy/Second of a Proposed Trilogy) Hired to recover compromising films made when an aging star was younger, Charlie West and Philip Spade lock horns with an enemy willing to murder to keep West and Spade from achieving their goal.




SCIENCE FICTION
 
KDOA 109.7 FM: (Science-Fiction) KDOA radio personalities, Max Holder and Darci Cable, close out their nightly midnight to 6 a.m. show with a front row seat to an alien invasion.
 


LONDONAUTS: (Science-Fiction) Centuries after they were due home, the crew of the Spaceship Europa returns to an Earth ruled by aliens for more than five hundred years.



MOONSTERS: (Science Fiction) Decades after President Nixon ordered a moon rock broken up and distributed to 135 countries, a massive solar storm striking Earth reveals the "rocks" are seeds left on the moon by an alien invasion force. 
 

 
 
OUT OF THIS WORLD: (Science Fiction) A small rural town in California comes under attack when a U.S. Communications Satellite provides the gateway for an alien invasion of Earth.
 

 
 
TOUR DE FORCE: (Science-Fiction) All hell breaks loose after tourist Rolf Zimmer is killed and Shara Zimmer, the victim's sister, comes to claim his body. Both are aliens from another planet.





THRILLER


COLD WARRIORS: (Action Thriller) When corporate downsizing hits the Central Intelligence Agency, not all of the agents being let go are content to stroll quietly off into the sunset.



DEATH MERCHANT: (First of a Proposed Trilogy) Based on the multi-million selling action-adventure series by Joseph R. Rosenberger about a freelance operative for the CIA who’s a master of death, destruction and disguise.

The stakes couldn't be higher as Richard Camellion, the Death Merchant, races against time to stop a demented billionaire from destroying civilization.


EXECUTABLE: (Action Thriller) College student John Strickland doesn't realize he has something to die for—the file of the only surviving copy of everyone in the Federal Witness Relocation Program that the New York Mob and the Russian Mafia desperately want.



HITS AND MRS.: (Thriller) It's a Honeymoon from Hell when David Myler learns his bride is a professional assassin and he's at the top of her hit list. 



WESTERN


OUTRIDER: (Western) A Civil War veteran avenges his brother's murder...one bullet at a time.


 
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  《相对死亡》:(动作、冒险、恐怖类)在一个科技允许那些在工作中牺牲了的警官仍然在职工作的世界中,杰克·斯塔克勒警官和他那已牺牲过一次的搭档威廉·鲁克斯警官与一队饥饿的僵尸展开一场大战,而这将是他们执勤生涯中最惊心动魄的八小时。  

 《地狱列车》(黑色喜剧、幻想、冒险类)最近刚刚去世的埃迪·阿格鲁乘上了终极灵魂列车,但是会计部神职人员的一个小失误使得他被错误地送往了地狱 

《无望》(浪漫喜剧类) 一个男人因为妻子在二人结婚五周年当天离开了自己正试着为自己疗伤,而他婚礼策划师的工作无疑让一切雪上加霜


绝命刮刮乐》(黑色浪漫喜剧类)一个连锁店的店主举办了一个抽奖,结果得大奖的人实在太多,店主无法付清全部的款项。店主认为,找个杀手把得大奖的人全杀光可比支付奖金便宜多了 


绝世佳作》(科幻冒险类)一个游客死于迈阿密,而他的姐姐前来认领尸体。问题是,这二人都是另一个星来的外星人 


杀手为妻》(惊悚类)男人知道了他的新娘其实是一个职业杀手,而且他本人正是她要刺杀的首名对象。这无疑是一场地狱蜜月行 



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