The Telling 5 finalist awards on Coverfly
Logline: In 14th century Ireland the Irish Rebellion is losing its fight for freedom and its leader, a female Chieftain, is trying to rally support from a battle-weary populace. In response the English Crown banishes storytellers and makes the speaking of the Irish language punishable by death. The Rebellion seems to be losing its voice along with its resolve until a young girl, a gifted Druid and storyteller, starts telling the ancient myths, awakening and calling down the Irish Gods to earth–and to battle.
Genre: Historical epic/drama/action/fantasy Synopsis
Logline: When an American businessman turns up dead in a hotel in the perfume capital of France, the hotel staff conspires with his wife and an aspiring perfumer to keep the body hidden and his death a secret until they can conclude his business for their benefit.
Genre: Black comedy/Farce/Romantic Comedy/Screwball Synopsis
Logline: Macy Poydras is the First Lady and the sitting Senator from Louisiana. But when her husband Henry is caught catting around at the beginning of his run for re-election, Macy challenges him in his re-election bid, creating chaos on the domestic and Domestic fronts in a screwball race for the right to run the country.
Genre: Comedy/Political Comedy/Romantic Comedy
Logline: When his mother announces she is remarrying, a young boy (Babe) sets out on an odyssey to find the father who abandoned him as a child. Father Sun is the story of Babe’s search for his father, the people who help him get there, and what he finds at the end of his journey. It’s based in part on the Greek myth, “The Phaeton” and in part on the true story of a young boy who managed to sneak aboard a plane undetected, and fly half-way around the world.