Runaway Christmas

Theresa Jacobs theresajcbs@gmail.com 1044543864891

COMEDY ADVENTURE

Contemporary

Theresa Jacobs and Jackie Leahey

Logline

Running from Christmas in Canada, two young women fall deep in the decorations when they take off to Peru. Hilarity ensues as they get tangled in unwanted festivities and run into the wrong people.

Genre

Comedy,Adventure

Short Summary

Maddison and Olivia are tired of the Christmas scene in Canada, they decide to runaway on a tropical vacation. The destination of their choice, Lima Peru. Little do they know Peru celebrates Christmas with unrelenting zeal. Upon arrival they discover their mistake too late.


After lots of unwanted Christmas cheer, fun times in the Ruins, getting mixed up with drug lords, and a few chases down Parade filled streets, the girls learn to embrace the Holidays.

Setting

Toronto Canada - Lima Peru

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Maddison Jones

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Complex,Funny,Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Olivia Carter

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Funny,Adventurous,Aspiring,Charming,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Andrew Yniguez

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: logical

Key Traits: Adventurous,Underdog,Masculine,Charming,Confident,Skillful,Leader,Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: MATEO

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Underdog,Badass,Desperate

Development Pitch

About The Author

Theresa Jacobs is an up and coming indie author who in five short years has written eleven books. She also has a fifteen minute film on the indie circuit and is a champion to all things creative. Jacqueline Leahey unknowingly began her writing career in University while attending Brock U. With a dual degree in Latin Languages she did not expect to graduate with a passion for creative writing. Working as a purchaser for an office products company, she began writing short skits for radio ads. From there she began volunteer editing, and various other writing gigs from book introductions, to website content, to co-writing an indie show. Jacqueline is now in the process of co-writing her first film and plans to continue pursuing her writing career with more comedy content.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Spotlight on Peruvian culture

Publishing Details

Hard Copy Available

No

WGA Number

Information not completed

Logline

Running from Christmas in Canada, two young women fall deep in the decorations when they take off to Peru. Hilarity ensues as they get tangled in unwanted festivities and run into the wrong people.

Short Summary

Maddison and Olivia are tired of the Christmas scene in Canada, they decide to runaway on a tropical vacation. The destination of their choice, Lima Peru. Little do they know Peru celebrates Christmas with unrelenting zeal. Upon arrival they discover their mistake too late.


After lots of unwanted Christmas cheer, fun times in the Ruins, getting mixed up with drug lords, and a few chases down Parade filled streets, the girls learn to embrace the Holidays.

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About The Author

Theresa Jacobs is an up and coming indie author who in five short years has written eleven books. She also has a fifteen minute film on the indie circuit and is a champion to all things creative. Jacqueline Leahey unknowingly began her writing career in University while attending Brock U. With a dual degree in Latin Languages she did not expect to graduate with a passion for creative writing. Working as a purchaser for an office products company, she began writing short skits for radio ads. From there she began volunteer editing, and various other writing gigs from book introductions, to website content, to co-writing an indie show. Jacqueline is now in the process of co-writing her first film and plans to continue pursuing her writing career with more comedy content.

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Characters

Main Character

Name: Maddison Jones

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Complex,Funny,Outspoken

Character 1

Name: Olivia Carter

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Funny,Adventurous,Aspiring,Charming,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Leader

Character 2

Name: Andrew Yniguez

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: logical

Key Traits: Adventurous,Underdog,Masculine,Charming,Confident,Skillful,Leader,Honorable

Character 3

Name: MATEO

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Underdog,Badass,Desperate