Making Contact

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DRAMA YOUNG ADULT

Contemporary

Tom Romita

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Logline

When Will learns at nine years old that his father did not die in a car accident eight years earlier as he had always believed, he resolves to make contact with him the only possible way he can think of, by becoming a New York Yankee.

Genre

Drama,Young Adult

Short Summary

9 YO William Dobbs has only one thing to remember his biological father by, a picture of him wearing a NY Yankees hat. He learns that he is still alive. He resolves to become a NY Yankee to find him. He gets hit by a pitch, emerges from a coma with supernatural powers. Then it gets interesting.


Will's supernatural abilities make him the world's most popular sports hero, while simultaneously ruining his life, marriage, and the game of baseball itself. Will sees an opportunity for redemption when his powers disappear. Or do they...

Setting

New York

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Quest

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Will Dobbs

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring,Charming,Skillful,Desperate

Additional Character Details

Name: Joey

Age: 30

Gender: Lgbt

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Charming,Empathetic,Engaging,Modest,Blunt,Outspoken,Funny,Sarcastic,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Stan

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring,Aggressive,Desperate,Honorable,Outspoken,Visionary,Unapologetic,Lone Wolf,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

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Development Pitch

Making Contact began as a screenplay, ripe with stunning visuals, big emotion, human drama and unexpected twists. It's a tale of heroism, Americana, and surprises that will keep an audience on the edge of their seats until the final frame.

About The Author

From crayon and paper to digital video editing software, Tom Romita has been telling stories for over 30 years. He lives just north of New York City with his wife, son and daughter.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Male Leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Tom Romita

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

0999592823