Shawn Davis

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Shawn Davis

Shawn began writing in 2008 as a means to overcome a lifelong reading disorder. After several short scripts, he took on writing his first feature screenplay in 2009. Six years and several screenplays later, Shawn's highly acclaimed script Equal Retribution was reviewed and given one of the highest screenplay ratings ever handed out by Carson Reeves of Scriptshadow.com View full review here - http://scriptshadow.net/amateur-friday-what-doesnt-kill-you/

Equal Retribution has also been submitted to and placed highly in such prestigious contests as The Academy Nicholl Fellowship and The Page Awards. It was also chosen as a top script on Francis Ford Coppola's website, Zoetrope. Working with ambitious co-writer Jeff Bush, Shawn’s latest work, Chernobyl was recently completed and is now available for consideration.

Shawn's script The Right Tract was submitted to the prestigious Kairos prize competition for spiritually uplifting scripts where it placed in the top 10%. The Right Tract was also selected as an Official Selection in the 2017 Faith and Family Script Showcase Festival.

Shawn has written for and been optioned by Nancy Glass Productions, MTV as well as other production companies. Two of his previously optioned screenplays, Reprisal (Thriller) and Till Dawn (Thriller) have both been released and are also available for consideration. 

Recently Shawn dove into the Producer / Director side of filmmaking by completing the filming of his first screenplay, Juan's Lake and currently has it submitted in several festivals for consideration.

Shawn has recently optioned Deion Higgenbothems script, Abandoned Heart and will be filming in late fall 2017.

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Scripts By Shawn

Equal Retribution
A new law allowing convicted child murderers to be executed and resuscitated according to the number of crimes they committed, forces an alleged killer to use what little time he has while legally dead, to gather clues in the afterlife, and prove...
Feature Action, Crime, Thriller For sale 120pp
1 reader loves this script
Dirty
When a super potent strain of coca plant is developed by a leading pharmaceutical company, it sets off a life and death struggle between the United States, Russia and Columbia to gain control of the plant before it hits the streets and kills millions
Feature Action, Crime, Thriller For sale 101pp
Mission Style
An inner-city minister is visited by an angel to help save his mission from foreclosure but to do so he must save a teenage lesbian from running away with her Muslim girlfriend.
Feature Comedy For sale 95pp
The Right Tract
A money making God dies and must represent himself in the ultimate court. Heaven. At stake - his soul.
Feature Drama, Family For sale 89pp
Reprisal
A mentally ill survivor of a disfiguring assault invites her unwitting assailant over for an evening of horrific revenge.
Feature Thriller For sale 88pp
Chernobyl
A college student goes on the run to unravel his estranged mother's involvement in the Chernobyl disaster before assassins kill them both.
Feature Action, Thriller For sale 121pp
Shark Fin
An elderly fisherman teaches his grandson that sometimes in order to gain, you must lose something.
Short Drama, Family Free (subject to permission) 10pp
3 readers love this script
Credit where due
The killing of JFK was the greatest hit in history and now the second killer wants his due.
Short Thriller Free (subject to permission) 10pp
1 reader loves this script
Abandoned Heart
A man confronts his inner demon on the one year anniversary of his wife's death.
Short Drama In development 10pp
Juan's Lake
A young man's tragic decision to rob a restaurant is met with eternal consequences.
Short Drama Produced 10pp
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