One in a Trillion - Canvatas (Feature Presentation) by Marven Likness | Script Revolution

One in a Trillion - Canvatas (Feature Presentation)

Two futuristic girls lose their hearing. One hiding from the government the other in the public eye but out of reach of the governments dangerous influence.



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Act I: Character driven.
An influential family on Pluto runs into issues when their daughter has gone Deaf in a horrific
accident. Segregated from a cure on Earth the family gains insight on the workings of Deaf
culture and watch the growth of their child and a sympathetic and amazing community. When
sanctions are lifted and they get the chance to cure their daughter, it is reviled to them that the
cure threatens their daughters very essence of existence.

Act II: Plot driven.
The underground community attempts to steal an experimental government intergalactic ship
capable of a nation escaping Earths dangerous grasp. Exploration of a new solar system.

Act III: Character driven.
Based on an Arc (launched in Act I). A minimalist crew on an Arc suffers a near miss with a
comet while on route to a new solar system. During the mishap key personal are killed or
physically effected which risks the Arc’s survival. A single father of two children (one of them
Deaf) attempt to not only save the Arc but also raise his children so they can be an asset for
the mission. At the same time the government attempts to locate and round up the
underground community on Pluto.

*Special note - All three acts are written as short stories with referrals to each that tie the
stories together. This is done so that they can also be used as advertising on other platforms and for competitions.

Elevator pitch.
Submitted: July 9, 2020
Last Updated: April 5, 2022

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The Writer: Marven Likness

Actor, Writer, Sign Language Advocate/Consultant, Drone Pilot After an incident that cost me most of my hearing in 2016, I have reactivated my creative side. Being a part time actor, I channeled my thoughts into script form to deal with my new reality. Although I am always working on a multitude of projects, I keep coming back to a series I created called One in a Trillion. With it's first release to the public in 2020 it has been amazing to see and hear the feed back I get. I write mostly drama usually dealing with coming of age stories incorporating love and the mistakes of missed opportunities. An idea will pop in my head, and I will dwell on it sometimes for weeks before I even type a... Go to bio

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