Pay for Play by J.E. Clarke | Script Revolution

Pay for Play

In a world where *everything* is privatized, a corporate grunt finds out the price of meritocracy is too steep.

Type:

Status:

Page Count: 
9pp

Genre:

Budget:

Age Rating:

Synopsis/Details: 

Produced as a comic at Hyperepics: https://www.hyperepics.com/pay-for-play

Submitted: June 14, 2018
Last Updated: September 1, 2021

Want to read this script? You must join the revolution first. Don't worry, it's free, easy, everyone's welcome, and you can start reading right away.

J.E. Clarke's picture

The Writer: J.E. Clarke

Known for her unique characters and plots, J.E. Clarke has optioned her feature length horror, " Containment " with Primestar Film Group (director Mike Elliott of Scorpion King 4 attached), her SF feature " Stream " with Purryburry Productions, John Noble of " Fringe " and " Lord of the Rings " attached. Her fantasy/SF " Evergreen " (cowritten for Adam Zeulhke of Zenoscope Productions), is currently in preproduction, along with Entanglement (Director/Cowriter David Manocchio), and international thriller Blood Type (Director/Cowriter Dan Thorens.) Currently seeking representation, Ms. Clarke's portfolio of work is available at http://www.jecstories.xyz/ (Sample shorts at http://www... Go to bio

More Scripts From J.E.

Crosshairs
Two school shooters inexplicably cross paths... who will win - and how?
Short Drama Available for Free 11pp
Jailbreak
A ragtag group of children play Cops and Robbers in an abandoned playground. But some of them don't know what's at stake... (Cowritten with Rick Hansberry)
Short Horror Available for Free 9pp
Seeing Stars
Two scientists work on a technique to see pain. But what one of them doesn't see might just be far worse!
Short Sci-Fi Available for Free 11pp
Harm Reduction
When first contact is made, a Southern General and his long-suffering NASA pal find out that good-cop-bad-cop works in space, too!
Short Comedy, Sci-Fi Available for Free 18pp
Equilibrium
Audited by the Temporal Bureau, a billionaire discovers that meritocracy is a BAD concept... for him.
Short Sci-Fi Available for Free 14pp
Service
In the near future, two college roommates bond over receiving a draft notice. But a draft for what - and is the price too much? Where does the public good end and personal sovereignty begin?
Short Comedy, Sci-Fi Available for Free 15pp
Mekka World
A family wins a vacation to a mysterious theme park run by robots, and owned by an eccentric billionnaire. It seems like a once-in-a-lifetime win...at least until the robots revolt.
Feature Sci-Fi For sale 100pp
Kids - They're Up to All Sorts of Horror These Days
Horror stories always begin with teens - so all you ladies beware! Puberty humor meets Dracula, Wolfman, and... other creatures of the night.
Short Horror Available for Free 6pp
Storyteller
On a ship run by aliens, two human recruits discover their natural talents are... limited at best.
Short Sci-Fi Available for Free 8pp
Bloodtype
A gamer obsessed hedge fund exec, Erik Bowman finds his world turned upside down when his firm is accused of organ trafficking. When it comes to real life, which side is Erik on?
Feature Thriller Seeking finance 120pp
The Singing Gods
In a Mad Max world, a group of survivors under siege discover an unexpected ally... in an abandoned toy warehouse.
Short Sci-Fi Available for Free 6pp
The Lesser of Two Evils
A ragtag group battles to survive the zombie apocalypse. But is there an even worse fate in store?
Short Horror, Sci-Fi Available for Free 9pp
Keeper
Two friends contemplate surrendering a pet to the local shelter... with surreal results.
Short Fantasy Available for Free 4pp
Cliff Notes from the Underground
A social misfit struggles to preserve his dignity while navigating the NYC subway.
Short Comedy Available for Free 7pp
Witch Hunt
Magic and politics prove to be strange bedfellows in this sendup of economics, the McCarthy trials, and the current political atmosphere...
Short Comedy Available for Free 9pp
Blue No Matter Who
In 2032, two women wait in line to vote for POTUS. But in the future, slippery slopes hurt! (A political satire on the concept of lesser evils.)
Short Drama Available for Free 5pp
Siriusly Speaking
When the rip in their French Bulldog's bed keeps mysteriously refilling, a couple begin to suspect all is not what it seems.
Short Comedy, Sci-Fi Available for Free 8pp
WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?)
An ancient language expert hired by a top secret lab finds himself with the job of a lifetime: translating a revived Jesus's first words. But will they be what his benefactors want to hear...?
Short Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller Available for Free 7pp
Til Death
When a near fatal car crash leads to his wife being Patient Zero for a experimental body transfer, a man is forced to decide - does he truly love her for her mind?
Short Drama, Sci-Fi Under Option 14pp
Evil Under the Skin
A girl faces puberty - and the choice of just how far one will go for a friend... (Based on the urban mythos of V*gina Dentata). You know... Teeth!
Short Horror Available for Free 14pp

Pages