The Seed by Art D'Alessandro | Script Revolution

The Seed

In the near future we find out that society has yielded just a bit more and government will become our next best thing to man's best friend.

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A futuristic waiting room with three couples. All different. All hopeful. Their eyes peeled on the door of the Evaluations Office. Who will be the lucky pair, the ones qualified to accept the seed?

Pyxis, the evaluations officer, pores over their dossiers, interviews each couple with probing questions about... vacations, gifts, gambling, mortgages. Who do these people think they are, expecting to be chosen as recipients of the seed?

Their evaluations finished, they wait. Pyxis emerges, a vial containing the seed, lifted high for all to honor. The choice has been made. The seed will be granted to one of the couples. But, which one? And why? And just what will sprout when this highly-prized seed is germinated? A perfect, genetically-coded life-form, perhaps?

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Submitted: February 25, 2021
Last Updated: March 15, 2021

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The Writer: Art D'Alessandro

Art D'Alessandro was graduated summa cum laude from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida where he was the recipient of both top prose and poetry writing awards. He co-founded and ran The Maile School, one of the southeast’s most highly regarded talent training facilities for over 20 years before its sale in 2004. The school's alumni include Mandy Moore, Spencer Locke, Norm Lewis, Arielle Kebbel and two Miss Americas. His love of film has led to over forty screenplays bearing his name as writer, including “THE FINAL SEASON” starring Sean Astin, Powers Boothe, Tom Arnold and Rachael Leigh Cook. Directed by David Mickey Evans, “The Sandlot,” TFS premiered at the Tribeca Film Fesitval, hit 1... Go to bio
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