Genre:Drama, Love Story, and 'Soft' Science Fiction Logline: A gifted, female cellist (40+) who's suffers Synesthesia (a brain anomaly that fuses her senses of sight and sound together) falls in love with a brilliant neurologist and the inventor of Electric Laughter (a sophisticated, watch-like device that triggers laughter in the brain). They split up due to a misunderstanding and mistaken identity that involves his public double, an arrangement she knows nothing about until later. When his public double gets murdered during a televised parade, he goes into hiding to save his life and possibly hers. He emerges five years later to see her play with the Symphony and to profess his love for her. Before they can reconnect up close, he’s arrested for the murder of his double and thrown in jail for a crime that he didn’t commit. The only other person who knew about the public double arrangement was his mentor, a man of questionable integrity and now immense power and wealth who is trying to get him declared insane and committed to an asylum to supposedly save his life, but really so he won't have to relinquish his power. The cellist's unusual brain anomaly comes with its challenges and psychic gifts as she joins forces with an elderly South American woman with roots as a mystic to enhance her clairvoyance and uncover the truth that will set him free.
Tone: Now You See Me meets Presumed Innocent
Awards: ISA FastTrack, Semi-Finalist, 2015 Stage 32 Screenwriting Competition, Semi-finalist, 2015 *Also an unpublished Novel