The 2019 SAGindie Fellow
Shilpa Sunthankar, Portland, OR
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE — Thriller Feature
Logline: A backpackers’ dream trip turns deadly when Jenna, her sister Lynn, and their friends are taken hostage, forced to guide violent fugitives through the wilderness of the Continental Divide Trail.
The 2019 PAGE Fellows
Sam Alper, Los Angeles, CA
FAITH BREAKER — Drama TV
Logline: Pearl grew up in a cult. Now she helps people leave them. But when the ghosts of her past return, a complex new case tempts her to break the rules. Based on the true stories of Deprogrammers and the Anti-Cult Movement in America
Debbie Castanha, Santa Barbara, CA
WHITE KNIGHT — Drama Feature
Logline: A dying black mailman's goal to win his local chess tournament is jeopardized when a young "shut-in" on his route rekindles troubling visions of his long-dead daughter, while around him his community struggles over a controversial Confederate war monument.