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The Restorer

A teen witch learns her powers extend beyond seeing spirits and must learn to cope with her new reality while fending off her evil father who wants to steal her abilities and use them to control the damned.

  • Laurel Ellis
    Surviving the Hunt
  • Project Type:
    Television Script
  • Number of Pages:
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • First-time Screenwriter:
  • Student Project:
  • Austin FIlm Festival coverage consider
  • Austin Film Festival second rounder
  • ScreenCraft TV Script quarter finalist
  • Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards quarterfinalist
  • Fresh Voices finalist
Writer Biography - Laurel Ellis

LAUREL ELLIS is a screenwriter, cemetery restorer
and single mom currently living in northeast PA,
but hoping to be able to return to the L.A. area
soon. She spent many years roaming cemeteries
before she started to do restorations.

Her story THE RESTORER is an Austin Film Festival
second rounder. It has also placed in the StoryPros
quarter finals, Los Angeles International
Screenplay Awards quarter finals, and was a Fresh
Voices finalist. The podcast based on the tv script
was a ScreenCraft quarter finalist and Austin
second rounder. AMONG THE GRAVESTONES,
based on THE RESTORER and co-authored with
Janelle Leonard, was a ScreenCraft Cinematic Book
semi-finalist She has also placed in the quarter
finals of Page, Austin and Fresh Voices with her
drama feature RYAN, and as a quarter finalist with
the action/adventure BREACH OF TRUST in
Emerging Screenwriters.

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Writer Statement

Dead men tell the best tales.