'THE THIRD BOMB'
Was there a third atomic bomb ready to be dropped on Japan? The Third Bomb is a fascinating tale of what could have been, inspired by a real moment in history. After winning awards at screenwriting competitions and film festivals around the USA, The Third Bomb is now being shopped around by a BAFTA-winning producer.
THE THIRD BOMB
CURRENT STATUS: BAFTA-winning producer shopping script.
LOGLINE: When the by-the-book pilot of the third atomic bomb mission crash lands on a Japanese island, he's imprisoned with Allied POWs and must find a way to stop a disgraced Japanese commander from capturing the bomb...before he’s forced to detonate it himself.
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“Phil is an original and inventive screenwriter. He’s a natural! That's why I optioned his script. Twice! His energy and drive also makes our working relationship a pleasure."
Sias Wilson - Producer (BAFTA winner)
“Phil's screenplay, 'The Third Bomb' is a very well-written and engrossing script with a strong, original hook and twist. GRADE: Recommend”
“An incredibly well-written script with strong, three-dimensional characters, a well-threaded theme, and action sequences that are both visual and exciting."
The Black List
"I was incredibly engaged and moved by this screenplay. 'The Third Bomb' is equally modern as it is timeless. Likely to attract top international talent."
AWARDS & PLACEMENTS
Phil Parker's spec screenplay The Third Bomb has won or placed in nine different screenwriting and film festival competitions, as well as reaching the finals or semifinals of 20 others. Below are just a few.
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BEST ACTION SCREENPLAY
Nashville Film Festival
Vail Film Festival
BEST HIGH-CONCEPT SCREENPLAY
Script Writers' Network
Catalina Film Festival
Award of Merit
Top 20 Finalist of 3,500+ entries
BEST ACTION/THRILLER SCREENPLAY
Top 10 Finalist
Austin Film Festival