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WRITING SAMPLE:
'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

WWII action/adventure/drama

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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PRODUCER FEEDBACK

“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)

INDUSTRY FEEDBACK

“Phil's screenplay, 'The Third Bomb' is a very well-written and engrossing script with a strong, original hook and twist. GRADE: Recommend”

Danny Manus

story consultant

“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

reader analysis

"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."

Tracking Board

reader analysis

MEDIA ROOM

Screenwriter Phil Parker's multi-award winning script has been optioned by a BAFTA-winning producer in the UK.

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.

For more info visit www.thirdbomb.com

BEST ACTION SCREENPLAY

Nashville Film Festival

1st Place

BEST SCREENPLAY

Vail Film Festival

2nd Place

BEST HIGH-CONCEPT SCREENPLAY

Script Writers' Network

3rd Place

BEST SCREENPLAY

Catalina Film Festival

Award of Merit

BEST SCREENPLAY

Script Pipeline

Top 20 Finalist of 3,500+ entries

BEST ACTION/THRILLER SCREENPLAY

Screencraft

Top 10 Finalist

BEST SCREENPLAY

Austin Film Festival

Second Rounder