“THE SCRIPT BEAUTIFULLY COMBINES THE GENRES OF SCI-FI AND ROMANCE INTO AN INNOVATIVE NARRATIVE ABOUT THE POWER OF LOVE AND CHOSEN DESTINY… THERE IS A VERY PROFICIENT TALENT BEHIND THIS SCREENPLAY… ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING ELEMENTS… IS THE INTRICATE NUANCES CULTIVATED WITHIN THE DIALOGUE. THIS ALLOWS THE SCENES TO TEEM WITH SUBTLE EMOTION, MAKING FOR WILDLY ENTERTAINING EXCHANGES BETWEEN THE CHARACTERS… IT’S PRETTY EASY TO ENVISION THIS BECOMING A HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER SCRIPT IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET… AN IMMENSELY ENTERTAINING STORY THAT DESERVES TO FIND SUCCESS IN A CINEMATIC MEDIUM!”
“WITH A BRILLIANT PREMISE, POIGNANT RELATIONSHIPS AND THEMES AT PLAY, AND STRONG WRITING THROUGHOUT, THIS SCRIPT DELIVERS A THOUGHT-PROVOKING AND ENGAGING READ… COMPELLING AND EXCITING FROM START TO FINISH… THE QUEER LOVE STORY AT THE CORE IS REFRESHING AND HEARTFELT.”
The Black List is a platform for film and TV writers to showcase their screenplays for industry members. Since 2005, each December, The Black List releases its annual list, a survey of the most liked unproduced screenplays of that year. The annual lists, aggregated using votes from film executives working in the film industry, have included such Oscar winning films as JUNO, THE KING’S SPEECH and ARGO.
The Verge of Seas, written by Albert, is about a depressed and alcoholic father in a failing marriage who visits his childhood home in Montana, where his husband and adopted children mysteriously vanish. In a desperate attempt to reunite with them, he discovers the shocking truth about himself and the universe, forcing him to reexamine his troubled relationships… and the very nature of his own existence.