Logline: Desperate to reunite with his deceased four-year-old son, a brilliant Ivy League biologist journeys to Tibet, sacrificing his career and marriage to obsessively pursue the meaning of a mysterious epigenetic marker—the “fingerprint of the soul”—that may be proof of reincarnation.

Comps: The scientific obsession and parental grief of Arrival meets the beauty and spirituality of Seven Years in Tibet.

Written by Albert M. Chan, Incarnations is a grounded sci-fi drama feature screenplay that is “Black List Endorsed/Recommended.”

Incarnations was recently selected for a 2022-2023 Humanitas New Voices Fellowship as a work that explores the human condition in a nuanced, meaningful way.

Incarnations won First Place in the Best Screenplay competition at the Oscar-accredited 2021 Rhode Island International Film Festival. The screenplay was also a finalist for the Tracking Board Launch Pad Feature Competition, Screencraft Film Fund, Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Competition, Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition, and Emerging Screenwriters Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenplay Competition.

The Verge of Seas

Logline: A depressed and alcoholic father in a failing marriage 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.

Comps: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind meets The Fugitive meets gay.

The Verge of Seas, a feature screenplay written by Albert M. Chan, is a gay sci-fi love story that was a Second Rounder in the 2023 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition.