ABOUT BLOODLIST

FAVORITE . UNPRODUCED . DARK-GENRE . SCREENPLAYS.

BloodList was created in 2009 to bring attention to unproduced dark genre screenplays & pilots in circulation. A calendar year for a script to be considered runs from October 31st to the following October 31st, the list is announced around Halloween annually. Only working executives can vote on the list. BloodList has become a resource for dark genre producers searching for the perfect material, and some snatch their next project here first.
On top of the annual list, BloodList is expanding into a producing, and financing entity.

KAILEY MARSH

Creator of BloodList

Kailey Marsh is a literary manager & producer and CEO of Kailey Marsh Media.  She represents screenwriters, and directors that work in all genres in the feature, and television space.

Kailey created The Blood List in 2009, which is the annual list hi lighting the top 13 most liked unproduced dark-genre screenplays of the year. She and her clients have projects set up across town in different stages of development, production, and post-production. 

ACCEPTED GENRES

more than only horror

BloodList doesn’t focus exclusively on the horror genre.  Since its inception, the list has highlighted screenplays that fall under all dark-genres. Check out the tabs below for genres* that can make the annual list. (*info sourced from Wikipedia)

A Thriller is a story that is usually a mix of fear and excitement. It has traits from the suspense genre and often from the action, adventure or mystery genres, but the level of terror makes it borderline horror fiction at times as well. It generally has a dark or serious theme, which also makes it similar to drama.

Science fiction is similar to fantasy, except stories in this genre use scientific understanding to explain the universe that it takes place in. It generally includes or is centered on the presumed effects or ramifications of computers or machines; travel through space, time or alternate universes; alien life-forms; genetic engineering; or other such things. The science or technology used may or may not be very thoroughly elaborated on; stories whose scientific elements are reasonably detailed, well-researched and considered to be relatively plausible given current knowledge and technology are often referred to as hard science fiction.

A parody or satirical story that is based on normally tragic or taboo subjects, including death, murder, suicide, illicit drugs and war. So-called “Dead Baby Comedy” sometimes falls under this genre.

Psychological drama is a fictional thriller story which emphasizes the psychology of its characters and their unstable emotional states. In terms of classification, the category is a sub-genre of the broader ranging thriller category, with similarities to Gothic and detective fiction in the sense of sometimes having a “dissolving sense of reality”, moral ambiguity, and complex and tortured relationships between obsessive and pathological characters

A subgenre of fantasy which can refer to literary, artistic, and filmic works that combine fantasy with elements of horror. The term can be used broadly to refer to fantastical works that have a dark, gloomy atmosphere or a sense of horror and dread and a dark, often brooding, tone.

A horror story is told to deliberately scare or frighten the audience, through suspense, violence or shock. H. P. Lovecraft distinguishes two primary varieties in the “Introduction” to Supernatural Horror in Literature: 1) Physical Fear or the “mundanely gruesome” and 2) the true Supernatural Horror story or the “Weird Tale.” The supernatural variety is occasionally called “Dark Fantasy,” since the laws of nature must be violated in some way, thus qualifying the story as “fantastic.”

PRODUCED FILMS

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