LOG LINE: A homeless drifter retreats to a local cemetery to confront his past demons but gets drawn into a fight for survival when he witnesses two armed men attempting to bury an unconscious immigrant girl near the grave of his departed fiancée.
TAG LINE: Every town has a secret place where sins of the past are buried. Tonight, one man will unearth the truth.
THE NIGHT WATCHMAN was recently named a Semifinalist in the 2018 Roadmap Writers/Route One Entertainment Contest, a Semifinalist in the 2017 ScreenCraft Drama Feature Script Contest, a Quarter-Finalist in the 2017 ScreenCraft Action/Thriller Screenplay Contest and a Finalist in Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Rebel Without A Crew’ TV Show.
Originally titled AMONG THE DEAD, earlier drafts of THE NIGHT WATCHMAN were named a Semifinalist in the 2013 Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest, a Quarter-Finalist in the 2014 Chicago Screenwriter’s Network Contest, a Quarter-Finalist in the 2015 Stage 32 Feature Contest, placed in the Top 10% of the 2013 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition and placed in the Top 20% of 7,251 submissions in the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships.
STATUS: In Development
Written by Thomas C. Gaunt
- Developed by Thomas C. Gaunt and Gary Czowiecki
- Attached to Direct Thomas C. Gaunt
- GAUNT FILMS