"If this script is awarded the high level of
production it deserves,
then we are in for a treat the likes of which is seldom seen in the horror film industry."
~ Michelle Souliere, Strange Maine
Determined to keep her job at a small publishing house,
a young journalist unearths the mystery of a missing
persons case at a sacred Native American lake.
When terrifying nightmares threaten to derail her
efforts, she must confront a wrathful spirit to solve
the crime and save her soul from eternal torment.
Sleeping Deep is a brilliantly told story with a rich plot,
engaging characters, and superb action sequences."
~ ScriptVamp (read more)
FINALIST ~ Other Worlds Austin 2015
FINALIST ~ Fright Night Film Fest & Horror Weekend 2013
FINALIST ~ A Night of Horror International Film Festival 2010
FINALIST ~ Oklahoma Horror Film Festival 2010
FINALIST ~ Screenplay Festival 2009
FINALIST ~ Movie Script Contest: The Golden Brad Awards 2009
FINALIST ~ Spooky Movie DarkHart Screenplay Award 2009
FINALIST ~ WILDsound Script Contest & Festival 2009
FINALIST ~ 2nd Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest
FINALIST ~ 2nd Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest
SEMI-FINALIST ~ Screamfest Horror Film Festival 2009
SEMI-FINALIST ~ Slamdance Screenplay Contest 2009
SEMI-FINALIST ~ Landlocked Film Festival 2009
QUARTER-FINALIST ~ ScreamCraft Horror Script Contest 2013
QUARTER-FINALIST ~ CineStory Screenwriting Contest 2009
QUARTER-FINALIST ~ BlueCat Screenplay Competition 2009
QUARTER-FINALIST ~ Creative World Awards 2009
Jeff's Writing Bio
Artwork by Mike Nash
Two strangers. One nightmare.
|Two strangers must destroy a wrathful demon from an ancient dreamworld before it inhabits their waking reality.|
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1-Page Synopsis (web)
Davis Enterprise Dead Harvey Fosters Daily Democrat
Unfilmable.com Strange Maine Zombos' Closet of Horror
accomplished a miracle -- a truly engaging and horrifying genre piece
that completely avoids the recent trend toward over the top unnecessary
gore. There's great scenes of suspense, lots of great relationships, and
a lot of very memorable and likable characters. You have a handle on
pacing, exposition, dialogue, and professional formatting. Very well
“... a dual reality horror, evocative of The Cell."
“The Sleeping Deep is an effects-driven dual reality horror,
evocative of The Cell. This was one of my most favorite scripts from this year’s competition season. It’s a
have written an effective thriller that's filled with dangerous
situations, terrific Native American lore, sympathetic characters that
we care about and those we root for and want to see win, and exciting
and unique action sequences."
“An unsettling story laced with imagery and characters that will stay with you long after you wish they’d gone.”
"Nice job balancing homage, horror and humor. This kind of genre
work so often trips over cliches and flat dialogue, and I thought you
dodged those two pitfalls with finesse. A very, very solid piece of
"It is a very impressive script... in the true spirit of H.P.
"Jeffrey Blake Palmer's nightmare parade The
Sleeping Deep rose to the top..."
"If this film [script] is awarded the high level of
production it deserves, then we are in for a treat the likes of which is
seldom to be seen in the horror film industry."
H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival
The Gentleman from Providence
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Red Brick Films
Unfilmable.com ~ Cosmic Horror Cinema
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