Claire Newman

(TV drama/action)

 

When Claire isn't writing, she can be found predicting weather on other planets and working with the Curiosity Mars Rover.  "Leverage: The Three-Act Job" - was the winner of the Scriptwriters Network Television Outreach Program 2012"Castle: Foil Play" was finalist at the Austin Film Festival 2013.  "The Matchmaker" (pilot) - reached the second round of the pilot competition at Austin Film Festival 2013.  "Arrow: Smoke and Mirrors" - reached the second round of the spec competition at Austin Film Festival 2014.  "Incarnate" (pilot) - reached the second round of the pilot competition at Austin Film Festival 2014.  Claire reached the final interview stage of the Warner Bros Writers' Workshop 2014 with her "Castle" and "Arrow" specs and with her original pilot "Incarnate."

Claire Newman:  Original Scripts

 

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Incarnate
Pilot - Horror/Thriller

 

TAG:  Evil Reincarnate.

 

LOG LINE:  Successful horror writer Rick hunts down those responsible for his wife's death, and uncovers an ancient order that holds the secret of eternal life.

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The Matchmaker
Pilot - Fantasy/Drama

 

TAG:  Worst. Cupid. Ever.

 

LOG LINE:  Cynical P.I. Lyle is cursed to become a supernatural Matchmaker for soul mates. . . until the day he falls in love himself.  And with his outlook on love and romance, he may have a job for life.

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Readers
Pilot - Fantasy/Drama

 

TAG:  She Knows What You're Thinking.

 

LOG LINE:  Mind reader Tasha quits her life of daring international crimes to give her teenage daughter a normal life.  But old habits are hard to break -- especially when everyone has such interesting things on their minds.

Claire Newman:  Spec Scripts

TELEVISION SPEC SCRIPTS  (WRITING SAMPLES)

 

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Arrow
"Smoke and Mirrors"

WRITING SAMPLE OF CLAIRE NEWMAN

 

LOG LINE:  A visit to a pharmaceutical company linked to Oliver's nemesis and the Mirakuru serum leaves Oliver and Felicity in mortal danger when a bio-hazard shutdown is triggered, and Felicity must use her hacking skills to save their lives.

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Castle
 "Foil Play"

WRITING SAMPLE OF CLAIRE NEWMAN

 

LOG LINE:  Castle worries that Beckett and the team see him as a wimp when they investigate the death of an American hero at a Renaissance Festival.

 

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Supernatural
 "Bobby  Unleashed"

WRITING SAMPLE OF CLAIRE NEWMAN

 

LOG LINE:  Sam and Dean arrive in a small town to help Bobby Singer kill a child-grabbing demon, but find no sign of Bobby - only a small dog named Buster who won't leave

them alone.

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Leverage
"The Three-Act Job"
WRITING SAMPLE OF CLAIRE NEWMAN

 

LOG LINE:  The Leverage team travels to the Bahamas to retrieve money stolen from an old friend of Sophie's, but need the help of a legendary retired grifter to run the con.

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Psych
"How Do You Solve a Problem Like Nina?"
WRITING SAMPLE OF CLAIRE NEWMAN

 

LOG LINE:  While preparing for a "Sound of Music" Sing-a-long, Shawn and Gus are hired to find the angelic Nina's long lost father, but instead, they stumble across a 20 year old murder, a priceless stolen painting... and a whole lot of nuns.

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Chuck
 "Chuck vs. The Bad Memory"

WRITING SAMPLE OF CLAIRE NEWMAN

 

LOG LINE:  When the last 7 years of Chuck's memory is accidentally erased and his team are forbidden from filling him in, Chuck mourns the fact that his life has gone nowhere... but with the Intersect still

working, things are about to get

exciting again.

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