BRAXTON'S TURN

BY STEVE MARKS

An apolitical mid-market CEO comes onto the radar of two political power brokers. Their attempts to recruit him fail until his son contracts Type 1 diabetes.

GENRE

POLITICAL COMEDY

FUNDING GOAL

$2M

SYNOPSIS

A businessman unintentionally takes the Democrat and Republican parties to the brink of extinction

Washington DC political norms and cable TV news shows and Congress are turned upside down when a businessman surprisingly rises to the height of political power while advocating for increased medical research funding following his son contracting Type 1 diabetes.

OVERVIEW

SERIES

PROJECT TYPE

$2M

FUNDING GOAL

2012

TIME PERIOD

4H

EST. DURATION

MAIN CHARACTER

Apolitical, witty businessman revered in his community for innovative philanthropy.

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Jon Braxton has built a thriving business and is living the American dream. He is surrounded by a loving family, adoring employees, and grateful local civic leaders. A speech at a local business conference brings him onto the radar of two Republican power brokers who attempt to recruit him as the fresh face the party needs. He resists their advances until his son takes ill and he agrees to speak at a National Convention to advocate for increased research funding for T1D.

JONATHON BRAXTON 40

CEO OF SPECTRE SYSTEMS

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