REBEL RULERS

BY DENNIS HAWTHORN

Two nerdy middle school friends are tired of being bullied and tormented by the cool kids. So, they create a fake rival gang that terrorizes the popular kids by hanging posters, tagging lockers, and filming maniacal videos, all describing an epic battle royal to take place at the end of the year.

GENRE

COMEDY

FUNDING GOAL

$1.8M

SYNOPSIS

A completely fictionalized oncoming fight becomes the focal point of the entire school year for two dorky friends and their class.

Tired of being bullied and watching the cool kids think they are better than everyone else- two friends make up a fake gang and spend the year terrorizing the popular kids. Their escalating antics build to an imaginary fight on the last day of school. Then, while conducting from the shadows, they watch as their anonymous threats and home videos send the cool kids on a hysterical middle school witch hunt.

OVERVIEW

FILM

PROJECT TYPE

$1.8M

FUNDING GOAL

1980's

TIME PERIOD

1.5H

EST. DURATION

MAIN CHARACTER

A small quiet kid with a video camera and a sense of humor has waged an anonymous war against the school bullies by inventing a rival group known only as The Rebel Rulers.

Image by mahdi chaghari

Partnering with another nerdy friend, the two boys begin to spread fear and propaganda throughout school, suggesting an inevitable uprising and usurping of power through a fight to the death between the current cool kids and a fabricated group of ne'er-do-wells out for blood

RANDY MILLER, 13

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT

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