DOGS DAYS OF SUMMER  Season #Spring Episode #1

Synopsis: DOGS DAYS OF SUMMER is a 80s throwback horror movie written and directed by Matthew M Toppel
Genre: Horror
Original Story by: Matthew M Toppel

First Scene:
N. Korean Military Base security room

N. Korean Soldier #1

( subtitled) This storm is moving quickly towards us.

-lights flickering from storm

N. Korean #2

(subtitled) We must check the Defense Security protocals

-Lightening Strikes the bases power grid

-The Power goes out and generators and emergency lighting comes on

-There is a fire at the electrical station at the base

-Sirens Sound

N. Korean #1

(subtitled)Oh No, there is a missile online that shouldnt be.

- Panic comes overboth soldiers as they type into the computers and use the phone franticly

N. Korean Soldier #2

( Subtitled) The missile has launched, The missile has launched. Destination The United States

- Both Soldiers knowing their fate commit suicide by gunfire.

Scene 2

_One Month earlier

- Location- Lakeside Animal Hospital

Narrator - The Worlds Dog Population has been dying from a Pandemic Mysterious K9 Infection

Vet Tech #1

" Sorry Sarah but we did everything we could do to make Slugger comfortable. The disease is terrible. Hopefully they will find a cure soon.


- Visibly Weeping

" Thank you for all you have done. We will take Slugger home to the farm to bury him.

- Sarah picks up the deceased dog and loads him into her truck and leaves.

Scene #3

-Television Screen

-Nightly News

Newsman #1

" Special Report " Flashes across the screen

" This is Dave Johnson reporting with News Channel 13

The CDC and Animal Control has come up with a vaccine for mans best friend. The previous cancer Drug - Steriod PX33 " The Vaccine has seemed to stop the deaths and make the dogs stronger and healthier after one treatment" " More news at our 11 o clock hour"

Scene #4

- Present time

- A Star Wars Satellite shoots and destroys the N Korean missile over US airspace

- there is a satellite in the atmosphere over the background of the Earth

- A huge Explosion fills the screen

* Satellite Model

* Painted Earth Atmosphere Background Image

* Pyrotechnics

Scene #5


-The missile Explosion causes an EMP

-Mass Blackouts in the city ( painted background )

- Cars Crashing - ( model cars and Pyrotechnics)

-Planes fall from the Sky ( Model Planes )

-Scene includes burning cars on focus with dark buildings in background

- Screaming women in background noise

Scene #6


- Radioactive Particles ( Glitter and dust ) falls to the streets

- The camera focuses on a dog in a back yard howling

-The Howling grows more intense

- The camera focuses closely on the dog

- The Dog MUTATES from Dog to Dog/Humanoid

Scene #7

- Camera focuses on humanoid/dogmen grouped together

-Camera focuses on 4 men listening to ham radio in abandoned building

Radio Anchor #1

" The newly vaccinated k9 population has been effected by the fallout. Rapid Growth, Strength and Intelligence. They have come together in packs. An Army of dogs, hunting for food. Seek Shelter. We are the food they desire."

The Group of men can not believe what they are hearing. They go outside to the streets to investigate on their own.

Man #1


- They are attacked instantly by the dogmen ( 6 dogmen)

- Ripped to shreds ( BLOOD AND GORE )

* Gunfire and barking and screaming

Scene # 8

Camera focuses on half eaten corpses laying in the street ( Corpse prop )

Dog Soldier # 2

" Chomp chomp chomp - chewing noises as he eats an arm above the corpse


- In a months time the Pack has decimated the Human Population. Every day household pets have turned on their owners and eaten them alive.

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Matthew M Toppel

47 year old Union Plumber/ Mask Maker and f/x / Husband and father / Horror Movie Fan more…

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