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'Picture Perfect', a 30 minute short film Peter Devonald co-wrote with Kevin Scrantz, has won a series of major awards and is having a wonderful festival run which includes Best Film 4th Peleponnesian Corinthian "Bridges" CINE@ART 2013, Best Short Film Cyprus International Film Festival 2013, Best Film: Mestre Film Festival - Venice Event Academy 2013 and Best Director award Kharkov Lilac Film Festival 2013.
This April it has its American premiere and is nominated for a Remi at the 47th WorldFest Houston International Film Festival's Best Short Film Award 2014. It is also nominated for the London Independent Film Festival's Best Short Film Award, also April 2014.
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Wendy is currently the Co-Executive Producer on Game of Silence. She started her writing career working Gideon’s Crossing, Law & Order: SVU, Line of Fire, Hawaii, The Closer, K-Ville, The Beast, Dexter and The Black List.
Scott is currently a Consulting Producer on The Following. Reynolds started on E-Ring and then started as an assistant on Dexter four years ago and became a writer in year two, and has done quite a phenomenal job.
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Anna talks about raising the money for her latest film, A Country Called Home, via Kickstarter.Hawaii Film Office We’ve got competitive tax incentives, the only state-owned and operated film studio in the country and a growing list of production facilities, and an experienced pool of crew and talen Feedback Friday By screenwriting guru, Robert Dillon. Feedback and notes provided on the first 10 pages of a submitting writer. He's also launching a chatroom every Sunday night (9 EST, 6 PT). Lethal Murky Productions Smart Work the film started in about 2007 when my father and I decided that we would each take one of my grandfathers' stories and work them into screenplays ... Thriller/Suspense Festival The monthly festival that showcases the best of Thriller/Suspense Genre Stories and Films from around the world.
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Danny Rose joins us on another podcast today, and Danny has been producing some of the best episodic television for 20 years. After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, he started working on the hit sitcom Spin City. He then went on to produce 182 episodes of the show Scrubs, which is nothing short of impressive, and then produced another hit over 100 episodes even of the Courtney Cox starring show, Cougar Town.
He’s currently producing the hit CBS drama Scorpion (Mondays at 9pm/8c) and the MTV show Todrick, which recently premiered at the end of August. Danny is one of the busiest guys in town, as you can see, and the advice he gives to aspiring writers and filmmakers is inspiring to say the very least. From getting bad advice from a psychic, to discussing the future of TV, it was a pleasure to have Danny on and we can’t wait to see what he works on next. In the meantime, we’ll continue to enjoy Scorpion, and heed his advice at every writing corner possible.
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