For those just tuning in, The Dog House, the first story in my book, Secrets and Lies, was recently adapted into a short film in Boston. It will hopefully be hitting the festival circuit in fall.
Until then, you’ll have to get by with the just-released poster as a teaser.
Or the short story it was based on.
For those who do not already know, the first story in my book, The Dog House, was optioned to be made into a film by a Boston-based filmmaker of my aqaintance named Kim Rideout.
The film will be her senior thesis for film school at Boston University.
And, her script adaptaing my story was so effin’ good it won a women in film prize from the Adrienne Shelley (Director of Waitress) Foundation.
That film is starting production any day now and has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to cover some of the costs of location fees. I am a big proponent of crowdfunding, especially in situations like this, where it can be used to pre-purchase something. Heck. I even threw down $25 bucks.
Contribute here. Or else live in regret for the rest of your days. No pressure.
A few years ago, my good friend Jessica came to me with an idea for a film about a lost Van Gogh painting. She asked me to write the screenplay for her.
And so began one of the must frustrating and most rewarding writing experiences of my life. Frustrating because it took nearly three years from that meeting until the time we sat down to watch the finished 17-minute film, The Lost Van Gogh. Rewarding because it came out better than I ever imagined.
So good in fact, that not only has it been making headwind Read the rest of this entry