This summer I'm going to make a short movie. It will be my first, so I'm very excited! So far I have five pages of script, two committed actors, and a director of photography. I'll be able to rent a camera, lights, and other equipment from Community Television of Santa Cruz. The story of the … Continue reading New Project: Short Movie
My screenplay Leaving Paradise is an award winner at the Multi Dimension International Film Festival. There are many film festivals under the Film Freeway umbrella and MDIFF is just one of them, but I'm grateful for any victory that comes my way. And this is just the beginning of the effort to get this little … Continue reading Leaving Paradise: Winner
My screenplay Leaving Paradise ended up being a finalist at the EdiPlay International Film Festival, the first place I ever submitted my screenplay. This has to be a good sign! Thank you, EdiPlay! Now to rewrite it and send it out again. Leaving Paradise is about a youngish man who'll be leaving Santa Cruz in … Continue reading Leaving Paradise: Finalist
Welcome to this very novel project, the brainchild of Hilary Davidson, and for which I'm helping to write the screenplay. In a nutshell it's about four friends who end up in an alternate reality while on their way to a Roaring '20s party and must find a way back to the real world. More details … Continue reading Twenty: A Film Project
In April of 2019 I posted about a new project of mine, a screenplay about a person who is trying to escape from Santa Cruz, link below for more details about the plot. https://robertkirkendall.com/2019/04/17/im-writing-a-screenplay/ At the time I posted about the screenplay it was 60 pages long and in its early planning stages. By last … Continue reading Screenplay Finished!
After many years of toiling away on short stories, short stage plays, two act stage plays, poems, a novel, and other assorted projects, a month ago I began writing my first screenplay for a feature length film, and I'm already up to page 60! And since I see this movie being an hour and a … Continue reading I’m Writing A Screenplay!