The independent movie Twenty which I co-wrote with the director Hilary Davidson has filmed some of the scenes last year and is now launching one last fund raising campaign to complete filming later this spring. It's been exciting to watch Twenty grow from a rough draft script into an in production movie project and I'm … Continue reading Twenty: An Update
First, I'd like to look back on 2022 and give thanks for seeing three of my plays performed Off-Off-Broadway in New York City, two as stage productions and one as a staged reading. Poster for four one act plays performed by Manhattan Repertory Theatre on April 2-3 at the Chain Theatre, including my one act … Continue reading Writing Goals For 2023
The Wine Box Players are presenting online performances of nine short scripts, including a scene from a screenplay I'm writing that's an adaptation of my stage play Electric Serenade which was performed last month at Theater for the New City in New York. Showtime is at 7PM east coast time and 4PM west coast time. … Continue reading Scene From My Screenplay On Zoom Tonight
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
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
This new project is going to be a two act stage play. So far in my writing journey I've started four full length plays, completed two of them, got one of them a stage performance over Zoom that was hosted by an off Broadway theater company, and now it's time to start another. What's this … Continue reading Starting Another New Project!
TWENTY is an in development film project about four friends from Santa Cruz who go to a Roaring Twenties party and end up in an unexpected adventure. TWENTY is a unique and inventive story conceived by Hilary Davidson (she played Celia in my Community TV show Last Call), and she'll also be directing. I'm helping her … Continue reading TWENTY – Film Project
A two act, full length stage play I completed a couple of years ago is going to receive a staged reading over Zoom from the Theater for the New City, a New York theater company in the East Village. My play is a workplace drama titled Dermalogic, and is about a small skin care company … Continue reading Upcoming Staged Reading
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!