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Our 2013-2014 Showcase Films
THE BIG SPILLA crafty oil executive extends his sphere of influence to visitors from another Dimension. His secret dealings are derailed by his ex-mistress who accidentally discovers an opportunity to save humankind--with surprising results.
MOURNING AFTEREveryone knows that all the good men are taken—right? Obituaries are the new personals for two sisters as they follow their mom’s lead and meet men at their wives’ funerals with unexpected consequences. [view trailer]
COLD FUSIONCarmen, a Goth turned mental health nurse, connects with her brilliant and disturbed patient, Abel, as the two explore the humorous and ironic boundaries between sanity and ambition.
FAIRIES FOREVERHow much humiliation will a man take to insure his young daughter’s happiness?
RESUME NORMAL BREATHINGA couple’s intimate conversation results in a surprising climax.
Screenwriter/Producer: Kathleen Caprario-Ulrich
Director: Julia O'Reilly
Interested In Film-making?
The Shaggy Dog Project is designed to guide aspiring local filmmakers through the process of creating short, dramatic films using professional screenwriting and filmmaking techniques. The program is based on the premise that learning is best accomplished by doing.
From Story Idea To Screenplay
Stories are selected from ideas submitted by class members. The ideas are then developed into short (5 to 10 page) screenplays. From those screenplays that qualify, short (5 to 10 minute) films are produced with class members serving as the production crew. The goal is to provide the total filmmaking experience, from basic-idea-to-finished-film.
Shaggy Dog Project Welcomes Enthusiasm and Team Players. For more information on joining The Shaggy Dog Project, contact us.