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Marlon Kirby and the Maxximus G-ForceMarlon Kirby and the Maxximus G-Force

 

John Leary, Alison McMahan, and OscarJohn Leary, Alison McMahan, and Oscar

 

Heaven Sent, by John Leary and Alison McMahan, is a top ten screenplay finalist at the Jacksonville Film Fest. This means we will be pitching to a panel of producers and agents at the festival.

The pitching event is open to the public, who get to vote for an audience award for best pitch:

The 2010 GIAA (Guild of Italian American Actors)  Festival of Short Films and Videos takes place this weekend, October 1 - 3, 2010, at Anthology Film Archives on Second Avenue and Second Street in New York City.


In addition to movies there are awards for short and feature length screenplays. A nominee to watch is Unplugging Aunt Vera, by Angela Page Conti. Go Angela!

 

He used to be a mechanic working out of his own garage in Indianapolis, driving a limo on the side to feed his family. Now he's the fastest man in the world - the designer and test driver of the Maxximus G-force, a street-legal car that just broke not one but six world records: 0-60 mph (2 seconds); 0-100 mph (4.451 seconds), the 0-100-0 mph mark of 8.861 seconds, the 1/4 mile in 9.7 seconds and 157 mph; and the 0-150mph in 9.3 seconds.

How did a wrestler-turned-car-mechanic from Indianapolis get to be the fastest man in the world?

Florida OKs tax breaks for film, TV

Governor creates $242 million transferable credit

As my regular readers know, I'm working on a science fiction screenplay, ad adaption of Rub-a-Dub (working title) is a feature film adaptation of the short story “Rub-a-Dub” by Daniel Galouye, whose novel Simulacron-3 became the film The 13th Floor (1999). Homunculus Productions, LLC, has a four year option on “Rub-a-Dub” and I'm writing the screenplay. Read more about the screenplay here.