In a cafe somewhere, a solitary screenwriter battles frustration and self-doubt while trying to craft the best scene between a couple at dinner that she can; and we watch the characters she creates stop, re-start, and gradually revise their way towards a dramatically-juicy scene.
Alameda International Film Festival
*Austin Comedy Short Film Festival
Borrego Springs Film Festival
Iron Mule Short Comedy Film Festival
New Haven International Film Festival
*WINNER – Best Romantic Comedy
Art Director * Editor * Writer * Producer * Director
Cinematographer * Color Correction * Post-Production Supervisor
J. VAN AUKEN
Production Sound Mixer * Boom Operator * Original Music
DARREN T. LODWICK
Post-Production Sound Mixer * Sound Editor
Script Supervisor * Makeup Assistant
Makeup/Hair * Art PA
NIKKI NINA NGUYEN
Production Assistant – Camera Dept. & Art Dept.
Special thanks to SAG-AFTRA
Filmed on location in Garden Grove and Costa Mesa, CA * Shot on RED, edited on Adobe
“The Dinner Scene” premiered at the 9th Annual Alameda International Film Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area, and will be seen at festivals around North America autumn 2017 – summer 2018. Follow @NThurkettle for news about upcoming screenings.