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.

The Dinner Scene


USA, color, runtime 10 mins.

Starring
Holly Bittinger as “Pamela”
MacLeod Andrews as “David”
and Jenaha McLearn as “A Writer”

Art Director * Editor * Writer * Producer * Director
NICHOLAS THURKETTLE

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
CRAIG GOOD

Script Supervisor * Makeup Assistant
JENAHA MCLEARN

Makeup/Hair * Art PA
NIKKI NINA NGUYEN

Production Assistant – Camera Dept. & Art Dept.
ELIZABETH SUZANNE

Special thanks to SAG-AFTRA
Filmed on location in Garden Grove and Costa Mesa, CA
Shot on RED, edited on Adobe

World Premiere screening slated for November at the 9th Annual Alameda International Film Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area. In consideration for festivals from autumn 2017 – summer 2018. Follow @NThurkettle for news about festival screenings.

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