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“Ambition” to Continue “Road to Revolution.”

Posted on June 5, 2012 by Monique Lewis

The script for “Ambition,”  Chapter 4 has been greenlit today! With that being said, we have launched the campaign to fund CHAPTER 4! With three Chapters finished, we are just one episode away from completing this first 4-part mini-series on The Road to Revolution. This episode is highly anticipated as it will pick up where “Chapter 3″ left […]Continue Reading »

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The Story You Crave

Posted on June 5, 2012 by James Riley

What makes a story worth your time? I’m a little embarrassed to admit it, but I can remember looking forward to “Happy Days” installments when the show first began running in 1974.   That would have been around 8th grade for me, and it might have had something to do with thinking high school would hold moments […]Continue Reading »

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The Inevitable Surprise

Posted on May 18, 2012 by James Riley

We’re at the “plot points” stage of episode #4, where we debate what happens to whom, how we match it to the events of the era, and what we have the means to attempt.   For example, in this next episode, we’re very confident that Reverend Laud, in a flash back scene, needs to give […]Continue Reading »

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Stories that Civilize

Posted on January 17, 2012 by James Riley

Stories are potentially dangerous, at least the wrong ones. A lot of parents lament profanity, sex, and violence in modern entertainment, but those, as I’ve lamented recently, are all found even in the Bible — in a context that explains their place.  How do you tell the story of Jesus without cutting off the centurion’s […]Continue Reading »

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The Very Idea Of It

Posted on December 10, 2011 by James Riley

In the BBC adaption of the Elizabeth Gaskell novel, Wives and Daughters, a rumpled country Squire Hamley played by Michael Gambon, anxiously makes a bid for the help of Miss Molly Gibson (Justine Waddell) in the care of Squire Hamley’s ailing wife. Unfortunately, Miss Gibson’s step mother, using Molly as a chess piece, insists the […]Continue Reading »

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Lucy’s Longest Trailer

Posted on September 8, 2011 by James Riley

This post has nothing to do with Lucile Ball.  It’s just a strained reference to how long it takes to make a decent trailer. That’s what we’re working on now, a trailer that pitches the series as a whole and we have been learning a lot from an anonymous professional in the field, (not anonymous […]Continue Reading »

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Innocence: Improbable or Impossible?

Posted on July 26, 2011 by James Riley

I always knew the character of Sarah Pine would be a bit of a risk.  Our Producer Jonathan Wilson even wondered, on first read, whether she was “all there.”    I explained that I saw her as a young woman obsessed with applied theology as a hobby, in a way we can’t quite imagine today this side of an Amish after glow […]Continue Reading »

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