Casualties of the State: The Shooting Script

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About the author:
Alan Lamberg is a founding partner of Corner Film Productions. He manages the company’s financial and logistical operations. He is the primary author and producer of the feature-length drama-thriller, Casualties of the State (2012). He has also produced one industrial subject for Solvay Chemicals, Inc. (2013), one feature documentary, Determined Lives (2012), and three short subjects, For Lease (2011), Jane Doe (2010), and Hazard Pay (2010).

Raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Alan attained a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Film and Theatre Arts at Towson University in 2000. He earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration at Saint Louis University in 2004, followed by eight years employment for the City of Kirkwood, Missouri as cartographer and staff to a historic preservation commission. He and his wife taught English for three years in Nagano, Japan.

Alan enjoys being creative and continues to work in the fields of public service and media production, collaborating globally.

Filmmaker Jeremy Cropf appreciates every opportunity to work in such an exciting medium. He is a founding partner of Corner Film Productions. Jeremy has worked with several production companies in New York, Portland, Seattle, and St. Louis. He is the director of the feature-length drama-thriller, Casualties of the State (2012). By 2014, he was a director of two feature length dramas, one feature length documentary, and nine short subjects; he was an editor of four feature length dramas and documentaries and over a dozen short subjects.

Raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Jeremy graduated in 2010 from the Tisch School of the Arts undergraduate Film and Television production program at New York University. Jeremy was president of Ubuntu (formerly STAND: Anti Genocide Coalition) at NYU for over two years as well as an assistant editor for 24HoursForDarfur.org, a video advocacy and education campaign from 2007-2008. In 2009 Jeremy studied television and film production with the BBC Academy in London, attached as a media management assistant and researcher for the BBC Two British Academy of Film and Television Arts and Emmy award-winning series The Virtual Revolution.

He currently resides with his wife in Portland, Oregon.

Casualties of the State: The Shooting Script
 

Featuring Behind the Scenes with the Filmmakers

Authored by Alan Lamberg
Screenplay by Alan Lamberg, Jeremy Cropf
Edited by Walt Lamberg

Casualties of the State is about Americans facing difficult choices when they discover that political elites are profiting from war at the expense of American lives.

A feature-length drama-thriller independently produced by Corner Film Productions, Casualties of the State is the breakout film for director Jeremy Cropf and writer Alan Lamberg.

Alan and Jeremy invite you to a conversation, behind the scenes, about the origin of the story and the making of the film. Watch the movie, read this book, and go online to CasualtiesOfTheState.com/shootingscript to join the discussion and share your comments. An artful presentation of text and form, Casualties of the State: The Shooting Script includes screenshots and photos, key story-board sequences, and a detailed analysis of script-to-screen changes, why and how scenes were cut, and how scenes were technically handled.

A revealing look of a highly collaborative effort that couldn't have been made without its St. Louis-based cast and crew, Casualties of the State: The Shooting Script invites the reader to share the full vision of both writer and director.

This book includes:
  • A conversation between director Jeremy Cropf and writer Alan Lamberg, in which they reveal the behind-the-scenes making of the film, Casualties of the State
  • 16 pages of storyboards, 19 cinematic frames, and 16 behind-the-scenes photos
  • An appendix for filmmakers with guidelines on how to write and format an industry standard screenplay



Publication Date:
2014-09-15
ISBN/EAN13:
1496049160 / 9781496049162
Page Count:
352
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
7.44" x 9.69"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White with Bleed
Related Categories:
Performing Arts / Screenplays




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