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#1 Gus Trivino

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Posted 01 February 2010 - 11:40 AM

Hi Guys

I just wanna share this news with you.
Since a finished my studies on the Cinema School, 15 years ago, I always thought some day became a Director.
In all this time, I wrote the scrips of 4 movies, but always was knocking doors but nothing happenned.

Years ago, tired for not film nothing as director I wrote a script thinking in to film it with some friends and only during the weekeends.
Not too much actors, not to much locations and only 7 peoples crew behind the camera.
I wrote the script thinking in the only thing I have not to pay: The steadicam.
All the movie was thinking in steadicam shots.
but before start the pre production, I decided last year sent the script in a contest

Well, I sent the script at the contest, almost 600 scripts looking for 2 places, and...
I won the contest!
Now, The Institute of Cinema will give me almost $400,000 in order to do the film (in Argentina that is possible)
Im very happy guys, I hope to do a good film and that let me open some doors to became a Director in the future.
Best to all,

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#2 JimBartell


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Posted 01 February 2010 - 12:15 PM

Congratulations Gustavo! Be sure to post a lot of behind the scenes shots (with the BFD prominently featured, of course).

Jim Bartell
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#3 Norbert von der Heidt

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Posted 01 February 2010 - 07:46 PM

Congrats Gus!

It just goes to show that perseverance pays off, BIG time! Also good to know there is life beyond Steadicam, ha,ha,ha. Best of luck with your project...anyway, if you need an op you know where to look for one.

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#4 geoff shotz

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 12:49 AM

i don't know if you can hear me, gus, but i'm clapping really loud for you! congratulations! that is great news! can't wait to see the film!

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#5 Fabrizio Sciarra SOC ACO

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 04:40 AM

Have fun with your movie
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#6 Lars Erik

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 04:46 AM

Hey Gustavo,

congrats with the funding.

Godspeed on the film. I'll cross my fingers for you!

All the best

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#7 Alan Dague-Greene

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Posted 07 February 2010 - 05:21 PM

Amazing. That sounds like a one-in-a-million opportunity. Congratulations!
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#8 Mike McGowan SOC

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Posted 08 February 2010 - 11:20 PM

im available :P
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#9 Kelli Lee

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Posted 09 February 2010 - 11:42 AM

Congrats Gus let me know If you need any help with storyboards or concepts
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