The International Screenplay Competition known as Scriptapalooza based in Hollywood, California yielded a plethora of diverse talent when they announced their 12TH Year Quarterfinalists on July 23, 2010. Here, below is one of those Personalities,
a resident of Palatine, IL whose Script, MARTIN EDEN has won 2 worthy cinematic awards in 2010. He is currently seeking representation for this and other projects.
Jim's Logline to MARTIN EDEN reads as:
Martin Eden is a working class sailor who pursues self-education and fame as a writer in order to gain the affection of a woman far above his class. Martin soon discovers that fame is not all it’s cracked up to be and is compelled to embark on one final voyage.
Script: Martin Eden
Author: Jim Farina (Adapted from Jack London's novel)
For more info, his synopsis or to interview Jim at length regarding plot and circumstance, email him:
THE FARINA CHRONO-TIMETABLE:
Mr. Farina was also awarded second place in The Inkwell Opportunity competition that posted earlier this year:
2011 UPDATE: Kicking off the New Year in the Spirit of Creativity, Jim reports that:
Martin Eden was a finalist in
Sundance's Table Read My Script competition. http://www.tablereadmyscreenplay.com/#/top-100/4547294387
From Eden to Ebert, Jim definitely is the Personality behind 'The Story' that Roger Ebert may, wish and should interview for his new weekly half-hour film review program series kicking off in January of 2011 called:
"Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies,"
Posted by: ASK: Adrienne Sioux Koopersmith
November 24, 2010 - 9:22 & 10:15 AM CST
January 26, 2011 - 11:45 AM Update