CinemaSpoke | Aaron Coffman

cinemaThe fourth of five CinemaSpoke finalists, Somewhere Less Familiar is a drama that follows a teenager and his parents as they struggle to start their lives over after a bitter divorce.

 

 

 

 

CinemaSpoke Readings Continue with Aaron Coffman’s "Somewhere Less Familiar" 

Cinema St. Louis’ annual CinemaSpoke screenplay competition and workshop continues with Aaron Coffman’s Somewhere Less Familiar at 7 p.m. Monday, July 9, on the fourth floor of the Centene Center for Arts & Education, 3547 Olive St. in Grand Center. The reading is free and open to the public.

The fourth of five CinemaSpoke finalists, Somewhere Less Familiar is a drama that follows a teenager and his parents as they struggle to start their lives over after a bitter divorce.

Coffman was born and raised in Missouri and graduated from Webster University with a degree in film production. His thesis film, Stealing Home, was awarded a Kodak Film Grant and went on to win Best Drama at the Griffon International Film Festival. The short also played in competition at the 2006 St. Louis International Film Festival.

CinemaSpoke judges are TV writer/producer Paul Guyot (Judging Amy, Felicity), screenwriter Richard Chapman (Live From Baghdad), producer Buzz Hirsch (Silkwood), St. Louis Post-Dispatch film critic Joe Williams and St. Louis writer/producer Bobbie Lautenschlager. A reading of the final script, Denise Ward-Brown’s Already Cooked, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the Centene Center for Arts & Education. The winning script will receive a full reading on Monday, Sept. 10.

For more information, contact Cinema St. Louis at 314-289-4150 or visit its Web site at www.cinemastlouis.org.

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