Tag Archives: Theresa Duncan

Summaries

Here is some information on my works…!

Full-length Screenplays

  1. No Longer Human: A story of obsession. Inspired by the deaths of the artists Jeremy Blake and Theresa Duncan.
  2. Valentine: A retelling of Alexandre Dumas’s The Count of Monte Cristo, focused on the story of Maximilian Morrel and Valentine de Villefort.
  3. The Man Who Never Smiled: A contemporary film noir.
  4. Houdini & Conan Doyle: An exploration of the friendship, falling-out, and rivalry between the escape artist Harry Houdini and the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Short Screenplays

  1. Robots Are a Girl’s Best Friend is the story of a troubled middle-aged man who attends a Halloween party dressed as Marilyn Monroe. A life-changing encounter with an “inanimate object” helps him come to terms with his identity.
  2. Death Is No Bad Friend: Based on the life and works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Louis attempts to escape his guilty conscience through honeymooning on Mount Saint Helena. But his illness catches up, forcing him to face his demons.
Fiction
  1. “Go Jump in the Lake”: The precursor to Who is Laurence Harvey? An imagining of Laurence Harvey’s experience on the set of The Manchurian Candidate (1962). During filming in Manhattan, Larry is required to jump into the frozen waters of the Lake in Central Park. With this feat looming over his head, he questions his ability to cope with the pressure.
  2. “Robots Are a Girl’s Best Friend” (See above.)
  3. “Bludgeoning The Walrus”: A ‘60s period piece about a movie set designer who is fed up with his lecherous, big-shot boss.
  4. “Ulysses in Hell”: An account from the perspective of the hero Ulysses as he burns in Dante’s Inferno.
  5. “Coin-operated Golem”: Inspired by “A Supermarket in California” by Allen Ginsberg.
  6. “The Ink Drinker”: A dystopian story about a young girl who learns the truth about an outcast of society.
  7. “The Scar Still Hurts” (In Progress)
  8. “The Man with a Television for a Head” (In Progress)

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For more information, please visit my homepage: www.wix.com/gegallas/writer.

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Copyright 2012 by G. E. Gallas


Brief Update

Here is a brief update on my current creative projects and endeavors…!

  1. The Poet and the Flea: yesterday, received package with new art supplies, hurrah.
  2. Temporarily putting The Poet and the Flea and the Jeremy Blake/Theresa Duncan screenplay aside to work on a new project…
  3. New Project: transforming my short story entitled “Robots Are a Girl’s Best Friend” into a 5-8 page script!! Been working on this for the past few days and hopefully will complete in the next few days.
  4. Decided to put jukepopserials.com on the back burner…
  5. Yesterday, discovered BBC Writers Room!! The only problem is that I don’t live in the U.K. BUT they seem to occasionally have international opportunities, exhibit A: International Radio Playwrighting Competition 2012. Signed up for their newsletter and will keep my peepers peeled.

To Do:

  • Complete script for Robots Are a Girl’s Best Friend.
  • Apply to the Bluecat Screenplay Competition
  • Apply to The American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

P.S. I encourage all aspiring filmmakers to sign up with www.stage32.com!!

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Copyright 2012 by G. E. Gallas


Brief Update

Here is a brief update on my current creative projects and endeavors…!

  1. Just registered Who is Laurence Harvey? and The Golden Curator with Writers Guild of America, West.
  2. Applied to The Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Awards. Information updated on “Applications” post, here.
  3. Death Is No Bad Friend: Completed screenplay draft intended for short film (14 pages) this past Sunday.
  4. The Poet and the Flea: Too hot to draw, so I intend to work on the script over the next few days.
  5. Jeremy Blake/Theresa Duncan Screenplay: I intend to work on this as well.
  6. New Idea: jukepopserials.com. Have to think about it. May try and submit a revamped version of my short story entitled “Inside the Display Case” about a Siberian pit viper named Peter.

To Do:

  • Work on The Poet and the Flea and the Jeremy Blake/Theresa Duncan Screenplay.
  • Contemplate jukepopserials.com.
  • Apply to the Bluecat Screenplay Competition
  • Apply to The American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

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Copyright 2012 by G. E. Gallas


About New Projects

New Screenplay

Current Status: Rough outline completed and about 8 pages in.

Inspiration: The deaths of Jeremy Blake and Theresa Duncan.

Themes: Self-destructive, addictive obsession.

Topics of Interest: Jeremy Blake and Theresa Duncan; Sid Vicious and The Sex Pistols; Lewis Carroll and  Alice in Wonderland; Dazai Osamu and No Longer Human; etc.

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New Graphic Novel

Curent Status: Rough outline and character designs in progress; construction of dedicated website in progress.

Inspiration: William Blake’s miniature painting, “The Ghost of a Flea.”

Themes: Life and death; family; religion; society? The Industrial Revolution, etc.

Topics of Interest: William Blake, “The Ghost of a Flea,” The Divine Comedy (Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso) and Dante, etc.

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Copyright 2012 by G. E. Gallas


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