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The Vend Drive-by: James Findlay

A graduate of the University of New South Wales Media Communications Degree, James Findlay has written and directed a variety of short films and documentaries over the years.  His horror short, ZZZZ, screened in festivals around Australia
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2010: The Year in Review, or 2011: The Year Ahead

It’s a Saturday morning and I’m sitting on the couch, surveying the remains of yesterday’s shred-fest (I cleaned out the spare room, which used to be my study) and waiting for the coffee to kick in.
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Short Films: Kill Devil Hill

I’m always interested in what’s happening in short films – it’s incredible to see how much story can be told in a truncated format. Short horror flicks are also of particular interest (my short story, Sunday Drivers was turned into the 8 minute film Sisters, by James Findlay this year).

Here’s an interview over at Examiner.com with Ace Jordan,
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Even Better than Bacon Patches!

What cheers you up even more than bacon patches? Seeing stills of the movie that’s been made of one of your short stories, that’s what! Huzzah. And creepy thing is: the dead girl looks exactly as I imagined her in my head when I wrote the story.

Sisters is based on Sunday Drivers, which appeared at The Daily Cabal.

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Just heard from talented young filmmaker, James Findlay (he of ‘Vend’), that preproduction is about to start on ‘Sisters’. This is a short film based on my first Daily Cabal story ‘Sunday Drivers’. My friend Mark Kassab (talented screenwriter) wrote the script. Can’t wait to see how it turns out 🙂

Sunday Drivers

The dead girl sits in the passenger seat, watching
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Short Films

Had a very nice meeting with talented young film maker James Findlay yesterday (http://www.vendtheshortfilm.googlepages.com/home) and had a chat about making a film of one of my Daily Cabal microfictions, Sunday Drivers (http://www.dailycabal.com/angela_slatter/). Another mutual friend, the equally talented Mark Kassab wrote a short film script, Sisters, based on Sunday Drivers, and James liked it so much that he wants
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