48HFP Screenplay Workshop
10 SW 11 Ave Fort Lauderdale
This two hour workshop will be facilitated by George Edward Fernandez of the New York Film Academy.
Fernandez has a BA in Communications from Excelsior College. He studied Film at the University of Miami, then earned an MIBA in International Business from Nova Southeastern University. He wrote the award-winning play, Vietnam Trilogy at the Veterans Theater in Los Angeles, California. The play became the basis for his first feature film, Cease Fire, with Don Johnson, and Lisa Blount and directed by future Emmy Award Winner David Nutter. He then wrote and produced Shallow Grave, followed by Point of Impact (Spanish Rose) starring Michael Pare, Barbara Carrera, and Michael Ironside. He has worked marketing and selling projects at Cannes, France; Milan, Italy; and the American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles. He also taught Film Production and Screenwriting at Florida State University School of Motion Pictures in Tallahassee, FL. He has also acted in several film projects including the lead in My Father, Mi Padre, dealing with Alzheimer’s. He has worked on several NBC/USA Pilots including The Arrangement. He has won the following: Key of the City, Miami, Florida; Filmmaker of the Year, University of Miami; Houston International Film Festival; Christianson Gold Lone Star Award-Best TV Pilot, Greater Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival; Penny Thought, Best of Florida, Docudrama; Entertainment Incubator Script Contest – 2nd Place; Governor of Florida, Screenwriting Award, Virgin Island Film Festival.
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