The Pounding Echo Of The Cucubano & The Coqui is the 2nd feature drama written with my writing partner. Our previous script was made into my first feature film produced by Sundance alumni & cast on the team.
This latest updated draft is presented more as a fable and follows themes that revolve around faith, hope & closure amidst a haunting tragedy and complicated grief. A supernatural tale set in Puerto Rico.
I'm looking for constructive feedback particularly regarding character development & dialogue. Note to reader- This is more in vein with art house style films. So despite not following strict formulas, I'm still interested in feedback specifically regarding the strength in the conflicts and rhythms of the first half.
Had been writing, directing & producing award winning short films for 15 years before embarking on my first micro budget feature H.O.M.E. . Since the success of this film, I've been engaged with writing the next script and possibly a 2nd one. In between, I spend time creating hand crafted experimental shorts and cinematic portrait pieces.
I continue to work on film crews as I have for the last 15-20 years, while cultivating a network and gaining first hand experience with award winning producers & directors. I'm looking to strengthen my writing skills while avoiding conventional script approaches. more...