Hammond native Bridie Jurasevich is honored to have her comedic screenplay starring as one of many tasks featured in The Chicago Comedy Movie Competition.
Jurasevich’ work “Boarding: Greetings from the 4th Dimension” will probably be featured on The Chicago Comedy Movie Competition’s web site by way of Saturday. See it at chicagocomedyfilmfestival.com. The author mentioned the pageant grew to become a digital occasion because of the present pandemic. The occasion continues by way of Saturday.
The screenplay, which she describes as a “darkish comedy” that satirizes developments in popular culture, politics and extra, was written in 2018 when she attended the Harold Ramis College at Second Metropolis. After ending this system she was awarded a writing fellowship. Jurasevich, who now lives in Chicago, is a graduate of Hammond’s Gavit Excessive College and Indiana College in Bloomington.
“Boarding” received Greatest Comedy Screenplay from pageant organizers and was awarded a desk learn through the fest.
Jurasevich, 30, mentioned she produced the studying for the web site and it is a “cross between a radio play and a staged studying.” She performs a bit half in it and others with a featured half within the studying are Kandice Barreda, John Charles McLaughlin and Andrew Lawrence Renslow. Tom Novak additionally helped with the music.
“Boarding” has additionally received different awards within the pageant enviornment together with Greatest Darkish Comedy Screenplay at The Atlanta Comedy Movie Competition and accolades within the characteristic size writing competitors at The Austin Comedy Brief Movie Fest. It additionally was named a “Second Rounder” at The Austin Movie Competition within the writing competitors class.
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