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Following the journey of a screenplay and its writer from the idea, to writing, to option, to shooting.

‘Lavender’ Goes to the Theatre and Home

So Lavender received a theatrical release across Canada. Yeah! Here’s what some of the more intelligent critics had to say: Toronto Star By Victoria Ahearn The Canadian Press Variety Review by Nick Schager Richard Crouse You can now rent or own … Continue reading

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‘Lavender’, Seed to Screen: Cole’s Notes Version

“You can’t be fond of living in the past, ’cause if you are then there’s no way that you’re going to last”— Gord Downie Lavender, Seed to Screen, started and stopped. As with most things it depends on income, time … Continue reading

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Lavender is going to be at Cinéfest Sudbury!

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If you’re in, or going to be in the Sudbury September 17-26 make sure to check out Cinéfest Sudbury and their great line up of films. Including ‘Lavender’!        

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‘Lavender’

Lavender, written by Colin Frizzell and Ed Gass-Donnelly, directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly, produced by South Creek Pictures and 3 Legged Dog Films, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2016.  “When a photographer (Abbie Cornish) in a failing marriage suffers severe memory loss after a … Continue reading

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First Teaser and Review for Lavender!

Movie Trailer for Lavender! Movie Review for Lavender!

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‘Lavender’, Seed to Screen: Settle My Brain for a Long Winter’s Nap.

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with … Continue reading

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Part 18: Still Trying to Say Good-Bye.

“It’s the emptiest and yet the fullest of all human messages: ‘Good-bye.’” ― Kurt Vonnegut It was June 30th. The phone rang, I think it was in the morning. Mom was on the other end. Dad had been out on … Continue reading

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Part 17: A Gift for Prose

“Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.” ― Emily Dickinson Lusiana Lukman and I started to work together, not just on Lavender put on the possibility of some other projects, too. Including her memoirs, she has … Continue reading

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Part 16: Easter.

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” ― Pope John Paul II While I had been down in the county Kimberley Bradley had called me to offer me another film job. … Continue reading

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Part 15: Crystal Sculptures on a Frozen Lake

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” ― Lois Lowry, The Giver It was a new year and time for a new apartment. I wanted to … Continue reading

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