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Screenplay & Film Consulting By Susan Kouguell

Month: October 2010

PraiseMaker CD Reviews

THE SINGING ROOMS CD released on September 21
PraiseMaker (Alvin Singleton, composer/ Susan Kouguell, text) Robert Spano conducts the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. To order:

Reviews of PraiseMaker…

“[PraiseMaker] is homophonic but uses that simplicity as a virtue, building up a raw and concentrated spiritual intensity, with flashes of rage. Singleton’s music here makes a potent impact from a limited palette.”– Pierre Ruhe, Atlanta Journal Constitution

“The real choral winner is Alvin Singleton’s PraiseMaker, a piece of extraordinary depth and emotion. The work intends on being a universal secular celebration of accomplishments and learning. This it indeed does, and I found it enthralling from first to last…”– Steven Ritter,



Here is my “Ask the Screenplay Doctor” October Column

Working with Independent Directors

If you have written a screenplay for a short film, there are several avenues you can choose to find a potential director., as well as other screenwriting and film publications, have sections containing information about screenwriters seeking directors and vice versa, and lists of festivals that specialize in short films. When possible, attending these film festivals is a great way to see directors’ work to determine if you share the same sensibilities as the filmmaker.

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