"Art happens the moment one’s intellect and emotions either converge or collide." --Anonymous-- Great storytelling does precisely that. And I'm a storyteller.
Supervised the development and production of a live, online TV show for the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. Worked on projects at Universal, CBS, Culver Studios, Amblin Entertainment, Paulist Productions and multiple independent films. My film, "My Uncle Sidney" is based on a short story by two-time Edgar Award winning author, James Lee Burke (Black Cherry Blues, Cimarron Rose...), stars Hollywood favorite John Ashton (Beverly Hills Cop, Gone Baby Gone...) and garnered numerous festival awards. My original screenplay "Twenty Lashes" won Best of the Festival and I was recently commissioned to write the screenplay, "Misfortune."
Name: Timothy Dee
Lives in: Denver, Colorado
Company: Mountain Vista Productions LLC
Occupation: Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Unique traits: Full service HD Production Company. Pro Bono work for Save-Jon.org, The Open Media Foundation and PetAid Colorado.
My Uncle Sidney
Film (short) by Timothy Dee Writer/Producer, Director/Editor It's passive resistance with a Texas attitude! Based on the short story "Uncle Sidney and the Mexicans" by two-time Edgar Award winning author, James Lee Burke, "My Uncle Sidney" tells the story of a cantankerous southeast Texas farmer who confronts the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan head on.
GRAND PRIZE KING FOUNDATION BEST OF THE FESTIVAL Scriptwriting Competition, Las Vegas, Nevada.
WINNER NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Cinema 16 Louisiana Lagniappe Award.
OFFICIAL SELECTION Nashville Independent Film Festival.
OFFICIAL SELECTION SXSW FILM FESTIVAL, Austin, TX for film, Spirit of the Wind.
WINNER Bronze Worldfest-Houston competition.
WINNER CINE EAGLE chosen to represent the U.S. in international competition.
HONORABLE MENTION "Movies on a Shoestring " Competition, Rochester International Film Festival.
OFFICIAL SELECTION Melbourne Independent Filmmaker’s Festival.
WINNER 1st Annual WORLDFEST-FLAGSTAFF.
WINNER COLLEGE EMMY American Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation College Television Com
WINNER A&E NETWORK CITY-VIDEOS COMPETITION on the Arts & Entertainment Network.
ACE AWARD WINNER as part of American Cablesystems team producing a national campaign combating illit
Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)