Looking for a jamaican/caribbean screen write - a job post by Lynda Edwards

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Looking for a Jamaican/Caribbean screen write

Seeking Screenwriter
Location Orlando, Florida
Status Pre-production
Type Episodic
Genre Action / Adventure • Adventure • Drama • Family • History • Television • Historical
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Date Added Apr 5, 2021
Date Updated Apr 5, 2021
Deadline Oct 5, 2021
About the job

I am in the process of developing a TV Series Pitch Bible for my book Friendship Estate and I am looking for a Jamaican/West Indian to help me develop the script.  A Hollywood Executive I spoke to suggested that having Jamaicans/West Indians work on the project would preserve the authenticity of the story I tell within the book.

Jamaica in the late 1700s and early 1800s was at a crossroads.  The abolition of slavery was on the horizon, the white and black races had been mixing for generations and had formed a new culture, a modern society born of oppression with a deep desire to mix freely and chart a new course for themselves. This utopian fantasy transcends history. Instead, transporting us to a world with renewed faith in the possibilities that lie ahead.   By showing us what might have been, Friendship Estate points the way to what might still be. If only…


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