Rodney Vance worked as Head Writer on two multi-award winning television series (Lifestyle Magazine, The Evidence), sold or was hired to write several screenplays and stage plays, one of which (Token) won the Judge's Choice Award in the Edward Albee International Playwriting Competition. He also wrote a published children's book called De'Monte Love (Visikid Books). He produced more than thirty stage plays and events, including an event for the Pan American Youth Congress at the Mexico City Sports Palace and one for a World Congress of Seventh-day Adventists at the New Orleans Superdome. He worked as an expert consultant in writing for the Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C. and as a classical announcer for WGTS-FM in Washington D.C. and NPR member station WAUS-FM in southwestern Michigan. He's a member of the Writers Guild, the Dramatist's Guild, the Television Academy, and, ahem, MENSA.
The Butterfly, the Harp and the Timepiece
Film (Short, Drama and Music) Producer "The Butterfly, The Harp, and The Timepiece" is a short film starring Oscar winner Melissa Leo (London Has Fallen, The Big Short, The Fighter), Golden Globe winner Alex Ebert (All is Lost), and scored by Grammy winner Alex Geringas. The story revolves around a vagabond, an office worker, and a former executive who grasp for hope in their waning dreams through sentimental treasures at a magical pawn shop, but unlikely circumstances bind their paths together in a culmination of fulfillment and disappointment. Written by Anonymous
Miracle at Gate 213
TV Movie (Drama) Writer Holiday travelers are stranded at an airport on Christmas Eve. The plot shows how the miracles at Gate 213 affect each person's life.
Napa Valley Dreams
Film (Documentary, Short and Family) Writer From ground to sky, from person to person, Napa Valley Dreams captures as never before the exquisite light, color and texture of a paradise and its people. This documentary travels through the story of a landscape crafted by geological turmoil, still evident in roiling geysers and hot springs, and woven with the tales of people striving to reach the ultimate - and finding peace through the journey. The sublime imagery and riveting personal stories in Napa Valley Dreams immerses viewers in the earthly yet ethereal experience of life in the Napa Valley. Written by Donna Rooney
Film (Short) Actor DARIO follows Dario, a mute orphan, as he and his brother Jack find community in a forested, utopian orphan commune. Dario is friendly to nobody but Jack, and has become an other in the world. When Dario gets caught stealing, Jack and Dario escape into the forest where they come across a commune, "the home," an utopian village of other orphaned children. For the first time, the boys find community and while Jack wholeheartedly accepts the commune and the other children, Dario is much more hesitant to do so. It is only through situations wrought from the outcomes of community, as well as the constant threat of police and child protection services, that Dario finds his own voice, both figuratively and literally.
In the Shadow of Bin Laden
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Angel in Chains
Video (Short and Drama) Writer Rip LeBeau lives hard. The rhythm of an open road and the roar of a Harley Davidson are the heartbeat of his life. Freedom is always to be found somewhere else, and the siren call of the open highway eases his restlessness. Storming through Arizona's majestic desert landscape in route to California, Rip and his pack of fellow road warriors find themselves stranded when a clutch breaks down. The guarded hospitality of a rancher's wife and her nine-year-old daughter Becky are about to alter LeBeau's odyssey. Filled with a colorful cast of characters, Angel in Chains is an entertaining ride that shows the heart of a seasoned biker is no match for the wisdom of a little girl. Written by Southern Adventist University Film Dept
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