(PRWEB) June 2, 2005
Award winning Independent Screenwriter/Director Nashvillian Don Boner and award winning Screenwriter Chera Federle today announced that they have received the endorsement and positive feedback about their new screenplay WLAC Nashville. Mr. Boner whoÂs prior feature Losers Lounge was winner of the best Film Noir 2004 Bare Bones International Independent Film Festival and his second feature Somewhere In Indiana is distributed by Echelon Entertainment.
WLAC Nashville is a fictional dramatization of the late night WLAC disc jockeys who played Rhythm and Blues during the 50Âs through the early 1970Âs. The 50,000-watt radio station beamed its signal to over 15 million listeners in 38 states and overseas. These deejays influenced a new generation of young men and women, black and white and launched the careers of many R & B legends, paving the way for Rock and Roll.
Hoss Allen, John R., Gene Nobles, and Herman Grizzard have all passed away. But as sound goes on forever, their words remain out there, traveling at 50,000 watts, as the music they played continues to inspire future generations.
The Script WLAC Nashville has been endorsed by The Southern Legends Association and The Southern Legends Entertainment and Performing arts Hall of Fame. Bobby Morris of the The Southern Legends Entertainment and Performing arts Hall of Fame is doing a story on how the screenplay was written.
The script has been read by Michael Gray, curator, Country Music Hall of FameÂ® and Museum, Night Train to Nashville, http://www.countrymusichalloffame.com/programs/nttn_program_.html
Terry Stewart of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has read the script and is supportive of the project
R&B songwriter and legendary R&B producer Ted Jarrett, of Nashville Tennessee, has read the screenplay and supports the project.
John Rhys, of BluePower plans on doing a web cast on WLAC and the WLAC Script. http://www.bluepower.com/
Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductee Matt Lucas has read the script and is very supportive of the project. Matt provided background material for the script. http://www.rockabilly.nl/artists/mattlucas.htm
Bob Timmers of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame has read the script and loves the story believing ÂThis story has to be toldÂ http://www.rockabillyhall.com
Former Nashville Scene reporter Beverly Keel is reading the script.
Margaret Richbourg, John RÂs widow was thrilled that a script had been written about her late husband. Bebe Evans, Hoss AllenÂs daughter, was very happy to hear that a script about her father has been written. Both ladies are reading the screenplay.
Dawn Upshaw, three-time Grammy Award winner, and worldwide celebrity opera singer who is the granddaughter of the late Herman Grizzard is reading the script.
Don Boner attended the New York Film AcademyÂs four-week intensive workshop in 2002. Don wrote and directed the award winning feature Losers Lounge in 2003 ( best Film Noir 2004 Bare Bones International Independent Film Festival ). In 2004 Don wrote and Directed the feature Somewhere In Indiana that is distributed by Echelon Entertainment.
Chera Federle is an optioned screenwriter and her scripts have made it to the final round of the selection process for the 2002 Sundance Feature Film Program, as well as placing in the quarterfinals of the 5th Annual Fade In Screenwriting Awards. A dramatic short she wrote reached the top three in the American Zoetrope short script review process in June 2003.
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