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Animated feature screenplay LOCAL SUGAR, set on the bayou in 1970s Louisiana, made a long-distance trip to China and was honored with a nomination for CICAF's Golden Monkey King Award in the writing category!
China International Cartoon and Animation Festival (CICAF) is China's largest cartoon and animation event and has been held annually in Hangzhou since 2004.
Here's hoping that reaching out across borders continues to be fruitful for LOCAL SUGAR!
Carlos Gutierrez's script BLACK AND BLUE placed third in the Fade In Awards' THRILLER category and subsequently was featured in Variety.
Ingram optioned his urban dance drama, Yankee Gal!, and coming-of-age sports drama, White Chocolate, to Lamont Cain of Hierarchy Pictures. His action drama, Trading Paint, about a troubled black youth overcoming obstacles to become a NASCAR champion, was snatched up by Param Gill of FlickBag Productions. His comedy short, The Marriage Workshop, was his fourth option.
His spiritual action thriller, John Benjamin: The Spy of God, is beginning to make the rounds and he's putting a final polish on two comedies, Man Of The 'House, a family comedy, and Homeschool High, a teen comedy. His reputation of being collaborate, professional and "fast", combined with his general talent and willingness to take on assignments, has garnered Eric an immense amount of attention in 2014.
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