FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Less Than Kind Star Brooke Palsson Cast In Short Screenplay Contest Film

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LESS THAN KIND's Brooke Palsson is set to play Sally in Daniel Audet's RUSTED PYRE

Director Laurence Cohen (ROCKETMAN) is set to helm Canadian Short Screenplay Competition 3rd place script RUSTED PYRE written by Daniel Audet in Havelock, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Regina, SK— Gemini nominee Brooke Palsson (LESS THAN KIND, EYE OF THE BEAST) stars alongside Samantha Somer Wilson (ROCKETMAN, NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY.) in the Daniel Audet written short film script which placed 3rd in the 2008 Canadian Short Screenplay Competition.

The film is being produced for the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition and Year of the Skunk Productions. David Cormican will produce alongside Associate Producer Dillon Andrews.

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Nurse.Fighter.Boy.'s Samatha Somer Wilson cast to play Ginny in director Laurence Cohen's envisioning of Daniel Audet's RUSTED PYRE

Audet’s script is the story of a two teenage girls, Sally (Brooke Palsson), and Ginny (Samantha Somer Wilson), who hang out in an abandoned car on the outskirts of town as they flirt with a ghost story that becomes terrifyingly too real. RUSTED PYRE was a recipient of the 2010 National Screen Institute’s Drama Prize and is being supported through the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.

Shawn Fulton is the director of photography. Gemini winner, Brenda Shenher is Designing Costumes.

Principal photography will take place November 27 and 28, 2010 in Havelock, Saskatchewan, Canada.

The film is being produced with the financial assistance of Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit and Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit.


About David Cormican

DAVID CORMICAN is an award winning blogger (2010 Canadian Weblog Award winner – best literature & writing category), father, performer, producer and founder of the prestigious Canadian Short Screenplay Competition (CSSC), an organization he formed to showcase and promote emerging screenwriters through recognition and the production of their winning work. In 2010 Cormican was a nominee for the Regina Mayor’s Arts & Business Award for Innovation in the Arts and a recipient of the National Screen Institute’s Drama Prize. In addition to establishing the CSSC's Short Film Fund, he is also a partner with Minds Eye Entertainment where he is in charge of development for the production company’s feature film, television and branded content. Recent producing credits include THE TALL MAN (Jessica Biel) and FACES IN THE CROWD (Milla Jovavich, Julian McMahon) for Minds Eye and RUSTED PYRE (Brooke Palsson, Samantha Somer Wilson) and MINUS LARA (a Bravo!FACT funded short starring Romina D’Ugo) for the CSSC. He is a board member for Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, a counselor for ACTRA Saskatchewan and board member representing the arts portfolio for SaskCulture. He also sits on various committees for SaskFilm, SMPIA and the Canadian Media Producers Association.
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