Native New Yorker Russell Friedenberg wrote Trudell, which will be screened at this year’s Festival. Mostly recently, he wrote and starred in the mountain gothic thriller American Monster. His first screenplay, A Thousand Guns, was selected for the 1999 Sundance Screenwriting Lab and was recently optioned by Barnstorm Entertainment and The Goatsingers to be produced by Harvey Keitel, Michael Robinson and Heather Rae. In Spring 2005 he went into production on digital feature Ibid. Friedenberg aided the creation of New York Performance Alliance, an Off-Broadway theatrical school and performance center. In Los Angeles, he founded Blue Sphere Alliance, a successful theatre company.
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