Former Colony screenwriter makes his directorial debut

This earned him a ticket to the fledgling Screenwriters Colony, a month-long all-expenses-paid retreat at John Johnson’s sprawling estate on Almanack Pond Road. For Palmer, it was life changing.

“It was magical,” he said. “The are just a small group of people who have had this experience and it is truly defined by Almanack Farm, its beauty, its isolation. I wrote a screenplay while I was there that got me my first job. It was really a launch pad in many ways.

Tomorrow he will screen a preview of “Naked Singular-ity”, a film he co-wrote and directed, at Dreamland. Its official theatrical release is scheduled for August 6.

The film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Sergio De La Pava and stars John Boyega and Olivia Cooke.

“Naked Singularity” tells the story of a young public defender, played by Boyega, who is exhausted, disillusioned with the system and close to radiation, and decides to rob one of his clients during a drug deal. of $75 million.

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