Nicholas Proferes was the director/cameraman and editor of Free at Last, a 90-minute documentary on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which was awarded best documentary at the Venice Film Festival in 1969; director of photography and editor of Wanda, a feature film directed by Barbara Loden, awarded best picture at the Venice Film Festival in 1971; and co-producer, director of photography, and editor of The Visitors, a feature film directed by Elia Kazan. In 2008, his screenplay Romeros, Julieta, & the General won best screenplay at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival; and in 2009, his screenplay Handsome Harry, directed by Bette Gordon, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The third edition of Proferes' book, Film Directing Fundamentals: Seeing Your Film Before You Shoot, was published in August 2008.
Proferes wrote the screenplay for this movie, which opened the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival....▶
Film Directing Fundamentals
Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on the screen the full dramatic....▶
In grim, rust-belt Pennsylvania, Wanda is down and out. She works sporadically, has abandoned her husband and children....▶