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Welcome to LORRE FRITCHY's Resume Highlights


Writing Good Stuff

  • WINNER, Best Screenplay, Workers Unite Film Festival/National Writers Union NYC (2014) for original script MILLIES.
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  • WINNING FINALIST, Women In Film & Video Screenwriting Competition (2013) for original script MILLIES.
  • GRAND PRIZE WINNER, One In Ten National Screenplay Competition (2004) for original script KIND HEARTED WOMAN.
  • FINALIST, Movie Poet's 5-Minute Screenplay Competition (2002) for original short script BETWEEN THE LINES.
  • Writer/Director/Producer of the feature film MILLIES (in development). MILLIES follows a bankrupt, modern-day mill owner visited by mill workers from 1912 when they discover her future threatens their historic past. Read our news about Olympia Dukakis here!
  • Created and Wrote a series of articles for NewEnglandFilm.com entitled, "The First-Hand Adventures of a First-Time Filmmaker." Outlined the nuts and bolts of producing the one-hour documentary on Sandy 'Spin' Slade. Series was honored as a Filmmaker's Indispensable Hot Site by American Dreamer Independent Filmworks.
  • Wrote reviews and interviews published on NewEnglandFilm.com, a comprehensive web site for New England filmmakers.
  • "Cutting Edge Camera Has MILLIES Seeing RED" article by Lorre Fritchy for IMAGINE media magazine (08/08).
  • "What's In A Word?" article by Lorre Fritchy interviewing documentarian Fran Rzeznik for NewEnglandFilm.com (06/08).
  • "You've Got A Friend in Media Mentors" article in IMAGINE film news magazine (2004).
  • Judge and Committee Member, Women In Film & Video Screenplay Competition (2003).
  • Advanced to second round of Sundance Screenwriting Competition with original script PORCH PEOPLE.
  • Interviewed New England filmmakers for articles published in the Northeast media arts news magazine, IMAGINE.
  • Published reviews of films and film festivals for The Writers' Website.
  • As Assistant Producer at national news syndicator, wrote more than 30 news items for "Women's Health Update" series; aired on more than 120 U.S. television stations. Helped launch three news series and created title for "Prescription: Health" series. Researched and wrote hundreds of fact sheets pertaining to medical, crime prevention, women's health and education topics to supplement television pieces. Additionally composed newsletters, flyers, marketing materials and articles.
  • Senior Writer for a national job marketing organization. Wrote thousands of resumes and job marketing materials for entry/executive-level clients.


Creating Good Stuff on Film & Video

  • WINNER, Videographer Awards (2010) - Director/Producer/Editor/Camera for a promotional video for Andover School of Montessori, a PreK-8th Grade school following the innovative educational methods of pioneer Dr. Maria Montessori. Preparing Your Child for Life has proven to be an effective and important marketing tool for this private school dedicated to honoring each student.
  • WINNER, Award of Merit, Academy of Video Arts & Sciences (2001) for indie documentary "Sandy 'Spin' Slade: Beyond Basketball" - Director/Producer/Editor/Camera for this one-hour Spinumentary™ on the unique occupation and inspiring persona of Sandy Slade, considered the best basketball handler in the world. Performed research, fundraising, budgeting, interviews, production and distribution aspects of this piece, including submission to film festivals, special venues and television stations. Also includes shooting on Sony TRV-900 and editing in Final Cut Pro on a G4 system. Those were the days. Watch the film trailer here or Check out the DVD or streaming options.
  • Writer/Producer of the feature film MILLIES (in development). MILLIES follows a bankrupt, modern-day mill owner visited by ghosts of mill workers who discover her future threatens their historic past. Read our news about (The Goddess) Olympia Dukakis here!
  • Director/Producer/Editor/Camera for numerous commercial videos featuring educational and home-based physical fitness games series Skillastics and Fitivities.
  • Director/Producer with crew obtaining multiple interviews and b-roll elements to integrate into national corporate video for AAA.
  • Director/Producer/Editor/Camera for Trust & Believe - a charity music video by LawTown Voice to raise funds for Haiti. This was a one-day marathon shoot with a We Are The World inspired purpose, the brainchild of dance music performer Bylli Crayone. The song is available on iTunes, with all funds going to Haiti's earthquake relief. Watch the video on my YouTube channel: Trust & Believe.
  • Juror for the Online New England Film Festival sponsored by NewEnglandFilm.com.
  • Director/Producer/Editor/Camera on two videos supporting the production of the feature film MILLIES. Go On The Set (below) or witness The Assassination of Lincoln: Teardown of a Century-Old Mill Building.
  • Director/Editor/Camera for Greater Hartford Legal Aid's (GHLA) 50th Anniversary Video, celebrating decades of pioneering advancements in the pursuit of justice for people in poverty.
  • Director/Editor/Camera for fundraising video for Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF), a non-profit organization empowering women, girls and their families with the legal tools to achieve equal opportunities in their personal and professional lives.
  • Executive Producer/Editor/Camera for documentary "The Gay Marriage Thing" about the politics, the piety, and the people engaged in the same-sex marriage debate in Massachusetts.
  • Media Mentor to new artists as part of the Women In Film/Video Media Mentor program. Advised college graduates and new-to-the-industry individuals on the business and creative aspects of pursuing their film and video goals. One such mentee went on to earn an Oscar nomination for her gawgeous environmental documentary! ;)
  • Immersed in comprehensive 2-Day Director's Workshop with renowned instructor/director Guy Magar.
  • Director/Producer/Editor/Camera on long-form and short-form videos for The Community Group multi-faceted child care agency. Required multi-location shoots and extreme clarity of vision for the overall large scope and message of the piece.
  • Editor of two montage videos for national dance company’s production of “The Stringmaker.” Consisted of a nature theme and an urban theme with artistic rendering, which were then projected onto a large-scale format.
  • Committee Member - Women In Film/Video Charity Grant committee. Reviewed and selected non-profit applicants to receive a promotional video written, produced and directed by the committee.
  • Director/Producer/Editor/Camera on fundraising video for Adelante! urban youth center, raising money to serve its predominantly low-income minority community.
  • Production Consultant to community-based video production program to get inner-city and minority youth interested in film/video career paths.
  • Managed logistics from locations, studio rental, and transportation to actors and set lockdown as Production Coordinator/Talent Manager on NYC human resources video shoot for international Fortune 500 company.
  • Coordinated talent and crew as Studio Manager for a 3-camera shoot of the instructional video, The Goddess Dancing.
  • Fulfilled Assistant Producer role for an IBM video shot in the heart of Boston. In addition to hiring crew, coordinating support materials, and scouting locations, responsibilities included obtaining all film permits, and acting as a liaison to government, police, and public park officials. Also coordinated logistics for the in-studio green screen portion of this production.
  • Functioned as Researcher and Assistant Producer of a 20-minute documentary celebrating the 70th anniversary of the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Operated QTV VPS-600LT teleprompter and coordinated supporting aspects of the production. Gathered extensive assets on the history of this chefs' organization, and worked directly with Producer and Editor to shape the final product.
  • Edited rough cut of a 3-minute piece focusing on the future of the American Culinary Federation, using a Media 100 system.
  • Served as Assistant to the Producer on the independent film "Gavin's Way," written and directed by D.R. Farquharson. Obtained a number of community contributions and assisted with various production and set duties for this low-budget picture.
  • Wrote and produced 4:30 demo tape for the leading syndicator of medical, crime prevention, women's health and education television news in the country. Worked directly with senior editor on shot selection, soundbites, graphics, music and effects.
  • As 2nd 2nd AD on one-hour TV pilot, "Eternal Embrace," locked down set, assisted Art, Craft Services and other departments, and supported 1st and 2nd AD in production capacities.
  • Served as 2nd AD for Greg Joyce's feature-length comedy, "Working Stiff." Responsible for wrangling talent and locking down the set while working with Extras, overseeing make-up & wardrobe, and coordinating production assistants.
  • As Assistant Producer for Ivanhoe Broadcast News, coordinated all aspects of in-house production including script input, voiceovers, audio/video dubs, segment topics research, and correspondence with a national network of freelance producers and TV stations.


Other Good Stuff

  • Numerous Writing & Storytelling Workshops and Writers' Critique Groups
  • One-Week Director's Workshop, Maine International Media Workshops
  • Screenwriting Workshops with Michael Hauge, Esther Luttrell and others
  • 2-Day Director's Workshop with Guy Magar
  • Scene Study for Film/Television with Bates Wilder – CP Casting, Boston
  • Basics Of Acting workshop with Susan Shaw - CP Casting, Boston
  • On-Camera Auditioning with Carolyn Pickman - CP Casting, Boston
  • Voice-Over Workshops with Wren Ross and others
  • Voice-Overs/Extra for commercial and independent film/video projects
  • Harvard Square Scriptwriters Member

 

 

 

 

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