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Project of the Day: ‘David’s Reverie’

Project of the Day: 'David's Reverie'

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David’s Reverie

Tweetable Logline: A jazz musician struggles to prevent his epilepsy diagnosis from derailing his emerging career.

Elevator Pitch: DAVID’S REVERIE, starring Brandon Fobbs (“The Wire”, “Walking Dead”), tells the story of an up-and-coming jazz musician whose dream of leading his jazz band to a broader audience is halted when he is diagnosed with epilepsy.
With each seizure, David is transported to a fantasy world where he hears music like he’s never heard before. David fights to reconcile managing this disorder while fighting to play the music inside him.

Production Team:

Writer & DIrector: Neil Creque Williams
Producers: Channing Godfrey Peoples, Erik Douglas, Delmar Washington
Cinematographer: Nathaniel Krause
Composer: Andrae Alexander
Production Designer: Jamie Holt
Choreographer: Marika Piday-Warren

**Recipient of the Panavision New Filmmakers Grant**

About the Production: I was diagnosed with epilepsy as a child and experienced uncontrollable seizures as a teenager.
I’ve always wanted to tell a story about a character dealing with this disorder while pursuing his passion.

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