Dollar Deal: The Story of the Stephen King Dollar Baby Filmmakers

Dollar Deal: The Story of the Stephen King Dollar Baby Filmmakers

by Shawn S. Lealos

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Dollar Deal: The Story of the Stephen King Dollar Baby Filmmakers by Shawn S. Lealos

"Interesting and sometimes quite brilliant." - Stephen King

This is how the Master of Horror desribes the Dollar Babies, short films made by young filmmakers looking to get their big break in Hollywood. King has been offering this to filmmakers since 1976, with Frank Darabont (Shawshank Redemption) as the biggest success story.

'Dollar Deal' is written by Dollar Baby filmmaker Shawn S. Lealos as he tells the story of 19 filmmakers who made it to the big time thanks to the genoriety of Stephen King, including interviews with Peter Sullivan (Night Surf), Nick Wauters (Rainy Season), Jeff Schiro (The Boogeyman), Jay Holben (Paranoid), and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692496206
Publisher: Shawn S. Lealos
Publication date: 07/23/2015
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Shawn S. Lealos graduated from the Gaylord School of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma with an emphasis on professional writing. He has worked as a film critic for the last seven years and a journalist for the past 20. He created his Dollar Baby, I Know What You Need, while a student at Oklahoma and has now met well over 20 other Dollar Baby filmmakers. He has also hosted two Dollar Baby film festivals, one at Comicpalooza in Houston, Texas and the second at Galacticon in Seattle, Washington.

He currently lives with his beautiful wife Johanna and rambunctious son Ashley in Norman, Oklahoma. Shawn is working on his second novel concerning the history of comic book movies. Follow Shawn's work at shawnlealos.net

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