Carolina Film Network to premiere Silas James Rowland’s ‘Dudeman’

Dudeman a short film directed by Silas James Rowland will premiere during Carolina Film Network’s November Meeting tomorrow at Tapp’s Art Center. The film, which also stars Rowland is set in 1977 and follows, Dudeman Pressley, a guy who has just been robbed of his weed and money and is running out of time before his supplier George takes out the trash.

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When asked what the audience can expect Rowland replied, “Dudeman is a different experience from anything I’ve done. It’s a lot more open world. Very dialogue and character driven.” Rowland also stated, “Working with a diversity of talent from those inexperience to those who show excellence in theatre really tested my abilities as a director and if anything knocked me on my butt. It was worth it. I learned a lot. And I have to say this is my favorite thing I’ve done thus far.”

Rowland started making movies when he was in 8th grade attempting to bring alternate egos to life on camera. He has produced 7 short films, over 40 skits, and is currently working on a feature film titled, Mr. Secret Agent Guy.

Carolina Film Network’s November Meeting will take place at Tapp’s Art Center from 7pm – 9pm. Bait, Teenage Caligula, and The Art House will also screen at the meeting. Followed by guest speaker Dr. Carmen Maye from the University of South Carolina who will discuss Copyright Law.

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Carolina Film Network’s – September Meeting Agenda

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Hey friends, have we told you all about Carolina Film Network – September Meeting‘s guest speaker and what’s on the agenda for our September Meeting, which is only days away?

Writer Allen Johnson will be dropping in to discuss the BUSINESS OF SCREENWRITING. Now did we mention he’s responsible for films such as The Freemason Movie, which starred Sean Astin (think Goonies) .. Or Templar Nation, which starred Erik Estrada (think Baywatch and Scrubs) ..?

See now why we decided to twist his arm and have him come hang with us for a bit? Admission to event is only $5, which goes securing the space provided to us graciously by Tapp’s Arts Center.

After the discussion we will screen Civil, The Gullah Project, and Eva’s Plug.

Film Descriptions

Civil – Explores the dynamics of race and warfare during the bizarre, twisted period of the American Civil War. Civilians and soldiers collide and ultimately must decide each other’s fates in this dark glimpse into one of American’s strangest times. Directed by Andrew Huggins.

The Gullah Project – African American’s on St. Helena Island, South Carolina have been farming and fishing their land since the Civil War. Now they must choose whether to sell their pristine coastline to retire in luxury, or find a way to persevere their way of life for their children. Directed by Denise McGill.

Eva’s Plug – An eccentric woman gives her niece unconventional advice on how to deal with issues in her relationship. Audience Choice Award at the 2015 2nd Act Film Festival in Columbia, SC. Directed by Tamara Finkbeiner.

ALSO NOTE: IF THERE IS ANYTHING IN PARTICULAR YOU WISH TO ASK ALLEN JOHNSON FEEL FREE TO PRIVATE MESSAGE US SO WE CAN GO AHEAD AND PASS IT ALONG TO HIM.

EVENT: Tuesday, September 27th from 7pm – 9pm at Tapp’s Art Center located on Main St. in the Capital City.