has lead a passionate life. It's a life made twisted, interesting
and ultimately that much richer by the vississitudes of Fate.
Of course we all live fateful lives of one sort or another,
but its a wonderful thing when a person translates their real
world experiences into the realm of fiction, and becomes an
That's just what James has done
with his novel RENALDO. As filmmakers, we needed
to look no farther than James himself when BookShorts was commissioned
to bring his novel to the screen. We're right in the thick of
post-production now, and will deliver the film to James in time
for his US publicity tour in January 2008.
Directed by Gary Thomas; Screenplay
by John Karolidis; Animation by Chris Roth, Adrian Lawrence,
and Tony Rmayon; Sound and Music by David Fleury; Produced by
Judith Keenan, Stephanie Pennington and Meredith at Crush with
special thanks to David Hicks and Bruce Pirrie.
To see stills from the shoot, visit
the BookShorts page here >>: http://www.bookshorts.com/watch_renaldo