GOOD DICK the film

GOOD DICK the film



GOOD DICK is a modern fairy tale about a troubled, reclusive young woman (Marianna Palka) and the persistent video store clerk (Jason Ritter) who draws her out of her claustrophobic world by starting up a unique courtship with her. As they become closer, her sexual antipathy is met with his unflinching optimism, until finally her aggressive defenses overwhelm them both and the relationship bursts apart. Profoundly affected by his presence in her life, she finds the courage to face her past. The film premiered at in Dramatic Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and is repped by William Morris. Please visit our website at

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**Challenges and Opportunities for Women Who Want to Work in the Film and Television Industry**
Talking Points Include:
--Creating opportunities, Taking risks, Addressing Discrimination, The Casting Couch, Making Sacrifices, Strategizing for Career Longevity, Common Pitfalls

**The Portrayal of Sexual Abuse in Film, Television and the General Media**
Talking Points Include:
--How the depiction of an abuse victim in the media can both promote and undermine the perception of these victims in society.
--What students do to stop the perpetuation of negative stereotypes of abuse victims in the media

**Writing, Directing, Producing and Self-Distributing (your first) Film**
Talking Points Include:
--Networking, How to find investors and raise independent funds, Assembling a team, Tenacity in the face of the impossible, Creative budgeting for a film shoot, Executing from Script to Screen, Marketing Your Film

**Working as an Actor in Film & Television**