Baris Azman / Filmmaker


Posted in Feature Film, Pre-Production, The Man Who Got Lost, Writing by barisazman on September 25, 2009

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“I wrote it. It’s done. Now I just got to type it up.”
“Type it up? It’s not finished until you type it up. We’ve got to read it.”
– ZODIAC (2007)

As of a few minutes ago, I finally finished the first draft of my feature film screenplay. It’s been a long time in the making and it’s one of the hardest things I have ever written I think. It’s taken me quite some time too. But there’s a tremendous sense of relief too. Finally that first draft. Beginning to end. Clocking in at 108 pages. Next up, real quick, is the second draft and then it’s going out into the open.

The beginning.


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  1. A.K.A. said, on September 25, 2009 at 9:15 am

    Congrats! What’s it about???

    • barisazman said, on September 25, 2009 at 3:55 pm

      It’s about a man who gets lost. 🙂 I’ll send you a copy of the second draft soon. I still want to talk to you about certain things concerning your and mine projects.

  2. Sanne said, on September 25, 2009 at 9:42 am

    Congratulations Baris! I’m proud of you. Now the game really begins!! 😉

    • barisazman said, on September 25, 2009 at 3:54 pm

      Thanks Sanne!

  3. Richard said, on October 1, 2009 at 3:34 pm

    Congrats Baris!

    Ik ben zeer benieuwd naar je draft en indien de mogelijkheid er is om het te lezen, dan hoor ik dat maar al te graag van je!

    Sowieso een keer bijpraten / meeten / biertje scoren; je bent met toffe projecten bezig zie ik!

    Keep the good stuff coming!


    • barisazman said, on October 2, 2009 at 6:24 pm

      Hey Richard, bedankt gozer, ik zal je zeker een kopie geven als ik een presenteerbare tweede versie heb. Ben benieuwd naar je opmerkingen.

      En dat bijpraten/meeten/biertje scoren doen we snel!

  4. Alex Martin said, on October 15, 2009 at 4:38 am

    Congratulations on this, Baris.

  5. Alexis Argyroglo said, on October 19, 2009 at 10:51 am

    Well Baris, it’s really great to hear this from you. It must have been a long fight and a big experience ! I remember well your way to write, your way to describe situations and the perception of all that happens between a guy and a place. I’m really curious to see the result for a feature. Have good time my friend…

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