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A. Dean Bell

Yet another graduate of the SUNY Purchase film program, Dean Bell was raised in Rochester, New York. His award-winning half-hour thesis film "I'm Only There..." starred fellow Purchase-ite Melissa Leo. Upon graduation, Purchase professor and famed editor/director Aram Avakian helped him get his first job working as an apprentice film editor for ... See full bio »

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SportsFigures Writer
Backfire! Writer


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 1995-2007 SportsFigures (TV Series documentary) (writer - 10 episodes)
- The Sweetest Sound (2007) ... (writer)
- Curveball Controversy (2007) ... (writer)
- Dr. of Yo-Yology (2006) ... (writer)
- Drag's Racing Suit (2005) ... (writer)
- The Tennis Triangle (2000) ... (writer)
 2003 What Alice Found (written by)
 1995 Backfire! (story) / (written by)
 1984 I'm Only There... (Short)
Hide Hide Show Show Director (5 credits)
 1996-2007 SportsFigures (TV Series documentary) (7 episodes)
- Dr. of Yo-Yology (2006)
 2006 Sweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American Theater (TV Movie documentary) (theater sequences)
 1995 Backfire!
 1984 I'm Only There... (Short)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (3 credits)
 2003 What Alice Found (co-producer)
 1995 SportsFigures (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 1984 I'm Only There... (Short) (co-producer)
Hide Hide Show Show Editor (2 credits)
 1984 I'm Only There... (Short)
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 1986 My Little Girl (assistant editor)
 1984 Broadway Danny Rose (apprentice film editor)
Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
 1992 Great Performances (TV Series) (electrician - 1 episode)
- Guys and Dolls: Off the Record (1992) ... (electrician)
Hide Hide Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
 2014 Dukale's Dream (Documentary) (production supervisor: New York)
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 2006 Sweet Tornado DVD Extras (Video)
Himself / director

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Teaches screenwriting at his alma mater, SUNY Purchase in New York

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