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Joan Scheckel

Joan Scheckel, producer, writer, director and creator of The Technique(TM), is known throughout Hollywood and the international film world as the crucial force behind the most exciting films and television being made today. The Technique(TM) is the most influential craft to be developed since Strasberg's "The Method" and is changing how stories ... See full bio »

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 2016 20th Century Women (workshop development - uncredited)
 2014-2015 Transparent (TV Series) (workshop development - 21 episodes)
- Man on the Land (2015) ... (workshop development)
- Oscillate (2015) ... (workshop development)
- The Book of Life (2015) ... (workshop development)
- Bulnerable (2015) ... (workshop development)
- Mee-Maw (2015) ... (workshop development)
 2015 The Man Who Knew Infinity (workshop development)
 2015 We Are Your Friends (workshop development)
 2015 A Country Called Home (workshop development - uncredited)
 2015 The Wannabe (workshop development - uncredited)
 2015/I The Invitation (workshop development)
 2015 McFarland, USA (workshop development)
 2014 Endless Love (workshop development - uncredited)
 2014 The Republic of Rick (workshop development)
 2014 That Awkward Moment (workshop development - uncredited)
 2014 Low Down (workshop development - uncredited)
 2013 The Pretty One (workshopped with Joan Scheckel Filmmaking Labs)
 2013/I Sugar (workshop development)
 2013 Sequin Raze (Short) (workshop development)
 2013 The Truth About Emanuel (workshop development)
 2012 Curse of the Sunset Starlet (Short) (workshop development)
 2012 Wadjda (workshop development - uncredited)
 2012 Ruby Sparks (workshop development)
 2012 For the Love of Money (workshop development)
 2012 Ghost Recon: Alpha (Short) (workshop development)
 2012 In Their Skin (workshop development)
 2012 Three Days of Hamlet (Documentary) (workshop development)
 2012 Spoonful (Short) (workshop development)
 2011 Locke & Key (TV Movie) (consultant)
 2011/III Love Story (workshop development)
 2011 Una Hora Por Favora (Short) (workshop development)
 2011 The Greening of Whitney Brown (workshop development)
 2011 Finding Joe (Documentary) (workshop development)
 2011 Touchback (workshop development)
 2011 The Three Musketeers (workshop development)
 2011 The Perfect Family (workshop development)
 2011/I Restless (script consultant)
 2011 Natural Selection (workshop development)
 2011 Yelp: With Apologies to Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl' (Video short) (workshop development)
 2011 The Future (workshopped with)
 2010 Radio Free Albemuth (workshop development)
 2010 Henry's Crime (script consultant)
 2010 Never Let Me Go (workshop development)
 2010 Bill Cunningham New York (Documentary) (workshop development)
 2010 The Runaways (workshop development)
 2010 Sympathy for Delicious (workshopped with)
 2010 Welcome to the Rileys (workshopped with)
 2010 Friendship! (workshop development)
 2009 Woinshet (Documentary short) (workshop development)
 2009 Spout (Short) (workshop development)
 2009 My Queen Karo (workshop development)
 2009 All Ages Night (workshop development)
 2009 Wonderful World (workshop development)
 2009 The Strength of Water (workshop development)
 2009 The Greatest (workshop development)
 2008 Little Minx Exquisite Corpse: Waffles for Breakfast (Short) (workshop development)
 2008 The Blue Tooth Virgin (workshop development)
 2007 HBO Voyeur Project (TV Mini-Series) (artistic director)
 2007 The Oates' Valor (Short) (workshop development)
 2007 Rocket Science (workshop development)
 2006 Call Me Mum (TV Movie) (workshop development)
 2005 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (workshop development - uncredited)
 2005 Easter Sunday (Short) (workshop development)
 2004 Final Sale (Short) (script consultant)
 2004 Saving Face (workshop development - uncredited)
 2004/I Brothers (Short) (script editor)
 2004 In My Father's Den (workshop development - uncredited)
 2003 Sylvia (script editor - as Joan E Scheckel)
 2003 Breaking the Mold: The Kee Malesky Story (acting consultant)
 2003 Perfect Strangers (associate script developer) / (script developed in association with)
 2003 El circulo vicioso (workshop development - uncredited)
 2002 Friday After Next (consultant: Mr. Raboy) / (consultant to Mr. Raby)
 2002 Whale Rider (script consultant)
 2002 Pumpkin (acting coach - uncredited)
 2002 One Hour Photo (workshop development - uncredited)
 2001 Liberty, Maine (workshop development)
 2001 Stranger Inside (TV Movie) (acting coach) / (directing coach)
 2001 The Sleepy Time Gal (workshop development - uncredited)
 2000 Living the Life (acting coach) / (script editor)
 2000 Past/Imperfect (script editor)
 2000 Housebound (acting coach) / (directing and acting coach) / (directing coach)
 2000 Forever Lulu (workshop development - uncredited)
 2000 Virtual Nightmare (TV Movie) (workshop development - uncredited)
 2000 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (workshop development - uncredited)
 1999 Not New... But Recommended (Short) (workshop development - uncredited)
 1999 Soft Fruit (script editor)
 1999 Freak Weather (workshop development - uncredited)
 1999 Third World Cop (workshop development - uncredited)
 1998 Spark (workshop development - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Joan Elizabeth | Joan Elizabeth Scheckel | Joan E Scheckel

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A great actor lives naked on the stage or on screen, meaning that he is completely revealing of the self. Not the ego, but the self. He is intellectually, emotionally, physically free so that he is unencumbered - he is free to reveal the depth and nuance of a character's inner life. (He is) adept, surprising, revealing - in that magical state of living which is receptivity and response. I never ... See more »


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