Welcome to CayFilm 2017. Schedule could have small changes as we get closer to event.
All ages are welcome unless it has a MATURE rating. Those films need an adult to accompany anybody aged 17 or under.
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Lorraine Portman

Lorraine Portman, Writer/Director/Producer is an award winning Playwright, Screenwriter, and Filmmaker. She taught Playwriting and Screenwriting at Flagler College in Saint Augustine, Florida for ten years. She holds a B.A. in Theater from Smith College and M.F.A. in Film from Florida State University. Lorraine also attended the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.Upon graduation from Smith College, she won the Denis Johnston Playwriting Award for “Small Animals”, which has been given staged readings at NTI and Smith College and has been produced by Limelight Theater, Flagler College, and The BOOM Theatre Company. She has written and directed seven short films and a feature. “Saving Sophie”, the feature, was based on one of her produced plays and as a film played 26 film festivals and won 9 awards. She directs plays as well as films. Her screenplays have been placing in national and international competitions. Gordy Hoffman, BlueCat Screenplay competition, awarded “Peace, Love, and Law Enforcement” the “Screenplay Live!” award. The screenplay was produced as a staged reading as part of a Rochester film festival, where she met Gordy's Mom, Marilyn. Marilyn introduced Lorraine to her granddaughter, Madeline, who is the lead actor in "Falling South." Lorraine has optioned screenplays and has been doing for hire work writing for producers in a number of genres. Lorraine grew up in Peekskill, New York. She spent time exploring close by NYC. She also enjoyed summers in rural, upstate New York on Keuka Lake. After college, she spent five years living in Peekskill and running a tavern before moving to Florida. She has been married and divorced twice and now prefers living in rural Florida with her retired professor turned fern farmer and poet boyfriend.