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Brandon Cole
is a critically-acclaimed New York playwright and screenwriter. Brandon co-wrote the screenplays for MAC (winner of the Camera d'Or at Cannes in 1992) and ILLUMINATA (1998) in collaboration with actor/director John Turturro. He wrote and directed OK GARAGE (1998), starring Lili Taylor, John Turturro and Will Patton. Brandon’s play IMPERFECT LOVE (2000) was produced in New York, Portugal and Scotland. Brandon's screenwriting collaboration with director Alexandre Rockwell has produced 3 features, SONS (1989), starring Samuel Fuller, William Forsythe and William Hickey, 13 MOONS (2001) starring Jennifer Beals and Eliabeth Bracco, and the soon-to-be-released, PETE SMALLS IN DEAD (2010), starring Peter Dinklage, Steve Buscemi, and Rosie Perez.

Film: Writer/Director

1996: OK GARAGE (aka ALL REVVED UP) Sedano Prods./MGM Video

Film: Co-Screenwriter/Producer

2010: PETE SMALLS IS DEAD Alexandre Rockwell/Blackhorse Films

2001: 13 MOONS Alexandre Rockwell/Gold Circle Films

Film: Co-Screenwriter

1998: ILLUMINATA John Turturro/Overseas
1996: PEPPERMILLS Isabel Hegner/Talana Prods.
1992: MAC John Turturro/Columbia Tri-Star
1989: SONS Alexandre Rockwell/Pacifica
1987: THE LIZARD'S TAIL Bruno Gantillon/Odessa films(France)

Screenplays

1997: GO WILD OR DIE
2000: THE UMBRELLA MAN (IL BAGNINO)

Screenplay Adaptations

1995: MY DOG STUPID (by John Fante) Peter Falk & John Turturro

Screenplays: Co-Screenwriter

2004: TEXAS 1948 Steve Hoffman/Alex Matter
1999: BLACK BEANS & RICE Alexandre Rockwell
1998: SEX WRESTLING Alexandre Rockwell
1995: DIVINE MERCY Eric Schwab/Candelaria Prods.
1990: GET BACK Obie Benz

Theatre

2000: IMPERFECT LOVE (Writer\Director) N.Y. Performance Works
1980-1999: Plays performed at New York Performance Works, Teatro da Trindade, Lisbon (Portugal), The Ensemble Studio Theatre, Edinburgh Festival (Scotland), New York Stage
and Film, West Bank Cafe, American Kaleidoscope Theatre,
Westbeth Theatre Center.

Television

1998: NOTHING WORKS Radiotelevisao Portuguesa S.A.
1988: SMOKE SCREENS "The Street"/Universal

Novels

2011: THE ROOTLESS

Awards

1998: OK GARAGE Le Prix SACD for Screenplay
Rencontres Cinématographiques/Avignon Film Festival, France

1992: MAC Camera d'Or/Cannes Film Festival, France

1986: Playwriting Fellowship
NY Foundation for The Arts