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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #210 on: March 31, 2021, 07:06:50 PM »
Update on my DB Cooper screenplay....The Sky Way was chosen as a Quarter Finalist in the Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship contest and will move on to the next round. The script has also been optioned by a director. Which means they have the right to pursue financing to get it made. One can hope!
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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #211 on: March 31, 2021, 08:10:22 PM »
Big congrats, Rob. Well deserved, too, as I have read the script.
 
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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #212 on: March 31, 2021, 09:29:09 PM »
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Update on my DB Cooper screenplay....The Sky Way was chosen as a Quarter Finalist in the Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship contest and will move on to the next round. The script has also been optioned by a director. Which means they have the right to pursue financing to get it made. One can hope!

This is awesome. Do you realize that this could possibly be the "First-ever, dramatic feature film to be done on Cooper"??
I hope it happens.
 
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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #213 on: March 31, 2021, 09:57:49 PM »
Isn't Tina appearing or working with producers on a film?
 

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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #214 on: March 31, 2021, 10:34:38 PM »
I volunteer to play Barb Dayton.
 
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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #215 on: April 01, 2021, 04:22:28 AM »
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Update on my DB Cooper screenplay....The Sky Way was chosen as a Quarter Finalist in the Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship contest and will move on to the next round. The script has also been optioned by a director. Which means they have the right to pursue financing to get it made. One can hope!

This is awesome. Do you realize that this could possibly be the "First-ever, dramatic feature film to be done on Cooper"??
I hope it happens.

I agree. And it only took 50 years. But Rob, you may be "Da man to get 'er done."
 

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« Reply #216 on: April 01, 2021, 08:43:21 AM »
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Isn't Tina appearing or working with producers on a film?

Was that something that was in the Rolling Stone article? It seems like I did see that somewhere now that you mention it.
 

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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #217 on: April 02, 2021, 01:10:30 AM »
Tina mentioned working with a screenwriter in the Rolling Stone article. My heart sank a little when I read that because I've been researching and writing this screenplay for 5 years. My script has been done for 2 years now. I'm hoping to develop a relationship with Tina. I'd love the entire flight crew to read it. My script is a beat by beat procedural, focused on the flight crew, NW Orient employees and the FBI who assisted in procuring the ransom demands. Tina and the flight crew are the heroes of my story. I tried my best not to paint Dan Cooper as a hero. (Though I've received countless professional feedback to make him a hero.) It's based off the 302's and flight transcripts as close as possible. I have taken some dramatic license, mostly with the conversations between Tina and Cooper. That's really the only black hole in the transcripts. If anyone has a lead on how to contact Tina or any of the other Flight Crew, I'd be much appreciative.

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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #218 on: April 04, 2021, 12:16:31 PM »
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Tina mentioned working with a screenwriter in the Rolling Stone article. My heart sank a little when I read that because I've been researching and writing this screenplay for 5 years. My script has been done for 2 years now. I'm hoping to develop a relationship with Tina. I'd love the entire flight crew to read it. My script is a beat by beat procedural, focused on the flight crew, NW Orient employees and the FBI who assisted in procuring the ransom demands. Tina and the flight crew are the heroes of my story. I tried my best not to paint Dan Cooper as a hero. (Though I've received countless professional feedback to make him a hero.) It's based off the 302's and flight transcripts as close as possible. I have taken some dramatic license, mostly with the conversations between Tina and Cooper. That's really the only black hole in the transcripts. If anyone has a lead on how to contact Tina or any of the other Flight Crew, I'd be much appreciative.

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Isn't Tina appearing or working with producers on a film?

Oh that is the biggie here.  Getting Tina to cooperate.  That would be HUGE.  And I say without science, she is the only one that can put a dent in this.  And I am for her trying to recognize his voice.  By doing a blind comparison to see if it "rings a bell".    Other than that, I wish you  luck.  I heard your podcast and it was excellent. 
So this may be my last post as I do not know of any way to enter the new site without being invited?  Good luck to all
 

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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #219 on: April 04, 2021, 12:52:40 PM »
New site?
 

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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #220 on: August 19, 2021, 08:25:19 PM »
My screenplay careens around a group of cooper nuts and an FBI agent who also is caught up in the investigation of the Blackwater murders in Iraq.

There's plenty of drugs, alcohol, sex and marginalized "Breaking-Bad" style characters, including an ex-NSA engineer who worked with the Israelis on the code that was injected into the Iraqi centrifuges.

At one point, when the group discusses hacking Google to be able to use Google computers  to search the fbi datacenters directly..someone says "But isn't that dangerous?"

...a character retorts:

"A guy writes his code and gets arrested, and you think that of me? No! I am the one who knocks!"

Basically: max drama. That's what we need: more drama, fewer rubber bands. :)
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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #221 on: August 19, 2021, 11:49:37 PM »
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My screenplay careens around a group of cooper nuts and an FBI agent who also is caught up in the investigation of the Blackwater murders in Iraq.

There's plenty of drugs, alcohol, sex and marginalized "Breaking-Bad" style characters, including an ex-NSA engineer who worked with the Israelis on the code that was injected into the Iraqi centrifuges.

At one point, when the group discusses hacking Google to be able to use Google computers  to search the fbi datacenters directly..someone says "But isn't that dangerous?"

...a character retorts:

"A guy writes his code and gets arrested, and you think that of me? No! I am the one who knocks!"

Basically: max drama. That's what we need: more drama, fewer rubber bands. :)

funny! I agree  ;)
 

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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #222 on: August 26, 2021, 08:40:11 PM »
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My screenplay careens around a group of cooper nuts and an FBI agent who also is caught up in the investigation of the Blackwater murders in Iraq.

There's plenty of drugs, alcohol, sex and marginalized "Breaking-Bad" style characters, including an ex-NSA engineer who worked with the Israelis on the code that was injected into the Iraqi centrifuges.

At one point, when the group discusses hacking Google to be able to use Google computers  to search the fbi datacenters directly..someone says "But isn't that dangerous?"

...a character retorts:

"A guy writes his code and gets arrested, and you think that of me? No! I am the one who knocks!"

Basically: max drama. That's what we need: more drama, fewer rubber bands. :)

Does this mean I shouldn't bother asking you to come on the show? If you'd like to come on let me know, I'd love to have you on.

I'm still waiting on georger, Flyjack, and Parrothead to make an appearance.

I've got a few episodes lined up and one that will be released as soon as I get it back from Russell. I had the creator of the Canadian Dan Cooper (comic book) doc scheduled, but he's since ghosted me. Bummer.
The Cooper Vortex - A Podcast about DB Cooper - Available on most podcast apps
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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #223 on: August 27, 2021, 06:54:09 PM »
How about Bob Fuhriman? He was pretty chatty with me when I called him a few months ago. John Detlor might do it, too. These two would take the sting out of waiting another year for Larry Carr...

..or Dorwin Schreuder? He even talks with Georger, so not only he definitely going to Heaven, he's going to the Cooperville Hall of Fame.

If ya need contact info, give me a call.
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Re: The Cooper Vortex Podcast
« Reply #224 on: September 02, 2021, 09:25:11 PM »
New episode out now!

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