Award-Winning Writer/Filmmaker Donald L. Vasicek, has placed a documentary film into development through his production company, Olympus Films+, LLC, for a Los Angeles Japanese-American family. The film is about a Samurai warrior who became an American soldier, and was interred in a prison camp with 120,000 other
Japanese Americans during World War II. Don has agreed to write, direct and produce the film.
Don noted that he will also continue his work on “The Captain”, a story about Silas Soule, an American soldier who disobeyed his commanding officer’s order to fire his canon on the Cheyenne people at Sand Creek. “The Captain” is a feature film he is also writing, directing and producing. Marcinho Savant is Executive Producer of the film. His film company is Iron Violet Productions. The film is also presently in development.
Don also noted that a book about Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was murdered in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, on which he was working with Stevens’s former fiancée, has been completed. It is now being shopped. Don is also working with a Portuguese lesbian writer on a book similar to E. L. James’s “50 Shades of Grey” with a new twist to an age-old story.
Don’s award-winning Sand Creek Massacre film, “The Sand Creek Massacre”, is for sale on the Films Media Group website (http://www.films.com/ecTitleDetail.aspx?TitleID=13926&r=SR).
For inquiries, please contact Don via e-MAIL, or at 303-903-2103.