Azért is..! (Despite everything..!) by Alan C. Baird | Script Revolution

Azért is..! (Despite everything..!)



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Hungarian history
Even though this European nation has existed for more than a thousand years, over 70% of the country "vanished" after World War One. Today, the exiles' great-great-great-grandkids still think in Magyar.

An excerpt from this animation script first appeared in a Literary Potpourri anthology in early 2003. Then the script itself was published in Newtopia Magazine (7/2003 issue) and was later selected (2/2004) as one of the 66 Notable Online Short Stories of 2003 (from over 600 nominations) in storySouth's Million Writers Award for Fiction. It was also an eighth finalist (top 206, from over 1200 entries) in the 2007 FilmMakers Magazine American Gem contest.!.htm

Elevator pitch: Animation inspired by a tilted cross, a unique deck of cards, and a pocket-sized bottle of liquor.

Cinematic genre: Adventure/drama.

Poster: The dismemberment of the Kingdom of Hungary by the Treaty of Trianon, June 4, 1920.

Available, after obtaining my permission.

Submitted: December 10, 2017
Last Updated: November 30, 2019

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The Writer: Alan C. Baird

Alan C. Baird enjoys referring to himself in the third person, and was inordinately pleased when ABC-TV's "Max Headroom" series purchased his debut student film, widely hailed as "the most uncommercial piece of ____ in Michigan State's history." His Screenwright(R) screenplay formatter won a $3,333 cash award from Sun Microsystems, and he's written screenplays that finished in the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of various international competitions. Alan is a Harvard Book Prize winner who authored "facebookworm" and coauthored a print/web/wap project entitled "," which was included in the Whitney Biennial. His work has appeared in a dozen-odd anthologies and may be found... Go to bio
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