Saturday, November 10, 2012

Spotlight: The Pineville Heist by Lee Chambers

We're excited to be a part of the Pineville Heist Taking it to the Street Tour! If you haven't heard of The Pineville Heist read on to find out more about this awesome book that is soon to become a major motion picture starring Booboo Stewart. That's right people! Seth Clearwater!! (Seth was totally my favorite Twilight character!)

Aaron whipped through the long grass as fast as his legs would carry him. His eyes were filled with angst and adrenaline. He was still in shock. Not every day you see a dead man. Not every day you see that much money either – he glanced down at the backpack in his arms.

Must – keep – running

Seventeen year old Aaron stumbles into the aftermath of a five million dollar bank heist gone wrong. Hiding under a canoe, Aaron partially catches the murder of one of the robbers. In the chaos he sneaks away with the money and heads straight for the closest place of safety, his high school. Terrified, Aaron tells his shocking tale to Amanda Becker, his drama teacher, but it doesn't take long for one of the psychotic robbers to show up. In the locked down school the pair are relentlessly pursued in a quest to get the money back and wipe out the evidence.

Excerpt from The Pineville Heist:

Steve and Mike hurdled the canoe with ease, but Aaron panicked, curling into a ball as the figure jumped the canoe, his foot catching on the lip. In a second, the canoe flipped right over, totally exposing Aaron in his fetal position. 
Then another few seconds passed. A gunshot in the distance. Aaron opened his eyes. Nobody. They were all gone. 
Aaron unfurled himself and slowly found the will to stand up. At his feet, Jake had bled out. Something then caught Aaron’s eye, right out of the corner of his peripheral vision. Stuffed under the seat of the canoe. A green backpack.

About The Pineville Heist:

The Pineville Heist was developed from the award winning screenplay of the same name Lee co-wrote with Todd Gordon. Having already attracted a Distribution and LA Sales Agent, The Pineville Heist is  currently in the funding stages of being developed into a major feature movie starring Booboo Stewart  (Twilight saga fame) in the main lead role, exciting times!

About the Author:

Writer, producer and director Lee Chambers has been lecturing and producing award-winning films and education film production workshops for over ten years. Expanding his creative talents and feeding his love for story-telling, Lee decided to turn his attention to novel writing, his debut novel The Pineville Heist becoming a Number 1 Best Selling Thriller.

Born in Canada, Lee’s roots are in Yorkshire and he moved to England in 1995 where he completed his post-graduate diploma in Film Production at the Leeds Metropolitan University.  Lee has worked professionally in London  and Los Angeles in the  film, music videos and television industries before returning to Canada in 2004 to take up a post as a Professor in the Film Production Program at Confederation College.

In 2005 Lee developed the Make It Short Film Project (MISFP), a project which allows Lee to share his passion for film, while educating communities in the art of film production.

MISFP has attracted Academy Award Winners such as Paul Haggis and Roger Corman, coming on board as Executive Producers; Vincenzo Natali, Genie nominated Director of Splice lent his support as Executive Producer for Lee’s Australian produced 2011 Eyes on the Road.

Recognising  Lee’s talents as a screenwriter, he was  awarded Screenwriter of the Year at the 2012 Ontario Music and Film Awards, for his Australian short, Hugh Jackman Saves the World.


For more about The Pineville Heist check out these sites!

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