Lavelle J. Lemonier, Sr.
Award-winning author & filmmaker; Co-Founder, Dream Team Alliance, LLC
You have a great book, now what??? Great storytellers often wish that their books would be optioned as a movie. Well, the good news is that they certainly can be. However, writing the story is the easy part. In this session we will walk through the steps you need to take to get your book in front of movie producers and industry executives.
In this session, we will go into the nitty-gritty of getting your book into the hands of the people in the film industry!
- Using Social Media to Your Advantage
- Turning Your Book into a Movie Script
- The Must-Be Places to Go
- Common Mistakes to Avoid
Lavelle is married to Dr. Gabrielle Lemonier and is a decorated combat veteran of the U.S. Army. Following his Army career, he enjoyed a successful career as an auditor and college professor. He has authored 2 books including a 2004 Best Selling Novel entitled Southerland Strength which was the 2004 Inspirational Romance Novel of the Year for the Shades of Romance Magazine.
Lavelle has several acting credits under his belt, with his latest role as Uncle Rob in the feature film, A Very Bayou Holiday, bringing viewers to belly-aching laughs. In 2022, Lavelle teamed up with his writing partner, Devin Wilburn, to start Dream Team Alliance, LLC (DTA), a full-service film production company in Houston, TX. DTA has one feature-length film out on Tubi and has several other scripts completed with one in pre-production at this time.
Dream Team Alliance, LLC was awarded 2 festival awards from the 2022 IndieFest Film Festival.