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Posted: September 10, 2011 in Uncategorized

Welcome to my portfolio.

Everything here is copyright Miranda Martini 2011. You can go to the Archives to navigate to a certain genre, or just keep scrolling to browse chronologically – whatever your little heart desires. Feel free to have a look around, and let me know if you like anything you see.

—Miranda

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Call

Posted: September 6, 2011 in Music
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See this song performed live here (sadly missing the guitar stylings of Jason Poulsen of the Diatonics).

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Nightowl

Posted: September 6, 2011 in Music
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Finalist in the 2010 Calgary Folk Music Festival and Ship and Anchor Songwriting Contest – (Not) Grateful (Your) Dead category.

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Birthday Girl

Posted: September 6, 2011 in Music
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Part of the “Occasional and Seasonal” series (still in progress), one of two songs with “birthday” in the title that are only tangentially related to birthdays.

See this song performed live here.

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Pussycat

Posted: September 5, 2011 in Screenplays

FADE IN:

INT. PHOENIX CONCERT HALL – NIGHT

The sound of a rich MALE VOICE CROONING is nearly drowned out by the sound of FEMALE VOICES SCREAMING. Slowly, the camera pans up a dimly lit stage, which is intermittently rained upon by pairs of women’s UNDERWEAR. From the bottom up, FLOYD GALLAGHER enters the frame. He is a surprisingly nimble man of 50, with a thick paunch, luxurious perm and Welsh accent.

FLOYD

Goodnight, Phoenix! You’ve been wonderful!

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December Roses

Posted: September 5, 2011 in Stageplays
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Produced April 7-10 2010 as part of the Brave New Play Rites theatre festival, Vancouver, BC.

Read press for “December Roses” here.

CAST

Brendon Percival  —————— Gay porn actor, 28. Snarky, lithe and beautiful.

Joshua Freedman —————– Brendon’s co-star, 32. Handsome, a loveable doof.

SCENE

A porn studio lounge.

TIME

Around 5 pm on Christmas Eve Eve (i.e. the 23rd), 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

When we were younger, my sister Chandra and I both got into the habit of counting up to a thousand when we couldn’t fall asleep in order to prevent ourselves from thinking about death. Read the rest of this entry »