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O, Brawling Love!

A FEATURE FILM FROM JPCATHOLIC

Two rival acting students are forced to reconcile their differences and play lovers Romeo and Juliet in their final school play, vying for a $25k cash prize.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

O, Brawling Love! is the inaugural project in JPCatholic’s Feature Film Program. Written by senior screenwriting student Bella Lake, the project was selected from a pool of nearly 50 story submissions from alumni and students.

After a lengthy pitching and story development process, the project was green-lit in February 2022. The film shoots in June 2022, with the crew composed mainly of students, alumni, and faculty.

NEWS UPDATES

Feature Film Production Crew

JPCatholic Feature Film “O, Brawling Love!” Wraps Production

June 29, 2022

The inaugural project in JPCatholic’s Feature Film Program finished filming in Escondido on Tuesday.

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Feature Film Production Begins

Feature Film Project “O, Brawling Love!” Begins Production

June 2, 2022

The first project in JPCatholic’s Feature Film Program began filming today in Escondido.

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Alumna Maggie Mahrt

Alumna Maggie Mahrt to Direct Feature Film “O Brawling Love!”

May 6, 2022

Maggie Mahrt (‘10) will return to JPCatholic to direct the inaugural project in JPCatholic’s Feature Film Program.

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Feature Film Project Greenlit, Pre-Production to Begin Immediately

February 16, 2022

O, Brawling Love!, written by senior screenwriting student Bella Lake, has been selected to be produced as the inaugural project in JPCatholic’s Feature Film Program.

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George Simon Introducing Feature Film Pitch Night

Inaugural “Feature Film Pitch Night”: Nine Semi-Finalists Pitch Their Stories for Production

October 19, 2021

Over the past two months, students and alumni submitted 45 stories to be produced as part of JPCatholic’s new Feature Film Program. This weekend, nine of those projects were pitched to a faculty panel in front of a live audience.

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JPCatholic Student in Film Production

JPCatholic Announces Feature Film Program

March 10, 2021

JPCatholic is excited to announce the Feature Film Program, a revolutionary model of education that will integrate feature film productions into our curriculum. This platform will provide students the opportunity to collaborate with alumni and professors each year in bringing a new film to life.

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MEET THE TEAM

Maggie Mahrt

Director

Maggie Mahrt

George Simon

Producer

Prof. George Simon

Eleazar Palma

Producer

Eleazar Palma

Chris Riley

Screenwriter

Prof. Chris Riley

Bella Lake

Screenwriter

Bella Lake