Paul Schneider is Filming a Movie in Winston-Salem

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Angus MacLachlan Paul Schneider Goodbye to All That movie filmPlaywright and screenwriter Angus MacLachlan, known for June Bug (filmed in Winston-Salem) and Stone is back in his hometown of Winston-Salem making his directorial debut with Goodbye to All That. MacLachlan is an alumnus of the UNC-School of the Arts (UNCSA) and brings several fellow alums together in this film, including the star of the film, actor Paul Schneider (Parks & Recreation, The Babymakers, Water for Elephants), who received the Emerging Artist award at this year’s RiverRun International Film Festival; Heather Graham; Anna Camp (The Help, The Good Wife, Mad Men, True Blood); and Celia Weston. Also in the film are Melanie Lynskey (Two & a Half Men, Up in the Air, Heavenly Creatures), and North Carolina native, Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy, Raising Hope).

Goodbye to All That on Location

Goodbye to All That depicts the story of Otto (Paul Schneider) as he and his daughter cope with his recent divorce. The movie is being filmed in various locations in Winston-Salem, including the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, Salem Towne Retirement Center, and a home in the Ardmore neighborhood.

Recently Filmed in Winston-Salem

2012 has been a big year for movie production in Winston-Salem. Earlier this year, Winston-Salem hosted the filming of You Are Here — starring Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianikis and Amy Poehler and written by Mad Men creator, Matthew Weiner.  During that time, crews were also filming Susie’s Hope in the West End neighborhood of Winston-Salem. Susie’s Hope is about the true story of Donna, a survivor of a horrific pit bull attack, who then adopts a pit bull-mix puppy, Susie, that has been beaten, set on fire and left for dead. They heal together and learn to forgive as they lead an historic effort to seek justice and protection for all animals, resulting in Susie’s Law – stricter laws against animal abusers.

About The Author:

Kristi was born and raised just up the road in Mount Airy (a.k.a. Mayberry) and frequented Winston-Salem often growing up for school field trips, shopping, and dining. After attending Appalachian State University, and a brief stint living in Southern Virginia, Kristi returned to Winston-Salem, NC in 1999 and began her work in non-profit, public relations and writing. She and her family enjoy the convenience of living near downtown Winston-Salem. She enjoys the arts, photography and cooking. "I'm a small town girl at heart, but Winston-Salem isn't an overwhelming city. It is rich with friendly people, history, culture and has a vibrant art community and that is why I am proud to call this "My Winston-Salem!"

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