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Beyond the pines

‘Pines’ screenwriter talks to students about process

Ben Coccio, Niskayuna High School alumnus and “Place Beyond the Pines” screenwriter, gave a special presentation to students in the Studio in Video I and II, and Advanced, Cinema Lit, Documentary, and Mass Media/Broadcasting courses on Friday morning in the school auditorium.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Ben Coccio, Niskayuna High School alumnus and “Place Beyond the Pines” screenwriter, gave a special presentation to students in the Studio in Video I and II, and Advanced, Cinema Lit, Documentary, and Mass Media/Broadcasting courses on Friday morning in the school auditorium.
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Like many cinematic ventures, the film adaptation Ben Coccio was doing for a producer had run its course. The project to bring the short story to film didn’t get the support needed to make the jump to production, and the screenplay began to languish. The Niskayuna native was looking for something new to work on when his agent recommended he talk with a relatively unknown director who was shopping for a screenplay writer. The director’s ...


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