Terre Weisman, Writer, Director, Producer, Creative Balance Films
As a stand up comedian, Terre started his comedy career in Cambridge, MA at the infamous “Ding Ho”. This infamous club is known for launching the careers of many Boston comedians such as Steven Wright, Dennis Leary, and Lenny Clarke. Beginning in the late seventies with “open mic” nights, he wrote and performed his own original comedy at Nicks Comedy Stop, The Comedy Connection, Stitches, and Play it Again Sam’s, until opening his own comedy club in Southern NH, serving as it’s permanent host. As a musician, Terre also wrote and produced numerous original compositions, performing publicly throughout his twenties. Even today, Terre periodically writes original compositions and score for potential use in other original film projects of his own.
In the late eighties, and also during his tenure as CEO of an auto complex with 160 employees, Terre turned his attention to writing, writing over a dozen sitcom specs including Seinfeld, Wings, and News Radio. For the last 15 years, he has written a number of comedy and drama feature film scripts. In 2002, Terre wrote, directed and produced his first feature film “DEVELOPING SHELDON” under the Creative Balance Film label, earning “BEST FEATURE” from the New Hampshire Film Festival as well as “BEST DRAMA” from The Wilton Film and Art Festival. Terre’s latest feature film, “THE “A” PLATE”, which he also wrote, directed and produced, is a romantic comedy starring Sam McMurray and Priscilla Barnes. Winning “BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS” for Priscilla Barnes and “BEST EDITOR” at the 2011 Hoboken Film Festival, as well as earning Terre the very prestige’s “INDIE SPIRIT AWARD” at the 2012 Boston International Film Festival.