Film Festival

Ella Wins Audience Award At Holly Shorts Film Festival

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So happy to announce that Ella Gets A Promotion? had not only a great screening at the Holly Shorts Film Festival but also won the Audience Choice award. We all could not be anymore happier and honored by this. So incredibly thrilled that the audience not only enjoyed the film but voted for it as well. A really special surprise for us.

Blu-ray

More Pick Ups Videos

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A few recent videos on my YouTube channel Vague Ramblings featuring some very cool additions to the collection (the always growing movie collection) plus an amazing Jason statue.

Film Festival

Ella Gets Into The Manhattan Short Film Festival

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I am proud to announce that Ella Gets A Promotion? will be showing at the Manhattan Short Film Festival. It will be shown around the world(!) in a multi-theatre stream. Just amazing! Details are coming on all of the festivals Ella Gets A Promotion? will be showing at. Great to see our little film doing so well.

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Ella Gets Into Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles

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I am so excited to announce that the short film I made with Mike Pusateri, Ella Gets A Promotion?, got accepted into the Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles. We are all so proud of the film we made and it’s great to see it getting accepted. There is more news coming for this film. You hope that when you make a film, even a short film, that it gets seen in front of an audience and luckily this film will be.

Filmmaking

No Witnesses Trailer

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The trailer for my new short film No Witnesses is online. I am looking into festival submission options. I haven’t looked in awhile so I am happily surprised by the amount of festivals out there. I’ll post more information on the film soon. In the meantime, here’s the trailer!  

Film History

Happy 40th Anniversary Jaws

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Hard to believe it but we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s JAWS. A film that not only terrified and thrilled me but fascinated and inspired me as well. I saw it for the first time when I was a kid on VHS. Even as a kid there was something about the film that drew you into it. I don’t mean just the naked girl who gets killed in the very beginning either.¬† The build into the story and the sense of how much this shark tears apart this community and the leading up to the, in some ways, modern Moby Dick sea hunt. JAWS shows the master work of a young director who showed that he was a talent to go in line with the greats before him. A lot has been written about the way the film works because how rarely we see the shark since […]