Friday, August 31, 2007

Comic Book Bin Interview

The Comic Book Bin recently posted an interview with Brian, Milo, and I from Fantasia.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Hero Tomorrow Saturday at the Cinematheque

On August 17 and 18, 2007, the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque will hold its first-ever “Think Local” Film Festival, a weekend of five feature-length movies from Northeast Ohio. This series is a unique foray for the Cinematheque, which specializes in independent, foreign and revival films.

Admission to each film is $8, Cinematheque members and CIA students and staff $6. Tickets for two films on the same night are $14 ($12 for members), and tickets for three films are $20 ($18 for members). Admission to all five films costs only $25 by buying a “Think Local” weekend pass (on sale starting July 16 at the Cinematheque).
There is free parking in the Institute lot.

Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque
11141 East Boulevard (in University Circle)
Cleveland, Ohio 44106


August 17th
7:00 p.m.
Cordoba Nights – - Luke and Andy Campbell – Action/Comedy
Finn, a young man content with his directionless life as a pizza delivery guy, works the late shift in a lively city. On a delivery that starts out like any other, Finn comes across a mysterious girl named Allie who will make his night anything but ordinary. As Finn delivers to surf rockers, car thieves and the mob, Shit-eye, Old Dad and the other thugs are in pursuits to bring Allie back to her volatile boyfriend Darren.

9:00 p.m.
Madness – – Bill Johns – Thriller
Alex has been a very bad boy, and when his sister drops in unexpectedly with four of her
college friends, the Madness begins. Trapped in their mansion during a blizzard, the girls start dying off one by one as Alex tries to conceal a terrifying secret. Starring local pop singer, Jami Ross, Madness was awarded four stars at and was called, “a spectacular suspense thriller with all the makings of a first-rate horror film.”

August 18th
6:00 p.m.
American Stories – – Rob Lucas – Comedy
With only a few hours to go on the final leg of their Ohio tour, the indie rock group The Little Devils find themselves stranded in a no-name Ohio town. Tim, Jeff, Rick and Ben pass the hours waiting for a mechanic by revealing a little more about themselves through true, yet unbelievable stories. American Stories has been produced by The 2380 Project, a University of Akron student/alumni organization dedicated to creating a feature-length movie every year.

8:00 p.m.
Hero Tomorrow – Dark Comedy

10:00 p.m.
The Horror Convention Massacre – – Joe Ostrica – Horror/Thriller
In The Horror Convention Massacre—an homage to B-movie exploitation slasher films of the ‘70s and ‘80s—a crazed killer is on the loose at a hotel hosting a horror convention, knocking off the guests and the hotel staff. Filled with colorful characters, lots of humor, and cameos by Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger), Ari Lehman (Jason from Friday the 13th) and Lew Temple (The Devil's Rejects and Rob Zombie's upcoming Halloween remake), The Horror Convention Massacre was awarded Best Horror Film at the Miami Underground Film Festival. With an upcoming sequel prepared for a fall release,The Horror Convention Massacre has sold out every screening it's had in Cleveland thus far.

Delusions to Premiere at LA Shorts Fest!

We just found out that Delusions is going have its world premiere at the LA SHORTS FEST. This is the project from several blog entries ago by Darlena Roberts that I had the pleasure of DP'ing with the beloved HT crew. Congrats Darlena!

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

See ya at the Indie Gathering this Saturday

I'll be on two panels at the Indie Gathering this Saturday. In past years it's been a great way for indie filmmakers in Northeast Ohio gather and network. The IG also has a film festival attached to it, and you can see the full schedule on their website.

1 PM - Marketing and Publicity for your film
3 PM - Directing

Holiday Inn Cleveland
Independence, Ohio
I-77 & Rockside Road