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About dannyashkenasi

I'm a composer with over 30 years experience creating music theater. I'm also an actor, writer, director, producer, teacher and general enthusiast for the arts.

FREE TELL-TALE SCREENING SUNDAY

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will stream this Sunday, December 6, as part of the London International Motion Picture Awards free screenings of their nominated official selections on Films On Go TV. The L.I.M.P.A. will start showing films today. … Continue reading

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Back in the Studio

Some teasing glimpses into the next Poe Musicabre Pre-production efforts for the follow-up to my short film musical adaptation of ‘The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” is in full gear. This week I am in the studio laying down vocal … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE SOUTH AFRICAN HORRORFEST AWARDS

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins awards for Adaptation and Soundtrack (Short Film) from South African Horrorfest The charismatic South African Horrorfest hosts Paul and Sonya posted their awards announcement video on YouTube, including a list of all the … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE SOFIE AWARD

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins a SOFIE Award The Short Film Awards, AKA the SOFIE Awards, were held last night. Here’s the YouTube video of the complete event: It was an elaborately produced virtual event full of filmmaker … Continue reading

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A Twice Told English Selection

It was a good day for “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” in England yesterday. On the heels of learning my musical Poe adaptation was made an official selection of the Lit Scares International Horror Festival of Harrogate, North Yorkshire … Continue reading

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CINS CHAT CORNER INTERVIEW

Friday, November 13th, I recorded an interview with Cindy Mich from Art is Alive, which she has now posted on her Blog Talk Radio webpage and YouTube (see below). We talked for nearly 90 minutes about my short film musical … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE on SOFIE TV

Another way you can see “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“: For free on SOFIE TV! SOFIE TV is run by The Short Film Awards AKA The SOFIE Awards. They are showing all nominated films between now and Monday in … Continue reading

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AUTUMNAL SPLENDOR in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Ed and I took some pretty pictures last Sunday in the the Brooklyn Botanic Garden…

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CONCEPT 2 REEL SCREENS TELL-TALE FOR FREE TODAY

The Concept 2 Reel Film Festival is screening “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” free of charge today. Watch my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation until midnight EST via this link. Scroll down to the Nov 6 collection of films … Continue reading

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FINGERS CROSSED

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FANtastic TELL-TALE

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” premieres Sunday 5pm via the FANtastic Horror Film Festival where it plays through Nov 29 The FANtastic Horror Film Festival is up and running this weekend. You can catch horror features and shorts through … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RUSSIAN SYMPATHY

With tongue in cheek but sincere curiosity I asked whether the jury felt sorry for me… I knew already back in March that the Russian International Horror Film Festival was going to give my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE in SOUTH AFRICA

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” is playing in the South African Horrorfest film festival The Festival goes live today. You can watch Tell-Tale Oct 31 – Nov 13. Festival audiences can access virtual screenings from all around the world. … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE NYLIFF AWARDS

NYLIFF – NEW YORK LONG ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL gives “THE TELL-TALE HEART – a musicabre” the BEST THRILLER – SHORT award as well as a SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Danny Ashkenasi

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TELL-TALE RUSSIAN HORROR INTRODUCTION

To Russia with Chills Today “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will play early evening at two festivals, not streaming via the internet but in front of physically assembled live audiences: the Russian International Horror Film Festival in Moscow, and … Continue reading

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NYSIFF FILM PANELS

The New York State International Film Festival held three different film panels over the course of its festival dates. I participated in all three. NYSIFF has posted all three panels on YouTube, so I can now share them here. If … Continue reading

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