Category Archives: Cinema Scope

For the love of movies, and not just the musicals

TELL-TALE FRIDAY THREESOME

New York State International Film Festival Presents “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” September 25 – October 9 This Friday, my musical adaptation of the the Edgar Allan Poe classic, “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will start screening on-line … Continue reading

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The Awards Speech That Would Have Been

And the PIIF Best Actor winner is … not me. But hey, my acceptance video is cute, so let’s play it anyway! As you might remember… who am I kidding, why would you remember, but I won a Best Actor … Continue reading

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TRIPLE SOFIE AWARD NOMINEE

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” receives three SOFIE Award nominations from The Short Film Awards At 37 minutes, “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” falls within the 40 minute maximum length for short films as established by major film … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE & ME IN BRAZIL (Virtually)

Daily On-line Screenings of “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” at Rio de Janeiro’s Rock Horror Film Festival Sept 17 – 27 Full schedule of daily screening times below I’ll take part in 6 (count ’em, six!) on-line film panels … Continue reading

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Tell-Tale at the Orlando International Film Festival

Another Chance to Watch “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” The Orlando International Film Festival is the second of four film festivals this month to make my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” available to the viewing public … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING THE NEXT POE MUSICABRE!

While accepting two Tell-Tale awards from Indiedance! So, no more being coy, enough with dropping hints or announcing I will be making an announcement, as I have now and then for many months, let’s just make it official: There will … Continue reading

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Diana Rigg and the 3rd Happy Song for Dark Times

I just learned that Diana Rigg passed. Rest in Peace, Diana Rigg. Diana Rigg was probably my first childhood celebrity crush. I likely first loved Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins the way tots love their nannies, but I had my … Continue reading

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So last night I received the JUDY GARLAND AWARD

I could say I’m over the moon… … actually, I’m over the rainbow Last night the Art is Alive Film Festival held its awards ceremony. Just like the festival, it was a virtual affair. Cindy Mich, festival founder, convened a … Continue reading

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INDIEDANCE AWARDS

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins two awards from Indiedance Film Festival 2020 Yesterday I was informed via a recorded zoom call that Indiedance film Festival 2020 awarded “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” with a Gold Award for … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE TONIGHT!

SOMETHING THAT’S THRILLING SOMETHING THAT’S CHILLING SOMETHING TO STILL YOUR HEART A MUSICABRE TONIGHT! 8:15PM EST – ON-LINE SCREENING OF THE TELL-TALE HEART – A MUSICABRE FOLLOWED BY A Q&A WITH YOURS TRULY! HOSTED BY ART IS ALIVE FILM FESTIVAL … Continue reading

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Art is Alive Actor Workshop

Thursday, Sep 3 – 6pm – 7pm CDT (7pm – 8pm EST) Silverspot Cinema (Brookfield, WI) 320 Market Street, Brookfield, WI 53045 I will be taking part in an Actor Workshop with the actor Michael Gentile, moderated by Cindy Mich, … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER FESTIVALS

Four Festivals Feature ‘THE TELL-TALE HEART” this month Covid 19 has done a number on the film festival circuit, effecting many festivals that had been scheduled to screen “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” earlier this year. There have been … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RUNNER UP

An Acting “Silver Medal” I’m happy to report that I won Runner Up Best Actor of Year 2020 from Flicks Film Festival for my performance in “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“. I’ve already posted about the Flicks Film Festival … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE over TIMES SQUARE

The Tell-Tale Poster Shines on a Big Billboard over Broadway Last night Ed and I travelled to Times Square to watch the poster for my gothic musical short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” be broadcast over Times Square. … Continue reading

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FESTIVAL PANDEMIC POSTPONEMENTS

See you in … 2021? Below is the 2020 Official Trailer for the Denali Film Festival. It’s a beautifully put together trailer, full of lovely images of the great outdoors. You get a strong sense for the festival’s overriding theme, … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE BEST FEATURE(TTE)

UPDATE – AUGUST 1, 2020: Central States Indie FanFilmFest has named “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” Best English Language Featurette of the year. After earlier awarding my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation Best English Language Feature/Featurette for the Winter … Continue reading

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