Category Archives: Cinema Scope

For the love of movies, and not just the musicals

MONUMENT VALLEY

Our final magnificent stop of the Great American West Tour Ed and I took the summer of 2019 was Monument Valley on Navajo land right at the border of southeastern Utah and northeastern Arizona. Certainly saved one of the best … Continue reading

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AMERICAN FILMATIC ARTS AWARD(S?)

Maybe I should just say thank you and not ask awkward, pedantic questions? This past Friday I received this notification email regarding my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“: Dear Danny, CONGRATULATIONS! Your film submission has been chosen for … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE LA WEEKEND

Watch (and vote for) “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for Free this Weekend via the Los Angeles Television, Script and Film Festival This Saturday and Sunday, or more precisely from midnight EST Friday night through midnight PST Monday morning, … Continue reading

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The SOFIE Trophy

A big Fed Ex box got delivered today, and inside, carefully packaged, was our SOFIE Trophy, the award “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” won from The Short Film Awards last November. It’s rather big and has weight. And shines … Continue reading

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TWO MORE TELL-TALE AWARDS

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” recently received two more awards from FESTIVAL ANGAELICA and the Spotlight Film Awards; and has been announced as an official selection at the LATVSFF & Fixion Film Festivals I’ll start with FESTIVAL ANGAELICA. As … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE at ANGAELICA

Watch Tell-Tale for Free at Festival Angaelica thru Dec 30 It’s a Tell-Tale holiday surprise! Thru December 30 you can watch my musical short film adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic story “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for free, … Continue reading

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THE ART IS ALIVE SESSIONS

A Tell-Tale Q&A and an Actor Panel This August I participated in several Zoom sessions with the Art is Alive Film Festival. I just received the recordings of two of them. First up is Art is Alive founder Cindy Mich … Continue reading

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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” are 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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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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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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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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