Category Archives: Cinema Scope

For the love of movies, and not just the musicals

TELL-TALE BIRTHDAY SCREENING MAY 25

  May 25 is my birthday. And my party favor to you is: you can see “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for free! And your birthday present to me could be leaving a positive comment/rating. ūüôā UPDATE: The Festival … Continue reading

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4 NOMS from the HOLLYWOOD NORTH FILM AWARDS

  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” has been nominated for 4 Hollywood North Film Awards for International Short Films:   Best Production Design – Nicholas Callais Best Original Score – Danny Ashkenasi Best Sound Design – Todd Maki Best … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE Now Playing in the LIFT OFF ONLINE FESTIVAL

  WATCH & VOTE FOR TELL-TALE!   I’m pleased to announce that “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” has been selected to play on-line in the LIFT-OFF GENRE CONTENT EXTRAVAGANZA, running through May 13.   CLICK HERE TO BE TAKEN … Continue reading

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The Tell-Tale Award That Got Away

  I was doing some maintenance work on the Tell-Tale Homepage, when I saw I had noted an award won from Flicks Film Festival, but had not posted a laurel or certificate or even logged what the award was for. … Continue reading

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DROPPING NAMES

  A Collection of Mini Memoir Memories You may have seen this going around on Facebook or Twitter:¬† People listing names of celebrities they have met in their life times, but including one name that is a lie.¬† Then people … Continue reading

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The TELL-TALE VEGAS / NYC / MOSCOW TRIFECTA that was – and then wasn’t

  Thanks for Nothing, COVID 19   I was supposed to watch “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” in a Moscow movie theater today, in fact precisely while I’m typing this, “sheltering in place” this Saturday morning New York time, … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE LIVE STREAM Q&A

Watch my Q&A after Wednesday’s Tell-Tale live-streaming   Yesterday evening NewFilmmakers NY hosted a Facebook live streaming of most of their Wednesday program originally scheduled to screen at the Anthology Theatre in New York City, and now postponed for sometime … Continue reading

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The 3/25 NYC TELL-TALE SCREENING will be LIVE-STREAMING

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” was scheduled to receive its New York City screening premiere next Wednesday, March 25, at the Anthology Theater , sponsored by New Filmmakers NY. Well, we lately hit a little snag in the form … Continue reading

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PRAGUE BEST ACTOR?

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO RECEIVING THIS AWARD   I received this email Sunday: Dear¬†DANNY ASHKENASI, Congratulations!¬†We are happy to announce that your film¬†“THE TELL-TALE HEART – A MUSICABRE“¬†was a¬†WINNER¬†in our Quarterly Festival‚Äôs latest edition¬†in the following … Continue reading

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BERLIN FLASH

  The Berlin Flash Film Festival announced their awards for November.   “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” was given an “Outstanding Achievement Award”.   Ausgezeichnet!     Having been born and raised in Berlin, I feel this recognition from … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE REELS of the DEAD

  3/14 – Update – Convid19 postpones the Reels of the Dead festival   Received this email from Las Vegas:   “Hello all,   Until this morning we were still optimistically¬†planning our event next weekend in Las Vegas.¬† With the … Continue reading

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L’AGE D’OR AWARDS

UPDATE 2/25/20 Received notification that L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival has nominated“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for their first annual Pigeon d’Or Award, in the following categories: Short Film Best Actor Film Score.   From their email: Warm … Continue reading

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GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

  The Global Film Festival Awards in Los Angeles just announced awards of Best Horror Short for “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” and a (runner-up) Honorable Mention Best Director award for me. They even released this slick announcement video: … Continue reading

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MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS

    Just found out that I’ve been nominated for Best Director by the Maverick Movie Awards! Another laurel on the “Tell-Tale Heart” wall.   And while I’m here, since yesterday was Valentine’s Day…

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WSTL Awards

    Is there a big old awards show airing tonight? Oscar who?   Well, you may not think it’s the same, and, well you’d be right, but that doesn’t change the fact that I’m very happy for “The Tell-Tale … Continue reading

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The Dunedin Experience

    “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” at the Dunedin Film Festival Plus an interview and Q&A with yours truly   January 10, 2020, my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” played at the Dunedin Film Festival … Continue reading

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