Category Archives: Notes in the News

On current and historic events, likely with a musical angle

INDEPENDENT HORROR MOVIE AWARD

Email received 4:39 pm, January 15, 2020 From: Independent Horror Movie Awards To: me Congratulations, your film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” won Best Actor (Danny Ashkenasi) at the 2019 Independent Horror Movie Awards (Winter Edition)! It was also nominated for Best Short, Best … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE in MADRID & MONTANA

  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will play in the 2nd Annual Amazing Shorts Film Festival, which takes place in Madrid, Spain, January 20-25, 2020. My 37 minute musical adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story, classified as … Continue reading

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NEW YORK MOVIE AWARDS

  The New York Movie Awards have given “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” the award for Best Actor   and the runner up Honorable Mention Award for Original Score         Also, this just in: “The Tell-Tale … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE COUCH

  UPDATE 1/6/20: “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” won two awards from the Couch Film Festival:   Best Cast (That’s particularly sweet, since that includes my husband, Ed!) & Best Writer (I’d like to think the musical score falls … Continue reading

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CINEMA WORLD FEST & SPOTLIGHT AWARDS – LONDON IFF 2020 NOMINATIONS

  HAPPY HOLIDAY NEWS INDEED! I just found out that “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” won four Cinema Worldfest Film Awards: Best Musical – Acting – Costumes – Color Treatment Congratulations, Anthony Paul-Cavaretta and Austin Lepri!   Here are … Continue reading

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IMPEACHMENT EVE, NYC

A Photo/Video Diary. On the Eve of the Impeachment Vote in the House of Representatives, hundreds of thousands across the country are rallying to demand the Criminal in Chief be impeached and removed. I joined the thousands that rallied in … Continue reading

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NEW YORK FILM AWARDS and more

  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins New York Film Awards, plus more awards from Crown Wood, CARE, Oniros and DIFF and the London Independent Film Awards too     The New York Film Awards announced today that “The … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE HORROR BOWL

  The Horror Bowl Movie Awards, independent horror, thriller and sci-fi movie awards, have given “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” the award for “Best Musical Horror Short”. Yes, I am now the proud recipient of a Horror Bowl!   … Continue reading

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Director’s Circle Tell-Tale Screening

  The Director’s Circle Festival Of Shorts, an online film festival, is screening “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” this week. For a small fee, $1.99, you can watch the musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, from now through December 7.  … Continue reading

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TOP SHORTS AWARD

  Just woke up to the news that Top Shorts Online Film Festival has given me their First Time Director Award for my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“. As you can tell from the thumbnail picture Top … Continue reading

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A BUCKETFUL OF SFAAF AWARDS

    5 “Best” and 2 “Honorable Mentions”   The South Film and Arts Academy Festival just announced their November awards.  And they bestowed a whole bucketful on “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“.   I submitted to the festival … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE TRAILER

It’s here! The trailer for “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre”!     A big thank you to Stolis Hadjicharamboulas, Tell-Tale‘s editor, for putting that together with me. Hope you enjoy it!   Meanwhile, several more festivals have made us … Continue reading

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L’AGE D’OR AWARDS

  The L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival has given “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” three awards in October’s edition of their monthly selections.     “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” is a “Best Actor” award winner, and achieved … Continue reading

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GOODBYE SPICER

  Well, one long national nightmare is finally over…   It’s been too long.  He should not have been invited onto the show in the first place, because it was likely from the beginning and now has been painfully born … Continue reading

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Tell-Tale Director Award

I received a directing award from the So You Think You Can Act competition. It feels a bit odd typing that, but it’s true; So You Think You Can Act recently added a directing category to their competition, and I … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE MERIT

  Some more good early news for my film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“.   The IndieFEST Awards have given it two Awards of Merit:   Award of Merit: Actor: Leading (Danny Ashkenasi as Narrator) Award of Merit: Film … Continue reading

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