Category Archives: Notes in the News

On current and historic events, likely with a musical angle

BEST ACTOR at the DENALI FILM FESTIVAL

Hi Danny!  We hope this finds you well! Congratulations! You won Best Actor in the 2020 Denali Film Festival! Please visit the laurel center for your winner laurel!  It was an honor to feature your work! Please be in touch … Continue reading

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A Thank You from Hair We Share

Dear Danny, On behalf of the staff and the board of directors of Hair We Share we want to thank you for joining our “Track Your Ponytail” program. It means so much to us and the person who will receive … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE at DENALI

“THE TELL-TALE HEART – A MUSICABRE” plays at the DENALI FILM FESTIVAL July 15-18 streaming on-line Alaska’s Denali Film Festival (click here to go there) had accepted my short film musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a … Continue reading

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LOOK, MA! NO HAIRS!

(More about all that to be posted soon … )

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P&P – Today the Hair Gets Shorn!

Today I cut my hair. All of it. Off. Beard too. I’ll be completely clean shaven and bald. This has been in the works for over a year. I got the closest hair cut of my life July 2019, and … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE SKIPTOWN MUSICAL WINNER

Skiptown Playhouse Film Festival Awards “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” or an incredible delightful distinction vs an insignificant dialectic dilemma As Vincenzo CarubiaI, festival director of the Los Angeles based Skiptown Playhouse International Film Festival, elaborates in announcing the … Continue reading

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P&P – And So It Begins

We have had two shooting days on “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“. And I already have enough material for maybe four production diary posts, including one that will be quite the doozy! But I probably won’t have … Continue reading

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Introducing the Pit and Pendulum Page

Next week we go into production for my Tell-Tale follow-up “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre”. I hope to post some on-set diary entries; if I find time; we’ll see… Either way more news on my next short … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE at the HORROR HOTEL

It’s quite the weekend for dismembered hearts beating under floorboards! From the UK to OHIO! If you are not in London tonight, where “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” is playing at the Romford Horror Independent Film Festival, but you … Continue reading

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Tell-Tale at Romford this Saturday

If you happen to be in or near London this weekend, you can see my award-winning short film musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation (deep breath) “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” this Saturday at 9:30pm (London time) in an actual … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE MENCIÓN ESPECIAL POR MÚSICA

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” received a special mention citation for music from the Fixion Fantastic & Horror Film Festival in Santiago, Chile! Or rather, a … Mención Especial por Música: Danny Ashkenasi por The Tell-Tale Heart-A Musicabre (USA) … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE FLORIDA THREEPEAT

TELL-TALE RETURNS TO FLORIDA IN AUGUST “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“, my musical short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, has been making the festival rounds since November 2019. And it’s still going strong, even though a one year to … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE SKIPTOWN NOMINATIONS

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” has been nominated for Short Narrative, Experimental Short and Best Actor in a Short at the Skiptown Playhouse International Film Festival, presenting this June 24 – July 1 in Hollywood, CA. The Skiptown festival … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE BACK IN NEW YORK

Breaking News: This June “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will play at the International New York Film Festival!!! Scheduled to run online June 25 to July 4, 2021 (More info to come. Watch this website.) It’ll be a busy … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RETURNS TO LONDON

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” at the Romford Horror Independent Film Festival The last trip I took before the pandemic lock downs was to the London International Filmmaker Festival in February 2020. I am happy to report that my … Continue reading

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“Show Me Your Range But Make It Hair”

That’s one of those memes or games circulating among actors in social media lately. “Show me your range” in photos, and one of its specializations “Show me your range but in hair”. And I thought, well I can do that. … Continue reading

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