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P&P’s SPOTLIGHT GOLD AWARD

SPOTLIGHT FILM AWARDS gives “THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM – A MUSICABRE” the SPOTLIGHT GOLD AWARD Spotlight Film Awards just announced the winners of its 2022 awards. My musical short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, “The Pit and the Pendulum … Continue reading

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P&P on HORROR ISLAND

NEW UPDATE: 12/7/22 – The new time for the Horror Island Film Festival has been posted. December 31st. Looks to be the same location as before. It can now be part of your jet setting New Year’s Eve extravaganza: 31 … Continue reading

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“Thank you for making me enjoy a musical, in a special way.”

THE SPOOKY EMPIRE INTERVIEW Scott C. Biery from Guru Reviews interviewed me in conjunction with “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” screening at the Spooky Empire Film Festival in Orlando, where my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation won … Continue reading

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P&P – Day 6 – The Plaque

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic short story opens with the following Latin inscription and parenthetical annotation: Impia tortorum longos hic turba furors Sanguinis innocui, non satiata, aluit. Sospite nunc patria, fracto nunc funeris antro, Mors ubi dira fuit vita salusque patent. … Continue reading

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P&P Climbs the NAKED MOUNTAIN in the SPOOKY EMPIRE

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” in NYC & Orlando this Weekend This Saturday, October 22, my short film musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation will play during the Naked Mountain Film Festival at 253 West 28th Street in … Continue reading

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5 Awards for P&P at The Artists Forum Festival of the Moving Image

Juror’s Award Best Dark Themed Short Best Director Best Actor Best Editing Plus nominations for Best Cinematography Best Sound Design Last night “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” won 5 of the 7 awards it was nominated for … Continue reading

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P&P at THE ARTISTS FORUM

SCREENING THIS SATURDAY at the DOLBY SCREENING ROOM in NYC “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre”, my musical short film adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story, has been chosen to close out The Artists Forum Festival … Continue reading

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P&P wins 3 AWARDS at AUTUMN’S DAWN FILM FESTIVAL

Yesterday “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” was the final film in the Autumn’s Dawn Film Festival four hour screening of shorts at the Film Noir Cinema in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. This was quickly followed by the Edgar Allan … Continue reading

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P&P WEDNESDAY in KOLKATA and NYACK

Last Friday and Saturday “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” screened in festivals in Cleveland and New York City respectively (more on that in a-soon-to-be-posted blog piece), but Wednesday just said “hold my beer”, because on Wednesday, August … Continue reading

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P&P at the OFFSHORE FILM FESTIVAL

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” is playing as part of the Offshore Film Festival, enjoying its inaugural year in the tony vacation town of Montauk at the far eastern tip of Long Island. The festival runs today … Continue reading

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Short-Filmz Reviews P&P

I don’t generally publish back to back blog posts on the same day, but mere hours after I posted about the award from the Royal Society of Television and Motion Pictures for my short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation “The … Continue reading

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P&P at NEW YORK LIFT-OFF FILM FESTIVAL

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre”, my musical short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation (say that 3 times fast) is currently playing on-line as part of the New York Lift-Off Film Festival through the month of July. For … Continue reading

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FROM BHUTAN WITH JOY for P&P

Short Film – Actor – Soundtrack Druk International Film Festival honors “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“ As far as I know, the Druk International Film Festival is the only film festival from the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. … Continue reading

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P&P’s STARDUST BEST ACTOR AWARD

Stardust Films and Screenplay Festival gave me the Best Actor Award for my performance in my short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“ UPDATE 6/5 CUCKOO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ALSO HONORS “THE … Continue reading

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PIT & PENDULUM in the EAST VILLAGE

UPDATE 5/13/22 “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” won the award for Music Performance at the Transparent Film Festival UPDATE (5/5/22) “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” is nominated for Best Actor & Best Music Performance … Continue reading

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Pit and Pendulum Image Tease

This is my favorite screenshot of “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“, my musical short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation. I like its visual composition. I like the emotion that radiates from it. I like the mystery that … Continue reading

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