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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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P&P – Day 4 (& 5) – On the Rack

I already shared the above picture in a previous blog post about the colors of “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre”, my short film adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe short story. You probably guessed then (and … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE HEARTBEATS

In all this time writing about my first short film musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” I have kept one crucial secret: how are the famous tell-tale heartbeats rendered in this version? It must be … Continue reading

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P&P – Day 3 – Adventures with a Porta-Jib

While watching the trailer for “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“, my musical short film adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story, you will see me as the protagonist in a dark space, viewed from above. While … Continue reading

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Pit and Pendulum TRAILER

Hot off the editing bay: The Trailer for “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre”! “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“, my second short film musical adaptation of an Edgar Allan Poe classic (say that clause three … Continue reading

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P&P Portraits in Color Grading

Here is a little portrait gallery from “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“, my second short film musical adaptation of a classic Edgar Allan Poe short story (after “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“). I’m focusing on close-ups … Continue reading

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P&P – Day 1 – Home Invasion

It was our first day of shooting. I was nearly naked, in a too small bathtub of cooling water, being watched by a crew of a dozen or so people, most I’d met for the first time today. And this … Continue reading

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P&P – Intimations of the Horrors to Come

Next week “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre”, the follow up to my first musical Edgar Allan Poe short film adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“, goes into production. So now is a good time to share … 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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