Tag Archives: Cinema

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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Art is Alive Actor Workshop

Thursday, Sep 3 – 6pm – 7pm CDT (7pm – 8pm EST) Silverspot Cinema (Brookfield, WI) 320 Market Street, Brookfield, WI 53045 I will be taking part in an Actor Workshop with the actor Michael Gentile, moderated by Cindy Mich, … 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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An International Smorgasbord of QUEER CINEMA for 2019/2020

  Last weekend I dove into NewFest 2019, New York City’s LGBTQ Film Festival, enjoying 18 screenings over 5 days.  Overall I did well, truly disliking only one of the 15 features and 26 shorts I saw. Here are my … Continue reading

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PRIDE MONTH DAILY MOVIE PLAYLIST

And so the daily LGBTQ movie shout out commences: Call that blog post by its name here.   That Queer Movie blog post is its own country here.  

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TELL-TALE PRATFALL – Tell-Tale Shoot Diary #2

  One for the blooper reel, except…   It was one of the least difficult set-ups of the Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre shoot.  Just me coming down the stairs – a flash back to when the murderer, fresh from … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE CAMERA TEST

Yesterday I met my Director of Photography Jason Chua at the film equipment rental place to do some camera tests in preparation for our upcoming “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” film shoot.   For me that mostly meant standing … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE REVEAL!

  So what is the big new deal with “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“?     OK!  Aright!  I know you’ve been on tenterhooks!   The suspense has been killing you!     But only figuratively.   Not literally, … Continue reading

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QUEER NARRATIVES at the MOVIES

NewFest 2017 Feature Length Dramas: After Louie – God’s Own Country – Against the Law –  My Son is Gay – Discreet – The City of the Future – Professor Marston and the Wonder Women Last year I saw only … Continue reading

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QUEER SHORTS – The Young and the Resistance

Highlights from “Young, Queer and Woke” and “The Queer Resistance” film shorts programs at Newfest – New York’s LGBT Film Festival Another fall in New York City.  Another NewFest festival of LGBTQ films.  Last year I stuffed a dozen festival films … Continue reading

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New Categories for Movies, Theater and LGBTQ Themed Articles

Three new categories have been added to the Notes from a Composer archives:   Cinema Scope – For the love of movies, and not just the musicals   Live! On Stage – Live performances / a life in the theater … Continue reading

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