Tag Archives: Edgar Allan Poe

NYTVFF Awards BEST MUSIC SCORE to P&P

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” receives the award for “Best Music Score” from New York True Venture Film Festival The day after the screening of my musical short film Edgar Allan Poe classic short story adaptation (how … Continue reading

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AFRAID. ONLINE FILM AWARD for P&P

Update (9/9/22): Afraid. Online film awards gives “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” the award for Best Horror Film (over 25 minutes). Click here for full awards listing Previously posted: Afraid. Online film award is streaming “The Pit … Continue reading

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The FILM FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE at INDIE GATHERING, CHAIN NYC and NYACK

Over the course of five days this past week “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” screened in film festivals in Cleveland, New York City and Nyack. This blog post is about all three. I was in New York … 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 CHAIN NYC FILM FESTIVAL

The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre will screen August 13, 1:30pm as part of the Chain NYC Film Festival “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“, my second musical short film adaptation of a classic Edgar Allan … Continue reading

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P&P – Day 5 – The Pendulum Swings

Filming the Deadly Progress of the Pendulum The most famous image from Edgar Allan Poe’s classic short story “The Pit and the Pendulum” is of the sword swinging back and forth, coming down ever closer over the hapless protagonist tied … 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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P&P KING’S CROSS AWARD

HI Danny, I am pleased to inform you that “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” was voted Best Horror Short in our May Competition.  It has also been nominated for Best Horror Short in our main awards ceremony … 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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P&P – Day 4 – The Pit Beckons

I stared into the abyss, and the abyss stared back That is a paraphrase of a famous quote from Nietzsche, but doesn’t it read like something Poe might have written? Actually I hear this line in the voice of Werner … Continue reading

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