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OPERA KIDS – the movie

“Opera Kids” is a documentary about the Creating Original Opera program that I had taught and also helped develop with my colleagues at the Metropolitan Opera Guild Education Department since 1990. It was directed by Max Sturm, who participated in … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE LA WEEKEND

Watch (and vote for) “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for Free this Weekend via the Los Angeles Television, Script and Film Festival This Saturday and Sunday, or more precisely from midnight EST Friday night through midnight PST Monday morning, … Continue reading

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TWO MORE TELL-TALE AWARDS

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” recently received two more awards from FESTIVAL ANGAELICA and the Spotlight Film Awards; and has been announced as an official selection at the LATVSFF & Fixion Film Festivals I’ll start with FESTIVAL ANGAELICA. As … Continue reading

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THE ART IS ALIVE SESSIONS

A Tell-Tale Q&A and an Actor Panel This August I participated in several Zoom sessions with the Art is Alive Film Festival. I just received the recordings of two of them. First up is Art is Alive founder Cindy Mich … Continue reading

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CONCEPT 2 REEL SCREENS TELL-TALE FOR FREE TODAY

The Concept 2 Reel Film Festival is screening “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” free of charge today. Watch my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation until midnight EST via this link. Scroll down to the Nov 6 collection of films … Continue reading

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FANtastic TELL-TALE

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” premieres Sunday 5pm via the FANtastic Horror Film Festival where it plays through Nov 29 The FANtastic Horror Film Festival is up and running this weekend. You can catch horror features and shorts through … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RUSSIAN SYMPATHY

With tongue in cheek but sincere curiosity I asked whether the jury felt sorry for me… I knew already back in March that the Russian International Horror Film Festival was going to give my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE NYLIFF AWARDS

NYLIFF – NEW YORK LONG ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL gives “THE TELL-TALE HEART – a musicabre” the BEST THRILLER – SHORT award as well as a SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Danny Ashkenasi

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TELL-TALE RUSSIAN HORROR INTRODUCTION

To Russia with Chills Today “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will play early evening at two festivals, not streaming via the internet but in front of physically assembled live audiences: the Russian International Horror Film Festival in Moscow, and … Continue reading

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NYSIFF FILM PANELS

The New York State International Film Festival held three different film panels over the course of its festival dates. I participated in all three. NYSIFF has posted all three panels on YouTube, so I can now share them here. If … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE IN-PERSON FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

Physical (non-virtual) screenings in Long Island & Moscow UPDATE – 10/18 New York Long Island Film Festival nominates “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for 6 awards Best Thriller Short Best Score Short Best Cinematography Short Best Sound Short Best … Continue reading

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INDIEDANCE AWARDS

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins two awards from Indiedance Film Festival 2020 Yesterday I was informed via a recorded zoom call that Indiedance film Festival 2020 awarded “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” with a Gold Award for … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER FESTIVALS

Four Festivals Feature ‘THE TELL-TALE HEART” this month Covid 19 has done a number on the film festival circuit, effecting many festivals that had been scheduled to screen “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” earlier this year. There have been … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RUNNER UP

An Acting “Silver Medal” I’m happy to report that I won Runner Up Best Actor of Year 2020 from Flicks Film Festival for my performance in “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“. I’ve already posted about the Flicks Film Festival … Continue reading

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FESTIVAL PANDEMIC POSTPONEMENTS

See you in … 2021? Below is the 2020 Official Trailer for the Denali Film Festival. It’s a beautifully put together trailer, full of lovely images of the great outdoors. You get a strong sense for the festival’s overriding theme, … Continue reading

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30 DAY FILM CHALLENGE

DAY 1 – the first film you remember watching My memory is tricky here, but it was definitely Disney. I remember being told the first film I saw in the theater (at age 3) was either “Fantasia” or “Pinocchio” (either … Continue reading

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