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PRAGUE BEST ACTOR?

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO RECEIVING THIS AWARD   I received this email Sunday: Dear DANNY ASHKENASI, Congratulations! We are happy to announce that your film “THE TELL-TALE HEART – A MUSICABRE“ was a WINNER in our Quarterly Festival’s latest edition in the following … Continue reading

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L’AGE D’OR AWARDS

UPDATE 2/25/20 Received notification that L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival has nominated“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for their first annual Pigeon d’Or Award, in the following categories: Short Film Best Actor Film Score.   From their email: Warm … Continue reading

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TOP INDIE FILM AWARD

  The Top Indie Film Awards have given “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” an award for Best Music. It was also nominated for Best Director and Best Actor.        

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TELL-TALE in MADRID & MONTANA

  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will play in the 2nd Annual Amazing Shorts Film Festival, which takes place in Madrid, Spain, January 20-25, 2020. My 37 minute musical adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story, classified as … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE COUCH

  UPDATE 1/6/20: “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” won two awards from the Couch Film Festival:   Best Cast (That’s particularly sweet, since that includes my husband, Ed!) & Best Writer (I’d like to think the musical score falls … Continue reading

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NEW YORK FILM AWARDS and more

  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins New York Film Awards, plus more awards from Crown Wood, CARE, Oniros and DIFF and the London Independent Film Awards too     The New York Film Awards announced today that “The … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE HORROR BOWL

  The Horror Bowl Movie Awards, independent horror, thriller and sci-fi movie awards, have given “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” the award for “Best Musical Horror Short”. Yes, I am now the proud recipient of a Horror Bowl!   … Continue reading

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TOP SHORTS AWARD

  Just woke up to the news that Top Shorts Online Film Festival has given me their First Time Director Award for my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“. As you can tell from the thumbnail picture Top … Continue reading

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L’AGE D’OR AWARDS

UPDATE 2/25/20 Received notification that L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival has nominated “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for their first annual Pigeon d’Or Award, in the following categories: Short Film Best Actor Film Score.   From their email: … Continue reading

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A Freaky Little Tell-Tale Tidbit

Listen to this.  It’s rather creepy, isn’t it, not just because of the unsettling nature of the text, but because of, well, I’ll explain later, just listen now:     I kept quite still and said nothing. For a whole … Continue reading

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QUEER SHORTS – The Fab and the Furious

Highlights from “Boys Shorts”, “Beyond the Binary”, “Drawn This Way – Animated” & “Faith and Fury” film shorts programs at Newfest – New York’s LGBT Film Festival   It probably plays to the stereotype of the typical NewFest attendee that … 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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DAS LILA LIED – THE LAVENDER SONG – “We just happen to be Different from the Others!”

My recent posts about the Newfest LGBT Film festival included an enthusiastic look at the handsomely restored print of the first known movie to sympathetically portray homosexuality, Germany’s 1919 “Anders als die Andern” (“Different than the Others”). Soon after posting … Continue reading

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A Queer Baker’s Dozen of NewFest LGBT films – Part 2

Akron – I Love You Both – Women Who Kill – Don’t Call Me Son – The Cult – The Nest – (and a Lazy Eye addendum) I experienced a marathon weekend of new LGBT movies from around the world … Continue reading

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MOONLIGHT & the Queer Baker’s Dozen of NewFest LGBT Films – Part 1

Moonlight – The Pass – Esteros – Lazy Eye I am “recovering” from watching 14 LGBTQ themed movies over the course of four and a half days.  Not “recovering” in a bad way, only in as much as after seeing … Continue reading

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