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Up the Hudson to Albany and NYSIFF

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” wins Best Horror at the New York State International Film Festival Yes, my musical Poe adaptation was awarded Best Horror at the New York State International Film Festival, and I will report … 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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P&P’s INDEPENDENT HORROR MOVIE AWARD

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” won a Best Actor Award and was nominated for Editing, Special Effects and Music by the Independent Horror Movie Awards

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P&P Screening in NEW YORK this Friday

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” will screen this Friday at 6:15pm as part of the New York True Venture Film Festival You have another chance to see my second singing horror short screen in NYC. The New … Continue reading

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BEST HORROR MUSICAL IN CYPRUS

3 AWARDS for THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM – a musicabre from THE CYPRUS HORROR SOCIETY The Cyprus Horror Society will screen an award-winning selection of short films this Saturday, including yours truly’s “The Pit and the Pendulum – a … Continue reading

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P&P for FREE on FRIDAY!

FOTOFILM INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IS SCREENING “THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM – A MUSICABRE” ONLINE FOR FREE ALL DAY FRIDAY AUGUST 26 “THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM – A MUSICABRE” is also nominated for BEST HORROR SHORT The 3rd … 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 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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P&P SILVER MASK AWARD

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” received the award for Best Horror Short from Silver Mask Live Festival Silver Mask Live Festival requested that I send them selfies with my award certificates, so I obliged:

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P&P HOLLYWOOD GOLD AWARDS

Hollywood Gold Awards bestowed the Silver Award for Horror to “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” as well as an Honorable Mention for its Original Score

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P&P’s GOTHAMITE and ART FILM AWARDS

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” won three awards from Gothamite Monthly Film Awards: Best Horror Short Best Original Score Best Visual Effects Additionally Art Film Awards singled out the film’s Sound Design

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P&P URUVATTI HONORS

The Uruvatti International Film Festival gives “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” awards for Best Horror Short Film and Best Original Score / Short Film UPDATE (6/1/22): The certificates have arrived:

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P&P NEW YORK MOVIE AWARD

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” won the Silver Award for Horror from the New York Movie Awards

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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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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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