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The Awards Speech That Would Have Been

And the PIIF Best Actor winner is … not me. But hey, my acceptance video is cute, so let’s play it anyway! As you might remember… who am I kidding, why would you remember, but I won a Best Actor … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE BEST FEATURE(TTE)

UPDATE – AUGUST 1, 2020: Central States Indie FanFilmFest has named “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” Best English Language Featurette of the year. After earlier awarding my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation Best English Language Feature/Featurette for the Winter … Continue reading

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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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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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MOONLIGHT – the triple least “Oscar Baity” Oscar Winner

“I just hope the weird pandemonium doesn’t overshadow the fact that a $1.5 million independent film by a black director about black, gay, poor people was named Best Picture.  The process to get there was very weird, but it’s an … Continue reading

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