Tag Archives: Mariana Soares da Silva

THE SKIPTOWN EXPERIENCE

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” wins awards for Best Musical Performance Best Original Score Best Production Design – Short at the Skiptown Playhouse International Film Festival in Los Angeles The top picture is me sitting with the … Continue reading

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P&P – Day 6 – The Plaque

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic short story opens with the following Latin inscription and parenthetical annotation: Impia tortorum longos hic turba furors Sanguinis innocui, non satiata, aluit. Sospite nunc patria, fracto nunc funeris antro, Mors ubi dira fuit vita salusque patent. … Continue reading

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SHORT FILM AWARDS nominations for P&P

The 8th Annual Short Film Awards (AKA The Sofie Awards) nominated “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” for Best Actor and Best Styling Enjoy all the SOFIE Award nominated short films, in person… ​ November 15 – 17, … 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 – 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 2 – The Destruction of the Cello

That’s a beautiful cello, don’t you think? A little worn at the edges perhaps, but to the composer who plays it, a poor fellow who lives in a garret in 17th century Spain, this instrument is his most prized possession, … Continue reading

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P&P – The Revealing of the Cake

Thank You to the Crew of “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” addendum When I’d uploaded my original thank you post to the crew of “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” I didn’t yet have the … Continue reading

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Thank You to the Crew of “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre”

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