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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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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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A BUCKETFUL OF SFAAF AWARDS

    5 “Best” and 2 “Honorable Mentions”   The South Film and Arts Academy Festival just announced their November awards.  And they bestowed a whole bucketful on “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“.   I submitted to the festival … Continue reading

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L’AGE D’OR AWARDS

  The L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival has given “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” three awards in October’s edition of their monthly selections.     “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” is a “Best Actor” award winner, and achieved … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE MERIT

  Some more good early news for my film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“.   The IndieFEST Awards have given it two Awards of Merit:   Award of Merit: Actor: Leading (Danny Ashkenasi as Narrator) Award of Merit: Film … Continue reading

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An International Smorgasbord of QUEER CINEMA for 2019/2020

  Last weekend I dove into NewFest 2019, New York City’s LGBTQ Film Festival, enjoying 18 screenings over 5 days.  Overall I did well, truly disliking only one of the 15 features and 26 shorts I saw. Here are my … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE DELAY

  It was June.  I was looking forward to finishing my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“, based on my musical adaptation of the Edgar Allan Poe story.     I was feeling good.  Post production was coming … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RINGTONE

Dial M for Macabre   Todd Maki, the sound engineer on our short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” surprised me this morning with an email with no subject heading and merely “just for fun” written in the body … Continue reading

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WALLPAPER FROM HELL – Tell-Tale Shoot Diary #5

Spoiler alert! This post may give away some Tell-Tale movie musicabre design secrets!   Why suddenly a spoiler alert?  I have been blabbing about the main plot points of “The Tell-Tale Heart – a  musicabre” in several posts already, why … Continue reading

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450 DEGREES OF MORTAL TERROR – Tell-Tale Shoot Diary #4

    Presently I heard a slight groan And I knew It was the groan of mortal terror It was not a groan of pain or of grief Oh no It was the low stifled sound That arises from the … Continue reading

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THE DAY I MURDERED MY HUSBAND – Tell-Tale Shoot Diary #3

  Welcome back to the “Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” film shoot diary, and the day I murdered my husband.  Repeatedly.  Take after take after take.     Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” centers on a “very very dreadfully … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE PRATFALL – Tell-Tale Shoot Diary #2

  One for the blooper reel, except…   It was one of the least difficult set-ups of the Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre shoot.  Just me coming down the stairs – a flash back to when the murderer, fresh from … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE PEEK INTO THE ON SET MONITOR – Tell-Tale Shoot Diary #1

  Last week was production week for the short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“.  One day of set-up, 6 days of shooting, 9-10 hour days that by the weekend became 11-15 hour days.  Everyone worked very hard and … Continue reading

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