Tag Archives: The Tell-Tale Heart

“Thank you for making me enjoy a musical, in a special way.”

THE SPOOKY EMPIRE INTERVIEW Scott C. Biery from Guru Reviews interviewed me in conjunction with “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” screening at the Spooky Empire Film Festival in Orlando, where my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation won … Continue reading

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SYTYCA DIRECTING AWARD for P&P

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” won the OUTSTANDING EXCELLENCE Award for Directing from SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DIRECT OR ACT (which is especially nice because my first musical Poe adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” … Continue reading

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FROM BHUTAN WITH JOY for P&P

Short Film – Actor – Soundtrack Druk International Film Festival honors “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“ As far as I know, the Druk International Film Festival is the only film festival from the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. … 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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TELL-TALE MURDER IN RUSSIAN

Tell-Tale Subtitles #3 Welcome to the third and (so far) final installment of Tell-Tale Subtitles, where I share screenshots of my first short film musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” with subtitles added. The first … Continue reading

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Pit and Pendulum TRAILER

Hot off the editing bay: The Trailer for “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre”! “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“, my second short film musical adaptation of an Edgar Allan Poe classic (say that clause three … 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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TELL-TALE SUBTITLES 2 – Spanish

It’s time for another episode of Fun with Tell-Tale Subtitles! The first time I shared screenshots of my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” with Portuguese subtitles. Today Spanish gets its turn. These screenshots are … Continue reading

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FREE TELL-TALE HALLOWEEN SCREENING

FREE OUTDOOR SCREENING OF “THE TELL-TALE HEART – A MUSICABRE” HALLOWEEN NIGHT IN MANHATTAN’S EAST VILLAGE My first Edgar Allan Poe musical short film adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will screen for free as part of the Theater … Continue reading

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P&P Portraits in Color Grading

Here is a little portrait gallery from “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“, my second short film musical adaptation of a classic Edgar Allan Poe short story (after “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“). I’m focusing on close-ups … Continue reading

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P&P – Day 2 – Blood on the Floor

On day two of the shoot for “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” there was blood on the floor. My head got conked. A gash opened just below my hairline. And droplets of blood rained onto the floor … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE SUBTITLES 1 – Brazilian Portuguese

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“, my musical short film adaptation of the short story by Edgar Allan Poe, was seen in over 80 film festivals all over the world. Most festivals, regardless of where in the world they took … Continue reading

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P&P – Day 1 – Home Invasion

It was our first day of shooting. I was nearly naked, in a too small bathtub of cooling water, being watched by a crew of a dozen or so people, most I’d met for the first time today. And this … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE at HALLOWEEN HORROR PICTURE SHOW

There’s another chance to see my musical short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” this Friday at a live film festival screening in Orlando, Florida. “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will be screening courtesy … Continue reading

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Beautiful and yet Painful to Watch

How a Tell-Tale Compliment Became a T-Shirt Dare My friend Dean Jackson recently watched “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” and sent me a message about his reaction to my short film. I don’t make a habit of repeating on … Continue reading

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BEST ACTOR at the DENALI FILM FESTIVAL

Hi Danny!  We hope this finds you well! Congratulations! You won Best Actor in the 2020 Denali Film Festival! Please visit the laurel center for your winner laurel!  It was an honor to feature your work! Please be in touch … Continue reading

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