Tag Archives: Todd Maki

The SOFIE Trophy

A big Fed Ex box got delivered today, and inside, carefully packaged, was our SOFIE Trophy, the award “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” won from The Short Film Awards last November. It’s rather big and has weight. And shines … Continue reading

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Back in the Studio

Some teasing glimpses into the next Poe Musicabre Pre-production efforts for the follow-up to my short film musical adaptation of ‘The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” are in full gear. This week I am in the studio laying down vocal … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE SOFIE AWARD

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins a SOFIE Award The Short Film Awards, AKA the SOFIE Awards, were held last night. Here’s the YouTube video of the complete event: It was an elaborately produced virtual event full of filmmaker … Continue reading

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TRIPLE SOFIE AWARD NOMINEE

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” receives three SOFIE Award nominations from The Short Film Awards At 37 minutes, “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” falls within the 40 minute maximum length for short films as established by major film … Continue reading

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FESTIVAL PANDEMIC POSTPONEMENTS

See you in … 2021? Below is the 2020 Official Trailer for the Denali Film Festival. It’s a beautifully put together trailer, full of lovely images of the great outdoors. You get a strong sense for the festival’s overriding theme, … Continue reading

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4 NOMS from the HOLLYWOOD NORTH FILM AWARDS

  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” has been nominated for 4 Hollywood North Film Awards for International Short Films:   Best Production Design – Nicholas Callais Best Original Score – Danny Ashkenasi Best Sound Design – Todd Maki Best … 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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TELL-TALE CELLO DOUBLES

In “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” the music is scored for three cellos.  And Friday evening three cello players were sitting in my living room practicing their cello parts for the shoot.  Because for key scenes, you won’t just … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE SOUNDS

The final ghastly Tell-Tale hint before I reveal all!   What is this about?  Click to watch the short video; now can you guess? Yes, we appear to be in a recording studio. What, is that three cellists on the … Continue reading

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