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Our Guest is Daniel Hoyos Seattle Shorts Film Festival Director!!
The Seattle Shorts Film Festival Celebrates 5 Years by Doubling in Size Seattle Shorts Film Festival returns in 2015 with twice the number of exceptional films to showcase for local audiences. After record breaking submissions, filmmaker attendance, and sold out screenings last year, the 5- year-old festival has expanded to two days, November 14th and 15th. The weekend will be bring film lovers together through Q&A’s, networking events, and an awards ceremony on Sunday the 15th. The Seattle Shorts Film Festival brings Seattle film lovers the very best of short films from around the globe. nter. For a full listing of films, special events and upcoming announcements visit www.SeattleShort.org
Our guest this week will be Corrina Montlo, Co-founder of the Motorcycle Film Festival. Corrina & Jack Drury founded the film festival in NYC, fall of 2013 to provide a home for motorcycle films from around the world. Moto film enthusiasts gather to discuss, celebrate and show their films about their favorite subject, motorcycles! Films such as “Why We Ride” and Dream Racer” have gotten recognized as a result of the exposure they received at the Festival. Listen in to get the inside scoop about the 3rd annual MFF that was held September 23-27, 2015. Corrina will fill us in on who the winners were and how the Film Festival has given a voice to many independent film makers internationally. What is planned for 2016? How can you attend? Those questions and more will be answered.
Tutwiler is a film that sheds light on the treatment of inmates at Julia Tutwiler Prison in Wetumpka, AL. It's based on actual events that have happened within the prison. It follows Lori, who is serving twenty years for vehicular manslaughter while drunk driving. While she is incarcerated she is raped by a security guard and becomes pregnant. The film picks up with Lori trying to navigate her relationship with her daughter Shay, while surviving life in unbearable conditions.
I had the pleasure of screenind and doing Q and A for this film. This topic must be discussed and explored. So join us we are takling call ins.
Screened at the Big Apple Film Festival To learn more http://www.tutwilermovie.com is the website andtwitter & instagram is @tutwilermovie
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Ava founded the Southeastern Film Festival in 2013 with a group of filmmakers to promote independent film distribution in smaller towns in the South. It is the festival’s third year in progress, we have over 1900 submissions from 52 countries in just 3 months, surpassing the entire total of entries in 2015 in just three months. The first event for 2015 took place in Dahlonega, Georgia and we screened 45 films from 24 countries over a long weekend, our next event will be in Nashville in May of 2016. This year the festival has screened 80 films from 24 countries, our next event will be in Nashville in November of 2015. Ava Leigh Stewart is a prolific artist who specializes in creative development for film, television, and web. Stewart launched her film career after earning a film degree in London, England. She garnished attention after directing, producing, and writing an award winning short film called Keepers of the Gate in 2006. In 2011, she directed her feature debut film entitled, South of Southern. She has gone on to direct seven more feature films and countless other media projects. Stewart is currently working on the feature documentary entitled, Paradise Garden. She was one of the producers of the recently released feature documentary film, State of Control, which chronicles the humanitarian crisis in Tibet.
Join Rick Vaicisu,The Flyway Film Festival Director and Rex Sikes discussing what's new at the upcoming 8th Fest in Pepin, Wisconsin. October 21-25, 2015. Flyway showcases top-notch emerging filmmakers from across the globe. Flyway has won accolades from industry pros, filmmakers, and audiences.Opening night film is The Driftless Area, starring John Hawkes, Zooey Deschanel, and Anton Yelchin. World premieres at the festival are Pictures of Lily, by British director Mark Banks; Remittance, by Patrick Daly and Joel Fendelman, and Second Honeymoon, by Dutch filmmaker Kristjan Knigge. There are workshops and mentor sessions with industry experts Seed&Spark's Erica Anderson, King is a Fink's Julie Keck and Jessica King, location manager Charlotte Ariss, and filmmakers Emily Ting (It's AlreadyTomorrow in Hong Kong) and Norah Shapiro (Miss Tibet: Beauty in Exile). Ted Hope and Brian Newman, will be around to chat with attendees. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com Visit and subscribe to Rex Sikes' Movie Beat Blog at http://www.RexSikesMovieBeat.me for articles and more about our industry.
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Kiersey Clemmons (Guest)
Clemons is best known for her role as Bianca on the TV series, Transparent. She also plays Sophia in the MTV original series, Eye Candy. In the new film DOPE, she does an outstanding job, as she stars as a lesbian tomboy.
A critical hit and audience favorite out of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and an official selection of the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself. DOPE opens nationwide June 19. 2015.
"Dope" Trailer 4 Starring A$AP Rocky, Chanel Iman, Shameik Moore
Tracie Hotchner joins us to talk about the Dog Film Festival, and Amanda and her dog Keller are here to talk about a breeding practice called Merle. They are beautiful looking dogs, but breeding two merles together creates genetic problems such as blindness and deafness. Learn more about these dogs and the breeding.
Award-winning singer/songwriter turned movie producer Matt Zarley joins us to talk on the journey of his acclaimed musical short film, "hopefulROMANTIC."
The film stars Zarley, Jolie Jenkins, Chuck Seculla, and TV icon/LGBT activist George Takei.
Accepted into over two dozen film festivals, the film is part music video, part Broadway musical and part romantic movie - in fact, it's all of those things and more.
Zarley discusses the inspiration for the project, as well as the evolution of the film. Plus, he shares several songs from the movie soundtrack.
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