CURTAINS TRAILER TO OPEN COMEDY FILM BLOCK AT AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL

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The 2-minute trailer for CURTAINS was named an official selection for the 2018 Austin Revolution Film Festival, recently named a Top 50 Film Festival by Moviemaker Magazine. 

The trailer, which will screen on Saturday, Sept. 22, will open the festival's "Bonds" program, a block of films focused on the often difficult time people have relating to each other on a human level.

The festival, now in its eighth season, is hailed for its commitment to "blue collar filmmaking" in an era that sees many festivals only programming films with big stars. ARFF is a true celebration of independent voices in the world capital of indie film, with a reputation for selecting great stories, screening films in the coolest venues, creating excellent networking opportunities and keeping filmmakers front and center throughout the fest.

The festival runs September 18 - 22 at the Crowne Plaza Austin.

CURTAINS TV PILOT SCRIPT ADVANCES TO SEMIFINALS AT SOCAL FESTIVAL

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An original pilot script based on the main character and world of CURTAINS has advanced to the semifinals of the 2018 Seal Beach Film Festival script competition.

The pilot, for a half-hour comedy series, is an official selection for the second annual SoCal film festival. The CURTAINS short film was conceived as a character study for the series project.

The Seal Beach Film Festival is held annually in an oceanfront community a half hour from L.A., located between Long Beach and Huntington Beach.

The festival runs September 20 – 23, 2018.

CURTAINS NAMED OFFICIAL SELECTION FOR INTERNATIONAL SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL in MELBOURNE

CURTAINS continues its festival roll with its official selection today for International Shorts Film Festival in Melbourne, our first Australian festival screening.

A non-profit festival promoting short films and the filmmakers who make them, the International Shorts Film Festival (ISFF) is dedicated to the celebration of short films. The festival is open to all filmmakers, across the world, regardless of ethnicity, religion or worldview. 

The five-day festival takes place December 3-7 at the Backlot Studios in Southbank, Victoria in  Melbourne, Australia.

CURTAINS NOMINATED FOR BEST CINEMATIC WRITING AT BLACKBIRD FILM FESTIVAL

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CURTAINS has been nominated for Best Cinematic Writing for the 2018 Blackbird Film Festival, a New York-based festival recently named one of the "Top 100 Best Reviewed" festivals on Film Freeway.  

CURTAINS will screen CURTAINS as part of its prime (PG-13) film block, "Funky & Lighthearted" on Saturday, April 21.

Now in its fifth year, Blackbird screens between 120 and 150 films at its weekend-long festival, with an emphasis on short-form production. Beyond screenings, Blackbird features industry talks geared toward the seasoned professional as well as the first-time director. The 2018 lineup will include a roundtable discussion with the NYS Governor's Office of Motion Picture and Television covering all things production in New York State.

The festival runs April 20-22 at the Cortland Repertory Theater.

CURTAINS NAMED OFFICIAL SELECTION FOR 2018 RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

We're excited to announce that CURTAINS has been selected for the 7th annual Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF), a competitive festival that screens more than 120 international cutting edge films, making it one of the Mid-Atlantic's largest international competitive festivals.

An inclusive and spirited festival designed to honor true film artists, RIFF will present feature and short films of all genres and niches, as well as music videos and web series. In 2016-17, RIFF expanded to add a full scale music festival, which overlaps with the film portion and offers many opportunities for filmmakers and musicians to connect and network.

The week-long festival runs April 23 - 29 in historic downtown Richmond.

 

CURTAINS WINS AWARD OF DISTINCTION AT CANADA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

CURTAINS took home Award of Distinction at the 3rd annual Canada Shorts International Film Festival in Saint John, New Brunswick.

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Canada Shorts is an indie-focused festival that was founded to champion short filmmaking and recognize high-quality shorts regardless of their budget. The fest's goal is to ensure indie filmmakers have the opportunity for festival success, awarding additional points to short films produced on a micro-budget or with a minimal crew.

The festival took place December 2017 at the Mary Oland Theatre on the Saint John River in New Brunswick.

CURTAINS SELECTED TO SCREEN AT 11TH ANNUAL RED ROCK FILM FESTIVAL IN CEDAR CITY, UTAH

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We're super excited to announce that CURTAINS has been named an official selection for the 11th annual Red Rock Film Festival, a nine-day festival and market that runs Nov. 11- 19, 2017 in Cedar City, Utah.

Red Rock, founded in 2007 in Southern Utah, showcases films of all genres from shorts to full-length features. Each year, it's held in Cedar City, aka Festival City, on the heels of the renowned Utah Shakespeare Festival.

Cedar City is home to Kolob Canyon of Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Brian Head Ski Resort, dry desert, sheep herders, ranches, red mountains, green mountains and UFO sightings. 

CURTAINS will screen in primetime on Wed., November 15, at 8:15 PM. For schedule and tickets click here.

 

 

CURTAINS NAMED OFFICIAL SELECTION FOR 2017 LAUGHLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

CURTAINS has been selected to screen at the 6th annual Laughlin International Film Festival, a four-day festival that provides an annual platform for international and U.S. filmmakers to showcase their films.

CURTAINS will screen in a prime Friday slot as part of the short film block, "Coping with Life: The Quirkier Side." Leading up to CURTAINS, five awesome films will screen in the block: "Filling In" (22:00 - Directed by Bradley Hawkins); "Hedda Needs Help" (14:22 - Directed by Lisa Baron); "Uncle Oscar" (21:00 - Directed by Zack Abramowitz); "I Have to Kill My Professor" (10:20 - Directed by Jonathan Pickett); and "The Blind Center" (15:00 - Directed by Timothy Cruz).

Laughlin sits on the Colorado River across from Bullhead City, Ariz.  near the tri-state intersection of California, Arizona and Nevada. Laughlin is roughly 90 miles south of Las Vegas.

The festival runs October 12 - 15, 2017 in Laughlin, Nevada.