With the Common Council recently giving the green light to allocate $65,000, the organizers of the CT Film Festival are holding a press conference at the Palace Theater today, presumably to kick-off this year’s festival. The festival will once again climax in Danbury in late May or early June — the organizers will firm up […]
I did a short story in today’s News-Times about an ad hoc Common Council committee that will most likely be created next month regarding the CT Film Festival. The ad hoc committee will make a recommendation as whether the council should again contribute public money to the CT Film Festival. The article will be available […]
I spent six days covering the CT Film Festival in Danbury (and nothing else that week) and I have to tell you — I didn’t hear anything negative about the event. People — officials, patrons, neighboring merchants, residents who just stopped by to look at The Palace — were very happy with the event. Today we have […]
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BEST FEATURE FILM Audience Favorite: (tie) “The Flyboys,” “Beverages” Judges’ Pick: “War Eagle, Arkansas” BEST DOCUMENTARY Audience Favorite: “Mr. Laughs” Judges’ Pick: “Operation Lysistrata” BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM Audience Favorite: “The Elite Squad” Judges’ Pick: Intimidad BEST STUDENT FILM Audience Favorite: “Mirror, Mirror” Judges’ Pick: “Lucky Day” BEST SHORT FILM Audience Favorite: “Structures” Judges’ Pick: […]
Lucie Arnaz, Co-Stars Confirmed to Attend Connecticut Film Festival -Legendary Broadway, Film and TV Actress To Attend Screening and American Cancer Society Fundraising Event for New Movie WHO?: Nationally Acclaimed Multi-Media Actress/Producer/Recording Artist Lucie Arnaz and her co-stars of “The Pack” including Ryan Homchick (The Sopranos), Scott Brice (Law & Order), Jamie Barris (Mona […]
Working With the CT State Tax Credit – Panel Discussion Saturday, May 24th11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Danbury Women’s Center A must for producers considering any kind of a shoot in Connecticut, which has the most generous tax incentive of the 47 states that offer them. Our State Representatives from the Hollywood East Task Force […]
Look, it has been a long two weeks. Last week it was cover the City Hall beat, file stories, go home, watch CT Film Fest movies to review for this blog, then write the reviews. This week it was shoot tons of video, constantly update this blog, edit tons of video and write a story […]
Read the line below and then check out this blog post. Roll over or click the photo to see a gallery of pics from Tuesday’s opening of the CT Film Fest at The Palace.
I saw “Long Distance Runaround,” a documentary/video journal of Brookfield’s Dan Bailey and Simsbury’s Tim Comer’s adventure on a “School of Rock” tour with Jon Anderson, the lead singer from “Yes.” The doc, which screened last night at the Heirloom Arts Theater, is very, very funny, as the two recent Fairfield University graduates try to […]