The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Tuesday unveiled 15 films that will be in contention for the five nomination slots in the documentary feature category :: http://variety.com/2014/film/news/15-documentaries-land-on-oscars-short-list-1201368807/
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Frank Pavich’s documentary “Jodorowsky’s Dune,” two months after the film played at the Directors Fortnight section at Cannes.
For more, read on :: http://www.film.com/movies/best-films-2013-cannes-film-festival
The documentary I created the animation for, “Orchestra of Exiles,” is now featured on Netflix Watch Instantly :: http://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/Orchestra_of_Exiles/70253365?trkid=4375100
In Cannes 2011 Snowfort Pictures, Inc. announced the start of production on Frank Pavich and Stephen Scarlata’s documentary Jodorowsky’s DUNE. Now, two years later we get to announce that the film will play as part of the festival’s Director’s Fortnight program :: http://www.deadline.com/2013/04/cannes-directors-fortnight-lineup-announced/
Just a reminder that tonight, Sunday, April 14th, at 10:00 PM Eastern Standard time, is the PBS broadcast of Orchestra of Exiles, right after Masterpiece Theater. Please check your local PBS station listing as the times are not consistent everywhere.
If you are interested in receiving a DVD please go to Orchestraofexiles.com. And click on “Reserve a DVD.” (International sales not supported at this time). Thanks for all your on going support.
The “Orchestra of Exiles” website on PBS is live, in anticipation of the 4/14 TV premiere broadcast :: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/orchestra-of-exiles/
Bronislaw Huberman changed the course of cultural history while saving 1000 Jews from the Holocaust. We’re proud that PBS will bring this story to so many people for the first time. We are delighted to announce that Orchestra of Exiles will be making its television debut with a national PBS broadcast on Sunday, April 14 at 10 PM Eastern Time – right after Masterpiece Theater.
The Crystal Heart Award is given every year to a selected group of independent filmmakers for demonstrating excellence in filmmaking and for best meeting the Heartland Film Festival’s mission. Since 1992, the Heartland Film Festival screens independent films from around the world and honors beautifully made films that celebrate the positive aspects of life.
The festival continues until October 22nd.