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5 posts from December 2008

December 19, 2008


Well I know I've been lax about writing here, but again that's what happen when a filmmaker decides to start a blog, when he's in production is a little intermittent, but believe me I'm learning so much that I can't wait to share all the experiences with you guys.

For now I want to invite you to watch the teaser of my next feature film, if you like what you see, you can favorite it, rate it, comment on it, that would help us to get some honors on youtube, like #32 Most Viewed video on Film & Animation category, and that would allow us to get featured, driving more people to our teaser and ultimately to our movie.

December 03, 2008


This movie is really good I recommended to everybody back in August, well, Awards Season is here and I need to recommend this movie again. Melissa Leo is brilliant, she also got her Gotham.

The rest of the winners...


December 02, 2008

SPIRIT AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED! Guerrilla Film "Frozen River" led the field with 6 nods.

Film trio "Ballast," "Frozen River" and "Rachel Getting Married" led the field with six nominations each at the 2009 Film Independent's 24th Annual Spirit Awards. All three are in the running for best feature, best director and best female lead for actresses Anne Hathaway, Melissa Leo and Tarra Riggs, (I think Melissa Leo should win and heads up, I'm smelling an Oscar nod for her role). Also receiving top mentions is "Milk," which scored three nominations Thesps Sandra Oh and Jason Bateman joined Film Independent's exec director Dawn Hudson this morning to announce the 2009 Spirit Award nominations in Los Angeles. Voting is exclusively online to make awards "as green as possible." The winners will be unveiled at Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009.

A list of nominees follows:

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Tonight it's the Gotham Independent Films Awards ceremony, there's no network covering the show, but you ca follow all the action online.

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December 01, 2008

PACK YOUR BAGS! tripfilms.com

Over a month ago, right before I started the crazyness with subHysteria, I met with Jamay Liu and Tony Cheng from Tripfilms.

The meeting took place in their unique office located in the east village: "Gramstand Cafe", a cute little place with full WiFi internet connection.  It allows the six people team from Tripfilms to use their place as headquarters.

Tripfilms is... I’ve to stop here, only to preface that something so avant-garde that does not have real competition is difficult yet easy to explain.  Trip Films is the ultimate video reference for the out of ordinary tourist.  For that person that is not only interested in the mainstream landmarks, but is also eager to extend their experience to those hidden and underrated places that are out of the flyers’ kiosk in every city hotel. They start every video with a "Travel Quote", no wonder their tagline is Travel Inspired, it couldn’t be better. I am one of those travelers that really enjoys to live my adventure as a local, and right now, I’ve to say, thanks to Tripfilms, it is really simple. The best thing is that you can find all the mainstream attractions and landmarks without leaving the site, also.

At this point you’re maybe asking yourself “Ok, nice. What this has to do with guerrilla filmmaking? Let me show you an excerpt of how they get their videos!

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