Three Reels in one… Jump ahead
0:00 Horror / Thriller
3:00 Romantic Comedy
My short film “February” (also known as “The Honesty Trial“) will have its world premiere this Friday at the Burbank International Film Festival as 1/12 of the feature film “TWELVE” http://www.itsmyseat.com/events/340453.html
From what I’ve seen of it, this feature film turned out to be pretty darn impressive – I have to say. So many of the other short films in this collaboration are just terrific. I’m very excited to be a part of this thing!
The Fest is also a throwing a big party that night with a red carpet and lots of complimentary food and drinks. Your ticket to the movie gets you in to the party (which starts at 8:30 – our movie shows at 10:30 FYI – we’re going to the party first!!) Party info – http://www.burbankfilmfest.org/events/night-of-science-fiction-fantasy-horror/
Come join us Friday night for a lot of fun!!
Celebrate Valenti’nes Day with me at Genghis Cohen this Saturday night. Bring your loved one (or your lack-of one) and I’ll serenade you with love songs so heartfelt and sweet it’s criminal. If you know me at all, you know I’ve never been heartbroken or bitter. And this soft tenderness comes through in every song I’ve ever written for any loved one.
And if you’re wondering…. yes, we’ll have sex after.
Sat Feb 14, 8pm
740 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069
And a few other fun things coming up:
SENSITIVE JOHNSON screening – Sunday, March 8th, 8pm – Three of Clubs, 1123 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038. The film collective We Make Movies will be screening the feature film I wrote and shot a decade ago. It went to about 20 festivals and features a slew of terrific actors who, well, look really young. It’s the first public screening since 2007. The film has been called a cult classic, unfortunately I may be the only one in that cult. Join Me!!!!
14 DAYS OF VALENTI’NES SHORT ROM COM – If we’re not connected on Facebook, feel free to connect. During February I’ve been posting a romantic comedy short film I’ve made each day.
This is one of the short films I made with the Kickstarter funds!! So far, it’s played very well at film festivals. In fact, my terrific co-star in this thing, Laura Azevedo, took home Best Actress in a Comedy back in August.
To be honest.. it’s kinda sorta a true story. I was a schmucky boyfriend once, what can I say? Share it.. Give it as a gift
Oh.. and save the date.. Someone coaxed me out of live music retirement… for one night at least. Saturday, Jan 17 9pm Genghis Cohen Restaurant 740 N Fairfax, Los Angeles 90069.
Motorola invited me to make a short film with their new Moto X phone for a competition. Our film was a finalist! Shameless and Phantom of the Opera star Emmy Rossum provided the Voice Over. Laura Azevedo and Brendali Espiritu provided the talent and beauty!
Check it out. And subscribe to my youtube channel Emotional Wreck! Many more movies coming soon…
The time has come! We’re having a big Afghanistan-tour reunion show with the Armed With Laughter comics – Debbie Praver, Lang Parker, Suzy Nece and Chris Valenti.
But just like on that tour, we’re not doing anything small. We’re joining forces with a few veterans groups and their allies – including U.S. Tour of Duty, Team RWB, The Veterans Project and Charity Miles – to support the RUN ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOR VETS by the amazing Ms. Anna Judd . Anna starts in Venice on March 22 and finishes in Washington Square Park, NYC, on June 26. Personally, I prefer Virgin Airlines, but I understand that sometimes the booking website can be a hassle. But Anna is dedicating the three months of her life to support veterans. Anna is a very special lady. We’re proud to be supporting her. Come to this show and support her as well! And meet her!
Rumor – A big name celebrity actor who owns a grammy has asked if he can perform a song! He’s known for supporting this cause…
This show will also feature a musical performance by the band Vayden, who will also be performing at stops along Anna’s run.
Come support and enjoy this great show. Debbie, Suzy, Lang and I have been waiting for the right moment to do an Afghanistan tour reunion show. This is definitely it. We performed for the active troops over there. Now we’re performing for the vets. We have some movies and photos we can’t wait to show, as we relive and tell some amazing stories from that trip. And stand up too!
A ten dollar donation will be accepted at the door – or you can also purchase online
There is also a $10 food minimum. So come hungry!!
Whether or not you can attend the show, please consider donating online to The Veterans Project.
Join us Thursday!!
Thanks to everyone who backed the project, posted and forwarded the links, acted in or worked on my previous films, and acted in the videos and staged readings we did for this campaign.
I’m very fortunate to be surrounded by such good friends and to have found such a terrific creative community of collaborators.
A bunch of people missed the Kickstarter deadline, but still want to contribute these films. You can still receive the same rewards that were available for Kickstarter backers.. just contribute through these PayPal links
THANKS! Now it’s time to go make some silly films!!
I’m gonna try to crowd-fund the two short films I’ve just written. There are plenty of CD, DVD, t-shirt, and download rewards for contributing to this campaign. Please check out the project’s Kickstarter page if you have even a mild interest in participating. – Direction & The Exchange Kickstarter Page