Screening Date for MUSIC AT MIDNIGHT at Golden Door FF Announced

The debut music video from Milan’s latest album Music at Midnight will be screened Saturday September 22 between 3-5PM at the JCTC Merseles Studio in Jersey City as part of the Golden Door Film Festival! The film was directed by Andre´ Joseph and debuted earlier this year. Get your tickets now at http://goldendoorfilmfestival.org/

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Blackjazznews.com Article about NYJFF and THE SAXOPHONIST

Thank you to Blackjazznews.com for this great write up about our film’s award win at the NY Jazz Film Festival! Read more at the following link: http://blackjazznews.com/news-2018_NYJFF_Lives_Up_To_Its_Promise.html

Be sure to get your tickets now for our next big screening at the Newark International Film Festival happening on Saturday, September 8th at 8pm! Again our screening is at the Cityplex 12 Theater (360-394 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103) in the “S4: MUSIC & FILM SHORT BLOCK”. “Screenings Pass” is $25 and can be purchased here: http://newarkiff.com/ticket-packages

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Sights and Thoughts from AOF & NY Jazz Film Festival

For AJ Epyx Productions, this was a very exciting week all around. First, we had the Action on Film/Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival in Las Vegas where VENDETTA GAMES was screened. Between the Las Vegas setting and the festival atmosphere, we had such a blast in meeting new filmmakers (as well as ANTONIO FARGAS of “Starsky and Hutch”) to network with and enjoyed many of the films we saw. The award shows are so much fun and full of class all around. Del and Theresa Weston make all fellow filmmakers feel welcomed and embraced to be part of the AOF family. Though we didn’t win any of the awards we were up for, we gained so much insight and inspiration coming out of this festival. We’re truly thankful for the recognition.

Next up was last night’s New York Jazz Film Festival Awards event held at the legendary Paris Blues in Harlem. We were honored to accept the “Best Film” award for THE SAXOPHONIST with yours truly and star Beavin Lawrence in attendance. This was a great night for live music and meeting the fellow filmmakers and honorees who are doing their part in keeping jazz alive. We highly recommend that you support their films as well as ours by visiting the NYJFF Facebook page where you can watch all the films between now through Friday. Special thank you to Gregory Royal for this wonderful opportunity to have our film shown worldwide and all of our supporters including our fiscal sponsor, the New York Foundation for the Arts.

 

THE SAXOPHONIST NewarkIFF Screening Date Announced

THE SAXOPHONIST will be shown as part of the Newark International Film Festival on Saturday, September 8 at the Cityplex 12 Theater (360-394 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103) at 8:00pm in the “S4: MUSIC & FILM SHORT BLOCK”.  The general admission “Screenings Pass” is $25 and can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newarkiff2018-tickets-45861462870?aff=efbeventtix
All other higher tier passes can be found here: http://newarkiff.com/ticket-packages
The full NewarkIFF schedule can be found on the official website: http://newarkiff.com/newarkiff-2018-schedule
Lastly as a reminder, next Sunday’s NY Jazz Film Festival award show is happening at Paris Blues (https://parisbluesharlem.webs.com/) on 2021 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (7th Avenue) Harlem, New York (three blocks south of 125th Street). The event starts at 8pm and is free to the public.
Hope to see you all in Harlem and Newark!
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THE SAXOPHONIST Short Film Trailer from AJ Epyx Productions on Vimeo.

 

Follow Me New York City Adventures in Times Square

Honored to have produced this video for my good friend Cristina Lombardi of Follow Me New York City Adventures! I highly recommend her walking tour for those of you planning to tour the Big Apple in the near future! Go visit the website for more information at http://www.followmenycadventures.com/

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VENDETTA GAMES AOF Screening Update

A new UPDATE regarding the upcoming film screening of VENDETTA GAMES at the Action on Film/Hollywood Dreamz Film Festival in Las Vegas: We have a new screening date of Wednesday, August 22 in the 2pm screening block. The film will be screened at the Brenden Theaters located in the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Tickets have now gone on sale which you can purchase today at the following link: https://www.actiononfilmfest.com/product-page/vendetta-games-directed-by-andre-joseph

The Hollywood Dreamz (as well as the Polish Short Films, Low to No, and the Legendary Stunts Entertainment) Dinner and Award Show where Vendetta Games has been nominated for 2 awards will be held on Friday, August 24. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.actiononfilmfest.com/product-page/hollywood-dreamz-black-tie-dinner

The AOF Award Ceremony where the film has 3 award nominations will happen on Saturday, August 25. Red carpet starts at 7pm and is a black tie/formal attire affair. Purchase tickets here: https://www.actiononfilmfest.com/product-page/aof-black-tie-dinner

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VENDETTA GAMES Nominated for 2 Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival Awards

We’re happy to announce that in addition to Vendetta Games’ recent 3 award nominations from Action on Film Festival, the award-winning feature film has now earned 2 award nominations from their sister festival, the Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival! Among the nominations include “Action Film of the Year” and “Best Supporting Actor – Feature” for Chris Corulla, Jr. who played Agent Miller in the film.

Hollywood Dreamz will run along with the Action on Film Festival as the film will be screened at the Brenden Theaters located in the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on August 23rd at the 2:00pm screening block. Individual screening tickets will be listed in the coming days, but you can get your festival access passes today by visiting the Action on Film Fest website: https://www.actiononfilmfest.com

The Hollywood Dreamz (as well as the Polsih Short Films, Low to No, and the Legendary Stunts Entertainment) Dinner and Award Show will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.actiononfilmfest.com/product-page/hollywood-dreamz-black-tie-dinner

Stay tuned for more exciting Vendetta Games movie news. Congrats to Chris and the rest of the team!

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VENDETTA GAMES Theatrical Trailer from AJ Epyx Productions on Vimeo.

 

VENDETTA GAMES Nominated for 3 Action On Film International Film Festival Awards

As the Action on Film International Film Festival is just around the corner this month, I’m pleased to announce that Vendetta Games has been nominated for 3 AOF awards in the following categories of BEST SCORE – FEATURE, BEST URBAN FILM, and BEST GUERILLA FILM!

The film will be screened at the Brenden Theaters located in the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on August 23rd at the 2:00pm screening block. Individual tickets will be available in the coming days, but you can get your festival access passes today by visiting the Action on Film Fest website.

The festival begins August 16th through 25th. The AOF Black Tie Dinner, Entertainment and Award Show will take place August 25th. Tickets are available on the website as well. Congrats to our cast and crew, a huge thank you to Del and Theresa Weston for the opportunity and nominations, and another big special thank to every Kickstarter and Indiegogo backer who supported the project!

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VENDETTA GAMES Theatrical Trailer from AJ Epyx Productions on Vimeo.

 

MUSIC AT MIDNIGHT Accepted into Golden Door International Film Festival 2018

The hits keep on coming! Our music video for Milan Lazistan’s MUSIC AT MIDNIGHT which premiered earlier this year has been accepted into the 2018 Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City, NJ! The festival will be held September 20th – 23rd at the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre. Screening date to be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information, visit http://goldendoorfilmfestival.org/. Congrats to the Milan and the cast and crew!

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THE SAXOPHONIST Wins “Best Film” at the 2018 NYJFF

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One year ago, we were just at the start of production on this special project. Today, I am very excited to announce to you all that the New York Jazz Film Festival has voted us for their BEST FILM OF 2018!!!! This would not have been possible without everyone’s full effort to make this project the best it can be.
The 2018 NYJFF Award Presentation is set to be held at Paris Blues on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 8pm.
Location: Paris Blues (https://parisbluesharlem.webs.com/) 2021 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (7th Avenue) Harlem, New York (three blocks south of 125th Street)
What to Expect:  This is a very relaxed jazz/blues location with live music coming in at 9pm and which you are free to enjoy. The presentation, free to the public, will occur between 8pm and 9pm where filmmakers will be able to speak on their films and are able to perform during the hour. Non-alcoholic drinks and soul food will be served as part of the event and there is a cash bar for alcohol at the club. PHOTOGRAPHS will be done on the red carpet as well throughout the evening.
One note: Since all the movies are currently playing in full on NYJFF’s Facebook page, they will only be showing clips from the film as part of the presentation.
Once again, congratulations to everyone all around!