THE SAXOPHONIST Brooklyn Arts Lecture Series Event

We are very happy to announce another exciting public screening of THE SAXOPHONIST! On Wednesday, May 9th, the film will screen at the Brooklyn High School of the Arts as part of the Brooklyn Arts Lecture Series. Writer/director Andre´ Joseph and star Beavin Lawrence will be in attendance for the film showing with a Q&A to follow. The event time is from 6:00pm-7:30pm in the Brooklyn Arts Auditorium on 345 Dean Street. This event is open to the public.

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Don’t forget that the official world premiere of the film is happening next Friday, May 4th at 7:30pm at Brooklyn Fete (1515 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11226). RSVP here!

THE SAXOPHONIST Trailer and Final Poster Released

After a year of anticipation, the trailer for the AJ Epyx Productions dramatic short film, The Saxophonist, has been released along with the final poster for the film. The film is currently in the final stages of audio mixing and will premiere at a soon to be announced date as well as film festivals.

THE SAXOPHONIST Short Film Trailer from AJ Epyx Productions on Vimeo.

 

However, we are very happy to announce here that the trailer will be screened as part of the EBONI programming of the Emerson College Film Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 14. Writer/director Andre´ Joseph will be in attendance to screen the trailer and participate in the panel discussion at the event. More info on that can be found at the link below:

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Be sure to share the trailer links using the hashtag #saxophonistmovie. Please continue to support our post-production efforts and film festival entry fees by making a tax deductible donation through our fiscal sponsor, the New York Foundation of the Arts.

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THE CINEFILES John Singleton Episode 01

The Cinefiles returns after a long hiatus with Jeff Gallashaw and Andre´ Joseph discussing the films of Oscar nominated filmmaker JOHN SINGLETON. In part 1, they disuss his work from the 90s including BOYZ IN THE HOOD, POETIC JUSTICE, HIGHER LEARNING and ROSEWOOD. Eric Cohen and Michael Foltz will return in future installments! But for now, enjoy.

THE SAXOPHONIST Wraps Production

We just wrapped production on THE SAXOPHONIST last night! Thank you to NYFA for being our fiscal sponsor on this project. A huge thanks to every cast and crew member as well as all of our present supporters for making this film possible. And I want to give a special thank you to Beavin Lawrence who was truly a gifted professional and now a great friend. We will keep everyone updated on our post production efforts and a trailer in the coming weeks. If you can still support our post-production work and compensating our crew, visit the NYFA website link to make your donation now!

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THE SAXOPHONIST Begins Production

This past weekend, principal photography on THE SAXOPHONIST started in New York City. Between our cast and crew, the work has been amazing thus far. You can check out the candid set pics below and more to come in the following weeks.

Though we are in production now, we still need any and all support to compensate our crew and to handle the costs of post-production. Find out how you can donate to the project at the official website today!

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AJ Epyx Productions’ PRICELESS Available at Vimeo on Demand

We now have our first feature length movie from 2008, AJ Epyx Productions’ Priceless, now available to rent  Vimeo on Demand! Along with our other films Night Stream and The Evil Society, the movie can be rented for 1 week at the low price of $1.99 and to purchase at $9.99 which allows you to not only stream but also download to your desktop.

In order to maintain his womanizing lifestyle, Lando gets hired to steal a valuable Faberge Egg only to get spotted by the Russian mob. With his life in danger, Lando hides in his old hometown where he reunites with his ex-girlfriend, Diana, now a single mother struggling to find the right man to help raise her daughter, Sandy. Can Lando overcome his troubled lifestyle and regain Diana’s love with the Russians and his ex-partner breathing down his neck?

The film is directed and starring award nominated filmmaker Andre´ Joseph (Night Stream, Dishonorable Vendetta) and co-stars Tasha Perri (The Eddie Black Story, American Gangster), Anthony Mangano (FX’s Rescue Me), Shelby Renee Reitman, Mohamed Dione (Law & Order: Criminal Intent, New York I Love You), world renowned drummer Bernard Purdie who also composes the film score, and A.J. Pero, the late drummer of Twisted Sister. Also starring Aesha Waks (Gotham), Robert Clohessy (Oz, Boardwalk Empire), Lisa Regina (The Sopranos) and Brandon Hannan (The Sopranos).

View the trailer and see the movie now by clicking on the poster!

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AJ Epyx Productions’ Priceless – Trailer from AJ Epyx Productions on Vimeo.