Watch & Vote for DISMISSAL TIME in AudPop’s Race to Justice Film Challenge

ATTENTION: Our award-winning short film DISMISSAL TIME is competing in AudPop’s “Race to Justice” Film Challenge. Between now through January 20th, you can watch and vote for our film. The top 10 submissions with the most votes and the top 10 preliminary jury-selected films will advance to the finals round. Winners will get a live screening in Los Angeles. So please watch our movie, share the link, and please VOTE!


Vote SANGRIA for “Best Music Video” at FLICKFAIR

For those of you who haven’t heard, our music video “Sangria” was selected to take part in this month’s edition of the LA-based FLICKFAIR On Demand Film Festival. I’m reaching out because they are having a competition where you can vote in multiple categories including “Best Music Video”. If anyone would like to help Milan and I win the award, all you have to do is register for a pass at Then you’ll be given a Voter Identification Number (VIN) which you have to put in when you go vote here: Then follow the prompts before you get to the “Best Music Video” section. You can also vote for me for “Best Director” too! 🙂

Support the AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Poster in The Wild Bunch Film Festival Movie Poster Fan Vote

Pick your favorites starting on Thursday Aug 15th – Sunday Aug 25th. Voting ends at 11:59pm on August 25th! Every facebook “like” each poster receives from the original photo album shown here, will count as one vote. Also vote on “EASYPOLLS” located at Remember, the key to increasing more votes is having fans come to TWBFF page to vote and then by voting daily after 6:00am on Easypolls! On EasyPolls check the poster(s) you’d like to vote for, then scroll all the way down to the very bottom of the page and click the “Vote” button. Winner(s) will be announced on Sunday Oct 6th at TWBFF Award Show in Willcox, AZ.

Vote for our American Gunslingers poster below:

AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Screenplay Wins at Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Competition

We had a blast in Vegas this past week and we’re happy to announce that Drew Henriksen’s screenplay for our upcoming project AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS won Best Western Screenplay at the Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Competition! I’m proud that they also recognized yours truly and Chris Corulla story contribution. This will be a very exciting project coming your way very soon!

AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Screenplay makes Finalist Status at Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Competition

Our screenplay has reached FINALIST status at the Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Competition! Congrats to our screenwriter Drew Henriksen who also has his TV as well as crime scripts as finalist status and he’s even up for WRITER OF THE YEAR! The event will take place July 25 – August 3 at the Palms Casino Resort.

We’re still hard at work on post-production with the trailer project. Some dialogue replacement is being done as we speak and the music will be finalized in another week. We’re really excited to show you all what’s in store!

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THE SAXOPHONIST’S Beavin Lawrence Wins American Tracks Music Award

We’re so excited to announce the news that Beavin Lawrence, the star of our award-winning short film THE SAXOPHONIST, has just been honored with BEST JAZZ SONG for the track, “Infinite Possibilities”, in the May 2019 session of the American Tracks Music Awards! Not only was the song heavily featured in the film but it is also the title track of Beavin’s LP which you can purchase at CD Baby. This is a huge award for Beavin and a significant honor for our film!

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

We are still planning a DVD and Blu-ray release for the film later this year. In the meantime, you can rent or buy the streaming version of THE SAXOPHONIST at The BeBop Channel!

AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Screenplay Accepted to Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Competition

The Drew Henriksen-penned screenplay for our western epic, AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS, has just been accepted to compete in this summer’s Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Competition! The event is also a sister festival to Action on Film as well as the Hollywood Dreams Film Festival where THE SAXOPHONIST will also be playing this summer. Congrats to Drew and our team!

Please continue to donate and support our efforts to produce a live-action trailer for American Gunslingers via GoFundMe.

AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Animated Teaser from AJ Epyx Productions on Vimeo.

The screening date for THE SAXOPHONIST will be announced in the coming weeks.

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TEMPTED Wins 2nd Prize at Yellow Ape Film Festival

We not only had fun screening TEMPTED last night at the Yellow Ape Film Festival, but we also came home with a 2nd Prize award for the film! A big special thank you to Jim Haggerty, Dave Campfield, and all the guest judges for this honor! Congratulations to the whole cast and crew!

THE SAXOPHONIST Screenplay Earns 2nd Prize in Black Screenplays Matter Competition

We recently received wonderful news that the screenplay for The Saxophonist was a 2nd prize finalist in the 1st annual Black Screenplays Matter Screenplay competition. The prize consists of $100 in cash and the script will be distributed to the organization’s database of agents and producers on both coasts who are looking for clients and material to produce. This will grant us greater exposure for the project.
Also don’t forget that The Saxophonist fundraiser event is happening at PIPS in Williamsburg, Brooklyn next Thursday, June 29 at 6pm. You can get tickets now at Eventbrite or pay the cover charge at the door. If you’re unable to attend, please spread the word about this important event as well as our Facebook page and official website. It means so much to us.
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Vote for TEMPTED as “Best of the Best” at LA Cine Fest

Voting for the “Best of the Best” competition at the Los Angeles Cine Fest has official begun and our short film TEMPTED is in the running! Go to this link on the festival website to cast your ballot. You can vote once (not once daily) from one email account.  Please do not vote from multiply accounts. If you vote from multiply accounts then your votes are not valid.Voting poll is open January 10-20th, 2016. Final results will appear on this page on Jan 25th, 2016.

Vote for Tempted today!