Huge news to break today as we found out that our award-winning short film Dismissal Time along with the Milan Lazistan music videos “Inspire Us” and “Angelina” will be a part of the 14th Annual World Music and Independent Film Festival in Washington, D.C.! All 3 of our projects are nominated for multiple awards and the winners will be announced at the gala in April 2023. Nominations are as follows:
Best Actress in Short Film – Lisa Regina
Best Actor in Short Film – Oliver Feaster
Best Supporting Actor in Short Film – Jay Pastelak
Best Director in Short Film – Andre’ Joseph
Best Screenplay in Short Film – Andre’ Joseph
Best Original Song – “Night Skies” by Matt Hackett and the Puge
Additionally, “Inspire Us” has been nominated for “Best Experimental Film” while “Angelina” received nominations for “Best Music Video” and “Best Director”. The partial list can be found at https://www.wmiff.net/nominees. Congrats to our whole team on all 3 projects!
New York True Venture Film Festival Friday, September 9th @ 8pm Producers Club Theaters & Bar (Theater II) 358 44th Street btw 8th & 9th Ave Manhattan, NY 10036 Tickets & Passes: https://filmfreeway.com/NYTVFF/tickets
Another big news day for us at AJ Epyx Productions! First, our newly award-winning short film Dismissal Time has been accepted to screen at the first annual Dirty Popcorn Black Film Festival in Wilmington, DE! Info is as follows:
The event kicks off at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 13th at The Delaware Art Museum and runs until 4:00 PM. Events include short film showings, meet and greet with local filmmakers, Q&A panel and an awards ceremony for selected films.
The festival is free to the public, but due to limited space, registration is required. Please be sure to register if you plan to attend. Don’t miss the chance to experience the masterpieces created by local filmmakers.
Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Parkway Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Additionally, Milan Lazistan’s pandemic-themed music video “Angelina” got accepted to screen at this year’s Newark International Film Festival! The event will take place September 7-11. More info to be announced about the screening date and time soon. Congrats to all!
If you want to check out Milan Martin‘s music video ANGELINA on the big screen, come to the Atlantic City Cinefest on Saturday, October 23 in BLOCK 8 at 8:05 p.m. – 10:10 p.m.
$5 per block/$20 for all festival pass. To order online, visit https://filmfreeway.com/atlanticcitycinefest/tickets. Half-price tickets for family members of filmmakers must be purchased at the door. All films screened at Stockton University’s Atlantic City Residence Complex, 3701 Boardwalk. All screening times are rounded up to a whole number. Masks must be worn in the auditorium.
We just received good news this evening that @milan3rd ‘s music video we produced ANGELINA was excepted to this year’s @atlantic_city_cinefest ! The event happens Oct 22-23 and will be taking place at Stockton University’s AC campus. Keep you posted on screening block and date!
“Angelina” is a a pandemic-themed music video project for award-winning musician Milan Lazistan from his album “The Neverending Summer”. The story follows two people connecting through a dating site whose lives change while separated in quarantine.
“Angelina” From the album THE NEVERENDING SUMMER Written and recorded by Milan Lazistan III Engineered by Bill Mann of Blue Cyclone Studios (Flemington, NJ)
Cast Dre – Andre’ Joseph Angelina – Catherine Perrelli Editor-in-Chief – Abby Lindsay
Crew Director, Producer, Writer – Andre’ Joseph Original Concept – Andre’ Joseph and Marcos Cosme Cinematography – Andre’ Joseph Editor & Titles – Eric Joseph Cohen Special Thanks – Christine Perrelli, Janine Scamardella, Erin Marie Adams, Bianca Celestina, Shanneece Harrison, Anissa Smith, Kathryn Mary Wood, Donna Murphy
Filmed on location in Bear, DE. Shot on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4. Lazi-Ginger Publishing and 2021 AJ Epyx Productions, LLC
THE NEVERENDING SUMMER LP is available at Amazon, Apple Music, and Spotify. Follow Milan on Instagram @milan3rd Subscribe to Milan on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/milannj Follow Andre’ Joseph on Twitter and Instagram @ajepyx Subscribe to The AJ Epyx Productions Website at ajepyxproductions.com
Next Wednesday, August 4th at 5pm eastern, we will be premiering the pandemic-themed music video “Angelina” for award-winning musician Milan Lazistan from his latest album “The Neverending Summer“. Filmed in secret earlier this year and masterfully edited by our award-winning Vendetta Games editor Eric J. Cohen, this may require a glass of wine and an handkerchief for your own viewing. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get the alert when it drops Wednesday!
Now casting for a brand new, pandemic-themed music video project for award-winning New Jersey musician Milan Lazistan. This project is fully social distanced. We are seeking to fill the following roles:
ANGELINA – Female, late 20s – early 40s. Attractive city nurse. Very athletic. Full of life, but very vulnerable in dark moments. Actresses must have access to a smart phone. Applicants with guitar playing skills will be seriously considered, but not mandatory.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF – Open to any gender, 40 and up. All business and world-weary. Actors must have access to a computer with built-in camera and Zoom installed.
To submit with headshots, acting reels, and to get more specific details on production, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submissions is Friday, February 26.