We are kicking off 2023 in a big way here at Unfinished Business TELEVISION with new theme song and all! The new year starts off with Part 1 of a very special interview episode with veteran character actor BRENT JENNINGS. He is best known for supporting roles in such classics as BRUBAKER, WITNESS, RED HEAT, ANOTHER 48 HRS., THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW, and LIFE among others. We discuss his beginnings, his memories on these film and television projects, and so much more.
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Award-winning filmmaker Andre’ Joseph will be on In Conversation with Charvelle as part of Emerson College’s EBONI Live tomorrow night, July 1, at 8pm EST/5pm PST. We will be discussing career, recent projects including Vendetta Games and The Saxophonist, and thoughts on independent filmmaking in the modern age. You can watch the live stream tomorrow on the EBONI Alumni Association of Emerson College Facebook group page!
We also just learned that in addition to the 3 previously announced award nominations, there are now 2 newly announced nominations for BEST ENSEMBLE and BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY!
As a friendly reminder, if you live in Staten Island, we also have our recently announced public screenings on WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13 @ 10:30AM (WEST BRIGHTON COMMUNITY CENTER) and TUESDAY, FEB. 19 @ 10:00AM (CASSIDY COLES SENIORCENTER). A 3rd screening will soon be announced for the Little Victory Theatre on the evening of TUESDAY, FEB. 19.
We also have our special screening at Boston’s Emerson College on Thursday, Feb. 28 as part of the “Frames Per Second” group. And lastly, if you’re in Jamaica or planning to visit there February 22-March 2, don’t forget our film will be screening in Kingston as part of the Jamaica International Faith Films Festival!
We are very happy to announce that our award-winning short film THE SAXOPHONIST will be playing at Boston’s Emerson College on Thursday, Feb. 28 as part of the “Frames Per Second” group that involves many students in the pre-production, production, and post-production of films. Not only that, but we have also been selected to screen at The Brightside Film Festival to be held at the Brightside Tavern in Jersey City, NJ from March 1 – 3.
Further details on all screenings will be announced at a later time. For our fans in Jamaica, don’t forget our upcoming screening at the Jamaica International Faith Films Festival from Feb. 22 – March 2. If you live in Staten Island, we also have our recently announced public screenings on WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13 @ 10:30AM (WEST BRIGHTON COMMUNITY CENTER) and TUESDAY, FEB. 19 @ 10:00AM (CASSIDY COLES SENIOR CENTER).
Big special thank you to Marlene McCurtis & the Emerson College LA Film Festival for having our trailer for THE SAXOPHONIST play on the big screen to an enthusiastic audience this weekend! See the pics from the event held at Raleigh Studios Hollywood below. Don’t forget out exclusive world premiere in Brooklyn, NY on Friday, May 4! RSVP here.
L.A. peeps! Register now for our exclusive trailer screening of The Saxophonist at the Emerson College Los Angeles Film Festival as part of the EBONI Showcase portion of the event. on Saturday, April 14! Writer/Director Andre’ Joseph will also be there to take part in a panel discussion after the showcase. Register at this link.
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.
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:
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.
The World Music & Independent Film Festival has just added a highlight video of the Best Actress In Short Films (DC/Maryland/Virginia area) nominees and they include THE DINNER leading lady, Catie Carlton! The film also has 4 additional nominations include Best Directors Andre´ Joseph and Anna Snead! The award ceremony will take place Saturday, August 22nd and is located in the beautiful Hilton Crystal City located near the Reagan National Airport. Get more info about the event at http://www.wmiff.net.
Tickets are still available for the World Music & Independent Film Festival screenings of AJ Epyx short films TEMPTED and THE DINNER which will take place Thursday, August 20 at 6pm in the National Navy Museum in Washington, D.C.! Purchase them at Eventbrite today!
You can see the Catie’s clip below at the 1:20 mark:
More info about THE DINNER can be found at the official Facebook fan page!