Congratulations! You have succeeded through the tedious task of making your first film. Now what do you do? How do you get your movie seen in front of an audience? The Indie Film Exhibition Masterclass will take you through the variety of options you have to release your movie, how to expand your reach through marketing, and how you can potentially make a profit in the process. The host is award-winning NYC filmmaker Andre Joseph of AJ Epyx Productions and director of the indie thriller VENDETTA GAMES now available on Amazon Prime, Tubi, and on DVD at most available retailers.

This class is for anyone who has completed a film and has struggled to find a way to get it out into the world. Whether you want to maximize your views on YouTube or you are seeking a legit distributor who will get your film worldwide, the 13 years of experience I have as an independent filmmaker will offer a great deal of insight and tips on how you can build a following which could lead to a lasting career.

This class is now available to apply to at the virtual learning website Skillshare:

You can check out our previous class NO BUDGET FILMMAKING FOR BEGINNERS right now at the following link:

THE SAXOPHONIST Nominated for 3 Hang Onto Your Shorts Awards

Exciting news! Yesterday, NJ’s Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival released this year’s award nominations and our award-winning short film THE SAXOPHONIST has been nominated for 3 awards including the following:

Best Actor (Long Short) – Beavin Lawrence

Best Director – Long Short – Andre’ Joseph

Best Long Short

The full nominations list can be found on the festival’s Facebook page. The event is scheduled for September. However, it has not been decided if it will be a physical event or all virtual screenings. We will keep you updated. Congrats once again to our team!

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Hang on to Your Shorts Film Festival - 2020



The screening date of the AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS trailer in the Long Island International Film Expo is set for Sunday, October 4th in the 4:30pm block. Please keep in mind that the schedule is subject to change. View more info about the event and ticket information in our most recent post.

THE SAXOPHONIST Screening Date for Downtown Film Fest June 11

Our virtual screening of THE SAXOPHONIST in Staten Island’s 1st Downtown Film Fest will take place next Thursday, June 11. Each of the film programs below will be available to screen anytime you’d like for the duration of the festival. Just make sure to order your ticket for each collection to get access. From 12:05am on June 11th you can begin watching, and you’ll have until 11:55pm on June 14th to finish. Make sure to join us each night of the festival for live, virtual Q&A’s with the filmmakers. Learn more + get tickets below. THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR EVERYONE!


AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Trailer GSFF Screening Date Announced

Our screening date for the American Gunslingers trailer at Garden State Film Festival has been announced for SATURDAY, MARCH 28 at the Berkley Hotel Continental Room (1401 Ocean Ave, First Floor, Asbury Park, NJ)! We will be in the 2:15-3:30pm screening block. For tickets, order at the following link:

AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Trailer Accepted to Kwanzaa Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Kwanzaa Film Festival 2019 - 2019

The trailer for AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS has just received its latest official selection into this year’s Kwanzaa Film Festival to be held in Harlem, NY! We previously screened THE SAXOPHONIST at last year’s festival. Screenings will take place between December 27-30. Stay tuned for venue and ticket info. Congrats to our team as the journey continues!

Pics from AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Trailer Screening at Cutting Room

Here’s some quick pics from our AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS trailer screening at The Cutting Room International Short Film Festival last weekend. We had so much fun seeing it on the big screen as well as having it played in an endless loop in the bar area all weekend! Thank you Kathrina Miccio for this opportunity and for hosting a really cool festival. We are starting to schedule interviews with the potential crew for the full-length feature to shoot next spring. If you have an interest in being part of our team or have investor interest, please email to Referrals are welcome as well!

AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS (2020) – Teaser Trailer from AJ Epyx Productions on Vimeo.


AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Teaser Trailer Accepted to Wavestock

We just got word today that the live-action American Gunslingers teaser trailer just got accepted into the 3rd Annual Wavestock Film Festival taking place on Saturday, October 12th at Flagship Brewery in Staten Island, NY! Doors are open at 1pm and tickets are only $5. Come out and support! The journey is still rolling on!


Also don’t forget the trailer is going to be shown as part of The Cutting Room International Short Film Festival in NYC. Our screening date has been announced for Saturday, Oct. 19th in the A-Block from 10:30am-12:30am. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at their website here. Their award ceremony takes places the following evening at 8:30pm.

AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Trailer Screening Date Announced for Cutting Room Film Festival

For anyone who is interested in seeing our American Gunslingers trailer play on the big screen next month, it is going to be shown as part of The Cutting Room International Short Film Festival in NYC. Our screening date has been announced for Saturday, Oct. 19th in the A-Block from 10:30am-12:30am. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at their website here. Their award ceremony takes places the following evening at 8:30pm.
The Cutting Room venue is at the following address:
The Cutting Room 44 East 32nd Street (btw Park & Madison Ave)
New York, New York

Pics from THE SAXOPHONIST Screening at AOF/Hollywood Dreams Film Festival

Thank you to everyone who came out to see THE SAXOPHONIST at the Action on Film Festival in Las Vegas! Though we didn’t win any awards for the film, we still had a packed house last Wednesday night! We could not be more happier with the reception that this film has received. As always, you can watch the film on Amazon Prime as part of The BeBop Channel’s New York Jazz Film Festival Presentation.