DARKNESS TO LIGHT: The Story of DISMISSAL TIME – Part 6

This is Part 6 about the making of AJ Epyx Productions’ short film, Dismissal Time. This installment looks at what it was like to shoot during the pandemic and how we got our classroom scenes done at the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts. For more about the Dismissal Time short film from AJ Epyx Productions, visit our LinkTree at https://linktr.ee/ajepyxdismissaltime and check out our hashtags, #DismissalTimeStories #DontDismissMe.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS INTERVIEW – Steven E. de Souza Part 2 (Writer of Street Fighter, Beverly Hills Cop III, & The Flintstones)

We now present to you Part 2 of our epic Unfinished Business TELEVISION exclusive interview with writer and director Steven E. de Souza! We cut straight to his ‘90s output by discussing his contributions to THE FLINTSTONES, BEVERLY HILLS COP III, and BLAST. Additionally, we talk about how he got the directing gig for the STREET FIGHTER movie and the challenges it came with. We truly appreciate Steven for taking the time to speak with us about his long, illustrious career!

Be sure to watch Part 1 if you missed it.

Follow Steven on Twitter @StevenEdeSouza

Follow Jeff on Instagram @Projectorj1 and @Unfinsihedb2 and on Twitter @MrUniverse and @UnfinishedB1. Follow André on Twitter and Instagram @ajepyx and see more about his film work at AJepyxproductions.com.

DARKNESS TO LIGHT: The Story of DISMISSAL TIME – Part 5

This is Part 5 about the making of AJ Epyx Productions’ short film, Dismissal Time. This installment looks at the crew that was hard at work behind the scenes.

For more about the Dismissal Time short film from AJ Epyx Productions, visit our LinkTree at https://linktr.ee/ajepyxdismissaltime and check out our hashtags, #DismissalTimeStories #DontDismissMe.

AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Nominated for “Best Trailer” at NYLIFF

Our trailer for American Gunslingers has now been nominated for “Best Trailer” at this year’s New York Long Island Film Festival! Award winners will be announced at the festival After-Party on Saturday, October 22nd.  

If you’re interested in attending, the screening date for the American Gunslingers trailer on the big screen at NYLIFF is scheduled for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 in BLOCK FIVE starting at 5:30pm. The venue is located at Lindenhurst Moose Lodge – 883 South Broadway, Lindenhurst, NY. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased right now at https://filmfreeway.com/NYLIFF/tickets. Hope to see you there!

Screening Block for INSPIRE US Announced for Wavestock

If you are in Staten Island, NY and want to see Milan Lazistan’s INSPIRE US sci-fi music video on the big screen, it will be screening Saturday, October 15th in the 4:30pm block at Flagship Brewery (40 Minthorne St, Staten Island, NY 10301). There will be NO COVER CHARGE this year! Come down and join us for fun!

DISMISSAL TIME Nominated for “Best of Changefest Youth” Award

I’m pleased to announce that Dismissal Time is now a nominee for “Best of Changefest Youth” at the 2022 International Social Change Film Festival! The Changefest Film Festival will take place in Atlanta, Georgia on October 23 at Zucot Gallery. All winners will be announced before the event. We will keep you up to date if they will include our film in the live screening schedule or upcoming live events under the festival. Congrats again to our cast and crew. Also, a big special thanks to everyone who helped support or contribute to our film!

DARKNESS TO LIGHT: The Story of DISMISSAL TIME – Part 4

This is Part 4 about the making of AJ Epyx Productions’ short film, Dismissal Time. This installment looks at the casting process for the teacher and student roles.

For more about the Dismissal Time short film from AJ Epyx Productions, visit our LinkTree at https://linktr.ee/ajepyxdismissaltime and check out our hashtags, #DismissalTimeStories #DontDismissMe.

DISMISSAL TIME, INSPIRE US, & ANGELINA Nominated for Multiple Awards at the 14th Annual WMIFF

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!

INSPIRE US Music Video Coming to Wavestock October 15th

Got the news this morning that our music video “Inspire Us” for Milan Lazistan’s album MUSIC AT MIDNIGHT was selected to screen at the Wavestock Film Festival in Staten Island, NY on October 15! It was absolutely some of the most fun we ever had working on a production. The event will take place at Flagship Brewery on 40 Minthorne Street. Stay tuned for more news about the screening time and block. Congrats to everyone!