THE SAXOPHONIST Wins “Director’s Award” at JIFF

This was truly a blessed weekend for THE SAXOPHONIST. In addition to the “Best Director – Drama” win at the Brightside Film Festival, we have also received our latest award from the Jamaica International Faith Film Festival which was held last Saturday in Capitol City Kingston! The film was one of 6 films that earned a “Director’s Award” and we’re pleased to report that our turnout there was between 75-80 people in the audience who loved our film immensely. Our thanks to the beautiful people of Jamaica for this wonderful honor.
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You can also now see the full award acceptance speech from the Brightside Film Festival:
If you missed any of our recent screenings, you can always watch our film on The BeBop Channel and Amazon Prime!

Screening Date & Time for THE SAXOPHONIST at JIFF

For our Jamaican fans, our screening date and time has been announced for THE SAXOPHONIST at the Jamaican International Faith Film Festival in Capital City, Kingston! Free admission! Come see it March 2 at 6pm at CARTER HALL, HOLY CROSS CHURCH!

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THE SAXOPHONIST to Screen at Emerson College & Accepted to Brightside Film 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.

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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).

And the film is still available on The BeBop Channel and Amazon Prime!

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New Public Screenings of THE SAXOPHONIST for February

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, we are announcing that we have 2 public screenings of our award-winning short film THE SAXOPHONIST happening in Staten Island, NY next month! The following dates are:

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13 @ 10:30AM (WEST BRIGHTON COMMUNITY CENTER)

TUESDAY, FEB. 19 @ 10:00AM (CASSIDY COLES SENIOR CENTER)

Further details 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. And the film is still available on The BeBop Channel and Amazon Prime!

Thank You for a Memorable 2018

Happy Holidays to everyone who has supported our work throughout this year and the last 10+ years of AJ Epyx. Between our premiere of THE SAXOPHONIST and the continued accolades of VENDETTA GAMES, thank you for this blessing of a successful year we had. It means the world to myself and my team.

Next up, we have our latest Saxophonist screening at the Kwanzaa Film Festival in Harlem. Though the event begins at 10am, screenings start at 12 noon. Tickets can be purchased at the door. See below for the full info:

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The film will also screen in Capitol City, Kingston in February 2019 at the Jamaica International Faith Films Festival and will continue to be available on The BeBop Channel as well as Amazon Prime. We are planning a DVD and Blu-ray release with new content and special features to be available for purchase.

Vendetta Games will be a part of the 2019 World Music & Independent Film Festival Awards Gala taking place in Washington, D.C. at the Hilton Crystal City Hotel in Virginia on Saturday, January 12. No film screenings happening this day, though the film is up for 8 award nominations. The event will starts at 10:00 am for pre-gala interview, then lunch at noon, gala will starts at 1:00 pm till 5:00 pm. Tickets are $99 and can be purchased at this link. We are awaiting other film festival responses between now through next summer and actively seeking distribution for VOD, DVD, and Blu-ray.

In terms of new projects, we will begin work on our next feature film AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS, a soon to be announced documentary about the health and fitness world, a new music video with Milan from the MUSIC AT MIDNIGHT album, and another top secret film project to be announced at a later date.

Here’s to more exciting projects and breakthroughs in 2019!

THE SAXOPHONIST Accepted into the Jamaica International Faith Films Festival

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It is truly an honor to announce our latest film festival acceptance for our award-winning short film THE SAXOPHONIST at the 2019 Jamaica International Faith Films Festival to be held in Capital City, Kingston from February 28 – March 2. Hosted by Jamaica Youth for Christ, a Chartered member of Youth for Christ International  for 71 years, the festival will screen Christian and faith-based films from all over the world, bringing the message of God’s love, hope and peace to the people of Kingston, Jamaica.

The 3-day festival will be free to the public and include opportunities for the filmmakers to participate in an evangelistic or social mission while on the island. Meet the wonderful people of Jamaica & share your faith! PLUS enjoy an uplifting concert featuring some of Jamaica’s finest gospel ministers. Find out more about the festival at https://www.jifffestival.com/

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Don’t forget our next public screening of THE SAXOPHONIST will be the Kwanzaa Film Festival on Sunday, December 30th at the Harlem SOR Community Center at 228 East 125th Street between 3rd and 2nd avenue in NYC. The opening ceremony starts at 10am and film screenings to follow from 12 noon to 4pm. Suggested ticket donation is $30 and more information can be found at https://www.kwanzaafilmfestival.net/

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THE SAXOPHONIST is now available on The BeBop Channel. You can also rent or purchase the film right now at Amazon Prime so you can stream it in full HD!