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!

“Uninvited” Music Video Accepted to Northeast Film Festival

Another round of applause for our good friend Milan Lazistan for a new film festival acceptance to the video we produced for him, UNINVITED! It previously won “Most Creative Music Video” at WMIFF earlier this year. Now it will be part of the Teaneck-based event happening Sept. 9 through the 11. For more info on tickets, visit http://www.nefilmfestival.com/

DISMISSAL TIME and ANGELINA Music Video Receive New Film Festival Acceptances

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.

Registration is required. Please go to https://delart.org/event/filmfestival/ or scan the QR code for more information and to register.

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!

Angelina (2021)

Matt Hackett & The Puge – “Night Skies” from DISMISSAL TIME Soundtrack

The official music video for “Night Skies” by Matt Hackett & The Puge from AJ Epyx Productions’ DISMISSAL TIME short film soundtrack.

“NIGHT SKIES”
Produced by Wolves Club Sorcery & Matt Hackett
Written & Performed by Matt Hackett & The Puge
Produced by Husayn Ruhe & Matt Hackett

Special Thanks to Josh Benitez (iPhone Camera Operator)
Filmed in New Orleans, LA

Learn more about DISMISSAL TIME: https://linktr.ee/ajepyxdismissaltime

DISMISSAL TIME premieres at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival next Wednesday, June 8th @ 3pm in the SeraPhi Screening Room @ 941 N. Front Street. Get tickets & full schedule now at FilmFreeway under #PIFF listing.

“Get Involved” & “Uninvited” Music Videos Win Big at WMIFF

Congrats to Milan Lazistan for winning “Most Creative Music Video Award” for his song “Uninvited” this past weekend at the World Music and Independent Film Festival in Washington, DC! Not only did AJ Epyx Productions win with that song, but we also won for “Best Gospel Music Video” for the song “Get Involved” by Kym Swain! Thank you to Milan and Kym for allowing me the opportunity to direct for both of you and thanks to June Daguiso and WMIFF for recognizing us! See the full list of award winners here.

GET INVOLVED and UNINVITED Music Videos Nominated at 13th Annual WMIFF

We received great news yesterday that the music videos we produced for Kym Swain’s GET INVOLVED and Milan Lazistan’s UNINVITED have been selected and nominated for 2 awards each at the next annual World Music and Independent Film Festival in Washington, DC. Each video has been nominated for the following:

Get Involved
Best Music Video
Best Director

Uninvited
Best Music Video
Most Creative Music Video

We will have more info about the festival date and events in early 2022. Congrats to all INVOLVED!

Milan Lazistan – INSPIRE US

An alien couple takes a long awaited honeymoon to beautiful planet Earth! During their long stay (that begins in ancient Egypt) they notice how the world begins changing and they begin to evolve with it up until technology, social media, and pollution begin to take away from the romance. Their fairy tale honeymoon ends with the birth of their alien baby and the hope for a brighter, greener, happier tomorrow!

As a special Halloween treat 🎃 We are releasing Milan Lazistan’s latest music video! It’s definitely one of our creative videos we’ve produced 😉😛😃 Complete with mimes, time travel, astronauts, aliens, ballerinas and more!! Featuring the multi talented Nate the Mime, Inna Vogel and professional ballerina Emily Speed (as Milan’s stunt double 😊) This is definitely a wild ride!! Happy Halloween everyone!

“Inspire Us” is from Milan’s album MUSIC AT MIDNIGHT available now at CDBaby and Apple Music.

ANGELINA Screening Date & Time at Atlantic City Cinefest Announced

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.

Coming Soon: “ANGELINA” – A New Milan Lazistan Music Video

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!