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FilmSnobbery Weekly Radio Show – Episode 4

On tonight’s program, we will be talking with the founder of the Art Is Alive Film Festival, writer, and director Cindy Mich as well as actor Michael Gentile. We’ve also got our weekly box office releases, industry news, and film rant shenanigans. *Apologies for my overdriven audio on the first half of the show.  We […]

The 2019 Oxford Film Festival Announces Competition Selections (February 6-10)

John Stimpson’s GHOST LIGHT is the Opening Night Gala selection, and Jacqueline Olive’s ALWAYS IN SEASON is the Closing Night choice World Premieres include John Reyer Afamasaga’s DOOR AJAR – THE M.B. MAYFIELD STORY and Jeffrey Dennis’s SHARDE THOMAS: LEGACY OF THE FIFE   GHOST LIGHT, ALWAYS IN SEASONOxford, MS (December 3, 2018) – The […]

FilmSnobbery Podcast – Episode 10

After a couple weeks of downtime to digest from the Thanksgiving holiday, co-host Devin Watson and host Nic LaRue are back with another fun episode covering the recently released official feature selections of the Sundance and Slamdance film festivals to be held in Park City, Utah in the late December.  They converse on the differences […]

8th Annual Napa Valley Film Festival Announces Juried & Audience Award Winners

2018 NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS Winners include “Tomorrow,” “TransMilitary” and “Fear Us Women” Cinema Napa Valley Announces Dates for 2019 Festival Napa Valley, CA (November 10, 2018) – The 8th Annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners at the Uptown Theatre in Napa on […]

FilmSnobbery Podcast – Episode 8

This jam-packed episode of The FilmSnobbery Podcast examines the business reasons behind the imminent closure of the Film Struck streaming service, gets into the nitty-gritty of why someone can’t just come out of the blue and acquire the service as some people have suggested on social media and talk about how a poorly designed platform, […]

2018 INDIE MEMPHIS ANNOUNCES ANNUAL AWARDS

(November 6, 2018 | Memphis, TN) Indie Memphis Film Festival is pleased to announce this year’s award recipients. This year’s festival spanned from November 1st through November 5th and proudly boasted an extremely diverse roster of filmmakers, with fifty percent of the films in the Narrative Competition directed by female-identifying filmmakers and fifty percent are […]

FilmSnobbery Podcast – Episode 7

The FilmSnobbery crew Nic LaRue and Devin Watson relate their recent trip to the Indie Memphis Film Festival, talk about how festivals can increase their media coverage, and gush about the quality of the film programming at this particular fest overall. Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review our podcast on iTunes! Put us in […]

Billy Bob Thornton & Alice Eve to be Honored at Napa Valley Film Festival

BILLY BOB THORNTON TO RECEIVE CALDWELL VINEYARD MAVERICK TRIBUTE AND ALICE EVE TO RECEIVE RAYMOND VINEYARDS TRAILBLAZER TRIBUTE AT THE 8th ANNUAL NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL   Thornton and Eve join fellow Tribute honorees Geena Davis and Laurence Fishburne, Rising Stars Taissa Farmiga, Billy Magnussen, Camila Mendes, Rosa Salazar, Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp, and Groundlings Theatre […]

FilmSnobbery Podcast – Episode 5

Hi folks! We’re back with another action-packed episode where we talk about the breaking news of film festival submission engine Withoutabox closing down, what this means for rival Film Freeway, and also what it means to filmmakers around the world. This was a fun episode to record because both co-host Devin Watson and host Nic […]

AMERICAN MIRROR WITH SUSAN SARANDON TO WORLD PREMIERE AT DOC LA

Emilio Rivera to be honored with 2018 DOC LA Storyteller Award — Docs with Werner Herzog, Usher, Jim Jarmusch, Lance Bass & Gus Van Sant to premiere —   LOS ANGELES, CA (October 12) – 2018 DOC LA will open with the world premiere of “The Ravenite” with Jim Jarmusch, a documentary by  Dennis Mohr and Morgan Schmidt-Feng about mobster John Gotti’s […]

Shriekfest Reveals its 2018 Official Trailer!

Shriekfest Film Festival OFFICIAL TRAILER: 48 FILMS * 4 DAYS/NIGHTS OCTOBER 4-7TH, 2018 (Los Angeles, CA) SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to share the OFFICIAL TRAILER of the festival featuring clips from many of the selected films. The EIGHTEENTH annual horror film festival returns to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theatres from October 4-7th, 2018.  Festival Director Denise […]

Super Deluxe’s THE PASSAGE Wins at Fantastic Fest

Super Deluxe’s The Passage Wins at Fantastic Fest, the Film’s Fifth Festival Win Since Premiering at Sundance Fantastic Fest has awarded The Passage, Super Deluxe’s original modern-day silent comedy, with Best Picture in the Shorts with Legs category. The film is from creator and star Philip Burgers, the theatrically-trained clown also known as Dr. Brown, director Kitao Sakurai […]