41 Pianos – Toronto Pan Am Games Sneak Preview – July 24 – 7PM

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“41 Pianos” Feature Documentary, starring Toronto Piano Virtuoso David Johanns

eMotionFilmsLtd Feature Documentary “41 PIANOS” gets a  Sneak Preview at on Friday July 24 at 7PM at the Carlton Magic Lantern Cinema.

Please join the director and Piano virtuoso David Johanns, the star of 41 Pianos for this fun event.

If you were one of the thousands of people that played one of these pianos celebrating the upcoming Toronto Pan Am Games, then you’ll love this documentary featuring many local and international visitors with piano playing experience from 1 week to 50 years.

  • Tickets $20
    (Includes a Reception with a Special Surprise before the Screening)
Please Support Independent Film – See You There!

*Presented by ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival

 

Oscar News :: How Nominated Directors Brought Their Films to Life

by Shannonn Kelly
5:41AM, EST, March 20, 2013

Even though there’s still snow on my terrace from two days of winter’s last gasp, I wish you all a very Happy 1st Day of Spring.

I was reading a few blogs this morning and came across an article from AwardsLine.com, a site I visited for the first time today. I almost didn’t read it due to the landing page style. Then I realized it was a feature site dedicated to this years Oscars. When you click through you’ll find some interesting Q&A’s with key creative directors, producers and stars such as: Anthony Hopkins, Hugh Jackman, Grant Heslov and Kathleen Kennedy from this years 85th Annual Academy Award® nominated films.

The article was a snapshot of how the nominated directors envisioned their ideas, but more so, some of the hoops they had to go through to bring their film to life.

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Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry Show Their Strengths in “Beasts of the Southern Wild” by director Benh Zeitlin

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Featured Screenwriter :: Dustin Lance Black

Dustin Lance Black - Say NO to Prop 8

On February 22, 2009, screenwriter Dustin Lance Black won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for “Milk” at the 81st Annual Academy Awards.

He wore a White Knot to the ceremony as a symbol of solidarity with the marriage equality movement. In his acceptance speech at the Oscar ceremony, he said:

“ … When I was thirteen years old my beautiful mother and my father moved me from a conservative Mormon home in San Antonio, Texas to California and I heard the story of Harvey Milk and it gave me hope. It gave me the hope to live my life, it gave me the hope to one day I could live my life openly as who I am, and that maybe even I could fall in love and one day get married.

I want to thank my mom, who has always loved me for who I am even when there was pressure not to. Continue reading “Featured Screenwriter :: Dustin Lance Black”