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Blood of the Tribades is an official selection of the Horror-on-Sea Film Festival 2019 – screens January 12, 2019

Blood of the Tribades is an official selection of the Horror-on-Sea Film Festival 2019 – screens January 12, 2019! “…a love letter to offbeat lesbian vampire films that offers powerful discourse on self-identity, feminism, and the violence wrought from religious … Read More

Clickbait wins Outstanding Microbudget Feature at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival – Sophia wins Lois Weber Award; Michael wins Dedication to Excellence in Indie Filmmaking

We couldn’t be more excited to return to Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival with Clickbait this year! We had a great time 2 years screening Blood of the Tribades there! Clickbait took home a win for Outstanding Micro-budget Feature! We … Read More

Clickbait @ FANtastic Horror Film Festival, San Diego WON: Best Supporting Actress (Brandi Aguilar)

We had a really fun time attending FANtastic Horror Film Festival in San Diego! Clickbait won Best Supporting Actress (Brandi Aguilar)! We were nominated for: Best Feature, Best Actress (Amanda Colby Stewart),  Best Supporting Actor (Seth Chatfield), Best Score (Night Kisses w/ Catherine … Read More

Sophia wins Les Femmes Du Genre wrestling belt award at GenreBlast! (and Sophia and Michael win “Nuclear Pens” for having multiple screenplays place as finalists)

Sophia was honored at GenreBlast Film Festival 2018 (where we also had Clickbait and Leopard premiere) with the wrestling belt for Les Femmes Du Genre! The Les Femmes award recognizes “an outstanding woman in genre filmmaking,” and during the awards, … Read More

Clickbait world premieres at GenreBlast, wins Best On-Screen Duo – Alamo Drafthouse – Winchester, VA – Sept 1 – 3:15 PM – Also was nominated for: Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Score, Best Cinematography

The GenreBlast Film Festival 2018 film festival was a blast and we are extremely honored to be recognized for: Best On-Screen Duo (Amanda Colby Stewart & Brandi Aguilar) And in non-Clickbait categories: Les Femmes Du Genre (Sophia Cacciola) Nuclear Pen [multiple finalist screenplays] (Michael J. … Read More

The Caul: screenplay finalist at GenreBlast, Women in Horror (Winner: Honorable Mention), and Nightmares film festivals!

Pitch site: http://launchover.com/films/thecaul/ – IMDb The Caul has been selected as a screenplay finalist at: Women in Horror Film Festival (Winner: Honorable Mention), Nightmares Film Festival, and GenreBlast Film Festival! Genre:  1970s-style folk horror Logline: The balance of light and darkness is disrupted as a … Read More

Evil Stew’s “Planchette” featuring Sophia and Michael now available streaming! [short film won “Outstanding Original Song” and “Outstanding Sound Design” at the Boston Indie Mafia Wicked Film Challenge]

Watch Planchette now! We are excited to announce that “Planchette” is an official selection of several new 2017 film festivals! Planchette Official Site   http://www.evilstew.com/blog/official-movie-poster-for-planchette/ http://www.evilstew.com/blog/limited-edition-planchette-t-shirts-now-available/     About the production: “Planchette” still Sophia and Michael took part in Evil … Read More

Blood of the Tribades wins Best Retro Feature at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival on Monday, November 7th at Eastern Hills Cinema in Williamsville, New York (Sophia and Michael will be in attendance!)

Blood of the Tribades Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival November 4-13, 2016 Eastern Hills Cinema in Williamsville, New York Sophia and Michael will be in attendance! Monday, Nov. 7th at 9 pm Ticket Information We’re a festival highlight on Buffalo News! Coverage on … Read More

Blood of the Tribades wins Best Feature (overall) at Imaginarium Convention Film Festival 2016!

Blood of the Tribades won Best Feature (overall) at Imaginarium Convention! 2016 Imaginarium Convention – Imaginarium Convention Below is a complete list of Film Festival and Imadjinn Award winners for Imaginarium 2016. We extend our gratitude to all who participated … Read More

Sophia and Michael reveal all of their secrets about TEN and Magnetic on The Film Thrills Podcast – listen now!

Subscribe and check out The Film Thrills Podcast on iTunes or The Film Thrills Libsyn Page. Be sure to also like The Film Thrills Podcast on Facebook and leave them a review on iTunes or Libsyn! Download our episode at one of the above links or … Read More

TEN: Kentucky Premiere Fright Night Film Festival (Fandomfest) and Filmmaker Panel

TEN is playing Friday August 1st at 6:30 PM in room KICC218 http://web.archive.org/web/20141219064849/http://www.fandomfest.com:80/fright-night-film-festival.html Full Schedule We are also hosting a panel at Fright Night: Make your movie: a conversation with the low-budget feature filmmakers of Fright Night / Fandomfest Sat … Read More

Darling Pet Munkee’s “X-Ray Specs” at the Boston Underground Film Festival!

We are extremely excited to announce that Darling Pet Munkee‘s “X-Ray Specs” music video will be screening at the 2012 Boston Underground Film Festival! The complete schedule is available at: http://bostonunderground.org/2012-schedule/ (or as a PDF). The video was shot at Radio, mostly … Read More

DNFMOMD: update on Arrival video and BUFF sneak preview!

Last October, http://blog.michaeljepstein.com/2010/10/most-epic-video-shoot-of-all-time-with.html I gave an update on the bulk of the shooting for our epic music video that recreates the opening sequence of The Prisoner. We’ve had several days of shooting since then. We spent two days shooting the resigned cabinet … Read More

The Motion Sick: The Motion Sick’s “Satellite” Selected For The Bimini International Festival Of Animation Films

“Satellite” Selected For The Bimini International Festival Of Animation Films – [more info] [video] The Motion Sick has received nominations in several categories in the annual Noise (Boston’s rock periodical) poll. Once again, we’re asking for your help to get … Read More