Sophia and Michael to direct “Trypophobia” segment in international anthology PHOBIA

We have been asked to create a segment for the anthology, Phobia, for 2018 release! Our topic is Trypophobia, a recently coined term to refer to a fear of patterns or clusters of small holes or bumps. About Trypophobia Wikipedia Phobia about holes is not officially recognized, but U.K. scientists look …

Weekend Vampire – short film

Weekend Vampire is now available to watch for free on Amazon Prime! If you don’t have a prime membership, you can still watch it for free with ads! Weekend Vampire was created by Sophia and Allix Mortis (who you may remember as the star of Magnetic!) for a Women in …

Scream Magazine reviews Blood of the Tribades

We’re very honored to be reviewed in the legendary Scream Magazine (the world’s #1 horror magazine). They found the message at the heart of the film:   “…acts as an attack on those who bend religion to their own ends, and serves to highlight the detriment (to both men and women) …

60 Seconds to Die Anthology Trailer

The official trailer for 60 Seconds to Die is here (film release coming soon)! The anthology features two short films that we worked on. We wrote and directed (and Sophia stars in) doppelgänger and I worked crew and Sophia was cast on ZoSo, which was filmed during the filming of Planchette. I also …

Watch Thirteen: a new short film that premiered at Museum of Fine Arts on Friday the 13th!

Thirteen (2016) dir. Sophia Cacciola from Launch Over – Cacciola / Epstein on Vimeo. Thirteen was created for an MFA Friday the 13th event: “Orestes (detail),” 1922-25, John Singer Sargent Vellumsound Presents Friday the 13th at the Museum of Fine Arts at 8PM. Tickets – Facebook Event Examine the mystery …

Watch Video of SCATV’s Potluck & Lecture Series presents: How To Survive As An Independent Filmmaker with Michael J. Epstein and Jonathan Case 10/15/15

I am quite excited to have been invited to talk at SCATV‘s potluck series! I’ll talk a bit about how we’ve navigated indie filmmaking for the past few years. I am very pleased to be joined by the excellent Jonathan Case. He’s one of my favorite Boston-area filmmakers and I’ve …

Sophia and Michael create “For the love of Metamorphosis” – a short film for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston program, “For the love of…” February 8, 2015

Watch on Amazon Prime! Created “For the love of…” with Boston Storytellers at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston February 8, 2015 Jade Sylvan, host; author of Kissing Oscar Wilde, poet, performerSophia Cacciola and Michael J. Epstein, filmmakersWes Hazard, comedian, storytellerObehi Janice, writer, actressAl Miner, assistant curator, Contemporary ArtCourtnee Nagim-Chase, …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Film/Actor/Revolutionary Crush: Benicio del Toro hosting Q&As after showings of CHE at Kendall Square Cinemas

This article originally appears on Boston Band Crush ). This weekend, Benicio del Toro will be hosting Q&A sessions after screenings of his new 4+ hour film, Che, at Kendall Square Cinemas. Those showtimes are, according to a statement from the theater:Sunday, January 18 at 7:00 pmMonday, January 19 at …