, the bipolar love story I co-produced in 2020 with Transference , Contro Vento Films was one of the first films to be shown at the 2021 , which kicked off April 14! Director and actor Arizona International Film Festival gave an illuminating webinar on his inspirations behind the film on Zoom @ 3pm PST on Saturday. If you missed it, please don’t cry! You can still catch it on the festival’s Raffaello Degruttola channel for at least another week! YouTube
Thanks to the festival for selecting
(originally for its 2020 film festival, which was cancelled because of COVID) and to the Transference for mentioning our micro budget indie film in their article about the festival! Tuscon Weekly
received a Transference: A Bipolar Love Story in the Special Jury Mention category at the Narrative Feature ! So proud of my involvement as a co-producer of this indie gem, directed by and starring the one and only New York Socially Relevant Film Festival . Congrats Raff! You can meet the filmmakers (including Raff) by subscribing to SRFF’s YouTube channel Raffaello Degruttola ! HERE
Big thanks to
and the judges for recognizing our film. Congratulations to the cast & crew of @SR-FilmFestNY for winning the category! And thanks to all of you who liked and shared my own and Mental Ideas’ posts about the festival on social media! Lorik
Next stop: the
, where Arizona International Film Festival has been selected in the Transference category. The festival kicks off Oct 1st! Dramatic Feature
First chance to see a film I co-produced
online at the Transference: A Bipolar Love Story ! The indie film recently picked up awards for New York Socially Relevant Film Festival at the Best Dramatic Feature and Anatolia film festivals and has been officially selected by the Zoroaster . It is being distributed by Arizona International Film Festival / 1091 Media . The Orchard
As well as being the film’s world premiere, there’s a live Q&A on Zoom with the film’s director/lead actor
and lead actress Raffaello Degruttola . Both are incredible! Emilie Sofie Johannesen is one of four films shortlisted in Transference: A Bipolar Love Story ‘s SRFF category that will stream online for 48 hours from June 26 (5pm NYT) to June 28 (5pm NYT). Narrative Feature Click on the link below to reserve your place!
for your plug of my Hong Kong Buzz , plus recent Mental Ideas Podcast excitements for a film I co-produced with film festival Contro Vento Films , which was supposed to have its world premiere at the Transference: A Bipolar Love Story in March, the film’s selections for the New York Socially Relevant Film Festival and Arizona International Film Festival , mention of my 2019 Buenos Aires International Film Festival and plans to travel to Wisconsin to catch up with the indomitable NIFA Award (an upcoming podcast guest) for Dan Davies in May. Which sounds a lot more exciting that it actually is. In reality, the podcast is the only item of news mentioned in the article that hasn’t been postponed. But give it time… NIFA 2020
Sadie Kaye back on the air with new RTHK radio show
The will be back on Mental Ideas Podcast RTHK Radio 3 next Thursday (April 16) @ 2.30pm on the 123 Show!