Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Canvas, Wheels and Keys final polish fine cut

One more polishing before we premiere the new film in 2011! We'll keep you all posted.

Deep Blue Organ Trio Music Video in Production

Last week we shot the recording sessions at Victorian Recording in Barrington, for Deep Blues new Stevie Wonders tribute album. We will shoot a live performance soon at the Green Mill and will be back in the editing room in the new year.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

December 5th screening @ North Shore Shorts Film Fest

Please join us tomorrow evening at the The North Shore Shorts Film Festival, where our Skokie productions,'Taco Mary' and 'Highlights' will both be screening http://skokietheater.com/2010/december.html

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

TACO MARY Wins 2 awards!!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Another Festival

"Taco Mary" will screen at the East Lansing International Film Festival next weekend, October 23 and will compete in the Lake Michigan Film Competition. I unfortunately have to work otherwise I would be there!

Festival News

"Taco Mary" screened at the Eugene International Film Festival and the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival in Los Angeles early October. And the film won a Festival Director's Choice Award at the Lady Filmmakers Fest!"Taco Mary" also screened at the Salento International Film Festival in Italy and at the Great Lakes International Film Festival where it was nominated for Best Spiritual/Religious/Christian film.

Wins an Audience Award

"Taco Mary" won an Audience Award at Chicago REEL Shorts Film Festival.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Chicago Screening

Taco Mary will screen for the Chicago REEL Shorts Film Festival in the Comedy Show, Saturday, September 18 at 6:00 PM at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago. A homemade Chicago comedy with tacos, the Virgin Mary, and other home-brewed characters.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Slaves of The Saints in Rio Film Fest

Slaves of The Saints by Kelley Hayes, Color Correction by Laurie Little in Rio Film Fest!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Two Chicago Premiere screenings this fall!

Taco Mary will screen for the Chicago REEL Shorts Film Festival in the Comedy Show, Saturday, September 18 at 6:00 PM at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago. A homemade Chicago comedy with tacos, the Virgin Mary, and other home-brewed characters.

Please join us for the premiere screening of our short documentary Canvas, Wheels and Keys at The Gene Siskel Film Center on Friday, October 15th. There'll be an additional screening at The Siskel Center on Wednesday, October 20th, and another screening at Lincoln Hall on Saturday, October 23rd.

Our film will be presented with an exciting group of Chicago indy filmmakers in association with Split Pillow at the Chicago360 v.5 Aliens in The City screening.

Chicago360 is an annual documentary program that showcases the untold and undiscovered aspects of Chicago life. Each year five Chicago filmmakers are brought together to interpret a particular theme and then create a short documentary film based on their interpretations. The result is a feature-length film broken into five individual sections, each section focused on a specific aspect of city life as told through the imagination and style of each filmmaker.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Taco Mary to Screen in Brooklyn August 29!

Broad Humor Film Festival from Venice, CA goes to Brooklyn. From 5
years of screenings, "Taco Mary" was selected for their retrospective of
short comedies. Women write. Women direct. Everybody laughs.

August 29 @ 7PM A free evening of short comedieswritten & directed by women followed by a wine reception.Bookthugnat...ion...100 North 3rd StreetWilliamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. www.tacomary.com

Hollywood Images of Disability @ Chicago Humanities Festival

Hollywood Images Of Disability @ Chicago Humanities Festival

Wednesday, August 4, 2010


"Taco Mary" screening in NYC at the Iron Mule Short Comedy Film Series, August 7th at92Y Tribeca Cinema, 200 Hudson Street at 8:00 p.m. Producer Laurie Little and writer/director Mary Novak will attend.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

June 15th and 16th @ Victory Gardens Biograph Theater

Hollywood Images of Disability
A Screening Event

You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry…But For All the Wrong Reasons!!

Join us for a FREE two day viewing event June 15th and June 16th at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater where we will show dozens of film clips each day highlighting Hollywood’s treatment of disabled characters. Following each screening we will hold a conversation examining the implications that such portrayals have on people with disabilities.

Screenings runs from 3pm to 5pm on both days

Blind Characters in Hollywood: June 15th
This screening will examine depictions of blindness and gender in clips from films such as Scent of a Woman, Daredevil, Blind Fury, Wait Until Dark, Butterflies Are Free, Barbarella, Blink and See No Evil.

Cure or Kill?: June 16th
This series of clips will examine Hollywood’s obsession for either curing or killing disabled characters at the end of films. We will examine clips from films such as Avatar, Gattaca, Of Mice and Men, Million Dollar Baby, Frances, Whose Life is it Anyway, A Christmas Carol and everyone’s favorite: Monkey Shines.

Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614

RSVP to Aly Patsavas: apatsa2@uic.edu
The discussion will be filmed, but on camera appearance is optional.
Sign Language Interpreter, Narrative Description and Personal Assistants will be provided.
Parking is available at Children’s Memorial Hospital for a reduced flat rate of $6 (just bring parking stub to the box office at Victory Gardens).

"Taco Mary" in Broad Humor Film Festival

"Taco Mary" will screen at the Broad Humor Film Festival in Shorts Program on Sunday, June 13 at 1:00 pm at the Electric Lodge in Venice, CA. Broad Humor Festival was created to support funny female filmmakers.