Monday, November 22, 2010

"Book of Lore" filmmakers score at Killer Film Festival

Blog by Michael Raso

Visiting Pop Cinema 11/15/2010

Imagine my surprise when I received a call (this past Monday morning) from indie filmmakers Chris LaMartina and Jimmy George for an invite to lunch. Turns out both gents were passing through on their way back from the Killer Film Festival in Massachusetts where they picked up three (count ‘em…THREE) awards for their new film “Presidents Day.” ("Best Picture", "Best Screenplay" and "Best Use of a Former President")

Visiting Pop Cinema 11/15/2010

Visiting Pop Cinema 11/15/2010
(above) A relaxing lunch at "The Butler" Family Restaurant

Chris and Jimmy are also the talented guys behind two new releases this year – the “Book of Lore/Grave Mistakes Double Feature” and (segment director for) “Faces of Schlock.”

Chris LaMartina and his "Book of Lore"

This dynamic duo was also my guests on the May 2010 Alternative Cinema podcast. We heartily discussed the trials and tribulations of producing a no-budget movie. An episode of the AC Podcast that no low-budget filmmaker will want to miss! Listen below.

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Alternative Cinema Podcast - May 2010

Best of luck to Chris & Jimmy. Come back soon!

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