Tiffany Apan’s “Driving Nowhere” Wins – 16th Intern. Indie Gathering Film Festival

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A second win at the International Indie Gathering Film Festival is in the cards for singer/songwriter/actress/producer/writer, Tiffany Apan. In 2010, her music video for her adaptation of “Scarborough Fair” off of her debut album POET won Best Music Video in the Open Music Video Category at the festival. This year her gothic supernatural thriller, “Driving Nowhere,” won Best Horror Short Script. The film is currently in production with Apan’s production company Poets Labyrinth Productions in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Absentia (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: After living with the reality that her husband Daniel has been missing for seven years, Tricia Riley is finally ready to declare him “Dead in Absentia.” With her sister Callie by her side for support, she is prepared to set the legal actions in motion. However, she is unprepared for the psychological challenges that lie ahead as she begins to encounter ghostly apparitions of her long lost husband. Meanwhile, young Callie begins to suspect … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Horror Actresses and Filmmakers

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With the advent of the prosumer camcorder, more and more “filmmakers” are coming out of the woodwork in a similar fashion to the infamous GWC’s of the modeling industry.  Basically a GWC is a “guy with a camera” or “guy with camera.” These are males with little to no equipment who hold nude modeling shoots usually for their “private collection.” Often, once they’ve gotten the model naked, they’ll either proposition the model or push the boundaries even … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rough Guide to American Independent film – Author Jessica Winter

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THE ROUGH GUIDE TO AMERICAN INDEPENDENT FILM (ROUGH GUIDE REFERENCE) (PAPERBACK) Author Jessica Winter Published by Rough Guides Publication Date: 2006 Format: 2 Color – 277 pages Price: $14.99 Independent films is a tough one, as most cult films fall into that category. This book could easily be re-titled “cult films” though the base and focus is geared towards the independent term. The truth is, there are alot of great cult films, profiles, undergrounds, nasties … Continue reading

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