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"A.L.I.C.E." is Official Selection at SCINEMA in Brisbane

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"A.L.I.C.E." (2010/USA/15 mins.) is an Official Selection to the SCINEMA Festival of Science Film in Brisbane, Australia. The festival runs from August 12-20, 2012. This is the 37th festival acceptance for the film. "A.L.I.C.E." stars Joey D'Auria, Aketza Lopez, David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake. Cinematography is by Francesco Uboldi, and editing by Brandon Bondehagen. The film is represented for broadcast sales by Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media-Toronto. For more informatio...

Eregli Uluslar Kisa Film Festival to screen 2 Ron de Cana films!

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Eregli Uluslar Kisa Film Festival in Konya, Turkey will screen both "Covariance" (2011) and "A.L.I.C.E."(2010) in their festival, 13-15 July 2012. Both films were made with the generous support in the camera department from Canon USA, Inc. and were shot entirely on location on the Canon 5D Mark II. For more information about the films and to see trailers, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com    ...

"A.L.I.C.E." nominated for Lumier Noire Award in Italy!

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Every Monday, I google myself. It's amazing to me how many fests never let you know you made it "in". Today, I found another one. In June of last year (2011), we played the Notturno Festival in Caserta (suburb of Naples, Italy): http://www.notturnofestival.it/?p=526 I'm now trying to figure out if we won anything. ;-) (We were a finalist for their Lumier Noire Award.) 36 fests and counting...;-) Dawn ...

Festival #35 for "A.L.I.C.E.!

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"A.L.I.C.E." has been accepted into its 35th festival. The film will play the Visionaria Film Festival in Siena, Italy in the international competition from April 14-21, 2012. http://www.visionaria.eu/eng/concorso.php "A.L.I.C.E." is represented by Ouat Media of Toronto. For more info on broadcast sales, please contact Fred Joubaud at fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com For more information on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com    ...

"Over A Cheever" Available at Filmbaby

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"Over A Cheever", a dvd compilation of four films made between 2008-2011 inspired by the life and work of celebrated American writer John Cheever, is now available for purchase at filmbaby: http://www.filmbaby.com/films/6009 The films included in the 53-min. compilation have played in over 70 international festivals and won awards in the U.S. and Canada. The titles are: "Project Ion" (2008/11 mins.) "The Catalyst" (2009/13.5 mins.) "A...

"A.L.I.C.E." shares bill with Oscar-winner "God of Love"!

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"A.L.I.C.E." played with Luke Matheny's Oscar-winning "God of Love" in the Deboshir Pure Dreams Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia in November 2011. http://www.deboshirfilm.ru/index.php?id=294 Both films are repped by Ouat Media of Toronto. For more information, please contact Fred Joubaud at fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com  ...

Best Int'l Short Film award for "A.L.I.C.E." arrives from Silver Wave FF in Canada!

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Best Int'l Film Award for "A.L.I.C.E." SWFF2011: Dawn Westlake in Los Angeles with the trophy for "A.L.I.C.E." ...

Say my name! Say my name! (It's simplest to pronounce.)

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Very fun awards ceremony and "acceptance speech by blackberry" (as interpreted by Dan Thebeau) at the Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, NB, Canada where "A.L.I.C.E." won Best International Short Film on November 5th, 2011 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C01XRoLur-Q&feature=share "A.L.I.C.E." is represented by Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media. Please contact him at fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com ...

Festival #32 for "A.L.I.C.E."!

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"A.L.I.C.E." was accepted into the Euroshorts Film Festival in Gdansk, Poland for November 21-27, 2011. This is the 32nd film festival acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E.". "A.L.I.C.E." recently was awarded Best International Short at the 2011 Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, NB, Canada. The film is repped for international sales by Fred Joubaud of Ouat Media. Please contact fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com for more info. ...

"A.L.I.C.E." wins Best International Short at the 2011 Silver Wave Film Festival!

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"A.L.I.C.E." won the Best Int'l Short award at the 2011 Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, NB, Canada on November 5th. The film stars Joey D'Auria, Dawn Westlake, Aketza Lopez and David Razowsky. DP was Francesco Uboldi. Editing/DIT/2nd Unit by Brandon Bondehagen. Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs provided the original score.  For more info on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/alice/index.html "A.L.I.C.E." is re...

Festival #26 is also Canadian premiere for "A.L.I.C.E."!

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"A.L.I.C.E." will have its Canadian premiere at the Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada on November 5th, 2011. This is the 26th festival acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E.". The film is represented by Fred Joubaud of Ouat Media. For more info, please contact fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com To see a trailer, please visit the official "A.L.I.C.E." site: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/alice/index.html ...

"A.L.I.C.E." to play the Mestre Film Festival (Venice) in October!

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"A.L.I.C.E." will play the Mestre Film Festival just outside of Venice, Italy on October 14th, 2011. The film stars five-time Emmy Award winner Joey D'Auria, Aketza Lopez (formerly of MTV-Europe), Second City's David Razowsky, and the film's writer/director, Dawn Westlake. Cinematography was done by Milan-based DP Francesco Uboldi. Editing by Brandon Bondehagen. Original music was provided by Gregory Johnson. Two of the film's tracks, "The Rose" and "Dark Star", c...

Happy 21st...festival to "A.L.I.C.E."!

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"A.L.I.C.E." has turned 21! FeSanCor Festival Chileno Internacional del Cortometraje is the film's 21st festival acceptance. "A.L.I.C.E." will play between October 19-25, 2011 in Santiago, Chile. The film is represented for international broadcast sales by Fred Joubaud of Ouat Media. For more info, please contact fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com  For more info on "A.L.I.C.E." and to see its trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rond...

Festival #19 for "A.L.I.C.E."

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"A.L.I.C.E." played in the 17th annual San Gio Film Festival in Verona, Italy on July 27th, 2011. The film has now played in 19 fests on 6 continents. Festival director Ugo Brusaporco told director Dawn Westlake, "Molto applaudito il tuo lavoro, e la concorrenza era davvero spietata!" "A.L.I.C.E." is represented for international broadcast sales by Ouat Media. Please contact Fred Joubaud for more info at fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com  For more in...

"A.L.I.C.E." Celebrated for Its Frugality in Production

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On June 6, 2011, Alex Radcliffe, writer for the BigStarTV Blog, singled out "A.L.I.C.E." as an example of masterful frugality in indie-filmmaking: http://www.bigstar.tv/blog/2011/06/06/sag-how-indie-filmmakers-can-avoid-breaking-the-bank/ For more info on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com  ...

16th Festival Acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E."

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"A.L.I.C.E." will screen at Porto 7 in Porto, Portugal in June 2011: http://www.porto7.com/competicao/ This is the 16th festival acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E."  For more info on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com  World sales for the film are handled by Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media. Contact: fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com    ...

15th Festival Acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E."

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"A.L.I.C.E." was accepted to the Flyover Film Festival in Louisville, KY, USA for June 10-12, 2011: http://www.flyoverfilmfestival.com/films/shorts-programs/ This is the 15th festival acceptance for the film. For more information on "A.L.I.C.E.", please visit http://www.dawnwestlake.com (click on the "A.L.I.C.E." film can) "A.L.I.C.E." is available for worldwide sales exclusively through Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media. Please contact: fred.joubau...

Two award nominations for "A.L.I.C.E." at the Art Deco Fest in Sao Paulo

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"A.L.I.C.E." has been nominated for TWO awards at the Art Deco Film Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil: BEST DIGITAL FILM (Dawn Westlake) and BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Francesco Uboldi). The film screens there on May 20th, 2011. "A.L.I.C.E." is currently screening in Cannes, presented by Ouat Media. For more information, please contact fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com  For more info on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/ali...

Fest #13 for "A.L.I.C.E." comes in on May...14

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"A.L.I.C.E." will play the Bush Fire Festival in Malkerns, Swaziland May 27-29, 2011. Gold Lion Festival director James Hall who is curating a special presentation of Gold Lion selectees notes that the film was included because: "We have had previous stories about Alzheimer's, and the selection committee likes your clever viewpoint (i.e., don’t count anyone out just yet!).  Good script, and the technical credits are all good, with beautiful locations that provide the p...

Festival #12 for "A.L.I.C.E."

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It's a big week for "A.L.I.C.E."! While we're playing at Cannes in the Short Film Corner, presented by Ouat Media, and in Laos at the Vientianale, AND in the Stortford Film Festival in the UK...We also heard about our 12th fest! It's the First Commonwealth Film Fest in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA for June 17th! Please check out their site to see our listing: http://www.jaha.org/FilmFestival/Friday2011.html (scroll down) "A.L.I.C.E." is available for broadcast intern...

"A.L.I.C.E." now goes 'up to eleven'!

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"A.L.I.C.E." just received word of its 11th festival invitation: Cinema da Mare Touring Film Festival! Cinema da Mare will screen "A.L.I.C.E." in its Main Competition section in 10 cities in Italy from July 1-August 21. Eccoci...la! "A.L.I.C.E." is available for broadcast sales and will be presented in the Cannes Short Film Corner 2011 by Ouat Media. For more information, please contact fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com   ...

A.L.I.C.E.

Director: Dawn Westlake.

After Wilbur is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, his younger wife Alice must focus on her transition from dependent to caretaker. Lines become blurred when a handsome rockhound named Delfino encroaches on their desert oasis. His attentions reinforce Alice’s grip on her vitality, and motivate Wilbur to make one last grab for reality.

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