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Festival #13 for "Covariance"!

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"Covariance" was judged among the finalists by the jury of the Johnstown Film Festival in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. It will be projected with the award-winning films and other finalists on Sat., June 9th at People's Natural Gas Park in downtown Johnstown. For more information: http://www.jaha.org/FilmFestival/Saturday2012.html "Covariance" stars David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake. Cinematography is by Francesco Uboldi. Editing by Brandon Bondehagen. An o...

Fest #12 for "Covariance"!

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"Covariance" starring David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake has been accepted to the prestigious Festival Internazionale del Cinema d'Arte in Bergamo, Italy for July 14-21, 2012. This is the 12th film festival acceptance for "Covariance". It was shot in Southern California in 2011 with 3 Canon 5D cameras, provided by Canon USA, Inc. For more information on the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index....

"Sex On Wheels" Amanda Feder

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Talking Treads interview with Amanda Feder, director of this year's Niagara Indie Filmfest documentary winner. http://talkingtreads.com/2012/02/13/sex-on-wheels-amanda-feder/...

"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    ...

Midsummer Night

Director: Hiba Vink.
For their annual trip, Lena - originally from Sweden - invites her close group of friends to a Frisian island to celebrate the Swedish Midsummer Night tradition. For the first time Meike, an outsider is invited. As with all friendships, in this thirty-something group of friends some secrets are shared, and others remain untold.

Nominated for 2 INNY Awards!

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Great news! David Razowsky (co-star in my films "Dottie", "Project Ion", "The Catalyst", "A.L.I.C.E." and "Covariance") was nominated for 2 INNY Awards today! http://bit.ly/zh4Vc1 Perfect timing since we play in "Covariance" tonight in NYC at the Love Actually Film Fest in the ShowBiz Store & Cafe, 19 W. 21st St.  For tickets to Love Actually, please visit: http://scenepr.com/events/lovefest2012/ For more info...

Two for One Ticket Deal to see "Covariance" in NYC

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SCENEPR is offering a special "two for one" ticket deal to their 5th Annual Love Actually Film Festival in NYC on 2/14, Valentine's Day. Featured in the line up of short films is Ron de Cana Productions' 2011 film, "Covariance". The show unspools promptly at 7:30pm. To take advantage of this special offer, please visit: http://startshop.scenepr.com/deals/luvfest-2 For more info on "Covariance", please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/ron...

Covariance to screen in NYC in January and February!

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SCENEPR in NYC will present "Covariance" in their Love Actually Film Festival on Valentine's Day (February 14, 2012) and will give it a sneak preview at the ShowBiz Cafe in NYC at 19 West 21st Street on January 26th. Click here for more info: http://scenepr.com/events/lovefest2012/ "Covariance" has now been invited to screen in 9 festivals on 5 continents. The film was made with the generous support in the camera dept. by Canon USA, Inc. For more info, please vis...

Covariance Gains Fest #7 in Germany!

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"Covariance" has been accepted into the 12th Annual Independent Days Film Festival in Karlsruhe, Germany for May 2012. This is the 7th festival acceptance for the film. For more info and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com   ...

George Pappy, Part II: Marketing and Distributing “Few Options”

The second part of my interview with George Pappy, on marketing and distributing his film "Few Options":  http://valleyfilmfest.blogspot.com/2012/01/george-pappy-part-ii-marketing-and.html

"Covariance" to play the Cape Winelands Film Festival!

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"Covariance" will play the 5th annual Cape Winelands Film Festival in Capetown, South Africa, March 14-24, 2012. This is the sixth festival acceptance for "Covariance" and its second play date in Africa. For more information on the film, including a trailer and behind-the-scenes video, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html ...

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"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  ...

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 ...

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"Covariance" Accepted to Fest #5!

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"Covariance" will play in the Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Cusco on November 19th, 2011 in Sala Banderas in the Palacio Municipal of Cusco. The film was written, produced and directed by Dawn Westlake. Westlake's 2010 film "A.L.I.C.E." was also accepted to the festival and will screen there on November 17th. For more info on "Covariance" and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index...

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. ...

"Covariance" Accepted to Fest #4!

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"Covariance" was accepted into the F_AQ Festival del Cinema dell'Aquila in L'Aquila, Italy for November 23-26, 2011. This is the fourth festival acceptance for "Covariance" on three continents. For more info on the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html ...

"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...

"A.L.I.C.E." director interviewed by Canadian festival

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The Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, NB, Canada interviews producer/director Dawn Westlake about her 2010 film "A.L.I.C.E." for the 2011 edition of their festival: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvwyf65t02I&feature=related ...

"Covariance" Gains 3rd Festival on 3rd Continent!

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"Covariance" has been accepted to its third festival on three continents. The film will play at the Valpolicella Film Festival in San Pietro in Cariano, Italy from December 1-3, 2011. "Covariance" is the only US film in competition. Since its release, "Covariance" has also been invited to fests in Australia and Africa. For more information on the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index...

"A.L.I.C.E." an Award Nominee in Armenia!

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"A.L.I.C.E." has been selected to compete and is nominated for an award in the KIN International Film Festival in Yerevan, Armenia from Dec. 1-5, 2011. "We are pleased to inform you that your film 'A.L.I.C.E.' was recognized among the best ones within the framework of Competition Program," wrote Varduhi Hayrapetyan of the film festival staff to director/producer Dawn Westlake. This is the 28th festival acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E.".  For ...

Turkish premiere for "A.L.I.C.E."!

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"A.L.I.C.E." was accepted to screen in the 12th annual Izmir International Short Film Festival in Izmir, Turkey for November 16-20, 2011. This is "A.L.I.C.E."'s 27th festival selection. The film starts 5x Emmy Award winner Joey D'Auria and former MTV Europe VJ, Aketza Lopez. It was written/directed/produced by Dawn Westlake under her Ron de Cana Productions banner. Cameras, lenses and other equipment were provided by Canon USA, Inc. The film is represented by Fred Jou...

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