November 03, 2012

STUFFED in Northeast Brazil tonight!

STUFFED is closing the short film competition of the Fest Cine Maracanaú, in Ceará (Northeast Brazil) today. We're very happy for that honor!

Está no Ceará? Não perca HOJE o curta COISADO no Fest Cine Maracanaú (Rua Maria Ferreira, 150, Pajuçara, Maracanaú – CE).

O filme vai ter a honra de ser o último a ser exibido na mostra competitiva de curtas dentro da programação do festival, antes de uma cerimônia de homenagem marcada para as 20h.

Um gd abraço à organização do festival! Estamos muito felizes e gostariamos imensamente de poder estar presentes.

September 25, 2012

STUFFED in the run on 4 festivals!

We couldn't be happier. Our three-time award-winning film STUFFED is in the run on four film festivals. This week, is being screened at the Arizona Underground Film Festival. The event is held until Sunday in Tucson, with the attendance of the film's lead actor Steven Bartlett.

Next week, STUFFED travels to the Vegas Cine Fest (Oct. 3-7). The screening will be held on Friday (5), 5:40 pm, at the Palms Resort & Casino. The film's lead actor Phil Miler will attend a Q&A right after the screening.

STUFFED is also one of the 22 short films officially selected to the Eerie Horror Film Festival, that will be held Oct 11-14, in Erie, PA.

Still on October, STUFFED will be screened twice at the Orlando Film Festival: Thursday (18), 7 pm, and Friday (19), 12 pm. The event honors two-time Oscar winner Milos Forman (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus).




O filme premiado COISADO (Stuffed) compete em quatro festivais. Esta semana, está no Arizona Underground Film Festival, que vai até domingo em Tucson, Arizona, com a pariticipação de um dos atores principais do curta, o americano Steven Bartlett.

Na próxima semana, COISADO segue para o Vegas Cine Fest. A exibição do curta está marcada para sexta (5), às 17h40 no Palms Resort & Casino. A sessão será seguida de um bate-papo da platéia com um dos atores principais do filme, o brasileiro Phil Miler.

COISADO é também um dos 22 curtas selecionados oficialmente pro Eerie Horror Film Festival, que acontece de 11 a 14 de outubro na cidade de Erie, na Pensilvânia

Ainda em outubro, COISADO será exibido duas vezes no Orlando Film Festival, na Flórida. A primeira sessão será na quinta (18), às 19h, repetindo na sexta, ao meio-dia. O festival vai homenagear o vencedor do Oscar Milos Forman ("Amadeus" e "Um Estranho no Ninho").

August 19, 2012

Stuffed in Atlanta and Arizona in September


STUFFED is in the run for two festivals in September! Yay! The 3 times award-winning short film by Gabby Egito is in competition at the Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival, that will be held from August 31st to September 3rd at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Atlanta Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

The event is a combination of short and feature independent film screenings, panels, celebrity guests, discussions, concerts, contests, and seminars.  All that combined with the 35,000+ Dragon*Con attendees creates an extraordinary film event.

"Our goal is to bring you the finest independent short films (and a few features) of the fantastic. Action, drama, comedy, fantasy, science fiction, we’ve covered the bases, with artistic, well made films that are first and foremost, entertaining", says Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival's director Matthew M. Foster.

STUFFED is also officially selected to the Arizona Underground Film Festival, that will be held from Sep 21st to 29th in Tucson. The event is Arizona’s only premier genre cult film festival, and the biggest underground film festival in the country. "We make it our sole mission to showcase the work of filmmakers with defiantly independent visions. We are on a quest to represent every genre of independent film from across the world celebrating the artist, and their work", says festival director David Pike.


We're very excited to be part of these great events!

July 25, 2012

'Stuffed' wins 2 awards in 3 days!


MEDIA RADAR

The Hollywood Reporter
'Capitan of the Sands' Wins Top Prize at Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival

Gabby Egito, director of the short Stuffed, took home the L.A. Short award. Egito’s film is inspired by the critically-acclaimed novel 'The Devil to Pay in the Backlands'. -- THR
AdoroCinema (4th largest Brazilian website dedicated to entertainment industry news)
Capitães da Areia e 2 Coelhos premiados em Los Angeles
['Capitan of the Sands' and 'Two Rabbits' awarded in Los Angeles]

BDCi TV - Brazilian Digital Channel (based in the southwestern U.S., broadcasts in English, Portuguese and Spanish.)
Orgulho nacional no mundo do cinema [National pride in the film world]

AcheiUSA (weekly Brazilian newspaper distributed in South Florida)
Cineasta brasileira vence 2 festivais nos EUA - A façanha é ainda mais notável por ela ter ganho as duas competições em um intervalo de três dias [Brazilian filmmaker wins two festivals in the U.S. - The feat is even more remarkable because she won the two competitions in an interval of three days.]

Comunidade News (weekly Brazilian newspaper from Connecticut.)
Em uma semana, filmes de cineasta brasileira levam dois prêmios nos EUA [In one week, Brazilian filmmaker takes two awards in the U.S.]

Brazilian Press (largest Brazilian newspaper outside Brazil. It is distributed in NY, NY, CT, MA, PA, W/DC and MD.)
Cineasta brasileira vence dois festivais nos EUA [Brazilian filmmaker wins two festivals in the U.S.]

Brazilian Times (the most circulated Brazilian newspaper in the U.S.: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania)
Cineasta brasileira vence 2 festivais nos EUA [Brazilian filmmaker wins 2 festivals in the U.S.]

Gazeta Brazilian News (weekly newspaper that reaches 75,000 readers in South Florida)
Cineasta brasileira vence dois festivais nos EUA [Brazilian filmmaker wins two festivals in the U.S.]

Linha Aberta (monthly Brazilian magazine that reaches more than 30,000 readers in South Florida, Orlando and Fort Myers.)
Cineasta brasileira vence 2 festivais nos EUA [Brazilian filmmaker wins 2 festivals in the U.S.]

Brazilian Voice (main newspaper for Portuguese communities residing in U.S., distributed in NJ, NY, MA, PA, CT and DE) 
Cineasta brasileira conquista prêmio no Las Vegas Film Festival 2012 [Brazilian filmmaker wins award at the Las Vegas Film Festival 2012]

CinePipocaCult (popular Brazilian website dedicated to entertainment industry news)
Cineasta brasileira vence 2 festivais nos EUA
[Brazilian filmmaker wins 2 festivals in the U.S.]

Papo de Cinema (popular Brazilian website dedicated to entertainment industry news)
Festival em Los Angeles premia produções brasileiras
[Festival in LA awards Brazilian productions]

June 19, 2012

Stuffed in Los Angeles and Las Vegas in July


STUFFED is one of the 18 short films selected to the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival (LABRFF), that will take place July 15 through 19 at The Academy’s Lindwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood, and The Landmark Theatre in West Los Angeles.

On July 15th festival will offer world premiere of “Open Road”, directed by Marcio Garcia, starring Andy Garcia, Camilla Belle, John Savage, Juliette Lewis, Colin Egglesfield and Christiane Torloni.

STUFFED is also officially selected to the Las Vegas Film Festival, that will take place at the beautiful Las Vegas Hilton Hotel and Casino July 19th - 22nd, 2012. Dedicated to showcasing the finest American and international cinema the world has to offer, the festival's mission is to bridge the gap between independent film audiences and filmmakers, as well as to connect emerging filmmakers with established industry professionals.

The festival offers a variety of film screenings from Oscar-winning films to world premieres, exclusive celebrity tributes and interviews, interactive panel discussions, a screenplay competition, red carpet parties, a filmmaker reception, as well as a closing night ceremony and awards. The screening of STUFFED will be held on Sunday, July 22, at 11 am - Hilton Hotel.



COISADO é um dos 18 curtas selecionados para o Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival, que acontece de 15 a 19 de julho em LA.

O festival abre com a estréia mundial do filme "Open Road", dirigido por Marcio Garcia, estrelando Andy Garcia, Camilla Belle, John Savage, Juliette Lewis, Colin Egglesfield e Christiane Torloni.

COISADO também faz parte da seleção oficial do Las Vegas Film Festival, que acontece no Las Vegas Hilton Hotel Casino de 19 a 22 de julho. Dedicado a mostrar o melhor do cinema americano e internacional, a missão do festival é fazer a ponte entre o público e os cineastas independentes, bem como conectar cineastas emergentes com profissionais estabelecidos na indústria.

O festival oferece uma variedade de exibições de filmes vencedores de Oscar a estréias mundiais, homenagens exclusivas e entrevistas com celebridades, painéis interativos, um concurso de roteiro, festas de tapete vermelho, uma recepção para cineastas, bem como cerimônia de premiação na noite de encerramento. A exibição de COISADO será realizada no domingo, 22 de julho, às 11 horas, no Hotel Hilton.

April 22, 2012

Dark Bridges screens 'Stuffed' in May

STUFFED is one of the 25 short films officially selected to the 3rd Dark Bridges Film Festival, a premiere showcase of cool independent and foreign genre films that will take place from May 3rd to 6th in Saskatoon, Canada.

The short film by Gabby Egito will precede the screening of the Australian noir award-winning feature Crawl on May 4th (Friday), 7pm, at The Broadway Theatre.

Don't miss as well the fun and quirky black comedy Some Guy Who Kills People, directed by Gabby's dear mentor Jack Perez (The Big Empty), on Sat (5th), 2:30pm, at the same venue.

Congrats to the Dark Bridges' founder John Allison and all the team that is making that great festival happen! Thank you!