"A Warm Spell" wins big at Queens World Film Festival 2016

A Warm Spell, an Official Selection of the Queens World Film Festival and nominated for three awards - Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Narrative Short - won the big prize last night and was chosen as the best short film of the festival.

Big congrats to Toshimichi Saito, the writer/director, and the whole team!

(A Warm Spell, formerly Koharubiyori, is a short film I produced that we shot in Japan in February 2013). 

"Koharubiyori" - Audience Choice Winner!

We've been notified that Koharubiyori also won the Audience Choice Award (the favorite of all Graduate Films) at the NYU First Run Film Festival!

This is exciting news - not only do the "critics" like the film, but the people do too!

The film will screen at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles on June 5th.

More info here!

"Koharubiyori" - Wasserman Winner!

Toshi Saito's Koharubiyori - a short NYU Graduate Thesis film which I produced - has won third place in the NYU Wasserman Awards!

The film has won a cash prize and will screen at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles in June. 

Congrats to Toshi and the entire crew and cast! I'm very proud of the work we did. 

"Koharubiyori" - Wasserman Finalist and Craft Awards

Koharubiyori, my classmate Toshi Saito's NYU Grad Thesis short film - which I produced and we shot in Japan last February - is one of eight nominees for the prestigious NYU Wasserman Award. The three winning films are screened in LA and the filmmakers take industry meetings.

The film also received a number of craft commendations - Original Score, Cinematography, and a Producing craft award that Toshi and I shared! 

Info Here!