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Bedeviled to premiere at Screamfest!

Bedeviled will make its world premiere at Screamfest in LA on October 22.  More info and tickets here.

Voltage sparks with supernatural thriller ‘Bedeviled’

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Voltage Pictures is at the EFM talking up Bedeviled, a new supernatural thriller from The Vang Brothers.

President of international sales John Fremes and his team will present footage to Berlin buyers of the story about a seemingly harmless Siri-like app that manipulates the deepest fears of users to literally scare them to death.

Saxon Sharbino of the Poltergeist remake stars alongside Brandon Soo Hoo, Mitchell Edwards, Jordan Essoe, Carson Boatman, Victory Van Tuyl, and Alexis G. Zall.

Kirk Roos, Cheng Yang and Leng Yang produce the film and Stephen Stanley, Brad Brizendine and Scott P. Barlow are the executive producers.

 

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New Project “BeDeviled” Announced on Deadline!

From Deadline.com. Click here for the full story.

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Abel and Burlee Vang, who won the Nicholl Fellowship in 2011 for their Hmong/CIA secret wars screenplay The Tiger’s Child, are in production on their first feature directorial collaboration Bedeviled, a horror film which is described as a cross between Spike Jonze’s Her and Stephen King’s It. 

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“Spark” Is In At Carmel Film Fest

I can’t imagine anywhere better to be in October than Carmel – and Spark will be playing this year’s fest! Stay tuned for schedule updates.

Interview with Filmback podcast!

I had the great pleasure of recording an episode of Filmback TV.  I met Claire when my short premiered at Macon Film Festival and was able to catch up with her later and discuss my filmmaking, my time in the industry, and advice for people just starting out on their creative journeys.  Check it out here (link to the podcast at bottom of page).

“Spark” to play LA Short Film Fest

I’m very excited to bring Spark to the LA Short Film Fest.   It’s my third time bringing a film here and it’s always a wonderful experience.   More info on the program is here and if you’re in LA I’d love to see you there!

This Is Not A Club to premiere at Newport Beach Film Festival

I couldn’t be more proud that This Is Not A Club will make its festival premiere at Newport Beach Film Fest!   The doc features Chris Pine narrating and tells the story of an amazing group of young people competing in high school Speech Club (also known as Forensics to those of you back home in the South).   Here’s a clip from the film:

This is Not a Club: Clip 1 from Ari Levinson on Vimeo.

Chris Pine To Narrate ‘This Is Not A Club’

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From Deadline: Star Treks Chris Pine is beaming his voice into high school debate documentary This Is Not A Club, the coming-of-age film about high schoolers performing in two-person speech competitions leading up to the annual National Speech and Debate tournament in Las Vegas.

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New Stills from “Spark”!

Ben realizes the robot is sneaking up on him

We’re nearing a rough cut on the film.  Click here for an update from Kickstarter with stills from the shoot:

 

LA Shorts Fest 2013 Jury Announced

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I’m excited to serve as a juror, and feel like I’m in fine company!

From LA Shorts, the 2013 Jury:

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Derek Connolly | Screenwriter
Derek Connolly is currently writing Second Act for Alexander Payne’s company Ad Hominem and Fox Searchlight, which is his first solo project since winning the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay and the Sundance Film Festival Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award for Safety Not Guaranteed.  The film was released by FilmDistrict.   Derek is also co-writing Jurassic Park 4 with Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures.   He co-wrote Intelligent Life for Big Beach Films, and also co-wrote Flight of the Navigator and Hank with Colin, both at Disney.  He spent a year writing for Pixar in the Bay Area before moving back to Los Angeles.  Derek grew up in Miami before attending film school at NYU.

Stephen Stanley | Ketchup Enterainment
Stephen Stanley has a broad background in independent film finance and distribution. He is currently Head of Acquisitions at US Distributor Ketchup Entertainment, where he has overseen the development of the company’s initial slate.   Prior to joining Ketchup, he spent five years at The Gersh Agency working within Gersh’s Film Finance and Distribution division, where he assisted in the sale of a diverse array of titles and helped to package and structure multiple features.  Stephen received an MFA in Film and Television Production from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2007.
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