Friday, May 25, 2007

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2007 San Antonio Underground Film Festival!

Location, location, location
"It's not a comeback ……it's a RETURN!" famous last words of Norma Desmond from Sunset Boulevard. ...


This ain’t Hollywood, this ain’t Sundance…it’s the San Antonio Underground Film Festival

Yes, we're back, kicking and screaming from the dead, and this year the SAUFF will premiere at two locations:

Friday June 22, 2007
12 noon – 9pm

Saturday June 23, 2007
11am – 9pm

Sunday June 24, 2007
12noon – 5pm

The Aztec Theater on the River Walk
Aztec on the River is located at:
201 E. Commerce Street
- state-of-the-art iWERKS Extreme Screen™ -


San Antonio College @ Jean Longwith Building (KSYM).
1300 San Pedro Ave
- elevated seat projection theatre with Tannoy audio system -


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"Ash Wednesday" Selected for NY Latino Film Festival

From Ricardo Mendoza (director, "Ash Wednesday: Capitulo Unos") .....

The independent film "Ash Wednesday: Capítulo Unus" will have its World Premiere at the New York International Latino Film Festival in New York City, presented by HBO.

The New York International Latino Film Festival will run from July 24-29. Calixto Chinchilla, the Executive Director of the festival stated: "This year the festival received a record number of films making this year a difficult, yet beautiful year to program."

The festival will be announcing the full lineup and schedules very soon, which will be posted at

Congratulations Ricardo!

Thursday, May 10, 2007

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Geomedia Rocks with New 3D Character Campaign

San Antonio animation powerhouse Geomedia and director Troy Davis have created a new spot for Sigma Alimentos, featuring four super-hero kids, each of whom represent the flavors and embody the beneficial powers, of a delicious new soy-based protein drink. Check out the making of the spot at GEOMEDIA.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

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"August Evening" World Premiere - LA Film Festival

Chris Eska's beautiful and lyric "August Evening" is set to premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival, June 21st-30th. Veronica Loren leads a talented cast in Chris's first feature film, shot in San Antonio and the surrounding area. Other actors in leading roles are San Antonio's Pete Castaneda, Abel Becerra, Walter Perez, Sandra Rios, Raquel Gavia, and Cesar Flores.

Friday, May 04, 2007

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False River Now on DVD

Echelon Studios has just announced acquiring worldwide distribution rights to FALSE RIVER, a 35mm feature film produced by Robert A. Nowotny (see Bob's movie review website The unique story follows three young men who have escaped from a lunatic asylum only to find that the real world is crazier than they are. Bob was born and raised in New Braunfels and now lives approximately 25 miles north of San Antonio (Bob, we claim you!). FALSE RIVER is his third independent feature. Next up is A CIRCLE ON THE CROSS, now in post production.