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Sean Baker’s latest feature, STARLET was chosen by Sight & Sound as one of the 30 films to see at BFI London Film Festival. Quite an honor to be on this list among so many important films. http://www.bfi.org.uk/news/london-film-festival-2012-30-recommendations
Yup. You can see Martin Donovan’s debut feature on the big screen next week (October 7th) if you are in Manchester, UK. Yup, this is the very same film that David Morse won the Best Actor Award for in Karlovy Vary. And it is the same one that I developed and Executive Produced. Let me know if you go. I think you’ll dig it. And if you don’t like it, send me your receipt, and I will reimburse you!
Vanessa has been filming a documentary on US/China diplomacy, tentatively entitled “The Forty Year Engagement”. Part of it follows the former US Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman. She was just in Utah, to show Mr. Huntsman, the former Governor of Utah, where they are on the project. Suffice it to say it was a successful trip.
The local television picked up on it. Check it out:
Yes, it’s true: STARLET premiered in the USA in competition at SXSW (where it won Best Actor) , and just recently made it’s international debut in competition at Locarno (where it won the Junior Jury Award), quickly followed by Oldenburg (Germany). And it’s been getting great reviews. Music Box is set to release in the States late fall or early winter, and we have a whole long list of places you may be able to catch Starlet first. In fact there are six more prestigious fests that are to screen it that I could not list because they have yet to announce their line-ups. But check out all the places you can see it first: