As 2015 comes to a close, I reflect on the year past and update you on VM Productions activities both present and moving forward into 2016.
In development, a package of four feature-length projects. The films are scheduled to be produced and directed by myself and will include both A and B cast, please visit New projects for more details. The four films are:
and from the Dostoyevsky-LA Project:
We are currently editing: nine interviews with Cast and Crew, including a recently recorded interview with Natasha Blasick, long and short versions of each. Following on we are in the middle of editing the fine cut of the Dostoyevsky Reimagined: Behind The Scenes and the feature film, The Missing Screenwriter based on nineteen award-winning episodes/video journals.
¿Hablas Español? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? You can look forward to our feature films being translated into all the major languages covering all the major territories.
We are currently campaigning to invite true fans of our films, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, indie film, inspiring literature and arts. This is part of our preparation for our crowdfunding campaign under the fiscal sponsorship of Carole Dean and From The Heart Productions.
In April of this year, we launched a blog for Dostoyevsky-BTS. We have published 140 blogs to date. This newsletter features the latest blogs from our talented writers. Christophe, our latest vlogger is featured below. He is investigating our missing screenwriter, Robert Hurley, along with Lauren, our creative director. You can view our vlogs here, The Missing Screenwriter and Dostoyevsky Reimagined.
We are social! We look forward to seeing you at any one of our social media platforms: Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, Vimeo, RSS Feed, GoodReads, LinkedIn and YouTube. Twitter page: Dostoyevsky-BTS, Notes from the new world, Crime and punishment, LA, Robert Hurley.
Finally, also mentioned in this newsletter are invitations to Festivals and Universities. Please enjoy reading the newsletter.
Happy Holidays and wishing you a Happy New Year for 2016 from all of us here at VM Productions.
CEO, Writer, Director and Producer,
Blogger vs Vlogger: Who do you agree with?
Read Lauren's article below and watch Christophe's Vlog to make your decision. Discuss it in the Member's Forum.
by Lauren Saccone
Vlogging is no easy task; I certainly could never do it. To succeed requires a rare and complex mix of talents, skills, and personality that few people truly possess...Click here to read
Star of our films Notes from the New World and Dostoyevsky Reimagined: BTS, Natasha recently attended the Hollywood Christmas Parade. You can follow her on IMDB, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Natasha will be presenting Vlogs for us in 2016.
Vitaly Sumin has been invited to give a film presentation at Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Did you know we have a rather extensive board on Pinterest?
Last month, we announced that our film Shades of Day - Director's Cut - 2013 had been nominated for the 'Blow-Up Fest', the International Arthouse Film Festival in Chicago. Not to be outdone, Notes from the New World has been invited to participate in LANNEFF (Los Angeles Neo Noir Film Fest).Click here to read
by Lauren Saccone
It's easy to lose track of things. People, obligations, dreams... they can slip away if you don't keep an eye on them, and work to keep them in your life. In between working on promoting Dostoyevsky Reimagined: The Making of Notes from the New World and investigating the disappearance of our screenwriter Robert Hurley, I lost my focus...Click here to read
We would like to thank our fiscal sponsor Carole Dean of From the heart productions for her support and valuable advice.
We really appreciate your support in any way you can.
Tax-Deductible Donations help us to continue to create award-winning films like Shades of Day and Notes from the New World.
Layout, design and editing by Arlene Selman
The project's fiscal sponsor:
From The Heart Foundation
1455 Mandalay Beach Rd. Oxnard, CA 93035
(805) 984-0098 caroleleedean[at] gmail[dot]com
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