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Oscars Research…

I am leaving today for the Oldenburg Film Festival, and who knows what internet connectivity I will find, so it may be a couple of days before my next blog entry. I just wanted to let you know that the Oscars deadline as at the end of this month, and we are furiously researching tactics […]

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The Road To The Oscars

The road to the Oscars is now truly underfoot. I put out a call to my list today, to get help on this journey, and I have been overwhelmed with incredible offers of support for the film and our attempt at the awards. And the offers have come from all over the globe too! I […]

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Laemmle Letter for The Academy Arrives

Today I got the emailed letter from Laemmle theatres confirming that Gone Fishing screened in LA – this is needed for the application to the Oscars. A copy has been forwarded to AMPAS (the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) and you can read the letter here is you are interested. Now we need […]

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LA Screenings Video

Film making colleague Andrew Zinnes managed to make it to the screenings in LA this weekend, just to check them out, and he shot a very short 1 minute video, which you can watch here. We have been in touch with the Leammle guys who have told us that they will write us an official […]

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Gone Fishing Plays Hollywood Baby!

This weekend, Gone Fishing has been playing in Hollywood! I KNOW! How amazing is that. It played six showings at the Laemmle theatre on Sunset Boulevard. This was a paid for screening as part of the Oscars qualifying procedure, so we wont get any money back, and in fact it cost us $500 to put […]

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The Oscars and the BAFTA's 2008

So the Oscars 2008 have come and gone, and while all eyes have been on the big players, I have been watching the shorts. I am delighted that a film that ENTERTAINS managed to walk away with the gold statue last Sunday night. It bodes well for Gone Fishing. French film, The Mozart of Pickpockets […]

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So the drive for the Oscars begins…!

Now Gone Fishing is in the final stages of mastering, it’s time to look more closely at film festivals, hopefully some wins, and the Oscars. In order to be considered for a nomination at the Oscars, we will need to win an accredited festival… here is a long list on the Oscars site. So now […]

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