04th May2023

‘The Cost’ Review

by James Rodrigues

Stars: Nicole Pastor, Jordan Fraser-Trumble, Damon Hunter, Kevin Dee, Clayton Watson, Nadia Fragnito, Mark Redpath | Written by Matthew Holmes, Gregory Moss | Directed by Matthew Holmes A voicemail message opens director Matthew Holmes’ film The Cost, as Stephanie (Nicole Pastor) leaves a message for her husband apologising for an argument while asking to be […]

20th Oct2021

‘Grave Intentions’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Joy Vandervort-Cobb, Beth Grant, Sharon Lawrence, Peter S. Beagle, Robert Forster, Kevin Dee, Charly Thorn, Lukas Hassel, Lucas Oktay, Christopher Morson, Johanah Basanta, Astarte Abraham | Directed by Brian and Jocelyn Rish, Gabriel Olson, Matthew Richards, Jaime Snyder, Lukas Hassel, Brian Patrick Lim The new anthology film Grave Intentions bears a 2021 date, which […]

05th Apr2013

First Time Fest – Closing Night Ceremony Report

by Catherina Gioino

The final installment of the First Time Fest… The First Time Fest’s closing night was held on March 4th. Hosted by Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn (The Exorcist), the Players Club lit up with flashes of cameras and smiles of the first time filmmakers anxiously awaiting whose film will win the grand prize- the chance […]

16th Mar2013

First Time Fest – Supporting New Filmmakers and Honouring Esteemed Directors

by Catherina Gioino

The First Time Fest was created by Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward as a way to showcase new upcoming filmmakers and their works, and to get them a head start in their industry. The festival occurred on March 1st to 4th at The Players Club in New York, which was a club started by some well-known writers […]