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ZHON: THE ALIEN INTERVIEWS

Posted by Jean Jessup on Monday, June 11, 2012, In : Webisode 

Zhon: The Alien Interviews is a webisode about an alien from another planet named Zhon, played by Robert Linden, who shows up at a US Secret Service office hoping to be interviewed by Amanda Bella, played by Alida Holguin Gunn, a beautiful host of a spiritual TV talk show.  As a result he's kept in custody by Secret Service Agents, among them, Agent Killjoy, played by Eric Schumacher  The agents are trying to determine if he really is an alien.  They do allow Amanda Bella to interview him and...
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AUTHENTIC PRODUCTIONS BEST OF 2011 FILM SCREENING

Posted by Jean Jessup on Monday, March 19, 2012, In : Shorts 

On March 16, 2012, Authentic Productions, a local film production company, which I would call a real film collective, presented themselves to the Tucson community by holding a screening of some of their works at the Crossroads Cinema.  Their event included a red carpet photo shoot complete with professional photographers and a meet-and-greet with the cast and crew of the featured sh...


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WHAT’S UP DOCZ? 2011

Posted by Jean Jessup on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, In : Shorts 

I love a good documentary and I was excited to see 17 student documentary shorts from the U of A Junior Class of 2013 at the Loft Cinema.  I was really impressed and learned ALOT!  The choice of topics documented were awesome and many of them showcased hidden gems in Tucson.  There's incredible work coming from the class of 2013.  The U of A  School of Theater, Film and Television is producing a race of super filmmakers.  Many of them have won awards at the First Friday Shorts.

A Way With Wo...


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SWEET MISERY

Posted by Jean Jessup on Tuesday, August 30, 2011,

SWEET MISERY: a Poisoned World by JT Waldron and Cori Brackett of Sound and Fury Productions in Tucson, AZ, is an eye-opening documentary on aspartame, the most pervasive artificial sweetener in processed food and drink in the U.S.  (Aspartame is also known as the name brands, NutraSweet, and Equal.)  This film is also one of the most widely viewed documentaries on the internet and ca...
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I DREAM IN WIDESCREEN 2011

Posted by Jean Jessup on Saturday, May 21, 2011,

I DREAM IN WIDESCREEN – BFA Thesis Films from the U of A School of Theatre, Film & Television at the Fox Theater, Tucson, AZ   I have not found any of these shorts online yet.  Alex Italics, prolific local filmmaker, helped with many of the films.The University of Arizona Filmmaking program is getting a lot of recognition out in the real world as evidenced by FotoKem offering The ...


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MAGIC HOUR

Posted by Jean Jessup on Sunday, May 15, 2011,

MAGIC HOUR was the University of AZ BFA class of 2012’s student short films screening event hosted by the Loft Cinema.  The shorts had very high production values, including great lighting, cinematography and color-correction which made for easy viewing.  At this time, I’ve only been able to find one of the shorts online.

CHECKING OUT by Damon Mosier, Director & Darious Britt, Director of Photography.  This is a dark comedy short about two thugs who accidently kill their hostage and...


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Double Pre-Review of Devil's Toy and What You Need

Posted by Jean Jessup on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, In : Shorts 
Here is a link to a double review of two shorts that are on the film festival circuit as of 3/22/11.

The Devil's Toy and What You Need



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