5/4/09

CITY ISLAND: THE MORNING AFTER



Above, click to enlarge and then scroll down past the mention of Jerry Herman's honorary Tony Award and see the New York Times mention of our winning the Audience Award, published in the "Grey Lady" this morning. If something happens and it isn't mentioned in the New York Times, then it probably isn't real. Hence our delight at this mention...

Click here to read the beknighted Peter Knegt of Indiewire (the ultimate source for Indie film information) and his attempt to explain his failure to have predicted our win--he blames Tribeca's tracking system and indicates that we "benefitted" from our three late screenings, though we had already had three screenings by the time Thursday night rolled around.



Thanks to you, my friends and readership, we packed the screenings and created a buzz that was clearly helpful in our attracting enough attention and interest to help take our movie to the top of the festival. And don't think that I'll stop asking for your help! Putting this movie out--and it looks fairly promising at this point that we will attract a distributor--will take a major grass-roots effort via the web. And since you guys were here first, starting back last summer when we followed the making of the film together, logic (or illogic) concludes that you'll be the first...for me to ask for more help from. Oh, well. Or as Jan McLaughlin has taken to saying: "Jeepers Creepers". Below is the Variety mention of the win.



Thanks for the many comments on yesterday's post, including links to more reviews and articles. For today's video post, click here and you'll see the NewYork1 segment from the premiere, featuring interviews with all of us on the red carpet, yammering away about "City Island". Enjoy...



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9 comments:

  1. Loved the video!! I think it's so cool that your movie is going to increase real estate values in City Island! You are truly a genius! :)

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  2. Two thumbs up...and the ride continues lol lol

    Go City Island!

    xoxo

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  3. Marianna,,,,just wait until you
    see this movie.You have been following it very much.I know that
    you will be the first in line when
    it gets to Greece. I saw it
    yesterday with much pleasure.You
    have to get some kind of campaign
    going in your country.Have a nice
    heebie geebie what ever that could
    mean....

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  4. Someone sent me this link to some Behind the scenes pics of City Island. Good Lord Steven S is Hot LOL!

    I so want to see this movie!!

    http://film.interia.pl/galerie/filmgaleria/na-planie-filmu-city-island/zdjecie/duze,852722,1

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  5. Raymond - this is on You Tube. Not sure if this is the ending of the movie, since I have not seen it, but would you want this posted on You Tube?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgwZ6ok6nZs&feature=related

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  6. Congrats man. I hope people outside of the circuits circles catch wind of this film. You guys deserve more recognition, but, alas, enjoy the Tribeca victory !

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  7. Raymond when you have time, can you let us know when the general public might be able to see this movie? Would it be a year from now?

    I can't wait that long lol.

    Thanks!

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  8. Finally back on the grid and able to watch this clip. So good to see everyone looking well and in "City Island" mode. 'Jeepers creepers' indeed. You're on a ROLL.

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