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"Covariance" received its 25th festival acceptance today from the
38th annual Filmets: Badalona International Film Fest in Spain (near
Barcelona) for November 16-25, 2012.
This is a special festival
for filmmaker Dawn Westlake as she was an exchange student in Barcelona
in 1980, and she considers Catalunya to be a second home.
For more information on "Covariance", please consult http://www.dawnwestlake.com
"Covariance" received its 24th festival acceptance from the 63rd
annual Mostra Internazionale di Film in Montecatini, Italy for October
The film stars David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake.
Cinematography was by Francesco Uboldi. Editing by Brandon Bondehagen.
Original music was provided by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs. The
film has so far received three nominations for Best Film at festivals in
South Africa, Brazil and Rwanda, and a nomination of Best Act...
"Covariance" will play the Portobello Film Festival in London,
England on Sat., Sept. 8th, 2012. This is the 23rd festival acceptance
for the film.
Portobello Film Festival is held at Westbourne Studios in London, and admission is free to all people over 18 years of age.
For more info, please consult http://www.portobellofilmfestival.com
For more info on the film, and to see a trailer: http://www.dawnwestlake.com
"Covariance" has been nominated for two awards by the jury of the 2012 Art Deco Film Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
13.5-minute film which explores the fantasies of two gambling addicts
has garnered nods as Best Digital Capture Film and Best Actress for Dawn
Westlake was named a Canon Platinum Filmmaker in 2002. She made
"Covariance" with generous support in the camera d...
"Covariance" (2011/USA/13.5 mins.) received its 22nd film festival acceptance from Sao Paulo, Brazil for the Art Deco Film Festival, July 2-21, 2012.
The film stars David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake. Cinematography is by Francesco Uboldi. 2nd Unit/DIT/Editing by Brandon Bondehagen. The film was generously supported in the camera department by Canon USA, Inc. and was shot on three Canon 5D Mark IIs.
For more info and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com...
Eregli Uluslar Kisa Film Festival in Konya, Turkey will screen both "Covariance" (2011) and "A.L.I.C.E."(2010) in their festival, 13-15 July 2012.
Both films were made with the generous support in the camera department from Canon USA, Inc. and were shot entirely on location on the Canon 5D Mark II.
For more information about the films and to see trailers, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com
"Covariance" will screen in the main competition of Porto7
International Short Film Festival of Oporto, Portugal from June 13-17,
This is the 20th festival acceptance for the film.
Ron de Cana Productions began its short film production career in Porto (and environs) in 2000 with "Mini Driver Project".
For more information of Ron de Cana's films, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com
"Covariance" will screen in the Video on the Beach section of the Kino Otok Isola Cinema Festival in Isola (and later Ljubljana), Slovenia from May 30-June 6, 2012.
This is the 19th festival acceptance for the film, which has now played on 5 continents.
For more information, and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html
Here we are in the Official Selection list for CinemAvvenire in Rome...and seemingly, we're the only American film accepted: http://www.cinemavvenire.it/attivita/3-cinemavvenire-video-festival-la-selezione-ufficiale
For more info on "Covariance", and to see a trailer: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html
"Covariance" received invitations to 5 more festivals this week!
The film will screen for at least 3,000 people at the Bushfire Film Festival in Malkerns, Swaziland at the end of May.
From June 1-17, it screens with CinemAvvenire in Rome, Italy.
It continues a tour of Italy with Cinema da Mare Film Fest from July to September.
At the end of September, the film has its Greek premiere at the Patras International Film Festival in Patras City.
The final invita...
"Covariance" will be presented in the Festival de Cine de Lanzarote from the 9th-16th of April in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain.
This is the 11th festival acceptance for "Covariance".
For more info about the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html
"Covariance" was nominated Best International Short Film at the Cape Winelands Film Festival Awards Gala held at Oude Libertas amphitheatre in Stellenbosch, South Africa on March 24, 2012.
Out of the 59 short films presented between March 14-24, the five nominated were "41 Days" by Ahmed Aziz of Egypt, "Night Visit" by Piotr Chrzan of Poland, "Siggil" by Remi Mazet of France, "1937" by Svetozar Golovlev of Russia, and "Covariance&quo...
SCENEPR is offering a special "two for one" ticket deal to their 5th Annual Love Actually Film Festival in NYC on 2/14, Valentine's Day. Featured in the line up of short films is Ron de Cana Productions' 2011 film, "Covariance". The show unspools promptly at 7:30pm.
To take advantage of this special offer, please visit:
For more info on "Covariance", please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/ron...
SCENEPR in NYC will present "Covariance" in their Love Actually Film Festival on Valentine's Day (February 14, 2012) and will give it a sneak preview at the ShowBiz Cafe in NYC at 19 West 21st Street on January 26th. Click here for more info: http://scenepr.com/events/lovefest2012/
"Covariance" has now been invited to screen in 9 festivals on 5 continents. The film was made with the generous support in the camera dept. by Canon USA, Inc.
For more info, please vis...
"Covariance" has been accepted into the 12th Annual Independent Days Film Festival in Karlsruhe, Germany for May 2012.
This is the 7th festival acceptance for the film.
For more info and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com
The second part of my interview with George Pappy, on marketing and distributing his film "Few Options":
"Covariance" will play the 5th annual Cape Winelands Film Festival in Capetown, South Africa, March 14-24, 2012. This is the sixth festival acceptance for "Covariance" and its second play date in Africa.
For more information on the film, including a trailer and behind-the-scenes video, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html
"Covariance" will play in the Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Cusco on November 19th, 2011 in Sala Banderas in the Palacio Municipal of Cusco. The film was written, produced and directed by Dawn Westlake. Westlake's 2010 film "A.L.I.C.E." was also accepted to the festival and will screen there on November 17th.
For more info on "Covariance" and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index...
"Covariance" was accepted into the F_AQ Festival del Cinema dell'Aquila in L'Aquila, Italy for November 23-26, 2011. This is the fourth festival acceptance for "Covariance" on three continents.
For more info on the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html
"Covariance" has been accepted to its third festival on three continents. The film will play at the Valpolicella Film Festival in San Pietro in Cariano, Italy from December 1-3, 2011. "Covariance" is the only US film in competition. Since its release, "Covariance" has also been invited to fests in Australia and Africa.
For more information on the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index...
"Covariance" will play the Zimbabwe Int'l Film Festival in Harare
between Sept. 30th-October 7th, 2011. This is the film's 2nd festival
acceptance in as many continents! (Its first fest was Comfortable
Shorts, Melbourne, Australia on Sept. 20th.)
For more information on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html
A very rare Second City pilot starring David Razowsky of "Covariance" has just been released by the Second City vault. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awMjN-x_kBE
Shot in 1993 in Chicago, the 46-min. gem also features Steve Carell of NBC's "The Office" and films "Little Miss Sunshine" and "The Forty-Year-Old Virgin".
To see a trailer of "Covariance", please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/med...
: Dawn Westlake.
Russell and Genevieve fall in together at the racetrack, but their circuitous journey leads them further and further from home.
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