The trailer for Ron de Cana Productions' 2012 film, "Found Objects", has just been launched. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xm3bWZEJ5BU&list=UUZX_4bVlNcS97wDb85Zp4wg&index=1&feature=plcp
The film is 11 mins. 38 seconds, and stars Jo-Anne Krupa, multiple Emmy Award-winner Joey D'Auria, Emanuele Secci (from Lena Dunham's 2012 Sundance Film Fest Award winner "Nobody Walks"), Dawn Westlake & Derek Graf.
Brandon Bondehagen was DP/Editor; 1st AC was Ezra...
"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
"A.L.I.C.E." was selected into the 29th annual Bogota International
Film Fest in Colombia for October 10-18, 2012. This is the 38th festival
acceptance for the film, and the first film of Ron de Cana's 14-film
catalog to play in Colombia.
The film stars Joey D'Auria, Dawn Westlake, Aketza Lopez and David Razowsky.
For more information and to see a trailer, please visit http://www.dawnwestlake.com
"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" was nominated Best Short Film at the 2012 Rwanda International Film Festival in Kigali last week.
is the third such nomination for the film. It received Best Film nods
at the Cape Winelands Film Fest in Capetown, South Africa in March, and
Best Digital Film and Best Actress nominations at the Art Deco Film Fest
in Sao Paulo, Brazil this month.
For more info on the film, please visit http://www.dawnwestlake.com
Principal photography on Ron de Cana Productions' 14th short film wrapped last week in Los Angeles. The new piece is called "Found Objects". It was shot with the generous support of Canon USA, Inc. on their C300 with a rig designed by cinematographer Shane Hurlbut ("Act of Valor").
"Found Objects" is written/produced/directed by Dawn Westlake. Cinematography is by Brandon Bondehagen. Location sound is provided by Amanda Beggs and Saif Parkar.
"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
"A.L.I.C.E." has been accepted into its 35th festival. The film will play the Visionaria Film Festival in Siena, Italy in the international competition from April 14-21, 2012.
"A.L.I.C.E." is represented by Ouat Media of Toronto. For more info on broadcast sales, please contact Fred Joubaud at email@example.com
For more information on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com
"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...
"Over A Cheever", a dvd compilation of four films made between 2008-2011 inspired by the life and work of celebrated American writer John Cheever, is now available for purchase at filmbaby: http://www.filmbaby.com/films/6009
The films included in the 53-min. compilation have played in over 70 international festivals and won awards in the U.S. and Canada.
The titles are:
"Project Ion" (2008/11 mins.)
"The Catalyst" (2009/13.5 mins.)
New from Ron de Cana Productions is "Over a Cheever", a compilation DVD featuring four short films made between 2008-2011, inspired by the life and work of celebrated American author John Cheever.
The 53-min. collection features the films "Project Ion" (2008), "The Catalyst" (2009), "A.L.I.C.E." (2010) and "Covariance" (2011).
The DVD will be available for purchase within the next month at: http://www.filmbaby.com
View the trai...
Great news! David Razowsky (co-star in my films "Dottie", "Project Ion",
"The Catalyst", "A.L.I.C.E." and "Covariance") was nominated for 2 INNY
Awards today! http://bit.ly/zh4Vc1
timing since we play in "Covariance" tonight in NYC at the Love
Actually Film Fest in the ShowBiz Store & Cafe, 19 W. 21st St.
For tickets to Love Actually, please visit: http://scenepr.com/events/lovefest2012/
For more info...
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
"A.L.I.C.E." was accepted to its 22nd film festival, the Portobello Film Festival in London, UK, for September 5th, 2011. Admission is free!
The film is represented by Fred Joubaud of Ouat Media. For more info, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com (click on the film can labeled "A.L.I.C.E.")
"A.L.I.C.E." will screen on July 12th at 9pm in the preliminary projections of the Milazzo Film Festival in Italy.
The film is represented for international broadcast sales by Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media. For more info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For complete information on the film: http://www.dawnwestlake.com
On June 6, 2011, Alex Radcliffe, writer for the BigStarTV Blog,
singled out "A.L.I.C.E." as an example of masterful frugality in
For more info on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com
The "Covariance" site is now live. Go directly here: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html
Or, for the full effect, go to http://www.dawnwestlake.com and click on the COVARIANCE can.
The trailer for "Covariance", a new short film from Ron de Cana Prods., Inc., is now live: http://www.vimeo.com/24801227
"Covariance" (2011/USA/13:30) features David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake. Original music is by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs (http://www.youtube.com/acousticlabs). Cinematography is by Francesco Uboldi; 2nd Unit/DIT/Editing by Brandon Bondehagen; Sound by Fred Stuben; Set Decor/Rigging by Teresa Pilar Huarte.
For more information, please visit...
"A.L.I.C.E." will screen at Porto 7 in Porto, Portugal in June 2011: http://www.porto7.com/competicao/
This is the 16th festival acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E." For more info on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com
World sales for the film are handled by Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media. Contact: email@example.com
The Behind-the-Scenes clip for "Covariance", a new short film from Ron de Cana Productions, is now available on youtube:
"Covariance" was shot in Southern California with generous support in the camera department from Canon USA, Inc.
Francesco Uboldi of Milan was the DP, and Brandon Bondehagen shot 2nd Unit. Original music was provided by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs.
The film stars David Razowsky and Dawn W...
"A.L.I.C.E." was accepted to the Flyover Film Festival in Louisville, KY, USA for June 10-12, 2011:
This is the 15th festival acceptance for the film.
For more information on "A.L.I.C.E.", please visit http://www.dawnwestlake.com (click on the "A.L.I.C.E." film can)
"A.L.I.C.E." is available for worldwide sales exclusively through Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media. Please contact: fred.joubau...