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"Found Objects" to play Melbourne!

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"Found Objects" will play Westside Shorts in Melbourne, Australia on January 14, 2014 at 8p. For more info, please visit: http://www.angryproductions.org/ "Found Objects" is winner of the Best Screenplay Award at the 2013 CinemAvvenire Film Fest in Rome, Italy. The film stars British actress Jo-Anne Krupa, 5x Emmy Award winner Joey D'Auria, and Emanuele Secci, known in Italy for his fastweb spot with George Clooney and in the US for his ensemble work in the 2012 Sundance...

"Found Objects" to play Canada!

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"Found Objects", starring 5x Emmy Award winner Joey D'Auria, British actress Jo-Anne Krupa, and Emanuele Secci, known for his ensemble work in the 2012 Sundance Producer's Award-winning film "Nobody Walks", will play the Silver Wave Film Fest in Fredericton, NB, Canada November 7-10, 2013. The film was directed/produced/written by Dawn Westlake. It was shot on the Canon C300 and edited on Final Cut Pro by Brandon Bondehagen. Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs scored. F...

"Found Objects" to play Peru!

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More good news from South America for Ron de Cana Productions' "Found Objects", directed by Dawn Westlake! The film will play El Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes (FENACO) in Cusco, Peru November 13-16, 2013. This is the 13th festival acceptance for "Found Objects". The film was shot by Brandon Bondehagen on Canon's C300. It was scored by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs. For more info on the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/...

"Found Objects" to play FESANCOR in Santiago, Chile!

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"Found Objects", written and directed by Dawn Westlake, will play the Festival Internacional Chileno de Cortometrajes (FESANCOR) in Santiago, Chile October 17-24, 2013. The festival received 2,026 submissions from 41 countries. "Found Objects" was one of only 4 films accepted from the USA. The film stars British actress Jo-Anne Krupa, 5x Emmy Award-winner Joey D'Auria, and Emanuele Secci, known for his ensemble work in the 2012 Sundance Producer's Award-winner "N...

"The Martini Effect" is born!

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Ron de Cana Productions in Los Angeles is proud to announce the birth of their 15th film, "The Martini Effect", starring Emanuele Secci, Dawn Westlake, David Razowsky and Susan Messing. The film was shot on location in Los Angeles, Malibu, Barbados and Puerto Rico and features the underwater cinematography of Secci Films. Brandon Bondehagen shot the film on the Canon C300 and edited with Final Cut Pro. The music was scored by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs. "The Martini Effect&...

Found Objects

Director: Dawn Westlake.

Once upon a time, the daughter of a famous Hollywood animator fell in love with an artist with whom she thought she’d found her place in the sun…While visiting her father to tell him of this man of her dreams, she learns more about the mysterious star who burnished her father’s career. When she returns to her beloved artist’s studio, she is surprised to find she’s been cast out of his picture. But, how do you compete with the biggest star in The System: The Sun...?

Two Nominations for "Covariance" in Brazil!

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"Covariance" has been nominated for two awards by the jury of the 2012 Art Deco Film Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 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. http://www.festivalartdeco.blogspot.com/p/indicacoesnominations.html Westlake was named a Canon Platinum Filmmaker in 2002. She made "Covariance" with generous support in the camera d...

Festival #22 for "Covariance"!

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"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...

Festival #19 for "Covariance"!

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"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 ...

Two for One Ticket Deal to see "Covariance" in NYC

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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: http://startshop.scenepr.com/deals/luvfest-2 For more info on "Covariance", please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/ron...

Festival #32 for "A.L.I.C.E."!

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"A.L.I.C.E." was accepted into the Euroshorts Film Festival in Gdansk, Poland for November 21-27, 2011. This is the 32nd film festival acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E.". "A.L.I.C.E." recently was awarded Best International Short at the 2011 Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, NB, Canada. The film is repped for international sales by Fred Joubaud of Ouat Media. Please contact fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com for more info. ...

"A.L.I.C.E." director interviewed by Canadian festival

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The Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, NB, Canada interviews producer/director Dawn Westlake about her 2010 film "A.L.I.C.E." for the 2011 edition of their festival: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvwyf65t02I&feature=related ...

"A.L.I.C.E." to have its Italian premiere in Rome!

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"A.L.I.C.E." will have its Italian premiere at CinemAvvenire Film Festival in Rome from June 24-July 2, 2011. This is the 17th festival acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E.". For more infomation on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/alice/index.html World sales of "A.L.I.C.E." are handled by Ouat Media of Toronto. Please contact Fred Joubaud: fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com  ...

"Covariance" trailer is now live!

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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...

Festival #12 for "A.L.I.C.E."

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It's a big week for "A.L.I.C.E."! While we're playing at Cannes in the Short Film Corner, presented by Ouat Media, and in Laos at the Vientianale, AND in the Stortford Film Festival in the UK...We also heard about our 12th fest! It's the First Commonwealth Film Fest in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA for June 17th! Please check out their site to see our listing: http://www.jaha.org/FilmFestival/Friday2011.html (scroll down) "A.L.I.C.E." is available for broadcast intern...

Festival #9 for "A.L.I.C.E."!

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"A.L.I.C.E." has been accepted into the Stortford Film Festival in Bishop's Stortford, UK for May 21-26. It will also stream as one of the fest's Top 8 films on indieflix from May 9-23, 2011. "A.L.I.C.E." is represented for broadcast sales and will be presented at Cannes by Ouat Media. Please contact Fred Joubaud for more information on the film: fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com  ...

FINAL CUT PRO VI WORKSHOP - Charleston International Film Festival - APRIL 8-11, 2010 - AMERICAN THEATER in Downtown Charleston!

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The Charleston International Film Festival FINAL CUT PRO VI WORKSHOP - CENTER FOR THE DOCUMENTARY (April 8-11, 2010 at the American Theater in downtown Charleston)  Do you want to learn some cool new short-cuts and tips for editing with Final Cut Pro?  Could you use a little refresher?  Are you a beginner and want turn your content into a polished masterpiece?  Get your questions and ideas ready for this always packed informative and educational special event! Center for...

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