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HawkFilme

NEW James W. Hawk filmmaker Demo Reel

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  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGDxiEouy5M I hope all is well for you.  I recently noticed that my demo reel was 6 years old so I decided it was time for a new one. The new one is a major improvement and it was good motivation for putting my latest projects in it. Here is the link to my new demo reel. Please check it out on YouTube and give it a like or a comment.at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGDxiEouy5M T Thank you Jim Hawk ...

PLUS AND MINUS CREATION is an Official Selection of the McMinnville Sci-Fi Film Festival

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbSsDOGiRE8 I hope all is well for you.  My latest animation film, PLUS AND MINUS CREATION was recently made an Official Selection for the McMinnville Sci-Fi Film Festival. This film is a GREATLY condensed history of our universe from before the Big Bang to the end of our sun;s life. It can be viewed at  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbSsDOGiRE8  Thank you  Jim Hawk   ...

AND YET IT MOVES is a selection of the ROS Film Festival

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AND YET IT MOVES, one of my animation short films has been selected to screen at the ROS Film Festival in Elche, Spain. AND YET IT MOVES is about independent thinkers and how their revolutionary thoughts are accepted or more accurately stated, not accepted. The film follows the adult life of Galileo who stated that the Sun, not the Earth was at the center of our solar system and who died under house arrest for espousing this “falsehood.” At the same time that Galileo proposed his hyp...

TWO OF MY FILMS WILL BE SCREENED AT THE FLY FILM FESTIVAL

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The FLY Film Festival is screening two of my films between 8/9 and 8/11/18. One is THE SATURN MISSION - a woman goes to Saturn to discover the truth. The other is FAILURE - future generations will remember me as the father of civilization. Here is the link to the FLY Film Festival:  https://flyfilmfestival.org/2018-fly-program/ … ...

JAMES W. HAWK - FILMMAKER AND AUTHOR TV INTERVIEW - PART 2

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Part 2 of 2: Ron Gagliardi host of "30 Minutes with Ron" interveiws James W. Hawk, an independent filmmaker & author is on IMDb at this link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8375872/reference  Please rate it.. That would be greatly appreciated. The interview can viewed on YouTube at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=araxpUcKdHQ&t=118s  Thank you ...

JAMES W. HAWK - FILMMAKER AND AUTHOR TV INTERVIEW - PART 1

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Ron Gagliardi, host of the TV series, "30 minutes with Ron"  inteviewed James W. Hawk, filmmaker and author, about his filmmaking and short story writing. It was a two part interview. Here is the link to part one:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvpbFqWZPbc&t=432s It is listed on IMDb at the link below. Please give it a rating. Thank you. Here is the IMDb link:  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8372246/reference ...

NEW EXPERIMENTAL TIME-LAPSE SHORT FILM

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I just posted an experimental time-lapse film, WINTER SHADOWS ON NEW SNOW AND WIND IN THE OLD OAK TREE. It compresses 12 hrs into 3 min and uses special effects to enhance your viewing experience. It can be viewed on Metacafe at: http://www.metacafe.com/watch/11641575/winter-shadows-on-new-snow-and-wind-in-the-old-oak-tree-20180209-mp4/   ...

HawkFilme Is A Semi-Finalist At An International Science-Fiction Film Festival

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ALEPH TO TAW – abreger, a short film by James W. Hawk was a semi-finalist at The NanoCon International Science-Fiction Film Festival this year. Here is NanoCon’s description of their event: “This year, the NanoCon Mk. IV Science-Fiction Convention began on Friday, March 24, 2017 with The NanoCon International Science-Fiction Film Festival. The annual festival accepts submissions of short-subject, science-fiction films from all over the world. This year 95...

HawkFilme Is A Semi-Finalist At An International Science-Fiction Film Festival

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ALEPH TO TAW – abreger, a short film by James W. Hawk was a semi-finalist at The NanoCon International Science-Fiction Film Festival this year. Here is NanoCon’s description of their event: “This year, the NanoCon Mk. IV Science-Fiction Convention began on Friday, March 24, 2017 with The NanoCon International Science-Fiction Film Festival. The annual festival accepts submissions of short-subject, science-fiction films from all over the world. This year 95...

Local Newspaper Chronicles Determination Of Filmmaker Hawk

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The Cheshire Herald ran a two page story about the film making determination of a local independent filmmaker, James W. Hawk. An enlarged copy of that story which is easier to read than the reproduction below can be accessed with this link:  Link to the article: (https://www.buzzfeed.com/jameswhawk/local-newspaper-chronicles-determination-of-filmma-2sm4o?utm_term=.vkVopA4Zo#.fs1vVlJRv)   The writer and editor of The Cheshire Herald, John Rook did the article in ...

251,000+ Views on MetaCafe

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My channel on MetaCafe.com has more 251,000 views. Be sure to check it out with the following link! Thank you and enjoy. http://www.metacafe.com/channels/James%20W.%20Hawk/videos/ ...

4,000+ Views on YouTube

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My Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE trailer has more than 4,000 views on YouTube which is wonderful to me, but I would like to see how high the count can go. I would appreciate it if you would go to the link below to watch it and raise the count. Please spread the word as well. Thank you.            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzGCL3Ys1Hg ...

Filmmaker and Director John Michaels gives Testimonial for James W. Hawk

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I met Filmmaker and Director John Michaels about a week ago and he gave me a testimonial for my work. Mr Michaels' testimonial states: "Jim is the most talented unknown I've ever met. His work is as close to perfect as it gets. Each frame is given so much thought that it is only a matter of time until we see his name on a commercial blockbuster.The biggest mistake you can make on your next project is by NOT hiring him." Here are Mr. Michaels film industry credits: ...

Theatrical Trailer for Ethan - director's cut is posted on filmfestival.com

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The theatrical trailer for  Ethan - director's cut has been posted on filmfestivals.com and can be viewed by going to the "Users Video" section which is located in the right hand column. ...

My DORITOS Superbowl Commercial Contest Entry

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Here is the link to the commercial I submitted to the DORITOS Superbowl commercial contest. I would be pleased to have you take a look and rate it.   https://www.youtube.com/doritos?x=us-en_submissionsphase_12437_   Here is the underlying rationale, if you care to read it: It is basically a silent movie with music. My personal project goals where, it had to be: -           Different -       &nb...

"Esquire" The power and control is just so...Intoxicating!

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Production almost completed - we need your support.    Production is scheduled to be completed this Friday, October 25 with the filming of several establishing shots and the filming of a time-lapse sequence. Everything that has been done so far is pointing to an outstanding finished product. We are just short of one third of our Kickstarter goal with 14 days to go. We would appreciate any support you can give us to get us to our goal. If we don't reach our goa...

JAN HARLAN comments on my work.

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FANTASTIC NEWS!!! Jan Harlan just gave me his approval for me to post his praise for my work on my websites. For those of you who might not be familiar with him, here are some of his film credits: Executive Producer: THE SHINING, FULL METAL JACKET, EYES WIDE SHUT, BARRY LYNDON, etc. (directed by Stanley Kubrick) Executive Producer: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (directed by Steven Spielberg). Director: STANLEY KUBRICK: A LIFE IN PICTURES, etc. Here are the links to my websites that contain his co...

Two Films are Official Selection for film festivals

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We have two films that have been chosen as Official Selections for two different film festivals. "Going Home" has been selected to be screened at the Hoboken International Film Festival. "Ethan" has been selected to screen at the Hyart Film Festival. ...

There is only one direction to go…FORWARD!

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I recently read (again) the Steven Spielberg biography by Joseph McBride. There is a passage in the book that always gets my attention. “Early in 1977, when Close Encounters was still months away from completion, George Lucas showed a rough cut of Star Wars (without John Williams’s rousing musical score) at his San Anselmo home, in northern California. The audience included executives of Twentieth Century-Fox; Gloria Katz and William Huyck, who worked on the script; and several of Lucas...

TWO OF MY FILMES ARE IN A FILM FESTIVAL OCTOBER 5 & 6

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Two of my short filmes are being screened at the Brass City Film and Music Festival in Waterbury, Connecticut this weekend. “Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE…” is being shown during the Short Block on Friday, October 5 which starts at 6:00 PM. “Ethan” is being shown during the Short Block on Saturday, October 6 which starts at 6:00 PM. You can get more details at: http://www.hawkfilme.com/ Cast & crew details for Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE… can be seen on IMDb at: http://www.imdb.com/title/...

RE-CUT AN EARLIER FILM IN B&W and “GOING HOME” WENT TO THE LHFF

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“Our World Order” is re-cut in black and white  I recently re-cut one of my first films which is now entitled “Our World Order - redux”. The primary driving factor for re-cutting it was to make it black and white which I had started a long time ago, but was re-motivated as of late by “The Artist”. But as long as I was going to do the change to monochrome, I also cleaned up a few other things and before you know it was almost a new film. The story line is unchanged, but I...

ETHAN - the theatrical trailer

WISER THAN HIS YEARS Ethan is a little boy with a big problem. Ethan's father is the source of that problem. Watch the short filme, ETHAN, to see if father and son can reconcile their differences.

TRAILER for a new short filme, "ETHAN" now on IMDb

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I just finished a trailer for my short filme, "ETHAN". Ethan is a little boy with a big problem. His father is the source of that problem. Ethan is wiser than his years and will bring that wisdom to bear in his attempted solution to the problem. See the short film, "Ethan" to see if father and son can reconcile their differences. This was not a simple project. The short filme is only five minutes long which does not provide a lot of material without giving away the fil...

TO SEE MY DEMO REEL, A TRAILER AND SOME OF MY FILMS.

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My demo reel can be viewed at:   http://www.vimeo.com/18593089  The IMDb trailer for "Aleph to Taw: Part 4" can be viewed at:  http://www.vimeo.com/17060953  Some of my short films can be viewed at:  http://www.vimeo.com/hawkfilms  My recent films have been password protected as they are rough cuts and many film festivals will not accept films that have been publically shown on the internet. You can get a glimpse of the new ones by watching...
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