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Re: [BayAreaFilmSociety] Would you like to watch my short film titled "Mattina Presto Luce (2010)"?

From: Shilpa
Sent on: Sunday, July 31, 2011 1:30 PM
Would like to watch as well. Am an actor as well from LA now back in Bay area...

--- On Sat, 7/30/11, Farhan, Syed Raza <[address removed]> wrote:

From: Farhan, Syed Raza <[address removed]>
Subject: Re: [BayAreaFilmSociety] Would you like to watch my short film titled "Mattina Presto Luce (2010)"?
To: [address removed]
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 3:47 PM

I like to watch it. Please send ne the link. I will watch it tonight and will give an honest feedback.
On Jul 30,[masked]:10 PM, "Lee" <[address removed]> wrote:
> As you may or may not know, I spent last fall producing, filming and
> finishing a short filmed titled "Mattina Presto Luce". I wrote, produced &
> directed it, and worked with a great bunch of people along the way.
> While some of you may have seen it, it has not until now been released for
> general viewing. I kept it off the web because I had it entered into many
> festivals (it wasn't accepted by any) and I didn't want to compromise its
> eligibility. However, as of right now, its down to consideration in only two
> more festivals, and I am anxious that those who wish to watch it may now do
> so.
> I have uploaded it to YouTube, and have a private link to the movie.* If you
> want to see the movie, you must request the link from me.*
> PLEASE keep in mind that the movie is 23 minutes long. If you request the
> link, please be sure you are committed to watching the whole movie.
> *About Mattina Presto Luce (2010)*
> Written, Produced & Directed by Lee Stokes
> Starring Sonia Belliveau & William Rogue
> Produced by Sanjay Sooknanan
> Cinematography by Van Hsieh
> Music by Graham Pellettieri
> Edited by Galina Leinen
> Costume Design by Adriana Lambarri
> Production Management by Martina Smothers
> Sound by Steven Wilson
> Gaffing by Hector Aranda
> Mattina Presto Luce is an homage to early 1960's European films and
> directors, directly influenced by Michelangelo Antonioni's L'Eclisse (1962).
> My movie is more about capturing a moment in time between two people as they
> make a life altering decision than a being plot driven film.
> Using desaturated colors, spare dialog & music and keeping movement to a
> minimum, I wanted to create a pace (and space) unlike contemporary film
> making. I also am asking the viewer to slow down and rely more on their own
> observational skills than relying on me to tell them what to think or feel.
> The movie is quiet and slow and that is intended.
> If you choose to watch, I hope you like it, or at least appreciate what I
> was attempting to do. I also ask that you rate the movie, either good OR
> bad.
> Please respond if you'd like me to send the link to you!
> Thanks
> Lee Stokes
> --
> Mattina Presto Luce
> Official Trailer:
> IMDB Page:

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