The film will screen and be judged during the 20th American Black Film Festival which is held in Miami, Florida this year! They will award a grand prize of $10,000 to one filmmaker and all finalists will have the opportunity to have their entries licensed by HBO for exhibition on the HBO service, HBO Go, and HBO Now.
We are beyond thrilled and honored to be part of such an amazing competition and opportunity! Check out the ABFF website for festival and ticket information!
Thank you so much for all the amazing support and know that none of this is possible without you. We are eternally grateful.
Celebrating the art of cinema in the home of the Harlem Renaissance, The Harlem International Film Festival (Hi) inspires and entertains by honoring dynamic films by anyone about anything under the sun. Conceived from the belief that we all have unique experiences and perspectives to share, the Festival actively seeks and exhibits fresh work. The board of advisors include Susan Sarandon, Keith David, and Eve Ensler!
We are thrilled to be included in such an amazing festival! If you're in the area next weekend, be sure to check it out!
Saturday, May 6th at MIST Harlem 46 W. 116th St., New York, NY 10026
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! For all of your continued support! Cheers!
NEWS! NEWS! NEWS! Amelia's Closet is an Official Selection of the 2017 Women and Minorities in Media Film Festival (WAMM FEST) hosted by Towson University! Having such a diverse group of talented filmmakers on the team, we are thrilled to be part of this festival and part of the on going efforts to bring visibility to marginalized communities and their stories!
We will let you know when tickets become available! Until then, feel free to check out their site for more information at http://wammtu.com/
We are so thrilled to be part of this amazing festival and want to thank everyone who continues to support the film! Thank you so much!
For more information about the festival, check out the TIFF website here and let us know if you plan on attending! Cheers to the Amelia's Closet Team! Woot! Woot! ----- TIFF Kids International Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary as one of the world’s most important cinematic events for film lovers aged 3 to 13. TIFF Kids has helped inspire and empower tens of thousands of children through the discovery of filmmaking and animation.
Tina (Parent) and Riley (10) - "This was our favorite movie! We love the message!" Sarah - "Awesome movie! Great job ladies!" Kayla (11) - "That girl is me!" Caylee (12) - "I want to see it again." Taylor (9) - "This was my favorite!" Adi (festival programmer) - "I really love this film. I'm excited for everyone to see it!"
AMELIA'S CLOSET is featured within the Girls' POV block which includes several awesome films about girls including the Oscar winning short SING - so it's in good company! Let us know if you're planning on checking out the movie which will be playing at the Scandinavia House in NY every Saturday until March 18th http://nyicff.org/tickets/?event_id=7173125
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) sponsors the annual Verna Fields Award for Student Sound Editing, which recognizes high-quality and imaginative sound editing in student film and video projects. The sound editing crews from nominated student projects will be invited to attend the Golden Reel Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles, California where the winners are announced. Congratulations soundies on this amazing accomplishment and thank you for bringing your brilliant talent to the film! Cheers!
I'm so excited for us all and can't wait see the film on the big screen for its festival world premiere! Thank you so much for the support! It means the world! And if you plan on going to the festival, please let us know and we'll see you there!
P.S - Check out the website here to get more information on the festival and this year's line up! Until then, I'll include a little blurb below! Cheers to us! --- During four weekends in the month of March, the Festival invites families to explore the world without leaving NYC — and over 25,000 parents, children, and filmmakers are treated to the best new films for ages 3-18 at venues throughout NYC. Each year, we scour the globe to present a highly selective slate of the best animation, live action, documentary, and experimental film from over 2,500 international submissions.
HELLO TEAM AMELIA'S CLOSET! We said if we had big news, we'd share and here it is! Amelia's Closet has made it as a finalist in the Student Academy Awards! This means of the 7 films in our narrative category, they will award up to 3 films medals (gold, silver, and bronze).
Although we await to know if we are medalists, making it to the finals is such an amazing honor! We are so proud of this team and every single person who brought their support and talent to this film! Having your support throughout this film is special and an honor in it's own right! Thank you so much! If there is more to share, we surely will! Until then... LET'S CELEBRATE!!! CONGRATS EVERYONE!! P.S. You can check out the announcement here with all the finalists! --> http://www.oscars.org/news/2016-student-academy-awards-finalists-announced
Amelia's Closet has been selected as a semi-finalist for the 43rd Student Academy Awards!
Although we are still waiting to hear if we make it to the finals, making it as a semi-finalist is a great honor and places Amelia's Closet is in the top 5% of all the films submitted to the Academy! Woo hoo!
If we get more news to share, we surely will! Until then, LET'S CELEBRATE THIS AMAZING ACCOMPLISHMENT!