@RenegadeRptg and @StephenSeidel will be flying in from the Left Coast, and will be renegade reporting, red carpet crawling, and making moves on the Right Coast, aka the 'East'. Hope to see you there.
Here is the Press Release for May Mercy Lie's World Premiere and Best Short Film Nomination:
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MAY MERCY LIE NOMINATED FOR 2011 BEST SHORT FILM AT MOVIEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!
(MAY MERCY LIE IS A SHORT FILM ABOUT LOVE, LIFE, AND THE BOND OF BROTHERHOOD! TWO YOUNG MEN FACING A DECISION NONE OF US WOULD EVER WANT TO MAKE!)
LOS ANGELES- June 14, 2011
Stephen Seidel debuts his first self-produced, acted, and written short film May Mercy Lie at the Movieville International Film Festival. The short film was shot in California’s beautiful desert outside Los Angeles at Joshua Tree National Park. www.maymercylie.com
The short film directed by Aaron Courseault, starring Stephen Seidel and Matthew Kevin Anderson, World Premieres at Lakewood Ranch Cinemas, Theater A on June 18, 2011 at 2pm.
May Mercy Lie was inspired by true events about two lifelong friends as they struggle with their unavoidable destiny, leaving only a prayer for mercy.
Stephen Seidel is an actor/producer/and film TV reporter known for his very funny and smart interviews with Hollywood’s top celebrities and the young and hopeful generation of filmmakers who work every day to make it in ‘Tinseltown.” Stephen Seidel is a familiar voice rising ever stronger in the entertainment industry. The owner and founder of www.RenegadeReporting.com the actor/writer/producer/editor is well known interviewer with devotion for storytelling in any medium.
Stephen Seidel can be reached at Stephen@StephenSeidel.net. To arrange for an interview please call 646-373-1956. WILL BE ATTENDING MOVIEVILLE FILM FESTIVAL AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS. Stephen Seidel is a member of the board of directors of www.bringhollywoodhome.org fighting for ways to help independent filmmakers finance and produce films that make a difference.
Seidel is delighted to be a part of the historic launch of the Movieville Film Festival sponsored by Sanborn Studios and CEO Alan J. Bailey. “If we are going to keep filmmaking in America there are important bridges to be built in our entertainment industry leadership. Sanborn Studios is offering aspiring filmmakers an audience and a platform to expose their unique vision as American artists.”
BRIEF BIOS OF FILMMAKERS
Stephen Seidel has acted alongside Adrien Brody in ‘Cadillac Records’, ‘Guiding Light’, Lionsgate’s zombie thriller, ‘Rise of the Dead’, and guest hosted FOX’s ‘Don’t Forget the Lyrics’ for Mark McGrath. He is currently featured in a National Kawasaki commercial.
Aaron Courseault was nominated for a daytime Emmy in for ‘Stranger Adventures’ in 2006. He is an established music video director with over 50 videos for top acts in R&B, Hip-Hop, and Gospel. Recently, Aaron completed directing a series starring Cedric the Entertainer. He also produced and directed Sidney Portier in the short film, ‘Turmoil’. His additional credits include director of ‘First Glance’, ‘Sommore’, and ‘Motives 2’, as well as writer of Sundance’s ‘MacArthur Park’.
Matthew Kevin Anderson just finished a SyFy original film, ‘Doomsday Prophecy’, starring opposite AJ Buckley and Jewel Staite. Anderson also hosted ‘Select’ on MTV Canada, acted alongside Anna Paquin in the feature ‘Trick R’ Treat’, ‘Storm Cell’ with Mimi Rogers, ‘Hardwired’ with Cuba Gooding Jr., and appeared with Brooke Burns in ‘Trial by Fire’.
Mark Nolan (The Collector, Beverly Hills Chihuahua) composed the haunting melodies and deeply moving score. Cinematographer, Robert Morris (Poolhall Junkies) displayed magnificent artistry keeping the viewer amazingly engaged. Still photographer Anne Marie Fox, with past credits of Nickelodeon’s Gigantic and Oscar winning, ‘Precious’, did an equally impressive job. Anonymous Content’s junior producer, Eric Dickinson, was brought on board as the Production Manager, and currently has several television and film projects slated for development.