Category Archives: award winning

TACTICAL GIRLS WINS!

It’s been an incredible 2017 already for Tactical Girls, and as if the film festival wins and amazing viewership on Amazon Prime wasn’t enough, Melissa D’Agostino has won a 2017 Best Actress Canadian Screen Award for her incredible performance as Dougy!

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And, as you can expect from Melissa any time she gets her hands on a microphone, her acceptance speech brought the house down:

Canada has really been heaping the accolades onto Tactical Girls; just last month the Canada Film Fest awarded our show as the Best TV/Web Series!

The exciting Tactical Girls journey continues, with plenty more screenings coming up, including the Brazil International Film Festival, so keep it Tactical!

~M@

WHAT THE F#@K IS “TACTICAL GIRLS”?

*2017 UPDATE: You can now watch Tactical Girls on Amazon Prime: http://www.amazon.com/Hello-Kitty/dp/B01M3PBTTF/

My new comedy mini-series, “Tactical Girls” just wrapped secondary photography, and we’re closing in on our post-production goals. It’s wacky, it’s mad-cap, it’s hilariously crass and violent. If the three stooges were women who couldn’t stop swearing or breaking things, you’d have the Tactical Girls:

Wanna know more? Check out the Facebook fan page to keep up to date with news: http://www.facebook.com/TacticalGirlsTV

~M@

WRITING, DIRECTING & PRODUCING FOR SYFY IN CALGARY

*2014 UPDATE: Fallout Asylum has been retitled to “Mutant World”; that sounds more like a movie on the SyFy channel, right?

We go to lens on Fallout Asylum on Thursday, and I’ve spent the past week on location in Calgary with Nomadic Pictures, hard at work getting to a shooting script for the SyFy network.

With the reality setting in of which actor is playing which role, when they’re available and what locations we’ll have, it’s been a great process of collaborating with all the departments to be sure we’re making just the right movie for just the right tone and excitement on-screen at just the right price.

On this project so far I’ve had the chance to work along side folks from the props department on “Chronicles of Riddick”, as well as a bunch of folks who worked on Nolan’s new film, “Interstellar”, and at least two people who have worked on Power Rangers movies. Say what you will about Judi Dench acting in a Vin Diesel movie, this crew is pretty top-notch.

Keep your eyes here; there’s more to come about Fallout Asylum!

~M@

MAN OF STEEL SONG WINS AT DRAGON CON!

WINNER Silver Dragon at 2013’s DragonCon Film Festival and Official Selection at LabCab Fest 2013!

“With Marvel showing up DC at the box office, Man of Steel better make lots of money if the other members of the Justice League stand a chance of having their shot on the big screen – and the entire JLA has come out to lament the dismal future of their careers.”

A fun music video I directed that has screened and won at some exciting festivals around the world, we poke fun at Warner Brothers for dropping the ball on some of the most iconic characters in comics, all to the tune of the Crash Test Dummies’ “Superman’s Song”.

I hope you dig it!

~M@

DNE: DO NOT ERASE WINS AT DRAGON CON!

**2016 UPDATE: You can now watch D.N.E.: Do Not Erase on Amazon Prime:  http://www.amazon.com/Do-Not-Erase-Richard-Hatch/dp/B06W53GNNW/

WINNER Best Sci-Fi Dragon Con Film Fest 2012, Official Selection After Dark Film Fest 2012!

“When Brian’s graduate thesis on Time Travel costs him the love of his life, he forces himself to choose the best way to live out the rest of his days.”

Trailer:

We had some stiff competition at DragonCon, but DNE came out on top in the SciFi category! Congrats go to my awesome team including Rudy Jahchan and Nar Williams, Michele White and Richard Hatch, with Bear McCreary doing the music and Kevin Grazier producing!

Here’s a spot of coverage we got while I was down in Atlanta for the con:

I hope you dig it!

~M@