Articles by Jill Dale
With a career spanning over 25 years, British Independent film producer, Julia Verdin, was recognized for her executive achievement in film at the 2015 La Femme Film Festival award ceremony.
For the second year in a row, Hollywood studio illustrator, Ciara McAvoy was feted for her oil movie poster at the 45th Creativity International Print and Packaging Awards and the Davey Awards.
"The Martian's" beautiful cinematography and flawless set design couple well with MediaMation's MX-4D cinematic technology to enhance the weightlessness and overall experience once reserved for amusement park rides.
Maureen Bharoocha is among Hollywood’s hottest young directors and her most recent project, “Fatal Flip,” starring Dominique Swain (Lolita), Mike Faiola, Michael Steger (90210), Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel Air) airs on Lifetime.
Windsor Drive explores the disturbed mind of River Miller, a mentally unstable 27 year old, haunted by the death of his girlfriend, Jordana. Trapped by the voices and visions in his head, River’s world crumbles as delusions take over his reality.
After Words is a bit of cliché storyline - a middle-aged woman seeks a third-world experience as lesson in solving first-world malaise, overcome by some beautiful cinematic shots of the Costa Rican jungle and picturesque landscape shots
Written by Julia Verdin and Matt Dean, "Success in Films" is the ultimate guide for anyone who wants to know how to take control of their own destiny in the world of film by making their own movies.
Windsor Drive is a viscerally thrilling ride. Natalie Bible' brilliantly directs this epic work of stunning imagery, color and camera angles befitting of Martin Scorsese.
Hollywood has received much criticism lately for lack of equal pay for women as well as number of females in leadership and crew roles. Camillia Monet, actress, writer, producer, has not been deterred by the male dominated entertainment industry.
Inverse has an intellectually stimulating story line, so many facets to the story yet not confusing or overdone. Inverse is undeniably one of the best Indie films of 2015.
A “Woman Like Me” is a hybrid documentary that interweaves the real story of director Alex Sichel, diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2011, with the fictional story of Anna Seashell (Lili Taylor), who tries to find the glass half full.
The claustrophobic thriller “Devil May Call,” produced by Angel and Bear Productions in association with Esperanza Productions holds the appeal and suspense of conventional horror films.
Sex trafficking is becoming huge growing problem in the US and globally. Top Indie film producer, Julia Verdin, is tackling the important subject of human trafficking in her latest project, social message film “Lost Girls.”
"Odd Brodsky" is a delightful deadpan comedy which cleverly parodies the eccentricities of Hollywood, ironically through the eccentricities of the main character, Audrey
“The Class Analysis” takes a close look at racial stereotypes. Visually this film is appealing. The futuristic culmination added some opportunities for special FX makeup and editing which elevated this film’s entertainment value.
With clever dialogue and visually appealing sequences, this seemingly silly short film is actually quite enjoyable and funny - if you can get past the gore of the human stitching.
The minimal scoring creates a solemn undertone of raw emotion and tragedy of the narrative, and works with the primarily visual storytelling to create an elegant and powerful experience. Mu captures this human emotion with very little dialogue.
ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery is carrying unique and official art relating to all of the huge film releases including Disney's Frozen, Star Wars, Blade Runner, the new Peanuts feature, Cinderella, and Big Hero Six.
Jazz crooners, Lourdes Duque Baron and Ron Ellington Shy charmed a packed audience at Upstairs at Vitellos on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.
Classic circus fare feel brings a component of innocence and fun; that feeling of being care-free at the summer carnival.
Beside Still Waters is a simple, feel-good, nostalgic style film and refreshingly candid amongst the sea of highly technical, over-powering films.
While an interesting slant on a military film, Camp X-Ray is mediocre at best and may be a tough sell in several U.S. markets.
Hollows Grove is a documentary-style, thriller which relies heavily on loud and specific sound effects as well as visual FX for shock value but pacing is slow at first.
Attention to detail for the 1960s era film is especially enjoyable, from the sound of the ring of the phone to the airport furniture to vintage wardrobe. Lighting and music score enhanced the mythology; however the overall production is simple.
Top Hollywood Illustrator, Ciara McAvoy, wins prestigious Creative Design Award for "Filth, " and James McAvoy won Best Actor at the 2013 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) and Jameson Empire Awards in 2014
Honeymoon is a very good film with an incredible cast that die-hard horror movie fans will truly enjoy.
Brittany Glodean's new dance concept video is nothing short of exciting, energetic and extremely entertaining.
Lourdes Duque Baron and Aleigh O'Sullivan deliver mesmerizing performances at the Hope For The World Foundation Concert at the Gibson Showcase Center in Beverly Hills.
Mood Indigo creates a wonderfully surreal and creative world that is easy with which to become immersed.
At the age of 67, Filipino crooner, Lourdes Duque Baron, released her debut CD called “Feeling Good At Any Age” at a red carpet event attended by music’s elite.
A young couple struggles to break free of the restricted world they've created together.
Former Nickelodeon star and celebrity, Daniel Curtis Lee, has teamed up with singing sensation, Diana Salangina on a unique new song just released to Billboard called "Meteor Shower"
Forced to choose between leaving the United States and leaving each other, Richard and Tony persevere as they are forced to endure humiliating tribulations and the vicissitudes of electoral politics.
At first glance, Proxy is a well-made psychological thriller that will keep the audience on the edge of its seat. Unfortunately, Proxy falters.
In the spotlight, tween music sensation, Angel Berry, releases “Spoken Word” debut EP
Behind the magic of film illustrations - Hollywood Illustrator/Poster Artist, Ciara McAvoy.
The Up In Arms Teen Comedy troupe hosted a fundraiser for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to raise money for the Pediatric Spinal Deformity Endowment.
Brittany Glodean, aka BGlo, made her concert debut at the Whisky A Go Go with fellow solo artist, Anthuhny on November 26, 2013.
Let the music play! Barry White’s granddaughter, Brittany Glodean is paving
her own way as the next generation of pop music.
Two Jacks includes an all-star cast headlined by Danny Huston and Sienna Miller. Produced by Rough Diamond Productions, this feature is a fast-paced, glamorous and romantic vision of Tinseltown – old Hollywood glamor meets modern day La La land.
Infectious energy levels and irresistible uptempo hooks and beat, this Pop/EDM duo, Pink Diamonds, releases an EP perfect for top 40 radio