Raising Buchanan World Premiere at Phoenix Film Festival 2019

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy that Amanda Melby produced and stars in, will make its World Premiere at the 2019 Phoenix Film Festival.

Filmed in and around the greater Phoenix and Prescott, Arizona areas in 2017, the film boasts a remarkable ensemble cast of 28 speaking roles.  Bruce Dellis is the writer-director and Joe Gruberman also produced with Melby.  René Auberjonois, Amanda Melby, Cathy Shim, Robert Ben Garant, Terence Bernie Hines and M. Emmet Walsh are the main cast.

Raising Buchanan screens:

Friday, April 12 at 5:25 pm   INFO  | TICKETS

Saturday, April 13 at 11:05 am   INFO | TICKETS

Sunday, April 14 at 4:20 pm   INFO  | TICKETS

Synopsis: In suburban Phoenix, 40-year-old Ruth Kiesling is not exactly “living the dream.” She’s a donut shop employee with anger issues. Ever the opportunist and desperate for money, she “steals” the body of President James Buchanan hoping to ransom him for a nice windfall –– but she’s surprised to discover that no one seems particularly interested in getting him back.

Now in its 19th year, the Phoenix Film Festival is Arizona’s largest film festival.  Every year they host nearly 300 films, hold filmmaking seminars, parties and amazing events for over 27,000 attendees during 11 daysat the Harkins Scottsdale 101.  For more information about the Festival: http://www.phoenixfilmfestival.com/feature-films-2019

Follow Raising Buchanan online:

https://raisingbuchanan.com

https://www.instagram.com/raisingbuchanan/

https://www.facebook.com/raisingbuchananmovie/

https://www.twitter.com/raisingbuchanan

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx2PWV6runLlL133-BfpG5A?view_as=subscriber

 


OUROBOROS playing at the 2015 PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL!

Amanda Melby stars in “Ouroborous,” a sci-fi drama about a Scientist (Melby) who inadvertently discovers time-travel.  Nancy Mercurio plays the future version of Melby’s character Dr. Faye O’Neill.  Paul DeNigris wrote the script for Melby and Mercurio with student UAT Alex Broderick directing.

It screens on Saturday, March 28 at 11:15 am AND Sunday, March 29 at 4:45 pm at Harkins Scottsdale 101.

Saturday screening link

Sunday screening link

IT IS STRONGLY ADVISED TO GET TICKETS AHEAD OF TIME!

Production Stills can be seen on UAT Digital Video’s Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/UATDigitalVideo

www.AmandaMelby.com

www.PhoenixFilmFestival.com

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“KERRY AND ANGIE” PLAYING ON SHORTS TV AND SHORTS HD (DirecTV)

KERRY AND ANGIE has been selected for programming on SHORTS TV and SHORTS HD channels in Europe and the US.

It has played already on the US Channel and is also scheduled on 17 and 26 December.  www.shorts.tv

DirecTV – Channel 573For full details visit channel site here
AT&T U-Verse – Channel 1789.For full details visit channel site here

Amanda Melby directed the short film KERRY AND ANGIE.

www.AmandaMelby.com


“KERRY AND ANGIE” -AUDIENCE FAVORITE AT THURROCK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

KERRY AND ANGIE played at the Thurrock International Film Festival Friday, September 27, 2013 at 4 pm as part of the “International” Shorts program.  It was nominated for “Best International Film.”

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At the awards ceremony on Saturday, September 28, “Kerry and Angie” was awarded “Audience Favorite” award.

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Director Amanda Melby was present to accept the award.

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For more information on the festival: http://thurrockfilm.co.uk/schedule.htm#undefined

For more information on Amanda Melby: www.AmandaMelby.com


“KERRY AND ANGIE” IS AN OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE THURROCK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

 

KERRY AND ANGIE plays at the Thurrock International Film Festival Friday, September 27, 2013 at 4 pm as part of the “International” Shorts program.  It is also nominated for “Best International Film”

 

http://thurrockfilm.co.uk/schedule.htm#undefined

Thurrock International Film Festival
Thameside Theatre
Orsett Road,
Grays, Essex
RM17 5DX

 

Friday, September 27, 2013

International category screening – 4pm Thameside Theatre
The best films entered into the festival in the International category of the short film competition. (Tickets £3)
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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Awards Ceremony – 7pm Thameside Theatre
Join us as we celebrate the best short films of Thurrock International Film Festival 2013.  Winning filmmakers will be presented with trophies and prizes. (Tickets £3)
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Amanda Melby directed the short film KERRY AND ANGIE.

www.AmandaMelby.com


TWO SHORT FILMS RECOGNIZED AT IFFF

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“Path to the Presidency,” “The Science of Friendship,” AND “Got Talent,” the films from the 2012 Verve Studios Film Acting Summer Camps, were Official Selections of the International Family Film Festival at the Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA!!!  They played on Saturday, May 4, 2013.

“Path to the Presidency” was a finalist in the Best Drama category and “Got Talent?” was a finalist in the Best Comedy category.

Amanda Melby wrote and directed the films.

www.VerveStudio.net

www.AmandaMelby.com


“KERRY AND ANGIE” IS AN OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE JEROME FILM FESTIVAL

Jerome Indie Film & Music official selection

KERRY AND ANGIE plays at the Jerome Indie Film and Music Festival Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:45 pm as part of the “Love Shorts Baby!” program.

Trey Brayden Cinemahouse, aka Spook Hall

Jerome, AZ

http://jeromefilmfestival.com/

 

 

Amanda Melby directed the short film KERRY AND ANGIE.

 

www.AmandaMelby.com