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

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OUROBOROUS PLAYING AT “PHOENIX LOVES SCI-FI” July 2

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 Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 6-9:30 pm as part of “Phoenix Loves Sci-Fi.” Tickets are $5.

DATE: Thursday, July 2, 2015
TIME: 6:00PM – 9:30 PM
LOCATION: Cronkite School of Journalism, ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus
555 S Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Tickets are $5, and proceeds benefit the Phoenix Film Foundation’s youth education program. TICKETS

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


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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MELBY HAS TRIO OF FILMS IN 2012 PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

Arizona Shorts Showcase at Phoenix Fim Festival features a Trio of Films featuring Amanda Melby

A TRIO of films that feature Amanda Melby (Kerry and Angie, Cult Status, and Covet) will be screened as part of the Arizona Showcase screening at the 2012 Phoenix Film Festival.  

Kerry and Angie, which Amanda directed, is about a recently widowed middle-aged woman who disrupts a Christening service as her sensible friend tries to reign her in.

Cult Status, features Amanda as the character “Aunt Marley” in this dark comedy with an unexpected twist.  The project was directed by Kevin Herrmann.

Covet, features Amanda as a crooked cop who tries to take down a super-natural killer.  The film was directed by 2007 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year, Paul DeNigris. 

 

PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

Arizona Shorts Showcase 

Saturday, March 31, 2012  |  

9:05 am
Single Tickets: $12 

 

FILMS:

 
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‘KERRY & ANGIE’ OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE 2012 PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

‘Kerry and Angie,’ a short film that Amanda Melby directed, is premiering at the 2012 Phoenix Film Festival as part of the Arizona Shorts Showcase.  It screens Saturday morning, March 31 at 9:05 am.

 

 

 

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PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED: ‘SMALL HAPPYS’ TO SCREEN APRIL 3

SMALL HAPPYS (Amanda plays “Lisa”) will play in the “Arizona Shorts” program at the 2011 Phoenix Film Festival on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 11:55 am and Sunday, April 3 at 11:35 am.

 

 

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‘SMALL HAPPYS’ IS AN OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE 2011 PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

‘SMALL HAPPYS’ (Amanda plays “Lisa”) is an official selection of the Phoenix Film Festival!

The 11th Annual Phoenix Film Festival is March 31-April 7, 2011 at the Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatres.

“SMALL HAPPYS” was Directed by Lee Quarrie, Written and Produced by Jean Georgianni, Produced by Joe Gruberman, DP Webb Pickersgill, Edited by Lee Ann Cone. It stars Amanda Melby, Jennifer Pflazgraff, Sally Ann Francis and Tamara McDaniel.  Aaron Seever and Kirby Soderberg round out the cast.

Full crew and cast credits can be found on imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1834880/fullcredits#cast

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