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

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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

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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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MELBY ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION FROM IFP/PHOENIX AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Amanda announces resignation as Executive Director of IFP Phoenix.

After six years at the helm, she steps down after the 2011 Phoenix Film Festival to focus on family, acting. Webb Pickersgill to assume role. http://www.ifpphx.org/about/history/.

 

 

 

 

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‘COCKTAIL WIZARD’ TO PLAY PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

COCKTAIL WIZARD to play the Phoenix Film Festival
Screens as a part of the Arizona Shorts B program Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10:http://phoenix.bside.com/2010/films/cocktailwizard_phoenix2010. The Phoenix Film Festival is held at the Harkins at the Scottsdale/101 on Mayo Blvd in Phoenix.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MELBY: 2008

December 5, 2008
FEATURE FILM ‘JAKE’S CORNER’ PLAYS LOS ANGELES
JAKE’S CORNER, writed and directed by Jeff Santo, will play for one week at a beautiful new independent theatre in downtown Los Angeles from December 10 – 16, 2008.  Amanda Melby plays “Kari.” Downtown Independent Theatre, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, California 90012
Ticket prices: EVENING: $10, STUDENTS, SENIORS: $7, MATINEE: 2pm & 4pm: $6, DOWNTOWN LOCALS: $5

November 15, 2008
FEATURE FILM ‘JAKE’S CORNER’ PLAYS CHICAGO, DELAWARE & FLORIDA
JAKE’S CORNER, writed and directed by Jeff Santo, plays three cites in November.  Amanda Melby plays “Kari.”
NOVEMBER 16
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE
THEATRE N at NEMOURS, 11th & Tatnall Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
Info only: (302) 658-6070
Tickets: (302) 571-4699
http://www.theatren.org/
For online tickets: http://www.shopcityfest.ci.wilmington.de.us/

NOVEMBER 22 & 23
LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA
Stonzek Black Box Theatre at the Lake Worth Playhouse, 709 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, Florida 33460
For Show Times (HotLine) Phone :  561-296-9382
Box Office:  561-586-6410

NOVEMBER 22 & 23
CHICAGO, IL
Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave.
Contact Number: 773-871-6607 (For ticket Info)

September 5, 2008
FEATURE FILM ‘JAKE’S CORNER’ PLAYS ACROSS ARIZONA: OPENS SEPTEMBER 5
JAKE’S CORNER, writed and directed by Jeff Santo, will open at Harkins Theaters across Arizona September 5, 2008. Theatres include: Scottsdale 101 Capri, Nor Terra 14, SanTan 16, Superstitious Springs 25, Chandler Fashion Center 20, North Valley 16, Arizona Mills 24, Arrowhead Fountains 18, Gateway Pavilions 18 and Tucson Spectrum 18.

Amanda plays ‘Kari’ opposite star Richard Tyson. Dianne Ladd, Danny Trejo and BJ Thomas also star. Click hereto see pictures from the shoot.

September, 2008
FEATURE FILM NETHERBEAST, INC. opens at Harkins Valley Art Theatre in Arizona September 12, 2008
Valley Art: 505 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281. www.Netherbeast.com AMANDA MELBY featured as Hazel von Borscht.  Film stars Darrell Hammond, Steve Burns, Dave Foley, Judd Nelson, Robert Wagner and Amy Davidson.

August 22, 2008
AMANDA MELBY DEBUTS ON NATIONAL CABLE WITH S.I.S. ON SPIKE TV – 10 pm ET/PT AUGUST 24

Tune in to Spike TV this Sunday, August 24, 2008 to see AMANDA MELBY as Dorri (Co-star) – the jewelry store owner – in the 2-hour movie S.I.S. – it’s her national cable debut!. 
Sunday, August 24, 2008 – 10 pm ET/PT. Check local listings at: www.spike.comS.I.S. is an original HD movie about a covert unit of the L.A.P.D., from executive producer/writer/director John Herzfeld (15 Minutes & Two Days in the Valley). http://www.spike.com/blog/spike-tv-original/67219

April 27, 2008
AMANDA MELBY HONORED WITH 2008 ‘LAYNE’ AWARD

On April 27, the Arizona Entertainment Alliance awarded Amanda Melby the 5th Annual Layne award for her dedication and work in the Entertainment Industry in Arizona.  The award is named after legendary Phoenix actor and teacher Elayne Stein.  The award has previously been given to Max McQueen (Tribune Entertainment Reporter – 2004), Sandy Elias (teacher and actor – 2005), Don Livesay (SAG Representative for 30 years in AZ – 2006), and CJ Smith (CJS Studios in Avondale – 2007).  The Layne was presented to Ms. Melby at Suite 301 in Tempe as a part of Elayne Stein’s 85th Surprise Birthday party.
Read the full Press Release (pdf)
Photo 1: “Gay Gilbert, Arizona Entertainment Alliance (far left), Preston Hill (emcee) and Elayne Stein (far right) present Amanda Melby (second from right) with the 2008 Layne Award for her dedication and commitment to the Entertainment Industry.”   Photo Credit: David Crisalli.
Photo 2: “Gay Gilbert, Arizona Entertainment Alliance (middle), and Elayne Stein (left) are all smiles with honoree Amanda Melby (right) and her 2008 Layne Award for her dedication and commitment to the Entertainment Industry.” Photo Credit: David Crisalli.
Photo 3: “Elayne Stein, award namesake (left) and Amanda Melby, award recipient, are all smiles as they celebrate Ms. Stein’s 85th Birthday and Ms. Melby’s 2008 Layne Award for her dedication and commitment to the Entertainment Industry.” Photo Credit: David Crisalli.

April 24, 2008
‘COLLECTED STORIES’ GETS RAVE REVIEW FROM PHOENIX NEW TIMES

“As Lisa, Amanda Melby begins her performance breathlessly and winds it up with grace and dignity; hers is a strikingly accurate portrayal of this woman’s journey from callow youth to sophisticated young adulthood. ” – Robrt L. Pela
Read the entire GLOWING review from Robrt L. Pela of the New Times!
Remaining performances are April 24, 25, 26 at 7:30 pm and April 27 at 2 pm at Theatre Artists Studio in Scottsdale. COLLECTED STORIES stars Amanda Melby and Patti Davis-Suarez is directed by Judy Rollings.Download the flier.

April 14, 2008
AMANDA TO STAR IN ‘COLLECTED STORIES’ APRIL 18-27, 2008

The conflict between the established artist and the adulatory fan who becomes a protégé, disciple, colleague and friend – and ultimately threatening rival – resurfaces in Collected Stories, which confronts a prominent short-story writer with her student in six scenes covering six years.  Winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best New Play in 1998. Performances are April 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 at 7:30 pm and April 20 and 27 at 2 pm atTheatre Artists Studio in Scottsdale. COLLECTED STORIES stars Amanda Melby and Patti Davis-Suarez is directed by Judy Rollings. Download the flier.

March 5, 2008
AMANDA BOOKS PRINT JOB FOR NATIONWIDE INSURANCE’ 

Amanda booked a print campaign for Nationwide Insurance that shoots March 5, 2008.

February 24, 2008
AMANDA BOOKS ROLE OF DORRI in SPIKE TV PILOT ‘S.I.S.’ 

Amanda Melby booked the role of Dorri, the jewlery store owner in the Spike TV two-hour pilot S.I.S. She shot her scenes on February 24 alongside start Domenick Lombardozzi (Vic) and Dustin James (Bowen). John Herzfeld is the writer/director. imdb page

February 24, 2008
‘KISSING’ PRESS 

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KISSING review by Kerry Lengel in Arizona Republic.jpg | html
KISSING review by Azcentral.com onlline member: .pdf | html
Theatre Artists Studio KISSING stars Amanda Melby, Bob Sorenson, Maureen Dias and Christian Miller, was directed by Jere Hodgin and was written by Robert Caisley.

February 8, 2008
AMANDA TO APPEAR IN WORLD PREMIERE OF ‘KISSING’

When is a kiss just a kiss? Sometimes. But sometimes, a kiss is so passionate, so exciting, and so momentous, that it can turn your whole world upside down. The play centers around two couples (Sam and Helen, Andrew and Tess) whose lives are connected and complicated by a single, earth-shattering, fate-changing act of osculation – a stolen kiss. KISSING is a play about the choices we make when passion and guilt suddenly enter our lives in equal measure. Performances are February 21, 22, 24, 28, 29 and March 1 at 7:30 pm and February 23 and March 1 at 2 pm at Theatre Artists Studio in Scottsdale. KISSING stars Amanda Melby, Bob Sorenson, Maureen Dias and Christian Miller, is directed by Jere Hodgin and was written by Robert Caisley. Download the flier.

February 3, 2008
FEATURE FILM ‘JAKE’S CORNER’ SELECTED FOR SEDONA FILM FESTIVAL
JAKE’S CORNER, writed and directed by Jeff Santo, will premiere at the Sedona Film Festival Friday, February 29, 2008 with a second screening on Saturday, March 1. Amanda plays ‘Kari’ opposite star Richard Tyson. Click here to see pictures from the shoot.

January 31, 2008
WORLD PREMIERE OF ‘RIDING TO BETHLEHEM’ OPENS

If you lose your sense of humor, can you find it at Lost and Found? What do you do when you realize it really isn’t a nice day for a white wedding? And is it possible that even Mary the Mother of God had problems? The journey is everything. Wendy Myers’s play is of Portraits of Women You Know. Performances are January 31, February 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm and February 3 at 2 pm at Theatre Artists Studio in Scottsdale. Download the flier.

 

 

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