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Karl Dahl @ 1 Reel Bumbershoot

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Attention all Seattle-ites!  Next stop on the KARL DAHL AND THE GOLDEN CUBE world tour is the 1 REEL BUMBERSHOOT FILM FESTIVAL September 3rd-5th!

WHAT: KARL DAHL AND THE GOLDEN CUBE at the 1 REEL BUMBERSHOOT FILM FESTIVAL
WHEN:  September 4th @ Noon

WHERE: Seattle Center – 305 Harrison Street,  Seattle, WA 98109

For more screenings, check out the latest schedules HERE, and we hope to see you in Seattle!

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Karl Dahl @ Sidewalk Film Fest!

Sidewalk-Logo-smallAugust is going to be a busy month for KARL DAHL AND THE GOLDEN CUBE !  Fresh off our Hollywood premiere, we’ll jet across the country to Birmingham, Alabama for the awesome SIDEWALK FILM FEST August 26th-28th! Considering that MovieMaker Magazine has called Sidewalk one of the “Top 25 Coolest film festivals”, we really hope you can come out for the fun!

WHAT: KARL DAHL AND THE GOLDEN CUBE at the SIDEWALK FILM FEST
WHEN:  Saturday, August 27th @ 10:30am

WHERE: McWane Science Center (Rushton Theater)  – Birmingham, AL

For more screenings, check out the latest schedules HERE, and we hope you can join us in Birmingham!

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KARL DAHL AND THE GOLDEN CUBE – SCREENING SCHEDULE 2011

Hey there Karl Dahl fans! Here’s the official Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube screening schedule! Make sure to check here regularly for the latest updates:

JUNE 2011
Little Rock, Arkansas at the LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL
Screenings:
Thursday June 2nd @ 11:00am – Clinton Presidential Center
Thursday June 2nd@ 6:30pm – Riverdale Cinemas – 2600 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR 72202
Saturday June 4th @ 10:00am – Riverdale Cinemas – 2600 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR 72202

AUGUST 2011
Hollywood, California at the HOLLY SHORTS FILM FEST
Screening: Friday August 12th @ Noon – Laemmle Sunset 5 – 8000 W Sunset Blvd-Los Angeles, California 90046
(323) 848-3500

Birmingham, Alabama at the SIDEWALK FILM FEST
Screening:  Saturday August 27th @ 10:30am – McWane Science Center (Rushton Theater)

SEPTEMBER 2011
Seattle, Washington at the BUMBERSHOOT FILM FESTIVAL
Screening: September 4th @ Noon – Seattle Center

NOVEMBER 2011
Miami, Florida at the MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Screening: Sunday, November 12th @ 2PM – Miami Children’s Museum (980 Macarthur Cswy,  Miami, FL  33132-1604)
(305) 373-5437

REPLAY! Karl Dahl on the Cutting Room Floor – 5/7/2011

In case you missed me and Casey Ryan talking about Karl Dahl, indie animation, and the coolness that is the Little Rock Film Fest on this past Saturday’s Cutting Room Floor (May 7th at 11am CST), don’t you worry… you can still hear the interview in its entirety HERE! Enjoy!

The Cutting Room Floor Interview – Part 2!

Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube

Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube

Don’t forget to tune in for the next action packed episode of Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor Tomorrow, May 7th at 11am CST, where me and Casey get to go dig in on Truly Indie Animation, all things Karl Dahl, discuss the elements of cartoon comedy, and talk about the upcoming premiere of Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube at the Little Rock Film Fest in June!  Hope to see you there!

FANCY Official Selection of the Miami Short Film Fest!

Miami Beach At NightBreaking news!  Looks like FANCY gets an extended stay in Florida this fall, having just been officially selected to play as part of the Miami Short Film Festival November 13th -20th!  This is one of a very select list of heavily pro-filmmaker events that are also a blast to attend, run by William Vela, who is a great guy, and it’s in MIAMI, which is one of my favorite cities, so I can’t speak highly enough about it!  It appears that FANCY will be playing on Tuesday night, November 16th, at 6:45 PM as part of the “Bust A Move” program, and if you have the chance I ‘d love to see you come out to support the film.  So stay tuned for more info, and feel free to visit the  MSFF website below for the latest news:

http://www.miamishortfilmfestival.com

(PS- See the latest FANCY trailer and more info on the film at IMDB HERE)

“Fancy” off to Fort Lauderdale International Film Fest

FLIFF LogoWell I’m certainly doing a lot of FANCY bouncing around this Fall!  After Moondance in Colorado, Fancy will be heading to Florida for the Fort Lauderdale International Film Fest!  The FLIFFers are going all out for their 25th Anniversary this year, scheduling special events and film screenings from September 14th to November 11th, and I’m thrilled to have Fancy included in the lineup.  Fancy will play as part of “The Dating Scene” short film program, scheduled to play on Friday, October 8th 2010 @ 6PM, in the “Cinema Paradiso” Theatre.  (And if you’ve read my recent “Fave Films” post , you know just how cool a coincidence this is!)   Hope to see you there!

For more information, please visit: http://www.fliff.com/film.asp?filmID=3031&catID=9

“FANCY” coming to the Moondance Film Fest!

Moondance LogoAfter the upcoming Bumbershoot screening in Seattle, FANCY will turn east and head for the mountains – Boulder, Colorado in fact – for the Moondance International Film Festival!  FANCY will play as part of the shorts program on September 24, 2010 (8:40 pm), at the Hotel Boulderado (Aspen), 2115 Thirteenth street, Boulder, CO 80302.  I’ve heard great things aboout Moondance, so I hope you can make it out to join in the fun and help support our fancy little film…

For more information please visit: http://moondancefilmfestival.com/index.html

“FOSSE:PRELUDE” at the Big Bear Lake Film Fest

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In case you haven’t heard, my latest doc “FOSSE:PRELUDE” (featuring one of my personal heroes, dance legend ANN REINKING) is set to premeire at the Big Bear Lake Film Fest.  Filming this was by far one of my favorite filmmaking experiences, and Ann is even more amazing in person than you could possibly imagine.  The film was shot in the fall of 2009 when Ann partnered with Chicago choreographer Melissa Thodos to combine three historic Bob Fosse dances (Mexican Breakfast, Tijuana Shuffle, and Cool Hand Luke) together with original Reinking choreographic transitions as a new unified presentation called THE FOSSE TRILOGY.  The result is “FOSSE:PRELUDE”, a short documentary designed to accompany THE FOSSE TRILOGY during its performance season, and which is now making its standalone film premiere at the Big Bear Lake Film Festival (California), on September 17th – 19th, 2010.  The film is presently scheduled to play as part of the documentary shorts block on September 18th, 2010 @ 12:30 -2:30 PM, in the “Perfoming Arts Green Room”.

For the most up to date information, please visit:

http://www.bigbearlakefilmfestival.com

FANCY’s NEXT STOP – 1REEL BUMBERSHOOT FILM FEST

Hello Seattle-ites and fans of the Bumbershoot Music fest!  I just wanted to officially invite you out for the West Coast Premiere of “FANCY”, during the upcoming Bumbershoot-1Reel Film Fest’s “Love and Marriage and More…” Program, screening Saturday, September 3rd, 7pm @ the SIFF Cinema Theatre.  I’ve recently gotten to know several of the other  films screening as part of our program that night (including the Pierre Stefanos standout short “Bedfellows“), and I’m honored to have our sassy little dance film invited to play alongside such outstanding examples of indie filmmaking.  Anyhoo, I’m pretty excited by the program, and I hope you get the chance to check it out!

BTW- If you are interested in checking out the program, but don’t yet have a ticket, make sure to direct tweet me(@CKOlsenPresents) “I WANNA SEE FANCY IN SEATTLE” by Midnight, August 27th, 2010… You could win a free pair of Bumbershoot Tickets!

For more info, please visit the following links, and I hope to see you there!

http://www.siff.net/cinema/detail.aspx?id=44047&FID=205

 

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