10/9 - "...SCHERMANN SONG" IN
How Do You Write a Joe Schermann Song? will finally have
its New York premiere on Thursday, November 1st at Landmark's
Cinema. Tickets are going very quickly, but can still be found here.
Also, the film has been selected for the Rivers Edge International
Film Festival in Paducah, Kentucky in early November. All details
may be found at the official website here.
- "...SCHERMANN SONG" WINS IN LONDON!
How Do You Write a Joe Schermann Song? earned an encore presentation
and was named Film of the Festival at the Raindance Film Festival.
Reviews include: "King and Schermann have produced a fascinating
treatise on talent and inspiration that is full of catchy tunes
and clever lyrics..." (top UK film site Empire Magazine)
and "This joyous, toe-tapping movie is a virtuoso showstopper
of a musical that razzles and dazzles with the best of them." (i-flicks.net)
- "...SCHERMANN SONG" IN CALIFORNIA
How Do You Write a Joe Schermann Song? will
have a west coast debut at the Napa Valley Film Festival in November,
followed by a the Idyllwild Cinemafest in Idyllwild, California
in January. Also, a special event screening will be held mid-November
at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Refer to the official
film website for details.
9/18 - "...SCHERMANN SONG" IN
How Do You Write a Joe Schermann Song? has
now been accepted to the Flyway Film Festival in Pepin, Wisconsin. While
the screening schedule has yet
to be announced, the festival runs from October 18th thru the 21st. As
they're getting so numerous that it's difficult to keep track, please
refer to the official
film website for
all up-to-the-minute screening information.
9/14 - ESL FOR A NEW (KOREAN) GENERATION
Zach has just wrapped recording the voice of the "Biting, Fighting
Crocodile" on an interactive audio book project entitled Little Dragon,
part of a series of ESL (English as a second language) materials designed
for children in Korea.
9/6 - "...SCHERMANN SONG" IN
How Do You Write A Joe Schermann Song? will
have its Canadian premiere at the Calgary Film Festival, one of the largest
film festivals in
the country. Screenings will be Thursday, September 27th and Monday,
1st; all venue details and ticket information can be found here.
9/4 - "...SCHERMANN SONG" ACROSS
How Do You Write A Joe Schermann Song? will have its European premiere
at Raindance Film Festival, Britain's largest independent film
festival. The Raindance Festival is listed by Variety as one of the world's
top 50 "unmissable
film festivals." Screenings will be Thursday, September 27th
and Monday, October 1st; all venue details and ticket information
can be found here.
8/23 - "...SCHERMANN SONG" GOES
We have just been informed that How Do You
Write a Joe Schermann Song? has been selected for the Fort Lauderdale International
and its subsequent mini-festival on Grand Bahama Island in October.
is scheduled for screening on Saturday, October 20 at 3:30 and
Sunday, October 21 at 4:00 and 5:30 p.m. All venue details and
can be found here.
7/2 - CABARET CHALLENGE
On July 9th, Zach will be participating in the MetroStar
Talent Challenge, sponsored by the MAC Award-winning Metropolitan Room.
The jury and audience-voted, elimination-round singers competition runs
for seven consecutive Mondays, from July 9 through August 20. Tickets and
other information available here.
6/16 - THE PUZZLE 2012
On June 30th, Zach will be playing the roles of
Charles Dickens in Dickens Packs Her
Bags and The Giant in The
Giant's Garden, presented as part of The
Puzzle: Marble's Festival of New Work. Sponsored and hosted by Marble Collegiate
Church's Arts Ministry, The Puzzle consists of staged readings of ten dramatic
pieces submitted from all over North America, and runs from June 25th-30th.
Admission to the festival is free, although donations are appreciated.
All details are available here.
|6/5 - ENCORE PRESENTATION
We have just been informed that Big
Guns has been invited for an encore
showing at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, in which the
film took home the award for Best Comedy in 2011. The screening will
be at the Piazza at Schmidt's, a 5,000 seat open air venue, on Saturday,
June 23 at 8:00 p.m. Check
here for updates and further information.
5/9 - DEAD CENTER ON THE WATERFRONT...
We have just been informed that How
Do You Write A Joe Schermann Song? is now
an official selection of both the 2012 deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma
City, and the 2012 Waterfront Film Festival in Saugatuck, Michigan. The
festivals run June 6-10 and 14-17, respectively. All information including
screen times and venues can be found at the festival websites here and here.
- "...SCHERMANN SONG" WINS - NO APRIL FOOLING!
Last week, How
Do You Write A Joe Schermann Song? premiered
at the Phoenix Film festival, taking home both the "Audience" and "Breakthrough
Filmmaker of the Year" awards. Congratulations to director Gary King,
and thank you for the opportunity to be a small part of this beautiful
3/16 - EQUITY
As of earlier today, Zach is now a
member of Actors Equity Association (AEA.)
2/21 - FESTIVAL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
The official performance schedule for the 2012 Network One Act festival has been released. DUTY will be performed in a block of four plays kicking off the festival on Wednesday, March 7th at 6PM, and then again on Saturday, March 10th at 6PM. Tickets are available here.
2/1 - PLAYWRIGHT!
Zach's first play, DUTY, has been accepted to the 2012 Network One Act Festival, sponsored by Paul Michael's The Network. There will be two performances during the initial round taking place from March 7th-15th, with additional performances if the play is received well enough to advance to the semi-finals. Cast list, performance dates/times and other information will be announced shortly. More information on the festival itself can be found here.
1/20 - NEW MUSICAL READING
Zach will be reading the role of Conor in a staged reading of Deirdre, a new musical by Michael McCarthy and Rich Buley-Neumar, presented through the 8th annual Emerging Artists Theater New Works Series. Deirdre is based on a story from the "Ulster Cycle," a collection of heroic tales of ancient Ireland. The reading will be held on March 18th at 7:00 p.m., at the TADA! Theatre. Updates and more information can be found here and here.
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