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Sound design on ROY’S WORLD is underway.

Alex Inglizian at Experimental Sound Studios in Chicago has begun work on the film’s sound design. After our last meeting we were strolling around the studio and found this t-shirt. That’s a drawing by our very own animator Lilli Carré! … Continue reading

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My Director’s Statement for ROY’S WORLD.

For many years I’ve been captivated by the Roy stories of Barry Gifford, which use a very spare and direct prose style to trace a boy’s childhood. Unlike a lot of autobiographical fiction, they’re not sentimental at all. But what … Continue reading

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3 things about Alex Thompson & Kelly O’Sullivan’s SAINT FRANCES

Saint Frances [2019] 1. Roberto Bolaño t-shirt. 2. “I love you, Dad.” They hug. “Change the oil in your car.” 3. A Northwestern graduate, she’s the author of Resting Rich Face.

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Presenting the first movie poster for ROY’S WORLD!

I am so thrilled to share our very first movie poster for Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago! It’s based on an original collage created by Kevin Sampsell. (Trivia: the two photos near the bottom were taken by Stanley Kubrick in … Continue reading

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A very ROY’S WORLD weekend in NYC.

Over Memorial Day weekend, here are two cool events you won’t want to miss: An Evening with Michael Glover Smith: a double feature at Spectacle Saturday, May 25 at 5:00 pm at Spectacle in Brooklyn “In keeping with recent events … Continue reading

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A word from David Lynch.

There isn’t any other way to put it: I’ve got good news. Through the good graces of various champions of the project, I was able to share the final cut of Roy’s World with David Lynch. And he liked it! … Continue reading

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ROY’S WORLD receives an Illinois Arts Council Agency grant!

I am honored to announce that I’ve been awarded a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. This follows an earlier City of Chicago DCASE grant. … Continue reading

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