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ROY’S WORLD wins Best Illinois Feature!

In a virtual ceremony (coincidentally, held exactly one year to the day after the film had its World Premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival) my documentary Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago was awarded Best Illinois Feature at the 2021 Beloit … Continue reading

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Final days–ROY’S WORLD at Beloit

Only two more days! If you’re reading this from Wisconsin or Illinois, you can watch the film as part of the Beloit International Film Festival—through February 28!

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ROY’S WORLD is in Wisconsin!

If you’re reading this from Wisconsin or Illinois, you can watch the film as part of the Beloit International Film Festival—now through February 28! And as part of the festival, Jason Adasiewicz (who composed the score and performs on the … Continue reading

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Music from ROY’S WORLD.

Hard to believe that it’s been more than 3 years since a group of amazing musicians met up at Electrical Audio in Chicago to lay down some music for the soundtrack of Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago. Hope this streaming … Continue reading

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“My motto was, ‘Let the stories speak for themselves.’”

I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Matt Fagerholm for Indie Outlook. The result is a deep dive into the making of the film. Enjoy!

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ROY’S WORLD is finished!

Yes indeed, the film is done! The total running time is 75 minutes and the theatrical version sports a 5.1 surround sound mix! Stay tuned for even more exciting news … soon …

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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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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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Alex Inglizian joins ROY’S WORLD

A sound designer takes all the elements that makes up a film’s aural atmosphere, including music, voiceover, and sound effects, and combines them into a harmonic whole. It’s an exquisitely difficult balancing act. When it’s done well, sound design expands … Continue reading

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New site! New video!

Head over to Roy’s World for a new look at the project, including a brand new clip featuring Jason Adasiewicz’ music + a story from Barry Gifford!

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