The Gesture and The Word by Helen Alexis Yonov competes for Oscar® Qualification


(Los Angeles, CA) – September 28, 2020. Multi award-winning short film, The Gesture and the Word written and directed by rising filmmaker Helen Alexis Yonov, competes for Best Narrative Short at the prestigious Oscar® qualifying festival, the LA Shorts International Film Festival. If it wins, it becomes eligible for an Oscar® nomination. The screening is scheduled on October 6, 2020 on the Comedy Program 3 @ This is the…

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Comedy Wichita Sheds Lights on Modern Marriage and Betrayal.


Los Angeles, CA) – September 15, 2020. LA SHORTS International Film Festival, Los Angeles’ top Academy qualifying short film festival, has just selected Wichita for its World Premiere. The five- minute heart-racing mini comedic thriller by creative duo Sergine Dumais (director) and Bo Price(writer/producer) sheds light on modern infidelity, with a twist. The festival will exceptionally run online this year…

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Short Film “The Gesture And The Word” A Much Needed Touch Of Positivity

(Los Angeles, CA) – August 3rd, 2020. Los Angeles-based rising filmmaker Helen Alexis Yonov is introducing her romantic short drama The Gesture and The Word in the midst of a pandemic. The film stars James Michael Tyler as Gilbert, Paul Dooley as Mr. Rostalle, Nicole LaLibertĂ© as EloĂŻse, Roxane Mesquida as Aurore, and Andrew Creer as Eric.   The Gesture and the…

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The Producer of Acclaimed Horror Shorts Awarded at the 2016 Entertainment Awards

(Toronto, ON) – December 20th, 2016. Canadian producer Byron A. Martin of Byron A. Martin Productions Inc., known for having produced some horror shorts such as A TRICKY TREAT and SERPENT’S LULLABY, has been awarded the distinction of Best Independent Film Producer – Canada by the 2016 Entertainment Awards (TMT NEWS). LINK: “Honoured to be awarded,” wrote the Toronto-based…

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