Monday, January 11, 2010

Soho International Film Festival NYC Announces the Official Selection of Accepted Films for 2010

For Immediate Release

Contact: Popular Press Media Group (PPMG), +1 (310) 860-7774

Soho International Film Festival NYC Announces the Official Selection of Accepted Films for 2010

SoHo New York, New York (01/11/10) -- The Soho International Film Festival NYC 2010 is proud to announce the accepted films for this year's official selection.

Feature Films
1) "A Kiss of Chaos" Dir: Ricardo Sean Thompson, US Showcase Drama Crime Thriller USA

2) "Autism: Made in the USA" Dir: Gary Null, Documentary USA

3) "Burma
An Indictment" Dir: Jeremy Taylor, Documentary USA/Burma
4) "Guerilla
Midwife" Dir: Deja Bernhardt, Documentary USA/Indonesia
5) "Ice Grill" Dir: Mark Bernardi/Greg Santarsiero, US Showcase Drama Crime Thriller USA

6) "Just Like Joe" Dir: Fred Carpenter, US Showcase Drama USA

7) "One in the Gun" Dir: Rolfe Kanefsky, US Showcase Dramedy Crime Suspense Thriller USA

8) "Non Un Con Bang" Dir: Mariano Lamberti, World Showcase Dramedy Italy

9) "Pitik Bulag" Dir: Gil Portes, World Showcase Drama Crime Thriller Philippines

10) "The Pastor's Kid" Dir: Dale Adriatico World Showcase Drama Christian Philippines

11) "Throws of Passion" Dir: Todd M Jones, US Showcase Mocumentary USA

12) "Walang Hanngang Paalam" Dir: Ellen Ramos /Paolo Villaluna, World Showcase Drama Love Story LGBT Philippines/Japan

Short Films

1) "A Lesson Learned" Dir: Frank Lozada, PSA USA
2) "A Cry Within" Dir: Frances Lozada/ Franky G, LGBT Drama USA
3) "Carton" Dir: Uri Inbar, Dramedy Israel

4) "Credits" Dir: Hugh Schulze, Drama USA
5) "Il Male Assoluto" Dir: Francesco Colangelo, Drama Italy

6) "In A Box" Dir: Paton Ashbrook, Work in Progress, Love Story Drama USA

7) "Lecka Dockor" Dir: Hans Montelius, Suspense Drama Sweden

8) "Lost Brother" Dir: Roberto Lopez, Drama USA

9) "New Project Postalolio" Dir: Marv Newland, Animation Canada

10) "Patu Ihu" Dir: Summer Agnew, Comedy New Zealand

11) "Rapunzel" Dir: Tolga Karacelik, Dramedy Turkey

12) "Senorita" Dir: Vince Sandoval, LGBT Drama Philippines

13) "Strength In Shadows" Carlos Lozada, Drama USA

14) "Sunday Morning" Dir: John Roberts, Work in Progress USA

15) "The Godmother" USA Dir: Lior Chefetz, Action Thriller USA

16) "The Lesson" Dir: Freddy Duran, Drama USA

17) "With Whom" (Kitchie Nadal's song) Dir: Janice Y Perez, Music Video USA/Philippines

18) "Zombies and Cigarettes" Dir: Rafael Martinez/Inaki San Roman, Horror Action Thriller Spain

Founder Jorge Ballos, announced that the 1st SoHo International Film Festival NYC 2010 ( will run February 18-21, 2010 in the heart of SoHo, New York City. "This new festival will celebrate the cutting-edge of digital technology while honoring traditional forms of storytelling with a presentation of at least twelve feature films, in and out of competition categories. In addition, the festival will host film making seminar and nightly after-parties. Leading figures of the film industry as well as local film enthusiasts are expected to attend the unique, four-day February event. By enticing filmmakers, journalists and cineastes from America and around the globe with a strong slate of domestic and international films, we expect to draw audiences to this side of the city, known for its artistic community and cultural sophistication,'' stated Ballos. "It is our way of helping boost the profile, the sense of pride, and the economy of the local community and the city itself."

Co-founder Luis Pedron added, "We got a lot of strong foreign film submissions through that should make our festival a distinguished international showcase. In addition, we've received a good number of wonderfully original shorts and indie features from American filmmakers."

On February 21, 2010, the festival will have an awards night to announce the winner of the following categories:
Best US Showcase, Best World Showcase, Best Documentary, Best Short, Best Work in Progress and Audience Awards.

Soho International Film Festival NYC 2010 is made possible by:

* Made in NY ( - Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting)

* Official Hotel: Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel 135-20 39th Avenue Flushing, NY 11354 (718) 460-6666 (Booking code: Soho International Film Festival NYC 2010 to get a discounted rate )

* GMA Pinoy TV / GMA Life TV

* NY Bay Remittance

* Official Printer: Work Flow One

* Official PR Firm:Popular Press Media Group

Seminars/Screening Tickets: $15 per event

After Party: $20 per night

Thurs/Friday Day Pas:s $40 per day (screenings / seminars / parties)

Sat/Sun Day Pass: $50 per day (screenings / parties)

ALL ACCESS Four Day Pass (Feb 18 - 21, 2010) $150 (screenings / seminars / parties )

For events schedule check out


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+1 (310) 860-7774

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