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Manhattan Film Festival Official Selection

May 17, 2012

 

Hold Up has been selected to be apart of the 2012 Manhattan Film Festival. The festival takes place in New York NY June 21th through July 1st. Hold Up will be screened at the Producer's Club at 12pm on June 27st as part of the festival's comedy short block. The Producer's Club is located at 358 W 44th Street New York NY 10036.

 

For more information about the Manhattan Film Festival, visit their website at http://www.manhattanfilmfestival.org.

Tickets are $12 a piece and can be purchased at http://tinyurl.com/holdupNY.

 

 

Hold Up Wins Indie Fest  

May 12, 2012

 

Ash Blodgett, of abfilms, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the Indie Fest. The award was given for Ash Blodgett's exciting comedy, Hold Up, which was produced as her student thesis film. Hold Up features an  exceptional cast from Marissa Skell {Bonnie}, who has been in such TV shows as General Hospital, The Mentalist, and Criminal Minds, Ryan Scott Self {Jim}, who has Nickelodeon pilot, a web-series with Rob Lowe, and Sid Veda {Mahesh}, who can be seen as “Chad” in MetroPCS’s “Tech & Talk” campaign.

 

"It is an honor to receive an award for my film. It is uplifting to know others appreciate the hard work and passion I poured into my film." - Ash Blodgett (Writer/Director)

 

The Indie Fest recognizes film professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film industry. Information about the Indie Fest and a list of recent winners can be found at www.theindiefest.com.

 

In winning an Indie, Hold Up joins the ranks of other high profile winners of this internationally respected award. Thomas Baker, Ph. D., who chairs the Indie Fest, had this to day about the latest winners, "The Indie is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world. The Indie helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were please with the exceptionally high quality of entries. The goal of the The Indie is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve."

 

 

Hold Up Wins Best Shorts Competition  

April 25, 2012

 

Ash Blodgett, of abfilms, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the Best Shorts Competition. The award was given for Ash Blodgett's exciting comedy, Hold Up, which was produced as her student thesis film. Hold Up features an  exceptional cast from Marissa Skell {Bonnie}, who has been in such TV shows as General Hospital, The Mentalist, and Criminal Minds, Ryan Scott Self {Jim}, who has Nickelodeon pilot, a web-series with Rob Lowe, and Sid Veda {Mahesh}, who can be seen as “Chad” in MetroPCS’s “Tech & Talk” campaign.

 

"To receive this award for Hold Up is beyond my dreams. Nothing makes me feel more fulfilled thank knowing others enjoy my film." - Ash Blodgett (Writer/Director)

 

The Best Shorts Competition recognizes film professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film industry. Information about the Best Shorts Competition and a list of recent winners can be found at www.bestshorts.net.

 

In winning Best Shorts laurels, Hold Up joins the ranks of other high profile winners of this internationally respected award. Thomas Baker, Ph. D., who chairs the Best Shorts Competition, had this to day about the latest winners, "Best Shorts laurels are not easy to win. Entries are received from around the world. The Best Shorts Competition helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were please with the exceptionally high quality of entries. The goal of the Best Shorts Competition is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve."

 

 

Logan Film Festival Official Selection

April 12, 2012

 

Hold Up has been selected to be apart of the 2012 Logan Film Festival. The festival takes place in Logan Utah April 20th through the 21st. Hold Up will be screened at the Dansante Theater at 6pm on April 21st as part of the festival's 7th short set. The Dansante Theater is located at 59 South 100 East Logan, UT 84321.

 

For more information and ticket sales, visit the Logan Film Festival's website at http://www.loganfilmfestival.com/.