Thursday, August 06, 2009

"Here, My Explosion", "The Dabbler" & director Reid Gershbein in Brooklyn Wed 8/26


Come check out 2 features & meet a prolific indie filmmaker (& he makes 'em fast - sometimes a feature in 2 weeks) at Aeon Logic gallery in Bed Stuy on Wed 8/26 night. All the info below:

"Here, My Explosion..." & "The Dabbler", w/ director Reid Gershbein
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
7 PM (doors at 6:30)
4 Malcolm X Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(map, nearest subway station: Kosciusko St - on J line)
$5
Venue phone: (646) 350-5392
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Event Info Contact: Sujewa Ekanayake, 718-213-1795, wilddiner@aol.com
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Reid Gershbein Contact: info@royalbaronialtheatre.com
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"Here. My Explosion..." and "The Dabbler, the Dreamer, and the Man Who Broke the World" are two feature films by Reid Gershbein. Reid started the Two Week Film Collective - a movement in which filmmakers make a film in two weeks, from first day of shooting to final cut. He has worked at Pixar Animation Studios and Dreamworks Animation in research and development and as a technical director. His credits include Monsters Vs Aliens, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, Madagascar (and Madagascar 2), Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda, Over the Hedge, and Flushed Away.

He founded and was CEO of the animation studio Thrave where he produced,wrote, and/or directed over a dozen short animated films. Reid wrote, directed, and produced the live-action feature films "Broken Arrows","Here. My Explosion...", and "The Dabbler, the Dreamer, and the Man Who Broke the World". He went to school at Stanford and Princeton University where he was in the Computer Science PhD program, was an undergraduate at Oberlin College, and was born and raised in Buffalo, New York.

"Here. My Explosion..." stars Eleese Longino, Jeffery Davis, Seth Burnham, Lee Kuhn, and Jennifer Jajeh. It is the first feature film to utilize the visual technique of tilt-shift photography throughout the entire film.

"The Dabbler, the Dreamer, and the Man Who Broke the World" stars Jeffery Davis, Cheryl Fidelman, Orlando Mendoza, Lee Kuhn, and Reid Gershbein. This film was completely produced in two weeks, from first day of shooting to final cut, as part of the Two Week Film Collective.

Information and reviews of these films and the Two Week Film Collective can be found at http://www.2wkfilm.com/

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