01.08.14 by Jeff

Interview: Kevin Spacey and Jameson “First Shot” Film Competition Winners

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I flew out to LA over the weekend to attend the Jameson “First Shot” short film premiere, and to interview Kevin Spacey about his involvement. For the past couple years Spacey and his production company Trigger Street have offered young writer/directors the opportunity to write a short and direct an A-list actor in the lead role. This year the actor was Uma Thurman, and next year it will be Adrien Brody.

The winners were announced when we got there: Henco J from South Africa, Ivan Petukhov from Russia, and Jessica Valentine from the US. That’s the three of them in the image above, alongside producers Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti (in the middle).

I spoke with Kevin Spacey, and the three winners, at the Chateau Marmont just before the premiere at Youtube Space LA. I wasn’t given a whole lot of time, but I was happy to get to ask a few questions.

You can check out my interview below and, of course, watch all three films!

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26.03.09 by Jeff

Cut&Paste Toronto / Free Tickets!

Cut&Paste hits Toronto on Saturday (Mar 28th) and I have two pairs of tickets to give away! The event starts at 6:30pm at Sound Academy (11 Polson Street). For those that don’t know, Cut&Paste is a live digital design tournament that tours around from city to city.

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The first two people to leave a comment on this post asking for the tickets will get them. Only request the tickets if you live in the Toronto area and plan to go!

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