"Vindicated" in Development

VINDICATED”, a feature script written by Matt Handy has been selected for development funding by Telefilm Canada. Marc Rigaux and Liam Card of Strident Films will be Producing. Matt is also attached to direct.

"Bosco's Guitar" - Screening at Big Bear Film Festival

The award winning short film “Bosco’s Guitar” will be screened at the Big Bear International Film Festival on September 15th, 2012.

Winner - College Television Awards

Hollywood, California - On Saturday, March 31st, the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences Foundations awarded their annual national College Television Awards.

“Bosco’s Guitar” received the silver medal (2nd place) in the Dramatic Film Category.

Congratulations to the film’s Producer, Steffen Schier and the rest of the team!

Director - Matt Handy
Writer - Kelly Rothberger
Cinematographer - Andrew “Dru” Mungai
Production Designer - Kevin Houlihan
Editor - Ruben Sebban

Screening at San Luis Obispo

“Bosco’s Guitar” played to a packed house on Sunday, March 11th in San Luis Obispo.

Official Selection for the AFI Thesis Showcase

Bosco’s Guitar was officially selected for inclusion in the prestigious “AFI Thesis Showcase”.

Each year, the AFI Conservatory uses a jury system to select six thesis films (of 27) to screen for industry professionals.

The 2012 selections are:

Bosco’s Guitar (dir. Matt Handy)
The Darkness is Close Behind (dir. Sheena McCann)
The Lion Shadows (dir. Riccardo Spinoti)
Lucha (dir. Hernan Cesares)
Nani (dir. Justin Tipping)
Unmanned (dir. Casey Cooper)

The screenings take places at the Director’s Guild of America, March 15th at 7:30 PM.