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MAY 2014:  We have about several more months to go to complete the rough cut of the feature length documentary DOSTOEVSKY REIMAGINED: THE MAKING OF NOTES FROM THE NEW WORLD. In the meantime, - enjoy the trailer!  


SCREENING - 10AM -DECEMBER 27TH - NDMC CONVENTION CENTER- CANNAUGHT PLACE, NEW DELHI - INDIA!!!

Our award winning  feature SHADES OF DAY (re-edited version - Director's Cut 2013)  has been  selected by the Delhi International Film Festival - 2013 !  Download Press Release (click here!) Download Press Kit (click here!)

    

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From The Festival's Schedule 


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JUNE 2013:  16th International Film Festival BRIGANTINA.  NOTES FROM THE NEW WORLD  is awarded a Special Prize-- “For artistic achievements and the courage to adapt one of the most profound and complex works of world literature -- Notes from the Underground, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- for the screen”:

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MAY 2013:  16th International Film Festival BRIGANTINA, Republic of Ukraine.
VM Productions’ Vitaly Sumin is contacted by the Organizing Committee of the Festival and invited to join the Jury (Shorts category). He accepts the honor:

  

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APRIL 29, 2013:  NOTES FROM THE NEW WORLDis selected for the official competition by the selection committee of the 16th Berdyansk International Film Festival -BRIGANTINA, Republic of Ukraine,  June 2-10, 2013: http://bmkf.com.ua 


APRIL 21, 2013:  SHADES OF DAY - DIRECTOR'S CUT 2013 

is declared  WINNER of the 15th International Festival of Detective Films In Moscow, Russia: www.detectivefest.ru  

The film is also selected for special screenings by the 16th Berdyansk International Film Festival -  June 2-10, 2013: http://bmkf.com.ua

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 JANUARY 2013:  We have received audio files containing interviews on  Notes From The New World from Talk Radio Europe. The Interviews were conducted live in October 2012 during the 7th Marbella International Film Festival in Costa Del Sol, Spain. 

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OCTOBER 7, 2012: The Spanish premiere! Notes From The New World is screened at the  Marbella International Film Festival in Costa Del Sol, Spain 

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AUGUST 2012:   Notes From The New Worldis officially selected for competition by the London office of the prestigious Marbella International Film Festival out of more than 800 submissions from 52 countries.


APRIL 23-29 2012:  14th International Festival of Detective Films, Moscow, Russia. The Missing Screenwriter  wins top prize in Crime and Punishment category(nomination 3.1: www.detectivefest.ru)

           

 

STORY: Robert Hurley, a Los Angeles-based screenwriter of Notes from the New World, based on Dostoevsky's prophetic novella Notes from the Underground, vanishes shortly after reporting harassment from unidentified people (click HERE for more info) CLICK to download the Press Release! 

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Interview with Vitaly Sumin by The Voice of Russia regarding THE MISSING SCREENWRITER on April 14th, 2012 with Donna West is broadcast to 160 countries in 38 languages on short and medium waves on the FM bands, satellite and through global mobil communication network, including the I nternet


 NOTES FROM THE NEW WORLD 

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DECEMBER 10, 2011: 2nd Corinthian-Peloponnesian International Film Festival, Greece. 

NOTES FROM THE NEW WORLD RECEIVES award for

 


APRIL 19, 2011: 13th International Festival of Detective Films, Moscow, Russia NOTES FROM THE NEW WORLD

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Principal Photography is Complete! The principal photography wrapped! Ever since the disappearance of Robert Hurley, the co-screenwriter, the production faced odd challenges and hurdles. (Please read about them and view our the video.) Hurley’s disappearance remains a perplexing mystery. Yet, with perseverance, tenacity, and the dedication and hard work by our talented cast and crew, we have successfully completed the shoot click here for more

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