We’re pleased to announce that our comedic short film, “Yes And I Do!” has been accepted into the 4th Annual Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Festival and will premiere on Thursday March 10th, at 7pm in the Del Close Theater at iO West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. Tickets are $5. … Continue Reading
Reel 9 Productions is pleased to announce that our short film, ‘Vandalismo,’ has been selected for the 3rd Annual Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Festival at the iO West Theater in Hollywood! The festival runs March 22nd-28th, 2015. Our film will be screening in the Del Close Theater on Tuesday, March 24th at 7pm.
‘Vandalismo’ was inspired by a short, electronic music track reminiscent of video game scores from the 80s and 90s by Eric Zrinsky, Reel 9’s Director of Audio and Design. … Continue Reading
Our short film, ‘The Crack,’ is competing in the Experimental Short Film Category at the 11thAnnual Other Venice Film Festival on Saturday, October 11th at 1pm. Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased here (keep scrolling we’re more than half way down the page). Tickets are for our film plus the other seven experimental short films in competition. Come out and support independent film! … Continue Reading
It’s hard to believe, but our journey making ‘The Way to Kevin’ started way back in 2010 when Kevin invited us to film one of his Mime Performances at a church in North Philadelphia. We didn’t know what to expect heading into that evening but came out knowing that we needed to make a documentary about this sweet young man who described himself as a Minister, a Mime, and a Gay Porn Star. Surprisingly, the experience that lay ahead exceeded the expectations set by that compelling combination of labels. … Continue Reading
Being cornered after a screening and told your film must be seen by everyone is a good experience.This past week, our documentary film, ‘The Way to Kevin’ had two screenings at the MICGenero Film Festival in Mexico City. As filmmakers, we always held the view that Kevin’s story is one that everyone should see. Having our desire mirrored by audiences in another country is a testament to the universal messages within Kevin’s journey. … Continue Reading
For those of you who don’t know, QFest is the largest LGBT Film Festival on the East Coast. We were honored to be invited to screen our documentary at the festival and had an amazing experience. It was an extremely professionally run event and everyone we met was very supportive and enthusiastic. Our film became the top media pick and we got lots of exposure and were interviewed numerous times. I have some of the press articles/reviews posted below:
Article in Philadelphia Inquirer
Article in City Paper
New York Metro- 3 Globes Review! … Continue Reading
We were contacted a few months ago by Eric Bresler (festival founder) about screening our documentary in this brand new “Philly-centric” film festival by Cinedelphia: “24 days, 40 programs, all Philly film-related. Cuz Philly film is more than just ROCKY.” We were sold! Reel 9 got it’s start in Philadelphia we have individually spent at least 10 years in this great city. Our film, as you may know, fit in well under this theme given its deep roots in Philly. This was the first year for this festival and it was very successful. There were a great lineup of films, a solid turnout, and a lot of community support. … Continue Reading
THE CINEDELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL presents:
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 7:30 PM
THE WAY TO KEVIN Philadelphia Premiere
w/ Filmmakers and subject in attendance.
CINEDELPHIA REVIEW: “The documentary THE WAY TO KEVIN focuses upon a year and a half in the life of Philadelphia-born minister/mime/gay urban thug porn star Kevin Mines as he attempts to move beyond acting with the establishment of his own pornography-centric production company. … Continue Reading
Nathan and Erin traveled to San Diego last night to accept the Gold Award for the Documentary Film Competition at the California Film Awards. The event was held at the Bahia Resort Hotel, right on the Pacific Ocean. There were about 100 other filmmakers, cast, crew, and supporters there from all over the world, representing Japan, Netherlands, England, Russia, Korea and many more. People flew in from all over the country as well to receive this honor. Each winner gave a brief acceptance speech and we all enjoyed a delicious dinner and champagne. The only way this night could have been better is if our awesome crew, Eric Zrinsky and Jim Datiilo, and of course our fascinating subject, Kevin Mines, could have been there too. Congratulations to everyone involved in the project. This is hopefully the first of many to come! Enjoy our photos below!
We just received word that our feature length documentary “The Way To Kevin” just won Gold at the California Film Awards. We are very excited and would like to share the email with you below. We believe that this is the first of many honors for this unique project!
“Congratulations! Your project has been chosen as a Gold Award Winner at the 2012 California Film Awards! You should be very proud of this distinction as yours is one of only a small handful of select projects awarded this exclusive honor. Only a maximum of 10 projects per competition category were selected to receive this distinguished level of recognition. … Continue Reading