Thanks for everyone’s support in following Frankenstein’s Monster.
We have some announcements–
There will be a FREE screening of Frankenstein’s Monster in Pasadena, Texas next Wednesday. This will be one of the last opportunities to see our film festival “art house” version of the film. This version has more lines from Mary Shelley’s literary work and runs at 108 minutes.
The local FREE screening is:
Wednesday April 16th, 2:45-4:10pm San Jacinto Central Campus, Pasadena Texas (Room–C14.264 Student Center Ballroom) 8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505
The Student Center Ballroom C14.264 (upstairs) is located in the middle of the campus.
The second announcement:
We have been welcomed to screen at Comicpalooza. The date has not yet been announced. At Comicpalooza, our goal will be to have a test screening of a shorter version of the film. This version will be roughly 95 minutes. This test screening will be unique to Comicpalooza.
May 23-26, 2014 (specific date/time TBA)
Houston, TEXAS Screening at Comicpalooza plus panel special event!
Trailer 4 for Frankenstein’s Monster (2013) is a short length trailer which emphasizes the Monster’s character. Original music by Ryan Cockerham.
Way to go! Here is the trailer from an upcoming film, I.C., created by Nicola Matrangolo and our Cinematographer/Co-Editor Slava Vlad.
We have many things to celebrate this week. First up, our facebook page has received 500 Likes. In addition to our newsletter, we have connected with people from Canada, USA, and the UK.
We will be screened:
March 29, 2014 in Denver, COLORADO Anomaly Con there is a screening planned for Saturday afternoon in the media room at 1:00pm
And also there will be FOUR screenings in Louisville, Kentucky during April 11-13, 2014
Conglomeration Tenative Programming Grid:
April 19, 2014 the film is returning to Minnesota:
Bloomington, MN MiniCon 49 at the The DoubleTree Bloomington, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN 55439. Screening only. 4:00pm-6:00pm
Ryan Cockerham (Composer) and Peter Kovic (co-editor and documentarist) screened Frankenstein’s Monster at All-Con in Dallas on March 15th, 2014. Thank you everyone who went.
Judith B. Shields spoke at Gulf Coast Mensa in Houston about microbudget filmmaking the day before. Thank you GCM for making us feel welcomed.
Matt Risoldi tackled the role of the monster. His interpretation of Mary Shelley’s character brings the monster “to life” by connecting with the audience. He provides a compassionate character who later falls from innocence.
From “Land of the Nerds”: http://landofnerds.com/2013/12/28/steampunkfrankensteinsmonster/
<<What I really liked about the film was how actor Matt Risoldi portrayed the Monster. Instead of Electrodes, he had a steam apparatus attached to his neck, releasing steam in bursts as he talked and moved. Risoldi towers over the rest of the cast. He emotes well, and is quite believable as the Monster. The Monster is sympathetic, even to his creator for a moment. He screams, he rants, he rails, it is the Monster, not the Mad Scientist, who admits that he “IS ALIVE!!!!”>>
I couldn’t have written that better.I will also make note of Matt Risoldi’s co-star, Dustin Sturgill and supporting cast member, Tim Ashby. Sturgill was an anchor for the entire film. His excellent line memorization provided stability especially since his lines consisted of nearly half of the script. Sturgill’s Frankenstein was perfectly selfish and obsessed. Tim Ashby played Clerval, Frankenstein’s best friend and provided light comedic relief as well as sympathy for everyone influenced by Frankenstein’s decisions.The entire cast worked well together and were top notch professionals. It is not easy to accomplish a microbudget film in 14 days with little time for practice.