Monday, October 22, 2018

UNBOUND Wins Best Film!

Hot on the heels of five nominations at the Austin Arthouse Film Festival, it was revealed that UNBOUND took the laurel for Best Arthouse Film, the top prize at the event at their ceremony on October 20th.

This statement was read at the Festival on behalf of the producers:
Thanks first and foremost go to David Bowie, for being the artist he was and for allowing us to contribute to the extended universe of his canon with our film  
Thank you, Liz, Giselle and everyone at Austin Arthouse Film Festival for recognizing UNBOUND. Congratulations to all of the other nominees whose films were included in the Festival.  
Austin is a special place for the film. Before tonight, the only other public screening of the complete work was also here in town – at SxSW – as part of a panel we did during the promotion of the film.  
Thank you to Bill Zysblat and Coco Schwab, David’s trusted friends and advisors whose early support set in motion the events that led to UNBOUND. Thank you to Betsy Whitney and Mike Matthewson at Columbia Records and Sony Music. 
Thank you to the wonderful on-screen performers Tavi Gevinson, Patricia Clarkson, Jonah Herman, Daniel Rysak, Ching Valdes-Anan and Jay Knowles as well as the musicians, dancers and other on-screen talent. Thank you also to David’s fans, especially the community on his official website,
Producer Lawrence Peryer would like to personally thank UNBOUND writer and producer Carolynn Cecilia for sharing her talents and vision and Michael DeCheser and Mike Ragone whose post-production assistance helped us wrap our project.

Monday, October 15, 2018

UNBOUND scores FIVE nominations at the Austin Arthouse Film Festival

As previously reportedUNBOUND has been tapped for a screening at the Austin Arthouse Film Festival in Austin, TX, on October 20.

Following on that we have learned that the series has been nominated for five prizes at the Festival:

The Deren Award for Dreamiest Film is named for Maya Deren, a pioneering avant-garde filmmaker who also worked in dance, photography and letters.

The Gondry Award for Best Surrealist Film is named for Michel Gondry, the Academy Award-winner directory of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, who, in addition to his notable film work, has directed scores of music videos and commercials since the 1980s.

The Jodorowsky Award for Best Occult Film is named for Alejandro Jodorowsky, the acclaimed and controversial writer and filmmaker.

The Kubrick Award for Best Director is, of course, named for screenwriter and director Stanley Kubrick, about whom nothing we say here could possibly be enough...

Finally, the Lynch Award for Best Arthouse Film, named for David Lynch, the multi-hyphenated artist primarily known as a director.

Learn about all of the awesome nominees and get tickets for the Festival here.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

UNBOUND set for Austin Arthouse Film Festival screening

In its first public showing in over two years, UNBOUND has been invited to screen in full at the Austin Arthouse Film Festival on October 20, 2018.

The Austin Arthouse Film Festival spotlights work from filmmakers across the world who defy conventions, champion art and challenge audience expectations. The Festival celebrates the work of these artists by sharing their films in a city that triumphs originality, creativity and the weird.

The Austin Arthouse Film Festival presents short films throughout the evening at AFS Cinema in Austin, TX. The evening ends in an awards ceremony across ten categories.

For more information, visit the Festival website. To buy tickets, click here.

Thursday, March 15, 2018