"HOW WE DO" EPISODE 2 Now Playing
(Premiered at Chain Film Fest 8/9/22, recipient: Original Ideas Award)
Upcoming Festivals: Austin, Portland, Houston
WINNER: Original Ideas Award, Chain FF NYC, BEST DIRECTOR: Dark Comedy, NY Actor & Director Awards, BEST EDITING: Night of Comedy Shorts, Milan Italy, FINALIST: NY International Film Awards, FINALIST: Independent Shorts Awards, LA,
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Portland, Austin, & Houston Comedy Film Festivals.
Summer '21 SKETCH PILOT:
BEST CAST ENSEMBLE - Houston Comedy FF
WINNER, Best Cast Ensemble, Houston Comedy Film Festival, WINNER, Best Web Series/TV Pilot, Toronto Independent FF of Cift, FINALIST, Reno Comedy Film Festival, FINALIST, Best Series Pilot, New York Int'l Film Awards, SELECTION, ATL Comedy Awards
Summer '20's COVID-driven weed-buy farce
10 Festival selections, 2 Wins, 3 Nominations
Stars Kevin Iso & Kareem Green now seen on SHOWTIME's "Flatbush Misdemeanors"
WINNER, Best Director, Toronto Couch Film Festival, WINNER, Top Shorts Film Festival, NOMINATED, Best Actor - Kevin Iso, Portland Comedy Film Festival, NOMINATED, Best Cast, Toronto Couch Film Festival, NOMINATED, Best Comedy, ATL Comedy Awards SPECIAL FEATURE, Queens Underground Film Festival
SELECTIONS: NY Shorts International Film Festival, Global Shorts 2020, Independent Shorts Awards, Chain FF NYC
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A snazzy NYC media production hub, idea bank and "defibrillation studio" for performers, Serious Vein's wide purview insists on excellence and levity, whose coexistence inevitably yields astonishing and proven results.
From concept to culmination, creative projects of all kinds are executed with passion, discipline and detail while nurturing the delight, humor and flow of divergent free-thinking. Several outcomes have gone global, as the kids say.
Serious Vein is home base to producer-musician-actor-writer-director-coach-consultant-photographer (and hyphenate-skeptic) Pete Macnamara, Fine&Dandy Records, Spiny Norman Publishing, and the performing artist "p-Rex."
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Composition/arranging/orchestration/recording/mixing. Commercial jingles, underscoring, album projects, demos etc. Known for classic horns, strings, vocals. Knack for sticky ear-worm melodies and authentic, groovy genre hybrids. Stellar NYC talent base; reverent jazz roots.
STUDIO RECORDING, ENGINEERING, EDITING & MASTERING
Music, dialog, sfx, voice-over & adr, editing, pitch correction, eq, fx, Noise reduction, finalization & repair, video editing + sync.
SUPERVISION, COACHING, AUDITION PREP & TAPING
Popular, proven coaching & preparation for performers. Rapid analysis of scene structure, monologues and full scripts. Music lessons, script-doctoring & literary editing, obstacle removal, artist development & guidance, career strategy.
VIDEO PRODUCTION / STILL PHOTOGRAPHY
Videography (incl. Self-Tapes), cinematography, still photography, editing, color-correction. Full film project coordination from full oversight to crew/talent/logistics/gear & scheduling. Published photographer with large B&W jazz archive.
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