Cheeched And Handy

a Soak Up The Sound, LLC video production

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Hollywood : WINNER!


It's been a whirlwind couple of months! Biggest news: Cheeched And Handy while not only being shown on February 26th at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood-  (!) also won Best Original Screenplay - Webisode at the Golden State Film Festival! Congratulations to the C&H crew, and fist bump to …

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Happy New Year!
Season 01 is behind us, and what an amazing year!! ... that closed with a C&H private viewing party / victory lap- featuring a ton of popcorn, concession candy, custom C&H cake, smiles, and the reveal of the trophy for Best Web Series at the Star City Film Festival 2023.  The Seaso…

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And so it begins...

Season 02.. the stockpile (literally) of raw materials to create more "functional electronic works of art..." Stay tuned !

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WE WON! Best Web / TV Series at the Star City Film Festival! What an amazing time we had presenting the film, meeting all the other filmmakers, rubbing elbows with the stars - Thaao Penghlis from Days Of Our Lives, and Katie O'Regan from "Painting Jane". Princess Raina was on the red carpet along w…

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Star City Film Festival Interview with Commander Todd and Raina

I'm one of the filmmakers interviewed (actually 1st in the lineup 😉 ) in prep for next week's Star City Film Festival. November 4th, 2023 Interview Thank You Katie! Get Your tickets! 👆


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Another Film Festival Submission (that we're Excited about!)

Clearly there's a Big difference between tossing your name in the ring, and going to the dance- but this is exciting. We've qualified for the Tribeca Film Festival entering 10/30/23 for June 5-16th, 2024 in NYC). It's a unique category - Tribeca NOW is a platform that discovers, highlights, and cele…

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We're In!

Official Selection! We entered and were chosen to be shown at the Star City Film Festival - November 10th-12th, 2023 in Sheboygan, WI! What was submitted and accepted was a "short" in the Web Series category (30 minutes or less) - which we created by gluing the Trailer on to the beginning of Episod…

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Festival Submission update

The Cheeched And Handy series has been submitted (on 9/28/23) to the Big Apple Film Fest and Screenplay Competition occurring on November 3rd, 2023 in NYC (of course). We're running out of fingers (and paws) to be crossed. Next time it's toes LOL. More here: Link

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Another step in the journey

Still waiting to hear about our submission to the SXSW '24 Film and TV Festival, but in the meantime- we just submitted  (9/17) to the Sundance Film Festival 2024  < Link > in the Episodic Content category. Again, optimism reigns supreme, and the fingers (and paws) are crossed :) !

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Next Steps

After over 2 years in production the series of shows is Finally COMPLETE! 

From creating stills, video shoots, scenes, puppy wrangling, measuring obsessively, battling an EvilBlockOfWood, vintage dust, endless edits, Math, close captioning / subtitles, graphics and artwork, and finally all of the …

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