Directed by Joy Song
“Villanova incorporates handmade props, miniature sets, and a plethora of practical effects, as well as some perfectly cheesy background sci-fi music. There’s no use of computer generated imagery, and that is one of the things that makes this seventeen-minute film such a fun ride.”
Auspicious Phoenix Productions’ first release was awarded Best Short at Around International Film Festival (ARFF) Berlin.
- Auspicious Phoenix Productions co-founders — all Boston University College of Communication alums — will present their 2017 Rolling Revue Roadshow Tour to kick off the Spring 2018 BU Cinemathèque screening series.
- The studio-based entertainment company has created and produced seven films since its launch in 2015, and plans to release more feature-length work in 2018.
- Directed by Álvaro Congosto, the non-dialogue dance short features a female protagonist in the lead role and was filmed entirely within The Space Studio.
- The film is an adaptation of a portion of the live dance show, GAME ON!, also choreographed by lead Sandra Kramerová.
Video interview by host Olive Hui also features commentary by filmmakers Álvaro Congosto, Joy Song, and Paul Villanova.