(BIFF 2014). Following its win at BIFF and a very successful
festival run, this intriguing sci-fi thriller will play in select
theatres in May, as well as digital distribution in iTunes and
Amazon. BluRay and DVD planned for June.
(BIFF 2014) enjoyed a limited Los Angeles theatrical release
and is now available to view on iTunes, Amazon and other digital
(BIFF 2014) is the first narrative feature film about traditional
hula. It is now available on DVD/Digital release following an
unprecedented international theatrical run. The film’s
soundtrack, featuring music by Robert Cazimero and other notables,
won a Na Hoku Hanohano Award (Hawaii’s “Grammy”).
(BIFF 2014) continues to play well on the film festival circuit
and is available on iTunes, Amazon and other digital platforms.
(BIFF 2014) has been picked up by Mance Distribution, after
a solid run on the film festival circuit last year. Significantly,
filmmakers David Jaure and Paul Alexandro were inspired to create
the Homeless World Aid foundation.
(aka “Chasing Shakespeare BIFF 2013). Winner of Best Feature
and Audience Choice Feature, and many others, this film starring
Danny Glover and Graham Green was picked up by Eleven-55 Films
for theatrical release and is now available on Blu Ray and DVD
as well as iTunes, Amazon and other digital venues.
(BIFF 2013) is now in post-production for their third musical
(BIFF 2012). After numerous festival awards, and being named
one of the ten must-see Native American films of 2013 by Indian
Country Magazine, this film starring Chaske Spencer and Q’orianka
Kilcher is now available on iTunes.
“Get A Job”
(BIFF 2011) The island-style comedy by Maui filmmaker Brian
Kohne won Best Hawaii Feature and Audience Choice Feature and
continued winning in festivals across the mainland and Mirabella
Spain. Get A Job is available for special screenings, as well
as DVD and Vimeo on Demand. Kohne is presently working on a
new feature, “Kuleana.” (More info on IndieGoGo).
BIFF Celebrity Honorees
(BIFF 2014) costars as … in blockbuster sizzler “50
Shades of Grey.”
Kate McKinnon (BIFF
2013) has landed a role in the new all-girl “Ghostbusters.”
(BIFF 2014) will soon appear in “Pali Road” (filmed
in Hawai’i), The Concerto and “City of Dead Men”
released on DVD and Video on Demand Tuesday, March 25, 2014!
NY Times says Brilliant & Stunning. LA Times says Poignant
Release - House Lights Media Partners to distribute Festival
Favorite UK Film “The Drummond Will”
Lovers, and Poets (BIFF 2009) Press
release - Distribution into 10 states
"...I again want to thank you so much for your
support and giving my film "LUNATICS, LOVERS & POETS"
a venue to breathe. You should be happy to know it opens in
theaters today in about 10 states (Carmike Cinemas) I also signed
a North American Home Entertainment DVD deal last week with
Seminal Films. They are trying to get me into walmart retail
as well. Coolest thing I did was check show times in few different
states and saw my film playing. I really appreciate the help
and the laurels."
- TamDerek Films www.tamderekfilms.com
Power (2009 Best Feature Award) is released through
most cable outlets as a PPV title after the New Year, and currently
(2006 Best Feature with Animation winner) was purchased by Magnolia
Self-Medicated (2006 Best Feature winner) is
being distributed by Thinkfilms.
Did What? is being distributed by Marvista Entertainment.
It is currently playing on HBO throughout Europe and was just
released on DVD by Lions Gate in the UK. The film will be on
TV and DVD in the US in the coming months.
After its world premiere at the Big island Film Festival, PULE
WAILELE screened to sold out houses at Maui Film Festival
this year and received national coverage for its depiction of
the Hawaiian model of environmental awareness.. Filmmaker, John
Zak, traveled to Zurich, Switzerland in August 2007 to present
the film, which received an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response.
PULE WAILELE is distributed by Booklines Hawaii.
Chenier has been picked up by Radio London Films. It
is being theatrically released starting in December in 10 major
cities, including New York and LA.
Island (BIFF 2006) was picked up by Vanguard International
Cinema. It was released on DVD in April 2007, and it is available
on Netflix, Amazon, ebay, and video rental shops in North America
in the Mountains (BIFF 2007) has been picked up by
Vanguard Cinema and will be released on DVD and HD DVD on February
Tickets to Paradise (BIFF2008) is now available on
DVD at Netflix and Blockbuster.
and the One-Eyed King (BIFF 2007) is now available
on DVD at Amazon.com.
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