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News from Brown Rag Films

7/14/20 - The Shakedown has been officially selected by the Global Indie Film Fest for screening.

7/13/20 - The Brightside Film Festival has nominated The Shakedown for its award for Best Concept. It also nominated: Randy Brown for Best Director Comedy, Patrick Lescarbeau for Best Actor Comedy Short, and Chris Humphrey for Best Actress Comedy Short.

6/30/20 - The Shakedown has been officially selected by the Brightside Film Festival.

6/9/20 - A trailer for The Shakedown is now available at https://vimeo.com/424127788

6/5/20 - The Under the Stars International Film Festival 2020 (Streep Edition) has announced that The Shakedown is a Semi-Finalist for Best Editing. Chris Humphrey, who played Iggy, is a Semi-Finalist for Best Actress. Patrick Lescarbeau, who played Leo, is a Semi-Finalist for Best Supporting Actor.

6/4/20 - The Shakedown is a finalist for The Indie Short Fest, Los Angeles International Film Festival Best Mobile Short award (May/June 2020).

5/25/20 - The Shakedown is a Semi Finalist at the Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival 2020.

5/10/20 - The Shakedown has been officially selected by the Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival which is now scheduled for August 14 - September 6, 2020 in Vero Beach, Florida. They haven't yet announced a wine to pair our film with.

5/5/20 - The Shakedown has won a Gold award at the May 2020 Mindfield Film Festival - Albuquerque bimonthly competition.

5/2/20 - The Shakedown has won the award for Best Mobile Short Film at the KoŇ°ice International Monthly Film Festival.

4/29/20 - The Shakedown has been officially selected by the Turnpike Film Festival.

4/18/20 - The Shakedown has been officially selected for the bi-monthly competition of the Mindfield Film Festival - Albuquerque March - April Season.

4/10/20 - The Indie Short Fest, Los Angeles International Film Festival has selected The Shakedown to screen in competition.

4/9/20 - The Shakedown has won an award. The Best Shorts Competition (April 2020) gave the film its Award of Recognition in the Liberation / Social Justice / Protest category.

4/1/20 - The April monthly edition of the Miami Independent Film Festival has officially selected The Shakedown to compete in their SHORT NARRATIVE & DOCS category.

3/31/20 - The Direct Monthly Online Film Festival has officially selected The Shakedown to screen in their online film festival beginning April 1, 2020.

3/9/20 - The Best Shorts Competition has officially selected The Shakedown to compete with other short films from around the world.

3/3/20 - Since 2008 we've focused on screenwriting and other projects rather than filmmaking (although we did produce a Get Out the Vote ad in October 2018). In October 2019 we started developing a new short film called The Shakedown. We have basically completed it, although we will probably make a few tweaks in the coming days.

4/5/08 -The Delray Beach Film Festival - May 6 - 11, 2008, in Delray Beach Florida, has officially selected Totally Connected.

3/2/08 - Totally Connected has been selected to screen in the South By Southwest Film Festival's Reel Women Showcase - March 9, 2008, in Austin, Texas.

2/1/08 - Totally Connected has been accepted by the Sunscreen Film Festival - March 19 -22, 2008, in St. Petersburg.

1/27/08 - Totally Connected has been accepted by the California Independent Film Festival - Livermore, California, April 16 -20, 2008. The screening will be the film's California premiere.

1/14/08 - The Faux Film Festival, in Portland, Oregon, March 27 through 30, 2008, has selected Totally Connected to play at the historic Hollywood Theatre, which seats 470.

1/9/08 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Macon Film Festival, and will screen Saturday evening, February 23, 2008, in Macon, Georgia.

10/17/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Veneration Film Festival, November 3, 2007, in Newport News, Virginia.

10/12/07 - Totally Connected wins the award for Best Overall film at the Daytona Beach Film Festival (Student Film Festival). This is the film's second cash prize. Previously the film had won Best Commercial at the Bare Bones International Film Festival, 3rd Place Jury Award in the Short Short Category at the 2007 Jersey Shore Film Festival, and was a Short Film Semi-Finalist for the 2007 Moondance International Film Festival.

9/19/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Asheville Film Festival, November 8 - 11, 2007, in Asheville, North Carolina. [Update: it was nominated for Best Short Film.]

9/17/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Daytona Beach Film Festival, October 7, 2007, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

9/5/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Ellensburg Film Festival, to be held October 4 - 7, 2007 in Ellensburg, Washington.

8/19/07 - Totally Connected wins the 3rd Place Jury Award in the Short Short Category at the 2007 Jersey Shore Film Festival. This is the film's first cash prize. Previously the film had won Best Commercial at the Bare Bones International Film Festival, and was a Short Film Semi-Finalist for the 2007 Moondance International Film Festival.

8/7/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Thin Line Film Fest, August 31, 2007, 9 p.m., and September 2, 1 p.m., Campus Theater, in Denton, Texas.

7/27/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the TriMedia Film Festival, with screenings 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday September 8, 2007, in Fort Collins, Colorado.

7/18/07 - Another festival acceptance: Totally Connected will screen at the Jersey Shore Film Festival, Thursday August 16th, 9 p.m. and Sunday August 19th, 7:30 p.m. at the Baronet Theater in Asbury Park, New Jersey. It will play as one of three shorts before a feature each night. The theater seats 500.

7/12/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival, to be held August 31 - September 3, 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia.

6/30/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of Pencil Head's Dusk Till Dawn Film Fest, to be held July 20 - 21, 2007 in Houston, Texas.

6/22/07 - The Staten Island Advance newspaper's behind the scenes commentator for the Staten Island film festival, Caitlin Hogan, blogs about Totally Connected.

6/19/07 - Totally Connected is listed with 45 other films as a 2007 Moondance International Film Festival Short Film Semi-Finalist.

6/8/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the San Antonio Underground Film Festival. It screens Friday June 22, 2007.

5/18/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Long Island Film Festival in New York. It screens Friday June 1, 2007.

5/11/07 - Landon Henninger, who Totally Connected first introduced on the big screen, gets his feature debut this June starring in Scott Prendergast's comedy Kabluey (he plays Lisa Kudrow's holy terror of a son). It premieres at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

5/9/07 - Totally Connected (2007) is now listed on IMDB - the web's largest movie database.

4/29/07 - Totally Connected wins award for Best Commercial at the 2007 at Bare Bones International Film Festival.

4/28/07 - Totally Connected gets front page mention in The Muskogee Phoenix daily newspaper.

4/28/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Winnipeg International Film Festival, to be held June 1 - 9, 2007 in Winnipeg, Canada.

3/30/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of Be Film the Underground Film Festival, to be held May 1 - 5, 2007 in Manhattan, New York.

3/6/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Staten Island Film Festival, to be held June 20 - 24, 2007 in Staten Island, New York.

2/26/07 - Totally Connected is an Official Selection of the Bare Bones International Independent Film Festival, to be held April 23 - 29th, 2007 in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

12/11/06 - completed Totally Connected.

10/17/06 - green light to make our first film: Totally Connected.