Tuesday, July 21, 2009

For Immediate Release: After the Headlines Becomes Official Selection for the 2009 Action on Film International Film Festival


For Immediate Release: Contact: Aaliyah Miller
(203) 232-3712 or amiller_12@hotmail.com

Waterbury Screenwriter’s Script After the Headlines Becomes Official Selection for the 2009 Action on Film International Film Festival

JULY 21, 2009, WATERBURY, CT – After the Headlines, a short screenplay written by Aaliyah Miller, resident of Waterbury, Connecticut, has been chosen as an official selection for the 2009 AOF International Film Festival. Her screenplay was selected from thousands of entries. The 2009 Action on Film (AOF) International Film Festival announced their line-up of film and scripts selected from a record number of submissions submitted nationally and internationally.

AOF Screenwriter's Series' is the only festival to take the written word submissions and create short scenes that will be showcased at the festival on the big screens at various theatres in Pasadena. After the Headlines is one of more than 50 scripts nominated.

The screenplay follows Clara Dumont, a guilt-ridden mother who struggles to stop blaming herself for the death of daughter Alexis. The poignant script takes the reader on Clara’s emotional journey as she seeks personal redemption.

“I’m ecstatic about my acceptance into Action on Film International Festival. I consider it a real privilege,” says Miller. “MovieMaker Magazine 2009 names AOF “One of the Top 25 Festivals worth the Fees.”

A premier showcase for the world’s independent filmmakers and screenwriters, AOF provides industry professionals and audiences with an opportunity to discover new and innovative films. AOF will award nominated filmmakers and screenwriters more than
$75, 000 in cash and prizes. The festival runs from July 24 to 31, 2009, in Pasadena, California. The complete list of films and scripts can be found at http://www.aoffest.com/about.html

6 comments:

ChaChanna said...

That is absolutely fabulous news Aaliyah! I'm so proud of you! You have really some a long way. Congrats!

Greg said...

Congrats to you Aaliyah. All that hard work is paying off!

T.S. said...

Congratulations Aaliyah!

ka said...

cool beans. and i can read chachanna's name now that it's typed.... :D

skybynature said...

Congratulations!!! You are definitely making things happen and that's awesome.

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