On Monday, September 4th, Flicks on Fairbanks will continue its run as Central Florida's longest-running coffee house cinema screening series, now in its third year. September's
edition at Austin Coffee and Film will feature a tribute to Orlando independent digital filmmaking powerhouse, Dastoli Digital.
Twin brothers James Dastoli and Robert Dastoli currently attend the University of Central Florida. Dastoli Digital began with computer graphics in the late 1990s and started making films in 1999. Originally based in Stamford, CT, Dastoli Digital relocated to Orlando, FL in 2004.
Produced and hosted by Brian Feldman, in addition to the eight short films screening, the event will feature many prize giveaways including a movie walk-on-role. You can download the program for September's FOF here: http://www.brianfeldman.com/flicks/fof_program_september_2006.pdf Doors are at 8:00 PM - Movies begin at 8:30 PM - and as always, admission is Free!
September's titles include:
* "Automated Assets" (2005) Two automatons share a busy workday. Featuring the voices of Robert Dastoli and Matt London. Running Time: 3 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli
* "Southwestern Orange County vs. the Flying Saucers" (2005) When flying saucers invade Southwestern Orange County Florida, it's up to one theme park employee to stop them!
Starring Alejandro Kontarovsky and featuring an embarrassing cameo by Brian Feldman. Music by Sean Beeson and Dan Rogers. Running Time: 17 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/socvtfs.html
* "Gangster Movie" (2005) Booze. Broads. Bullets & Cowboys. Shakespeare never saw it coming. Based on a scene from William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," the script was adapted by Drew Lindo, Diego Kontarovsky and Alejandro Kontarovsky and features the cinematography, editing and direction of James Dastoli. Starring Drew Lindo, Christy Rubenstein, Alejandro Kontarovsky, Diego Kontarovsky, Jordyn Roberts, Tyson Lindo, Robert Dastoli and Jeffrey Ashkin. Running Time: 5 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/gangster.html
* "Evasive Maneuvers" (2004) Vic Gagne gains an unlikely ally after an escape attempt goes awry. Written and Produced by Drew Lindo, from a story by James Dastoli and Robert
Dastoli. Starring James Dastoli, Padra Sanchez and Drew Lindo. Music by Sean Beeson. Running Time: 14 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/em.html
* "A Wind to Shake the Stars" (2004) A family struggles through the burdens of the universe in this - an epic of utmost significance. Written by Diego Kontarovsky, Alejandro
Kontarovsky, James Dastoli and Robert Dastoli. Starring Dominick Vicchiullo, Maria Paris, Jordyn Roberts, Alejandro Kontarovsky, Diego Kontarovsky and Carl Fieler. Music by Sean
Beeson. Running Time: 5 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/awtsts.html
* "The Vorzyd Gambit" (2003) This Star Wars Fan Film, made "while we were still in high school and didn't know what the hell we were doing," pits Jedi Knight Torr Brelrunner and
his brother Deck against a powerful casino boss on the planet Vorzyd V. Starring James Dastoli, Robert Dastoli, Mike Harris and Chelsea Dube. Running Time: 17 min. (Followed
by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/tvg.html
* "The Price of Failure" (2005) Also based on a scene from William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (specifically Act III scene II), the script was adapted by Diego
Kontarovsky and Alejandro Kontarovsky and features the cinematography, editing and direction of Robert Dastoli. Starring Drew Lindo and Diego Kontarovsky. Running Time: 5
min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/failure.html
* "Equal Justice" (2006) (a work-in-progress screening) When identical twin brothers are put on trial for murder in a society prejudiced against twins, a down on his luck defense
attorney takes the case to save his career; the 33rd film from Dastoli Digital. Written by Diego Kontarovsky and Alejandro Kontarovsky. Starring John Hill, Derek Ormond, Larry
Anderson and Carl Fieler. Music by music: Igor Nemirovsky. Running Time: 14 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/ej.html
To learn more about creator Constantin Traian Preda and host Brian Feldman, visit http://www.constantinpreda.com and http://www.brianfeldman.com
For a recap of the August 2006 installment of Flicks on Fairbanks, visit: http://www.flicksonfairbanks.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=175
To learn more about Dastoli Digital, visit: http://www.dastolidigital.com
To learn more about Austin Coffee and Film, visit http://www.austinscoffee.com or call (407) 975-3364. They are located at 929 W. Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park.