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Sound Unseen Music on Film Festival

Please join us on Oct. 15th for the 12th annual festival at the Trylon Microcinema with the Twin Cities premiere of “A DRUMMER’S DREAM” by director John Walker. This is an intimate venue with a limited number of tickets available so we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance.

Date: Saturday, October 15th, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Trylon Microcineam, 3258 Minnehaha Ave. S., Mpls. 55406
Tickets: $10.00

In the fall of 2000, Sound Unseen introduced itself as a unique, cutting edge “films-on-music” festival in Minneapolis. Even during its humble beginnings, the festival drew much attention as an idea whose time had come. Music and Film naturally flow together and play off of one another. The Sound Unseen founders knew this, the directors since then knew it, and now it is time for a much larger audience to know it. Sound Unseen has striven to its 10th year and has established itself as one of the premiere Films-On-Music festivals in the country, but more importantly as an important and vital part of the regional cultural scene.

More than 5,000 music, film and art fans will crowd theaters, clubs, galleries and warehouses throughout the Twin Cities for Sound Unseen. Documentaries, rare concert footage, short films, animation, music videos, special performances, gallery exhibitions and dozens of live music events highlighting both local and national acts separate this festival from the usual outdoor mega concerts, film festivals and tours. What began as an underground film festival with 500 attendees has grown to an anticipated array of music, film, new media and art.

http://soundunseen.com

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Murray Creed solo

Through this film’s release we keep always adding new members to our drum enthusiast community! Check out this soca solo from our good friend Murray Creed founder of the Victoria Drum Festival in BC, Canada.

http://tinyurl.com/3ooa746.

Let us know if there are any fantastic video’s you know about that we should post.

Email: roz@adrummersdream.com

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Victoria Drum Festival extravaganza

Drumming enthusiasts in Victoria, British Columbia unite!!

Our good friend Murray Creed is presenting “The Victoria Drum Festival” Sunday April 17.

Don’t miss performances by Murray, Pat Steward, Jon Millar, and Gary Grace and Victoria’s fastest Drummer contest!!

“A Drummer’s Dream” DVD will be offered as a prize and available for sale on site. Have fun kittens!

Click here for festival website.

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CSC Win

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Two More International Awards for the NFB

Toronto, January 31, 2011 – The National Film Board of Canada has just received international awards for two of its productions.

The interactive web documentary HIGHRISE/Out My Window won the Cross-Media Prize for School and Youth Education at BaKaFORUM 2011, held in Basel, Switzerland from January 27–29. The feature documentary A Drummer’s Dream by director John Walker won the FIPA d’Or Grand Prize in the Performing Arts category at the 24th Festival international des programmes audiovisuels (FIPA) held in Biarritz, France from January 24–30.

About HIGHRISE/Out My Window

HIGHRISE is a multi-year, multimedia, collaborative documentary experiment about the human experience in global vertical suburbs. Under the direction of documentary-maker Katerina Cizek and National Film Board Senior Producer Gerry Flahive, the HIGHRISE team is generating web documentaries, live presentations, installations, mobile projects and, yes, documentary films. Visit <highrise.NFB.ca> HIGHRISE’s first international production, Out My Window <highrise.NFB.ca/outmywindow> is also one of the world’s first interactive 360º documentaries, delivered entirely on the Web. Meet remarkable high-rise residents in 13 cities who harness the human spirit—and the power of community—to resurrect meaning amid the ruins of Modernism.

About the BaKaFORUM

BaKaFORUM TV and Media Forum is a meeting point and platform for discussion and co-operation among broadcasters and independent producers, as well as cultural, educational and societal organizations interested in quality TV work, global education and educational development. The annual conference includes sessions, a contest, screenings and workshops. During the year, BaKaFORUM is committed to continually supporting common initiatives and projects that are in line with its mandate.

About A Drummer’s Dream

A rare and unique assembly of some of the greatest drummers in the world. Explosive talent, passion, humour and irresistible personalities come together in a magical setting when seven diverse musicians create a profound and unforgettable experience of transcendence. You’ve never seen drummers like this before.

About the 24th Festival international des programmes audiovisuels (FIPA)

The FIPA is six days of ideal television—clear and thoughtful, independent, exacting, sensitive and insightful about the modern world—selected from the past year’s international productions. The festival, created with the founding principles of “independence and quality,” strives in a spirit of co-operation to recognize, reward and promote audiovisual works, with the ultimate goal of contributing to the evolution and understanding of the audiovisual language.