The two latest films by Memphis-based production company Paper Moon Films have secured premieres in Los Angeles and New York City.
The upcoming film Forty Years from Yesterday by directors Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck will have a world premiere in competition at the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival in June. Pilgrim Song by director Martha Stephens has been selected by Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) to make its theatrical premiere for a weeklong run at the reRun theatre in Brooklyn after a year of festival screenings.
Paper Moon Films is a Memphis-based film production company, co-founded by Nick Case and Ryan Watt in 2009, to increase the visibility of emerging artists. It has been a client of the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission.
Paper Moon Films produced Kentucker Audley's Open Five, which was listed on the 'Top 25 Films of 2010' by The New Yorker. Their second feature, Pilgrim Song by Martha Stephens, premiered in competition at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival and was awarded 'Best Southern Film of 2012' by Oxford American Magazine. Their third feature, The Romance of Loneliness by Sarah Ledbetter and Matteo Servente, is currently on the festival circuit. Upcoming projects include Brent Stewart's 2011 Sundance Creative Producing Summit Fellow film Child of God and Robert Machoian & Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck's Nebraska.
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