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NewJersey Film Festival Spring 2014 Media Links
EBTV
-New Jersey Film Festival Overview
-Interview with Joon Bai, Producer and Screenwriter of The Other Side of the Mountain
-Interview with Catherine Brabec, Director of A Life Outside
-Interview with Nathan Dappen, Co-Director of Snows of the NIle
Princeton Packet Time Off
Courier News/Home News Tribune #1
Courier News/Home News Tribune #2
U.S. 1 Newspaper/PrincetonInfo.com
Asbury Park Press
Daily Targum
Star Ledger/nj.com #1
Star Ledger/nj.com #2
Patch #1
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WCTC 1450 AM
Thursday, January 16 - Overview with Festival Director and Catherine Brabec, Director of A Life Outside
Wednesday, January 22 - Robert Fritz, Director and Kirsti Torhaug, Lead Actor of the film AKT 2
Thursday, January 30 - Ty Coyle, Director of Baxter
Thursday, February 6 - Andrew Rubin and/or Ricardo Villareal Co-Directors of Ride With Larry
Interviews can be heard live at approx. 8:30AM here
They will also be available after a few days here
WOBM 92.7 FM
New Jersey Stage
Ocean County Signal
Philly.com

New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2013 Media Links
Newark Star Ledger/nj.com
Asbury Park Press #1
Asbury Park Press #2
Time Off/Princeton Packet
Bergen Record/northjersey.com
EBTV, Interview with John McKelvey, Director of Rap ‘N’ Reno
EBTV, Interview with David Dubin, Producer of AliveAndKickin’
EBTV, Interview with Deirdre Vertucci, Director of Paris Echo Gold
WCTC-AM 1450
Th-September 5
David Motrin, Director of Mad Ship
Murv Seymour and/or Joe Bamford, Co-Directors of Killer B3
Th-September 12
Jose Asuncion, Director of Sick Mick and the Boys (7:45AM start time)
Th-September 19
Emily Wick, Director of Life With Alex
Th-September 26
Jeremy Waltman, Director of Locomotive
Th-October 3
Matthew VanDyke, Director of Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution
Interviews can be heard live here at approx. 8:30AM Eastern
They will also be available after a few days here
Patch #1
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Inside Beat
Daily Targum
Trim Magazine
New Jersey Stage
The Sentinel #1
The Sentinel #2
U.S. 1 Newspaper
New York Times, Mad Ship Photo Listing in the Sunday, September 1, 2013 Metropolitan section, page 7.
WRSU-FM, Scott Einhorn interviewed Zack Morrison, Director of Melody and John McKelvey, Director of Rap ‘N’ Reno on Monday, September 1, 2013 - 9 to 11 p.m. ET, at 88.7 FM in central NJ
New York Daily News #1
New York Daily News #2
JerseyArts.com

NJIFF Summer 2013 Media Links
EBTV - Interview with Don Freeman, Director of Art House: Part One:
Bergen Record/NorthJersey.com
Patch #7
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The Hub
NJTV #1
NJTV #2
NorthJersey.com/The Montclair Times

Home News Tribune/Courier News
Time Off/Princeton Packet
Newark Star Ledger/nj.com
EBTV - Interview with Sarah Friedland, Director of The Rink
EBTV - Interview with Sloan Copeland and Jessica Piervicenti, Director and Actor of Wet Behind The Ears
EBTV - Interview with L.E. Salas, Director of Dead Man Working
WCTC-AM 1450 Interviews for the 2013 New Jersey International Film Festival.
The first four interviews will be on Th-May 23 from 2-3 PM Eastern Time and it will be in studio with myself doing an overview of the Festival as well as phone interviews with Sarah Friedland, Director of The Rink at 2:20 PM. Sloan Copeland, Director of Wet Behind The Ears at around 2:25 PM and Jessica Sue Burstein, Director of Chicken at around 2:35PM. The 5th and 6th will be over the telephone on Wed-June 5 with Luis Salas, Director of Dead Man Working at 2:25PM and Vivianne Perelmuter, Director of UNCERTAIN TIMES at 2:40PM. The 7th and 8th will be over the telephone on Th-June 13 with Richard Hankin, Director of 16 Acres at 2:25PM and Brian Titshaw, Director of The Space Jockey Pursuit at 2:40PM.
Interviews can be heard live here.
They will also be available after a few days here.
Asbury Park Press #1
Asbury Park Press #2
Sentinel
New Jersey Stage
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Inside Beat

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2013 Media Links
EBTV-Comcast Channel 3
1-Festival Director Al Nigrin Interviews Sue Sipprelle, Producer of Set For Life Week of January 3
2-Festival Director Al Nigrin Interviews Sopheap Theam, Producer and Janet Gardner, Director of Lost Child: Sayon's Journey Week of January 10
3-Festival Director Al Nigrin Interviews Sara Rempe, Screenwriter of The Last Days of August Week of January 17
4-Festival Director Al Nigrin Interviews Dustin Grella, Director of Animation Hotline Week of January 24
WCTC-AM 1450
Interviews for the Spring 2013 New Jersey Film Festival.
1-Th-January 17 Festival Director Al Nigrin doing an overview of the Festival with host Bert Baron at 1:30PM Eastern.
2+3- Th-January 24 with Sue Sipprelle, Producer of Set For Life and Sopheap Theam, Producer of Lost Child: Sayon's Journey at 1:30PM Eastern.
4+5- Th-January 31 with James Huang, Director of Starting From Scratch and Michael Izqueirdo, Lead Actor from The Last Days of August at 2:30PM Eastern.
6- Th-February 7 with As Goes Janesville Director Brad Lichtenstein at 2:30PM Eastern. 7- Th-February 14 with one or two Directors TBD. that will be screening at the United States Super 8 Film + DV Festival at 2:30PM Eastern
8+9- Th-February 21 with Susan Ryan, Director of From the 'Burg to the Barrio and Antonio DiFonzo, Director of Boyz of Summer at 2:30PM Eastern.
Interviews can be heard live here.
Interviews will also be available after a few days here.
New York Times
Photo story on the New Jersey Film Festival featuring the film Olivia in the New York Times Metropolitan section page 6, Sunday, January 20, 2013!
Princeton Packet/Time Off/centraljersey.com
Star Ledger/nj.com
Asbury Park Press #1
Asbury Park Press #2
Suburban
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Daily Targum #1
Daily Targum #2
Daily Targum #3
Rutgers Today
New Jersey Stage
nj.com
The Sentinel
Home News Tribune
U.S. 1
jerseyarts.com
Asbury Park Press
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nj.com
Suburban
Daily Targum
Some nice pix of a NJFF screening in the RU newspaper on the front page and page 6!
Daily Record
PBS Off Book
jerseyarts.com
U.S. 1

New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2012 Media Links
Time Off-Princeton Packet/centraljersey.com
EBTV - Festival Director Al Nigrin Interviews David Spaltro, Director of Things I Don't Understand
EBTV - Festival Director Al Nigrin Interviews Diane Ciccone, Director of Act of Faith
EBTV - Festival Director Al Nigrin Interviews Kevin Couliau, Director of Doin' It In The Park
WCTC-AM 1450 Interviews for the Fall 2012 New Jersey Film Festival. Here are the details: The 1st interview #1: Th-September 6 With Festival Director Al Nigrin doing an overview of the Festival. Interview #2 and #3: Th-September 13 with David Spaltro, Director of Things I Don't Understand and Zack Morrison, Director of Knights, Tigers, and Cannons. Oh My!. Interview #4 and #5: Th-September 20 with Pete Simonite and/or Annie Gunn, Directors of Postcard From 1952 and Megan Peterson and John Douglas Sinclair Directors of Heathens and Thieves. Interview #6: Th-September 27 with Diane Ciccone, Director of Act of Faith. Interview #7: Th-October 4 with Megan Hessenthaler, Director of One Brooklyn Boat. Interviews can be heard live here. Many of the interviews will also be available after a few days here.
Home News Tribune/Asbury Park Press/Metromix
The Sentinel
nj.com -1
nj.com - 2
nj.com - 3
Inside Beat - 1
Inside Beat - 2
U.S. 1 Newspaper/Princetoninfo.com
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Blue New Jersey
Rutgers Today
Daily Targum - 1
Daily Targum - 2
Daily Targum - 3
New Jersey Stage
JerseyArts.com
NJ Monthly
New York Times - Things I Dont Understand photo w/ NJFF Description, Metropolitan Section, Sunday, September 9, 2012, page 14.

2012 New Jersey International Film Festival Media Links
Time Off / Princeton Packet
U.S. Newspaper
Asbury Park Press / HomeNews Tribune / Courier News / Metromix
Inside Beat – Festival Overview
EBTV
Interview #1 with Jonathan Kalafer, Director of Once In a Lullaby was broadcast from Thursday-May 10-May 16, 2012
Interview #2 with Christina Garced, Lead Actress of Red Scare was broadcast from Thursday-May 17-May 23, 2012
Interview #3 with Howard libov, Director of Aglow was broadcast from Thursday-May 24-May 30, 2012
Interview #4 with Ryan Halasz, Director of Project Engima was broadcast from Thursday-May 31-June 6, 2012
Each interview will run as part of EBTV's This Week In East Brunswick Program and will air on TV every evening for a week.
WCTC
WCTC-AM 1450 Interviews for the 2012 New Jersey International Film Festival.
The 1st interview will be on Th-May 17 and it will be in studio with the Festival Director doing an overview of the Festival for a few minutes with a phone interview with Rudd Simmons, Director of The First Season and Producer of Boardwalk Empire. The 2nd interview was on Th-May 31 with Festival Director talking up Jonathan Kalafer’s Once In A Lullaby and Sam Platizky’s Red Scare. The 3rd and 4th will be on Th-June 7 with Olivia Newman, Director of The First Match and Mischa Weble, Director of the film The Kill Hole. The 5th and 6th will be on Th-June 14 with Max Rissman Co-Director of Deep Note and Karen Brown, Associate Producer of #whilewewatch.
and interviews can be heard live here.
Most of these will also be available after a few days here.
New Jersey Stage
New York Times - Once In a Lullaby Photo w/ NJIFF Description, Metropolitan Section, Sunday, May 27, 2012, page 10.
Star Ledger / nj.com
Slow Food Central New Jersey
Staten Island Advance
WNYC
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New York City's Sicilian Food, Wine & Travel Group
Jersey Arts

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2012 Media Links
Princeton Packet – Time Off Cover Story
Star Ledger/nj.com
Bergen Record/northejersey.com
Metromix #1/Asbury Park Press/Home News Tribune
Metromix #2
Inside Beat #1
Inside Beat #2
Inside Beat #3
New York Times, Bull Runners of Pamplona Photo w/ Description, Metropolitan Section, Sunday, January 15, Page 10.
EBTV Interview #1
(This week in E. B. – December 22 edition Festival Overview and Interview with Festival Director Al Nigrin)
Note: all the EBTV interviews will be also broadcast via Jersey Access Group (JAG) affiliates. You can also see the interview here.
EBTV Interview #2
(This week in E. B. – January 5 edition Interview with Calendar Girl Director Derek Lindeman and Lead Actor Jensen Bucher). You can also see the interview here.
EBTV Interview #3
(This week in E. B. – January 12 edition Interview with Halloweenville Directors Gary Cohen and Paul Kaye). You can also see the interview here.
EBTV Interview #4
(This week in E. B. – January 19 edition Interview with The Red Corvette Director Frank Lisi). You can also see the interview here.
WCTC-AM 1450
Live Interviews at 2:30PM Eastern on Thursdays, (January 19, 26, February 2 and 9) at 2:30PM. The 1st interview on Th-January 19 will be in studio with myself doing an overview of the Festival for about 10 minutes followed by a 15 minute interview with Derek Lindeman and Jensen Bucher, Director and Lead Actor of Calendar Girl. The 2nd and 3rd interviews will be over the telephone on Th-January 26 with Paul Kaye and Jann Kniskern Co-Directors of Halloweenville and Antonia Bogdanovich, Director of My Left Hand Man. The 4th and 5th will be over the telephone on Th-February 2 with Frank Lisi, Director of The Red Corvette and Thomas Phillips, Director of Quite a Conundrum. The 6th and 7th will be over the telephone on Th-February 9 with Sky Pinnick, Director of Boom Varietal and Bryan Enk, Director of The Big Bad.
The Rising Hollywood
The Happiest Medium
New Jersey Stage #1
New Jersey Stage #2
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Jersey Arts
Asbury Park Press
Inside Beat #1
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New York Times - 78 Days + United States Super 8 Film + DV Festival Photo w/ Description, Metropolitan Section, Sunday, February 12, Page 11.
WCTC-AM 1450 - Live Interviews at 2:30PM Eastern on Wednesday, February 15 at 2:30PM on the US Super 8 Film and DV Festival was over the telephone on We-February 15 with Kurt Hemmer and Tom Knoff, Co-Directors of Keenan and with Jason Nardella, Director of 78 Days.
The Home News Tribune
Rutgers Today
Northjersey.com
Northjersey.com #2
Patch

New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2011 Media Links
Princeton Packet – Time Off Section Cover Story
New Jersey Monthly
U.S. 1 Newspaper
New York Times
EBTV Interview #1 (This week in E. B. – September 8 edition Festival Overview and Interview with In God We Teach Director Vic Losick)
EBTV Interview #2 (This week in E. B. – September 15 edition Festival Overview and Interview with Enter The Beard Director Matthew Lawrence)
WCTC - Live Interviews at 2:30PM Eastern on Thursdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6 and 20 - The 1st interview on Th-September 1 was with Festival Director Nigrin and Vic Losick, Director of In God We Teach. The 2nd interview was on Th-September 8 with Beth and George Gage, Directors of From The Ground Up: 10 Years after 9/11. The 3rd and 4th was on Th-September 15 with Chris Pepino, Director of Inside The Perfect Circle: The Odyssey of Joel Thome and Bob King, Director of Bad Actress. The 5th interview on September 22 will be with Steve Janas, Director of Tolltaker. The 6th on September 29 was with Stephen Payne, Director of Ice Works. The 7th on October 6 was with Director Eric Vitner, Director of Everything Fred Tells Me and the 8th and last interview was on October 20 with Thomas L. Phillps, Director of Where I Begin.
Metromix #1
Metromix #2
Bergen Record
Patch
Inside Beat
Daily Targum
Rutgers Today #1
Rutgers Today #2
New Jersey Stage
NAMAC
Inside Beat #2
Inside Beat #3 Cover Story
Asbury Park Press
Home News Tribune
Patch #2
Daily Targum #2
Patch #3
WMBC-TV Interview with Festival Director between 5-6PM on Friday, October 1, 2011
Stamford Times
Glasschord Art & Culture Magazine
Inside Beat #4
Inside Beat #5

2011 New Jersey International Film Festival Media Links
Princeton Packet/Time Off - Cover Story May 20
WCTC and WCTC Bert Podcasts - Live Interviews at 2:30PM Eastern on Thursdays, May 26, June 3, 10 and 17 - The 1st interview on Th-May 26 will be with Festival Director Nigrin doing an overview of the Festival for about 20 minutes followed by a 10 minute interview with Ari Frenkel, Director of Pluto. The 2nd interview will be on Th-June 2 with Sean Fallon and Charlotte Barnett, Directors of Virgin Alexander. The 3rd will be on Th-June 9 with M.T. Silva, Director of Atomic Mom. The 4th will be on Th-June 16 with Jake Wilson of Bush League.
EBTV Interview #1 - (This week in E. B. – May 19 edition from minute 13-20…Festival Overview and Interview with Pluto Actor Dave Murgitroyd)
EBTV Interview #2 - (This week in E. B. – May 26 edition from minute 7-14…Festival Overview and Interview with Voices of Sculpture Director Chris Campbell)
EBTV Interview #3 - (This week in E. B. – June 2 edition from minute 11-18… Interviews with Ashley/Amber Director Rebecca Rojer and For Belly Actor Julie Tortorici)
WWFM - Click on May 14 Interview with Eatala Co-Director Debora Kodish
Inside Beat - Festival Overview
Inside Beat - The Sandman Review
New Jersey Stage - Festival Overview
Jersey Arts
The Home News Tribune - Interview with Ashley/Amber Director Rebecca Rojer
The Star-Ledger - Festival Overview plus story on Pluto
U.S. 1 Newspaper - Overview plus story on Voices of Sculpture
Metromix #1 - Interview with Ashley/Amber Director Rebecca Rojer
Metromix #2 - Festival Overview with Photo Gallery
Sentinel #1 - Story on Perpsective
Highland Park Mirror
Sentinel #2 - Story on Pluto
The Sparta Indpependent - Story on Virgin Alexander
WMGQ
South Brunswick Patch - Story on Pluto
NewBrunswick.com
Rutgers Today
NewBrunswickPress.com
NJ.com - Story on Downward
Maplewood Patch - Story on Ashley/Amber
Baristanet - Story on Ashley/Amber

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2011 Media Links
Princeton Packet-Time Off
East Brunswick TV Interview #1(This week in E. B. – January 13 edition from minute 1-10…Overview of First Weekend and an Interview with Dean Seidel Director of Atlantic Crossing)
East Brunswick TV Interview #2 (This week in E. B. – January 20 edition from minute 17-24+…Overview of Festival and an Interview with Yuri Alves Director of Broken Clouds)
Asbury Park Press
New Jersey Stage
Inside Beat
WNYC Radio
U.S. 1 Newspaper/Princeton Info
Metromix #2
Metromix #1
Daily Targum
New York Times
The Home News Tribune/The Courier News
Highland Park Mirror - December 27, 2010 issue Page 9 Overview Story
New Jersey Network (PBS) Replay of a 2008 Preview
Jersey Arts
Daily Targum
Inside Beat
Hunterdon County Democrat/Star Ledger
New Jersey Herald
Straus News
New Jersey Stage #2
Jersey Arts #2
Daily Targum
Asbury Park Press
Princeton Packet/Time Off
New Jersey Stage #3
Inside Beat
Metromix #3
Home News Tribune

New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2010 Press Links
Princeton Packet-Time Off
Newark Star Ledger
Metromix
EBTV Interview #1 (This week in E. B. - August 26 edition from minute 11-18…Interview with Michael Gartland Director of Yankeeland: In the Shadow of the Stadium)
U.S. 1 Newspaper
EBTV Interview #2 (This week in E. B. – September 2 edition from minute 23-30…Interview with Festival Director Al Nigrin)
Inside Beat
New Jersey Stage
Daily Targum
Asbury Park Press
Home News Tribune
Inside Beat
EBTV Interview #3 (This week in E. B. - September 9 edition from about minute 13-20…Interview with Gladys Bensimon Director of Crossing Our Borders)
Inside Beat
Inside Beat
EBTV Interview #4 (This week in E. B. – September 30 edition from minute 19-26…Interview with Ellen Friedland, Producer and Curt Fissel Director of Delicious Peace Grows in a Uganda Bean)
Inside Beat

NJIFF Summer 2010 Press Links
New York Times
Time Off – Princeton Packet
NJN Podcast
Asbury Park Press
Inside Jersey Part 1
Inside Jersey Part 2
Inside Beat
Newark Star Ledger
New Jersey Monthly
The Jewish State
The Bergen Record
Ridgefield Press
aszym.blogspot
The Trentonian
jerseyarts.com
newjerseystage.com
New Jersey Newsroom
nj.com
WWFM Webcast
Asbury Park Press
U.S. 1 Newspaper
nj.com