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MADE PUBLIC named Best Film at Vaughan International Film Festival by Foster Wilson

Days after receiving the Audience Award at the 2019 Bentonville Film Festival, the short film MADE PUBLIC received four top honors at the 7th annual Vaughan International Film Festival, including Best Film (Something Wilde Productions), Best Director (Foster Wilson), Best Actress (Jeanine Mason), and Best Actor (Josh Zuckerman).

Made Public director Foster Wilson at the VFF Awards 2019 & Closing Night After-Party. Image courtesy of Vaughan International Film Festival.

Made Public director Foster Wilson at the VFF Awards 2019 & Closing Night After-Party. Image courtesy of Vaughan International Film Festival.

The Vaughan International Film Festival (VFF) held its red carpet awards and closing night reception on Thursday, May 16th, at the Terrace Banquet Centre. Each year, VFF recognizes the best in local and international short film with their prestigious Golden Reel Awards. “Made Public” director Foster Wilson was in attendance to accept the awards for Best Director and Best Film. “I just want to say thank you to everyone for taking risks on female filmmakers, on women, on independent filmmakers,” said Wilson. “We have to be able to take risks, and we have to be able to fail and get up again and do it all over again.”

“Made Public” will be released to the public on June 24th through the digital platforms Short of the Week, Film Shortage, and Omeleto. Click here to learn more about the film and upcoming screenings.

For the full story, download the official Press Release here.

L to R: Mischa Barton and MADE PUBLIC director Foster Wilson on stage at the Vaughan International Film Festival Awards 2019. Image courtesy of the Vaughan International Film Festival.

L to R: Mischa Barton and MADE PUBLIC director Foster Wilson on stage at the Vaughan International Film Festival Awards 2019. Image courtesy of the Vaughan International Film Festival.

Made Public earns 4 award nominations at 2019 Vaughan International Film Festival by Foster Wilson

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The Vaughan International Film Festival in Ontario, Canada, held its annual Spring Launch on Tuesday, April 16, to announce their 2019 film award nominees. The USA short film MADE PUBLIC earned 4 nominations, including a Best Actor nomination for Josh Zuckerman, a Best Actress nomination for Jeanine Mason, and a Best Director nod for Foster Wilson as well as a nomination for Best Film.

MADE PUBLIC kicks off the 2019 Vaughan International Film Festival on Monday, May 13, at 7PM at Cineplex Cinemas Vaughan. The 2019 Awards & Closing Night After-Party will take place on Thursday, May 16, at 6PM at the Terrace Banquet Centre.

For more information, visit the #VFF website at www.vaughanfilmfestival.com.

Made Public joins the 49th Annual USA Film Festival in Dallas by Foster Wilson

Delighted to find the 49th Annual USA Film Festival program line-up and a nod to MADE PUBLIC on BroadwayWorld.com. Join us on April 26 as MADE PUBLIC director Foster Wilson shares the stage with host Stephen Tobolowsky and fellow filmmakers for a post-screening Q&A.

Advance tickets will be available via Ticketmaster beginning April 10th. To purchase tickets online, visit www.ticketmaster.com/usaff. A complete schedule of all Festival events is available online at www.usafilmfestival.com.

Get the full scoop on BroadwayWorld.com.

Foster Wilson to attend 49th Annual USA Film Festival screening of MADE PUBLIC by Foster Wilson

Now in its 49th year, the USA Film Festival in Dallas, Texas, has selected MADE PUBLIC as one of 5 shorts in its Showcase Short Films program, screening on Friday, April 26th at 7:15PM at the Angelika Film Center. MADE PUBLIC director Foster Wilson will be in attendance as #USAFF and host Stephen Tobolowsky present this special evening of absurd and sinister shorts.

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Join USAFF friend and program host Stephen Tobolowsky as we salute the filmmakers of five absurd and dark-hearted short films featuring characters whose choices have unexpected outcomes including Chris Roe and Traci Lords with CEMETERY TALES: A TALE OF TWO SISTERS; Denise Crosby with Paul Sanchez’s AT THE FENCE; Eli Powers with HOLY MOSES starring Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski; Foster Wilson with MADE PUBLIC; and Lisa McFadden with THE ILL-TIMED ENLIGHTENMENT OF JASON VOORHEES. Filmmakers in attendance.

Download the 49th Annual USA Film Festival booklet here. Tickets go on sale April 10th. Visit the festival website for more details.