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Irish Whiskey
Irish Whiskey

In the past few years, NPF has received writing and/or production credit on a number of film and video projects:

Short film

  • FRAGMENTS, script and direction by Stan Salfas.

  • HEADGAMES, a TV pilot co-produced with Santa Monica City TV and cablecast on Channel 16.


  • Dan Marcus' RAMBLER 65, a pseudo-documentary half-hour narrative video with songs by Ben Vaughn and Dan, bank-rolled by Rhino Records and available on Amazon.com.
  • ARIA 51, a television series pilot co-produced with Exsultate! Productions.

Feature Film

  • GLASS, NECKTIE, a black-and-white feature, script and direction by Paul Bojack, screened at the Dublin Film Festival and IFP's International Film Market in New York, and may be rented at better video outlets across the nation or purchased online.
  • IRISH WHISKEY, script by Jon Stevens (with writing help from Jeff Bergquist and several others), direction by Jon Stevens, which played at the Palm Springs Film Festival to great acclaim, was solicited for the festival in Kansas City, won Best Film at the Temecula Film Festival, and netted Jon the Best Director award in the Los Angeles offshoot of the New York Independent Film Festival.
  • Another independent feature titled SHADES OF DAY, script by Vitaly Sumin and Jeff Bergquist, directed by Vitaly Sumin, screened at IFP's International Film Market.
  • THE FORTUNE TELLER, written and directed by John Norvet.
  • DAYBREAK, written, produced and directed by Mike Kacey, which screened in the New York Independent Film and Video Festival and is available on DVD.
  • "VOLUNTEERS FOR VERDI" (shot on digital video). Our first foray into feature-length documentary (we call it a "Non-Fiction Comedy"), follows Casa Italiana Opera Company's adventures in undertaking the massive challenge of mounting one of Verdi's greatest works: DON CARLO. The film won awards in the U.S. International Film and Video Festival in two categories: Performing Arts and Documentary. Available on DVD from New Playwrights Foundation or online.
  • HENRY X, a feature-length punkumentary war epic in iambic pentameter written and directed by (and starring) Dan MacCannell, debuted to popular acclaim at the 2003 MethodFest in Burbank.

Glass, Necktie
Glass, Necktie

IRISH WHISKEY, THE FORTUNE TELLER, and SHADES OF DAY were among independent films represented at American Film Market under the auspices of Film Artists Network, which also represented THE FORTUNE TELLER at Cannes.