Virgin Alexander will be screening at the San Antonio Film Festival on Friday, June 21 at 9pm at the Santikos Embassy Theater. Writer/Directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon will be in attendance for an after screening Q&A. Tickets are available at the theater.
The soundtrack to VIRGIN ALEXANDER is now available on iTunes and Amazon! The critically acclaimed soundtrack is the first film composed by Youngblood Hawke’s Simon Katz. Featuring over 30 tracks of music including contributions by YBH’s Tasso Smith & Alice Katz as well as an original tune by Simon Katz and lead actor Rick Faugno. To buy the soundtrack click this sentence.
Looking to avoid the hassle of standing up, removing your Virgin Alexander DVD from it’s case, dropping it into your DVD player and pushing play? Well, now you’re in luck. Virgin Alexander is now STREAMING on the INTERNET! You don’t even have to get out of bed to watch your favorite brothel comedy about a virgin horder. Stream VA on your iPad, iPod, iPhone, iWhatever through Redbox Streaming. Click the link: STREAM VIRGIN ALEXANDER
For IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Virgin Alexander, the award winning indie comedy, is now available on Video On Demand in the US & Canada. Dish Network, Verizon, AT&T, and Charter are just a few of the carriers. Check your local listings for more information.
Virgin Alexander’s WEST COAST PREMIERE will be on Thursday, November 8 at the LA Comedy Fest! We are screening at 6:30 at the beautiful Los Feliz 3 Theater. Come on down and meet directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon as well as cast members Rick Faugno, Mika Boorem, David Dastmalchian, Patrick Zeller, & Philip Leggett.
Tickets available here: http://lacomedyfestnov8.eventbrite.com/#
Emmy Award winning news anchor Dayna Roselli chats with filmmakers Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon on Virgin Alexander’s DVD and VOD release! Check it out on Dayna’s blog. Click the words “Dayna’s blog.”
Robin Leach from Lifestlyes of the Rich & Famous has weighed in on Virgin Alexander. Take a look at what the globe trotting connoisseur of the finest things in life has to say about our little brothel comedy: Robin Leach on Virgin Alexander
Vegas Seven, your guide to what’s happening in Las Vegas, checks in with Virgin Alexander filmmakers Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon. The article covers the DVD release of VA and what’s next for the Vegas filmmakers. Read it here!
Check out this front page article from the Saratogian, the newspaper of Saratoga Springs, where Virgin Alexander was filmed. Clicky clicky.
Listen to Virgin Alexander writer/directors interviewed on the Off the Grid Film Club Podcast! They discuss filmmaking and working (successfully?) as a couple. CLICK THIS SENTENCE to listen!
Read Home Theater Info’s rave review of Virgin Alexander! VA is given an A- and helped restore the reviewers faith in movies. Damn right we did! http://www.hometheaterinfo.com/virgin_alexander.htm
Nic Baisley of FilmSnobbery.com wrote a rave review of Virgin Alexander. He gave the film a 9 out of 10 and wrote that the comedy has a “sharp wit” and an “exceptional cast!” Check out the review and make sure to rate Virgin Alexander yourself: http://reviews.filmsnobbery.com/movie-reviews/virgin-alexander/
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Virgin Alexander will have a one week theatrical screening at the Cinematique of Daytona June 22-28. For more information visit the cinematique’s website: www.cinematique.org
SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
Audio commentary featuring writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon and lead actor Rick Faugno
Behind the Scenes Documentary: ¡Virgen Alejandro! The Making of Virgin Alexander
Photo gallery of behind the scenes stills
Virgin Alexander is reviewed in the new issue of Rogue Cinema and it’s a RAVE! We’re called “brilliant” “hysterical” and a “fantastic hit”! A film that “truly deserves to be seen.” Read the review for yourself at Rogue Cinema.
John Hess of filmmakeriq.com sat down with writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon to discuss all things indie film, but mostly Virgin Alexander.
Crested Butte Magazine’s winter edition is out and interviews Virgin Alexander writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon on bringing their film to the first annual Crested Butte Film Festival.
Read the article here!
Congratulations to Bronson Pinchot! Bronson’s performance as Bim in Virgin Alexander has been honored as one of 2011’s Best Supporting Performances by 411mania.com
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BREAKING: Virgin Alexander won BEST OF FEST at the 2011 Illinois International Film Festival. The top award at the fest was presented to Virgin Alexander at the awards ceremony on Sunday, November 20 at the Viaduct Theater in Chicago. Congratulations to the Cast & Crew.
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BREAKING: Lead Actor Rick Faugno WON Best Performance and the entire cast of Virgin Alexander WON Best Ensemble Saturday night at the Orlando Film Festival. See the winners here: http://orlandofilmfest.com/2011-festival-winners-announced/
BREAKING: Virgin Alexander, the opening night film of the Orlando Film Festival, has been nominated for 5 awards at this year’s festival. BEST FILM, BEST DIRECTOR – Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon, BEST ENSEMBLE, BEST PERFORMANCE – Rick Faugno, & BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE – Bronson Pinchot.
The festival beings Wednesday, October 19 and the awards ceremony is Sunday, October 23. Go to www.orlandofilmfest.com for more info!
Virgin Alexander is coming back to NYC. VA has been selected to screen at this year’s Friars Club Comedy Film Festival. The screening is on Saturday, October 15 at 3:30pm at the Core Club – 66East 55th St.
Writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon as well as several cast members will be in attendance.
For more info on the festival & ticket info click here
Vegas Seven, the weekly Las Vegas magazine, profiles Virgin Alexander writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon. Read the article by clicking here
Schedule and ticket info for Virgin Alexander’s 2 screenings at the Crested Butte Film Festival in Colorado has been released. Go to http://cbfilmfest.org/schedule for more information.
We’re honored that Virgin Alexander has been asked to be the Opening Night Film at this year’s Orlando Film Festival. Writer/Directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon will be attending the festival and probably sneaking away for a day to go to Disney World. For more information including tickets and showtimes go to the Orlando Film Festival website.
The Capital District’s weekly alternative newspaper, METROLAND, covers Virgin Alexander and writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon. Virgin Alexander is compared to the Coen Brothers’ Raising Arizona & Wes Anderson’s Bottle Rocket. Click this sentence to read the article!
A sweet-tempered little comedy about a brothel, shot in the Spa City last summer by a Saratoga High School graduate and his wife, has been collecting awards on the festival circuit.
Read more: Little movie, big attention
BREAKING: Sunday night in the Las Vegas Hilton Virgin Alexander won the Award for Best Feature Film at the 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival. Congratulations to the cast & crew on another win.
After the 6:30PM screening on August 3 at the Spectrum Theater in Albany sold out in less than 3 days, a 2nd showing of Virgin Alexander has been added! Tickets are now available for a 9PM showing of Virgin Alexander. A Q&A with writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon will follow the screening. Buy tickets here: Click here.
Come see Virgin Alexander screening at the Las Vegas Hilton as part of the Las Vegas Film Festival on Sunday, July 17 at 12pm. Star Rick Faugno and writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon will be in attendance. Buy tickets at www.lvfilmfest.com
After the screening of Virgin Alexander at the Las Vegas Film Festival on Sunday, July 17 at 12pm, writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon will be taking part in the Filmmakers Panel. The festival lists it as “What does it really take to get an independent film out of your head and onto the screen? Find out here” Let’s find out together! At 3pm in the Las Vegas Hilton Ballroom. Tickets are available at www.lvfilmfest.com (and they’re free!)
Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous host Robin Leach writes a column called Vegas DeLuxe for the Las Vegas Sun. Mr. Leach is on vacation this week and asked Virgin Alexander star Rick Faugno to write this weeks column.
Read it here: Click here.
Las Vegas-based Charlotte Barrett and Sean Fallon have their first movie showing at the Las Vegas Film Festival this Sunday. It’s a whimsical comedy about a shy trash-hauler who soon finds himself running a brothel. The girls all have dreams, which they manage to get going before the final credits. The movie stars Rick Faugno of Jersey Boys at the Palazzo and Paige Howard and Mika Boorem.
Listen to the interview on KNPR’s State of Nevada here: Click here.
The Las Vegas Review Journal covers the Las Vegas Film Festival and features Virgin Alexander and an interview with co-writer/co-director Sean Fallon: Click here
The Las Vegas Weekly covers the Las Vegas Film Festival and the “potential gem” Virgin Alexander.
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Rick Faugno returns to the Las Vegas Hilton on the big screen on Sunday, July 17 for the 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival and will light up the stage in Shimmer Cabaret on Monday, July 25 and Monday, August 1 at 8:30 p.m.
Faugno’s new movie “Virgin Alexander,” in which he plays the title character, will be screening at the Las Vegas Film Festival on Sunday, July 17 at 12 p.m. “Virgin Alexander” has been creating a lot of buzz in the film festival circuit and has already won a few awards, including nominations for Rick’s performance as ‘Alexander.
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Vegas Seven, the weekly magazine of what’s happening in Sin City, lists the highlights of the Las Vegas Film Festival, including a little film called Virgin Alexander! Click here.
Tuesday, July 5 at 6pm star of Virgin Alexander, Rick Faugno, and writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon will be on Fox5’s MORE Access show to discuss their upcoming screening at the Las Vegas Film Festival. Don’t miss it!
Over a year after shooting wrapped, Virgin Alexander is returning to Upstate New York. On August 3 Virgin Alexander is screening at the Spectrum Theater in Albany, hosted by All Over Albany. Writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon (a Saratoga Springs native) will be there for a post screening Q&A. Join Charlotte, Sean, and other cast and crew members for a post screening cocktail at the New World Bistro Bar.
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Virgin Alexander is having it’s hometown premiere Sunday, July 17 at the Las Vegas Film Festival. Join Vegas locals writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon and Rick Faugno at the screening taking place at the Las Vegas Hilton as 12pm.
Go to www.lvfilmfest.com for ticket info.
During their recent screening at the deadCENTER Film Festival, the writer/directors of Virgin Alexander, Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon, sat down with reporter Shawn Lealos.
Read the interview here: Click here.
Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon won the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Editing at this year’s VisionFest.
BREAKING NEWS: VISIONFEST 11: The Other Festival (VF11) announced its Independent Vision Award nominees. Virgin Alexander received 5 nominations:
Domani Vision Award for Emerging Talent: Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon
Writing: Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon
Editing: Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon
The Jack Nance Breakthrough Performance Award: Rick Faugno
Art Direction/Production Design – Monica Jacobs
Winners are announced Sunday, June 26 at the festival’s Closing Ceremony.
Ticket’s to Virgin Alexander’s NYC premiere at Visionfest are SOLD OUT. A limited number of stand by tickets will be available at the Tribeca Cinemas box office.
Yahoo! Movies just published a rave review of Virgin Alexander! They call Virgin Alexander “a smart comedy” with “an amazing cast.” Lead actor Rick Faugno is “spectacular.”
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Virgin Alexander is screening this Thursday, June 23 at Tribeca Cinemas in New York City as part of Visionfest11. The screening is at 9:45PM. Writer/Directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon will be in attendance as will many cast members.
Ticket & festival information available here.
To promote their screening of Virgin Alexander at the New Jersey International Film Festival, writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon were on the Bert Baron Radio Show. Now that interview is online to stream and/or download. Take a listen: Click here.
Check out this interview with Rick Faugno in anticipation of Virgin Alexander’s screening at the New Jersey International Film Festival Saturday, June 4 at 7pm. Also featured in the interview are writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon. To read, click here: The Sparta Independent
BREAKING NEWS: Last night Virgin Alexander won BEST FEATURE FILM at the Black Hills Film Festival in Hill City, South Dakota. The award was presented to writer/directors Charlotte Barrett & Sean Fallon by award winning actress Alexa Vega. Click HERE to see the beautiful bronze award.
Virgin Alexander is coming to South Dakota! Scheduled for 2 screenings at this year’s Black Hills Film Festival, you can see Virgin Alexander on Friday, May 13 at 3:30 and Saturday, May 14 at 3:30. For ticket and location info check out the Black Hills Film Festival website.
Virgin Alexander has been invited to screen at the deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City – “one of the coolest film festivals in the world” according to Movie Maker Magazine! We’re screening Friday, June 10 at 9:30pm! Check out all the info at deadCENTER’s website here.
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Virgin Alexander will be having it’s New Jersey premiere on Saturday, June 4 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $10 and available 30 minutes before showtime. Check out this fun article the Inside Beat wrote about this year’s fest: 2011 New Jersey Film Festival Preview
Virgin Alexander is having screenings at the Black Hills Film Festival in May and at the New Jersey International Film Festival in June. Details including screening time and ticket information is coming soon!
The composer of Virgin Alexander, Simon Charles Katz, has released a new EP with his band, Youngblood Hawke. The album is available for download and streaming here: Youngblood Hawke
BREAKING NEWS: The work in progress screening of Virgin Alexander won both the AUDIENCE AWARD and the GRAND JURY AWARD for Best Feature Film at the DC Independent Film Festival. The unfinished film played to a full house on Saturday, March 5 at the Letelier Theater in Georgetown.
BREAKING NEWS: Good People, starring Frances McDormand and Virgin Alexander’s Patrick Carroll, is a hit. The play scheduled to run through April, has already been extended to May. Variety, in a rave review, writes that Patrick Carroll “gives a sweetheart of a performance.” Tickets now available.
TBD’s Arts Guide to what’s playing at the DC Independent Film Festival.
Washington DC’s monthly magazine, The Washingtonian, picks Virgin Alexander as one of two movies to see at this year’s DC Independent Film Festival.
BREAKING NEWS: The trailer to Virgin Alexander has been released to the internets for mass consumption!
BREAKING NEWS: Rick Faugno, star of Virgin Alexander, has won Best Actor for his portrayal of Frankie Valli in the smash hit Jersey Boys in the 2010 Broadway World Las Vegas Awards. Rick also won two other awards for his critically acclaimed one man show, Songs My Idols Sang (and Danced). Click here to see the winners.
Desert Companion magazine, Las Vegas’ monthly guide on living in Southern Nevada, profiles Virgin Alexander’s Rick Faugno. Read the article here.
SP: How long have you been writing screenplays? Did you writing start with scripts, fiction. . . ?
Sean/Charlotte: We started writing full length scripts in 2004 and have been writing as a team since 2005.
SP: Were either of you “formally” trained in film and screenwriting (i.e. through a university film program, extension classes, etc.), or were you more or less self-taught?
S/C: We actually met at our first day orientation at NYU. We both transferred into the undergrad film program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and immediately began working on each other’s short films. Our senior year we wrote a short together that Charlotte directed.
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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Sean Fallon was 15 and riding his bike through Saratoga Spa State Park when he got a firsthand glimpse at cinema in the making.
He had ridden into an area where “The Horse Whisperer,” a 1998 movie, was being shot in Saratoga Springs. Read the rest of the interview here
When he was 13, Sean Fallon and his buddies were running around Saratoga making movies with a camcorder plugged into a VCR.
This summer, Sean Fallon and his wife and film making partner, Charlotte Barrett, will be running around Saratoga making movies again. Only this time they’ll have high-def cameras, a professional crew and a cast that include… Read the rest of the interview here.