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LIMPING TOWARDS BABYLON – a feature length film dramedy that I’ve been working on intensely for the past 1 1/2 years is up on Kickstarter right now. Just go to go www.limpingtowardsbabylon.com and it will take you to the Kickstarter page. Campaign ends on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

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In previous news:

“All Things Chicken” New trailer (edited by Lindsie Carlsen)
Tenerife Official-Selection 2015
Chicken’s composer Ben Wise won best scoore at WilliFest (Williamsburg International Film Festival) in Brooklyn. Julius Galacki accepted the award for him as he was caught up in a First Lady Michelle Obama security delay in Manahattan.

Ben Wise being interviewed by JG laughs at a joke,  Sept. 24, 2015

Ben Wise being interviewed by JG laughs at a joke, Sept. 24, 2015

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Sept. 27, 2015,  Julius Galacki accepting the award o/b/o Ben Wise

Sept. 27, 2015, Julius Galacki accepting the award o/b/o Ben Wise

The script for the film won Best Short Screenplay at the Fire Reel Film Festival in Redding, California.

FFF-Laurel-WINNER-Best Short Screenplay

World premiere: Green Bay Film Festival on March 8, 2015, Wisconsin, USA. This is the revised, shortened 28 minute, 58 second version of the film. Additionally, it was also shown in the 300 Minutes Film Festival in Karlsruhe Germany,300-Minutes-Schrift-groß - Karlsruhethe Tenerife International Film Festival in Spain (5 Awards nominations), ReelHeart I.F.F. in Toronto and on August 8 at 5 pm at the Community Library in Vancouver, WA as part of the Colombia Gorge Internation Film Festival. CGIFF2015OfficialSelection-1024x638-1024x638

Global Music Awards laurel-02 with Ben's nameThe score of the film also took 3rd Place in the Global Music Awards but was named the “Fan Favorite”.

For more information go to the film’s website WWW.ALLTHINGSCHICKENTHEMOVIE.COM

Additionally, his full length script THE LOST TREASURE OF THE MAYANS” has been a Runner-Up at the 2014 Wood Hole Film Festival, a finalist the 2014 Oaxaca International (Mexico), Twin Rivers (Ashville, NC), New Hope (PA) and Irvine International (CA) Film Festivals, a semi-finalist at the Big Bear (CA) Film Festival and quarter-finalist at Cinequest (San Jose, CA) IIFF FILM FEST 14 BlackWHFF2014_Screenwriter_Certificate_Lost_Treasure web compressedlaurels screenplay Cinequest Top 100laurels screenplay finalist 2014 Oaxaca FFlaurels screenplay finalist 2014 Big Bear FFlaurels screenplay finalist 2014 New Hope FFTwin Rivers 2014 laurels cropped

Will Koai in the green room, before rehearsing "Processing in the Park"

Will Koai in the green room, before rehearsing “Processing in the Park”


Julius also directed workshop productions of his short comedy “Processing at the Park”: first a shorter 10 minute version at the Electric Lodge in Venice, on April 19-21, 2013, starring Sarah and Will Koai. Then two more performances of an expanded 15 minute version at the Asylum Lounge as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival in June, 2013, now starring Adam Burch and Sarah McElligott.

"Processing in the Park" at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 2013.  Elliot (Adam Burch); "A good spot..." while Pam (Sarah McElligott) responds...

“Processing in the Park” at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 2013. Elliot (Adam Burch); “A good spot…” while Pam (Sarah McElligott) responds…

Producing troika for the Gallatin alumni shows at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 2013 Producing troika for the Gallatin alumni shows at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 2013

Besides directing his own play, Julius Galacki was also one of the producers of those 4 performances of other NYU Gallatin alumni theatre, music, dance, film and art during the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

Kinematic Dance Company - Conversation Pieces (seated Svea Schneider, choreographer and dancer)

Kinematic Dance Company – Conversation Pieces (seated Svea Schneider, choreographer and dancer)

Julius Galacki and Brooke Bastinelli reading "A Man of No Importance" at ALAP's IOOV program in Santa Monica, 2014 - photo by Jon Dorf

Julius Galacki and Brooke Bastinelli reading “A Man of No Importance” at ALAP’s IOOV program in Santa Monica, 2014 – photo by Jon Dorf

The ten minute comedy and Oscar Wilde homage, “A Man of No Importance”, was part of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights “In Our Own Voices” program on May 11, 2014 in Santa Monica, as well as being the “featured 10 minute play” in the Atlantic Stage’s 2nd annual New Voices PlayFest in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where it was read on read on April 11, 2013. The play was directed by Marj Mitchell, the Managing Director of the theatre.

"A Man of No Importance" being read at the Atlantic Stage 2nd Festival of New Plays “A Man of No Importance” being read at the Atlantic Stage 2nd Festival of New Plays

Finally “FIRST NIGHT”, written and directed by Julius Galacki was telecast on January 12, 2013 on the Palm Springs PBS station.

Banner Image: detail of “Art Homicides” – © Julius Galacki

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