For all of you who requested..we sent out a batch of "home made" screeners for you to hopefully enjoy! We are told the broadcast on PBS will be in February... Read more
"THE BIG BEAT" SCREENING
After giving it considerable thought and consulting with our legal adviser; rather than posting the film on-line I am offering a home made watermarked DVD of THE BIG... Read more
ON-LINE SCREENING OF "The Big Beat"
I have heard from enough of you kind folks and will send you all ( later this week) dates, A link and password to view the film..we will have two... Read more
PBS AMERICAN MASTERS update
Dear patient Fats Domino fans..We are definitely premiering THE BIG BEAT on US Television as part of 2016's 30th Anniversary lineup of PBS' AMERICAN MASTERS' documentaries..We will be in the... Read more
PBS "American Masters"
To all my patient supporters..we are in the midst of planning THE BIG BEAT to be included in the nationally televised PBS series "AMERICAN MASTERS". It is looking like it... Read more
TV and new review
Well we are getting closer to the release of THE BIG BEAT..we have a serious National TV offer which we are working on..once the broadcast is secured the... Read more
BIG BEAT 2015!!!
Thanks everyone for your patience. The good news is that the film is completed...it WILL be shown at Lincoln Center's WALTER READE THEATER in New York City on Saturday January... Read more
"THE BIG BEAT" WORLD PREMIERE
It's been announced friends..THE BIG BEAT has been selected to have it's world premiere as the closing night red carpet event feature at this year's NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVAL
https://www.facebook.com/NewOrleansFilmFestival... Read more
THE FAT MAN near completion
Hello KICKSTARTER friends and supporters. Sorry it has been a while since my last update. Do not interpret this as a lack of activity on the film....far from it as... Read more
"THE BIG BEAT" IS COMING!
Just an update on the progress of THE BIG BEAT...We are approximately 30 minutes into the edit. We are constructing the narrative chronologically so we are just now... Read more
EDITING OF "THE BIG BEAT"
Hello Kickstarter friends. Just a note to tell you all that we are finally in the midst of our edit. We started two months later than we had hoped but... Read more
THANKS TO EVERYONE!!!
Well we made it and I will have a film to show Fats & Dave early next year.
We just began our negotiations with the music publishers..we should now be... Read more
Director Joe Lauro will edit in New Orleans with Michael Murphy Productions
Great news. Michael Murphy Productions has agreed to co-produce THE BIG BEAT with me. Michael Murphy and Producer Cilista Eberle have filmed the New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival for... Read more
"BIG BEAT in NEW ORLEANS PICAYUNE and WPPB RADIO
I am delighted that THE BIG BEAT:THE STORY OF FATS DOMINO & HIS BAND has been written about in the New Orleans Times-Picayune http://s.nola.com/Qk6aS6F Thank you Alison Fensterstock for writing... Read more
THE BIG BEAT at LINCOLN CENTER
Just thought you might like to know that this past Sunday we were honored to be invited to show excerpts from THE BIG BEAT: FATS DOMINO & HIS... Read more