Archive for 2009

OFF TO "OZ"

I’m still humming and singing, “I’m off to see the wizard the wonderful wizard of OZ…”  (If only I had the voice of the incredible Judy Garland who was only 16 when she played Dorothy.)  Yes, I got the privilege of befriending 5 of the last 6 surviving “Munchkins”–the “little people”– while celebrating the 70th…

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Upcoming Film Festivals

Greetings from Warner Sisters! Upcoming Film Festivals Screening THE BROTHERS WARNER Napa Sonoma Wine Country Film Festival (Sept.17th-27th) http://www.wcff.us  There’s a screening and Q& A on September 18th at 6pm at the Wine Cave of Deerfield Ranch Winery, 10200 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood CA 95452 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (Oct.16th-25th) www.hsdfi.org Tall Grass Film Festival,…

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Cass "will inspire future generations of filmmakers."

Greetings to those of you whose eyes see this! As we all know, being acknowledged for one’s passion & work is a wonderful thing.  In fact, I’m of the school who believes strongly in validating as much as one can in others as I’ve found that it tends to bring out a wish to do…

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The Tuscan Hills Reward

Warner Sisters gave this “Sister” time to touch Tuscany–a reward of the highest order! Planting myself across from Monteriggioni–a little village and walled city with 14 towers in the Siena province built in the first two decades of the 1200s. Time to listen. Time to take in this soulful land. Time to feel her gentle…

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THE 2009 FEEL GOOD FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

LOS ANGELES, CA August 10, 2009 – The Feel Good Film Festival (FGFF) announces the award winners for its sophomore outing including: SPECIAL MENTION: THE BROTHERS WARNER Dir: Cass Warner “The Feel Good Film Festival is a film viewing experience for the entire family that encourages the development, production, and distribution of short or feature…

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THE HUFFINGTON POST

We’re very proud of this new article in  THE HUFFINGTON POST  about Cass and her award winning documentary, THE BROTHERS WARNER. Preserving Family and Hollywood History: The Brothers Warner Cass Warner Sperling is the granddaughter of Harry Warner, one of the four founding brothers of the Warner Brothers movie studio. Harry Warner and his brothers,…

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Cass at the Mendocino Film Festival

Danny Glover and Cass at Mendocino Film Festival

The lovely Mendocino Film Festival that took place the end of May needs to be mentioned as a highlight for me and THE BROTHERS WARNER. “Moving” pictures–took on another definition.  I was really touched by how the audience was openly “moved” emotionally–a reward of the highest order! I appreciate so much when folks can express…

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AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE…

AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE HONORS “THE BROTHERS WARNER” FEATURE DOCUMENTARY WHEN/WHERE:            Friday, March 13 @ 7:30 p.m. Egyptian Theatre,  6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood CA 90028 Q&A with filmmaker Cass Warner to follow SYNOPSIS:  “The Brothers Warner” is the story of a family who rose from immigrant poverty through personal tragedies persevering to create a major studio with…

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SEDONA FILM FESTIVAL

I’ve just arrived and am honored to be an official selection at The Sedona Film Festival.  What a gorgeous landscape!  Doing these festivals has gifted me with experiencing the beauty of my own country. Delighted to say, that my son, Cole Hauser’s film, LIKE DANDELION DUST that he stars in, is also screening.  Yes, I…

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SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL

What a wonderful reception THE BROTHERS WARNER had at the Santa Barbara Film Festival–both screenings were sold out! There was lots of great press. I was very pleased to receive the below article by Alex Hentelhoff, Casa Magazine in Santa Barbara : “The Brothers Warner is as well made movie business doc as I’ve seen.…

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