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The Mission Rolls On...

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2013 | 9:28 AM

On Tuesday, May 14, our feature film HAPPY NEW YEAR was released nationwide, made available for rental/purchase for millions of people all over the country to see. The film tells the story of a war torn Marine who has returned home from war and is fighting to overcome...

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A Musical Take on PTSD

(2) Comments | Posted July 20, 2011 | 1:40 PM

When I last wrote, my lead actor, Michael Cuomo, and I were had just premiered our feature film Happy New Year at this year's SXSW Film Festival. Based on the critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway play and subsequent award-winning short film of the same name, Happy New Year (the feature) tells...

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SXSW World Premiere and Vets Screening With Elvis

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2011 | 3:17 PM

When we last wrote, the two of us were sitting in our hotel room in Austin, TX, on the eve of the world premiere of our first feature film, Happy New Year, shaking our heads in wonder. We couldn't believe how far we'd come in the last four years. A...

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Navigating the Waters of SXSW

(0) Comments | Posted March 14, 2011 | 3:48 PM

Three years ago, when the Huffington Post approached us and asked if we'd like to premiere our short film Happy New Year online, we of course said "Hell, yeah!" Little did we know how much this decision would affect our lives. People across the world saw our 15-minute short about...

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Happy New Year Online Premiere: Back from Iraq; The Battle Has Just Begun

(10) Comments | Posted April 16, 2008 | 12:53 PM

The War in Iraq is a hot topic amongst politicians, but what about the thousands of families who have tragically lost loved ones?

Happy New Year is a new short film by K. Lorrel Manning, starring Michael Cuomo and William Oliver Watkins, produced by Manning and Cuomo's production company,...

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