Saturday, February 19, 2011

New Pictures: The Spring Film Group Retrospective, Actress Mayra Leal Trains and the Houston 48 Go Green kick-off

We at C-47 Houston have been busy keeping you informed about the tv/film business here in Houston. 

First: We were at the Spring Film Group 201 Retrospective 02.17.11. Manny Mireles, the organizer of the group along with Kelly Smith, packed a theater at the Alamo Drafthouse - West Oaks Mall and screened 10 short film made in the 2010 season. Judy Garlow took away several awards for her film efforts including "Connect". You can see the pictures at: 
The next day, Marketing Producer Andy Valadez invited us to a marial arts studio as Houston Actress Mayra Leal trains for her role in Director Israel Marquez's new film "El Cascabel" You can see the pictures at:
Finally, Houston Producer Laura Schlecht kicked-off the first annual 48 Go Green International Eco Film Competition. 14 teams of filmmakers have until Sunday at 6:30PM February 20th to make, edit and finalize their films for a chance to win best film of Houston and a chance to win the national competition and a screening at the Cannes Film Festival. You can see the pictures at:

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Pearland Film and Video Meetup Group meeting 02-16-11

Organizer and Filmmaker James Coate presented its monthly meeting February 16, 2011 at Jake's Grill in Pearland, Texas. The Pearland Film and Video Meetup group came to mix and mingle and to discuss the groups future project. C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine was there to support our filmmakers and to meet with new filmmakers.

You can see more of the pictures at:
and you can learn more about the Pearland film group by visiting:

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine meets with Film Scene Houston

C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine is expanding its reach. Currently, we are talking with Paul Damon, the internet radio host of "Film Scene Texas" (formally, Film Scene Houston). We hope to be working with Paul and collaborating our efforts to bring film and television to Houston and to Texas. This is certainly an exciting time for all of us.

You can learn more about C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine at its website at: http://www.c47houston.com/, and
You can learn about Film Scene Texas at its website at:

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

The February Issue of C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine

The February 2011 issue of C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine is done and you can find it at our listed locations. You can see the list on our website under "distribution and routes".
In this issue we presented as our Headline Cover and interview, Ms. Melody Moss and Ms. Yankie Grant. Two producers and filmmakers who have started their own production company called RustyYankie Productions. They have also produced several feature length films and are working on several television projects. 
C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine was thrilled to feature the two filmmakers in the February issue. As part of our presentation we were able to grab the two producers on video.

We also talked to and presented Texas Actress Kristen Hall. Ms. Hall graced our magazine as our February 2011 LimeLight Featured Actor and Interview.

Kristen has acted in movies like "Sweatshop" and "Possum Walk". She is currently the principal actress in several upcoming feature films some of which are expected to be released sometime this year.
C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine was also able to grab a quick cut-in video from Ms. Hall, who talked about some of the things she has done and will be doing.

Currently, you can pick up a copy of the magazine at our listed locations or you can purchase a copy in both hardcopy or e-Copy formats.  Just go to our website at: http://www.c47houston.com/ look for the subscription link or the paypal button and you done.

Get involved, stay involved and let's bring the industry to Texas.

© 2011 C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine


The Spring Film Group presents "A Night with Horror Director/Filmmaker Mel House

Organizer Manny Mireles, Director Mel House, Kelly Burns and the Spring Film Group presented "Mel House: The Upstart Filmworks Filmmaking Lowdown", February 3rd, 2011 at the Alamo Drafthouse - West Oaks Mall.
This event was an exclusive look into the mind and workings of writer and Award-winnng director Mel House who spoke about the various facets of filmmaking including writing, SAG, distribution, managing budgets and more.
C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine was there with the help of photographer Cinnamon Auld who took and posted some awesome pictures of the event. Thank you Cinnamon.

You can see more pictures at:

You can learn more about Mr. House and the Upstart Filmworks productions company at their website at: http://www.upstartfilmworks.net/ 
And, you can learn more about the Spring Film Group at:

© 2011 Cinnamon Auld, Photographer
© 2011 C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The 48 Hour Film Project's Best of the Late Films Screening 02-01-11

The Houston Producer of the 48 Hour Film Project, Ms. Laura Schlecht and 14 Pews screened the Best of the Late films entered in various 48HFP Competitions in the Houston area.

Screenings were shown at 14 Pews, a non-profit organization and the former venue for the Aurora Picture Show. (800 Aurora St., Houston, TX)

Films included SBJ's "Knightfall" 2007, MentatDUKE's "Cadabra Ave" 2008, Dude, Wher...e's my Camera's "Unfaithful" 2009, Total Protonic Productins' "Postcard from Paris" 2007, Where's My Monkee Productions' "A Heart of A Mold" 2009, Plus 2 Studios Productions' "Reality Check" 2010, Upscale Media Group's "Street Meat" 2007, Vowel Productions' "The Watchers" 2008, DGC Productions' "Porter" 2008, Fire Pig Productions "8:32" 2010, Anumi Films' "OMG!" 2009, Scrratch Productions' "ESC" 2010, Texaswood's "Wrong Guy" 2005 and XLAJ's "A Fellowship of Excellence" 2006.

for more information about the 48 Hour Film Project - Houston visit:

And, for information about 14Pews visit: http://www.14pews.org/

As part of the 48 Hour Film Project be sure to participate in the newest short filmmaking venture the 48Go Green Houston film contest. Filmmaking Weekend starts February 18th-20th, 2011.. The premiere screening of the films will take place February 23, 2011 at the TBH Center, (333 S. Jensen, Houston, TX 77003) Tickets on sale. visit the above website for more.

C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine was there to support our filmmakers and those that attended. We took some pictures and you can see them at:

© 2011 C-47 Houston Entertainment Magazine