Friday, October 28, 2016

Curren$y "10/30 Tape" Album Artwork

A photo posted by CJ Wallis (@fortyfps) on


A photo posted by CJ Wallis (@fortyfps) on

CURREN$Y "10/30 TAPE" ARTWORK

Designed by CJ Wallis, @fortyfps

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

BB Movie Review - Popcorn Horror

"BB is a striking visual collage that lets you pity and understand its complex characters."

A lot of films set out to make you feel queasy and leave you feeling just that. They forget however, to do it in a way that doesn’t just bring that nauseated feeling to table. They’re often gritty, woozy, all Dutch angles and over saturated colours for no reason but aesthetic. Occasionally that’s enough if it’s an especially great example of said aesthetic. Most of the time though, it just leaves you feeling like you’ve drunk a litre of over-flour-bulked milkshake followed by two litres of cola and it’s all curdled in your stomach (speaking from experience here). Great, you’ve made me feel a bit sick. And that’s it. Thanks for that.

Writer and Director CJ Wallis’ BB is one of those rarer films which is seedy, off-colour and often drunkenly shot, but does so with real intellect and meaning.

Monday, October 24, 2016

BB Movie Review - ScreamSirens


The film was beyond impressive...BB is a twisted story of love and terror that digs to the core of what it means to expose your true self to the world.

BB is a film drenched in fear. From falling in love to full exposure as a webcam girl, we witness a woman take risks, exploring trust in all form in the pursuit of an authentic life, but when all forms of trust are broken, BB leaves you free-falling, stomach in your throat, no solid ground in view.

Actor Jennifer Mae (Leah Lamont/Candy Cummings) immediately draws you in. She’s strong, yet vulnerable which is perfectly emphasized in her costume changes from real, to cam girl life. From the beginning, she is exposed. Her body, her love life and her sex life stand, uncovered to, many times, uncomfortable levels for the viewer.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

BB MOVIE SCREENINGS IN NEW YORK FESTIVAL

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The festival director of the New York Film & Television Festival has invited BB to screen in early December at Aloft in Harlem. Here is their official write-up about the event:

We will be holding live screenings of feature films and shorts, and readings from our award-winning screenplays on Dec. 3 and 4, 2016 at: 
Aloft Harlem
2296 Frederick Douglass Boulevard,
New York, NY, 10027 
We will open our festivities with live readings, then segue into short screenings and feature film screenings, culminating in a filmmaker Q&A, awards ceremony and afterparty (location to be announced). 
* Founded by JoDa Hodge, celebrity cinematographer and winner of the 2011 Rhode Island International Screenplay Competition and the 2011 American International Screenplay Competition. 
JoDa launched a successful Kickstarter campaign for Departed Harvest with the actor Luis Guzman (Anger Management, Boogie Nights). www.DepartedHarvest.com 
* Our Artistic Director, Pamela Preston, served as Line Producer and Production Accountant for the Oscar-nominated, Sundance-winning feature film, Frozen River

Ticket information & specific dates to be announced shortly.

Click here to visit their website.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

BB Movie Review - Morbidly Beautiful



It’s truly impressive what Wallis was able to achieve with such a small amount of money and a scant two-person crew. This film looks and feels much bigger than it is. This is independent film at its finest, and I recommend it without hesitation.

SEXY, STYLISH INDIE HORROR OFFERS REVEALING LOOK INTO THE DANGEROUS WEB CAM WORLD

One of my favorite things about being a film reviewer is the opportunity to discover and help others discover hidden gems — truly independent films that get very little fanfare or exposure, but often represent some of the best and most surprising filmmaking. I recently had the opportunity to check out one such film, BB, the debut feature from filmmaker CJ Wallis.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Fiend "Getting Money" Album Artwork

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FIEND "GETTING MONEY" ARTWORK

Designed by CJ Wallis, @fortyfps

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Friday, October 7, 2016

FortyFPS Nominated "Best Director" By NOLA Music Awards


For the second year in a row, we have been nominated in the "Best Director" category from the New Orleans Music Awards jury members.
The NOLA Music Awards is a prestigious award showcase giving appreciation, recognition and honor to our national and local artists who have exemplified the essential aspects of Jazz and Urban Culture. The NOLA Music Awards will be a four day event filled with jam sessions, seminars, live-art installations and cyphers, culminating in the end event, the awards show. 
This year's NOLA Music Awards will be Saturday, October 22nd and hosted by Mario P & Shiny Green.
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