Monday, May 18, 2009

Filmmaker of the Year Uses Talents to Promote Books

This year at the 9th Annual Phoenix Film Festival, Webb Pickersgill was awarded as the "2009 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year" by the Phoenix Film Foundation which is the largest non-profit film organization in the state of Arizona. With the Phoenix Film Festival, IFP-Phoenix, Arizona Student Film Festival, International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival and the Phoenix Film Society.

Webb is multi-talented on many levels. A director, cinematographer, script writer, editor and producer Webb works on feature films, short films, commercials and book trailers. He has won several awards including a Davey for the book trailer Absolute Fear by author Lisa Jackson.

Several of his book trailers have become “Official Selections” of the World Independent Film Expo this year as well.

The "Official Selection" videos include-

Absolute Fear - Lisa Jackson
Ultra Violet- Nancy Bush
Found- Margaret Peterson Haddix
Fragile Eternity - Melissa Marr

Webb has owned his own business, Bassline Digital since 2004 and joined Circle of Seven (COS) Productions as a partner in 2006. You can find out more about Webb and his work at Circle of Seven Productions is the top book trailer producer in the United States and own the popular online reader site Reader’s Entertainment TV.

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