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“Bunney” nominated for three awards

“Bunney,” Mercury Cinema’s entry into the 48 Hour Film Project San Diego, has been nominated for three jury awards, contest organizers announced July 28. The nominees are Lisa Galer, Best Actress; Jacob Roard, Best Cinematographer; Roman S. Koenig, Best Director. Winners will be announced at the Best Of screening at 6 p.m. Aug. 2 at Reading Cinemas in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.

The Mercury Cinema “Bunney” team, left to right, at their premiere screening July 15: Anna Valenzuela, Jennie Olson Six, Raymond Morris, Suzana Norberg, Ary Hernandez, Roman S. Koenig, Lisa Galer, Julie Clemmons and Jacob Roark. (48 Hour Film Project photo)


Mercury Cinema wins Spirit Award

Mercury Cinema received the first Spirit Award of the 48 Hour Film Project San Diego on July 15. Team leader Roman S. Koenig accepted the award after the screening.

Roman S. Koenig accepts the Spirit Award for screening group A of the San Diego 48 Hour Film Project on July 15 from event organizer Robyn Schatz Sarvis. (Photo by VisionPulse)


A new personality for “Bunney”

Mercury Cinema successfully completed its entry for the 2014 San Diego 48 Hour Film Project. Genre: Dark Comedy. Dialogue: “I saw one of those yesterday.” Prop: Marshmallow. Character: John or Joyce Jansen, investigator. Enjoy the movie’s trailer below!



“Amalgam” actor earns recognition

Laura Bohlin, a cast member of “Amalgam,” Mercury Cinema’s entry in the 2013 National Film Challenge, received Best Actress Honorable Mention recognition for her performance. Watch the film below.


See “Amalgam” behind the scenes

Check out a behind-the-scenes look at “Amalgam,” Mercury Cinema’s entry in the 2013 National Film Challenge.