Albert Pyun Movie Collection

TALES Premiere UPDATE

July 9, 2010

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been forced to cancel the TALES premiere at the Hard Rock Hotel during Comic Con. More details will follow within a week.

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“Tales of an Ancient Empire” San Diego Scout for TALES Premiere

June 27, 2010

Albert is very hands on with all aspects of his movies including all the screening specs.  He checks everything before locking a venue.  Below are pics of the whole process:

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TALES OF AN ANCIENT EMPIRE – THEATRICAL VERSION – JUNE 27

June 27, 2010

We made a movie called “Invasion” (AKA as Infection) back in 2005. It was an experimental film that consisted primarily of just a single unedited shot that ran for 60 minutes. Tony Riparetti and I worked a year on the soundtrack which we wanted to be as immersive as possible. Jim Hagopian shot the movie […]

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TALES Article and Pyun interview on IFC

June 22, 2010

Albert Pyun’s “Tales” Stand Tall By Stephen Saito on 06/22/2010 Albert Pyun, photo courtesy of www.pyun.com In the independent filmmaking world, Albert Pyun is a little more independent than most. Having made his directorial debut with “The Sword and the Sorcerer” in 1982 after serving an apprenticeship under Akira Kurosawa, Pyun carved out a unique […]

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Tales of an Ancient Empire – June 19 update

June 19, 2010

My apologies for not blogging the past several weeks but we’ve been working around the clock on getting Tales ready for its release. We actually created a “theatrical” version of the movie which can only really be played in a theater. It requires special optical and audio systems to playback fully. A lot of R […]

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TALES OF AN ANCIENT EMPIRE UPDATE – MAY 24

May 25, 2010

First, thanks to everyone for their patience as we sort through the finish and shipping. What we’ve been working on is how best to secure the DVD from piracy. Bulletface has been pirated more than 100,000 times and we don’t want Tales to go that way. So we are talking with experts on how best […]

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TALES OF AN ANCIENT EMPIRE – How to Purchase the Limited Edition now

May 19, 2010

Many of of you have asked for information and availability dates to purchase the Limited Edition DVD package. While we sold ot of the initial run of DVD packages, there were a 100 or so surplus unexpected copies created by the manufacturing run (those machines don’t stop on a dime I guess). So if any […]

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TALES OF AN ANCIENT EMPIRE – FINAL RED BAND TRAILER – MAY 17

May 17, 2010

Well, all the comments and suggestions were extremely helpful if not critical to how the Tales trailer will be accepted by the public at large. I really enjoyed the process of collaborating not only with my fans but with those who pre-purchased the movie in advance. I think this is how we will do things […]

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TALES OF AN ANCIENT EMPIRE – FINAL (?) RED BAND TRAILER – LINK

May 17, 2010

Okay, below is the link to the version that tries to encompass as many comments as we got while still retaining the overall thrust of the concept I wanted to press forward, which is namely a film that works on a level of subtext with deeper and more complex emotional conflicts than normally found in […]

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THE MOVIE BUSINESS TODAY (and how its still star driven)

May 17, 2010

Its really been quite the adventure attempting to self-distribute Bulletface and now Tales. There’s so much involved in the process that I can see why filmmakers much prefer the ease of having a studio distributor take on the burdens of getting a movie to market. Its damn hard work. And the thing I have come […]

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