Assumption of Risk wins Best Director at Winter Film Awards

Assumption of Risk, one of 75 films screened at the 2015 Winter Film Awards, received the award for Best Director. Congratulations to Director – Mark Kochanowicz, Executive Producer – Benjamin Kanes, SightSenseproductions, Liberty Bell Films, and the rest of the incredibly talented cast and crew!

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Executive Producer – Benjamin Kanes and Actor – Frankie Faison on the set of Assumption of Risk.

Learn more about this standout film on the official website!

 

 

“Assumption of Risk” plays at NYC Winter Film Awards Film Festival

 

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“Assumption of Risk,” the film co-produced by Benjamin Kanes, will be featured at the Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival in NYC on February 28th! The film has received nominations for Best Director and Best Picture.

If you’re in NYC for the weekend, stop by the Blue Diamond Theater 777  come see this fantastic film and support other independent film makers!

Benjamin Kanes Appears in Full Birdman Regalia

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Benjamin Kanes in full Birdman reglalia.

Birdman,  the critically acclaimed film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, has been described by many, including Patton Oswalt, as “transcendent & crucial” in a release met with praise for its acting, directing, and visual effects along with a successful awards season run.

Benjamin Kanes appears in the film as young Michael Keaton‘s, The Birdman. Of the role, Benjamin has said that it was the most challenging acting experience of his life and that he could not be more proud to have worked with such a stellar cast and talented director.

Birdman‘s accolades include: Golden Globe Winner: Michael Keaton – Best Actor; Screen Actors Guild Award Winner: Best Ensemble; Directors Guild Awards: Alejandro G. Iñárritu – Best Director;  Academy Award Winner:Best Picture; Academy Award Winner: Best Director – Alejandro G. Iñárritu; Academy Award Winner: Best Cinematography – Emmanuel Lubezki; Film Independent Spirit Award Winner: Best Picture

Congratulations to the entire cast of Birdman and congratulations Benjamin!