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OFFICIAL SELECTION - Chicago Horror Film
"Fool" Select as Official Selection

July 2020

 

Fool is an Official Selection in the 'Short Films' category of the Chicago Horror Film Festival. Zazu created the original score of the film and did all audio post production.

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"Skins" Selected as Semi-Finalist in IndieX Film Festival

July 2020

 

Skins was selected as a semi-finalist in the 'Best Horror Short' category of the Indie X Film Festival.  Zazu scored the film and did post production.

Finalist - Everest International - 2020
"Kuru" Short Film Nominated as Finalist

January 2020

 

Kuru has been nominated as finalist and Official Selection in the 'Short Films' category of the Everest International Film Festival.

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A Halloween Fan Film

October 2019

 

Zazu helped out on the production and post-production for "Halloween Inferno" -  a fan film by the Coleman Brothers. It won best fan film at Update NY Horror Film Fest and is gaining quite a bit of attention. Check it out, as well as a review here:

Halloween Inferno

We Watched a Movie - Review

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SNP will do Post Production on Rock, Paper, Scissors

June 2019

 

Sour Note Productions will do audio post production for the thriller film Rock, Paper, Scissors due out in 2020.

 

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Post Production starts for Michael Del Rossa Film "Skins"

April 2019

 

Special FX guru, Michael Del Rossa (Pirates of the Caribbean, 300, The Watchmen) finished filming his debut short "Skins"...now post production is ramping up.

 

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Zazu Pitts Signs on as Lead Composer for Video Game with Great Cause

April 2019

Project Hope is a game in development by Bright in Porto, Portugal. The goal of the game is to provide education and emotional support for children and their families fighting cancer. It is truly a great cause and Zazu is honored to be a part of the project.

 

Filming starts for Michael Del Rossa Film "Skins"

August 2018

 

Special FX guru, Michael Del Rossa (Pirates of the Caribbean, 300, The Watchmen), is creating his first film, which has just started filming. More news coming soon on this project!!

 

Post Production Starts On "Kuru" Thriller Mid-Length Feature

January 2018

 

"Kuru", a mid-length feature directed by The Coleman Brothers (Book of Evil) is entering the post-production stage.  This thriller is shaping up to be a fantastic follow-up to their last horror film to be released soon.

 

Zazu Pitts Signs on to Score Michael Del Rossa Film

December 2017

 

Special FX guru, Michael Del Rossa (Pirates of the Caribbean, 300, The Watchmen), is creating his first film, which is tentatively titled "Skins." The story proves to be unique based on a little known legend around shape-shifting creatures that have walked amongst us over time.

 

Post Production Starts On "Hola Hermano" Documentary

August 2017

 

The tagline for this documentary is "An epic spiritual journey with miracles, mystery and murder."  Starring Michael Billy, this story promises to be an captivating experience for all.

 

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"Book Of Evil" Secures Distribution Deal

April 2017

 

The latest horror film that Zazu scored, "Book Of Evil", has secured a worldwide distribution deal with Wild Eye Releasing. The anthology includes the multi-award winning "Squatters". News coming soon on which outlets it will be available through.

 

Sour Note Productions Re-brands With New Logo

January 2017

 

With the recent successes of 2016 and ventures into larger projects, we decided now was a good time to update our brand. Our new logo plays off our slogan; The Power To Change Perception. We felt the classic comedy/tragedy masks were perfect to portray this message, but we added a little twist of lemon and blood to magnify the concept of change. Click on the image to see a full size version of our new logo.  Special thanks to Five Milligrams for turning our concept into an awesome visual representation!!

 

Squatters Wins Another Award

November 2016

 

"Squatters" just picked up another award at the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Fest!

 

Zazu Pitts Wins Best Score At International Horror Film Festival

October 2016

 

More great news...Zazu has been honored with Best Score for "Squatters" at International Horror Film Fest's Fear NYC event. With hundreds of films submitted, the film also secured an Official Selection at the festival. Judges included producers, writers, directors, composers and actors from The Hills Have Eyes, The Purge: Election Year, The Witch and Terror Films to name a few.

 

Hansen Vs. Predator Debuts

September 2016

 

The first episode of 'Hansen vs. Predator' has debuted on Crime Watch Daily. Zazu, named as a producer on the show, is excited to see this project come to fruition. Watch part of the first episode here:

Chris Hansen Brings Back Child Investigations with Hansen Vs. Predator

August 2016

 

We have some big news to share! Chris Hansen is back with a new series 'Hansen vs. Predator' and Zazu is a Producer. The series is a continuation of his original 'To Catch A Predator' investigations that aired on Dateline NBC and will be part of a new show he is hosting, 'Crime Watch Daily'. We all look forward to seeing Chris back in action this fall and putting a new breed of child predators behind bars...

 

Read an official announcement here: Hansen Vs. Predator Returns

 

Squatters Film Receives Several Accolades

August 2016

 

After submitting "Squatters" to several film festivals, it has already received several accolades including being an official selection at the International Horror Film Festival. There were also several nominations and two wins including Best WNY Feature Mid/Length Film at the WNY F.A.M.E. festival.

 

Watch the trailer we also put together here: Squatter Fear Fest Trailer

 

Squatters Film Debuts

July 2016

 

Another project popped up, which was the scoring of a short horror film. This film by Coleman Films and 3am Productions utilizes the special fx expertise of Michael Del Rossa who has worked on such films as "300" and "The Watchmen."  You can watch the trailer we also put together here: Squatter Fear Fest Trailer

 

Next step for the producers is fllm fest submissions.

Kylo Ren Project & More Reviews

March 2016

 

As we gear up to score the next film, Phoenix: The Resurrection, Zazu decided to take on a little personal project to keep the chops up.  You can watch it here: Kylo Ren (Rise Of The FIrst Order) Theme

 

Here is another great review from The Independent Critic on The Jersey Devil as well :-)

The Jersey Devil Sells Out On First Day

October 2015

 

On October 27th, 2015, Shami Media Group released The Jersey Devil worldwide and within a few hours it was sold out online at all major retailers such as F.Y.E., Best Buy, Barnes & Noble,  and Amazon. This was quite unexpected to all those involved, but was a nice reward to further solidify the success of this independent film.  For Sour Note Productions, we're grateful to have been a part of this project and are looking forward to working again with some of the same producers and director for Phoenix: The Resurrection.

 

 

The Jersey Devil To Be Released Worldwide

September 2015

 

Shami Media Group has announced worldwide distribution of The Jersey Devil.  Shami Media Group is led by film veteran Bob Shami. With over 15 years of film distribution, their movies are currently found in retailers such as, F.Y.E., Best Buy, Tower, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Sears, Kmart, MVD, Walmart, Target, Frys, Baker & Taylor, Red Box, iTunes and Netflix. They will now be adding "The Jersey Devil" to their catalog of outstanding films.

 

Broadway World Announcement

Great Review by Rogue Cinema!!

Mouth Full Album Production Wraps

January 2015

 

Rochester-based band, Mouth Full, chose Sour Note Productions to produce their first full-length album.  After a lot of blood, sweat, and tears, the final mixing and mastering is complete.  Clips from this amazing band can be heard HERE or you can watch the album trailer HERE (parental guidance suggested)

The Jersey Devil Wins 4 Awards @ Atlantic City Film Festival

October 2014

 

The Jersey Devil has won four awards at the Atlantic City Downbeach Festival including Best Comedy Feature, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actor.  Sour Note Productions would like to congratulate the entire team that helped to make this possible and looks forward to working with many of them again on the next feature film!!

The Jersey Devil Premieres

September 2014

 

What happened?  The Jersey Devil movie premieres, which was scored by Sour Note Productions' Zazu and Brandon Williams (pictured).  Where?  Loews Landmark Theater in Jersey City, NJ.  Who?  Most of the cast and crew along with about 600 other people who couldn't wait to see this long-anticipated indie comedy.

 

The movie received rave reviews, which can be read here:

 

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