Archives for the ‘Updates’ Category

First Teaser Poster for THE FRONTIER

By • Aug 21st, 2014 • Category: The Frontier, Updates

Here’s our first teaser poster for THE FRONTIER! Designed for us by Robbergirl Productions.

Super 8 – Beyond THE FRONTIER

By • Aug 9th, 2014 • Category: The Frontier, Updates

Check out this cool Super 8 footage behind the scenes of THE FRONTIER, my new film, shot by Elric Kane on one of his visits to set. And don’t forget to like THE FRONTIER on Facebook!

Charlie Megira and the Modern Dance Club

By • Oct 3rd, 2012 • Category: Updates

My brother, Alon Shai, directed the new video for Charlie Megira and the Modern Dance Club, “Elvis is not Dead”. It premiered today. Check it out below, and be sure to also pick up Charlie’s album on vinyl or digitally from Guitars and Bongos Records.

Listmania: 11 Tunes for 2011

By • Dec 15th, 2011 • Category: Updates, Writings

To mark the nearing end of the year, and celebrate the coming of 2012, I decided to jump on the list-making wagon and offer 11 tunes that moved, shook, and inspired me throughout 2011. In no particular order: Those Darlins – Mystic Mind (from Screws Get Loose) My favorite track from my favorite album of […]

CONDEMNED at the Bradford International Film Festival

By • Feb 25th, 2011 • Category: Condemned, Updates

Condemned will screen at the 17th Bradford International Film Festival in England next month. Playing before the feature film, A Marine Story. The screening will take place on March 19th, 8pm, at the Cubby Broccoli Cinema in the National Media Museum. Tickets are available here. To download the festival’s catalogue.

CONDEMNED on Sergio Leone and the Infield Fly Rule

By • Jan 31st, 2011 • Category: Updates

Dennis Cozzalio featured Condemned in his great film blog, Sergio Leone and the Infield Fly Rule today. Check out an excerpt below. Shai’s achievement . . . is one of patience with building mood and ambience that is possible only when a director gets a handle of how to modulate little things like time and […]

CONDEMNED Featured in Bad Lit and She Blogged By Night

By • Jan 11th, 2011 • Category: Updates

Condemned has been featured in the Online Cinema section of Bad Lit along with a review. Head over for the full piece, an excerpt below. “There’s a sultry, sexy feel to the film . . . the simmering, sweaty tension creates a sense of tension and menace that oozes in every shot.” Also, the Noir […]

Mondo Digital Reviews CONDEMNED

By • Oct 26th, 2010 • Category: Condemned, Updates

Mondo Digital chose Condemned as one of their most recent Sick Picks. Check out an excerpt below, and head over to Mondo Digital for the full piece. Director Oren Shai is definitely one to watch and is working on his first feature, which should really be something else. Not everyone can pull off something that […]


By • May 31st, 2010 • Category: Condemned, Updates

Ryan Gould, Condemned’s Director of Photography, forwarded me these beautiful panoramic stills he took on set, using the Horizon camera. Click on the images below for large versions. Visit Ryan’s Website. And check out his comedy shorts at Daily Fiber.

HEAVY SOUL at No Fat Clips.

By • May 19th, 2010 • Category: Heavy Soul, Updates

The Shock Packed Story of Today’s Young Addicts… My 2005 short film, Heavy Soul, is featured at the video blog, No Fat Clips, for your downloading or streaming pleasure.