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5/29/09: 2009 Videographer Awards - The Romeo Theater won an Award of Excellence in the 'Video for the Web' category in the 13th Annual Videography Awards.
Project Resolution
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12/14/08: The Best of Project Resolution - Romeo Theater show 010, "Wonder Boy," was selected for inclusion in this "...celebration of the most talented filmmakers in Richmond." <poster>
Videomaker Magazine
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Videomaker Magazine: August 2008 - 'Interview the Director' Excerpt: "Independent filmmaker John Romeo has created Romeo Theater to encourage other filmmakers to showcase and talk about their filmmaking passion."
RIFFRappahannock Independent Film Festival
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9/19/08: Rappahannock Independent Film Festival - The movie from Romeo Theater show 035, "RED," was featured at RIFF, a four-day festival "dedicated to promoting excellence in independent filmmaking." The festival took place in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Urge Magazine
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Urge Magazine: Spring 2008 - 'Work In Progress' Excerpt: "'...just celebrated the show’s two-year anniversary with Romeo Theater LIVE, hosted at Richmond’s own Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum.'"
YouTube
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3/14/08: YouTube - "RED," from show 035, is selected as an Editor's Pick.
MashUp
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3/7/08: MashUp - 'Romeo Theater for All'. Interviewed in video webcast "bringing you the hottest things going on in Richmond."
The Clip Show
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2/19/08: The Clip Show - The Romeo Theater is reviewed on Episode 73 of 'The Clip Show' with host Jim Kirks, rating an 11 out of 13 on their C.O.G.D.N. scale.
The Daily Reel
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8/30/07: The Daily Reel - 'Online Originals - Romeo Theater featuring Polaroid' Excerpt: "Along with finding and hosting some of the best original content on the Web...he also gets the filmmakers to explain the secrets of their craft after their film finishes."
YouTube
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08/29/07: YouTube - Show 033, "The Naked Swim," is selected as an Editor's Pick. <image>
YouTube
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7/10/07: YouTube - Show 031, "Polaroid," is selected as an Editor's Pick. <image>
Brick
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6/28/07: Brick Weekly - 'Mixed Media' Excerpt: "...Romeo's persistence and enthusiasm combined with genuine skill and good humor make for some truly inspired moments of online entertainment."
Pixelodeon
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6/10/07: Pixelodeon Festival - Romeo Theater show 016, "Fun Size," was presented as part of Pixelodeon 2007, a two-day "independent video festival recognizing innovation, inspiration, and community in global online video." The event took place at the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles, CA, and was part of the "Couples"-themed session curated by Amanda Congdon and Mario Librandi.
Richmond.com
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4/26/07: Richmond.com - 'A Romeo for the Digital Age' Excerpt: "After taking a cue from his grandfather, a local Richmond filmmaker receives national attention for his podcasting efforts."
Tilzy.tv
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4/11/07: Tilzy.tv - A guide to entertainment on the web. Excerpt: "...his films are sleek and heavily edited, lacking all the trappings of amateur filmmaking."
Webby Awards
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4/10/07: 2007 Webby Awards - Show 011, "Short Pants," is selected as an Official Honoree in the 'Comedy: Long Form or Series' category in the 11th Annual Webby Awards. <press release>
Richmond Magazine
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Richmond Magazine: April 2007 - 'Content, Where Art Thou?' Excerpt: "Richmond videographer John Romeo hopes that before you upload to YouTube, you’ll first consider running your video past him."
Video on the Net
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3/21/07: Video on the Net Conference - I was a guest at the Network2 booth at the Video on the Net Conference in San Jose, CA. <photo>
IPTV Show Reviews
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11/10/06: IPTV Show Reviews - Vidcasting/Podcasting reviews. Excerpt: "This is a good webcast to keep track of and even submit to when you think you have something worth putting out on the web. Rating: 4 out of 5."
The Art of Noise
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11/10/06: The Art of Noise Conference - A Conference of Trends in Marketing, News, Publishing, Web & Broadcast Technology. I was a panelist at a session called "Reformatting the Formats: Creating Innovative Content for New Media." (Here's an article where I'm quoted at the end.)
Daily Reel Top 10
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9/19/06: The Daily Reel - Show 020, "Behind the Scenes of Chad Vader," is highlighted in the "TDR Top Ten" for five days. Excerpt: "Top Ten synergy! Romeo talks to the creators of Chad Vader in an improvised behind the scenes interview."
Podcast Salad
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9/14/06: Podcast Salad - The Romeo Theater is featured in 'Podcast Salad 20,' "The video podcast about video podcasting," with host Katie Bevard.
Daily Reel Top 10
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8/24/06: The Daily Reel - Show 011, "Short Pants," is highlighted in the "TDR Top Ten" for four days. Excerpt: "Romeo, of Romeo Theater fame, resurrects his grandfather's 1954 footage to highlight his own talent as a creative, enthusiastic curator of other people's movies."
iTunes Store
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8/23/06: Apple iTunes Store - The Romeo Theater is added to the "Featured Video Podcasts" section of the iTunes Store. <image>
Dot Com Dish
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8/13/06: Dot Com Dish - Internet entertainment reviews. Excerpt: "What I also like about John is his commitment to a pretty neat concept... we encourage site surfers to return again and again."
Steve Garfield's Video Blog
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8/11/06: Steve Garfield's Video Blog - The Romeo Theater is featured during 'Vlog Soup 17', "A free tour of the vlogosphere."
The Daily Reel
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8/7/06: The Daily Reel - Showcasing the best in online video. Excerpt: "Even if you’re not a film student, Romeo’s explanations of how he made several of these pictures is akin to a magician giving away his secrets. Grade: A-"
Work Magazine
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Work Magazine: Summer 2006 - 'Innovators Profile' Excerpt: "...it is his passion for making and producing short movies that recently led him to put up his own Web site..."
Wired
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6/28/06: Wired.com - 'Podcasting After iTunes' Excerpt: "...the challenge for new podcasters has been to break through the clutter."
The Strip
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6/15/06: The Strip podcast - Celebrity conversations from the entertainment capital of the world. <Listen to mp3 excerpt>
Richmond Times-Dispatch
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5/28/06: Richmond Times-Dispatch - 'Bigger Screen for Small Films' Excerpt: "Richmond's latest movie venue is perched along a turbulent electronic boulevard crowded with Internet traffic and speedy podcatchers."
WRIR
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5/3/06: WRIR Radio - Richmond radio show "The Brown Bag Lunch Special" with host Cathy Brown <Listen to mp3 (22 minutes)>
Pod Guide
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5/1/06: PodGuide.tv - A guide to the best video content for your iPod. Excerpt: "...he's hit on a very interesting formula..."
Richmond.com
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4/11/06: Richmond.com - 'Pod People' Excerpt: "...content comprises a growing library of surprisingly slickly produced featurettes..."
12/14/08: Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum
'Wonder Boy' was selected as part of the "Best of Project Resolution" show
2/24/08: Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum
Presented 'RED' as part of Romeo Theater LIVE <photo>
12/9/07: Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum
Presented 'Short Pants' <photo>
11/25/07: Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum
Presented 'Broken Hearted' <photo>
8/27/06: Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum
Presented 'Big Vegas Heist' <photo>
7/30/06: Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum
Presented 'Yeah Dude' <photo>
6/25/06: Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum
Presented 'Mystery Shopper' <photo>
5/28/06: Project Resolution Filmmakers Forum
Presented 'Wonder Boy' <photo>
6/10/07: Pixelodeon Festival
'Fun Size'
9/19/08: Rappahannock Independent Film Festival
'RED'
8/15/10: James River Filmmakers Forum
'Salvage'
I'm always available to help spread the word about the Romeo Theater. If you're interested in an interview for your publication or show, send me an email!
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