What We Learned at the Movies

The inaugural DOG FILM FESTIVAL that my Radio Pet Lady Network produced last weekend in New York City was a rousing success. What had been a crazy idea amazed me by taking wing — with the New York Times devoting half a page in the Weekend Arts section to the festival, Time Out magazine picking […]

Dog Film Festival Visionary Award to Steve Marton

The New York Dog Film Festival Visionary Award to Steve Marton The First Annual Dog Film Festival will have one award in its first year — the Visionary Award, which was created to recognize an individual who best exemplifies the intention of the Dog Film Festival: “celebrating the remarkable bond between dogs and their people.” […]

Dog Talk #400 (12-22-2014)

Dog Talk (12-22-2014) #400: The ANNIE Show (and the Dog Film Festival welcome to filmmakers of all ages around the world!) http://dogfilmfestival.com/festival/submit-a-film From death’s door to the Silver Screen! Allyson Halm from Adopt-a-Dog talks like a proud stage mother about Marti, the 5-year-old mixed-breed dog she sheltered for months after pulling her from other shelters […]

Halo’s “Forever Home” Movie Made Me Cry For Joy

Halo’s “Forever Home” Movie Made Me Cry For Joy From the minute I had the great pleasure of seeing the beautiful little gem of a film, “Forever Home,” directed by Peter McEvilley — who created it as one of his #RescueFilms for Halo — I knew it simply had to be included in the First […]

Dog Talk #366 (4/5/2014)

Dog Talk (4/5/2014) #366: Karen Wright discusses breeding Bombay cats [www.greatblackbombays.com] as companions for special needs children on the autism spectrum because the breed is “lap velcro” and can make a big difference in the lives of these kids; film director Peter Mcevilley discusses how the CEO of Halo Purely for Pets commissioned him to […]

FOUR PAWS UP for “Le Sauvetage” — Halo’s Movie About Pet (and People) Rescue!

FOUR PAWS UP for “Le Sauvetage” — Halo’s Movie About Pet (and People) Rescue! What a wild and crazy idea: a pet food company dedicated to pets in shelters and the people dedicated to rescuing them — finds a filmmaker who can celebrate the human-animal bond in the most delightful and profound way — thereby […]