Madonna Leaves the Dog Film Festival in New York City To Go…Home

Madonna leaves the Dog Film Festival in New York City to go… home! The 2nd Annual Dog Film Festival, held at Symphony Space in New York City on October 15, was a howling success in many ways. I returned home happy, but exhausted, and then I received the fantastic news that Madonna, a 22-month-old rescued […]

Halo Gave “10,000 Bowls” to Our Shelters — How Much Food is That, Anyway?

Halo calls itself “America’s Best-Loved Holistic Pet Food” and I can assure you that is doubly true in the cities and towns where the Dog Film Festival traveled this past year! In those destinations, Halo gave 10,000 bowls of pet food to the shelter that was our partner and beneficiary in that location, through Halo’s […]

Strut with Me and Your Mutt SAT, OCT 1 in New York City

Strut with Me and Your mutt this Saturday October 1st in New York City Are you going to be in New York City this coming weekend? On Saturday October 1st you simply have to get down to Strut Your Mutt at the Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 in Tribeca. From 9 AM to 1 PM […]

The Dog Film Festival Was Boffo in Chicago!

The Dog Film Festival Was Boffo in Chicago! The dog lovers of Chicago came out in droves to see the Dog Film Festival at the wonderful Music Box theater, which worked right alongside the Festival team in doing PR. We chose Chicago because our national sponsor the Petco Foundation had given a grant to the […]

Sia and Me and the Dog Film Festival

Sia and Me and the Dog Film Festival This past weekend, the Sunday New York Times Arts & Leisure section ran a big piece about the singer/songwriter Sia, and her compelling integration of dancers into her videos and performances, as she embarks on a huge national and international tour with her troupe. The article explained […]

Four & Sons – A Fabulous Canine-Themed Magazine’s Article about the Dog Film Festival

It’s always a great feeling when someone you admire admires you in return! The unique and amazing magazine Four & Sons from Australia — which features art, photography, books, films, products with a canine theme — ran a generous article describing the Dog Film Festival. Their journalist did a fine job of capturing the essence […]

Halo Mix n’ More Topper treats for Shutter-Bug Festival Film-goers

With the help of our Founding (and ongoing) Sponsor, Halo Pets, we’re traveling the country with a grant from the Petco Foundation so more people can experience the film programs that celebrate the remarkable bond between dogs and their people. Now we’re looking to our pack of moviegoers to capture the essence of each event […]

Two Happiest Audience Members at Dog Film Festival in Seattle

I’m just back from Seattle and the thrill of bringing the Dog Film Festival there, with a phenomenal turn out! Fully half the audience members had four legs and brought along their enthusiastic and appreciative humans! During the showings of short films, all of which included dogs, the dogs in the audience made sporadic barking […]

California Dreamin’ Of Dogs

California Dreamin’ Of Dogs The first stop on the Dog Film Festival national tour was a huge success! I am over the moon with excitement over how great the Dog Film Festival launch went this past weekend in Los Angeles. Seems like the whole town turned out to celebrate the chance to come to a […]

Melissa Helps Joan Rivers Continue Good Deeds

Melissa Is Helping Joan Rivers to Continue Doing Good Deeds I was so moved by the outpouring of love for my godmother Joan Rivers back on September 4, 2014, when she died so tragically. I’m sure she would be proud of her daughter Melissa (who is my goddaughter) who is now making it possible for […]