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March 12, 2007
Suffer named Official Selection by A Feast of Horrors 2007! We're thrilled to announce that Suffer the Little Children will be screened once again - this time in Wichita, Kansas! The fest is to be held on March 17th and 18th, 2007.

November 18, 2006
Mark and Bernardo will attend the screening of Suffer at Queens International Film Festival in Astoria, NY.  See the festival page for details.

October 9, 2006

The Shockerfest Film Festival was great! George and Louise Baker are both to be commended for their efforts at creating a wonderful festival experience.

ADAM MONTGOMERY was named WINNER of the RISING STAR AWARD by Shockerfest Film Festival 2006!

Suffer won the PRODUCTION PRO BUDGET AWARD from Shockerfest Film Festival 2006!

October 6, 2006

Mark & Bernardo head out to Modesto, California to attend Shockerfest 2006, and hopefully catch some of our comercials on TV. Let's hope we bring home some of the many awards for which Suffer is nominated!

October 5, 2006

We're thrilled to announce that Suffer the Little Children has been named BEST OF FEST by Great Lakes Independent Film Festival 2006!

October 3, 2006

Suffer named Official Selection by DNA Film Festival 2006! We're thrilled to announce that Suffer the Little Children will be screened at DNA Film Festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada!  Suffer will be screened on Saturday, October 21st at 9:00pm at Atom Egoyan’s Camera Bar located on trendy Queen St. W in Toronto, Ontario.

September 24, 2006

The SufferMobile was retired the hard way today. The trusty vehicle was totaled when a state police officer running a red light slammed into it, sending her, Mark and Bernardo flying 3 lanes.  Mark and Bernardo are just fine but the SufferMobile is no more.

        

September 20, 2006

Suffer the Little Children has been named an Official Selection at Griffon International Film Festival, to be held at Missouri Western State University! Check the festival page for details.

September 18, 2006

Suffer the Little Children goes online at Centory City Film festival and Google Video! Check the festival page for details.

September 7, 2006

Suffer TV commercial shipped to California cable companies and posted on Suffer home page.  The commercial will air 200 times on the SciFi channel in the Modesto and Turlock, California areas between now and October 7th!

September 5, 2006

Suffer web site moved to new hosting company.

September 4, 2006

Redesigned Suffer web site goes live.

September 3, 2006

Suffer nominated BEST OF THE FEST at Great Lakes Film Festival!

September 2, 2006

Mark does his best to learn new web development software and rebuilds the Suffer webpage!

August 30, 2006

Suffer is an Official Selection of the Golden Lion Film Festival 2006! This festival is to be held in Swaziland, Africa from October 14th to 28th, 2006. Our screening date is Sunday, October 15th.

August 29, 2006

Suffer has been nominated for BEST HORROR MINI-SHORT FILM by Shockerfest 2006!

ANGELA PIETROPINTO has been nominated for BEST ACTRESS in a HORROR SHORT by Shockerfest 2006!

ADAM MONTGOMERY has been nominated for both BEST ACTOR in a HORROR SHORT and the RISING STAR AWARD by Shockerfest 2006!

Our screening at Shockerfest will be at 4:30pm on Saturday, October 7th on Screen 11 at the Galaxy 12 Theater in Riverbank, CA! The screening will be followed by a Q&A with me and Bernardo.

August 28, 2006

Suffer is an Official Selection of ShockerFest 2006! This festival is to be held at the Galaxy 12 Theater in Modesto, California on Saturday and Sunday, October 7th & 8th, 2006.

Our screening date/time at Shriekfest will be Sunday, September 24th at 12:00 Noon!

Our screening date/time at Great Lakes Film Festival will be Thursday, September 21st at 7:00 PM!

August 12, 2006

Suffer is an Official Selection of Shriekfest 2006! This festival is to be held in Hollywood, California on September 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and October 1, 2006.

What a day... Suffer is also an Official Selection of Century City Film Festival 2006! This unique festival will use partner websites, as well as Microsoft-based portable media players distributed to select viewers, to screen Suffer and allow voting. Winners will be screened at AMC Century City in October.

August 6, 2006

Suffer is an Official Selection of Great Lakes Independent Film Festival 2006! This festival is to be held in Erie, Pennsylvania from September 20th - 24th, 2006.

August 5-7, 2006

Bernardo and Mark attend the beginning of Indiefest in Chicago, IL.

July 28-30, 2006

Bernardo and Mark attend AOF in Long Beach, CA. Our screening and Q&A went very well, and we had the opportunity to meet many other great filmmakers.

July 24, 2006

Indiefest tickets on sale now at Ticketweb.com - just type "suffer the little children" in the keyword field, the click "search", and our 4 screenings at Indiefest will appear. Tickets for each block of shorts in which we appear are $10.00

July 21, 2006

"Suffer the Little Children" named WINNER - BEST HORROR SHORT FILM by Long Island International Film Expo 2006!

July 19, 2006

"Suffer the Little Children" has been nominated for BEST HORROR FILM OF THE YEAR by Action on Film International Film Festival 2006!

July 16, 2006

Venues and Screening times added for IndieFest - check the "Festivals" page.

WORLD PREMIERE OF SUFFER 9:30PM @ LIIFE!

ANGELA PIETROPINTO receives an honorable mention from LIIFE in the Best Actress category for her portrayal of Miss Sidley in "Suffer the Little Children"!

July 3, 2006

Suffer is an Official Selection of Action on Film International Film Festival 2006! This festival is to be held in Long Beach, California from July 28th - 30th, 2006.

July 2, 2006

Suffer is an Official Selection of Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Mar Del Plata - Tercera Edicion 2006! This festival is to be held in Mar del Plata Argentina from October 20th - 29th, 2006.

June 29, 2006

IndieFest 2006 has announced their new festival dates! The festival will we from August 3 - 11, 2006. The venue is to be announced. (Three Penny Cinema is no longer the venue for IndieFest)

June 11, 2006

The Suffer page is up on the Long Island International Film Expo's web site. Here's the Link:

Suffer page @ LIIFE

May 31, 2006

Please note that due to venue issues, the dates for IndieFest 2006 are subject to change. Final dates, and the Suffer screening date, will be posted here as soon as they are available.

May 30, 2006

Come check out our blog page for Suffer the Little Children on Audience by Withoutabox. The site brings together filmmakers, film festivals, film industry and audiences in a way that nobody else can do.

You can help us build activity and support the film by rating it and discussing it online, and by adding it to your Favorites. It's easy. And you can decide whether to register or not.

Audience @ Withoutabox

May 25, 2006

Suffer the Little Children has been named an Official Selection of Long Island International Film Expo 2006! The festival runs from July 11th through the 20th in Bellmore, NY. The World Premiere of "Suffer the Little Children" will be during a block of short films starting at 9:30pm on Sunday, July 16, 2006. Click on the Festivals page for links to this and any future festivals screening Suffer.

May 22, 2006

Suffer the Little Children has been named an Official Selection of IndieFest 2006! Screening dates to be announced - however, the festival is slated to run from July 28th through August 4th in Chicago, IL. However, those dates are subject to change.

April 24, 2006

Cast & Crew DVDs get shipped

(a handful have not yet shipped, but will go out within the next 2-3 weeks)

April 22, 2006

We've finally finished burning and printing all of the cast & crew DVDs, so we'll be shipping them this week! Thanks for your patience!

April 2, 2006

Our own Miss Sidley, Angela Pietropinto, appeared on the Sopranos

January 1, 2006

Here's wishing all of our Suffer families and friends a very safe, prosperous, and Happy New Year!

December 5, 2005

Guestbook added to the Suffer web site.

December 4, 2005

-Online press kit goes live at www.withoutabox.com, the preeminent online film festival submission site.

-Suffer the Little Children applies to its first festival.

December 3, 2005

Festival Submission / Press Kits for Suffer the Little Children are completed.

December 1, 2005

Mark signs on to collaborate, as an Executive Producer, with actor and filmmaker Joseph Mazzello (Jurassic Park, The Cure, Simon Birch, Star Kid) on Joe's post-graduate directorial debut, Matters of Life and Death. The short film is to star Joseph Mazzello, David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck, A League of Their Own, Simon Birch, Dolores Claiborne), Rachael Leigh Cook (She's All That, The Bumblebee Flies Anyway, Josie and the Pussycats) and Daniel Gillies (Spider-Man 2, Bride & Prejudice, Trespassing) among others.

Matters of Life and Death

November 11, 2005

Suffer the Little Children is complete!!

November 9, 2005

Bernardo Villela is guest speaker for Bucks County Community College writing class.

October 28, 2005

The revised version was test screened for faculty and students of Stonestreet Studios in New York City. Again we received insightful feedback, and made a couple very minor tweaks to Suffer.

October 22, 2005

Suffer the Little Children sees it's first test screening audience at the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Center in Bensalem, PA. We received great feedback, and made some editorial changes to the film.

October 16, 2005

Producer Miller & Writer/Director Villela attend GPFO 25th Anniversary party on the Moshulu in Philadelphia.

October 8, 2005

Recording session at Ground Control Studios in Philadelphia to record Chris Covone's vocal track. Owner Christian Grillo did a great job as engineer.

September 24, 2005

Our projected date for picture lock, leaving just the score and vocals to be completed.

September 22, 2005

We now appear on websites in the US, Netherlands, Poland, Germany, Argentina, and Hungary.

September 10, 2005

Wrap party at Dave & Buster's - Thank you to all of the Suffer family and friends who attended this great event!

September 8, 2005

A full page article on Suffer was published in the Bucks County Courier Times section called "Focus on Newtown"

September 8, 2005

A full page article on Suffer was published in the Bucks County Courier Times section called "Focus on Newtown"

September 3, 2005

-2nd Unit completed our last pick-ups

-Invitations sent for wrap party on Sept. 10th

September 1, 2005

-We're getting noticed at home too, even before we've started promoting the project. Here is a Suffer posting on one of the largest Stephen King sites on the web:

Lilja's Library

August 31, 2005

-Suffer receives international notice already!

Suffer is already noted on the following website from the Netherlands:

Stephen King's Short Stories

-Be sure to check out the interview section for an interview with Bernardo Villela.

August 26, 2005

-First Cut Completed! Bernardo Villela has handed off the rough cut to Brian Cook for editing.

August 20, 2005

-That's a wrap! Suffer the Little Children wrapped principal photography on Saturday, August 20, 2005.

-We'd like to thank Bucks County Community College, Doylestown Hospital, and Lower Makefield Towship for their incredible hospitality and assistance during filming.

-We'll be hard at work editing and scoring the movie, and plan on holding a test screening at Bucks County Community College soon.

  

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