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NEW YORK SCHERZO - Official Trailer (2019)
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NEW YORK SCHERZO - Official Trailer (2019)

NEW YORK SCHERZO by Shaan Couture Produced by Drama Way et WediaWix 92 min | Documentary | USA | 2018 FB: https://www.facebook.com/NewYorkScherzo Watch on Amazon Prime: https://www.amazon.com/New-York-Scherzo-Tim-Cho/dp/B07NHTS77C "Special Jury Award" at the 2018 Chelsea Film Fest (NYC) "Special Jury Award" at the 2019 Cinema on the Bayou Film Fest (Lafayette, LA) "Best Feature Documentary" at the 2019 Winter Film Award (NYC) "Opening movie" of the 2019 Big Muddy Film Fest (Carbondale, IL) "Opening movie" of the 2019 Harlem International Film Fest (NYC) 3 Nominations at the 2019 Nice International Film Festival (France) 4 Nominations at the 2019 Revolution Me Film Festival (Brooklyn) Runner up for "Best US Feature Documentary" at the Will I Fest (Williamsburg, BK) This is a story about the survival of the Arts. SYNOPSIS: NEW YORK SCHERZO is a feature documentary that follows the lives of three diverse classically trained musicians as they try to make it in New York City. They are passionate about their art but struggle to make a living, and face a crossroads where they must decide if they can sustain a career doing what they love. There are countless documentaries about famous musicians, New York Scherzo is the story of the hustle and what happens before the fame and fortune. Featuring Tim Cho, Mathieu Dunoyer et Sam Quiggins. ----------------- CREDITS Shot, Produced and Directed by Shaan Couture Written by Shaan Couture & Alix Duchene Producer Stephan Kalb Edited by Alix Duchene Sound mix by Louis Sansano Original Soundtrack Mathieu Dunoyer Graphics by Beth Hansen Special thanks to CVLT Production CVLT Head of Production Olu Ogunrinu CVLT Executive Producer Alexandra Mangum Color Grade by Michael Dwass Assistant Editors Tonio Ramsay Sam Mink Producer Mathieu Dunoyer Soundtrack Cello - Sam Quiggins Violin - Tim Cho English Subtitles by Mandy Otero
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Demo Reel edited by Alix C. Duchene, Shaan's long term and favorite editor! Websites: www.shaanphoto.com / www.wediawix.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ShaanCPhotography/ Instagram: @ShaanC_Photo LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaan-couture-02064135 Contact email: shaancouture@gmail.com Bio: Originally from France, Shaan lived in New York and Montreal before moving to San Diego, CA. With a B.A. in Sociology, and a master in Communication at SDSU (specializing in emotional and non-verbal communication), Shaan has always been passionate about human interactions. Although she calls Southern California home now, Shaan is a globetrotter. Capturing people's habits and emotions are her main interests, and she excels when expressing herself through images, whether they are still or moving. Shaan experiments with a diversity of techniques to portray a story in the most authentic way. She believes that images have the strongest impact in communicating ideas and emotions across borders. With a background in strategic planning from ad agencies, Shaan co-founded WediaWix in 2011, a film production company that allows her to produce her various projects. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, she directed and produced her first long-feature documentary during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil entitled "All Eyes on Brazil" (broadcasted on French national television). She recently shot and produced a short documentary series for Universal Music France, and aside from her freelance projecs, Shaan also works as an executive producer at Helium Films USA.