May 3, 2007 (Atlanta) -- Well known Atlanta actor, writer, and
director Ken Feinberg is premiering, not one, but two short films
at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. Seven Generations
and Hearts and Souls will screen as part of the Short
Film Corner market of the venerated festival. Both films were written
and directed by Feinberg, an Atlanta native and University of Georgia
graduate. He has a 20-year career in film and theater, and has made
numerous appearances on television as an actor in shows such as
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The District, Alias, Charmed, and
Star Trek Enterprise.
Feinberg is also producing short films about his adventure at Cannes,
in the form of a daily video blog, which will air at www.myspace.com/kenfeinbergfilms.
"As a filmmaker, of course, my instinct is to capture the
experience on film, and with today's technology, I thought it would
be fun to send little video postcards to my friends and family at
home," he said.
Using myspace.com as his portal, that audience could be quite a
bit bigger than the supportive contingent of fans Feinberg has gathered
in Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles as an actor, writer, and director.
"Sure, I'd love to show the world what I'm doing at Cannes,"
he said, adding that his intention at Cannes is to "get a three-picture
deal" with a major production studio to finance his feature
Feinberg's two shorts will screen as part of the Short Film Corner
market at the Cannes Film Festival. Both films were written and
directed by Feinberg. Launched in 2004 by the Festival de Cannes,
the Short Film Corner is part of the Marché du Film (the
Film Market) at Cannes, where filmmakers can showcase short films
to potential buyers. More than 3,000 companies from 80 different
countries will be attending
Feinberg is the owner of Atlantic
Station Studios, which provides rental space for casting, classes,
events, photography studio, and production offices. He also teaches
the Director's Boot camp and Writer's Boot Camp for aspiring directors
and writers. Feinberg completed a three-year mystical study program
as well as a two-and-a-half-year certification as a relationship
For more information, see www.7generationsfilm.com.