The Essentials


New Year’s Revolution

Posted by Nagle on January 8, 2014  /   No Comments

I’ll open with some clarification on the title; yes, it does intentionally say revolution.  I’m changing the way I update the site with my new posts.  May I introduce to you… THE VLOG! Many have …


The Essentials’ Homecoming

Posted by Nagle on April 16, 2013  /   No Comments

After the Grand-daddy of all Murphy’s Law weeks (wherein if something can go wrong it most certainly will) The Essentials came home to screen it’s newly completed distribution cut at our Sort-Of-East-Coast Premiere in the Buffalo …



Posted by Nagle on February 5, 2013  /   No Comments

Coming off big award wins at the Hollywood & Vine Film Festival hardly more than month prior, The Essentials was back on the big screen this week to reel in some new fans at the …


The Essentials hits LA… again!

Posted by Nagle on January 10, 2013  /   No Comments

Thursday night, 7:30pm January 31st at the Chapman Theater of Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA! That’s right, we’ve been accepted into our second film festival, the New York International Film Festival: LA Edition. The Red Carpet Opening …


Merry Christmas!

Posted by Nagle on December 24, 2012  /   1 Comment

We had a lot of fun during production of The Essentials… time for the Bloopers!


We Won

Posted by Nagle on December 9, 2012  /   4 Comments

UPDATE: We also won the Audience Award for Best Feature Film! Maybe it wasn’t the Official winner, but hey, neither was Avatar. So for the updated list of awards we took home: – Best Director – …


The Essentials – Hollywood & Vine Film Festival

Posted by Nagle on December 2, 2012  /   No Comments

Bad News: We were officially rejected from Sundance. Good News: THE ESSENTIALS screens Friday, December 7th at 12:45pm in LOS ANGELES as part of the HOLLYWOOD & VINE FILM FESTIVAL! Festival is being held in …


The West Coast Wall Street

Posted by Nagle on November 8, 2012  /   No Comments

A long time ago in a village far, far away… making movies on the weekends with friends was an escape, a purely creative outlet for whatever jokes or school assignments I had on my mind …


Bound for the Market

Posted by Nagle on November 4, 2012  /   No Comments

This week is the American Film Market in Santa Monica, the self-proclaimed heart of the global film industry. More than 400 distributors and one thousand production companies will be in attendance… the headcount may reach …


We Came… We Screened… We Entertained.

Posted by Nagle on May 24, 2012  /   No Comments

A huge THANK YOU!!! on behalf of the entire Essentials Cast & Crew to everyone who came out to support us during our Early Screenings Week. For those who couldn’t make it, Friday May 11th …