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Courtesy photo. Charlie Carlson of New Smyrna Beach poses with Miss Scarlett, canine star of the movie "ASTRO ZOMBIES M3:Cloned" and the grand marshal for the upcoming Mardi Paws Parade in New Smyrna Beach.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Miss Scarlet, the neglected pooch who has turned into a sensational media darling, has been named grand marshal for the February Mardi Paws on Parade in New Smyrna Beach.

The city was one of the locations chosen by legendary Hollywood Producer/Director Ted V. Mikels while filming his latest movie "ASTRO ZOMBIES M3:Cloned."

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Art Walk on Flagler Avenue will celebrate "Christmas in July" from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

This is the perfect time for art lovers to get a jump on their holiday shopping. It will be a festive day to take a fascinating stroll along Flagler
Avenue while enjoying the wonderful art on display in galleries, under canopies, and on porches. "

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Blue Heron International Pictures announced today that its latest Holocaust documentary -- "Safe Haven: The Warsaw Zoo" -- has attracted the attention of the Polish government.

“Alex Ringer, our producer in Israel, received a congratulatory letter recently from H. E. Agnieszka Magdziak-Miszewska, the Polish ambassador to Israel,” said Executive Producer Richard Lester, a teacher at New Smyrna Beach High School and one of the film's producers.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Blue Heron International Pictures announced today that its latest Holocaust documentary -- Safe Haven: The Warsaw Zoo -- produced locally, has been accepted by the 2009 Route 66 Film Festival to be held in Springfield, Ill., on Sept. 19-20.

“After being named one of the 25 festivals worth the fee in Moviemaker Magazine, we received many more than the usual number of entries, “festival director Linda McElroy said. “Making our selections this year was extremely difficult, and we had to pass up many excellent films.”

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Photo by Piotr Zabinski. Ryszard Zabinski, son of the heroic Warsaw zookeepers in his Warsaw apartment, is the subject of a new movie documentary, "Safe Haven, the Warsaw Zoo," by local producers Richard and Gary Lester and Charlie Carlson.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- "Safe Haven, the Warsaw Zoo" the latest Holocaust documentary from Blue Heron International Pictures, has become a blockbuster hit around the world since its release last March.

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ORMOND BEACH -- The Daytona Beach chapter of the Florida Motion Picture & Television Association will officially re-open 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Cinematique Theater at the Book Store Cafe, 410 S. Nova Road in Ormond Beach.

"I look forward to being in this new meeting place," said FMPTA President Carole Ferrill, who will be on hand to officially re-open and
re-organize the chapter.

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Courtesy photo. Richard Lester, an algebra teacher at New Smrna Beach High School, appeared 20 years ago in the movie western, "Silverado," which was broadcast May 30 on Turner Classic Movies.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Weekdays for 10 months out of the year, film-maker Richard Lester teaches ninth-grade algebra at New Smyrna Beach High School.

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Courtesy photo. The official poster and T-shirt designs for the Seaside Fiesta were created by watercolor artist Judy Shiilinburg of Destin for the June 18  street party on Flagler Avenue.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Judy Shillingburg's watercolor, "Seaside Fiesta," was selected for the 21st annual Flagler Avenue Seaside Fiesta poster and T-shirt, the marquee symbols for the Seaside Fiesta.

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Courtesy photo. This is one of painter Jim Draper's works on exhibit, starting today at the Arts on Douglas, 123 Douglas St., New Smyrna Beach. The exhibit is free.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Each month one of the 57 artists represented by Arts on Douglas Fine Art and Collectibles, the downtown New Smyrna Beach art gallery, is featured in a solo exhibition. During the month of May, the gallery will feature Jacksonville painter Jim Draper.

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Courtesy photo. Danny Veltri, 23, of Edgewater, and an executive chef at Flip Flops in New Smyrna Beach, is in the finals of Fox reality TV show's "Hell's Kitchen."

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Danny Veltri showed he can take the heat of Hell's Kitchen, cooking his way into the finals of the Fox reality TV show.

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