From: jason livingston (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Oct 13 2010 - 13:33:01 PDT
Thanks for the response and I'm glad to hear you'll be stepping up efforts to improve communication.
> Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 14:55:28 -0700
> From: email suppressed
> To: email suppressed
> Subject: Re: [Frameworks] another festival issue
> Jason and other frameworkers -
> Upon receiving your e-mail, I unloaded all of our submissions - dvds,
> all packages, envelopes, all statements, etc, to make sure we did
> receive your submission. We did.
> This issue is something that struck me a few weeks back when everyone
> was discussing the Tie Festival. I wondered if I missed
> correspondence with one of the filmmakers who submitted to us, and my
> wonder was just answered by you.
> Your complaint is well received, and is something that we will try to
> not let happen again. I apologize for this - and know that your
> complaint is very much acknowledged.
> This is Cut and Run's second year running, everything has been either
> self funded or donated, and is run by two individuals, across
> distances. We have no headquarters yet. This year has had a much
> larger impact than last, and we are still developing who we are, what
> our roles are, how to run this and keep everyone happy and treated
> fairly. Cut and Run has a history of being improvisational, but we
> stick to being professional. For example we may get submissions that
> we know won't work with the program we're curating at the moment, but
> is put aside to perhaps be included in a future idea or program. This
> is why we never set "deadlines" for submissions. But still, you should
> have been contacted as soon as it was received.
> Inevitably I know there will be issues to resolve in running a film
> festival, and this is one of them. Everyone who submits to us will
> hear back whether or not we are interested in working with their films
> from here on out. Eventually we will have a more organized method of
> Hope you accept our apology Jason, and anyone else who was left out of
> the loop. Jason, you just initiated a more serious effort for us to
> keep the correspondence up to speed.
> all best,
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 2:09 PM, jason livingston
> <email suppressed> wrote:
> > hello frameworkers
> > does anyone know anything about the cut and run festival?
> > i have to file a complaint: sent them my work; never heard back one way or
> > the other. poor form.
> > jason
> > ithaca, ny
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