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Intentional Films PRESENTS: QWERTY (Official Trailer)

Intentional Films NEWS:
3.02.13 QWERTY wins Best Picture and Best Actress at Winter FIlm Awards
  The Winter Film Awards in New York City has awarded Best Feature to QWERTY and Best Actress to Dana Pupkin.
4.09.12 QWERTY Accepted to 6 U.S. Film Festivals!
  Bill's directorial followup to Midlothia, the long awaited QWERTY is set to play at 6 festivals over the next 3 months in the following cities: Kansas City, Dallas, Nashville, Seattle, Kona & (To Be Announced).
4.09.12 Intentional Film Resumes Posting News to Website
  In a rare move after a nearly four year hiatus, Bill Sebastian looks at his own website, realizes others may do the same thing.
8.26.08 Midlothia Released on DVD!
  Cinema Obscura releases Midlothia on DVD. Available now at, Netflix and Blockbuster Online.
9.13.07 L.A. Premiere of Midlothia Announced!
  The L.A. Premiere of Midlothia is scheduled for Thursday Sept 27th 8:45pm at the A+D Museum-5900 Wilshire Blvd. Q&A and DJ following screening.
9.09.07 Midlothia Sweeps Microcinemafest!
  Midlothia takes home 6 awards from Microcinema Fest including Best of Fest. Also Best Director, Best Drama Feature, Best Editing, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor.
3.02.07 AFI Dallas announces Midlothia as an official selection. Screenings on March 26th and 30th will mark the Southwest Premiere. Click here for Tickets.
2.07.07 Midlothia World Premiere Scheduled for March 10th at the Lake County Film Festival in Libertyville Illinois, outside Chicago.
01.28.07: Midlothia awarded the Silver Jury Award for its preview screening at the Park City Film Music Festival in Park City, UT.
5.21.06 Robots Are Blue to Play at Motion Picture Academy
  Named a Top 8 finalist in the NowCasting Film Festival, Robots Are Blue will play at the Motion Picture Academy's Linwood Dunn Theatre on June 7th. Be there to vote in person for your favorite film and help Robots take home an HD camera! Click here to reserve tickets. Thanks to all who voted online!
4.29.06 Robots Are Blue Wins the Director's Cut Online Film Festival
  Robots Are Blue has been announced winner of the Viewer's Choice award at the Director's Cut online film festival. The film will be screened in New York on May 14th. Thanks to all who voted!
4.28.06 Robots Are Blue Named Finalist at USA Film Festival
  The prestigious and long-running USA Film Festival has named Robots Are Blue a finalist in the "Texas" and "Fiction" category of its short film competition. Winners will be announced Sunday April 30th at 7:00pm at the brand new Northpark 15 in Dallas.
1.28.06 Robots Are Blue Wins in Park City!
  Robots Are Blue screened concurrently with The Sundance Film Festival at this year's Park City Film Music Festival and was awarded a "Gold Medal of Honor" for use of original music in film. Kudos to Toby Halbrooks, Andrew Tinker, and Jeff Halbert!
1.1.06 Robots compete in Director's Cut Online Competition
  Bill's award winning short Robots Are Blue competes through the end of the month in New York's Director's Cut Online Film Competition.
8.16.05 Irish American Ninja "Hits Streets!"
  Longtime in the making, Irish American Ninja (a.k.a. The life of George McGoogle) receives its DVD release thru Filmout Releasing, becoming available for purchase on and
6.23.05 Robots Are Blue takes 3rd at EDOC 3!

Marking Bill's fourth third-place finish in four years, Robots Are Blue scores Bill and Toby a grand! Download the film: Med (7.6M) | Large (13.6M)
In related news, newfound rival David Maddox takes home first place, sharing honors with Tom Walker and Zack Menendez.

6.23.05 Robots Are Blue to play at Angelika tonight! 8:00pm
  Dumped by long-time partner-in-film, David Maddox, Bill teams up with Toby Halbrooks to compete in EDOC 3. Come see their robot-infested world of the future. Tickets are free and seating is limited, so arrive early!!! Quicktime coming soon...
5.19.05 Mail Fantasies defeated by singing envelope.
  David and Bill form team "Sweaty Faced Bob" for one last shot at the 24 Hour Video Race. Their film, Mail Fantasies moves on to the finals of the Hollywood category, where it places 2nd to Project Mayhem III's musical-take on first class mail. Watch Mail Fantasies: Med | Large
5.3.05 Trailer Released for Midlothia!
  8:03 am. Just in time to include on the DVD release of Irish American Ninja.
Go to to view the trailer.
2.7.05 Bill Sebastian Resumes Drinking Shiner Bock!
  After consuming an alarming number of yellow cans on the set of Midlothia in October, Bill Sebastian has decided to go back to a long time favorite. "I almost forgot what they were like," he says, "Mmmm."
10.9.04 Shooting Wraps on Midlothia
  On location in Midlothian, TX, Intentional Films completed their 14 day shoot of Bill Sebastian's second feature film, Midlothia, adapted from the play "Pluck the Day" by Steven Walters. The subsequent wrap party was roudy. It will be a long time before any of us drink Shiner Bock again.
6.12.04 Love Machine Takes Honorable Mention at EDOC Film Fest
  Along side Mandingo Productions, Bill Sebastian and Co. come in behind several known combatants at the second annual Eighth Day of Creation Film Festival with Love Machine, a metaphorical trip into an awkward love affair.
5.13.04 Therapy Takes First at 24 Hour Video Race!
  Bill and David break their streak of third place finishes under the guise of Mandingo Productions. Therapy, an alien thriller about a crooked therapist and ladder salesman takes First Place and the Audience Award!
2.1.04 Portal, the Movie Wins SpindleTop Film Festival!
  Bill's toilet opus, Portal, takes first prize at the SpindleTop Film Festival in Beaumont, Texas, earning Bill and co-writer Casey Wickson a shiny plaque.
10.31.03 Portal Premieres to Cast and Crew at Magnolia Theatre
  On the anniversary of its own wrap party Portal, the Movie wraps editing at 11:30pm just in time to entertain approx 150 costume clad film-goers at Magnolia Theatre. Socialite Sue Loncar is spotted in the audience.
7.19.03 Bag Head plays on KERA
  3rd place winner at the 24 Hour Video Race,"Bag Head"will show at 10pm on channel 2 KERA as part of Dallas Video Festival's "Frame of Mind." The show will air this Saturday July 19th and next Saturday July 26th.
6.12.03 Intentional Films Places 3rd at EDOC
  Shafted! by Team "Hold the Onions," Intentional Films placed 3rd at the First Annual Eighth Day of Creation Film Festival. The event, hosted by Common Grace Ministries, pitted 19 teams against time, nasty weather, and a really broad theme to create a 6 minute film in 6 days. "Idea Men" was the end product of team members Bill Sebastian and David Maddox. They can be found on Monday nights at Presbyterian Hospital's "Third Place" support group. Other key contributors were Tom Walker, James Gilbert and Elizabeth Van Winkle.
5.14.03 Intentional Films places 3rd in 2nd Annual 24 Hr Video Race
  Shafted! by a singing serial killer and Jesus, Intentional Films placed third in the 2nd Annual 24 Hr Video Race Pro Category with "Bag Head". On May 9th at midnight approximately 100 teams gathered to hear this year's theme (The Stranger), prop (an umbrella), location (body of water), and line of dialog ("We must be nuts!"). 24 Hours later, Baghead was turned in with only 3 minutes to spare.
5.10.03 Bill Skips Sister's College Graduation For Film Race
  In a bold move, Bill blew off sister Christina's graduation from U.T.D. to participate in the 24 Hour Video Race. Most family members frowned in disapproval, but Christina took it in stride, well aware that she'd be getting a better, if not guiltier, present as a result. Bill is quoted as saying, "The speaker's going to be boring anyway." He later added, "Sorry, you know how it is."
3.2003 I.F. Creates Public Service Announcement for Bryan's House.
  Bryan's House, a place for children and families affected by the HIV, is featured in Intentional Film's latest commercial endeavor. "Playground" features four concerned mothers dropping off one by one, leaving the children to fend for themselves. The spot was directed and edited by Bill Sebastian and features music by Josh Pyle.