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SPOTLIGHT ON WMFE

“Empire Vampre’ is dark, edgy and features Cirque du Soleil performers, Orlando Ballet dancers, acrobats, contortionists, pole dancers, magicians, fire jugglers, and even a sword swallower.”

MAKEUP MAGAZINE

“I thought about the history of vampires,” said Bevan “I researched back to Dracula and thought of vampires living forever as mortals—taking inspiration from fashion trends throughout time … As in, say, a vampire being turned in 1924, so her style would be more roaring twenties.”

HUFFINGTON POST EXCLUSIVE

The Village Voice has described her as “Gwen Stefani’s evil twin.’

SELIG FILM NEWS

“Empire Vampire” is bringing back the entertaining and artistic form that made Michael Jackson and Madonna legends.

BROADWAY WORLD NEWS

“Close Up Experience is all about creating a space for creative expression, collaboration and learning, so artists can reach their full potential in a variety of different mediums.”

THE MIAMI NEW TIMES

“Roger (Ingraham) built a story that transcended the all-night party idea to epic proportions of good and evil”

AXS INTERVIEW & SNEAK PEAK

“The Goodnight Darlings are one of those bands that instantly become a welcome edition to your daily playlist the moment that you hear their infectious rock sounds.”

JAZZ CORNER

“An Ambitious Visual Alchemy”

MI2N MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS NETWORK

“Indie rock duo collaborates with Close Up Experience dance company, as junior high school friends reunite with a vision.”

FEARS MAGAZINE

“The innovative new Fantasy-Thriller Musical short film is blazing a trail, paving the way for a new genre that tells a story within a song, seamlessly intermingled with a vibrant array of performance and fine art.”

POP GOES THE WEEK

“The Goodnight Darlings – Kat Auster & Wilson Jaramillo – take their viewers on an epic journey of the ultimate party animals – the Vampires that inhabit the city.

THE SAVAGE GARDEN

EMPIRE VAMPIRE is a short musical film about epic change… this film takes the Vampire genre to a whole other level.

SHOWBIZ CHICAGO

“The result is an electrifying, multi-talented state-of-the-art product that catapults the artist from breakthrough to big-screen”

SHOWBIZ MAGAZINE

“An electrifying, multi-talented state-of-the-art product that catapults the artist from breakthrough to big-screen.”