DGB Short Film Competition 2014: Winner

February 7, 2014

A wonderful film by Erin Gaddi…


Erin Gaddi wins the 2014 Dark Green Books Short Film Competition!


Announcing the winner of the 2013 Dark Green Books Short Film and Video competition: the powerful film How To Be Happy, filmed and directed by American film maker Erin Gaddi.

How To Be Happy is a slow burning, evocative and thought provoking work which powerfully elaborates the book by the same title by the author Luke Andreski.

The film can be watched on YouTube via the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHst40bbO00. Please take a look, ‘like’ and comment!

The competition is on hold for 2014 but will be back with new works by new authors in 2015.



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A Three Minute Indie Flick

September 8, 2012

Dear friends, colleagues and fellow lovers of the written word, a brief dispatch from the frontier between writing and film:

We have just uploaded a new film onto the channel for the Dark Green Books video competition. The link for this three minute indie flick by Erin Gaddi and Nick Breeser is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6aKXddSQVI&feature=plcp . I would love you to take a look. Please ‘like’ and share freely!

The prizes for the competition are:

First Prize $700

Second Prize $200

Third Prize $100

The competition rules and submission guidelines are available from http://shortfilmandvideoaward.wordpress.com/ .

Please let your budding film-maker friends know all about it!

With thanks and best wishes,


Luke Andreski
www.hunchthenovel.com ; www.greenmessiah.com ; www.tothebridge.info ; www.nowwearegreen.com ; www.portnoysdefence.com ; www.agreenphilosophy.net ; www.beingleftbehind.com ; www.thebookofnewcreation.com ; www.speakinginamonotone.com ; www.swogstongue.com ; www.theoutskirtsofmymind.com , www.amazon.com , www.amazon.co.uk .