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FilmAnnex Google +1 is here! Here on Film Annex and War of Films! We added the Google +1 button on our film pages so that you can use it to vote on your favorite movies and promote them on your public Google profile. Starting today, the War of Films votes will be based on the total number of Facebook likes, tweets, and Google +1(s)... (no more Diggs, sorry!). Guess Darwin was right about the survival of the fittest.

Our Featured filmmaker this week is Hugo Osorio. Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Osorio moved to Miami in 2001 to study Film Production at Miami Dade College. After completing his associates degree, he received a bachelors degree in Cinematography from Miami International University. Osorio is a visual filmmaker that transforms lights and camera movements to provoke emotion. Check out Osorio's shorts, Blame and Conundrum. His awards include the best short film of the year and an official selection at the Cenequest Film Festival.

Some memories are hard to forget. "You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there," says Mara Koomson, the very talented young filmmaker who directed our featured film, In Deep Water. In the film, Koomson looks at the way we deal with the memories that haunt us. With Soderbergh-esque cool blue tones and an effective score, In Deep Water is a powerful short film that will stay with you for a long time.

Talented yet controversial, the visionary filmmaker Abel Ferrara never goes unnoticed. Abel Ferrara Web TV plunges you into the world of the man behind such emblematic films as King of New York, The Driller Killer, and Bad Lieutenant. From exclusive behind the scenes videos to interviews with the director and his team, Abel Ferrara Web TV is the official and largest source for his latest news and videos.

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