Documentary Short Featuring Jack White's Guitar-Maker Screening at Newport Beach Film Festival

"Randy Parsons: American Luthier" profiles Seattle-based guitar-maker whose client list includes Jack White, Jimmy Page, and Joe Perry. 
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April 24, 2012 - PRLog -- David Aldrich, a first-time independent filmmaker from Seattle, WA, is pleased to announce that "Randy Parsons: American Luthier" is an official selection for the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF). The award-winning documentary short film will be screened at the Triangle 1 Theater, in Costa Mesa, California on April 30, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. 

"Randy Parsons: American Luthier" is a short documentary film about a Seattle-based guitar-maker whose client list includes Jack White, Jimmy Page, and Joe Perry.

The documentary short film has been well-received, screening at more than 20 festivals in the United States. The film has even made it into the finals of the 2012 American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes. As a finalist, Aldrich's short film about guitar-maker Randy Parsons will be screened at a special event in The American Pavilion at the Cannes International Film Festival. The film will also be available for screening at the Short Film Corner, Festival de Cannes.

"The Newport Beach Film Festival is a first-class international film program that will be showing 400 films this year, and I am proud to have been invited" says the film's director, David Aldrich. "This is a film about someone who gave up their passion for playing guitars and discovered that they had a passion for making guitars, and I believe audiences will be inspired by Parsons' story."

"Randy Parsons: American Luthier" will be screening at the Triangle 1 Theater, Costa Mesa, California on Monday, April 30, 2012, at 2:30 PM. The film is one of four films included in a shorts block themed as "Not Giving Up Docs." Festival badges, day passes, and individual tickets for  screening can be purchased online at the Newport Beach Film Festival website. (

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