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CAPE New Writers Awards.

We actually WON the CAPE New Writer’s Award !

So Chris and I were honored to win this years CAPE New Writer’s award for Cowboys Versus Indians As Chris so often says… what? Really? We are humbled that the blood, sweat and many hours of typing we have put into this project have paid … Read More


We are Finalists for the CAPE New Writer’s Award

We are honored to have been selected and thankful for all the good fortune the past 6 months. Chris and Rish are going to Los Angeles for the ceremony on Thursday, September 27th in Los Angeles. A bit about CAPE from their website The … Read More

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Updates! Amazing and myriad!

Hello All A long overdue update is well… due. Many things have happened as we surge ahead to make this film happen. We have been selected to be a part of the No Border’s Co-Production Market at IFP’s Project Forum List of selected Projects  This … Read More


Happy New Year from the Team!

Hello All! This is the year of Cowboys Versus Indians and we are beside ourselves with excitement. What did 2011 give us? Lots of writing, development, scouting, and IFP. With lots of preparation and thinking about our roots we stuck together as a team. Writer, Director and Producer as one!  We also … Read More

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Happy Thanksgiving from the CvI trio ! Joyeuse Journée de Dinde !*

Happy Thanksgiving from Paris!   From Ambarish Manepalli, director, co-writer As I sit here, anticipating an honest-to-goodness Thanksgiving meal with a real Turkey in this land of ducks and foie gras, I cannot help but feel blessed.  We’re making a movie!  And I’m making it … Read More

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A Wink of the Eye WON TWO AWARDS in Seattle! UPDATE

Hello all you lovely peoples. We’re sorry for all the shouting but we’re just so excited! That latest film from this tambourine-playing trio (Rish, Chris and Geoff) A Wink of the Eye WON TWO AWARDS at Seattle Shorts Linkage  The Screening was November 12th and … Read More


Our toughest critic

  This little man is our toughest Critic.  

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About The Team

Ambarish Manepalli (Director/Writer) was born in Hyderabad, India, immigrated to the United States at the age of three, and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, the setting for Cowboys Versus Indians. He holds both a BA in theater and an MFA in film from Columbia … Read More