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BEVERLY HILLS CHRISTMAS

90 min. Family. HD. 2015. Complete. 

 

UPTV Exclusive World Television Premiere - November 1st, 2015

 

Directed by Brian Skiba 

 

Cast:  Dean Cain, John Savage (Deer Hunter), Donna Spangler (Matilda), Vincent De Paul (Poseidon, Riding in Cars with Boys), Brandon Tyler Russell (Smitty) and Jack the Pomeranian

 

Synopsis:

With help from a guardian angel, a spoiled teenage girl learns that true value is found in assisting others and not in material things.

Screener available upon request.

 

 

 

 

  047016d0-59f5-4008-80f1-331af4edaaf4.jpgZOMBIEWORLD

100 min. Horror. HD. 2015. Complete.

 

Synopsis

There is nowhere to hide...nowhere to run...the Zombie Apocalypse has come, and our world now belongs to the dead! From Ireland, Canada, Australia, Europe and all over the U.S., the bone-chilling news reports tell the same gruesome tale - walking corpses terrorize and devour the living. Only a few desperate humans find the courage to stand and fight for their last chance at survival. But the hordes of undead keep coming, and there's only one thing on the menu - us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWVsT58BP8s 

 

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FRANKENSTEIN VS. THE MUMMY

115 min. Sci-Fi/Action. HD. 2015. Complete. 

 

In RedBox and Wal-Mart

 

Cast:  Robert MacNaughton (E.T.The Extra-Terrestrial), Ashton Leigh (The Woodshed)

 

Synopsis:

The mummy of a cursed pharaoh and a reanimated corpse terrorize a medical university. Only an Egyptologist and a college professor, the deranged Dr. Frankenstein, may be able to stop the creatures before it's too late. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELLING POINTS:

Ties into 20th Century Fox release of VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN with Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy (October 2015)

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTXt9MLhuyQ 

 

  c6fc9ddf-1fd4-4429-abf5-4d35c8ce809e.jpgLOS SCAVENGERS

90 min. Adventure/Family. HD. 2014. Complete.

Cast: Valente Rodriguez - Stars in Disney's McFARLAND USA with Kevin Costner as well as a leading character in The George Lopez Show as "Ernie", George's best friend.  Ivonne Colll- Series lead on JANE THE VIRGEN, Grammy and People's Choice Award Winning Show, Erlinda Orozco- Lead in AMERICAN LOWRIDER, THE YARDSALE, PARTY ANIMALZ, Fernando Carrillo - International Latin Telenovela Super Star."

Synopsis: Four boys believe their hometown is cursed. Hired by the local witch Remedios, to find the long lost Mayan luck charm Laughing Man, the boys agree to find Laughing Man if Remedios lifts the town curse and helps Coach Albrown and the football team win again.

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-p019hELXk&feature=youtu.be 

 

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AMERICAN POLTERGEIST (2015)

83 min. Thriller. HD. 2015. Complete. 

 

In Wal-Mart and Cable VOD- October 2015

 

Cast: Ashley Green Elizabeth (Muck), Simona Fusco (Beerfest, The Pool Boys), Luke Brandon Field (Outliving Emily, Where The Road Meets the Sun), Donna Spangler (Beverly Hills Christmas)

 

Synopsis:

Over the course of five days, a group of friends experience one of the deadliest poltergeists in American history. 

 

 

 

 

 

SELLING POINTS:

Drafts off the 20th Century Fox DVD release of POLTERGEIST, starring Sam Rockwell.

Popular Paranormal-Thriller genre in the tradition of  PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION (October 2015), THE CONJURING 2 (2016)

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0Os2MFxM_I 

 

  b22a881a-54d2-4ffb-9348-25e7f122f130.jpgCALL OF DUTY

110 min. Action/Sci-Fi. HD. 2015. Complete.

 

Synopsis

Five Spec Ops, Alpha Squad, head a simple Recon Mission that turns into an all out war for survival against a wave of undead experiments. Alpha Squad must fight, not just for the sake of their own survival, but the fate of the world.

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMVAgJYNceM 

 

  b528b747-a821-4950-9de2-219c26fb8eb4.jpgALTERNATE REALITIES

101 min. Sci-Fi/Thriller. HD. 2014. Complete.

Cast: Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan), Christopher Judge (The Dark Knight Rises, Stargate SG-1), Elle Lamont (Machete Kills), Donny Boaz

 

Synopsis

A poised, yet distraught husband seeks the help of his psychiatrist to unravel the causes of him unwillingly traveling between multiple realities. He resorts to extreme measures to overcome this perpetual, disorienting array of alternate lives to remain in the one reality where he's truly happy with his wife.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6LJeqJRcMQ 

 

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KRAMPUS - THE CHRISTMAS DEVIL

82 min. Christmas Horror. HD. 2015. Complete. 


In Wal-Mart - November 2015

Cast:Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies, The Secret Life of Bees)

 

Synopsis:

Jeremy, a local police officer, pieces together the truth and realizes that his childhood kidnapper could be a creature of ancient yuletide lore, Krampus, who is the brother of St. Nick, and punisher
of children who perform acts of unspeakable evil without repercussion. Can Jeremy kill Krampus and prevent more missing children? 

 


SELLING POINTS:
Drafts off  Universal Pictures' KRAMPUS starring Adam Scott and Toni Collette (November/December 2015); and Kevin Smith's ANTI-CLAUS.

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qaJMgNQBos&feature=youtu.be 

 

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LAUGH KILLER LAUGH

100 min. Crime. HD. 2015. Complete. 

 

North American Theatrical/VOD 

 

"'Laugh Killer Laugh' is an offbeat crime caper film that unexpectedly wins viewers over" - THE LA TIMES

 

"Frank Stone (William Forsyth), the steely taciturn protagonist of 'Laugh Killer Laugh,' is the sort of hard-boiled murderer that screenwriters love." - THE NEW YORK TIMES

 

"Forsythe's Frank is a surprisingly compelling character." - FILM JOURNAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cast: William Forsythe (The Rock), Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan), Kevin Corrigan (Pineapple Express), Robert MacNaughton (ET), Bianca Hunter (The Fighter), Victor Colicchio, Artie Lange (Howard Stern, Beer League), Franky G (Saw II), Larry Romano (Donnie Brasco), Melissa McMeekin (The Fighter)

 

Synopsis:

Murderous jewel thief mobster Frank Stone is a very deeply disturbed and anti social person who finds no joy or humor in anything - until he awakens from a deep coma and finds everything funny.

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRvJC-LsW60

 

  adaf6a72-94d7-4a80-98d4-54db3ac349ce.jpgTHE INVOKING 2

83 min. Horror. HD. 2015. Complete.

 

In Redbox & Wal-Mart - October 2015

 

Synopsis

Although hundreds of disturbing paranormal events occur every year, most of these chilling encounters go unreported - until now. Bear witness as hapless victims experience the unspeakable terror of confronting demonic forces, murderous poltergeists and other evil entities that are dead set on claiming their souls. Descend into an abyss of waking nightmares as these bloodthirsty, malevolent spirits seek to possess their prey and drag them-kicking and screaming-down to hell.

 

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLPINghLAk4 

 

  eba76a40-8ba3-40a5-a6ed-c7a5d4375aa4.jpgTEETH AND BLOOD

96 min. Horror/Thriller. HD. 2015. Complete.

 

Cast: Glenn Plummer (Speed), Danielle Vega (East Los High). 

 

Synopsis: A diva actress is murdered on a set film. Meanwhile, the city's blood supply is mysteriously being depleted. Dets. Mike Hung and Sasha Colfax go undercover to crack the toughest mystery of their lives in a vampire-infested studio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8p0X70ZN_s 

 

  9c16de9a-958d-4252-afbd-19e494cf7b52.jpgTHE POLTERGEIST OF BORLEY FOREST

102 min. Horror/Thriller. HD. Complete.

 RedBox - September 2015

Synopsis

After visiting a supposedly haunted forest, a teen girl comes to believe that a violent poltergeist followed her home and is stalking her.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px4w9Vc2S9E 

 

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DEMON BABY

70 min. Thriller. HD. 2014. Complete. 

 

RedBox - September 2015 


Cast: Carina Birrell, Bhasker Patel (Emmerdale, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom), David Wayman, Cameron Jack (The Dark Night Rises)

 

Synopsis:

What do you do when your biggest fear is inside you? Theo and his pregnant fiance Rose are a young couple setting out on a camper van holiday in the remote Scottish Highlands when ghostly apparitions begin to possess Rose and her unborn child. 

 

Festivals:

Winner -Zed Fest Film Festival

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnksLpg3SBE

 

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BLOOD CURE

91 min. Thriller. HD. 2013. Complete.  


Cast: Mackenzie Rosman (7th Heaven, Beneath), Timothy Busfield (Thirtysomething, Field of Dreams, Revenge of the Nerds)

 

Synopsis:

After an unforeseen and violent affliction turns her world upside down, Rowena Hambleton struggles to survive night-to-night as she prowls the streets of Los Angeles. If there is a cure for what ails her, Rowena has yet to find it. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h9F_aSgQec 

 

  7072176b-a946-4d79-94c0-cec8790b9e00.jpgA REMARKABLE LIFE

97 min. Romance/Womens Film. HD. 2015. Complete.

Cast: Daphne Zuniga (Melrose Place), Mark Margolis (Breaking Bad, The Wrestler, Requiem for Dream), Marie Avgeropoulos (Tracers, 50/50), Dylan Bruno (Saving Private Ryan), John O'Hurley (Santa Barbara), Helen Slater (City Slickers)

 

Synopsis

There are many things in life that could do a number on a man's masculinity. Lenny Babbitt has his identity and manhood challenged when his wife Tracy leaves him for a female doctor named Iris who has been treating their autistic son Isaac. After losing his job, and wife to a woman no less -- Lenny's dad Jack offers him a job at his pawn shop where he must re-examine his identity, manhood and sense of self after meeting Chelsea, a young, free-spirited pistol that lives life on two wheels. In the end, Lenny realizes that there are no absolutes... only one's faith, sense of self and family -- no matter how it's constituted or defined by society

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2lGcIB8KmQ 

 

  75cf34c8-21b4-4eda-8af6-d49ea29bb334.jpgTHE LADY IN BLACK

112 min. Mystery/Thriller. HD. 2014. Complete.

In Wal-Mart

 

Synopsis

Nelson has a vivid nightmare of a woman being murdered, only to discover that it was actually a premonition and that he had witnessed the beginning of a string of serial murders. Now it's up to him to solve the disturbing mystery, pursue the serial killer to find out why his dreams are being haunted, and ultimately, stop them from continuing their bloody killing spree.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ad-jf_fTBmk 

 

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THE EXORCISM TAPES

75 min. Horror. HD. 2015. Complete. 

 

In Wal-Mart under 'Proof of the Devil'

 

Synopsis:

 Based on true events. 18-year old Jesse Winters, also know as The Butcher, was put to death in Louisiana for committing 23 grisly murders. There was no doubt that he was killer, the question was why? His mother, Kate, claimed that Jesse was possessed by a demon that drove him to fiendish brutality. Now, for the first time on film, Kate will attempt to prove her theories and clear her son's name by inviting a demon to invade her body.  

 

 

 

 

 

Ties into Lionsgate's release of THE VATICAN TAPES with Djimon Hounsou and Kathleen Robertson

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1V6h01EUkFM 

 

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GHOST BOAT

90 min. Thriller. HD. 2014. Complete. 

 

Cast: Jennifer Stuckert, Olivia Aaron, Heidi Brigman

 

Synopsis:

After the mysterious murder of her family, sole survivor Samantha
finds herself trapped aboard her family yacht at sea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nbmKItjkvQ 

 

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WEREWOLF RISING

78 min. Horror. HD. 2014.Complete. 

 

Cast: Bill Oberst Jr. 

 

Synopsis:

With a full moon hanging over the Arkansas mountain region, a bloodthirsty werewolf emerges from the woods to lay siege to area, ravaging anything in its path and revealing a sinister underworld that most never knew existed.  

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXmIUmvy1NA 

 

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KIDNAPPED IN ROMANIA

90 min. Thriller. HD. 2015. Complete. 

 

Cast:  Michael Madsen (Tarantino's The Hateful Eight), Maia Morgenstern (The Passion of the Christ), Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas), Gouchy Boy (Brick Mansions)

 

Synopsis:

A couple of journalists go missing during their work assignment in Romania. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BQ_F5CSdys 

 

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HAYRIDE 2

82 min. Action/Horror/Thriller. HD. 2014.Complete. 

 

**NetFlix Premiere, 10 Cities US Theatrical**


Cast: Richard Tyson (Black Hawk Down, Kindergarten Cop), David "Shark" Fralick (The Young and the Restless), James Rawlings (The Dark Knight Rises)

 

Synopsis:

Fueled by hatred, the mysterious killer "Pitchfork" is unwavering in his goal to eradicate anyone who gets in the way of his bloody agenda... 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwwKN_XREuc 

 

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QUANTUM VOYAGE

112 min. Sci-Fi/Thriller. HD. 2014. Complete. 


In Wal-Mart - November 2015

Cast: Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman), Natalie Distler (Rescue Me), Izzie Steele

 

Synopsis:

A high school musician experiences visual and auditory hallucinations as she starts to witness the collapse of space and time, leading her through a portal to a parallel universe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxzNW-8W5Es

 

  3364083a-4502-4c54-95c9-2ad20d73a811.jpgBEAT STREET

89 min. Dance. 2015. HD.

Cast: Tommy Ford, Gregory Alan Williams, Terri J. Vaughn, Jeremy Strong, Collizion Crew and Jungle Boogie Crew (from Randy Jackson's America's Best Dance Crew). 

Synopsis: A washed up police chief must team up with a rookie detective to infiltrate an underground hip-hop dance crew to find the killer of a small town Mayor's son.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uTZxzhqlug 

 

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THE UNWANTED

95 min. Thriller/Mystery. HD. Complete. 

 

Cast: William Katt (Carrie), Hannah Fierman (V/H/S), Christen Orr (Premature), Lynn Talley (We're The Millers), Chris Burns (The Walking Dead), Elizabeth Hunter (Jersey Boys, 90 Minutes in Heaven)

 

Synopsis:

In this Southern Gothic retelling of Sheridan Le Fanu's vampire story 'Carmilla,' a young drifter (Christen Orr) arrives in a rural town seeking the whereabouts of the mother she never knew. When she becomes sexually involved with an emotionally fragile waitress (Hannah Fierman), she exposes the secret of her mother's disappearance and incites the wrath of the girl's overprotective father (William Katt).

 

 

 Festivals:

Official Selection - Atlanta Film Festival
Official Selection - Dundead Film Festival
Official Selection - Twisted Celluloid Film Festival

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNGNpLdmL9o 

 

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A HAUNTING AT CYPRESS CREEK

89 min. Thriller. HD. 2015. Complete. 

 

Cast:  Jessica Willis (The Ouija Experiment 2)

 

Synopsis:

Four girls go to a cabin and lake in the woods, which is inhabited by evil. This cabin then ensnares them in a labyrinth of macabre as they must battle their way out.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELLING POINTS:

Drafts off CABIN FEVER (2015), starring Eli Roth

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTnAflp89G0

 

  5a2920db-2b41-4868-b0b0-f4125f268421.jpgANIMUS

95 min. Horror/Thriller. HD. 2015. Complete.

Synopsis

 This re-telling of Edgar Allan Poe's classic, relentlessly challenges perception of reality. Morals are suspended and love ones are in jeopardy, as Edgar becomes a force of terror against anyone standing between him and his desire for vengence.

 

WINNER: Best Horror Film at the 19th International Indie Gathering in Cleveland, Ohio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_WPgX3J5WA 

 

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 THE ORPHANAGE

90 min. Thriller. HD. 2014. Complete. 

 

Cast: Christian Goodwin, Michelle Romano, Jimmy Scanlon

 

Synopsis:

After his parents' death, 10-year-old orphan Nathan Perry is assigned

to Milwood Orphanage and Boarding School for Boys. Nathan becomes
a victim of unforeseen terror and unusual behaviour in the institution's feared Ward B.

 

Festivals:

WINNER- Best Independent Feature at Bakersfield Film Festival; WINNER-Best Lead Actress at St. Tropez International Film Festival; WINNER - 9 Awards at Cinerokom International Film Festival.

OFFICIAL SELECTION-Vegas CineFest International Film Festival, OFFICIAL SELECTION-Independent Film Quarterly Film Festival

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdIlBh-Nnp4 

 

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THE DEVICE

90 min. Sci-Fi/Thriller. 2014. HD. Complete. 

 

 

Synopsis:

Two sisters discover a strange object of alien origin. What if the rumors and urban legends are real... that aliens walk among us, abducting people for unthinkable experiments? Sisters Abby and Rebecca are about to discover the horrifying truth when they find a harmless looking object in the woods near their family's cabin. The small black sphere is the key to a shocking mystery that will change the course of human destiny. The Device has plans for us, and this world is no longer ours. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kicWiEbWarE 

 

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THE NINJA - IMMOVABLE HEART

97 min. Action. HD. 2014. Complete. 

 

In RedBox, Wal-Mart & HULU

 

Cast: Danny Glover, Rob Baard, Cassandra Gava (Conan The Barbarian)

 

Synopsis: Reeve is a member of an elite covert group thought not to exist anymore, he is captured, beaten and brutally tortured, by the very Governments he used to work for. With the help of his old mentor John Carpenter, Reeve must strip away, and rid himself of the emerging demons of his past, so that he may understand the core essence of Ninjutsu, the Ninja's Immovable heart, in order to remember how and why he was captured, and what he is meant to do, before time runs out and his captors discover why he is really here. 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAO8VYrqo8I

 

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THE BURNING DEAD

83 min. Sci-Fi/Action. HD. 2014. Complete. 

 

In Wal-Mart

 

Cast: Tom Downey and Danny Trejo

 

Synopsis:

A sheriff must rescue an estranged family from a mountain during a volcano eruption and fight off a horde of lava-filled flesh eaters brought to life by a curse. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztrJuI7-s_o

 

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2035

90 min. Sci-Fi/Apocalyptic. HD.2013.Complete.

 

 In Wal-Mart

Cast: Kyle Morris (2012: Ice Age, Gingerdead Man 3, Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation).

Synopsis: Jack Slade is a time traveler transported to the year 2035 to stop a mad scientist from turning the world into a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  


 

 

 

 

 

SELLING POINTS:

Ties into the release of Warner Bros. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron.

  

TRAILER:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWqfrRV6Q1Q&feature=youtu.be

  

 

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THE INSOMNIAC

94 min. Crime/Thriller. HD. 2013. Complete. 


Cast:Danny Trejo (Machete), Clare Grant (Black Snake Moan), Alimi Ballard (Fast Five, Numb3rs), John Heard (Home Alone), Keith Szarabajka (The Dark Knight, Argo) Eddy Salazar (The Extra), Romina (Silver Linings Playbook, Horrible Bosses 2). Directed by SXSW Winning director Monty Miranda.

 

Synopsis:

After someone breaks into John Figg's home and takes all of his material and sentimental possessions, he develops a severe case of insomnia and learns that the people around him are not as trustworthy as they appear to be. 

Festivals:

Winner -Breckenridge Film Festival

Winner -Action On Film Festival

 

TRAILER: 

 

  b92178fc-c69f-4612-92ae-f791c35982d4.jpgTHREE HOLES AND A SMOKING GUN

 90 min. Thriller. HD. 2014. Complete.

 

**STARRING JOAQUIM DE ALMEIDA (Lead Star of new Warner Bros. movie "Our Brand is Crisis" opposite of Sandra Bullock.)** 

 

Cast: Joaquim de Almeida Desperado, Fast Five, Behind Enemy Lines), James Wilder (Models Inc., Melrose Place), Richard Edson (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, Do the Right Thing), Rudolf Martin (Swordfish, All My Children), Zuher Khan

 

Synopsis: An ex-Hollywood screenwriter now teaching an evening class in New York finds himself in a sinister battle with his younger protege.

 

Festivals:

Winner - Best Screenplay at Downtown Film Festival 

Winner - Best U.S Narrative Feature Film - Laughlin International Film Festival Winner - Best Lead Actor (James Wilder) - Red Dirt International Film Festival Winner - Grand Jury Award - Red Dirt International Film Festival 

Nominee - Best Narrative Feature - Red Dirt International Film Festival Nominee - Best Writing in a Narrative Feature - Red Dirt International Film Festival 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1bj3JHk-AA&feature=youtu.be 

 

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THE OUIJA EXPERIMENT 2

90 min. Thriller/Horror. 2014. Complete. Shot in 4K.

 

In RedBox and 

Wal-Mart

 

Synopsis:

A fun filled weekend turns deadly when a group of unsuspecting theatre goers are trapped inside, after a ravenous spirit is resurrected and released from a Ouija board. They must confront their most terrifying fears and destroy the spirit before it finds and kills them first. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47ql6ONRhSA

 

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INFECTED

110 min. Sci-Fi/Action. HD. 2014. Complete. 


In Wal-Mart

 

Synopsis:

The Virus Apocalypse has begun and has spread across the world in a matter of days. Army blockades are struggling to contain the outbreak, evacuation centres are hastily set up but as the containment fails and the world is engulfed by the undead, a disparate group of survivors find themselves struggling to survive.

 

 

Festival:

OFFICIAL SELECTION- London Independent Film Festival

 

 

 

 

 

SELLING POINTS:

Drafts off Dimension Films/Blumhouse VIRAL and PANDEMIC.

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5RWLYDMZAY

 

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DAY OF THE MUMMY

90 min. Action/Adventure. HD. 2014. Complete. 

 

In Wal-Mart

 

Cast: Danny Glover, William McNamara (Copycat, Chasers)

 

Synopsis: In hope of getting his hands on the famed diamond known as the Codix Stone, Jack Wells joins a group of archaeologists out to explore a newly discovered tomb in Egypt, that of the cursed king Neferu. When the Mummy of the king returns from the dead seeking human victims, Jack is in for the most horrifying experience of his life. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3tkYXj2qw0 

 

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MULBERRY STAINS

130 min. Thriller. HD. Complete. 


Cast: Joey Lauren Adams (Chasing Amy, Dazed and Confused)

 

Synopsis:

In this emotionally charged thriller, Harper is forced to face horrifying secrets of her childhood in order to give her daughter a better future. But how far will she go to forget the past? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zlKqqNHRys 

 

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PHOBIA

84 min. Thriller. HD. 2014. Complete. 

 

Synopsis:

An agoraphobic man trapped in his own home is plagued by a violent home-invader as well as visions of his dead wife and a shadow female figure. 

 

Festivals:

WINNER - Best Screenplay, Salty Borror International Film Festival

WINNER - Best Horror, The Queen City Film Festival

Official Selection - Puerto Rico Horror Film Festival

Official Selection - Molins Horror Film Festival (Spain)

Official Selection - Drunken Zombie Film Festival

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLdofNUijRA 

 

 

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HOSTAGE

90 min. Action/Adventure. HD. 2014. Complete. 


Cast: David Zayas (The Expendables, Dexter, Oz), Michael O'Keefe (Michael Clayton, Caddyshack, Frozen River), Anthony Rapp (A Beautiful Mind, Rent, Dazed and Confused)

 

Synopsis:

Hostage follows four strung-out meth addicts who discover a dark secret about a homeowner during a burglary, pitting them not only against the police but against each other. 

Festivals:

WINNER -  Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival; OFFICIAL SELECTION- Austin Film Festival; WINNER - Grand Jury Award at Soho International Film Festival; OFFICIAL SELECTION- Central Florida Film Festival; WINNER- Long Island International Film Expo; WINNER - ReelHeART International Film Festival

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUKD4KlntMs

 

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92 min. Action/Thriller. HD. 2013. Complete.

Cast: Jack Topalian (Argo, Ray Donovan), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, The Expendables), Oleg Taktarov (Predators, National Treasure, We Own the Night).

 

Synopsis: 

When the Russian mob came after his family...it became personal.

 

Festival:

OFFICIAL SELECTION-Belgrade Film Festival

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsW3BrW8MnY&feature=c4-overview&list=UUonIEonOMkdRyRCurnbqfsg 

 

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100 min. Comedy. HD. 2015. Complete.

Cast: Ice-T, Coco Austin, K.D. Aubert, BONE THUG N HARMONY (Bizzy Bone, Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone, Flesn 'N' Bone), D.J. Quik, Jim Ross, 'Diamond' Dallas Page, Jake the Snake, Najarra Townsend (Contracted), Kristin Carey, Ash Avildsen, Joseph Cassiere, Lorenzo Antonucci, Rachel Delante, Jeffree Star

 

Synopsis

Three best friends explore the world of online dating in Los Angeles and quickly find out that anyone who judges you based on your salary or number of social media followers is someone who has their own soul-searching to do.

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IX1o0b51BNM 

 

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84 min. Horror/Thriller. HD. 2015. Complete.

Synopsis

A fugitive from the law, escapes from prison. He takes refuge in an old, dilapidated house.  There he discovers the skeletal remains of Bart, the owner of the house - a man whose death has gone unnoticed by family and society for nearly four years.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER:  

 

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79 min. Horror/Thriller. HD. 2015. Complete.

Synopsis

On the night before Halloween, four friends set out for a night of mischief, only to find upspeakable evil lurking in their quiet neighborhood. 

 

- From the Producers of "Riddle", "Mafia", and "The Lifeguard".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aq64o3pqsb4&app=desktop 

     

     

   

 

 
 

 

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About American Film Market Dailies

WOLF Jonathan
(IFTA)

The AFM is not a festival - it is the largest motion picture market in the world. 8,000 industry attendees, including producers, distributors, directors, agents, writers, lawyers & bankers. Over 540 films screened, most world or U.S. premieres.

$US3 Billion spent annually by participants to produce films
8,000+ industry professionals
2,000+ new films and projects
1,000+ production companies
400+ distributors
540+ films screened
100+ world premiers 
70+ countries represented
50+ thought leaders speaking
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