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ITN - Action, Thrillers & 4K Titles at AFM 2014

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ITN OFFICE: LOEWS 705

Action, Thrillers and 4K Titles Available

www.itnfilms.net 

 

 

 

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THE OUIJA EXPERIMENT 2

90 min. Thriller/Horror. Complete. 

 

**SHOT IN 4K**

 

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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THE NINJA - IMMOVABLE HEART

97 min. Action. Complete. 

 

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

 

  394.jpgTHREE HOLES, TWO BRADS, AND A SMOKING GUN

 90 min. Thriller. 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.

 

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

 

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DAY OF THE MUMMY

90 min. Action/Adventure. Complete. 

 

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=ndLc64RDwZc

 

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JUNCTION

91 min. Action/Suspense Thriller. 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), Tom Pelphrey (The Guiding Light), Anthony Ruivivar (Banshee, Third Watch), Summer Crockett Moore (Trust Me, I'm a Lifeguard)

 

Synopsis: Junction 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=4jjwVfBnqk0

 

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CAMP MASSACRE

100 min. Horror. Complete. 

 

Cast: Bree Olson (The Human Centipede III), Al Snow (WWE), Scott Tepperman (Sci-Fi Channel's Ghost Hunters International), Shawn C. Phillips (Grave Encounters 2), Dick Warlock (The Abyss)

 

Synopsis: Contestants appear on a competitive reality show at a summer camp. As contestants disappear in the night, it becomes apparent that a killer is on the loose.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE DEAD INSIDE

110 min. Sci-Fi/Action. Complete. 

 

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 trapped inside a school struggling to survive.

 

Festival:

OFFICIAL SELECTION- London Independent Film Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YgiAZAYATU

 

  416.jpgDISCIPLES

90 min. Horror. Complete.

Cast: Tony Todd (Candyman), Bill Mosely (The Devil's Rejects, Halloween, House of a 1000 Corpses), Camden Toy (Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Linnea Quigley (Return of the Living Dead, Night of the Demons, Nightmare on Elm Street 4), Debra Lamb (Body Parts, Midnight Cabaret, Point Break), Brinke Stevens (Body Double, The Naked Gun), Angus Scrimm (Phantasm),Debbie Rochon

Synopsis:  

This apocalyptic shocker tells the story of a group of humans and demons who must band together when a pending end of the world prophecy becomes a terrifying reality.

 

 

 

 TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wQeLTukD40&feature=youtu.be 

 

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COMPOUND FRACTURE

90 min. Thriller. Complete.

 

Cast: Tyler Mane (played Michael Myers in Rob Zombie's "Halloween"), Derek Mears (played Jason in "Friday the 13th") and Muse Watson (from "I Know What You Did Last Summer"), Leslie Easterbrook (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy, Halloween), Alex Saxon (The Fosters)

 

Synopsis: Michael returns home to take care of his father who has become paranoid that a supernatural force is out to get him and is obsessed with making his home an unassailable compound. Something evil is lurking outside the house and it won't stop until it kills off every last member of the Wolffsen family.

 

 

TRAILER: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVg6yQ1Gw9E

 

  403.jpgAWAKENED

111 min. Mystery/Thriller. Complete.

Cast: Edward Furlong (Terminator 2, American History X), Sally Kirkland (JFK), Steven Bauer (Ray Donovan, Scarface), John Savage (The Deer Hunter, The Godfather: Part III), Julianne Michelle (Apartment 1303), Stelio Savante (My Super Ex-Girlfriend)

 

Synopsis:  Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.

 

Festivals:

OFFICIAL SELECTION- Palm Beach International Film Festival; WINNER - Best Narrative Feature at NYC Independent Film Festival, WINNER - Best Actress at NYC Independent Film Festival, WINNER - Best Feature at LA Femme International Film Festival

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7H1-v7-lAkQ&feature=youtu.be

 

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THE HOUSE ON THE HILL

85 min. Crime/Horror. Complete. 

 

Cast: Shannon Leade (Hall Pass), Elissa Dowling (Black Dahlia)

 

Synopsis: Based on a true story, "The House on the Hill" chronicles the terrifying 1980s murder spree of serial killers Leonard Lake and Charles Ng.

 

**Featuring real footage of Leonard Lake**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nbblmTJVcc&feature=youtu.be

 

  301.jpgBETRAYAL

92 min. Action/Thriller. 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 

 

  368.jpgTERRITORY 8

80 min. Sci-Fi. Complete.

Synopsis:  

An eight mile quarantine zone in the Nevada Desert, known as Territory 8, is the site of the world's largest man-made disaster.

Shortly after a chemical weapon explosion in the Nevada desert, two scientists find themselves confronting a sinister cover up, and a band of hostile survivors who are looking to escape the quarantined area known as Territory 8. 

 

Festivals:

OFFICIAL SELECTION-VIFF! Vegas Indie Film Fest

OFFICIAL SELECTION-Prairie Lights Film Festival

 

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBKR4yLNNuo&feature=youtu.be

 

  So This is ChristmasSO THIS IS CHRISTMAS

115 min. Family. Complete.

Cast: Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, The Expendables), Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day, Kill Bill), Lexi Ainsworth (Wild Child), Titus Makin Jr. (Glee, Castle)

Synopsis:

Eighteen-year-old Ashley lives life in the fast lane. After a chance encounter with the handyman, she finds herself writing and directing a Christmas play for over sixty underprivileged kids. At the same time she runs headlong into her ultimate soul mate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Festival:

WINNER - Audience Choice Award - Bare Bones International Film Festival, Finalist for Best Family Feature and Best Screenplay

 

TRAILER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEskIfiDP4E 

 

  344.jpgTHE BLACK WATER VAMPIRE

95 min. Creature. Complete.

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

Synopsis:  

A horrifying creature is killing citizens of Black Water.  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26FrX45JoTA&feature=youtu.be 

 

  The SuspectTHE SUSPECT

90 min. Action/Thriller. Complete.

Cast: Mekhi Phifer (Divergent, 8 Mile, Dawn of the Dead), William Sadler (Iron Man 3), Sterling K. Brown (Army Wives)

Synopsis: A bank robbery takes an unplanned, deadly turn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

FESTIVALS:

HBO's American Black Film Festival, Miami, FL - Official Selection, 

Nominations:  Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay,

Best Actor: Mekhi Phifer, Beset Actor: Sterling K. Brown

Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham AL - Official Selection

St Louis Black International Film Festival, St. Louis MO - Official Selection

Montreal International Black Film Festival, Montreal Canada - Official Selection

Third World International Film Festival, San Francisco CA - Official Selection

Brooking Institution: Screening and Panel Discussion, Washington DC - Official Selection

Twin Cities Black Film Festival, St. Louis Park MN - Official Selection

Louisville International Film Festival, Louisville, KY - Official Selection

Englewood International Film Festival, Englewood IL - Official Selection

Philadelphia Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA - Official Selection

Toronto Black Film Festival, Toronto, Canada - Official Selection

ReelWorld Film Festival, Toronto, Canada - Official Selection

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsE3QJf205w 

 

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PASTOR SHEPHERD

90 min. Family. Complete.

Cast: Danny Trejo, Maria-Elena Laas, Pastor Shepherd

Synopsis: A door-to-door evangelist comes head to head with his menacing neighbor. 

Festival:

WINNER - WorldFest Houston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2035

90 min. Sci-Fi/Apocalyptic. Complete.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

 

  407.jpgHUNTING THE LEGEND

95 min. Thriller/Horror. Complete.

Synopsis: 5 years after his father was mysteriously slaughtered while out hunting, Chris Copeland sets off into the Alabama woods. He's out to prove the existence of a murderous creature that locals call Bigfoot - or die trying. 

  

  

  

  

 TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NeEYDH7LDA

 

  365.jpgABERRATION

85 min. Supernatural Thriller. Complete. 

Synopsis:  

Christy Dawson is a conduit between the worlds of the living and the dead. Unable to control or understand her ghostly visions, she's increasingly witness to disturbing glimpses into the future. Someone is killing everyone around her and she's running out of people who she can trust. Can Christy uncover the truth behind a decades-old mystery before ending up the next victim?

 

 

 










TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7O_ec9kxONs 

 

  356.jpg616: PARANORMAL INCIDENT

90 min. Horror. Complete. 

Cast: Rib Hillis (General Hospital), Eve Mauro (Bullet),Louis Mandylor (My Big Fat Greek Wedding)

Synopsis:  Special Agent Watts has seen it all when it comes to the paranormal.
His team, the Special Investigations Unit, gets called to the derelict
Woodburrow Prison, and he thinks it's business as usual. But there's nothing usual about Woodburrow.  When a mysterious woman is found
attempting to flee, things begin to spiral out of control for Agent Watts and his team. As an evil force picks them off one by one, Agent Watts is left alone to face what might be the most powerful evil ever conceived--The Devil.

 

 

 TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRKMhO09m_I 

 

  357.jpgSORORITY PARTY MASSACRE

103 min. Horror. Complete. 

Cast: Kevin Sorbo (Hercules: The Legendary Journey), Leslie Easterbrook (The Devil's Rejects), Eve Mauro (Bullet), Ed O'Ross (Six Feet Under, Full Metal Jacket)

Synopsis: Sexy college girls endure gore galore when a psychotic killer with a taste for sorority sister torture arrives. But when this party gets started, will they receive an advanced degree in extreme horror? 

 

 

 

 








TRAILER: 

 

  327.jpgTHE CURSE

90 min. Action. Complete.

Cast: Alex Maisonette (Narx), Felipe Luciano (It Could Happen to You, Badge 373), Michael Wright

Synopsis: NYPD cop Ruda is a cop during the day and a religious Santerio (High Ranking Priest) of "Black Magic" by night. A curse is placed on the NYPD by the mother of a boy shot by the cops. Now the NYPD needs Ruda to help break the curse in this action-packed thriller. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SINS

90 min.

Action/Thriller. Complete.

Cast: Danny Glover, Steven Bauer (Scarface, Primal Fear), Michael MadsenJohn Savage (The Godfather: III, The Deer Hunter), Anne Jeffreys (General Hospital), Hal Yamanouchi (Push), Giovanni Martorana

Synopsis: Two ex-gangsters meet on a high speed train to Sicily. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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
7 days of networking activities
1 beachfront campus that covers it all

Our AFM Newsletters run each day with three bumper pre roll editions and a wrap edition:  

2019 Complete Coverage

2018 FULL HIT STORY TOLD IN 8 EPISODES

Pre roll newsletter N° 1 
Pre roll newsletter N° 2  
Opening Newsletter N°3 
N°4 (November 2) 
N°5 (November 3)

N°6 (November 4)  
N°7 (November 6) 
N°8 (November 8) Closing

AFM 2017 Wrap & global  I N°8 I N°7 I N°6 I N°5 I N°4 I  OPENING N°3 I  Preview N°2 I N°1

AFM 2016Pre roll N° 1 I Pre roll N° 2 Opening Newsletter N°3 I N°4 N°5 I N°6 Focus on ANIMATION  I N°7 I Final wrap
AFM 2015:   Newsletters N° 1 I N°2 I N°3 I N°4 I N°5 I N°6  N°7 I N°8N°9 I N°10
AFM 2014:   Newsletters  N°1 N°2 N°3 N°4 N°5 N°6 N°7 N°8

 


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