Films

Current Films

(last updated April 30, 2017)

Nothing Like the Sun

Current Status: Post-production

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  • Ontario, the OMDC and the American Film Market September 26, 2017 This year at the AFM (American Film Market) held in Santa Monica, California, we'll be meet with Kelly Graham-Scherer of the OMDC (Ontario Media Development Corporation) which is the head business consulting firm of the Ontario Film Commission. They will be holding a Canadian "ex-pat party" featuring many Canadian producers and distributors. Ontario currently has a ...
  • Press Release March 15, 2017 We've compiled film maker, production, cast and crew data into a single comprehensive visual and text document that we will be releasing soon as part of our public relations campaign. As the final cut draws nearer we will be releasing the trailer, video clips, official screen shots and press documents. If you haven't already, please visit our Facebook and ...
  • Trailer Completed March 6, 2017 We have made the last touches on our trailer and will be releasing it publicly soon on our website, Facebook page, Youtube and Vimeo. Thank you to everyone who has been involved and moved the project forward thus far.
  • Movie Vine Interview February 25, 2017 An interview with Meagan Meehan, who is a published author, poet, cartoonist, and playwright at MovieVine.com. She pens columns for Great South Bay Magazine, Examiner and AXS. She's also a stop-motion animator and an award-winning abstract artist. Read the interview here: http://www.movievine.com/interviews/interview-with-the-founders-of-horsehead-cinema/
  • Picture Lock February 1, 2017 Nothing Like The Sun has received its picture lock and the color-grading is underway. The film's final runtime clocks in at 108 minutes. We've chosen to go with a low-contrast color scheme to complement the higher-contrasting lighting scheme. We filmed with old Zeiss Superspeed lenses which were made back in the 1970s. Like many lenses of ...
  • Latest Cut January 18, 2017 Nothing Like The Sun is on its 10th cut down to 109. Thanks to everyone who has contributed notes and made this possible.
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Aftermath

Current Status: Announced

Latest News

  • Ontario, the OMDC and the American Film Market September 26, 2017 This year at the AFM (American Film Market) held in Santa Monica, California, we'll be meet with Kelly Graham-Scherer of the OMDC (Ontario Media Development Corporation) which is the head business consulting firm of the Ontario Film Commission. They will be holding a Canadian "ex-pat party" featuring many Canadian producers and distributors. Ontario currently has a ...
  • Aftermath Proof of Execution Behind the Scenes Footage August 17, 2017 Out at last! The proof-of-execution footage is out. Shot in under 10 hours with minimal crew, we are currently VFX-ing a ghost into some of the footage. A current cut of the footage can be viewed here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/horseheadcinema/aftermath-post-production-audio Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aftermathhorrorfilm/
  • Limited Public Test Screening July 29, 2017 With the color correction completed, we'll be holding a limited public test screening of the proof-of-execution footage for Aftermath on August 15th. The purpose of the screening will be to gauge the audience's reaction to the film. View a sneak peek at a snippet of the footage here: https://www.facebook.com/aftermathhorrorfilm/videos/473806136311184/ Included in the screening will be behind-the-scenes footage of ...
  • Aftermath Proof-of-Execution Picture Lock July 19, 2017 With the proof-of-execution footage for Aftermath now picture-locked, we are sending the footage out for color grading, audio mastering and music composition. Color correction will be done by Sean Meyers using DaVinci Resolve. We've reached out to several audio engineers about the sound engineering, which will take place in the following week. As for soundtrack, the current ...
  • Last behind-the-scene screenshots before picture-lock July 14, 2017 Last of the behind-the-scene screenshots featuring cast and crew at work. Photos were taken in La Canada Flintridge, California. We will picture-lock the proof-of-execution footage tomorrow. Then onto the color-grading and sound mastering. Photos taken by Susan Gordon. Copyright 2017, Horsehead Cinema & Villa Pictures.
  • Proof-of-execution and Behind-the-scenes footage editing July 14, 2017 Behind-the-scenes footage editing completed. The first round of feedback for the first rough edit of the proof-of-execution footage should be coming in by the end of July 15, 2017. Color grading will begin the following week. Everything looks promising so far! Why children in a horror film and why fairy tales? Because fairy tales are a precursor to ...
  • Horror film shoot for Aftermath proof-of-execution finished June 28, 2017 The proof-of-execution for the elevated genre horror film Aftermath has just finished shooting last Saturday on June 24th. A fully edited 3-4 minute reel is scheduled to finish by mid-July. Screenshots and behind the scenes footage to follow. Many special thanks to Richard Neil, Arye Rapini, Zoe Yale, and Zelly Meldal-Johnsen for each of their ...
  • Aftermath – Zoe Yale June 2, 2017 Zoe Yale will be playing the role of "Alex" in the proof of execution shoot. We're glad to have her on board. "Zoe Yale is one of the most talented, creative and hard-working young actors I've come across in some time.  The depth, intelligence, compassion and imagination in her acting choices always astonish and she's an ...
  • Production Announcement April 28, 2017 Aftermath is currently in development. The script has completed; and a marketing and distribution strategy is in progress. Nguyen has been attached to produce. It is scheduled to start filming in 2018. A proof-of-execution is also currently scheduled to be shot in middle-to-late June of 2017. The proof-of-execution has already garnered interest from the following cast: Arye Rapini, Richard ...
  • Nicholl Fellowship 2017 March 15, 2017 Wild Arms and Aftermath have been submitted to the 2017 Nicholl Fellowship in time for the early-bird deadline. The Raven is receiving its final polish with the help of script reader, Amanda Pendolino, in time for the regular deadline. Its dialogue, setting, and new take on the horror genre promises to be one of the most singular ...
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The Raven

Current Status: Script

Latest News

  • StoryPros 10th Annual Semi-Finalist June 3, 2017 The Raven is a current StoryPros 10th Annual Awards Screenplay Finalist. Stay tuned for further results! StoryPros is owned and operated by award-winning screenwriters and professional studio readers Their analysts have worked for: ITC Entertainment I. R. S. Media DIC Entertainment Showscan Films Gordon/Rosson Agency Jack Scagnetti Agency Lynch/Frost Productions Ralph Edwards/Stu Billett Productions Film/Publishing Group Writer's Society of America AllExperts.com - Top Rated Screenplay Expert
  • Nicholl Fellowship Scoring March 24, 2017 Nicholl Fellowship Scoring Here's a quick generic description of Nicholl scoring. Keep in mind that scoring is based on a 100-point scale. During the First Round, every script is read at least twice and every script received at least two scores. The higher of those two scores will determine which scripts would receive a third read. To receive a third ...
  • The Raven – Historian Note to the Reader March 15, 2017 Historian Note (to the reader): "The Raven" is a tale of the Black Death as it might have been experienced by ordinary village peasants in 14th century England during a time when religion and superstition were ubiquitous in everyday life - and in the face of a terror so horrifying it could not be explained any ...
  • Nicholl Fellowship 2017 March 15, 2017 Wild Arms and Aftermath have been submitted to the 2017 Nicholl Fellowship in time for the early-bird deadline. The Raven is receiving its final polish with the help of script reader, Amanda Pendolino, in time for the regular deadline. Its dialogue, setting, and new take on the horror genre promises to be one of the most singular ...
  • The Dialogue of “The Raven” February 16, 2017 Set against medieval mid-14th century England, a Elizabethan quality resonates in the language of the villagers. Unlike Shakespeare's plays, however, which strongly relies on monologue for its execution (also why Shakespeare adaptations to film tend to do very poorly), "The Raven" utilizes medieval English colloquialism in more everyday types of situations which lends more to its cinematic quality. Much ...
  • The Raven or Earthly Power (The Village Closest to Hell) January 20, 2017 Work has begun on developing "The Raven" as a follow-up to Aftermath in order to leverage the momentum of a horror film. The Raven, or Earthly Power (The Village Closest to Hell) follows the story of a 14th century English village that succumbs to hysteria of infection in the wake of the Black Plague (called the ...
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Wild Arms

Current Status: Script

Latest News

  • Nicholl Fellowship Scoring March 24, 2017 Nicholl Fellowship Scoring Here's a quick generic description of Nicholl scoring. Keep in mind that scoring is based on a 100-point scale. During the First Round, every script is read at least twice and every script received at least two scores. The higher of those two scores will determine which scripts would receive a third read. To receive a third ...
  • Wild Arms – Screencraft Fellowship Quarter-Finalist March 21, 2017 Wild Arms has moved into the Quarter finalist list of the 4th Annual Screencraft Fellowship program, culled from over 2,000 applications. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far. Click to view the complete quarter-finalist list. The chosen recipients will receive ongoing professional support and a special trip to Los Angeles for meetings and introductions to ...
  • Nicholl Fellowship 2017 March 15, 2017 Wild Arms and Aftermath have been submitted to the 2017 Nicholl Fellowship in time for the early-bird deadline. The Raven is receiving its final polish with the help of script reader, Amanda Pendolino, in time for the regular deadline. Its dialogue, setting, and new take on the horror genre promises to be one of the most singular ...
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Modern Romance

Current Status: Script

Latest News

  • Screencraft Production Grant January 19, 2017 Modern Romance is currently in consideration for the Screencraft Short Film Production Grant, which awards up to $20,000 to produce a short film.
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The Prince

Current Status: Script

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