FEATURE FILM | DARK COMEDY | DEVELOPMENT
Written and to be directed by Brandon Daley
From writer/director Brandon Daley (Savasana - Slamdance, Fantastic Fest, Cucalorus), this dark comedy is a disturbing yet hilarious portrait of isolation and paranoia in the midwestern suburbs. Just imagine if This Is The End met Napoleon Dynamite.
FEATURE FILM | DRAMA | DEVELOPMENT
Written by Simon Lord | To be directed by Luke Rodgers
Norfolk, 1933. Two children are running away from home. They stumble across a mysterious foreigner who’s hiding out in a remote cabin. While the children don’t know the man’s name, we immediately recognize him. World famous physicist (and refugee from the Nazis) Albert Einstein. While a chance meeting, we quickly learn that this event will alter the course of the children’s relationship with their father forever.
FEATURE FILM | DRAMA | 2018
Written and directed by Nathan Deming
A young Christian’s faith is put to the test during a summer-long Evangelism Internship in Chicago.
Premiered at 2018 Austin Film Festival. Sales agent: Concourse Media.
FEATURE FILM | DRAMA | DEVELOPMENT
Written and to be directed by James King Bagyenzi
Emerging from the United in Film charity training program started by plainspeak pictures founder Harry Cherniak, this will be the first feature film made ini Uganda outside of the capital. To be shot in the South Western Uganda regional language of Rukiga.
Seeking European co-production partners.
FEATURE FILM | DRAMA | POST PRODUCTION
A BUCK PRODUCTIONS / JA PRODUCTIONS FILM, CO-PRODUCED BY HARRY CHERNIAK
Written and directed by Shelagh McLeod
Staring Academy Award Winner Richard Dreyfus, Academy Award Nominated Graham Greene, and Colm Feore.
One man. One dream. One ticket.
FEATURE FILM | DRAMA, COMEDY | 2019
A DARIUS FILMS PRODUCTION, IN ASSOCIATION WITH LUMANITY, JOBRO & CHIMNEY GROUP, ASSOCIATE PRODUCED BY HARRY CHERNIAK
Written and directed by Robert Budreau
Staring Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace and Mark Strong.
Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.
FEATURE FILM | DRAMA | 2019
A DARIUS FILMS PRODUCTION, IN ASSOCIATION WITH PARALLEL FILMS, ASSOCIATE PRODUCED BY HARRY CHERNIAK
Written by Stephen Kunc, Directed by Jonathan Sobol
Staring Tim Roth, Nick Nolte & Louiis Guzmán
Distributor: Sony Pictures Worldwide Aquisitions
It tells the story of the Padre (Roth), a small-time con man on the run from his dogged pursuers, U.S. Court Justice Nemes (Nolte) and local police officer Gaspar (Guzmán). When the Padre is caught mid-con, he flees the scene in a stolen car, unaware that a precocious 16-year-old girl, Lena (Henriquez), is stowing away in the back seat. After she blackmails him into letting her join his journey, the duo plan their biggest heist yet - not always aware of the dangers of working with each other and the law closing in on them.
FEATURE FILM | SLICE-OF-LIFE COMEDY | 2017
Written and directed by Joyce Wong
A misunderstood sexual encounter unravels the life of a lonely female security guard and her deadbeat paramour in this slice-of-life comedy set in a dilapidated strip mall.
Among others, screened at Torino, Slamdance, Newport Beach, Atlanta, New Orleans, Bentonville, LA Asian, Centre for Asian American Media Festival. Released in North America by LevelFILM.
"A portrait of millennial ambition and angst." - Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"…favorite movie of the festival." - Amy Nicholson (chief film critic at MTV)
"Everywoman journey of love and complicated relationships." - Slink Magazine
15 MINUTES | DRAMA | CBC & ARTS COUNCILS | 2015
Ten-year-old Joshua’s dull afternoon is shattered when his volatile older brother shepherds him through the countryside in search of adventure.
Grand Jury Prize
2016 Slamdance Film Festival
2015 Reykjavík International Film Festival
Telefilm Canada: Not Short on Talent
2016 Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
Best Short & Best Director & Best Cast
2016 Canadian Film Fest
Board of Directors Award
2016 North Carolina Film Festival
Best Young Actor (Sam Ashe Arnold)
2016 Joey Awards
Screened at more than 25 film festivals, including Slamdance, Reykjavik, Whistler, Sarasota, Kansas, Montclair, Portland, and Cinefest.
12 MINUTES | DRAMA | BRAVOFACT | 2016
12-year-old August suffers an existential crisis about his place in the world after learning in school that the universe will one day collapse in an epic Big Crunch!
The Big Crunch screened at the Atlantic Film Festival, Maui Film Festival, Whistler Film Festival, Edmonton Film Festival, Kansas City Film Festival, Nickel Film Festival.
16 MINUTES | DRAMA | CBC | 2012
After a traumatic break up, Russ Kaufman is diagnosed with a rare disease known as Broken Heart Syndrome, and desperately tries to find a cure that will mend his broken heart before it’s too late.
Among others, screened at TIFF, VIFF, Dallas, Big Sur, iShorts (Czech Republic), Victoria, Cinefest. Additionally, played on Air Canada, Virgin Atlantic, Shorts TV and Shorts HD, and is available on iTunes and other platforms around the world.
12 MINUTES | DRAMA | ARTS COUNCILS | 2011
While walking home after being bullied at school, Marco stumbles across an unconscious man with a gun and briefcase. Thinking that the man is dead and there might be something valuable inside the case, Marco begins to pry the man’s fingers off the handle. Little does Marco know – he will soon be forced to defend himself.
Among others, screened at TIFF, Palm Springs Shortfest, Whistler, Victoria and Cinefest.
15 MINUTES | DRAMA | CBC | 2009
Eileen finds herself in a sticky situation when she discovers her lover dead in the shower after having slipped on a bar of soap.
Among others, screened at TIFF, Palm Springs Shortfest, LA Shorts Fest, NSI Online Film Festival, Cinefest, Kansas City, Edmonton. Additionally, played on Air Canada, Egoist TV (Russia), Shorts TV and Shorts HD.