Category Archives: Independent
On the morning of May 1, 1947, Evelyn McHale, arrived by train to New York’s Penn Station, calmly walked to the Empire State Building and leapt to her death. In her wake were left six people forever impacted by the choice she made on a cold, grey day in spring, and whose stories would become unwittingly intertwined. From the Ruins is an honest and provocative story about love, faith, art, obsession, and how every action has unpredictable reactions.
Centers on the life of Emmitt Till, who was murdered in 1955 for whistling at a white woman, kicking off the Civil Rights Movement.
Logline: The true story of Nellie Bly, the pioneer of investigative journalism who, among her many feats, successfully circumnavigated the globe in a record-breaking 72 days.
Two young lovers find themselves ensnared in a seemingly supernatural web that ties them to a young girl’s disappearance 15 years earlier.
Follows Kurt Calabrese, who witnessed his brothers role in helping bring down their murderous father Frank, who was a crew boss for crime family The Outfit in Chicago.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as an elevated sci-fi/thriller.
A man sees his past and future lives while he is clinically dead.
While on vacation in Paris, a woman gets caught up in a sting operation when she gets mistaken as the infamous mistress of a notorious fictional criminal.
The story of the tragic submarine wreck in August of 2000 and the governmental negligence that followed.
Set in 1960s Ireland, tells story of a troubled young woman who must confront her violent and tragic past when she travels to a remote island.
Kept under wraps, but centers on a heist of the world’s greatest treasures.
A young woman starts to show signs of possession. Desperate for the truth, the town’s elders put their faith into a man of science to uncover what is truly happening in Salem and put an end to the terrifying events plaguing the town.
A successful magazine editor returns home to care for his grieving mother after his father’s untimely death, uncovering long buried secrets and lies within his family history, his parents, his friends and his very identity, fueled by madness, sexuality, hauntings and violence.
Explores the dangerous, cruel, and sadistic acts of fraternity hazing implemented on pledges, told from the perspective of a frat boy who gets sucked into the culture before blowing the whistle on the hazing.
Queen Elizabeth decides that she wants to escape to Scotland incognito, and a desperate team of courtiers must find her and bring her back before anyone notices that she’s gone.
Centers on Aretha Franklin’s transition from gospel singer to mainstream artist in the early sixties to mid-seventies, exploring her rise to fame and delving into her interpersonal relationships.
Centers on an introverted man who imprisons a woman, only to find the tables turned on him.
Spans the life of artist, explorer, and traveler Dan Eldon who helped lead aid missions across Africa and was stoned to death at the age of 22 by the very people he was trying to help in war-torn Somalia.
Kept under wraps, but explores the darker ramifications of a world filled with superheroes — for the citizens they save and the famed protectors themselves.
After an accidental hit and run, a young lawyer’s entire life unravels over the span of one night as he attempts to dispose of a corpse that turns out to be far more than an innocent victim.
Kept under wraps, but follows a young woman’s last year spent in Sacramento.
Centers on a young girl who gets kidnapped onto a hidden ecosystem where a tribal war is raging over a form of pollen that breaks the relationship between aging and time.
An eldery man, who survived the Nazi’s as a young boy, is scammed by thieves whom he takes revenge on.
Kept under wraps, but based upon the iconic Pez candy dispensers.
Longline: An ensemble film about a wealthy and dysfunctional African-American family, it centers on Daniel, a young optimist whose attempt to reconnect with his siblings after their father’s death hits a snag when he discovers they all want to kill him for his sizable share of the estate.
Pitched in the vein of Insidious, Let The Right One In, and The Others. Having moved into a “clean house” to treat his auto-immune disorder, 11-year-old Eli begins to believe that the house is haunted. Unable to leave, Eli soon realizes that the house, and the doctor who runs it, are more sinister than they appear.