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Playing on HBO
LAMB
Watch it HERE
COMING THROUGH THE RYE
American Airlines In-Flight, DVD, Netflix, and streaming on iTunes and Amazon.
WISH YOU WELL
Playing weekly on Showtime and Starz and streaming on Amazon, Hallmark Now
LAKE EFFECTS
Showing on the Hallmark Movie Channel and streaming on Amazon.
 
COMPLETED FILMS
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LAMB

Completed 2018

LAMB exposes the walk, taken by too many talented women in Hollywood, from lobby to hotel room where they were assaulted by men abusing their power. These women were led by someone they thought they could trust... Which leaves us asking, were the female assistants who led these lambs to slaughter pawns in the complicity machine or victims themselves?

Cast: Kathryn Boyd Brolin, Tyner Rushing

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COMING THROUGH THE RYE

Completed 2014

In 1969, at the age of 16, writer/director Jim Sadwith ran away from boarding school to find J.D. Salinger in the New Hampshire woods in order to ask the famous recluse for permission to adapt Catcher in the Rye into a stage production. After two encounters with Salinger and 46 years later, Sadwith has turned his experiences into a coming of age story of a boy and a girl whose odyssey to find Salinger is also a journey into sexual awakening, love, and loss.

Cast: Alex Wolff, Stefania Owen, Adrian Pasdar, and Chris Cooper as J.D. Salinger

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WISH YOU WELL

Completed 2012

After a family tragedy, a young girl moves from New York with her younger brother to live with their great grandmother on a Virginia farm and comes closer to understanding the land & roots that inspired her father's writings while discovering herself, the love of family, and the power of truly believing.

Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Mackenzie Foy, Josh Lucas, Ned Bellamy, JP Vanderloo, Alano Miller, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Laura Fraser, Graham Beckel, Antonio Ducrot

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LAKE EFFECTS

Completed 2010

After the death of their father, two estranged sisters, on a high powered attorney and the other a small town girl, reunite with their mother at their enchanting family lake house where they grew up, and find that the secret to overcoming tragedy and rebuilding hope lies in their ability to look deeper at themselves.

Cast: Jane Seymour, Scottie Thompson, Madeline Zima, Jeff Fahey, Ben Savage, Richard Moll, Ron Canada, Richard Riehle, Mary McDonough, with Casper Van Dien and Sean Patrick Flanery.

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IN DEVELOPMENT
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SHOELESS WONDERS

In Development

FAMILY INSPIRATIONAL SPORTS FILM

A FILM INSPIRED BY REAL EVENTS BY Rebecca Rogers Nelson and Micky Levy

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Digger O'Brien

STATUS: Script Complete, Partially funded, $10M P&A & Distribution Deal, Deck available

In the 1920s, Lynchburg, Virginia was one of the largest shoe manufacturers and distributors in the world. Ironically, it was also home to the Shoeless Wonders, a team of orphans who became a national legend playing football without shoes.  A group of determined orphan boys work together to overcome obstacles, defy expectations, and become the Shoeless Wonders, a legendary 1920’s Virginia barefoot football team that went undefeated and unscored upon for eight years.

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ORANGE AND BLUE OVER YELLOW

In Development

DRAMA (WITH A SPIRITUAL BENT)

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BY: Paul Davidson

STATUS: Script Complete, Deck available

  Two families’ worlds are rocked when they discover that the daughter of one couple, may be the reincarnated child of the other, who drowned years before. Now, both sets of parents must deal with jealousy, regret, reconciliation and the ultimate question: Whose daughter is she after all?

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THE UPSIDE OF FALLING DOWN

In Development

YOUNG ADULT/ ROMANCE

BASED ON THE BOOK BY: Rebekah Crane

PRODUCERS: Judy Cairo, Sara Elizabeth Timmins

STATUS: Optioned, Script Complete, Distribution Secured, Deck available

  An American teen's visit to Ireland takes a disastrous turn when an accident causes the loss of her memory.  She convinces a handsome blue-eyed local to take her in, and as she struggles to remember her past, he tries to forget his own.  Emotions are ignited, secrets revealed, and they start falling…

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BOUND

Series In Development

FEMALE LED THRILLER/CRIME DRAMA/LIMITED SERIES

INSPIRED BY REAL EVENTS

PILOT WRITTEN BY: Adrienne Arno & Kal-El Bogdanove

PRODUCERS: Rick Porras, Bruce Richmond, Sara Elizabeth Timmins

STATUS: Pilot Complete, Series Bible and Deck available

Based on the true-life experiences of its co-creator Adrienne Arno, Bound tells the story of Charlie Fitzgerald, the youngest female forensic psychologist ever to work in a Federal Maximum-Security Prison—and of the deadly, off-the-books investigation she undertakes as a result.

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SEVEN

Unscripted

MULTI-EPISODIC/DOCUMENTARY

CREATED/DIRECTED BY: Megan Wells

HOST:  Amy Purdy

CONFIRMED GUESTS: Wim Hof “The Iceman”; Waris Dirie, Pattie Gonia, Vasu Sojitra

Demographics: Next Gen, Millennial/ Non-Core/Female + Disability/Travel, Exploration, Adventure, Social, Philanthropy, Cultural *Deck Available

A journey through cultures and continents to find out what it means to live your most inspired life.

 

Paralympian Amy Purdy sets out on a transformational journey across the seven 

continents to explore cultural perceptions and stigmas, and meets the change-makers  who are turning their disabilities into abilities, challenging social and societal norms, owning their true selves, and using their unique perspectives to shift perceptions and prejudices all around the world.  

 

Amy Purdy has defied the odds throughout her life to accomplish extraordinary things. Despite fighting for her life and losing both of her legs below the knees to Bacterial Meningitis at 19, Amy is a professional snowboarder and a 3-time Paralympic medalist, making her the most decorated Paralympic snowboarder in US history. She is a NY Times best-selling author and an international motivational speaker and has toured with Oprah Winfrey. Amy was the runner-up on the ABC hit show Dancing with the Stars with her partner Derek Hough, and is a household name, as she has inspired millions through her 

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☩EEN SPIRIT

Unscripted

LIMITED DOCU-SERIES

BASED ON THE EXPERIENCES OF: Meg Richter

ADDITIONAL PRODUCERS:  Trailblazer Studios, Jonathan Jones, Brittany Bremer

In Trailblazer Studios and Life Out Loud Films’ new series, TEEN SPIRIT, we reveal the insidious evil inside religious reform schools for troubled teens. Using the Bible as a shield, this corrupt system infects anyone involved from the altar to the White House. Journalist Nile Cappello and Meg Richter, a survivor of Reverend Lester Roloff’s inspired Mountain Park Boarding School, revisit Meg’s 5 years of hell on earth after her friend and fellow survivor commits suicide. Simultaneously weaving between active investigation to expose today’s abusive institutions and scripted past tense recreations of Meg’s time there, the lucrative yet horrifying world of “teen rehabilitation” comes to life in vivid detail. 

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ASPEN

Script Complete

YOUNG ADULT/ COMING OF AGE DRAMA

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BY: Rebekah Crane

BASED ON THE BOOK BY: Rebekah Crane

STATUS: Script Complete, Deck available

A Birkenstocks-loving old soul is playing parent to her free-spirited, pot-smoking single mother when she kills the most popular girl in school in a tragic car accident that turns her senior year upside down. She unexpectedly goes from quirky artist to the most popular girl, but is haunted by hallucinations of the dead girl that slowly reveal things at Boulder High are not as they seem.

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Blue Dots

DADDY UP

In Development

ROM COM

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BY: Mike Millano

STATUS:  Script Complete

In the vein of “JUNO” And “BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING.”

A successful restaurateur nearing 40, has everything he wants until a near death experience and suddenly his biological clock is ticking. Since none of the many women he has dated are even close to marriage material, he hires a surrogate.  Sparks fly when a feisty surfer/scrap metal artist who works for her family auto shop saves him when his car breaks down (aka- he runs out of gas). Unbeknownst to him, she becomes a surrogate to secretly save the family business so they both hide the same secret. She is having a baby but is it his? 

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CRAY CRAY

Script In Development

DRAMA/SOCIAL JUSTICE

BASED ON THE MEMOIR BY: Kristine Medea

STATUS: Optioned, Script in Development

  One year after watching One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, a terrified little girl found those same doors of the Cuckoo’s Nest closing behind her. Officially known as the Oregon State Hospital, the children’s ward of that infamous institution was now Kristine’s home. The path of abuse, neglect, addiction and violence that led to this craziness of institutional care, foster homes, hospitals, etc. was traumatic and left young Kristine wondering if she would survive. Rising above her tragic beginnings, Kristine’s life today is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit as she uses her experience to help others find hope and healing with the essential element she found sorely absent in her therapeutic and institutional care as a child....Love.

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SONGS OF MAASAI MARA

Script Complete

ROMANCE/DRAMA/SOCIAL JUSTICE

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BY: Correne Gichuru

DIRECTED BY: Micky Levy

STATUS: Script Complete, Deck available

PARTNERSHIPS: United Nations (UNFPA), Impact (ED)

Shortlisted for the 2019 Cannes Breaking Through the Lens program

When Maggie, who runs a school for girls in Kenya meets Jack, a selfish, washed-out, American sports agent who arrives in Africa to recruit a runner, sparks fly. But Jack is wrestling with personal demons, and Maggie is battling the dangers of a Maasai cultural tradition while hiding a painful secret. Together, they’ll have to fight for love. 

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ADDITIONAL FILM CREDITS
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MCMILLIONS

Docu-series on HBO

DIRECTORS:  James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte

PRODUCERS:  Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Archie Gips, James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte.

FIELD PRODUCER:  Sara Elizabeth Timmins

A six-part documentary series from Executive Producer Mark Wahlberg, McMillion$ chronicles the stranger-than-fiction true story of how $24 million-dollars was stolen from the McDonald’s Monopoly game of the 1990s, the mystery mastermind behind the scam and the intrepid FBI agents on his trail.

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TATTERED ANGEL

Completed

CAST: Duffy Hudson, Lynda Carter, Susan Floyd, Kirk Baltz, Roy Lee Jones

PRODUCED BY: Sara Elizabeth Timmins

No matter how hard we run, the past has a way of catching up. No one knows this better than Vince Jacob, who can't escape his sister's murder 30 years before. Home for his mother’s funeral, Vince apparently witnesses the abduction of 10 year-old Ellen Anderson. As his past collides with the present, his relationship with Julie, the missing girl’s teacher, is reignited. Ben, a local cop and Julie’s ex-boyfriend, makes it personal and begins accumulating evidence that may link Vince to the crime. In desperation, Vince launches his own search for Ellen…or is he really searching for his sister? Full of guilt and sorrow, Vince struggles to retain his sanity and understand who he hopes to find alive.

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ROSABELLA

Completed

CAST: Melissa Sandvig, John Todd, Jessamyn Lawrence

PRODUCED BY: Sara Elizabeth Timmins

Based on the children's book "Rosabella" by Gabriele Rose de Ginant. Rosabella emerges as a natural being "gifted" by each of the Elements. She is happy and dances her way through the seasons enjoying every natural river, lake, mountain, animal, bug, and blade of grass. As she grows older, over the centuries, she notices a lack in her life─perhaps a reason or a path. So she sets out
to find a dream by asking all the beings in all of nature what she should do. Her maturity shows as she settles
down to live in a cottage, and decorates it as she makes a secret wish.

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