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  • British-Columbia
  • 9 mins. 51 sec.
  • Michael Chen
  • Corrina Cornforth, Linley Subryan, Matt "Sirreal" Dunae, Stephanie Watkins, Nick Longo, Stewart Whitworth, Blaine Nosworthy, Andrea Adams
  • Comedy
  • Multicultural

A behind-the-scenes documentary of two amateur filmmakers attempting to make their feature length horror/martial arts film 'Curse of the Death Punch' on a completely zero budget.



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A behind-the-scenes documentary of two filmmakers attempting a feature length horror/martial arts film on a zero budget.

Synopsis

Having made several short films with no budget whatsoever, we can easily say that without money, getting them made is always a hard thing to do. However, all the audience ever sees is the final product. They don't see the tears, the begging, the problems that come with making the final product. Well, we want to show you that. Every episode of 'Production' will be a behind-the-scenes look at the step by step experience of the filmmaking process as we watch two amateur filmmakers both vying to be number one, partner up to make their feature length horror/martial arts film "Curse of the Death Punch" on a zero budget.


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Michael Chen
Michael Chen
British-Columbia

Comedy
Adults
8 minutes
$10,000

Team

Meet the talented team behind 'Production'. We have been working together for a few years, making award winning short films while on a very low budget. Now we're eager to see what we can create with Telus Storyhive.

Michael Chen

Michael Chen
British-Columbia

Project Lead

Linley Subryan

Linley Subryan
British-Columbia

Actor

Rick Meyers

Rick Meyers
British-Columbia

Actor

Xander France

Xander France
British-Columbia

Actor

Hannah Ryan

Hannah Ryan
British-Columbia

Actor

Stephanie Watkins

Stephanie Watkins
British-Columbia

Actor

Corrina Cornforth

Corrina Cornforth
Alberta

Actor

Tom Szauer

Tom Szauer
British-Columbia

Producer

Nicola McTaggart

Nicola McTaggart
British-Columbia

Producer

Jacqui  Kaese

Jacqui Kaese
British-Columbia

Producer

Character Breakdowns

RICK MEYERS

RICK MEYERS

As drag queen starlet Vikki Smudge, Rick was a WWF star until he improperly executed his trademark move 'the Brown Smudge' resulting in a permanent injury to the head. Eager to return to the spotlight ever since, Rick is hindered by his multiple personalities due to the injury. Sometimes he's Rick Meyers; sometimes Vikki Smudge; and other times he's former professional tennis great Martina Navratilova. FAVOURITE MOVIE: Beaches

XANDER FRANCE

XANDER FRANCE

A former soft core adult film star, Xander has been trying to restart his career as a legitimate actor despite having no other experience. FAVOURITE MOVIE: 13 Going on 30

STEPHANIE WATKINS

STEPHANIE WATKINS

As the runner up in the 1985 Little Miss Nanaimo pageant (losing to her nemesis, Jennifer Powers, who has gone onto a lucrative career in infomercials ), Stephanie has been trying to reclaim the success she should have had. Using her looks and sexuality to further her career, little does Stephanie know, she suffers from terrible body odour. FAVOURITE MOVIE: Over The Top

HANNAH RYAN

HANNAH RYAN

A stay at home Mom to her six cats until an elderly lady at the farmer's market once told her that she was "as pretty as an actress", Hannah has immersed herself into the world of acting. Since then, Hannah has starred in several local independent short films, all the while never compromising her family values. FAVOURITE MOVIE: Bloodsport

LINLEY SUBRYAN

LINLEY SUBRYAN

Linley is the co-director of the feature film 'Curse of the Death Punch'. A self proclaimed "encyclopedia of films" he fancies himself to be the next great behind the camera. While he brags of his "on set" adventures, his only claim to fame was as a PA on 'The Facts of Life' where he accidentally locked himself in a honey bucket over a weekend. He was eventually discovered on Monday by the lovely actress who played Mrs. Garrett. FAVOURITE MOVIE: Snow Dogs

CORRINA CORNFORTH

CORRINA CORNFORTH

There are compuslive liars and there are compulsive storytellers. Corrina is both. While these stories would lead to several detentions and her Father's deportation, Corrina realized she had a real talent, inspiring her to write 'Curse of the Death Punch'. She swears she once saved Joe Pesci from choking on a roast beef sandwich. FAVOURITE MOVIE: While You Were Sleeping

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