Posts Tagged ‘World Pictures Australia’

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Above is a poster for the dystopian adventure movie After Armageddon which I recently finished filming.

Logline: Two men, who are polar opposites, must come to terms with being the last two humans on Earth in a post-Apocalyptic world.

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The film was directed by my long-time collaborator and buddy Stanley Joseph (pictured directing me in a rock-climbing scene ABOVE) and my lead co-star was one of Australia’s great actors Berynn Schwerdt of Wyrmwood fame (pictured BELOW).

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Stanley Joseph’s production company (World Pictures Australia) produced the film which we shot in rural NSW, Australia.

My good friend and versatile actor Gil Ben-Moshe (pictured BELOW far left) also features in the main cast.

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After Armageddon is now in post-production and being edited. It will be released in cinemas later this year.

To create an intense realism, we shot the movie in a spontaneous fashion and about 90% of the dialogue was completely ad-libbed. This free-flow acting approach was partially inspired by Marlon Brando’s groundbreaking improvisational performances of the 1970s including The Godfather, The Last Tango in Paris and Apocalypse Now.

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Stanley Joseph’s style of directing is also very improvisational and he came up with quite a few additional scenes/sequences on set which were not in the original screenplay. Stanley designed the shoot to be an extremely creative storytelling/acting experience – the only problem was this unique style stretched our cinematographer to the absolute limit (see below!)

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Noel Evans (pictured BELOW on the left) was our cinematographer and did an amazing job under pressure. In fact, Noel was probably under the most pressure of any of us and I am in awe of just how hard cinematographers work.

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Here is some random behind-the-scenes footage from the shoot:

Here is the film’s IMDb page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4423700/

For all sales/distribution enquiries please contact World Pictures Australia: http://www.wpafilms.com/wpafilms/

Meanwhile, watch this space for the trailer for After Armageddon…

Thanks to everyone for your support!

James Morcan

Twitter: @MorcanJames

https://twitter.com/MorcanJames

 

After Armageddon credits:

Director: Stanley Joseph

Main cast: Berynn Schwerdt, James Morcan, Gil Ben-Moshe, Rachel Stanley

Producer: Stanley Joseph

Writers: James Morcan, Stanley Joseph, Berynn Schwerdt

Cinematographer: Noel Evans

Other Cast: Udonnis StVictor, Bob Sutor, Naomi Bertolotti, Rita Taouk, Farid Taouk, Virginia Bertolotti, Victoria Khoury, Cindy LaTrobe

1st AD: Dwuan LaTrobe

Sound Recordist: Vitaly Zolotarev

First Assistant Camera: Matthew McCracken

Production Manager: Gil Ben-Moshe

Composer: Stanley Joseph

Aboriginal Cultural Advisor: Bob Sutor

Catering: Cindy LaTrobe

Art Director: Dwuan LaTrobe

Runtime: 80 Minutes

Production company: World Pictures Australia

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Our international romantic comedy My Cornerstone debuts in cinemas this Thursday Oct 9th Australia-wide. There will be over 100 cinema screenings in the first week alone.
Please spread the word far and wide!
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Screening locations include Morley (Perth) WA, Marion (Adelaide) SA, Garden City (Brisbane) QLD, Sunshine (Melbourne) VIC, Southland (Melbourne) VIC, Liverpool (Sydney) NSW and Burwood (Sydney) NSW.
Thursday October 9
Burwood (Event Cinemas) 8.30PM
Liverpool (Event Cinemas) 8.45PM
Garden City (Event Cinemas) 1.30PM, 5PM, 9PM
Marion (Event Cinemas) 9.10PM
Morley (Event Cinemas) 9.10PM
Sunshine (Village Cinemas) No screening
Southland (Village Cinemas) 3.30PM, 6PM, 8.30PM
Friday October 10
Burwood (Event Cinemas) 3PM, 6PM, 9PM
Liverpool (Event Cinemas) 2.30PM, 5.30PM, 8.30PM
Garden City (Event Cinemas) 1.30PM, 5PM, 9PM
Marion (Event Cinemas) 6PM, 9.10PM
Morley (Event Cinemas) 9.10PM
Sunshine (Village Cinemas) 6.30PM, 9.15PM
Southland (Village Cinemas) 3.30PM, 6PM, 8.30PM
Saturday October 11
Burwood (Event Cinemas) 3PM, 6PM, 9PM
Liverpool (Event Cinemas) 2.30PM, 5.30PM, 8.30PM
Garden City (Event Cinemas) 1.30PM, 6PM, 9.10PM
Marion (Event Cinemas) 6PM, 9.15PM
Morley (Event Cinemas) 9.10PM
Sunshine (Village Cinemas) 12.45PM, 3.45PM, 6.30PM, 9.15PM
Southland (Village Cinemas) 3.30PM, 6PM, 8.30PM
Sunday October 12
Burwood (Event Cinemas) 3PM, 6PM, 9PM
Liverpool (Event Cinemas) 2.30PM, 5.30PM, 8.30PM
Garden City (Event Cinemas) 1.30PM, 5PM, 9PM
Marion (Event Cinemas) 6PM, 9.15PM
Morley (Event Cinemas) 9.10PM
Sunshine (Village Cinemas) 12.45PM, 3.45PM, 6.30PM, 9.15PM
Southland (Village Cinemas) 3.30PM, 6PM, 8.30PM
Monday October 13
Burwood (Event Cinemas) 3PM, 6PM, 9PM
Liverpool (Event Cinemas) 2.30PM, 5.30PM, 8.30PM
Garden City (Event Cinemas) 1.30PM, 5PM, 9PM
Marion (Event Cinemas) 6PM, 9.10PM
Morley (Event Cinemas) 9.10PM
Sunshine (Village Cinemas) 12.45PM, 3.45PM, 6.30PM, 9.15PM
Southland (Village Cinemas) 3.30PM, 6PM, 8.30PM
Tuesday October 14
Burwood (Event Cinemas) 3PM, 6PM, 9PM
Liverpool (Event Cinemas) 2.30PM, 5.30PM, 8.30PM
Garden City (Event Cinemas) 1.30PM, 5PM, 9PM
Marion (Event Cinemas) 6PM, 9.10PM
Morley (Event Cinemas) 9.10PM
Sunshine (Village Cinemas) 12.45PM, 3.45PM, 6.30PM, 9.15PM
Southland (Village Cinemas) 3.30PM, 6PM, 8.30PM
Wednesday October 15
Burwood (Event Cinemas) 3PM, 6PM, 9PM
Liverpool (Event Cinemas) 2.30PM, 5.30PM, 8.30PM
Garden City (Event Cinemas) 1.30PM, 5PM, 9PM
Marion (Event Cinemas) 6PM, 9.10PM
Morley (Event Cinemas) 9.10PM
Sunshine (Village Cinemas) 12.45PM, 3.45PM, 6.30PM, 9.15PM
Southland (Village Cinemas) 3.30PM, 6PM, 8.30PM
 
Check out our film’s trailer:

Thank you so much for all your support.

See you at the movies!

James Morcan

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Director: Stanley Joseph

Writers: James Morcan (screenplay), Stanley Joseph (story)

Actors: Zenia Starr, Romin Khan, James Morcan, Santosh Verma

Cinematographer: Kent Marcus

Editor: Roy Sherfan

Producer: Stanley Joseph

Executive Producer: Akhil Chaukra

Production Company: World Pictures Australia http://www.wpafilms.com/

Distributor: Reel to Deal Pictures

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IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2527256/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyCornerstoneFilm

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cALHYe5iNxY

MY CORNERSTONE is an international romantic comedy filmed at various locations all over Sydney and greater NSW as well as in Mumbai, India. The story, which is a dynamic blend of East and West, covers contemporary issues in both Australian society and Indian communities in a fun and sexy fashion.

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The film debuts in cinemas (Event Cinemas and Village Cinemas) this Thursday Oct 9th Australia-wide. Screening locations include Morley (Perth) WA, Marion (Adelaide) SA, Garden City (Brisbane) QLD, Sunshine (Melbourne) VIC, Southland (Melbourne) VIC, Liverpool (Sydney) NSW and Burwood (Sydney) NSW. More cinemas are likely to be added soon due to public demand in certain areas.

Later this year the film, which is the first Indian-Aussie cross-over movie in cinema history, will also screen in cinemas in various countries worldwide, followed by an eventual international DVD release.

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The film’s multicultural cast includes some of the brightest up-and-coming actors from Australia and India. My Cornerstone’s lead actress, 24 year-old Indian-Australian Zenia Starr, was recently crowned Miss India Australia and was a contestant in the 2013 Miss India Worldwide beauty pageant. As a result of her role in My Cornerstone and other productions including the recent Australian indie film Backyard Ashes, Zenia is becoming a renowned name in both the Bollywood and Australasian film industries.

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“Like other successful cross-cultural films such as Bride and Prejudice and Bend It Like Beckham, My Cornerstone has the potential to become a mainstream crowd-pleaser with both traditional Australian audiences and ex-pat Indian cinemagoers alike.” -Don Groves, Inside Film (IF)

Here’s a recent article on the film in Indie Film World: http://www.indiefilmworld.tv/#!Cinema-Release-of-New-AustralianIndian-Feature-Film-My-Cornerstone/c1aod/441C5C22-BC23-42B4-B345-74071DBD11F5

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Check out our film’s trailer:

Thank you so much for all your support.

See you at the movies!

James Morcan

CREDITS:

Director: Stanley Joseph

Writers: James Morcan (screenplay), Stanley Joseph (story)

Actors: Zenia Starr, Romin Khan, James Morcan, Santosh Verma

Cinematographer: Kent Marcus

Editor: Roy Sherfan

Producer: Stanley Joseph

Executive Producer: Akhil Chaukra

Production Company: World Pictures Australia http://www.wpafilms.com/

Distributor: Reel to Deal Pictures

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IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2527256/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyCornerstoneFilm

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cALHYe5iNxY

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