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Productions is a very small independent film, television,
stage, and video production company
based in Humboldt County
California. Although we are small, we dream big.
Get in touch with us here.
is a feature film based on the stage play of the same name
Sue Bigelow Marsh and Janice Goldberg.
The movie is expected to go into
production in 2024 with
release date expected
a year or two after that.
It takes several years
a movie idea to
make it to the screen.
does it take so long?
Please read below:
typical work flow for a feature film
consists of six phases:
(ROSE COLORED GLASS IS AT THIS PHASE NOW)
(development takes a year or two)
rights and working on contracts
- Pre-Production -
another year or two)
1. cast and crew selection
2. script editing, location
3. rehearsals (as if the film were a stage play)
4. finalizing location(s), making sets,
5. working out location logistics
(production takes many weeks
on set/on location)
1. set up shooting schedule,
transportation, location permissions
2. travel to location(s)
to finalize schedule, other details
3. continue rehearsals
4. go to location(s) and start filming
behind the scenes footage is taken throughout
(editing takes a year or more)
editor works with director, cinematographer, sound and music
2. all raw film and sound is organized
best cuts and takes are selected, any problems identified
ADR dubbing and re-takes are scheduled if needed
4. director reviews
edited scenes and re-takes as they are done
5. first cut is reviewed by
director and changes suggested
6. sometimes a limited
private test audience screening will be held
7. more editing as needed
final cut is approved by director
(release takes another year or more)
Film Festivals are
usually the first phase of release.
It might take a year to get accepted to a festival and,
because festivals run
throughout the year,
another year to get screened.
Important to know:
Festival entry does not guarantee selection.
does not guarantee screening.
Screening does not guarantee an
Some festivals have online screening.
Some have in
Some have both.
Filmmakers usually attend important festivals.
Some festivals make tickets available to
the general public to attend the festival.
will list festivals we have been accepted to
here on this website, with
when they are available.
- Distribution -
(distribution takes months or years)
During the film festival phase, distribution agents often
contact with filmmakers and offer distribution deals.
deal is available that suits the filmmakers
or their legal representation.
films may go direct to video, or direct to streaming.
will let you know about this as we go through the process.
you for reading.
We will update this page with more
information as it becomes available.
page last edited 04-28-23