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SOURCE Something's Awry Productions
Three filmmaking brothers and their producer mom spend last week of summer filming two original short films
LANDENBERG, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With their mom serving as producer, three award-winning brothers will be filming two short films in West Chester, PA and White Clay Creek Preserve this week. Alien Communications, a short, coming of age, sci-fi romantic comedy will be filmed in White Clay Creek Preserve in Southern Chester County, PA. GUMBALL, a dramatic short film told without the use of dialog will be filming at DK Diner in West Chester, PA. The Theorin trio, two 16-year-old twins (Kris and Nik) and their 21-year-old brother (Kurtis) will be on location August 20-24th.
The films, filming back to back have brought together a cast and crew of both recognized local actors and newcomers. Alien Communications lead actress Evangeline Young (17) has appeared as a recurring guest star on CBS's The Good Wife. Newcomers Luke Baxter (16) and Olivia Dalessandro (17) round out the casts. Renowned production designer Nicholas Van Strander created the alien probe droid that will be used in one of the films.
Alien Communications is a coming of age comedy about two teenagers with unrequited feelings for each other investigating an alien machine that has crashed to Earth. As the awkwardness between the two escalates the machine starts to investigate on its own to figure out the unknown emotion that they are demonstrating.
GUMBALL follows one night in the life of a rebellious young woman who breaks into a diner after hours with a can of spray paint. Her intentions change after she ends up discovering what's left of a love story.
The young directors hope to replicate or surpass the success of their last short film Retreat which screened at film festivals around the world this year including their most recent showing this weekend at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
Interviews and on-set photographs are available by contacting Amy Theorin.
Recent Awards and Accolades:
National Gold Medal Finalist in Cinematic Arts- Young Arts Foundation 2014
Winners six gold keys, seven silver keys Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2014 in Film and Writing
SAG Short Film Showcase selection 2014
Winner, Second Place Animation Josiah Media Film Festival
Winner Best Music Video Santa Monica Teen Film Festival 2014
Winner, Best Animation Fresh Takes Film Festival 2013
Winner First Glance Philadelphia- Best Student Film 2012
Winner WHYY Youth Media Awards- 1st, 2nd, 3rd Places, Judges Award (2011,2012,2013)
Winner Off Shoot Educational Film Fest- 1st Place Student Animation 2012
Winner Audience Choice Award National Film Festival for Talented Youth 2013
Official Selections: HollyShorts Film Festival, All American High School Film Festival, New Hope Film Festival, West Chester Film Festival, Phillip K. Dick International FF, Santa Monica Teen Festival, NFFTY, Boston Sci-Fi Festival, Thriller Chiller Festival, Blue Plum Animation Festival, TISFEST (Istanbul, Turkey)
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