She enlisted the prize winning Dp Nancy Schreiberwho also recently shot Ondi Timoner’s Robert Mapplethorpe biopic Mapplethorpe who was recently honored at the High Falls Film Festival, an annual event celebrating female filmmakers with the Susan B. Anthony “Failure is Impossible” Award “in recognition of her contributions to the art of filmmaking as one of the few female cinematographers working today.”
Moving Parts is about an illegal Chinese immigrant who, after being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago to be with her brother, discovers the true cost of her arrival.
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Emilie Upczak’s films reflect her
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"Set in a remote Alaskan town that has been overrun by paranormal forces, the series focuses on local outcast Roman Mercer who must overcome the town’s prejudices and his own personal demons if he’s to harness his repressed psychic powers and save everyone from the mass haunting that’s threatening to destroy them all."
Ghost Wars stars Vincent D'Onofrio, Kim Coates, Avan Jogia, Kandyse McClure and Meat Loaf. Simon Barry serves as the creator/showrunner, while the show is written and executive produced by Dennis Heaton.
So, coming into the show, what was the biggest appeal for you guys? Was it the different genre elements, the characters, or the fact that it was something different?
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"Ghost Wars is set in a remote Alaskan town that has been overrun by paranormal forces. Local outcast Roman Mercer (Avan Jogia) must overcome the town’s prejudices and his own personal demons if he’s to harness his repressed psychic powers and save everyone from the mass haunting that’s threatening to destroy them all.
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All the earmarks for this subgenre of trashy romance are present from the get-go. First you have the star: a Columbia-bound, engineering savant named
Moving Parts charts the story of one woman’s journey and her integration into a new environment, ultimately recounting how she found her way back to herself.
Cast includes Valerie Tian, Jacqueline Chan, Kandyse McClure, Dru Castiglione, Keevan Chang On, Nickolai Salcedo, Stephen Hadeed Jr, Arnold Goindhan, Nicholas Emery, Sanjiv Budhoo and Conrad Parris.
The film highlights local and international talent with a number of cast and crew from Canada, the Us and Puerto Rico.
“I am very happy to be in Trinidad & Tobago collaborating with such a vibrant film industry that is ready to go to the next level,” said Puerto Rican producer Annabelle Mullen-Pacheco.
“This film is unique; from the visual style, to the fact that we have an all female Heads of Department roster,” said Trinidad & Tobago producer Rhonda Chan Soo. “The success
The movie is a straight-up remake of the 1980s cult classic Body Heat, starring William Hurt and Kathleen Turner. Jonas, in all his heartthrob, beefcake glory, plays starry-eyed youth Doug (“Douggie”) Martin, who falls hard for an older woman, his neighbor's attractive wife Lena, played by the impossibly hot model Isabel Lucas. The neighbor, Elliot Harper
While working in a wealthy vacation community the summer before college, Doug (Nick Jonas, “Kingdom”, “Scream Queens”) begins an affair with the beautiful young wife (Isabel Lucas, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen) of his powerful investment banker neighbor (Dermot Mulroney, The Family Stone, “Shameless”). When the town erupts after a suspicious death, the young lovers become embroiled in scandal, forcing Doug to his limits as he battles deceit and betrayal. Graham Rogers (“Quantico,” Love & Mercy), Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas), and Kandyse McClure (Seventh Son, “Hemlock Grove”) costar in this steamy thriller.
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“Moving Parts takes a fictional look at a very real issue”, Upczak said. “The film’s protagonist Zhenzhen, is a Chinese immigrant who is smuggled into Trinidad to be with her brother Wei following the death of their father. A tragic event leaves Zhenzhen vulnerable and only through the help of a neighboring art gallerist Evelyn and the restaurant’s Cook, does she have a chance at life”.
Emilie Upczak is a filmmaker and festival programmer specifically interested in ritual practice and sexual politics. These interests were first sparked after she spent two-years traveling throughout Southeast Asia, where she encountered numerous religious practices and worked as an escort in a hostess club in Tokyo. Since then, Emilie has produced short films and experimental video installations. Most recently, she was the Creative Director of the trinidad+tobago film festival in charge of the Caribbean Film Mart and Caribbean Film Database.
“We decided to crowd-fund the film in order to build our core audience and to engage individuals in our fundraising process,” she said. “We have been successful in engaging local government support and now we are turning to private sector and individuals”.
The film has been in development for two years and is now in the pre-production stage. Principal photography is set to begin in the Spring with a filming schedule of one month. One of the unique facets of the film is the female roster of most heads of departments. This line up includes, DoP Nancy Schreiber, Consulting Producer Annabelle Mullen, First Assistant Director Roma Zachemba, Co-Producers Rhonda Chan Soo and Rhian Vialva, Production Designer Shannon Alonzo and PR/Social Media Aurora Herrera.
Upczak noted, “I feel very strongly about having this film made by women and also by women primarily from the Caribbean.”
The cast includes Canadian actresses Valerie Tian known for her role as Su-Chin in "Juno" and Burns in "21 Jumpstreet" and Kandyse McClure known for her role as Officer Anastasia Dualla in "Battlestar Galactica."
You can support "Moving Pats" via its Kickstarter campaign https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/381237657/moving-parts?token=9ec81861
Episodes: 30 (hour)
TV show dates: April 19, 2013 -- October 23, 2015
Series status: Ended
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