Distributors and their various relationships with independent film-makers.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Domiziano Arcangeli ... Giovanni Buonocore
Dawna Lee Heising ... Donna Buonocore / Ariana
Gregory Blair ... Frank Lee Payne
Jack E. Curenton ... Nikolai
Lindsay Lamb ... Ellie
Shaun Gerardo Shaun Gerardo ... Stan
Joycelyne Lew ... Cian / Countess
J.D. Driskill ... Count Olivier D'Orsay
Sydney Ray Sydney Ray ... Countess Eva D'Orsay (as Sydney Raye Smith)
Vida Ghaffari ... Babette
Merri Jamison ... Candice
G.R. Claveria G.R. Claveria ... Jack / Kazuko
Debra Lamb ... Detective Vanessa Ravenwood
Melanie Grunder Melanie Grunder ... Melanie
Art Roberts ... Pierre


In "Natural Born Filmmaker" a rift between two filmmakers and their distributors spirals out of control, involving a threatening Mob boss, zombies running amok and guns ablaze. Both a cautionary tale as well as a spoof, "Natural Born Filmmaker" reveals what happens when you mix naive producers, shady investors and carefully calculated contracts. And it does it all with a wry sense of self-awareness. It's the Hollywood dream gone nightmare. Written by Gregory Blair

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Lights. Camera. Kill.



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1 February 2016 (USA) See more »


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$50,000 (estimated)
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