SYNOPSIS & BACKGROUND ......................................................................................................
A young man's battle between finding true love and his addiction to drugs and alcohol. This film has a deep understanding of the true effects that drugs and alcohol have on a stable sain relationship. But is this Mysterious woman really the one or has she hiding a deep dark emotional secret all along.
KEY PERSONNEL .......................................................................................................
Perri Pierre (IMDb, Facebook, Webpage), Producer and Actor, was born in New York City, NY, raised in Cayes, Haiti, and later attended Queens College – City University of New York in New York City, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Drama and Theatre. He is a film producer, actor, director, and writer. He wrote, produced, directed and starred in “J-12”, a short film scheduled to be aired on National TV in the U.S. His second production, Three of One Kind’s trailer won People's Choice Award at t is part of the International Movie Trailer Festival while still in Post.
Jabari Clarke-Pennegan (IMDb), Director, has had a passion for acting after playing Julius Caesar in english class at the age of 15. In 2005 he attended New York Film Academy where he study acting for film and television. Currently he is attending NYIT where he is studying production for film and television. it was in college where he discovered that he not only has a talent for working in front of the camera but also for working behind it. His first project in the director's seat was a music video in tribute to the tragedy in Haiti, the video is titled "The Press Concert"; He has since directed short films such as "Morgan", "The Helpline" and "Financial Rage", In addition to short films he was Director of Photography and Editor on the feature film "Latin Assassins" and is currently Director of Photography on the feature film "The Right To Live" . He is a very focused and driven individual and is always looking for new opportunities to gain more knowledge and experience in his craft.
Vicky Jeudy (IMDb, Webpage), Actress, This talented African American actress, of Haitian descent, has been passionate about the performing arts ever since she was a child. She studied film acting with well renowned acting coach, Anthony Abeson and has performed in several independent films in New York City and Atlanta. She earned her Bachelor degree in Drama and Theatre from New Paltz - SUNY.
Isabelle Parzygnat (IMDb), Costume Designer and Production Designer, was born and raised in Queens, NY. She designs for theater, dance and film. Her theatre credits include Carlos Murillo's "Dark Play or Stories for Boys" and Neil Simon's "The Star-Spangled Girl". Isabelle has also worked in musical theatre as assistant designer; her most recent work includes Rogers and Hammerstein's "Carousel", assisting Sarita Fellows for The Summer Theatre of New Canaan. In addition to theatre, she has designed two dance pieces in the CUNY Queens College Student Choreographer's Showcase (2010-11). Isabelle has recently worked on a short film, entitled "J-12". She has received the John Darren Scholarship in Technical Design for two consecutive academic years at CUNY Queens College. She is working on receiving her double Bachelors in Film Studies and Media and Communications in May, 2012, while studying under Meghan E. Healey, Professor of Costume and Scenic Design, at CUNY Queens College.
Addiction was written by two australian writers, Steven Spiel and Bethany Moriarty.
Steven spiel born in Melbourne, Australia started of his successful career as an actor in 2005 where he was the lead role in an Australian feature film West. Since then Steven has acted in multiple international Blockbusters such as Day breakers, The ruins and many more. In 2011 steven's focus on acting changed to writing. Steven along with his writing partner Bethany Moriarty have been able to produce some amazing scripts including Addiction.
Bethany Moriarty (IMDb), born in Albury , Australia has been producing and acting in films since she was 12 years old. She first took to acting when landing a lead role in the Australian feature Film West. Since west she continued to grow as an actor leading her down the path of success when she landed a role on I Love You Too. Bethany in 2011 turned to writing along with partner Steven Spiel where together they have scripted amazing films including Addiction.
How Can You Help?
This film is a personal project with a unique vision, and we need help raising the funds to produce this film.
What will the money be spent on?
Original Composition by Leo Kirkpatrick, there is a budget for studio, to pay the musicians and possible the music composer.
This film is on a sag-aftra ultra low budget signatory, and the actors will get paid.
Taking care of the cast and crew: food, travel, etc.
Paying vendors and crewmembers: we’ll need to buy or rent equipment and props, clothes, and people who will put this movie together…
Renting locations: The script calls for filming in a fancy apartment. We will need to rent these locations.
We start shooting in January, and any donation counts.
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