Friday, November 13, 2015

Barefoot Studio Pictures

Barefoot Theatre Company's sister co., Barefoot Studio Pictures launches Crowdfunding Campaign via Seed & Spark to help with Post Production costs on As Constant as the Northern Star written and directed by Francisco Solorzano, starring Lynn Cohen and the Barefoot Theatre Company ensemble. 
Most recently, the short screenplay of As Constant as the Northern Star was acknowledged as a semi-finalist at the 2015 Hollyshorts Film Festival in Hollywood, CA.   The crowdfunding campaign for Post Production cost is now LIVE via Seed&Spark:
Founded by a small group of Ensemble Members from New York City's critically acclaimed Barefoot Theatre Company, Barefoot Studio Picutres is an LA & NYC based independent company dedicated to the production and development of feature, short and viral films. Francisco Solorzano (left) & Christopher Whalen (right) are the Co-Founders and Executive Producers.

Reminiscent of the gritty, visceral and character driven pictures from the late 60's and early 70's era, we explore stories from a truthful place that ignite passion, incite laughter, and provoke discussion. As bold, commanding and powerful as its theatrical partner, Barefoot Studio Pictures promises to take artistic risks to bring a memorable cinematic experience to life.

Completed Debut Short Film: Floating Sunflowers, winner of several awards including Best Short, Best Director & Best Actress for lead Anna Chlumsky (Nashville Film Fest, Newport Beach Film Fest, Big Apple, Hollyshorts Film Festival, and many others) with follow-up short film, The Girl With The Jacket written and directed by Caitlin FitzGerald (Masters of Sex, It's Complicated) soon to be released.  Several projects in development including the feature film version of As Constant as the Northern Star and the screen adaptation of a play by Barefoot Theatre Company ensemble member, Jennifer Skura to be directed by Francisco Solorzano starring Christopher Whalen.

Collaborations with Broadway, Film and Television stars include Jesse Eisenberg, Annabella Sciorra, Gina Gershon, Bobby Cannavale, Mark Ruffalo, Julianne Moore, John Doman, Mickey Sumner, Anna Chlumsky, Lynn Cohen, Richard Kind, Ethan Hawke, Chris Cooper, Caitlin FitzGerald and many others. 

Photo Credit: Stefan Blomquist.