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THE RETREAT selected to play at Awareness Film Festival!
September 13, 2017
CFCA, Inc. is pleased to announce that our short film, 'The Retreat', will be a part of AWARENESS FILM FESTIVAL 2017, taking place at LA LIVE in Downtown LA next month. "I couldn't be happier," said Luis Robledo, writer-director, "Awareness Fest is exactly the kind of venue we wanted for this movie. We are very honored!"
THE RETREAT is based on Kesiah M. Curtis' original story. Screenplay written by Beresford Bennett, Hank Jacobs, & Luis Robledo. Cinematography by Eduardo Servello. Production Design by Alessa Esteban & Vanni Mangoni.
THE RETREAT will play in front of the feature film, "Free To Ride", on October 9th at 5pm at the Regal LA LIVE 14 Theaters.
To purchase tickets, please visite the festival website:
THE REALITY OF TRUTH plays at the Beverly Hills Film Festival!
April 26, 2017
BHFF presented its 2016 lineup of 80 competition films over five days at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood.
The 16th Annual International Beverly Hills Film Festival on Monday announced its Jury and Audience award winners. Irrefutable Proof, the feature-length drama directed by Ziad H. Hamzeh, won the Golden Palm Award, which is given to the best film in all categories. The U.K.’s A Punters Prayer received the Special Jury Prize for best feature, while the Audience Award for best feature film went to The Lennon Report, directed by Jeremy Profe. BHFF presented its 2016 lineup of 80 competition films over five days at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood.
Carla Hool joins SANTOS as Casting Director!
January 27, 2017
LOS ANGELES, CA – January 27, 2017–
Carla Hool to take over casting for upcoming CFCA, Inc. biopic, SANTOS.
We are thrilled to welcome Carla Hool, award-winning casting director of Narcos, Apocalypto & Sin Nombre to our team. After a great meeting with writer-director, Luis Robledo it was clear that Carla was the one for the job. Her years of experience, knowledge of Hispanic actors, and great eye for talent, make her the perfect choice for the upcoming CFCA, Inc. biopic, SANTOS.
"I really LOVE the script!", said Carla, "It's an amazing story. So timely, considering our present situation..."
SANTOS will begin principal photography in San Antonio, TX, in the Summer. Casting will take place in both Los Angeles and San Antonio. With 65 speaking roles to cast, we are on a mission to find the best on-camera talent to fill out this cast, known and unknown. SANTOS is being executive-produced by Brent De La Paz, grandson of the late Santos, and produced by Carlos Bravo.
21 DAYS is picked up by GRAVITAS VENTURES!
November 11, 2016
LOS ANGELES, CA – November 11, 2016 –
Gravitas Ventures today announced it has acquired exclusive distribution rights in the United States and Canada for award-winning indie filmmaker Kathleen Behun’s new paranormal thriller, 21 DAYS.
The movie is written, directed and produced by Behun.
In 21 DAYS, which has already won 14 awards on the festival and comic con circuit, three filmmakers embark on a paranormal challenge by barricading themselves inside a house so haunted no one has been able to live there for more than 21 days, in order to film the supernatural phenomena which presumably occur.
A production of Tortilla Flats Productions, the movie stars Max Hambleton (Bitchin’ Camaro), Whitney Rose Pynn (Aquarius), Mickey River (Unfriended), Eduardo Roman (Jane the Virgin) and Anna Maganini (Red Line). Fernando Barreda Luna and Jessica Villegas Lattuada serve as co-producers.
To see the trailer, please go to Youtube.com/user/21DaystheFilm.
Said Kathleen Behun: “I’m delighted that Gravitas, one of the premier distributors in the industry, will bring my first feature film to horror fans all over the U.S. and Canada. 21 DAYS drills deeply into the paranormal genre by testing the limits of fear within the story and the audience.”
Said Dan Fisher, Senior Director of Acquisitions at Gravitas Ventures, “”We are pleased to work with the very talented Kathleen Behun on this chilling horror picture.”
The deal was negotiated between Galen Christy of High Octane Pictures on behalf of the filmmaker, and Dan Fisher on behalf of Gravitas Ventures. 21 DAYS is scheduled for release in the spring of 2017.
21 DAYS wins SILVER AWARD at Comicon!
October 29, 2016
CFCA, Inc. is pleased to announce that the horror film we cast won the SILVER AWARD at the Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con!!! (GeekFest Film Fests). From director, Kathleen Behun: "This Con was totally epic!! On behalf of the 21 DAYS cast and crew, we wish to thank Bill Ostroff of GeekFest Film Fests for selecting our film to be screened at some of the most esteemed comic cons in North America these past 8 months."
21 DAYS garnered 6 awards on this comic con tour which include:
SILVER AWARD: BEST FEATURE, 2016 Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con
BEST FEATURE: 2016, Long Beach Comic Con
BEST FEATURE and BEST OF FEST: 2016, Comic Con Palm Springs
BEST FEATURE and BEST OF FEST: 2016, Dallas Comic Con
THE TRUE MEANING OF LOVE plays at LAShortsfest!
September 7, 2016
We are very proud of CFCA, Inc. writer/director, Karyme Lozano, on her debut short, The True Meaning of Love's
acceptance into the prestigious film festival, LAShortsfest. Her hugely successful soap operas have aired multiple times in numerous countries on every continent and dubbed in several languages. Karyme has found tremendous acceptance with audiences internationally resulting in a fan base of millions of people that follow her soaps and projects around the world. Now, turning her focus to the other side of the camera, we are thrilled to see where she will go next. Go, Karyme!
THE REALITY OF TRUTH wins Van Gogh Award at the Amsterdam Film Festival!
June 22, 2016
Mike Zapolin, best known as “Zappy”, recently won “best director award” for his documentary film The Reality Of Truth”. The acclaimed documentary features Michelle Rodriguez, Deepak Chopra, Joel Osteen, Dr. Drew, Ram Dass, Marianne Williamson, Foster Gamble, and many more. Zappy and his unique group of friends make a passionate pitch for everyone to take the time to go inside their own mind for answers and healing.
In the film Zappy and Michelle Rodriguez travel to Peru with a group of friends to sit with a shaman and drink San Pedro and Ayahuasca, two of the most powerful psychedelics known to man. Zappy has guided others, including members of royalty...