Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Fleur De Lis Film Studios Announces Its Line-Up for the American Film Market (AFM)

October 17, 2012 - Fleur De Lis Film Studios announced its exciting line-up of projects for the upcoming American Film Market. “We’re thrilled to bring our vastly diverse slate of films in various stages of production to domestic and international buyers,” said BJ Davis, President of Fleur De Lis Film Studios. “After premiering at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, our award-winning feature documentary “Top Priority: The Terror Within” opens the market with the screening at the AMC 7 in Santa Monica, CA on October 31, 2012 at 3 PM.”  
The company’s much anticipated feature film “September Morn” is also being presented to worldwide buyers and distributors. This star-studded project will provide a unique take on the tragic events of 9/11, addressing series of questions that remained unanswered – until now. In the vein of “Twelve Angry Men”, this dramatic piece is set with a stellar and award winning cast that includes Woody Harrelson, Ed Asner, Martin Sheen, Nick Mancuso, Daniel Sunjata, John Heard, Judd Nelson, Esai Morales, Valerie Harper, Joseph Culp, Dick Gregory, Michelle Phillips and Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer.
The company’s slate of 22 projects in various stages of completion and development includes a feature film “Operation: Dark Heart”, based on the NY Times Bestseller by Bronze Star recipient, Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer. “With his CIA and military background, Lt. Col. Shaffer is a real-life James Bond,” said Senior VP of Production, Julia Davis. “The story of this courageous hero will thrill worldwide audiences with its irresistible mix of action, adventure and romance.” John D. Schofield, who produced Academy-award winning films such as “Jerry Maguire” and “As Good As It Gets” is set to produce, along with BJ Davis and Bob Dziadkowiec.                  
As an official exhibitor at the American Film Market, Fleur De Lis Film Studios, in association with Free Mind Films, will present the documentary film “A Noble Lie”. This multiple award-winning documentary about the Oklahoma City bombing boldly questions an official account of the events surrounding this devastating American tragedy. Shedding light on the truth behind this bloody massacre, “A Noble Lie” ventures to answer long-ignored questions and address previously censored facts, both by prominent media outlets and the U.S. government.

Titillating documentary “State of Mind: The Psychology of Control” strives to uncover whether our minds are covertly controlled and if so - to what extent and by whom? What does it mean for humanity's future? Starring: Alex Jones, G. Edward Griffin, Colin Ross, narrated by Sean Young.

Fleur De Lis Film Studios is bringing “Bristled: The Howl Chronicles” to thrill discerning horror fans. It’s a story of a young LAPD Detective, who is a Detective by day and a werewolf by night. Though his work hours are hindered by the beast within, Howl's blood-curdling journey through the mean streets of Hollywood is an action-packed quest, fueled by his need for justice and his unquenchable need to feed. Starring: Eric Stoltz, Brooke Lewis, Christopher Showerman, Stephen Tobolowsky, Matthew Lawrence, Kane Hodder, Issa Bayaua, Jonathan Silverman, Masha Shapiro.


“Subprime” is a light-hearted comedy about serious issues currently facing many American families. This offbeat minefield of a comedy is dealing with today’s housing crisis, employment downturn and family issues that will make you laugh and cry. Kids and adults are doing their best to win the game of life with the cards they were dealt, while maintaining their sanity and sense of humor. Starring: Tara Alexis, Mitchell Campbell and Shee Dueitt.

“Precious Cargo”, starring Esai Morales and Andy Lawrence, is a family film that will tug at the heart strings of kids and parents alike. Along with its star power, “Precious Cargo” features exotic locations and adorable baby animals.  

Another wholesome family film distributed by Fleur De Lis Film Studios, “Radio America”, is a touching, story about the magic of music. Two farm boys follow their dreams of fame and fortune, becoming rock stars. Drama, music and romance are extrinsically intertwined in this tantalizing rollercoaster. Through the series of events, our characters change, as their beliefs and relationships are tested. These two farm boys have found their music, then lost it and eventually learned what it took to get it back. Starring: “George Of The Jungle II’s” Christopher Showerman , Kristie Engelmann, Christopher Alice, Wayne Bastrop.
In the tradition of classic westerns, “Cowboy Charm” delivers a hearty dose of wholesome entertainment. Starring: Dee Wallace, Christopher Showerman, Muse Watson, Jamie Croft, Dale Reynolds. 
“Silver Fox” is a hilarious action comedy about a top NSA agent, who is recruited for a new assignment in a retirement home. Before too long, he realizes he’s stepped into one of the nation’s top secret facilities. These male and female snowbirds are some of the most skilled and dangerous people in the world. Ric is in a world of trouble, as he realizes that regardless of how good he is - he may be out of his league, outfoxed by silver foxes. Starring: Esai Morales, Robert Loggia, Ed Asner, Charles Durning.
“Love and Suicide” is a unique feature film, shot on location in Havana, Cuba by a female director, Lisa France. Written and produced by Luis Moro, it’s is a love story of a man who goes to Cuba and discovers the one thing that stands between love and suicide, while relinquishing the luggage of wordly possessions and vain pursuits, in favor of eternal love.  
“The Pharmacy” is a charming blend of genres, where “Cheers” meets Mel’s Diner, with a dash of “Seinfeld”. Little pharmacy near the beach is as fresh as the ocean and as trusty as an old friend. This quaint little pharmacy is a world of its own (including its own ghost), full of familiar characters and a never-ending stream of visitors, old and new, where new situations serve as a constant source of amusement for the audience. It’s a hub of light and wonder, a slice of life seen through the windows of a little pharmacy near the beach. Starring: Tom Arnold, Matthew Lawrence, Andy Lawrence, Charles Durning.
“Britt” is a feature film about Brittany Murphy’s meteoric rise, incredible life and series of events leading to her untimely death. Brittany’s father, Angelo Bertolotti, co-wrote the biopic with Julia Davis of Fleur De Lis Film Studios, who is also set to direct “Britt”. The movie shows Brittany’s romances, fears, betrayals and overwhelming forces that have irreparably shattered her promising life. “Britt” fills in the blanks, pulling down the covers from the unfinished canvas of Brittany Murphy’s life – interrupted, but never forgotten.

Fleur De Lis Film Studios at the American Film Market: 
October 31, 2012 through November 7, 2012 
Loews Hotel Suite 214
AFM screening of “Top Priority: The Terror Within”: Santa Monica AMC 7 on October 31, 2012 at 3 PM 
Telephone: (310) 494-0107