Film Production

The film production arm of DTLA Entertainment focuses on films with gripping storylines. Our slate includes both traditional films and faith-based films. However, regardless of genre, when you watch a film that DTLA Entertainment is involved in, you know you’re about to see powerful performances by some of the top talent in the industry.

BLOOD CIRCUS

House Rules AFM A retired MMA world champion gets caught up in an underground fight club called the “Blood Circus” and must fight to survive and save his family.

Starring Tom Sizemore, Vincent Pastore, Kevin Nash, Christy Carlson Romano, Jamie Nocher and Robert Lasardo.

Written by Eric Weinstock – Directed by Jacob Cooney – DP Alex Chinnici

Status: SOLD – World rights sold. North American rights, Gravitas Ventures.

THE TALKING TREE

Talking treeOne man’s love for his dying mother leads him to commit the biggest mistake of his life and how with the help of his newfound faith and a Christmas miracle, he seeks redemption on Christmas day.

Starring; George Stults, Doug Hutchison, Robert Lasardo, Sally Kirkland, Todd Bridges, Jenn Gotzon, Zach Touchon, Alex Cubis, Laura Long and Gigi Orsillo.

Directed by Ricky Borba. Written by George Christie. DP Stephen Wollwerth

Status: POST PRODUCTION

USA MOTEL

USA MotelA washed out ex city cop returns to his small suburban hometown to search for his missing sister who was taken by a local crime syndicate.

Written by: Joseph Verastro – Story by: David Gere – Director: Lance Kawas – DP Istvan Letang

Status: PRE PRODUCTION

PICKUP

Kimberly Keller, a 20-something aspiring blues singer. is abducted by Leonard Bukowski, an
Uber-esque driver who claims to be her number one fan.
After a horrific road trip bound and gagged in the trunk of Leonard’s car, Kimberly finds herself
held captive at her abductor’s remote farmhouse where he attempts to prove to Kimberly that they’re “meant to be together”.

Written by, Starring and Directed by Doug Hutchison

Status: DEVELOPMENT

GABRIEL’S TRIAL

Gabriel is being haunted by an ugly premonition that has turned his life into a living nightmare. He is troubled by a series of strange encounters with a mysterious woman that seem to mark his reckoning. When his mind becomes plagued by superstition he must look deeper into the hearts of those who love him to discover the truth and reclaim his sanity.

Written by and starring Robert Lasardo

Status: DEVELOPMENT

MCCABE AND LITTLE JESSIE

When 10 year-old Jessie loses her parents in a car accident, the only surviving family member for her to live with is her 80 year-old uncle, Mac. When Jessie arrives, it’s apparent to the both of them that they need each other more than they knew. While on the road of finding out how to live with each other, Jessie joins a local church and eventually the choir. Meanwhile, the local Child Protective Services agent begins a process to remove Jessie from her beloved uncle.

Written by and starring Jordan Rhodes

Status: DEVELOPMENT

PALM SPRINGS HOLLYWOOD PLAYGROUND (Documentary)

palm springsA look at the long relationship the city of Palm Springs has had with Hollywood since the late 1920’s that continues today. Featutring interviews with many well knwon actors, writers and directors as well as long time residents of the city who lived the glitz and galmour.

Written and Directed by: Charles Lago

Status: POST PRODUCTION