SEPTEMBER 2020 OFFICIAL PROJECT STATEMENT

SEPTEMBER 2020 OFFICIAL PROJECT STATEMENT

 

Evening everyone, hope you are all safe and well and getting used to this strange new world?

We’ve been quiet for a while, not because we’ve been chilling during lockdown but because we’ve been working hard on post-production of several of our projects.

 

Here is an update on each one:

 

PENNYWISE: THE STORY OF IT

EDITED BY: Nick Helmsley

We now have a full assembly of the final cut of the doc. A lot of work has gone into fine-tuning this to make it the best it can be. Nick has been adding archive materials and his archive cut will be signed off next week. A lot of work has gone into the legal documentation that we require for the release including, release forms, fair use statements, archive releases and contracts. We WILL have a release date published within the next two months.

 

ROBODOC: THE CREATION OF ROBOCOP

EDITED BY: Eastwood Allen and Chris Griffiths

As you know and have seen from the several published clips of the doc, this project is like no other doc that you have seen. We are now fine-tuning the final edit and have some exciting news on the way. All three sections are in final post and we are working on all the legal documentation needed to release. An announcement on developments and release will be published by the end of the year.

 

WHAT AN INSTITUTION! THE STORY OF POLICE ACADEMY

EDITED BY: Gary Smart

A full 4.5 hour cut including ALL 7 Police Academy movies, the cartoon series, Toy-line and TV series has been edited. This edit includes all archive materials and clips. The edit has been sent to Nick Helmsley who will be taking over the final edit as soon as he has completed Pennywise. This should be by November 2020. We still have two interviews to add, which we couldn’t due to COVID-19 restrictions. These should take place in October. All legal documentation for release has begun. The estimated release should be March 2021.

 

ICON: THE ROBERT ENGLUND STORY

EDITED BY: PETER APPLEYARD

Peter has come on board as our editor and has already produced some amazing segments. We are working closely with Robert and Nancy Englund in acquiring archive materials for the doc. A further 4 interviews were needed for completion, which had to be postponed due to COVID-19. We are interviewing Gary Sherman on Monday and then will complete a UK interview in October and outsource the remaining two based in LA around November. A release date will be published soon.

 

I hope from the above you can see that we have moved forward in a huge way, and this is thanks to our new producer Hank Starrs, who has an amazing track record on releasing and distributing independent documentaries, worldwide.

 

Stay safe,

Gary Smart

Producer

 

 

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