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AN UNCOMMON GRACE
Genre: Family, Drama
Cast: Jes Macallan, Sean Faris, Kelly McGillis
Delivery Status: Completed
 
Following her tour of duty, army nurse Grace Conner (Macallan) returns to her grandmother's (McGillis) farm in Amish country. After arriving she answers Levi Troyer's (Faris) call for medical assistance following a mysterious shooting at the nearby Troyer family farm. Soon, Levi, who belongs to the most conservative and isolated of all Amish sects, develops a deep attraction to Grace, even though a relationship between them is strictly forbidden. Grace and Levi must sort out their relationship while Grace follows clues that ultimately lead her to the killer. With Levi torn between his love for Grace and his responsibility to his family, lifelong allegiances will be tested, raising the question, will love and justice prevail?
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THE BLACK PRINCE (THEATRICAL)
Genre: Drama
Run Time: 120 min
Language: English
Director(s): Kavi Raz
Screenplay/Writer(s): Kavi Raz
Composer: George Kallis
Cast: Jason Flemying, Amanda Root, Shabana Azmi, Satinder Sartaaj
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
 
"Queen Victoria's Black Prince" is the fascinating true story of the last King of the mighty Kingdom of Punjab. The King, Maharaja Duleep Singh, was placed on the throne at the age of five only to be robbed of his throne by a bloody treason at the hands of trusted courtiers. He was then torn from his mother and taken to England by the British at age fifteen. While in England, he was introduced to Queen Victoria, who took an immediate liking to him, calling him "The Black Prince". He was indoctrinated into Christianity and baptized, changing his life forever. Meeting his mother again after thirteen years, the Maharaja awakens to the realities of his former life in Punjab. He then begins the arduous journey to regain all that was lost, and re-embrace the faith of his birth, Sikhism. Torn between his two worlds, The Black Prince begins a lifelong struggle to regain his Kingdom. It takes him on an extraordinary journey across the world.
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THE RESURRECTION OF GAVIN STONE
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Run Time: 118
Language: English
Director(s): Dallas Jenkins
Screenplay/Writer(s): Andrea Gyertson Nasfell
Executive Producer(s): Jason Blum, Alix Taylor
Producer(s): Michael J. Luisi
Cast: Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Neil Flynn, Nicole Astra, Shawn Michaels, D.B. Sweeney,
Agent: ACI Inspires
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
Gavin Stone, a washed-up former child star, is forced to do community service at a local megachurch and pretends to be Christian so he can land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.
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LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED?
Genre: Drama
Run Time: 121 minutes
Language: English
Director(s): Kim Rocco Sields
Screenplay/Writer(s): Kim Rocco Shields, Michael J. Zampino
Producer(s): Kim Rocco Shields, Michael J. Zampino
Cast: Briana Evigan, Tyler Blackburn, Kyla Kennedy
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
A straight love story in a gay world. Love Is All You Need? is a football love story set in a world where the social norm is reversed: homosexuality is mainstream and heterosexuality is taboo. Although the norms are reversed, this film is inspired by true events. The story unfolds in a small Indiana town that is rocked to its core when Jude, (Briana Evigan) the star quarterback of the local university strikes up a forbidden love affair with a Ryan, (Tyler Blackburn) a sports journalism major. When the couple is outed by Jude's girlfriend (Emily Osment) the community's powerful religious leader (Elisabeth Rohm) begins a vitriolic crusade from the pulpit against all heterosexuals setting off a series of catastrophic events in the lives of an 11 year old girl (Kyla Kennedy), experiencing her first crush on a boy and a teacher (Jeremy Sisto) who tries to teach his students about tolerance.
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RUNAWAY ROMANCE
Genre: Romance
Language: English
Director(s): TBD
Screenplay/Writer(s): Emily Golden
Composer: TBD
Executive Producer(s): Chevonne O' Shaugnessy
Producer(s): George Shamieh
Cast: TBD
Agent: ACI Inspires
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
Year: 2017
Countries of Origin: US
 
Currently in development with UPTV, the movie follows Ann Stanway, a reality TV star who leaves Hollywood and finds herself in Amish country where she discovers friendship, new love and ultimately herself. In the end, Ann must decide between staying in her newfound reality and returning to her old one.
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WHEN LOVE COMES CALLING
Genre: Romance
Language: English
Director(s): TBD
Screenplay/Writer(s): TBD
Composer: TBD
CoProduction Partner(s): TBD
Executive Producer(s): Chevonne O' Shaugnessy
Producer(s): George Shamieh
Cast: TBD
Agent: ACI Inspires
Delivery Status: In Development
Budget or Location: TBD
Year: TBD
Countries of Origin: US
 
Also in development with UPTV, When Love Comes Calling features the young and beautiful Sarah Troyer, a widowed Amish innkeeper, who finds her heart caught between a past love, who reappears in her present, and a potential new love with the Bishop’s son.
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FINDING HEART
Genre: Romance
Language: English
Director(s): TBD
Screenplay/Writer(s): TBD
Composer: TBD
CoProduction Partner(s): TBD
Executive Producer(s): Chevonne O' Shaugnessy
Producer(s): George Shamieh
Cast: TBD
Agent: ACI Inspires
Delivery Status: In Development
Budget or Location: TBD
Year: TBD
Countries of Origin: US
 
A third development with UPTV, Ann Stanaway returns to Amish country and wedding bells are ringing for her and Hunter. Will everything goes as planned or will a ghost from their past keep the two from finally tying the knot?
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TO JOEY WITH LOVE
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 90 minutes
Language: English
Director(s): Rory Feek
Screenplay/Writer(s): Rory Feek
CoProduction Partner(s): Hickory Films, Provident Films
Producer(s): Aaron Carnahan
Cast: Joey Feek, Rory Feek, Heidi Feek
Agent: ACI Inspires
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
Husband-and-wife singing duo Joey+Rory wanted more to life … so they chose less. In preparation for the birth of their child, the couple simplified their lives by putting their music career aside and staying at home, planting roots deep in the soil of their small farm, and the community they loved. TO JOEY, WITH LOVE takes moviegoers from the birth of their daughter Indiana, born with Down Syndrome, through Joey’s struggle with and ultimate surrender to cancer—all amidst their never-ending hope in something far greater. God gave Joey+Rory a love story for the ages, one that is sure to inspire hope and faith in all who experience it.
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THE FORCE FAMILY MYSTERIES: THE GIRL FROM FELONY BAY
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
 
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A TASTE OF ROMANCE
Genre: Romance, Drama
Delivery Status: In Development
Year: 2017
 
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OF MIND AND MUSIC
Genre: Drama
Run Time: 98 min
Director(s): Richie Adams
Screenplay/Writer(s): Richie Adams, Nicolas Bazan
Composer: Carlos Jose Alvarez
Cast: Joaquim de Almeida, Aunjanue Ellis, Bill Cobbs, Ruth Negga, Sharon Lawrence, Andre Royo
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2014
Countries of Origin: USA
 
A story about a beautiful street musician suffering from memory loss and a disheartened neuroscientist intent on helping her, bringing together the city of New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous.
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SWEETWATER
Genre: Western, Action
Run Time: 95 min
Language: English
Director(s): Logan Miller
Composer: Martin Davich
Producer(s): Logan Miller, Noah Miller, Jason Netter
Cast: Ed Harris, January Jones, Jason Issacs, Eduardo Noriega, Stephen Root
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2013
Countries of Origin: USA
 
In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory.
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TRUST FUND
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director(s): Sandra L. Martin
Screenplay/Writer(s): Sandra L. Martin
Composer: Nathan Matthew David
Producer(s): Issac Alongi
Cast: Jessica Rothe, Willie Garson, Ana Ortiz, Kevin Kilner, Rose Abdoo
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
Reese Donahue leads a seemingly ideal life, with a bright future ahead of her. But when she discovers the truth, that her mother left enough money for her to choose her own path, she's faced with a dilemma.
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THE MAD ONES
Genre: Drama
Run Time: 95 min
Language: English
Director(s): Aniruddh Pandit
Screenplay/Writer(s): Aniruddh Pandit
Cast: Anthony Gloe, Dana DeLorenzo, Lavrenti Lopes
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
A touching comedy about an unlikely friendship that grows between three twenty-something professionals searching for meaning in life and work in the digital age.
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HOLIDAY BREAKUP
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Run Time: 88 min
Language: English
Director(s): Temple Mathews
Screenplay/Writer(s): Temple Mathews
Composer: Michael J. Lloyd
Producer(s): Joel Baral, Peter Odio
Cast: Manon Mathews, Shawn Roe, Katie Leclerc, Diane Robin, Matt Riedy
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
Exuberant CHLOE is a whirlwind of energy who acts purely on impulse and has never quite grown up. Industrious JEFF is a hard-working guy who plans his future, step by step. When the two fall in love, they inevitably quarrel and break up. But when they decide to pretend to still be together so that their holiday season won't turn into a pity party, they soon realize that opposites, after all, do attract -- and that, despite their differences, they are still very much in love...
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ILLICIT
Genre: Thriller
Language: English
Director(s): Corey Grant
Screenplay/Writer(s): Corey Grant, Lanett Tachel
Composer: David S. Bateman
Cast: David Ramsey, Dean Cain, Vivica A. Fox, Shireen Crutchfield, McKinley Freeman, Michele Weaver
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
A couple finds out that starting a extra marital affair is a lot easier to do than ending one when they both are seduced into outside situations.
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UNHINGED
Genre: Thriller
Cast: Eric Balfour, Sean Patrick Flanery
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
Steve Walsh is living the high life but it's a life built upon the ruin of other people's dreams. Peter Farrell is a man with nothing left to lose and there is nothing more dangerous than a man seeking retribution.
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CARDINAL MATTER
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Run Time: 101 min
Language: English
Director(s): Madeline Puzzo
Screenplay/Writer(s): Thomas Major
Composer: James Kazik
Cast: Zac Titus, Kelsey Crane, Matthew Stannah, Tim Parrish
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2015
Countries of Origin: USA
 
A migrant worker named Austin finds himself the target of a deadly corporate cover-up in a small Wyoming town.
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A LETTER TO DAD
Genre: Drama, Family
Run Time: 83 min
Language: English
Director(s): Johnny Remo
Screenplay/Writer(s): Johnny Remo
Composer: Matt Gates
Producer(s): Johnny Remo
Cast: Thom Mathews, Julie McCullough, Corin Nemec, Mario Van Peebles, John Ashton
Delivery Status: Completed
Countries of Origin: USA
 
Dan Donahue has finally met the woman of his dreams. But on the night he is going to propose, he is overcome by deep-rooted anger caused by the father who abandoned him as a boy. Dan confronts his feelings of bitterness head on as he pours his heart out in a letter to his father.
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SAVED BY GRACE
Genre: Drama
Run Time: 85 min
Language: English
Director(s): Johnny Remo
Composer: Shawn Michael Williams
Producer(s): Johnny Remo
Cast: Joey Lawrence, Catalina Rodriguez, Robin Riker, Muse Watson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most important to him.
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JAKE
AKA LIKE A COUNTRY SONG
Genre: Drama
Run Time: 100 min
Language: English
Director(s): Johnny Remo
Producer(s): Johnny Remo
Cast: Billy Ray Cyrus, Jennifer Taylor, Joel Smallbone, Booboo Stewart
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2014
Countries of Origin: USA
 
JAKE REESON, an up and coming country singer who has the whole world in his hands until his ego gets in the way. With nothing but partying and music on his mind, Jake is forced to take a hard look at himself and the ashes around him after life slowly falls apart. Jake's old flame, BECCA, suddenly reappears in his life after seeing her AGAIN at a local music show. Good girl Becca, never forgetting who Jake is, makes him work for it only to fall for him again. His mother, MIA, harbors a painful secret... the father Jake thought was dead is alive. To protect Jake from the pain of knowing what his father, BO, had become after a horrible accident, Mia thought it best if Jake believed Bo was dead. Jake then eventually has a "random" encounter with Bo on the street in a Nashville suburb that sets off a chain of events to bring Bo back into his life and hopefully reconciliation to the family.
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BURN
Genre: Thriller
Language: English
Director(s): Giorgio Serafini
Screenplay/Writer(s): Garry Charles
Producer(s): Eric Balfour, Scott Dolezal
Cast: Eric Balfour, LaDon Drummond, Joe Grisaffi
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
 
Jack Hinds awakes inside a sealed industrial kiln. He is set a number of challenges by a voice with no face he is pushed to the limits of human endurance as the temperature within the kiln begins to rise.
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I DREAM TOO MUCH
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Run Time: 91 min
Language: English
Director(s): Katie Cokinos
Screenplay/Writer(s): Katie Cokinos
Composer: Heidi Rodewald
Producer(s): Ed McWilliams, Jay Thames
Cast: Diane Ladd, Danielle Brooks, Eden Brolin, James, McCaffrey
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2016
Countries of Origin: USA
 
Instead of chasing boys on the beach with her friends, recent college grad Dora finds herself caring for her reclusive Great Aunt in snowy upstate New York. When the imaginative girl discovers her aunt's hidden romantic past, Dora dreams that their revelation will pull Aunt Vera and herself from their mutual depressions.
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MR. AND MRS. HOCKEY
AKA MR. HOCKEY
Genre: Family, Sports
Run Time: 86
Language: English
Director(s): Andy Mikita
Screenplay/Writer(s): Malcolm MacRury
Composer: James Jandrisch
Producer(s): Ian Dimerman, Brendan Ferguson, Brendon Sawatzky
Cast: Michael Shanks, Kathleen Robertson, Lochlyn Munro, Emma Grabinsky
Delivery Status: Completed
Countries of Origin: USA
 
Hockey great Gordie Howe retired after 25 winning seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. But he realized that retirement just didn't work for him. When his sons were drafted to the Houston Aeros he came out of retirement to join the team! He was written off by many, who thought he was too old to be playing competitively. Through hard work, perseverance, and the loving support of his wife and family, he and his sons managed to prove the critics wrong by winning several championships for the team!
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LOVE FINDS YOU IN VALENTINE
Run Time: 87 min
Screenplay/Writer(s): Bryar Freed
Executive Producer(s): Chevonne O'Shaughnessy
Producer(s): George Shamieh
Cast: Michaela McManus, Diogo Morgado, Lindsay Wagner, and Ed Asner
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2015
 
What can a California girl do with a few dusty acres of land in rural Nebraska? So Kennedy Blaine wonders after she inherits a ranch in the small town of Valentine, Nebraska. As Kennedy makes arrangements to sell the property, she finds herself drawn to the ranch and to its attractive manager, Derek Sterling. She decides to spend the summer in her ancestral home and reconnect with family members. But soon Kennedy is subjected to harassment by someone who clearly wants her to leave Valentine. Depending on Gods protection and Dereks assistance, she sets out to discover who is behind the offenses. But when her search reveals painful details about her family and raises questions about Dereks own past, will Kennedy still want to know the truth? Premiering on UP on Valentines Day 2016!
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A ROYAL FEAST
AKA A ROYAL FAMILY HOLIDAY
Director(s): Lance Kawas
Screenplay/Writer(s): Rhonda Baraka
Producer(s): George Shamieh
Cast: Richard Lawson, Debbi Morgan, Ricky Harris, Romeo Miller, Chelsea Tavares, Tequilla Whitfield, Eric Myrick II, with Tichina Arnold, and Vivica A. Fox
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2015
 
Royalty in name and mind only, the Royal family led by patriarch Leighton (Richard Lawson) and matriarch Alfreda (Debbi Morgan), kick-off the first film, Royal Family Thanksgiving, with a fake break-up ruse to lure their overly-busy children home for Thanksgiving. Surprises and challenges ensue, including drama with Alfreda's envious sister Mona Levi (Vivica A. Fox) the revelation of a deep, dark family secret involving Alfreda's former acquaintance Chivonne Price (Tichina Arnold) and dealings with Leighton's super-loud, outspoken cousin Nelson Royal (Ricky Harris). Unfortunately, Leighton and Alfreda both play their roles too well as old wounds are re-opened and their carefully planned reunion leads to chaos - and a potentially real break-up.
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A ROYAL FAMILY CHRISTMAS
Genre: Family
Director(s): Lance Kawas
Screenplay/Writer(s): Rhonda Baraka
Executive Producer(s): Chevonne O'Shaughnessy
Producer(s): George Shamieh
Cast: Richard Lawson, Debbi Morgan, Ricky Harris, Romeo Miller, Chelsea Tavares, Tequilla Whitfield, Eric Myrick II, with Tichina Arnold, and Vivica A. Fox
Delivery Status: Completed
 
The children Phillip "Flip" Royal (Romeo Miller), a good-looking spiritual guru Austin Royal (Eric Myrick III, At Sunrise), a Washington, D.C. community activist Kelsey Royal (Chelsea Tavares, Fright Night), a fashion designer's gopher and Pamela Royal (Taquilla Whitfield, Magic Mike XXL), a hair and nail salon owner join forces to reunite their parents in time for Christmas. They try every trick in the book - including "playing nice" and setting aside old sibling rivalries - only to learn their mom and dad are enjoying "the single life." Their plan also goes awry as getting their parents back together ends up taking a back seat to their own personal and professional drama.
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THE ULTIMATE LEGACY
Director(s): Joanne Hock
Screenplay/Writer(s): Rick Eldridge, Jimmy Hager, Jackie Randall
Producer(s): Rick Eldridge
Cast: Myko Oliver, Ali Hillis, Logan Bartholomew, Doug Jones, Bill Cobbs, Lee Meriwether, Katie McClellan, with Brian Dennehy, and Raquel Welch
Delivery Status: Completed
Year: 2015
 
The final chapter in the trilogy! Following the highly-rated world-wide hits The Ultimate Gift and The Ultimate Life comes The Ultimate Legacy! The epic of Jason Stevens (Logan Bartholomew, Hallmarks Loves Long Journey and Loves Abiding Joy) life carries on. Having dealt with the tragedies and perils of his own family, he must try to help a friend along a similar journey. This touching conclusion shows that if we learn something, we change our own life. And when we teach something, we change another's life. But when we teach people to teach, we change the world.
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