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Blinded By The Light 2019 Completed

The film tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani… more

The film tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice.

Mid90s 2018 Completed

Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigati… more

Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

Company: A24

Boy Erased 2018 Completed

The film will tell the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a… more

The film will tell the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Kidman, Crowe) at age 19. Jared is quickly pressured into attending a gay conversion therapy program – or else be shunned by his family, friends, and church. It is within the program that Jared comes into conflict with its head therapist (Edgerton).

The After Party 2018 Completed

When an aspiring rapper goes viral for all the wrong reasons, he thinks his care… more

When an aspiring rapper goes viral for all the wrong reasons, he thinks his career is over. But when his best friend gets them into a wild NYC after party, he gets one more chance to make the impossible happen.

Giant Little Ones 2019 Completed

Franky Winter (Josh Wiggins) and Ballas Kohl (Darren Mann) have been best friend… more

Franky Winter (Josh Wiggins) and Ballas Kohl (Darren Mann) have been best friends since childhood. They are high school royalty: handsome, stars of the swim team and popular with girls. They live a perfect teenage life – until the night of Franky's epic 17th birthday party, when Franky and Ballas are involved in an unexpected incident that changes their lives forever.

Love, Simon 2018 Completed

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it'… more

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

Age of Summer 2018 Completed

A determined teenage boy struggles to find acceptance within the Jr. Lifeguards… more

A determined teenage boy struggles to find acceptance within the Jr. Lifeguards of Hermosa Beach while juggling relationships and challenges in the summer of 1986.

The Edge of Seventeen 2016 Completed

A look at what it’s like to grow up as a young woman in today’s modern world. Ev… more

A look at what it’s like to grow up as a young woman in today’s modern world. Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine, who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian starts dating her best friend Krista. All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until the unexpected friendship of a thoughtful boy gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all.

Companies: Gracie Films; STXfilms

Wildlife 2018 Completed

Follows a teenage boy who watches his parents’ marriage start to come apart afte… more

Follows a teenage boy who watches his parents’ marriage start to come apart after the family moves to Montana.

All Summers End 2018 Completed

Set against the backdrop of a teenager dealing with his guilty conscience after… more

Set against the backdrop of a teenager dealing with his guilty conscience after a prank that led to the death of his girlfriend's older brother.

The Exchange TBA Production

Set in the 1980s, the film follows a socially awkward but highly enterprising te… more

Set in the 1980s, the film follows a socially awkward but highly enterprising teenager who decides to acquire a “mail order best friend”; a sophisticated exchange student from France.

The House of Tomorrow 2018 Completed

The film follows a 16-year-old (Asa Butterfield) who has spent most of his life… more

The film follows a 16-year-old (Asa Butterfield) who has spent most of his life with his Buckminster Fuller-loving Nana (Ellen Burstyn) in their geodesic-dome home tourist attraction until she is sidelined by a stroke. He soon forms a punk band with a chain-smoking teen (Alex Wolff), who lives in the suburbs with his bible-banging single dad Alan (Nick Offerman) and teenage sister Meredith (Maude Apatow).

Viena and the Fantomes TBA Completed

A roadie goes on a journey of self-discovery and survival as part of a punk band… more

A roadie goes on a journey of self-discovery and survival as part of a punk band's convoy, traveling through America circa the 1980s.

Company: Verisimilitude

Departures TBA Production

The story centers on Skye (Williams), a spirited teenager with a terminal illnes… more

The story centers on Skye (Williams), a spirited teenager with a terminal illness who befriends Calvin (Butterfield), a 19-year-old hypochondriac working as a baggage handler at the local airport. Calvin helps Skye carry out her eccentric “bucket list” of things to do before she dies. In the process, he learns to confront and conquer his own fears, including falling in love with Izzy (Dobrev).

The Truth About Emanuel 2014 Completed

A troubled girl (Emanuel) becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor… more

A troubled girl (Emanuel) becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor (Linda), who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother. In offering to baby-sit Linda's newborn, Emanuel unwittingly enters a fragile, fictional world, of which she becomes the gatekeeper.

Locations: US - California; US - Unknown

Ginger & Rosa 2013 Completed

London, 1962. Two teenage girls – Ginger and Rosa ­- are inseparable; they play… more

London, 1962. Two teenage girls – Ginger and Rosa ­- are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers’ frustrated domesticity. But, as the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, and the threat of nuclear holocaust escalates, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered - by the clash of desire and the determination to survive.

Companies: A24; Adventure Pictures

Glassland 2016 Completed

John (Jack Reynor) lives with his mother, Jean (Toni Collette), in a social hous… more

John (Jack Reynor) lives with his mother, Jean (Toni Collette), in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager living as a nocturnal taxi driver. John returns home one morning to find his mother unconscious from an alcohol overdose; however this was not the first time. Jean violently rejects John's attempts to help as well as his intentions to unite the family. When Jean is offered an opportunity to recover, and with no savings or insurance, John is forced to offer his services to a petty criminal to help pay for his mother's costly rehab program. John is subsequently faced with a life-changing task that may change him and his family's lives forever.

Company: Film Movement

A Virgin Mary TBA Announced

A 15-year-old girl vows to have sex with her best male friend if they're still v… more

A 15-year-old girl vows to have sex with her best male friend if they're still virgins by the time they turn 18.

Be Here Now TBA Development

A group of young people at a music festival have chance encounters which change… more

A group of young people at a music festival have chance encounters which change their lives forever. A young photo-blogger must navigate the festival's glitterati in order to gain access to the exclusive backstage area and ultimately make it as an artist.

Company: Voltage Pictures

Hala TBA Completed

A high school romance is complicated by the girl's Muslim faith. Her father is… more

A high school romance is complicated by the girl's Muslim faith. Her father is prepared to arrange her marriage according to their family’s cultural tradition.

Company: Apple