PROVIDENCE PRODUCTIONS in negotiations with new media company dedicated to real story and issue driven content. "We hope to reach like minded audiences interested in meaningful media promoted on line with the help of like minded partners and sponsors. We believe the world is hungry for films about individuals and families who are struggling a time when many families and their education, futures, and values are challenged"
HOLIDAY BAGGAGE one of few films previously sold to premiere on Lifetime and sold to Hallmark.
UNIVERSAL STATES OF DYSLEXIA on location in San Fran and NYC. Documentary about the 20% of the worlds population currently being marginalized and disabled by schools.
HOLIDAY BAGGAGE airs on Lifetime 3 more times competing with new content and Lifetime movies.
HOLIDAY BAGGAGE airs on Lifetime Dec 14 and 22nd.
ATLAS SHRUGGED Part II without Providence at helm, nominated for Golden Raspberry Awards ("Razzies") and voted worst screenplay and worst direction
ATLAS SHRUGGED Part I won the Saturn Award for "Best DVD Release" in Burbank, California.
ATLAS SHRUGGED Part I in post and set for Theatrical release
HOLIDAY BAGGAGE acquired by and scheduled to air on LIFETIME SUNDAY Dec 12th, 3PM & on LIFETIME MOVIE CHANNEL on Dec 20th 8pm EST.
ATLAS SHRUGGED Development of screenplay includes Part One of book. Polk reports "I am working hard and doing my best in the best interest of the film and with fans of the book in mind."
ATLAS SHRUGGED starts official pre production. Polk of Providence asked to produce and direct. Principle photography set for June.
THE DIVIDED is an official selection for Spy Film Festival in DC the first week of October. Providence will also be co-hosting special screenings in honor of the troops and those who serve.
COMPLETED SCREENPLAYS. Providence is considering one sheets describing projects to be produced for 1-2 million. Disclosure: Providence is not responsible to submissions if similar projects are currently under consideration, in development or pre production.
THE DIVIDED will screen the second weekend in May at Washington's DC's GI FIlm Festival. Producers invited to Capital building and met Nancy Pelosi. PIRATE CAMP will screen at the Del Ray Film Festival May 22nd.
BAGGAGE (aka HOLIDAY BAGGAGE) continues to test screen with a growing number of Festivals. April 25th at the Palm Beach Film Festival and May 19th at the Del Ray Festival. At both festivals, Polk will sit on panels covering the art and business of film-making.
A faith based film initiative is growing and spreading enthusiasm about HOLIDAY BAGGAGE The new facebook group is introducing the film and book to family organization, churches, and other potential partners with new scripts.
HOLIDAY BAGGAGE test screens and makes news in Chicago. Cheryl Ladd says "I think there are so many people who want to see something like this movie that has something positive to say about faith and family." Barry Bostwick adds, "it's a gem of a film and a true leap of faith for all." Polk say, "Without a marketing machine behind we are grateful for the grass roots support."
HOLIDAY BAGGAGE test screens at Arclight on Sunset in Hollywood to a sold out audience and overwhelmingly positive response. Cheryl Ladd and Barry Bostwick are planning to appear at premiere screening TBA.
HOLIDAY BAGGAGE - THEATRICAL OR TV Providence set to negotiate deal.
PIRATE CAMP is on the shelves next to PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, available at Hollywood Video near you.
7/21/08 - Providence is posting and selling KILLER BY NATURE Starring Ron Perlman (HELLBOY) and Armand Assante.
PIRATE CAMP after Official Selection, received award from KIDS FIRST FILM FESTIVAL
7/10/08 - Finishing and for sale THE DIVIDED starring Jeremy London.
Providence is invited to Michigan to assess tax incentives and locations for two new projects in development.
BAGGAGE starts production in Chicago; post in LA.
PROVIDENCE's negotiates and sells PIRATE CAMP DVD, a distribution deal with top value branded companies in the world.
MEANINGFUL MOVIES Providence will begin productions and acquisitions of an unspecified number of features for limited Theatrical and DVD rights. "Our new madate is to develop, promote and distribute films that entertain while inspiring humanity, action, and vision, films that are appropriate for families."
KIDS WITH A CAUSE is working with producers of PIRATE CAMP and Socially Conscious Cinema to promote a series of screenings at High Schools to discover the "Gold of Good Deeds."
PROVIDENCE Providence announces a fund for a new division of family friendly and faith based films.
PIRATE CAMP makes the news
11/12/06 - Providence produces DIVIDED WE STAND a military man on a covert assignment comes home from Iraq to save his sister from the war at home. A controversial, edgy look at family identity, marriage, values, and intimacy caught up in anger, war, and life threatening circumstances. Written by Rip Pauley.
9/2/06 CORBIN BERNSEN and SETH ATKINS are set to star in PIRATE CAMP with CHRIS RYDELL and JOHN KASSIR.
5/10/06 - PIRATE CAMP Providence Productions and Antibody Films penned a deal to produce PIRATE CAMP scheduled for early September on location in the Florida. PIRATE CAMP is the first in a series of Providence family films, a spirited adventure comedy. Following in the footsteps of the hugely successful Pirates of the Caribbean 2.
5/8/06 - REVO LOU TION opens in NYC on May 19 after outperforming conventionally publicized releases at LA box office and catching the attention of NBC and CNN. (See website or go to foundationforconscioushumanity.org)
3/1/06 - KRISTEN KERR makes the spotlight for the title role in "Black Dahlia" and co-star role in "Inland Empire" directed by David Lynch (see Vairety.com)
1/6/06 - REVO LOU TION directed by Brett Carr opens in Los Angeles at
12/5/05 - As determined by the recent website contest RevoLOUtion is
1/10/06 - THE LAST PATIENT renamed DR. RAGE directed by Jeff
9/4/05 - DR. RAGE is sold to England and released in Blockbuster.
8/12/05 - GOD SEX & APPLE PIE has a successful
DVD release with
4/18/05 - REVOLUTION screenings to full capacity in Cincinnati, rave
1/30/02 - CHERISH has been selected and screened at SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL and given 4 out of 5 stars by Roger Ebert.
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