SNOWFALL FILMS produced features:
UNDERTAKING BETTY (aka “PLOTS WITH A VIEW”)
2002 – British comedy with actors Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina, Naomi Watts, Lee Evans and Christopher Walken and British director Nick Hurran. Miramax is the domestic distributor. UNDERTAKING BETTY has won a BAFTA award and is now touring as a musical stage play in German, Austria and Switzerland.
2003 – British/Canadian production of the psychological suspense film staring James Caan, Genevieve Bujo2000ld, Maribel Verdu and Jennifer Tilly with Spanish director Alberto Sciamma. JERICHO MANSIONS was an official selection at the 2003 Montreal Film Festival and at the 2004 Hollywood Film Festival.
THE HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS
2004 – Writer/director Asia Argento’s drama which is based on the novel by J.T. LeRoy staring Asia Argento, Marilyn Manson, Winona Ryder and Peter Fonda. The film premiered during the Directors Fortnight at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival and screened to high acclaim at the 2004 Toronto Film Festival.
2005 – British/Canadian family comedy which 6 – stars Dean Cain, Laurie Holden, Tim Curry, Jennifer Tilly and Jon Lovitz as the talking dog.
2006 – The first film in the slate of thriller/horror movies under the WindChill Films genre division. CANDY STRIPERS sold to ScreenGems for U.S. DVD distribution.
SÉANCE (psychological thriller)
2006 – with writer/director Mark L. Smith (“The Revenant” “Vacancy”) and actor Adrian Paul (“Highlander” TV Series). LionsGate is distributing SÉANCE which won Best Picture at the Shockerfest Film Festival.
DESERT OF BLOOD (horror)
2008 – Executive Produced with Producer Drew Brody and writer/director Don Henry.
2009 – Stars Kevin Dobson and Chris Conrad. It is distributed by LionsGate.
2011 – Co-produced with the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) which Stephen Herek (“Mr. Holland’s Opus”, “101 Dalmatians”) directed. The film premiered in February 2011 and featured Ariel Winter (“Modern Family”) and wrestling super star Paul Levesque (Triple H). THE CHAPERONE is distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
THE CALLING (based on the novel of the same title)
2013 – Co-exec produced the thriller with producers at Breaking Ball Films, Manis Films (“Ides of March”) and exec producer Christine Vachon (Boys Don’t Cry), with Jason Stone directing and Sony doing distribution. The cast includes Susan Sarandon, Ellen Burstyn, Donald Sutherland, Topher Grace, Gil Bellows and Christopher Heyerdahl.
MOST LIKELY TO DIE (Thriller)
2015 – Stars Heather Morris, Jake Busey and Perez Hilton and it’s directed by Anthony DiBlasi. The film is distributed by MarVista Entertainment and it has a theatrical release in the US on Friday the 13th, in May, 2016.
TIME TOYS (Family sci-fi action adventure)
2016 – Stars Ed Bagley Jr, Greg Germann and WWE’s Rob Van Dam and was written and directed by Mark Rosman (“The Cinderella Story” “The Perfect Man”)
In 2012 Snowfall Films, Inc. President, Suzanne Lyons’ book “Indie Film Producing: The Craft of Low Budget Filmmaking” was published and launched by Focal Press (Taylor and Francis Publishing). For info go to: www.suzannelyons.net/indiefilm .
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