TALK STORY PROD. WRAPS SHOOTING 5 SHORTS FOR HIFF

TALK STORY PROD. WRAPS SHOOTING 5 SHORTS FOR HIFF

THE SHORT LIST USES ALL LOCAL TALENT

 

 

 

THE SHORT LIST is a series of short films that are 100 percent produced from Hawaii  talent. The “episodes” include: HOTEL STREETTHE PROTECTOR, ROUND UP, ONE EVENING IN THE BLUE LIGHT BAR & GRILL, and BAIT will film tomorrow in Honolulu HarborThe films will premier at this October’s Hawaii International Film Festival…

 

 

Talk Story Productions may be best known for producing The Tempest starring Hellen Mirren and the TV series Beyond the Break...   is a series of short films t 100% produced from homegrown talent from Hawaii. The episodes include: HOTEL STREET, THE PROTECTOR, ROUND UP, ONE EVENING IN THE BLUE LIGHT BAR & GRILL, and BAIT….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bait features local actors Dann Seki, Pomai Brown, Blossom Hoffman (both shown above), Marlene Sai, Charlotte Dias, Lynn Halevi, Duane Char, Tracie Toguchi, and Aidan Laprete Powell…Brown and Hoffman appeared in Kathleen Mann’s Lychie Thieves that also showed at HIFF…Laprete also appeared in another of Talk Story shorts,  Bluelight directed by Gerard Elmore...

 

 

 

 

THE OAHU PREMIER OF AWARD-WINNING COMEDY GET A JOB PLAYS HAWAII THEATER AUG. 12 & 13  BAREFOOT NATIVES, HENRY KAPONO AND DIRECTOR IN Q&A SESSION

 

 GET A JOB, the award-winning motion picture comedy produced entirely in Hawaii and starring Willie K, Eric Gilliom, and many of the island’s top entertainers and musicians, will screen its Oahu premiere athe Hawaii Theatre with opening night gala proceeds benefitting the Hawaii Theatre…

 

 

 

Part of both events will be the dedication of the film to the late Charles Ka’upu, a cast member and cultural icon who passed away July 13. The two stars of GET A JOB, Willie K & Eric Gilliom will perform as the Barefoot Natives before the movie on Aug. 12. Another star of the film, Henry Kapono, will perform songs from his new CD “Henry” prior to the screening Aug. 13. Both evenings, writer/director Brian Kohne will conduct a Q & A following the screening and the audience will be invited onstage for a  autograph session with the cast members.

 

 

 

The movie won the Jury Award at the Las Vegas Film Festival. GET A JOB has won top prizes in each of the four film festivals in which it has screened…The film’s trailer can be seen at www.getajobmovie.com …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lots of water action Friday  for Hawaii Five-0 at Waimanalo Beach Park  where the production was shooting its second season two episode “Ua Lawe Wale”…The Waimanalo location was “standing in” for Maunaloa Bay where a stand-up paddleboard contest and awards ceremony were played out…The production was taking no safety risks employing four stunt water safety people plus marine coordinator Victor Lozano…Water safety personnel included Brian and Rusty Keaulana, Noah Johnson and Terry Ahue…Water camera operator was Mike Prickett...The production used four support boats and four Jet Skis…

 

 

 

 

According to sources, a Go Pro camera in a watertight housing was used on at least one of the paddleboards…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hawaii actor Dennis Chun‘s recurring character Sgt. Lukela is back. Chun is the son of Kam Fong who played Det. Chin Ho Kelly in the original series…Hayley Chase (above) co stars in this episode as Jenn Hasley…Halie Harrison was Chase’s stunt double….

 

 

 

 

The Hawaii Film Studio at Diamond Head is getting some sprucing up for the arrival of the cast and crew of ABC’s new series The River…Trailers are being cleaned, set being built and dollies and ATVs scrubbed…Filming is set to begin on Oahu Aug. 22…

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