DP for BET's "Tales Talent Search - Raleigh"
Had a blast working with BET as the Director of Photography on the "Tales Talent Search" stop in Raleigh. One of the things I love about my job is the varied subject matter and the interesting personalities and characters I get to work with. Thanks to the producers and great crew for making this a super fun project! Shout our to Beverly Boy Productions for the opportunity.
Wilmington & Beaches Convention and Visitor's Bureau "Museums" Project
Continuing our longstanding relationship with the Wilmington & Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau, we shot a feature on Wilmington area museums. Thank you to the Cameron Art Museum, The Wilmington Children's Museam, and the Wilmington Railroad Museum for your cooperation and hospitality! Visit www.wilmingtonandbeaches.com to see all that the Wilmington area has to offer.
EPK for "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" (Feature) Fox Searchlight
Fortunate to have the opportunity to work on this feature film about the life of Tammy Faye Bakker. Will be in Charlotte quite a bit in November and December. Starring two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield and Vencent D'Onofrio. Thanks to my friends at Mob Scene for keeping me busy this year!
EPK for "The Georgetown Project" (Feature), Miramax
Promos for Hulu Series "Reprisal"
Wilmington has been buzzing with activity this year and I had the opportunity to operate on a series of social media promos for the new HULU series "Reprisal". Keep an eye out on your IG and Facebook feeds for these retro chic ads! (I shot the car interiors.) Thanks to my friends at Mob Scene for the opportunity!
A&E Shows "Live PD" and "America's Top Dog"
Had a great experience working with Big Fish Productions on interviews and b-roll for these two A&E shows.
Wilmington & Beaches Convention and Visitor's Bureau Project
Spent all summer producing, shooting and editing 26 tourism videos for the Wilmington & Beaches Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Thanks to the great cast, crew, and local business owners who helped make this project a success! Visit www.wilmingtonandbeaches.com to see all that the Wilmington area has to offer.
EPK for DC Comics/Warner Bros. Series "Swamp Thing"
It has been a busy winter/spring having completed 34 days of EPK on the upcoming DC Universe series "Swamp Thing"! Looking forward to its debut on May 31! Thanks to my friends at Mob Scene for the opportunity!
Kit Yarrow Interview for Al Jazeera
Had a great interview shoot with marketing expert Kit Yarrow for Al Jazeera UKs show "The Listening Post". The segment on Purpose Marketing can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b3x6SHsrUI&vl=en
Derek Mears Interview for "Alita: Battle Angel"
We get to meet some great people in our line of work, but we had the unique pleasure of working with Derek Mears last week. Derek plays "Romo" in the Robert Rodriguez / James Cameron sci-fi epic "Alita: Battle Angel". Since Derek is currently in Wilmington working on location for another project, we were able to provide studio space, a green screen set, camera and sound services for his EPK interview. Derek is an absolute pleasure to work with and gave one of the most thoughtful interviews any of us have ever witnessed. We definitely look forward to an opportunity to work with Derek again!
EPK for DC Comics/Warner Bros. Series "Swamp Thing"
It's a dream come true to be working on the epic series "Swamp Thing" right here at home in Wilmington, NC. It's a real treat to be working along side the super-talented Wilmington-based production crew again! Amazing sets and special effects make this job a pleasure!
EPK/BTS for A24 feature, "Zola"
In Tampa, FL shooting EPK/BTS footage and interviews on this cutting-edge true story based on an epic viral Twitter thread. Starring Taylour Paige, Riley Keough, Colman Domingo, Nicholas Braun, Jason Mitchell. Director Janicza Bravo
EPK for A24 Feature "Waves"
In South Florida this week shooting EPK interview for the feature film, "Waves". Produced by the brilliant folks at A24 (Moonlight, The Florida Project, Lady Bird), "Waves" stars Taylor Russell, Lucas Hedges, Sterling K. Brown .
EPK for Feature Film, "Words On Bathroom Walls"
So happy to be back on a movie set in Wilmington, NC! Shooting Electronic Press Kit interviews and Behind-the-Scenes footage for “Words On Bathroom Walls". Starring Andy Garcia, Charlie Plummer, Molly Parker, Walton Goggins, Beth Grant. Wonderful to see the talented Wilmington film crew together again!
ABC World News Tonight & Good Morning America
Shot an interview related to the Marine Corps Facebook scandal for ABC World News Tonight with David Muir & Good Morning America
Documentary Shoot in Rwanda
Enjoyed 8 days in the beautiful country of Rwanda shooting documentary footage and interviews for SOLID AFRICA:
Short film, “Beatrice"
Charlotte Band, Minutes & Years, Music Video
DP/Camera Operator. Lead singer Jarron Strom went on to become a contestant on NBC's "The Voice"
New Hanover Regional Medical Center - Surgery B-roll
E! Entertainment Television - Janelle Evans “Teen Mom”
New Hanover Regional Medical Center - Zimmer Cancer Center “Pink Ribbon” Video
Greenfield Lake Amphitheater Promotional Video
DP/Camera Operator. Bands included Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, JJ Grey & Mofro
HBO First Look for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” debuts
Director of Photography/Camera Operator
Phoenix Hometown Hires promotional video
Coldwell Banker Seacoast Advantage
DP/Camera Operator for Interviews and B-roll
Behind-the-Scenes for TNT series "Good Behavior"
Grateful for the opportunity to shoot behind-the-scenes footage for TNT's new series, "Good Behavior" this week, starring Michelle Dockery of "Downton Abbey" fame.
"3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
We are now on location near Asheville, NC shooting EPK/BTS on "3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri". Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, and Peter Dinklage.
"The Choice" to open February 5th
JANUARY 13, 2016
EPK Films provided EPK and Behind-The-Scenes services for Nicholas Sparks' latest installment, "The Choice". Opening nationwide February 9th, "The Choice" features Benjamin Walker ("Into The Heart of the Sea") and Teresa Palmer ("Point Break"). EPK Films has a long history with Nicholas Sparks and we were honored to work on this film.
"FIST FIGHT" Begins Production in Atlanta
OCTOBER 7, 2015
We are in Atlanta this week shooting BTS/EPK on the feature film "Fist Fight", starring Charlie Day, Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan and Dean Norris. This is Tracy Morgan's first film project since his accident. It has been great working with this cast and crew so far! Thanks to all for being so welcoming and accommodating.
"The Choice" Release Date Announced
Last year we had the pleasure of being the embedded EPK camera on the set of the feature film "The Choice", based on the Nicholas Sparks novel. It was truly a wonderful experience to work with such a tight-knit and talented cast and crew. It was announced today that "The Choice" will be released into theaters everywhere on February 5, 2016. We are looking forward to seeing the final product!
"The Longest Ride" Opens Today!
APRIL 10, 2015
We were fortunate enough to be chosen to shoot all of the Behind-The-Scenes and EPK footage for Nicholas Sparks' "The Longest Ride" which opens in theaters today! Search "The Longest Ride" on Youtube for special features and exclusive interviews.
Under The Dome Season 2 DVD and Blu-Ray Release Today
DECEMBER 10, 2014
We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to work on "Under The Dome" Season 2 earlier this year. The entire season is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray, including Behind-The-Scenes footage and bonus material that we shot. See a sneak peek and some of our work here:
EPK Films is providing EPK/Behind-the-Scenes and Publicity Video production services for the feature film "Paper Towns", now filming in Charlotte, NC. "Paper Towns" is the third young adult novel by John Green, author of "The Fault In Our Stars".
Today kicks off production for yet another Nicholas Sparks film to be shot in Wilmington, "The Choice." EPK Films is along for ride providing EPK/Behind-the-Scenes and Publicity Video production services.
"The Longest Ride" Wraps
Just wrapped on "The Longest Ride" with 23 days of exclusive interviews and amazing behind-the-scenes footage of stunts, bull riding, and special effects.
"Under the Dome" Season 2 Wraps
"That's a wrap!" for season 2 of CBS's hit television series "Under the Dome." We had a great time filming interviews with the cast and catching behind-the-scenes footage of incredible stunts and special effects.
"Homeland" Emmy Nominations
Congratulation to the cast and crew of "Homeland," shot on location in Charlotte, NC, for its multiple Emmy nominations this year. We wish you the best of luck!
"The Longest Ride"
We are scheduled for 17 days behind-the-scenes on "The Longest Ride," the latest film adaptation from New York Times Best-Selling author, Nicholas Sparks. Sparks is also the author of "Safe Haven" "The Notebook" and "A Walk to Remember."
"Sleepy Hollow" Season 2
FOX's "Sleepy Hollow" is back for season 2, and that means more behind-the-scenes time for EPK Films.
"Under the Dome"
Shooting behind-the-scenes footage and interviews for season 2 of CBS's "Under the Dome."
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year, and cheers to another successful year at EPK Films! Can't wait to see what sets 2014 brings us to!
"American Country Awards"
Shooting promotional ads for the American Country Awards with country music star, Trace Adkins and NASCAR driver, Danica Patrick. Airing on FOX this December.
Chris Varner is shooting behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and promotional video for the FOX series, "Sleepy Hollow."
"The Perfect Summer"
Chris Varner is shooting behind-the-scenes footage and interviews for the made-for-TV movie, "The Perfect Summer" starring Eric Roberts, Sydney Penny, and Jason Castro.
EPK Films' Dusty Powers & Chris Varner shot behind-the-scenes footage and interviews for director Casey La Scala's post-apocalyptic feature film, "The Remaining." Thank you to Grossmyth Entertainment for the opportunity.
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! 2012 was a great year for EPK Films and we are looking forward to an even better 2013! Keep checking back for updates on projects throughout the year.
Thank-You to Our Clients
Many thanks to our great clients this year: Trailer Park, M3 Creative, Sunny Boy Entertainment, The Cimarron Group, LD Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Television, Warner Brothers, and Relativity Media.
"The Witches of East End"
Shooting behind-the-scenes footage and interviews for the Lifetime Network pilot "The Witches of East End."
"We're the Millers"
Just completed over 20 days on the set of "We're the Millers" starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, and Ed Helms. Shot on location in Wilmington, NC, and New Mexico. B-Roll and interviews shot with the Sony F3.
Shooting interviews with the cast of Nicholas Sparks' new feature film, "Safe Haven" starring Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough. All interviews are being shot with the Sony F3.
"Iron Man III"
Shooting interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and special features for Marvel's "Iron Man III' starring Robert Downey Jr and Gwyneth Paltrow.
"The Devil's Rapture"
Shooting behind-the-scenes footage and interviews for horror/thriller, "The Devil's Rapture" starring Colm Meaney, Rufus Sewell, and Jennifer Carpenter.