|August 15, 2011||
Amber Melody Music Video Completed
Filmplane Entertainment completes Amber Melody’s latest music video, titled “I Don’t Want Your Money”. Look for the video to appear on this site soon.
|August 12, 2011||
The Darkness Descending Wins at STTV Awards
The Darkness Descending, Continuum Pictures hard-hitting webseries about the hidden world beneath the streets of New York, wins the Viewers Choice Award for Best Action/Drama at the Stay Tuned TV Awards. Frank Krueger, creator of the Series, accepted the award in Los Angeles.
|August 8, 2011||Continuum Pictures opens offices on Paramount Lot|
|July 23, 2011||
Darkness Descending Plays at FilmBreak Web Fest
Continuum Pictures’ web series “The Darkness Descending”, created by Frank Krueger, plays at the FilmBreak LA Web Fest. Special thanks to Taylor McPartland and Darren Marble for allowing us to be a part of their event.
|July 15, 2011||
Anthony Saenz Joins Continuum Team
Continuum Pictures is proud to announce the addition of Anthony Saenz to its ranks. Anthony will be working as a Line Producer and a Production Manager.
|July 1, 2011||
Bruce Nahin joins Continuum Pictures Team
Continuum Pictures is proud to announce Bruce Nahin as the new Vice President of Business Affairs. Additionally, joining Continuum is Bruce’s team of Brian Hemenway, Neil Turner, and Amanda Shawhan.
|June 18, 2011||
Coverage Added to Amber Melody Music Video
Continuum Pictures and Filmplane Entertainment film additional coverage for Amber Melody’s music video titled “Ears Are Like Fashion”.
|June 12, 2011||
“Mano a Mano” Trailer Screened at Networking Event
The trailer for “Mano a Mano” was screened and well-received at a networking event sponsored by “Cal Alumni in Arts and Entertainment”, courtesy of filmmaker and Cal Alumnus David Herrera.
|June 5, 2011||
“Sirens” Completes Pick-up Shots
In the midst of post-production on “Sirens”, Continuum Pictures and Filmplane Entertainment film the remaining pick-up shots needed to picture-wrap the film.
|May 2, 2011||
“Project First Strike” Officially Launches
Continuum Pictures and Filmplane Entertainment officially announce a joint venture called “Project First Strike”, which is aimed at giving first-time filmmakers a chance to complete their own creation.
|April 29, 2011||
“Bob’s Fight” Screens at FilmBreak’s Comedy Web Fest
FilmBreak founders Taylor McPartland and Darren Marble have chosen “Bob’s Fight”, one of Continuum’s “Bob” Webisodes, to screen at their Comedy Web Fest in Santa Monica. The “Bob” Webisodes star Richard Scott, Scott Hayman and Blake Beaudette.
|April 16, 2011||
Continuum Pictures Forms Deal With Lawrence Williams
Lawrence Williams, head of Diversity Pictures, has formed a co-production deal with Continuum Pictures.
|April 1, 2011||
Actor Mesindo Pompa Joins “Taught in Cold Blood”
Continuum Pictures finalizes its cast for “Taught in Cold Blood” with the addition of actor Mesindo Pompa. Mesindo joins as “Tony”, the sadistic killer who begins to mentor a lonely high school student named Cameron, being played by Luke Lippold.
Actress Sara Drust Cast in “Taught in Cold Blood”
Continuum Pictures’ dramatic thriller titled “Taught in Cold Blood” has welcomed actress Sara Drust to its cast. Sara will be playing the lead role of “Amy”.
|March 18, 2011||
Continuum Pictures Completes “The Bouncer”
Continuum Pictures completes “The Bouncer”, a short film action/drama directed by Joel Murray starring Vinny Cecere and Chelese Belmont.
|November 2, 2010||
Continuum Launches New Web Site
After the well-received four year run of our last web site, Continuum has taken the wraps off of our brand new site with a new look, more content, more media, and fully mobile-friendly video.
Read the announcement for more information or to post a comment.
|October 28, 2010||
Danny Torres on LA Talk Radio’s Mother Love Show
Continuum President Danny Torres was interviewed again today on LA Talk Radio, this time for the Mother Love Show.
Update: Listen Online
|October 18, 2010||
Danny Torres on LA Talk Radio’s Indies In Motion
Continuum President Danny Torres was interviewed today on LA Talk Radio, by host Rick Mizuno of Indies In Motion.
Update: Listen Online
|October 8, 2010||
Continuum Enters Packaging Deal With Affinity
Continuum Pictures Producers Danny Torres and James Duval have entered into an agreement with Affinity Artist Agency’s Erich C Smith for the packaging of scripted and non-scripted television. Additionally, Continuum will be producing feature films and developing talent with Mr. Smith and Affinity.
|October 6, 2010||
Taught In Cold Blood Now In Production
The Continuum Pictures thriller Taught In Cold Blood is now in production, helmed by director P. David Miller and starring Mesindo Pompa (Mano a Mano) and newcomers Luke Lippold, Robin Quinn Trudeau, and Loydene Williamson.
Taught In Cold Blood is written by Darien Harte and produced by Scott Hayman, Darien Harte, and Tyler Ross. Mark R. Lillig is the Director of Photography. Executive Producers are James Duval and Danny Torres.
|September 27, 2010||
Continuum Acquires The Tribe
Continuum Pictures purchases Nicholl Fellowship Finalist script titled “The Tribe,” written by Michael Canales.
|September 23, 2010||
Joel Murray’s The Bouncer Wrapped
Continuum Pictures today wrapped principal photography on the television teaser The Bouncer, directed by Joel Murray.
A stranger appears in a small California town to escape his dark past, only to be thrust into a violent property war between a local business owner and a well-funded casino.
|September 11, 2010||
Shining Star Kids’ Charity Event
Continuum producers Richard Scott, Mark Lillig, and Tyler Ross proudly provided production services for the Shining Star Kids of America charity fundraiser at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills.
Shining Star Kids of America is a Sonoma, California ranch providing a second home and critical help to young adults leaving the foster care program. Continuum partnered with Keith Barrows of Stone Crazy Films to produce video of this event, and Mark Lillig flew to the Sonoma ranch to shoot video of Shining Star in action.
Richard Scott also appeared on stage to introduce a teaser for Continuum and Blue Dragon Entertainment’s series The Darkness Descending, which is set against the backstory of New York’s homelessness. Reaching out to charities working with the homeless—including those helping to prevent it—has been an ongoing goal of the series.
Katharine Pacino produced the event.
|September 2, 2010||
Continuum Films Nichelle Nichols Endorsement
Continuum producers Mark Lillig and Richard Scott, with Keith Barrows of Stone Crazy Films, recorded an endorsement with legendary Star Trek actor Nichelle Nichols for the Shining Star Kids of America charity.
|August 30, 2010||
Jason Durdon To Head Filmplane
Continuum welcomes producer Jason Durdon as the new head of Continuum’s independent film production arm Filmplane Entertainment. Mr. Durdon directed the Continuum horror feature The Absents and short film Sirens, and hails from an extensive background in post-production, editing, and digital effects.
|August 29, 2010||Mitsein Screened At Indian Film Festival|
|August 15, 2010||
Ocean Front Property completed
The romantic comedy Ocean Front Property has completed post-production.
|July 18, 2010||
Continuum Films Horror Short Sirens
Continuum has wrapped principal photography on the apocalyptic horror short Sirens, directed by Jason Durdon. In the hills above destroyed Los Angeles, a few scattered survivors do what they must to survive.
Sirens is currently undergoing digital effects work to realize Jason Durdon’s vision of a metropolis abandoned and destroyed.
|July 8, 2010||
Danny Torres Interviewed By Alison Richards
Continuum President Danny Torres was interviewed today by filmmaker Alison Richards. Read The Interview
|July 2, 2010||
“Dramatic” in Revolver Magazine
Continuum shot the music video with director Austin Anderson in January, 2010.
|March 26, 2010||
The Darkness Descending Screened At LA WebFest
The dramatic web series The Darkness Descending was screened at the Los Angeles Web Series Film Festival today.
|March 1, 2010||
P. David Miller joins Continuum
P. David Miller has joined Continuum as a producer, stunt coordinator, special effects coordinator, fight choreographer, and director. He is slated to direct Terraform in early 2011.
|February 27, 2010||
Continuum Films “Couples Therapy”
Continuum filmed the short Couples Therapy today, directed by Tyler Ross. A young married couple’s frustrations boil over into the therapist’s room, where a shocking truth is uncovered.
|February 26, 2010||
Studio Vet Katchman Joins Continuum
Continuum has added Michael Katchman to lead its distribution team. An executive-level sales and marketing veteran, Michael was instrumental to the successes of Orion, MGM, Lionsgate, and First Look from 1990 to 2007.
|February 19, 2010||
The Darkness Descending Screened At Cinespace
Several episodes of the web series The Darkness Descending were screened at a promotional Streamy Awards event at Cinespace, Hollywood today, where it received an amazing reaction from the audience.
|February 18, 2010||
Mitsein nominated for Best Screenplay at Beloit
Mitsein was named as a finalist in the Best Screenplay contest after screening as an Official Selection of the festival.
|January 22, 2010||
Continuum Films Music Video Dramatic
Continuum wrapped production on the music video Dramatic today for the rock group The Deliverance.
Dramatic tells the story of musician Grant Petty’s own journey from Dallas to Los Angeles and the people he had to leave behind. Music video directed by Austin Anderson.
|December 18, 2009||
Now On Twitter
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|December 5, 2009||
Mitsein Screened At Zero Film Festival
Mitsein is named an Official Selection and screened at the Zero Film Festival
|November 21, 2009||Mitsein Wins Nevada Fest’s Golden Reel Award|
|November 2, 2009||Mitsein in Mumbai Film Festival|
|October 22, 2009||The Darkness Descending now on Koldcast|
|October 9, 2009||Mitsein Wins Best Art Feature at Eugene Fest|
|September 26, 2009||Reel Sisters Screens Mitsein|
|August 13, 2009||
OMG! Wrong Party screened at Hollyshorts
The Continuum and Vanity Pictures comedy short OMG! Wrong Party has been screened at The Hollyshorts Short Film Festival.
|July 24, 2009||
New York Times reviews Sabor Tropical
The New York Times has reviewed Continuum’s international co-production Sabor Tropical.
|June 24, 2009||
Variety reviews Sabor Tropical
Variety has reviewed Sabor Tropical, Continuum Pictures’ first international production which was shot on location in Los Angeles, Panama, and London.
|June 20, 2009||
Mitsein screened at USFF
2009 Festival Listing (via the Internet Archive)
|May 23, 2009||
Mitsein wins Silver Palm Award
Mitsein wins the Silver Palm award at the Mexico International Film Festival.
|May 17, 2009||
Thirteen or so Minutes In NZ Film Festival
Thirteen or so Minutes is an Official Selection at Out Takes Film Festival in New Zealand.
|May 6, 2009||
No Words Premieres At TBF Fest
No Words premieres at the British Film Festival in Redondo Beach.
|April 16, 2009||
Continuum To Distribute F.64 Feature Films
Continuum Pictures and F.64’s Eric Minh Swenson have entered into a three-year production and distribution agreement. The first of these films to be released is Hollywood and Vine followed by Match and Jealous.
|April 12, 2009||
The Darkness Descending Wraps First Season
Redemption: The Darkness Descending wrapped four of the webisodes today, as well as the film’s teaser trailer.
|April 11, 2009||
Hollywood RPM, Ken Kauffman Representing Continuum
Continuum Pictures signed today with Hollywood RPM Talent Management founder Ken Kaufman. Ken will specifically represent Danny Torres and James Duval as writers, directors and producers, while representing the interests of Continuum Pictures as a production company.
|April 10, 2009||
Web Series The Darkness Descending Now In Production
Redemption: The Darkness Descending, a web series and film, began shooting in Gardena today. This represents a yearlong journey between Continuum Pictures and producers Frank Krueger, Wylie Smalls, and director Mark Clebanoff.
|April 2, 2009||
Rivercoast Now Distributing Continuum’s Films
Continuum Pictures has entered into an agreement for Direct-to-DVD releases for an unspecified number of movies with Rivercoast Films.
|April 1, 2009||
Filmplane begins production on The Chase
The Chase, a short being co-produced by Filmplane, began shooting today.
|March 26, 2009||
Two Award Nominations For Thirteen or so Minutes
Thirteen or so Minutes is an Official Selection at Method Fest Independent Film Festival. The two leads, Carlos Salas and Nick Soper, were nominated for best actor.
|March 9, 2009||
No Words moves into Post
No Words, a short film directed by Tenaya Cleveland, has entered post.
|March 4, 2009||
Continuum Distributing Aparna Malladi’s Mitsein
Continuum Pictures will complete post-production on and distribute the film Mitsein, writer/director Aparna Malladi’s beautifully lyrical piece celebrating a woman’s journey into emotional and spiritual freedom. In addition, Continuum will produce another feature with Ms. Malladi.
|February 26, 2009||
Sabor Tropical Wraps Filming
Sabor Tropical has wrapped principal photography.
|February 22, 2009||
Visual Effects Company Formed
Continuum Animation and Visual Effects (CAVE) was formed today with Vincent Wong as its head and the new company was launched with the delivery of the concept presentation for Continuum’s first animated feature. CAVE represents a partnership with Vincent and the seven Continuum Partners and is expected to be a stand-alone company by mid 2010. It’s primary goal is to provide effects and logos for all of Continuum Pictures productions and subsidiaries.
|February 19, 2009||
Sabor Tropical Now Filming In Panama
Sabor Tropical has officially begun production with part of our team on its way to Los Tablas, Panama. The film stars Matthew Leitch as a travel blogger sent to cover Carnivale. The film also stars Jose Rosette and writer/director Jorge Ameer. Austin Anderson is the producer and cinematographer on the project.
|February 15, 2009||
The Greatest Secret in the Universe now in Production
The Greatest Secret in the Universe, a short written and directed by Darien Harte, started shooting today. This is a Filmplane production.
New Continuum Pictures Animated Logo
The new animated logo for Continuum Pictures is delivered today.
|February 12, 2009||
Mano a Mano Photography Completed
Mano a Mano has wrapped principal photography and now enters post.
|January 27, 2009||
The Deliverance video -Wicked Heart shooting today
The music video for the band The Deliverance for their song “Wicked Heart” began shooting today in West Hollywood.
|January 13, 2009||
Ocean Front Property Shoots Today
Ocean Front Property began shooting today at a sports bar. The film stars Suzette Tomlinson, writer/director Joseph Neibich, Ryan Watson, and Corey Skaggs, who has flown in from New York for his role.
|January 1, 2009||
House of Adam Opens in Panama
House of Adam opens in Panama City.
|December 11, 2008||
Two Rooms In The Valley Available on DVD
Two Rooms In The Valley is released on DVD.
|November 23, 2008||
OMG! Wrong Party by Lauren Pena Filming today
OMG! Wrong Party, a short film written and directed by Lauren Pena, begins filming today. This is a co-production between Vanity Pictures and Continuum Pictures.
|November 6, 2008||
Thirteen or so Minutes Selected in the U.K.
Thirteen or so Minutes is an Official Selection at FilmStock in Luton, UK.
|October 31, 2008||
House of Adam Opens in Miami
House of Adam opens in Miami, Florida.
|September 20, 2008||
Mano a Mano shooting in Apple Valley Today
Mano a Mano, an action/thriller written and directed by Matthew Dyer, has begun shooting in Apple Valley, CA. The film stars Luis Villafranca, Mesindo Pompa and Omar Santiago.
|September 5, 2008||
House of Adam Opens in LA
House of Adam opens in Los Angeles.
|August 23, 2008||
Thirteen or so Minutes Screens in Palm Springs
Thirteen or so Minutes screens at the Palm Springs International ShortFest.
|August 22, 2008||
House of Adam Opens in NYC
House of Adam opens in New York City.
|August 9, 2008||
The Mourning Son is now in Production
The Mourning Son, a short film written and directed by Kenan Alsarabi, went into production today. This is a Filmplane production.
|July 20, 2008||
Thirteen or so Minutes Wins At New York Fest
Thirteen or so Minutes has won Best Alternative Short at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival.
|July 7, 2008||
Continuum Pictures now in reality T.V.
Continuum Pictures and creator Laura Lester entered into an agreement with Wolper Entertainment to produce and shop the reality show titled Fearless Fems.
|June 3, 2008||
Midnight Snack and Thirteen or so Minutes on DVD
Midnight Snack and Thirteen or so Minutes are released on DVD.
|May 28, 2008||
House of Adam Opens in Mexico City
House of Adam opens in Mexico City, beginning its South American release.
|May 23, 2008||
Convict completes Photography
Convict completes its last day of principal photography.
|May 8, 2008||
Thirteen or so Minutes Wins Best Short At Honolulu
Thirteen or so Minutes has had its world premiere at the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, and was named Best Short Film. Continuum and Branden Blinn produced the beautifully shot dramatic short about two strangers coming to terms with themselves after a chance encounter.
|May 5, 2008||
Midnight Snack Premieres in Mexico City
Midnight Snack premieres in Mexico City.
|April 27, 2008||
House of Adam ready for Distribution
House of Adam, written and directed by Jorge Ameer, exits post in preparation for its international theatrical release. Continuum completed the post-production of the film to prepare it for its final theatrical exhibition.
|March 27, 2008||
Feature Film Convict in Production
Convict went into production today. Written and directed by Austin Anderson, this represents Filmplane’s first large indie project. The film stars Richard Scott and Wes Scarpias and was co-written by Tyler Ross.
|March 21, 2008||
Thirteen or so Minutes shoots Today
Thirteen or so Minutes, a short film written and directed by Branden Blinn, begins production today. Distributed through Ariztical, the short is a co-production between Filmplane and the Branden Blinn Media Group.
|March 13, 2008||
Short film Midnight Snack begins Production
Midnight Snack, a short film written and directed by Jorge Ameer begins production today at the Body Shop on Sunset Blvd. Distributed through Ariztical, the short is a co-production between Hollywood Independents and Filmplane.
|March 7, 2008||
Wrestling Days Now Available on DVD
Wrestling Days is now available on home video.
|February 23, 2008||
Short film Happy Anniversary begins Production
Happy Anniversary, a short film written and directed by Greg Moorman and being produced by Laura Lester and Wes Scarpias, began production today.
|February 18, 2008||
Bob Webisodes begin Production
The short comedy web series Bob has begun production. Directed by Mark R. Lillig, this series follows the quirky adventures of Bob and his friends.
|February 9, 2008||
Darien Harte’s- The Pick-up, shoots Today
The Pick-up, a short film written and directed by Darien Harte, began shooting today.
|January 24, 2008||
No Strings Attached now available on DVD
No Strings Attached is now available on home video.
|January 15, 2008||
Wrestling Days Completes Post-production
Wrestling Days, written and directed by Dan Albracht, completes post. This film stars Scott Hayman and Alan Yu and was originally produced with IIE in the Bay Area. This will be a Continuum Pictures release.
|December 15, 2007||
No Strings Attached Completes Post-production
No Strings Attached, written and directed by Mark R. Lillig and starring Richard Scott and Michael Sander, completes Post. This was originally produced with IIE in the Bay area and is a Continuum Pictures Release.
|July 25, 2007||
Stephen Langford joins Continuum Team
Stephen Langford joins the Continuum team as a producer and consultant. Stephen will help produce numerous Continuum Pictures projects.
|July 14, 2007||
Continuum to produce Randal Kleiser’s Knock ’em Dead
Continuum Pictures, director Randal Kleiser, and writer Stephen Langford have entered into an arrangement to produced Mr. Kleiser’s motion picture Knock’em Dead.
|December 2, 2006||
Two Rooms in the Valley Now In Production
Two Rooms in The Valley went into production today. This is the story of one man, Don Scribner, and his journey from high school principal in Wisconsin to working actor in LA. This project began as a one may played written and performed by Don. With assistance from many friends, Don will bring this vision to DVD. This is Filmplane’s first Production.
|October 31, 2006||
Filmplane Entertainment Formed for Indie Productions
Filmplane Entertainment is formed to handle indie features and short films. Austin Anderson has been chosen to head this company. The company partners are the six Continuum Partners, Austin Anderson and director Quan Tran.
|December 15, 2005||
Continuum takes root in Los Angeles
Continuum Pictures is established in Los Angeles with four of the six partners moving operations from the Bay area.
|October 13, 2005||
Continuum Pictures Formed
The Continuum Pictures partnership formed between six founding partners: Danny Torres, James Duval, Mark R. Lillig, Richard Scott, Tyler Ross, and Scott Hayman. Company is to be operated from Los Angeles, California. Previously each of the partners a had been members of IIE which was operated in the San Francisco Bay Area and had produced 5 indie films.