Thursday, October 29, 2009

Update on "3 Backyards"

Rocco Caruso, producer of Kate Erbe's upcoming film "3 Backyards" tells us that they are nearing completion of the film -- "These indie films take forever!" Caruso says "The film should be completed by end of year/early January at which point we'll start shopping it around in search of a distributor."


Kathryn Erbe serves as narrator in "The Vanishing City" (2009)

Executive Producer: Erika Hampson
synopsis: Like many cities across America, New York has been changing rapidly. But as recently as 1990 it still had many old-fashioned aspects. Bakeries, butcher shops, family-owned grocery stores, bars and coffee shops were places where neighbors gathered and gave each other a sense of community. Then, in the mid-nineties, with the influx of cash and low-interest loans, developers seized on the opportunity to invest in the city. Dangerous neighborhoods that had been made "hip" by artists living there now attracted the working wealthy and big investors. High-rise luxury buildings and chain stores started replacing the smaller residences and neighborhood shops that were the "glue" of the community. Through a mix of archival footage, current photographs and film, interviews with long-time residents and merchants, footage of community board hearings, and discussions with investors, politicians and real estate developers, we explore the effects of development on various neighborhoods of New York City. More from

About Erika Hampson, Executive Producer
Erika has been a resident of Manhattan and a member of the television and film community for the last ten years. In 2005, she was the associate producer of “Five Minutes, Mr. Welles,” a short film starring and directed by Vincent D'Onofrio. Since then, she has gone on to produce several other projects, including the feature film “Don't Go In The Woods” (2008) and most recently, a short entitled “Happy New Year” in association with Park Pictures. Erika also served as the executive producer for "Ipso Facto," an independent short which is currently making the rounds on the festival circuit.

Erika Hampson also serves a co-producer on Vincent D'Onofrio's short film "Ipso Facto"


Susan1212 said...

I hope it's a great success for Kathryn! She'a a wonderful actor and deserves the best!

SnarkAngel said...

Nice to see Kathryn ALSO doing an independent film!

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List of films in production.

"In Dubious Battle" [2016]

"In Dubious Battle" [2016]
An activist gets caught up in the labor movement for farm workers in California during the 1930s. Vincent....Al Anderson


A story about the early life of Tennessee Williams

Directed by James Franco
Vincent D'Onofrio, Jacob Loeb

"American Falls" - [TBA]

In a rural town in Southern Idaho, the Suzukis, a Japanese American family, run a small motel. One night they get a strange visitor who sports ‘city’ clothes who turns out to be the first African-American man that Toru Suzuki’s children have ever seen. Yoshiko takes it upon herself to solve the mystery about this man, especially when 2 police officers come knocking on their door.

Short film produced by Erika Hampson.
Vincent D'Onofrio as Detective Foster.

'Purgatory' [TBA]

'Purgatory' [TBA]
Tagline: In the Wild West a lot of blood was spilled... but it didn't go to waste. Vincent....Dallas Stoudenmire

"A Fall From Grace" [TBA]

Detective Michael Tabb knows the city of St. Louis inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls.

Director: Jennifer Lynch
Producer/Writer ...Eric Wilkinson

Vincent D'Onofrio ....George Lawson (GRACE's father)
Tim Roth.......Detective Tabb

Filming in St Louis - TBA

"Supreme Ruler" [TBA]

A man campaigns to become the leader of the Buffalo lodge.

Vincent D'Onofrio as Hank Dory
Ron Livingston as Steve
Marcia Gay Harden as Nancy

"The Monster Next Door" [TBA]

"The Monster Next Door" - Comedy Horror

Executive Produced by Dennis Johnson, Melanie Mohlman Produced by Eric Wilkinson, David Michaels
Written by Jim Robbins
Directed by Jennifer Lynch

Cast: Vincent D'Onofrio, Bill Pullman, French Stewart, Bill Moseley

'Down & Dirty Pictures' - [in Production - Filming TBA]

'Down & Dirty Pictures' - [in Production - Filming TBA]
Vincent......Harvey Weinstein

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