Amy G wins Best Actress
Amy Gordon takes home the Best Actress award at the Paris Film Festival, Independent Shorts Awards, and the Indie Short Fest in Hollywood, California. She is also the writer and producer of Big Time, the TV pilot for which her lead acting work was recognized. Additionally, the independent sitcom has won numerous other awards at national and international film festivals including: Best Pilot (Cannes World Film Festival, New York International Film Awards, Indie Shorts Fest and Independent Shorts Awards) Best TV Series (Hollywood Gold Awards, New York Independent Cinema Awards). The 28 min comedy is also an Official Selection for Montreal Independent Film Festival, Venice Shorts Film Festival, Austin Comedy Film Festival, Phoenix Shorts, Toronto International Women Film Festival, and an Honorable Mention at the London Worldwide Comedy Short Film Festival. More honors are in the offing and the teams at Different Duck Productions and G-Force Productions are thrilled!
Award-winning film director Rob Margolies attached to Big Time
Big Time, a half-hour comedy pilot written and produced by Amy G (G-Force Productions) now has award-winning film director, Rob Margolies (She Wants Me, Roommate Wanted, Weight) signed on to direct.
The show revolves around Amy G, a middle-aged woman who runs away from the circus, moves in with a couple of millenials in New York, and together they learn how to fail fabulously and shamelessly, in no-holds-barred pursuit of the big time.
Shooting is scheduled for late June - early July 2019. Casting is still underway. Amy G is, of course, attached to play herself.
250% FUNDRAISING GOAL REACHED FOR BIG TIME PILOT
Thanks to 69 contributors (I know, right?) on the Kickstarter crowd-funding platform, G-Force Productions made 30K to make Big Time, a sitcom pilot!
The month of April was incredibly exciting as people from all around the globe shared their enthusiasm and support for the project that contends to not only do the obvious - put it's creator, Amy G, in the position to run her own show - a lifelong dream, but also to create genuinely funny lead roles for people of color, queerness, and all ages.
The fundraising effort was extraordinarily successful, reaching its goal in just 2.5 days, and then far exceeding it at 250% by the end of the 30 day campaign. So much love and gratitude for all the Big Time supporters!
Of course there is still a lot to do, and if you are eager to get involved, please feel free to hit the button below and let us know how you may be able to help, with time, wisdom, connections, etc. This is the first time I've attempted to make a TV pilot, so any and all donations of experience, knowledge or energy of any kind are very welcome!
Big Time Shoot wrapped
5 days of shooting, 11 locations, 16 crew, 28 pages, 65 actors, and 1 NEW TV COMEDY! We did it. Here's a sneak peak behind the scenes of our last shoot day. Shot and edited by Mackenzie Barmen at Union Pool. Featuring Amy G and her amazing cast, including (but not limited to): Jazmin Williams, Tenile Jimenez, Brian McCarthy, Jeanine Bartel, Danny Danielson, Robb Stetch, and Phil James and fantastic crew: Rob Margolies, Eddie Bernard, Nick Young, Masha Gvozdov, Miguel Zamora, Sally Jules, Cameron Spector, Derek Osinski, Joey deFeo, and Greg Jiritano. Pure hell in scheduling (the hottest, wettest days in NYC in 4 years!), but pure joy in shooting. Thank you one and all!