An NGN film we did last summer with Pieter Stathis has been released. It stars legendary country singer Kris Kristofferson. You can find out more about the making of the film, including our horse rig in collaboration with BrantFX in our post from a few months ago, under the original title, Midnight Rider. Synopsis: Midnight Stallion (2013) – Kris Kristofferson and Jodelle Ferland star in this heartwarming and inspiring tale that celebrates the spirit of family and the amazing courage and determination it takes to defeat all odds. Fifteen-year-old Megan Shephard and her parents will do anything to save their struggling farm. When the family discovers a wild stallion in a nearby forest they begin to wonder if this could be the answer to their prayers. Stars: Kris Kristofferson (Joyful Noise, Dolphin Tale), Jodelle Ferland (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, ParaNorman (voice), The Cabin in the Woods), Chelah Horsdal (Rise of the Planet of the Apes).
Big things are coming for TALCO lighting in the first part of 2013. We are upgrading to a 10-ton truck with a larger box which allows us to double the size of our pre-loaded truck package. A 1985 Kenworth K100 Cabover (COE) diesel from a nostalgic era of trucking to deliver the following improvements to your production: 30 foot box filled with 10 tonnes of lighting and grip equipment. More HMI: We’re carrying a 6k HMI Fresnel to complement our pairs of 4k/2.5k/1.2k/575w daylight lighting. Streamlined workflow: gets equipment unloaded and on set faster to make your days on budget. Distance: filming up north or across the mountains into Alberta? No problem for this big-cam, jake break equipped, long haul truck. TALCO travels to you for your production. Here is a sneak peak, of the new TALCO package truck, coming soon in the first quarter 2013:
We have taken on projects with first time filmmakers & academy award winning directors alike, on all size productions ranging from self-funded “passion projects” and music videos, to high-end commercials and feature length films supported by investors and distribution.