Projects

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ANTONY + CLEOPATRA

A modern retelling of Antony + Cleopatra, using Shakespeare’s language, set in Harlem and the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Adaptation by Edward Vilga and Sophronia Scott. Edward Vilga is a bestselling author and filmmaker. He is a Yale graduate. Sophfronia Scott is an award-winning journalist and novelist. She is a Harvard graduate.

-Adapted by Edward Vilga + Sophronia Scott

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DOWNWARD DOG

Based on the bestselling novel by Edward Vilga. A study in love, loss, and sexual misadventures in New York City, DOWNWARD DOG tells the tale of a handsome Bad Boy who becomes a yoga instructor while trying to redeem his womanizing ways and win the forgiveness of the only woman he’s ever really loved. A modern day SHAMPOO against the backdrop of a glittering Manhattan skyline.

This project was developed with Sarah Finn, casting director of over 50 films including the Best Picture Oscar Winner CRASH, Oliver Stone’s last three movies, and the IRON MAN and AVENGERS series. Edward Vilga is a bestselling author and one of America’s leading yoga teachers.

-Edward Vilga

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CYBER CRUSADES

A heist film involving rebellious college students, High Frequency Stock Trading, hedge funds, and a medieval catapult. Robin Hood as a cyber crusader. Titus Heckel’s first feature WITH CHILD was shortlisted for Cannes 2014 Critics Week.

-Titus Heckel

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THE AFFAIRS OF MIDNIGHT

An African-American Dangerous Liaisons by Sophfronia Scott. High-stakes games of passion and betrayal are played out in late 1940s Harlem. Sophfronia Scott is an award-winning journalist and novelist. She is a Harvard graduate.

-Sophfronia Scott

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PREDICTABLE CHAOS

When regular joe Tim Fluery is kidnapped by a secret government agency and told that 12.3% of the world’s problems can be traced back to his mundane life, he is conscripted to change the course of history by making monumental choices like getting his salad dressing on the side and eating a macaroon. Titus Heckel’s first feature WITH CHILD was shortlisted for Cannes 2014 Critics Week.

-Titus Heckel

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HOLY SPIRITS

In the Prohibition era during the Great Depression, a small town Kansas priest saves his poverty-stricken community by bootlegging liquor. Titus Heckel’s first feature WITH CHILD was shortlisted for Cannes 2014 Critics Week.

-Titus Heckel