PRLog (Press Release)
Paint the Wind, a miniseries adaptation of Spellman's best selling novel.
- Dec. 16, 2013 - HOLLYWOOD --
Black Label Filmworks launched a Kickstarter Campaign for its labor of love, a 13-part miniseries based on the Cathy Cash Spellman bestseller, Paint The Wind http://kck.st/1it7x6f
“Fans of Spellman and her books have an opportunity to help us ‘crowdfund’
this labor of love,” said producer Charin Barone. “We’
ve been working hard to bring this ‘Gone with the Wind’ type story to life. We are working with a Canadian production company, have selected the director. We need one massive push to get us over that ‘tipping point.’”
According to its Kickstarter page, the production team is sourcing the reaming elements such as talent and locations. Pledges from fans of the book will allow the team to work through the plethora of details needed to finalize the project. “With today’s technology, social media and wonderful platforms like Kickstarter, we believe we can keep the momentum we’ve established.”
Barone said. “This story chronicles a pivotal time in American history for women who gave just as much and worked just as hard as the frontiersman who settled the west. Even today, we still have many hurdles to overcome in defining who we are and where we come from.”
To pledge support and become an active part of the project, visit the Paint The Wind miniseries page at http://kck.st/1it7x6f
. Incentives include autographed posters and DVD sets, credit in the back end titles under the Black Label Filmworks supporters category, an invitation to the crew screening after post production, attendance at the gala premiere, and for the larger donors-an actor of a day with a 5-line speaking role.About Paint The Wind
Paint the Wind captures the story of America’s expansion--a dynamic and passionate time in history—when women won the West as much as their men did. It the story of Fancy Deverell who loses her parents and everything she knows during the Civil War and is propelled into a journey in the rough and tumble Western Frontier. It spans the circus, silver fields in Colorado, a run at Broadway stardom and a touch of magic and mysticism.About the Author
Cathy Cash Spellman is one of America’s leading fiction writers with a history of bestselling novel worldwide. Paint the Wind, still currently selling, has sold more than 1.5 million copies in more than 20 different countries. Her works have earned their place on The New York Times and International Best Seller lists. Her beloved book, “Bless the Child,” was made into a movie featuring Kim Basinger and Jimmy Smits by Paramount in 2000 and has an active cult following.About Black Label Filmworks
Black Label Filmworks, http://www.blacklabelfilmworks.com/index.html
, is dedicated to telling thought provoking stories that impact viewers lives using film, television and other digital platforms. BLF leadership share a history in visual and audio entertainment. Charin Barone worked with Norman Lear at Embassy Communications, spent time working with Columbia’s Television Comedy Development Dept. and rejoined Lear’s troupe at Act III. She also worked with Disney Studios and Turner Pictures. Leslie LaPage has a rich history in film, TV, music, videos, commercials and theatrical productions. She has worked with Black Entertainment Television (BET), HBO, Lifetime, MTV, Paramount and Nickelodeon.