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Artist Centered Production Company, Parachute Safari, Produces Their First Film
By: Parachute Safari
The writer and lead, Charito Mertz, a Filipino actress, tells the story of an outsider finding her place in the world. This is a narrative theme both in front of and behind the camera. With the recent "white-washed"
Parachute Safari's creative director, Luke Mertz, also finds the traditional production avenues lacking. Luke is a music producer with songs featured in film and television. His most recent credits include Brad Furman's The Infiltrator starring Bryan Cranston and the CW's hit show iZombie . "I watch films and tv shows and listen to music and think, we can do better. I want to do work that is rooted in art and the artist," says Luke.
Parachute Safari currently has two projects in development that will show their range, but they believe Thanksgiving is their calling card. Festival runs and screenings will be announced early 2017.
Thanksgiving Teaser: https://youtu.be/