Origins (Pitch Pilot)

When rebel thief 3 Finger Jack is tasked with stealing a magical artifact, he is thrown into a time traveling adventure where the fate of the world is at stake. As Jamaica’s past, present and mythology collide, Jack and his allies must push past their limits to rewrite destiny for themselves and the rest of the world.

  • Kurt K Wright
    Director
  • Kurt K Wright
    Writer
  • Noelle M Kerr
    Producer
  • Wesley Hylton
    Key Cast
    "3 Finger Jack"
  • Leonie Forbes
    Key Cast
    "The Storyteller"
  • Shantol Jackson
    Key Cast
    "Nanny"
  • Shanique Brown
    Key Cast
    "Ellie"
  • Chris "Johnny" Daley
    Key Cast
    "Quashie"
  • Chris Mcfarlane
    Key Cast
    "Taku"
  • Colleen Litchfield
    Key Cast
    "Annie Palmer"
  • Project Type:
    Television
  • Genres:
    Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
  • Runtime:
    46 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    55,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Jamaica
  • Country of Filming:
    Jamaica
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Kurt K Wright

A graduate of The New York Institute of Technology in 2004, Kurt worked over the next decade to become one of Jamaica’s most sought after Assistant Directors.

With seven feature length films on his resume for directors ranging from Idris Elba to Reinaldo Marcus Green to Cary Joji Fukunaga, Kurt picked up the Director’s hat in 2010.

Now building a list of commercial work for clients including UNICEF, Scotiabank, Visa and MasterCard, he has also directed multiple music videos for artistes such as Christopher Martin, Romain Virgo and The NoMaddz with a specific focus on story driven imagery.

The winner of both the “Best Local Film” and “Viewer’s Choice” awards at GATFFEST 2018 for his short film “Origins”, Kurt’s narrative work has been presented at the UN, Canada, England and Africa as he continues to build a strong reputation as a storyteller.

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Director Statement

"Origins" is deeply personal project, that is also very unique for Jamaica. A twist on the typical Caribbean folktale. My genuine hope is to revive an interest in our people's history and past heroes, mythological or otherwise.