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Distance from Avalon teaser

A short teaser for the Distance from Avalon Vampire Novella, Stage Play script and feature film screenplay.

  • Mike Messier
    The Nature of the Flame, Blood! Sugar! Sid! Ace!, The Actor, Wrestling With Sanity short film trilogy
  • Mike Messier
    Fight or Play Basketball, Chris and the Coffee Girl, Bad Girls with Good Tattoos
  • Mike Messier
    The Nature of the Flame, Thanksgiving
  • Scorpio
    Key Cast
  • Jose Guns Alves
    Key Cast
    Marriage is Bliss, American Luchador (development)
  • Anna Rizzo
    Key Cast
    Hail! Hail! (Rock 'n' Roll)
  • Chris Hunter
    Director of Photography
    The Nature of the Flame , Sloth, Thanksgiving
  • Eileen Slavin
    Disregard the Vampire - A Mike Messier Documentary
  • Chris Boylston
    Editor's Assitant
    Blue Line (crew member)
  • James Russell DeMello
    First AC
    Hail!, Hail! (Rock 'n' Roll) , Thanksgiving
  • Court Fisk
    First Assistant Director
    The Signal
  • Kaitlyn Ciampa
    Hair and Make Up
  • Project Type:
    Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Drama, Vampire, Relationship based, Small Cast, Low- Budget, Teaser
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Black Magic Cinema camera
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Mike Messier

Mike Messier is an experienced Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Actor, having worked with Meryl Streep & Elisabeth Shue (in Hope Springs) and Cybill Shepherd, Mario Van Peebles and Wesley Snipes (in Hard Luck).

Mike has lead the acclaimed C.O.R.E. A.C.T.I.N.G. and Tao Zen Acting workshops for six years and helped several students accomplish their goals and advance their careers. Mike is also an award winning filmmaker, having won a regional Associated Press Award (as Associate Producer for a documentary about Haiti) among other accomplishments. His recent work titled The Nature of the Flame is described as "thought-provoking, imaginative, and hypnotizing" by Video Views.

Mike is currently in development of Distance from Avalon, which Mike describes as a "Vampire Art Film".

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Director Statement

Distance from Avalon, I have written as a Vampire Novella, a stage play and a film screenplay. This 75 second teaser aims to introduce the theme and characters of the piece moving forward. Thank you for your consideration! - MIKE