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A mysterious young woman materializes in the middle of the Southwestern desert, where each step teaches her about her new world and her new body. As she assumes her new life, she discovers she has a twin with whom she shares more than just an outward appearance.
Imitation Girl is currently on its festival circuit!
- Cinequest Film & VR Festival 2017 | San Jose (Premiere)
- Dances with Films 2017 | Los Angeles
- Milan International Film Festival | Milan (Nominated -- Best Film, Best Actress)
- Frightfest 2017 | London
For more information, check out our IMDB page.
Written & Directed by Natasha Kermani
Produced by Forrest McClain & Tim Wu
THAT PESKY LACTOSE. This series was produced with our friends at Time Inc. Studios for their social and native content players. Did you know Lactaid is real milk? BECAUSE WE DIDN'T.
Champagne and slow-mo? Yes, please. This was a fun series we produced with our friends at Creative Feed for Champagne Taittinger's social outlets. Shot on Phantom, the day involved a whole lot of bottle popping and/or drinking.
See the whole series on the Taittinger USA Facebook!
Oh you want hands and pans? WE'VE GOT HANDS AND PANS.
This spot was produced for our friends at Vox Creative for their Eater.com vertical.
For this series, our friends at Mic.com tasked us with finding three stories exploring innovation in the workplace. This was a particularly fun one because it was our first time working with the Cobra dolly. It made for navigating small practical locations with a built out Alexa extremely easy. Oh, and it also happens to be THE MOST ADORABLE LITTLE DOLLY ON THE PLANET.
This was a series we produced for Vox Creative and Eater for Smartwater’s new line of sparkling water — all the intelligence of regular Smartwater, NOW WITH BUBBLES.
Shot in New York an Los Angeles, the second episode in the series was particularly fun because we didn’t know until we got there that chef Chloe Coscarelli’s dad is Don Coscarelli — WRITER/DIRECTOR OF THE MASTERPIECE, PHANTASM.
This was a spec we did for a social series where each 30 second episode would highlight a restaurant using a particular animal part in a unique way. It also may have just been an excuse to spend an afternoon at the Cannibal and eat an entire pig head.
Created by Lauren Ashley Carter and Lewis Black, The Mentors is a dark comedy web series about the highs and lows (mainly lows) of mentorships in the entertainment industry. The series is a co-production with Warwick Street Productions.
// Best Director - Natasha Kermani | NYC WebFest 2015
// Best Guest Actor - Julie Halston | NYC WebFest 2015
Despite the billions we make doing independent feature films, we do dabble in the corporate world every now and again. Here's one we did for our friends at MKTG for Pepsi Co for their launch of the HelloGoodness vending machine.
The ALITA Project is a proof of concept fan-made film for the Manga series Battle Angel Alita, created by Yukito Kishiro. This film is meant to solely to display our vision for a live-action Alita. Learn more about the project at alitafanproject.com
Alita - Lauren Ashley Carter
Daisuke Ido - Matt McCroskey
Zapan Goons - Jason Mello & Bryce Biederman
Creator / Writer - Forrest McClain
Executive Producers - Justin & Nicole Eure
Director - Natasha Kermani
Associate Producer / Editor - Gabriel De Urioste
Director of Photography - Tim Wu
Assistant Camera - James Herron
Swing - Patrick McDevitt
Music Composition - Mt Eden - Jesse Cooper & Harley Rayner
Sound Effects - Boom Libraries
Production Designers - Anna Pasz
Art Director - Cidney Hue
Art Director - Nicole Eure
Prosthetics - Anna Pasz
Special Makeup Effects - Lauren Conoscenti
Special Lighting Design - Edward Richardson
Hair - Michael Thomas Zambrano
Makeup - Flynn Pyykkonen
Wardrobe Consultant - Caroline Thornton
Wardrobe - Alice Hood
Conceptual Design / Story Boards - Shamus Beyale
Stunt Coordinator - Corey Pierno
Stuntmen - Jason Mello & Bryce Biederman
Visual Effects - Tim Wu
Matte Painting - Shamus Beyale
Transportation - Amery Kessler
Camera - RED Epic supplied by Bokeh Pictures
Special Thanks to - Seth Hagenstein, Chelsea Whyte, The Eure Family, The McClain family, Noah Shulman, Dominick Sivilli, Tina Braz, and the Pierno Family.
We had the pleasure of co-producing with Will Frank and Sean Fowler on director Mickey Keating's POD, which premiered at SXSW 2015 and distributed by Vertical Entertainment.
“POD taps into a supernatural/suburban ambiguity reminiscent of the best of The X-Files.” - The Austin Chronicle
“POD is a jarring, exciting cinematic funhouse.” - Shock Till You Drop
“A wildly entertaining film.” - Bloody Disgusting
Xibo is a feature length documentary celebrating the life and work of acclaimed furniture designer Sergio Rodrigues. It's currently in the final stages of photography and entering pre-sales and distribution. See more at www.xibo-sergio.com.
For more information or to get involved, contact us!
In New York/Brazil:
Official Selection – LA Indie Film Festival
** winner – best actor
** winner – best director
** audience award – best short!
Director: Dan Przygoda
Producer: Tessa Treanor
Cinematography: Tim Wu
See the full film at online at www.DeadlineMovie.com!
Here's a taste of the app and product work we've done -- Director & Producer Tessa Treanor partnered with Illium Pictures to create a piece to showcase the commercial real estate app, Hightower.
Illium Pictures was selected as one of 5 finalists in Abel Cine’s Phantom Miro High Speed Inspiration Challenge! We were given the camera for a week to produce our pitches, ours an exploration of SOUND. Sadly, we didn’t win the competition but we did win a Telly!
Director: Natasha Kermani
Concept: Natasha Kermani & Tim Wu
Cinematography: Tim Wu
Producer: Lauren Conoscenti, Tessa Treanor
Editor: Gabriel de Urioste
We do a ton of short form branded web content here at Illium, and last Fall we had the pleasure of directing a companion web series for A+E Digital Studios and FYI Television Network. The seven episode series profiles the vendors that are featured in FYI’s competition cooking show Midnight Feast, which takes place entirely in Chelsea Market~
Winner of three 2015 Telly Awards!
- Outstanding Web Series
- Outstanding Documentary
Director – Tim Wu
Producer – Tessa Treanor
Director of Photography – James Herron
B-cam – Justin Ayers, Greg Harriott
Gaffer – Sarah Harrison, Tim Breuer
Sound – Jose Frias, Laura Cunningham & Ken Barbera
Post Sound – Annie Medlin
Editor – Gabriel DeUrioste, Natasha Kermani
HMU – Lauren Killip, Liz Coakley, Tracy Raffelson
PA – Joann Syrek