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American Homestead Productions, LLC

American Homestead is a feature film about a former outlaw who returns to his sister's homestead in Montana after a 14 year absence.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

American Homestead Productions, LLC, is a joint venture between Grant Larson Productions and Distant Thunder Films, formed exclusively to create high-quality, independently-produced entertainment at a low cost. Over the last year, the producers have spent tens of thousands of dollars and countless man-hours developing the project. The market we are targeting represents over 50 million ticket-buyers, yet is underserved by the major studios.


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    Timothy and Mary Larson
    Executive Producers

    With a background in mathematics and computer science, Tim's professional career began in educational software development and publishing. He met his wife, Mary early on. Over the past three decades, Tim has developed, written, edited, and produced hundreds of successful projects at Larson Text, Inc. Mary handles design, production and supervises numerous projects, including award-winning educational multimedia projects.

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    Phillip Matarrese
    Creative Producer

    Working as a gaffer for the past five years on a range of films, commercials, TV and video projects; Phillip has traveled around the US and the world working in entertainment. Through his and his twin brother's company, Distant Thunder Films, together they produced a short film "Slanted," currently touring the film festival circuit. In 2011 he produced apocalypse feature "Best Friends Forever" and romantic comedy "Love; as you like it".

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    Mandi Reno
    Line Producer/ Co-Producer

    Beginning her career in production and as an assistant director, Mandi has worked for network television, national commercials, award shows and a variety of independently-produced feature films. As she began to climb the ranks in her career she went to work for two years as an executive coordinator for a Nuclear Mango Studios. She began line producing in 2011 on the thriller "Leashed," before beginning as a development producer on "Homestead".

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    Joseph Matarrese

    Joseph has extensive work experience as a key grip with a credit list of over 200 different projects, ranging from short format and feature films, to commercials, TV, music videos and documentaries. His strong work ethic has provided opportunities for him to travel around the world and across the country. His focus for "American Homestead" will be to shoot efficiently and effectively when facing creative or logistical challenges.

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    Michelle Adams
    Casting Director

    Michelle started her career as a casting assistant and associate on noteworthy television successes as "Moesha," "Dawson's Creek," and "The Shield". In film she worked in casting on "Hustle and Flow" starring Oscar Winner Terrence Howard, John Singleton's "Four Brothers," "Cadillac Records" starring Oscar Winner Adrien Brody and "Sparkle" starring the late Whitney Houston. Michelle believes "American Homestead" will attract strong talent.


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    Lawrence Haber

Previous Investors

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    Tim Larson - Grant Larson Productions
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    Mary Larson - Grant Larson Productions