THE SC GROUP OF COMPANIES


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FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS:


Wild Prairie Rose

  • ​2016 Winner - Heartland Film Festival - Jimmy Stewart Legacy Award
  • 2016 Official Selection - La Femme International Film Festival
  • 2016 Official Selection - St. Louis International Film Festival
  • 2016 Official Selection - Bentonville Film Festival


Under The Blood Red Sun

  • Based on the Best Selling Book of the same name
  • 2016 Winner Best Feature Film - Park City International Film Festival
  • 2016 Winner Best Feature Film - Love International Film Festival
  • 2015 Winner Grand Jury Prize - San Diego International Film Festival
  • 2015 Winner Spirit Award- International Family Film Festival
  • 2015 Winner Best Feature Narrative- Disorient Asian American Film Festival
  • 2015 Best Family Film - Big Island of Hawaii Film Festival

Relentless

  • Winner - 2016 Breckenridge Film Festival - Best Thriller
  • Winner- 2016 Breckenridge Film Festival - Best Director


Superior

  • 2015 Dances with Films official selection
  • 2015 Roadshow


Endgame

  • 2015 Dallas International Film Festival


Contest

  • Winner 2013 Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Favorites Award
  • Winner 2013 Family Choice Award
  • World Premiere on Turner/Cartoon Network for National Bullying Prevention Month
  • "Contest is one of the amazing films using the power of the screen to combat bullying" "Wonderful Film" Huffington Post
  • "What's special about Contest is that it's targeted towards teens, about coping with bullying, while still having a familiar sense of a feel good family film" USA Herald

Gone Doggy Gone

  • Winner Best Feature - 2014 Offshoot Film Festival
  • Winner Best Actress Kasi Brown - 2014 Offshoot Film Festival 
  • Winner Big Daddy Award for Comedy Feature - 2014 Edmonton International Film Festival
  • Winner Fiercely Independent Feature Award - 2014 Edmonton International Film Festival
  • Winner Best Feature - 2014 Good Dog International Film Festival
  • Winner Audience Favorite - 2014 First Glance Film Festival Los Angeles
  • Winner Beat of Fest - 2014 First Glance Film Festival Los Angeles
  • Winner Audience Award - 2014  Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
  • Official Selection - 2014 Napa Valley Film Festival
  • Official Selection - 2014 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
  • Official Selection - 2014 Dances with Films
  • Official Selection - 2014 Lighthouse International Film Festival
  • Official Selection - 2014 Tallgrass International Film Festival
  • Official Selection - 2014 Santa Cruz FIlm Festival
  • Official Selection - 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
  • Official Selection - 2014 San Diego Film Fe

Snake & Mongoose

  • Rotten Tomatoes - VERY HIGH SCORES -80% rating from critics, 73% rating from Audience​
  • "Hot rod fans will race to this sports bio-drama drenched in period authenticity" The Hollywood Reporter"
  • A lovely little gem of a film" L.A. Weekly
  • "Sometimes there are those stories in life that come along only so often that perfectly lend themselves to a great idea for a compelling movie ... That is the case with Snake & Mongoose" Vertical Hope
  • "Due to popular demand, 'Snake & Mongoose' will expand into new markets" Beverly Hills Courier


Somebody Marry Me

  • Winner Best of the Festival Jury Prize- Hoboken International Film Festival
  • Winner Best Cinematography- Hoboken International Film Festival
  • Winner Best Actor- Hoboken International Film Festival
  • Winner Audience Choice Award -Cinema at the Edge
  • Winner Best Artistry in Production -Manhattan Film Festival
  • ". . . a heartwarming romantic comedy with a twist." Upcoming-Movies.com
  • ". . . Somebody Marry me is the real deal" The Wrap


No Ordinary Hero

  • Stars internationally known SuperDeafy character, a hero to deaf children all around the world.
  • Over 360 million people around the world are deaf, and this film marks the first time in cinematic history that a Screen Actor's Guild feature film is directed by and executive produced exclusively by a deaf team.  Both the deaf community and general audiences have been united in this celebration of deaf culture. 
  • "The film set an all-time attendance record from the past 22 years at the (Truly Moving Pictures) festival.  It was amazing." Tim Irwin, Heartland Truly Moving Pictures
  • "A family friendly film and . . . a must see for parents who desire to have their children grow up celebrating the differences that exist between us" The Independent Critic


Tio Papi

  • "A well photographed, lively and lightly comic film" David DeWitt, New York Times
  • "(a) feel good story" New York Daily News
  • Winner Fort Lauderdale's Independent of Spirit Award
  • Winner Best Feature Film- Rincon Film Festival
  • Honored at SAG in LA, NY and Miami by their SAG Foundation Screening Series
  • The film kicked off the NY Latino, Puerto Rico, Cleaveland and San Diego festivals to sold out crowds
  • Featured article- NBC Latino http://nbclatino.com/2013/04/11/video-tio-papi-a-movie-about-family-crosses-cultural-borders/


Little Red Wagon

  • Winner Heartland Film Festival Truly Moving Picture Award (2012)
  • "Little Red Wagon is a small movie with a big heart . . . the performances are first rate." Leonard Maltin
  • "Little Red Wagon" topped Amazon's list of recommendations
  • Dove Seal of Approval 
  • Seal of Parents Television Council Approval
  • "Little Red Wagon will move your family from tears of hope to jubilation as they see just how much difference one person can make" Scott Wolfe, The Dove Foundation
  • Film Critic Leonard Maltin went on to praise star Chandler Canterbury for his "winning and completely convincing" depiction of Zach Bonner.
  • "Sweetly inspiring story" Tampa Bay Times


Flight 29 Down

  • "Lost" for kids
  • Co Produced with Discovery Kids/The Hub and aired on NBC
  • Turner launched its entire Boomerang Channel in Latin America on this show
  • International hit show
  • Winner  WGA Award for Children's Script-Episodic & Specials
  • Nominated for Best Family Television Series (Drama) – 28th Annual Young Artist Award
  • Nominated for a DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs 
  • Nominated for WGA Award for Children's Script-Episodic & Specials
  • Allen Alvarado was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series (Drama or Comedy) 28th Annual Young Artist Award
  • Hallee Hirsh was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series (Drama or Comedy) - 27th Annual Young Artist Award
  • Rotton Tomatoes Score 86%


The Wannabes

  • Starz Family hit show
  • HBO Latin America's #1 family series!
  • Real life group Savvy stars in this series geared toward the 6-12 age group.  
  • Savvy was signed by a major record label and recorded with RedOne, Lady Gaga's producer


Local Color

  • "Director George Gallo has given Mueller-Stahl a heroic, bravura role and has been rewarded by the actor with a towering, complex portrayal that is surely among his finest" Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
  • "Beneath its layers of sentimentality, Local Color means what it says"  Stephen Holden, New York Times
  • Winner: Berlinale Golden Bear Award - Armin Mueller-Stahl 

    Winner:  Best Director: Sedona International Film Festival

    Official Selection: Tribeca International Film Festival 

    Winner: Best Screenplay Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 

    Winner: Best Cinematography Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 

    Winner: Star on The Horizon Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 

    Winner: Renaissance Award Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 

    Winner: Discovery Film Award Sedona International Film Festival 


Purple Violets

  • Winner Best Feature - Savannah Film Festival
  • "This is a sweet and funny romance." Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper


Sea of Dreams

  • Winner Best First Work - Mexican Cinema Journalists Festival
  • Nominated for best music, original song (for the song Y Si Tu Supiersa) - Mexican Cinema Journalists Festival
  • Nominated for Best Actress (Angelica Maria) - Mexican Cinema Journalists Festival


The Adventures of Food Boy

  • Winner Starfish Award - Moondance International Film Festival
  • Winner Achievement Award for Best Family Film - Newport Beach Film Festival



Labou

  • Winner Best of the Fest - Chicago International Children's Film Festival



Her Best Move

  • Kidseye International Film Festival Award (Films for Kids) - Rhode Island International Film Festival



Campfire

  • From Academy Award nominated director, Joseph Cedar (Beaufort)
  • Don Quixote Award for Special Mention - Berlin International Film Festival
  • Winner FIPRESCI Prize - Chicago International Film Festival
  • Israeli Academy Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress, Best Editing



Swing

  • Winner Gold Medal for Excellence as Audience Favorite - 2004 Park City Film Music Festival



Gentleman Bandit

  • Winner Gold Award for Independent Theatrical Feature Film-Action/Adventure - WorldFest Houston



Cherry

  • Special Jury Award (Cine Dog Award) - Kudzu Film Festival



Dogtown

  •  Winner Best Director - Newport Beach Film Festival
  • Winner Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenpaly - Hermosa Beach Film Festival



One of Our Own

  • Winner Gold Award for Theatrical Feature Film-Thriller - WorldFest Charleston



Sex & the Other Man

  • Winner Golden Palm Award - Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival
  • President Award for Best First Feature- Direction - Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival



Guyver

  • Nominated for the International Fantasy Film Award - Fantasporto