EFFINGHAM COUNTY, GA--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2014) - Medient Studios (OTCQB: MDNT) announced today that the first movie in the 2014 slate will be "The Damned." This will be Medients's fifteenth feature production and follows the successful production and release of the British horror film "Storage 24."
Written by Georgia based writer Chad Darnell, "The Damned" is a possession horror genre film set in Savannah, Georgia. It is anticipated that principal photography will begin in third quarter of this year.
Savannah has been home to many films including "Midnight in the Garden of Evil," "The General's Daughter" and "Forrest Gump." "The Damned" is an exciting horror story that showcases Savannah, purported to be the most haunted city in America. The company expects to hire much of the production crew from the local area.
Medient Chairman Manu Kumaran stated, "We have lined up an exciting slate for the year. We wanted to kick off the slate with 'The Damned' to underline our commitment to creating a sustainable movie business in the region. The focus will continue to remain on local talent even as we scale up our operations."
About Medient Studios
Medient Studios, Inc. (OTCQB: MDNT) ('Medient') (www.medient.com) is an entertainment content creation company with a strong presence in North America, Europe and India. Medient's management team has approximately 150 years of experience in the motion picture industry and is responsible for producing and/or financing over 250 movies. Medient is realigning the content creation process to enable efficiencies of scale and eliminate process waste by building a fully integrated movie and electronic game production facility as part of its Studioplex on a 1,550-acre property in Effingham County, Georgia. Once operational this production facility will be the largest of its kind in the United States.
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