CHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR, 13min, USA, Horror/Family
Directed by David Maire
ABOUT THE PRODUCTION:
"Chateau Sauvignon: terroir" went into production near and
around Hudson Valley, New York, in the spring of 2014. It was shot on
the RED Scarlet in 5 days, primarily at Benmarl Winery, with a pick up
day at Clinton Vineyards.
"Chateau Sauvignon: terroir" is Michael Lorz's (Nicholas) film
Anthony del Negro (Anthony) initially auditioned for the role of
Adrienne Stern, known for "Broken English" (2007), "The
Believer" (2001), and "Hellraiser" (2005), was the casting director for
the film. Additionally, the film's Special FX were helmed by head of the
makeup department for NBC's "The Blacklist" (2013-present), Anthony
Pepe, also known for his work on "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
(2013) and "Sharknado 2: The Second One" (2014). Both Adrienne and
Anthony worked together on Jeff Lieberman's 2004 debut feature
"Satan's Little Helper"!
"Chateau Sauvignon: terroir" was awarded a post-production
grant from McDonalds.
"Chateau Sauvignon: terroir" is the third short film written,
directed and produced by David E. Munz-Maire.
as Katherine, a victim
Nancy is an actress known for her principal role on "Delivery
Man" (2013) with Vince Vaughn, and Steven Soderbergh's "Side Effects"
(2013) alongside Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and
Catherine Zeta-Jones. She has additionally co-starred in Netflix's "House
of Cards" beside Kevin Spacey, as well as CBS's "Hostages" with Dylan
McDermott and Toni Collette. Nancy trained at Western Michigan
University, receiving a BA in Theater Performance and Psychology. She
is managed by Prestige Management, and represented by Metropolis
Artists Agency and Lauren Green Agency.
ANTHONY DEL NEGRO
as Anthony, a victim
Anthony Del Negro was born and raised in Belleville, New Jersey.
He is a big fan of horror films, and was cast in "Slink" (2013), as well as
having appeared in two Chiller productions: 2012's "Dead Souls" and
2014's "Deep In the Darkness." His resume of horror/ thriller films
continues to grow as he portrays various characters in the feature films
"Monsters on Main Street," "Parlor," and "Dark Haul," each slated to be
released in late 2014 and 2015. He will also be appearing alongside Tom
Sizemore in SYFY's "Dark Haul" later this year (2014), as well as
Lifetime's "The Case Against Sam."
as Patrick, the father
Sean Weil is a professional actor with over 25 years experience in
the industry. He appeared as Liam in the first season on the critically
acclaimed, Emmy Award winning HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," and
also appeared in CBS's "Blue Bloods" and NBC's "Law & Order." With
numerous film, television and theatre credits, he has portrayed a variety
that earns him the title of a true character actor. He is represented by
Soiree Fair Talent.
as Eartha, the mother
Born in Tehran, Iran, Pooya moved to New York when she was in
her teens. She studied textile design and fashion styling at The Fashion
Institute of Technology (FIT) where she received a BFA in Fabric
Styling. She started singing and acting on stage and in short films in
as Nicolas, the son
Introducing Michael Lorz, an actor from Shorewood, Illinois, living
in New York City. He studied musical theatre at NYU's TIsch CAP21
studio, receiving a BFA in Musical Theater.
"Chateau Sauvignon: terroir" is Michael's debut film appearance.
Having most recently played in family-friendly theatre, embodying "a
murderous psychopath was thrilling, to say the least." He is represented
by Abrams Artists Agency.