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Hollywood does Mech

DH Vancouver Staff Jan 13, 2015 9:38 am

On the heels of a successful viral marketing campaign last June, local filmmaker Patrick Kalyn released his sci-fi short film called MECH: HUMAN TRIALS. 

Here’s the synopsis:

After a serious accident, a man is introduced to a designer street drug promising to restore his ravaged body. Desperate to mend himself, he becomes consumed by the drug – only to discover it is threatening his humanity.

The gripping and tense film immediately caught Hollywood’s attention, landing Kalyn a bunch of meetings in Los Angeles with almost every major movie studio.  Kalyn financed and produced the film himself as proof of concept for a feature film he wants to make.

IAM Entertainment and Coalition Group have decided to adapt Patrick’s short film into a feature length movie.  They’ve tapped into Brandon Willer to write the script, Kalyn is attached to direct.  The official announcement was made last week on Deadline Hollywood.

Kayln comes from a visual effects background, having worked on feature films such as Avatar, King Kong and District 9.  Mech is slated to be his first feature film.

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