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richard trombly
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Excitement and developments on Father John feature film

The team has finalized the script and we are casting for the feature film I am directing thisfall called Father John. A spy film. We are deep into the development stage now (getting funding) but it seems that despite the recession, there is still money for filming a great script!!!  The crew is coming together. There is lots of excitement building for this feature film. We added new features to the website. Enjoy the video test clip of Zhapu Road Shanghai.Read more

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Meiwenti mobile phone video contest

Shoot a short film .... best film wins a nifty Nokia E71 phone. Theme - Friendsless than 1 minute: no editing: You do not have to be in Shanghai or even China to participate. Global entries accepted.send entries to : Mobile@meiwentinetwork.comBest "clips" will be screened in Shanghai.Have fun![](/attachments/2009/05/22/11/99924_20090522110301146.jpg)Read more

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Meiwenti Productions introduces Meiwenti Network

Shanghai 3 May 2009 -- Meiwenti Productions has been making independent film and supporting the independent film community in Shanghai since 2005. Now Meiwenti launches the Meiwenti Network, www.meiwentinetwork.com, an alternative way to develop a grassroots film community supporting cultural exchange and artistic expression through film around the world.  Read more

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Time in USA with family

After living in China for 6 years, it is always nice to spend some time in the USA. Especially when my lovely kids are in the U.S. and I still live in Shanghai. I arrived home in Belchertown, Massachusetts on April 8 to freezing temperatures and chilling winds. Thankfull...Read more

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Shanghai 2020 completes filming

19, April, 2009, Shanghai -- The Science Fiction action/adventure SHANGHAI 2020 wrapped filming today. The 20 minute short film is the brainchild or Meiwenti Productions founder Juan Vargas. This is a community film production using the resources of Meiwenti members and some creative but effective rundraising methods.In a time when the entire economy is in a slowdown, Vargas and his Meiwenti Productions simply respond, "Meiwenti." This is Mandarin Chinese for "No Problem." That is the mindset that Vargas ta...Read more

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"Father John" feature film casting now

I am preparing for directing the feature film, FATHER JOHN. A unique an spellbinding spy thriller much more in the Hitchcock style than a Bond 007 or a "Jason Bourne" action story. This is an independent film but we have great equipment, are attracting expert crew and are assembling a great list of credited professional actors.Director: Richard@trombly.comcasting director: "Lola" Le Guan  Read more

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Visiting my kids, birthday party

I am about to wrap on the filming of Distance Runners, so after a quick trip to Hong Kong I will drop my stuff in Shanghai, pay my rent and pet my dogs, and desert them yet again. (a friend and a maid care for my dogs during my frequent travels) Read more

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Distance Runners films in Kunming College

March 26, 2009, Kunming --Distance Runners spent 3 days filming in various locations within the Kunming College of Science and Technology, Oxbridge College Campus. This served as hospital, therapist offices, training grounds and more.  Andrew Edelson plays Dr. Alistair Crane the doctor and mentor that helps Li Shan overcome his injuries after a crippling accident. Read more

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Nearly finished shooting Distance Runners film in Kunming, China

April 3, 2009, Kunming -- The race phase of the Distance Runners film shooting schedule is finished after a long week of shooting. Even though this is not generally the rainy season in Yunnan, the weather was not always on our side. This is largely due to the week of rain induced by Kunming government "cloud seeding" to make it rain. While the scenes in...Read more

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Distance Runners meets the press

March 18, 2009 Kunming, China - As Distance Runners kicked off filming in Kunming, China, several reporters turned out to see the stars. Huang Lu and Shao Wen expressed their eagerness to be in this film by first-time director, Robert Vicencio. (Vicencio is known for his role in Miss Saigon and as a performer.)  Local reporters and press from Chengdu (Huang Lu's hometown) came to ...Read more

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Richard Trombly richard@trombly.com www.obscure-productions.com is an American writer, journalist and filmmaker who has been living in China since 2003 and has

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Languages Spoken
english, mandarin
Location (City, Country)
Shanghai, China
Member Since
June 26, 2008