PRODUCTION INCENTIVE FEATURE FILM A BIT OF BAD LUCK WRAPS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY
A karmic tale of betrayal and revenge, the film stars Cary Elwes, Teri Polo and Agnes Bruckner
Seattle, WA – December 17, 2012 – The Washington Filmworks production incentive project A Bit of Bad Luck recently wrapped principal photography after shooting 22 days in Seattle and Morton, Washington. Written and directed by John Fuhrman, the film stars Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride), Teri Polo (Meet the Parents), and Agnes Bruckner (Blood and Chocolate). The film was produced by Gerrarda O’Beirne, in association with Meadow Point Motion Pictures and LolitaMoon Productions.
This production marks one of 15 projects approved for funding assistance through Washington Filmworks after the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program was renewed during the 2012 legislative session. These 15 projects spent an estimated $10M in Washington’s statewide economy in five months.
“Our movie was shot in Seattle and Morton, and the locations were perfect for us to tell this story. The incentive made it possible for us to stay and film here in Washington. Without the incentive we would not have had the funds to complete the project, and just as important, there would not have been such talented crew available locally to support the production,” said producer Gerrarda O’Beirne.
“Our community considered it a pleasure to have the entire cast and crew of A Bit of Bad Luck in our town. With our high unemployment rate their group of 60 or more brought much-needed dollars into our area. Businesses, from hot dog vendors, to restaurants, theaters, motels, cabins, halls, and stores of all kinds, benefited. The town’s people were filled with enthusiasm and loved being able to help out in anyway. The news coverage we received brought visitors from out of our area, which, of course, brought tourism dollars to our doorstep. If, sometime in the future, we are lucky enough to be selected for the filming of another movie, our townspeople will welcome them the same as we did this group… with open arms,” said Betty A. Hutchison, chair of the Morton Action Committee.
About the Production: Synopsis – Brooks Caldwell has it all: money, power, and a beautiful socialite wife. When Brooks makes plans for a weekend romp with his young mistress, his wife sets in motion an elaborate plot of revenge.
About Washington Filmworks: Washington Filmworks is the non-profit 501(c)(6) organization that manages the state film and production incentive programs. Its mission is to create economic development opportunities by building and enhancing the competitiveness, profile and sustainability of Washington’s film industry. We do this by creating possibilities for local and national filmmakers, offering comprehensive production support, as well as financial incentives.