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Chesapeake Films, a full-service film and television production company, was founded by Joel Franco and Solidaris, LLC in 2006.
Chesapeake Films’ mission is to blend artistic talent with engaging stories to create feature films and television that delight audiences of all ages.
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Currently in Development
Where Our Children Play: The Challenge of Youth Sports
by Joel Franco
Through this documentary project, we want to transform the culture of youth sports by bringing the focus back on the kids. This project increases representation by showcasing children and families from all backgrounds. We will also have a diverse crew behind the camera.
Chesapeake Films Shops Screenplay, The War Trail, for Animated Feature
Adventure film with characters Wolfgang Steiner and Dark Moon characters is set in French & Indian War timeframe. Click the link to listen to adventure novel writer Charles McDonald talk about the book on Patrick Walters Show on blogtalkradio.com.Joel Franco will be shopping this property at Cannes. Contact Sherry Frazier atSherryFrazierPR@aol.com to set up a meeting at Cannes,…
Chesapeake Films Pitching Screenplay, Based on Susan Ouellette Espionage Thriller About a Chechen Terrorist, at Cannes
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Chesapeake Films is now shopping an espionage thriller screenplay based on former CIA employee Susan Ouellette’s novel, To Hold and Defend, about a female intelligence officer fighting against a Chechen terrorist. The main character Maggie is a female protagonist fighting unlikely enemies and features the inner workings of the CIA and national…
CHESAPEAKE FILMS’ JOEL FRANCO AND SIRIUSXM RADIO HOST DINO COSTA ON-AIR INTERVIEW
Las Vegas, NV March 8, 2013—On February 22, 2013, Joel Franco, founder of Chesapeake Films, talked on air with radio host Dino Costa about the Chesapeake Films documentary “Dino Costa – Truth Unscripted “. Chesapeake Films announces that it has started pre-production for a documentary to be completed in 2013 about the life of controversial…