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About Us

Established in 2001, Utopian Productions is a production company that began in New York before relocating to Los Angeles. We hope that our films entertain you as much as they entertained us while making them.

Roger Stern

Reformed criminal Roger Stern trusts the wrong dame and falls into a spiral down back into the "business." Only this is one job that he might not live through.

Clint Powers

The Paw is a modern film noir that follows Clint Powers, a square jawed detective, as he hunts down the murderer of a wealthy collector and attempts to locate a valuable missing piece from the victim's collection; a mummified monkey's paw.
 
Clint Powers & The Mobster's Wife is a sequel to the film noir 'The Paw' and sees Nathaniel Marston returning to the role of Detective Clint Powers. The film pits Powers against New Troy City's toughest crime lord, Vincent Mandala, while trying to rescue a dame who has gotten herself in too deep.

Man in the Basement

A unique horror piece that asks the question of "what would you do if your wife cheated on you with someone named Deke and murdered you?" Seek undead bloody revenge of course.

Fate

How far would you go to save the woman you love? With just a touch, Sam has visions of people's deaths, an ability that he has tried his best to ignore (since an accident at a young age). But after meeting Michelle and falling for her, Sam gets a vision he can't ignore.

The Paw

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The Paw is a modern film noir that follows Clint Powers, a square jawed detective, as he hunts down the murderer of a wealthy collector and attempts to locate a valuable missing piece from the victim's collection; a mummified monkey's paw.


Written and Directed by Ritchie Steven Filippi.


LEAD CAST
Nathaniel Marston as CLINT POWERS
Allyn Bard as VICTORIA THORNHILL
Tony Rossi as JOSEPH SEBASTIEN
Allegra McBane as VALERIE ARCHER

DETAILS
Run Time: 15:00
Aspect Ratio: Full Screen
Genre: Film-Noir
Format: 16 MM


AWARDS: Hofstra Film Festival: Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Production Design

Man in the Basement

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A unique horror piece that asks the question of "what would you do if your wife cheated on you with someone named Deke and murdered you?" Seek undead bloody revenge of course.


Directed by Ritchie Steven Filippi.


LEAD CAST
Kieran Valla as THE MAN IN THE BASEMENT
Matthew Metzger as DEKE
Allyn Bard as DARCY

DETAILS
Run Time: 3:30
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Genre: Horror
Format: Mini DV

Un-Undead

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Un-Undead is a zombie tale like no other. It's a bizarre mix of George Romeo, Twilight Zone and The WB. Jerry and Susie are your averge teenage zombies, but on this not so average day, they take the wrong path and face the most unspeakable monsters on the planet... humans.


Directed by Ritchie Steven Filippi.


LEAD CAST
David Storch as JERRY ZOMBIE
Danielle Lemay as SUSIE ZOMBIE
Kieran Valla as TOM
Sarah Delpizzo as MALLORY
Christopher Holly as REDNECK

DETAILS
Run Time: 5:33
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Genre: Horror - Comedy
Format: Mini DV

Creature from Grandma

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A young girl's birthday is interrupted by an illusive intruder. Can her sister and mild mannered boyfriend stop the horrifying menace. Terror and panic strike as the creature from Grandma approaches. Who will survive?


Written and Directed by J Hanna.


LEAD CAST
Sarah Delpizzo as SARAH
Jessica Ader as CHRISTINA
Kieran Valla as KIERAN

DETAILS
Run Time: 7:47
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Genre: Horror
Format: Mini DV

Bittersweet Romance

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Two lovers realize that they can no longer be together, only to remember all the good times. Will their past bring them closer together or drive them further apart?


Directed by J Hanna.


LEAD CAST
Sarah Delpizzo as SUSAN
Ritchie Filippi as JAKE

DETAILS
Run Time: 2:15
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Genre: Comedy
Format: Mini DV


AWARDS: 2005 HTV Awards: Best Comedy Winner and Best in Show Grand Prize

Clint Powers and the

Mobster's Wife

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The film is a sequel to the recent film noir 'The Paw' and sees Nathaniel Marston returning to the role of Detective Clint Powers. The film pits Powers against New Troy City's toughest crime lord, Vincent Mandala, while trying to rescue a dame who has gotten herself in too deep.


Directed by Ritchie Steven Filippi.


LEAD CAST
Nathaniel Marston as CLINT POWERS
Julie Cavaliere as EVA MANDALA
Ken Simmons as VINCENT MANDALA

DETAILS
Run Time:
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Genre: Film-Noir
Format: HD

The Guitar

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The Guitar is a story about the struggles of Dan (Tim McGroarty) to get his ex girlfriend, Kelly, (Jamie Herzing) back into his life. Will their love be rekindled or burn away?


Directed by Joe Bonfiglio.


LEAD CAST
Jamie Herzing as KELLY
Tim McGroarty as DAN

DETAILS
Run Time: 5:00
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Format: Mini DV