Material Wealth

by | May 9, 2019 | Playwriting | 0 comments

About

Gregory Crafts

Gregory Crafts

Creative Multi-Hyphenate

An award-winning multi-hyphenate creative artist, with more than twenty-five years of experience as an actor, playwright, director, designer, and theatrical producer under his belt, Greg graduated from Emerson College in Boston, MA with a Bachelor’s in Theatre Studies in 2003. Soon after, Greg migrated to Los Angeles seeking adventure in the entertainment industry. He currently resides in North Hollywood, CA with his wife, Jenn, and their three cats.

Material Wealth by Hold For Plane Pictures, written by Courtney Bell, Gregory Crafts, Kip Stolberg, and Jacob David Smith. Congratulations to Kimberly Niccole for her Best Supporting Actress Nomination for this film!

MATERIAL WEALTH (Basically King Lear) is a comedy short film created for the 2019 48-Hour Comedy Film Project. From award-winning Los Angeles production company Hold For Plane Pictures. When his wealthy parents pass away, down-on-his-luck Cooper appears to have once again been forgotten, but he soon learns a valuable lesson in what’s truly important. Plus, he meets a knight!

This touching homage to Wes Anderson films was nominated for several awards at the competition’s ‘Best Of’ ceremony, including Best Supporting Actress (Kimberly Niccole), Best Use of Line, and runner up winner for Best Use of Prop.

Requirements for 2019 Los Angeles 48-Hour Film Comedy Project Included:
Genre by Random Pick: Dramedy
Line: “What’d he say?”
Character: Keira or Kevin Lewton
Prop: Vest

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Material Wealth is a Hold For Plane Pictures Production.

WRITTEN BY:
Courtney Sara Bell
Gregory Crafts
Jacob David Smith
Kip Stolberg

STARRING:
Travis Joe Dixon (Cooper Lear)
Kimberly Niccole (Keira Lewton)
Lisa K. Wyatt (Regan Lear)
Cyanne McClairian (Goneril Lear)
Matt LePage (Homeless Knight)

CREW:
Directed By: Jacob David Smith
Assistant Director: Omar Amir
Director of Photography: Beth Wallan
Editor: Beth Wallan
Sound Engineer: Bobby McGlynn
Script Supervisor: Ann Hurd
Grip/Production Assistant: Adam Briggs
Executive Producer: Jim Martyka

SPECIAL THANKS:
Liz Fenning
Rachel Lahnen Dixon
Stella Marantz
AJ Stolberg
Finley Stolberg
Paxton Stolberg
Lindsay Smith
Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

MUSIC LICENSES for Material Wealth

“Bummin on Tremelo” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

“Mighty and Meek” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

“Noble Race” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

A Hold for Plane Pictures Production – This film was made for the 48 Hour Film Project 2019. https://www.48hourfilm.com

The Hold for Plane team at the Red Carpet Premiere of Material Wealth

About

Gregory Crafts

Gregory Crafts

Creative Multi-Hyphenate

An award-winning multi-hyphenate creative artist, with more than twenty-five years of experience as an actor, playwright, director, designer, and theatrical producer under his belt, Greg graduated from Emerson College in Boston, MA with a Bachelor’s in Theatre Studies in 2003. Soon after, Greg migrated to Los Angeles seeking adventure in the entertainment industry. He currently resides in North Hollywood, CA with his wife, Jenn, and their three cats.

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