Interview with Gary Busey “CANDiLAND”: “Unorthodox, crazy, dynamic”

Unfathomably original. “CANDiLAND” is a disarming cacophony of brilliance born so far beyond convention that even time will be powerless to dilute it’s impact. It is a movie that will forever linger within the shadows of your late night thoughts. A work this potent can only be brought to life through the charged alchemy of creativity, vision, and talent. Those most responsible for the success of this award-winning endeavor (“Best World Premiere” at The Julien Dubuque International Film Festival 2016) are author Elizabeth Engstrom; writer/director Rusty Nixon (“Best Director,” Los Angeles Independent Film Awards); and actors James Clayton (“Best Actor,” Los Angeles Independent Film Awards), Chelah Horsdal (“Best Actress,” Los Angeles Independent Film Awards), and The Sunscreen Festival 2016 “Legacy Award” winner Gary Busey. […] Full article:...

Interview With Actress Chelah Horsdal, “CANDiLAND”

In the saturated world of entertainment today, it is vital to an actor’s career to find the thing that sets them apart and causes them to be memorable. I have been noticing the work of Chelah Horsdal for some time, and in anticipation of her soon-to-be-released film CANDiLAND that I was privileged to screen, I was quite honored that in spite of her insanely busy schedule, she was willing to answer a few questions about how she got started in the business, her notable and beloved works, and what she aspires to do in the near and distant future. […] Full article:...

Chelah Horsdal chats new award-winning film “CANDiLAND”

Chelah Horsdal is best known for her roles as Maggie Palmer in “Hell on Wheels,” Helen Smith on “The Man in the High Castle,” and as Cat Montgomery in “When Calls the Heart.” Chelah chats about her award-winning film “CANDiLAND” that is out Feb. 7, 2017 as well as her long list of amazing projects that she has in the works. She grew up in the Vancouver community of Kitsilano, and found her way to acting after exploring other careers such as modeling, interior design and creative director of a magazine. […] Full article:...

Award-winning feature “CANDiLAND” starring Oscar nominee Gary Busey to be released in the US on February 7th

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, February 1, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The award-winning “CANDiLAND” stars Oscar nominee Gary Busey (The Buddy Holly Story, Lethal Weapon), Chelah Horsdal (Man in The High Castle, Hell on Wheels) and James Clayton (Minority Report, The 100). The feature film will be released in the United States on February 7th, 2017, by Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC. IndustryWorks Studios will release the film theatrically in Canada in select theatres beginning February 3rd, 2017. CANDiLAND tells the story of intensified mutual attraction to the point of deadly obsession. New lovebirds Peter (James Clayton) and Tess (Chelah Horsdal) find solace in each other’s brokenness. They decide to isolate themselves from the world inside Peter’s apartment, creating their own reality – CANDiLAND, but their possessive love descends into a surreal savagery. Their only hope to survive is the intervention of Peter’s estranged father Arnie (Gary Busey). But will he reach them in time? Gary Busey states, “CANDiLAND teaches us to pay attention to the heart of the injured like you haven’t paid attention before.” […] Full article:...

Interview with ‘CANDiLAND’ star James Clayton

James Clayton is the co-founder of Motorcycle Boy Productions, and is the actor, producer, and creative genius behind the hot new thriller film “CANDiLAND” available out on DVD and Blu-Ray Feb. 7, 2017. Due out soon are more of Clayton’s anticipated projects “Residue,” and “Genesis Code.” He just played Colonel Theodore Roosevelt on “Timeless,” and is also known for his spots on “Supernatural,” “Fringe,” and “Minority Report.” Get to know this talent as Clayton took some time out of his busy schedule to chat… […] Full article:...

Reel People briefs: Agam Darshi, Rendez-Vous French Film Fest, CANDiLAND

CANDiLAND: The locally shot feature film CANDiLAND has its hometown premiere at the Rio Theatre this week. From the press release: “New lovebirds Peter (James Clayton) and Tess (Chelah Horsdal) find solace in each other’s brokenness. They decide to isolate themselves from the world inside Peter’s apartment, creating their own reality – CANDiLAND – but their possessive love descends into a surreal savagery. Their only hope to survive is the intervention of Peter’s estranged father Arnie (Gary Busey). But will he reach them in time?” CANDiLAND is based on the novel by Elizabeth Engstrom and was adapted for the screen by director Rusty Nixon. CANDiLAND – which won Best World Premiere at the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival 2016 – features a long list of Vancouver talent, including Lori Triolo, David Lewis, Dave Collette, and Blaine Anderson. CANDiLAND has its Vancouver premiere at the Rio Theatre on February 3; writer-director Rusty Nixon, actors Chelah Horsdal and James Clayton, and novelist Elizabeth Engstrom will be in attendance for a post-film panel discussion moderated by producer Blaine Anderson. For tickets, visit https://riotheatretickets.ca. Full article:...