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The name Styopa is a character derived from "The Barbarians" by Maxim Gorky. Styopa personifies resilience, and believes that one can always choose their point of view regardless of their circumstances, and with that create their own life.




• • • Katherine Griffin is the Co-Producer of the feature documentary LADDIE: THE MAN BEHIND THE MOVIES (directed by Amanda Ladd-Jones). The film has been selected to screen at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (Opening Night film) Napa Valley Film Festival, Heartland Film Festival (Closing Night film).

• • • BAD THINGS, our first TV Pilot has been selected as a Semi-Finalist in the Page Screenwriting Awards.

• • • ROSE COLORED WORLD, a 4 minute short film written & directed by Katherine Griffin and produced by Jon Bachmann and Emilia Arau is screening in NewFilmmakers Los Angeles.

• • • BUTTERFLIES & LIGHTNING is a Semi-Finalist in the Zoetrope Screenwriting Competition.

• • • For the third year in a row, our screenplays have placed in UCLA's Professional Program in Screenwriting competition.

• • • Our screenplay for THE REVENGE is a Semi-Finalist in the NICHOLL SCREENWRITING FELLOWSHIP.

• • Our screenplay for ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE has advanced to the semi-finals of the Final Draft screenwriting competition, and has been listed among the TOP 25 thriller screenplays in the Tracking Board screenplay competition.

• • We are happy to announce that we have sold our latest award winning short film USE AS DIRECTED to SHORTS INTERNATIONAL.

• • We are developing several exciting projects and will keep you informed as they come to fruition.