Twilight in Forks – The Saga of the Real Town
We just received the following announcement:
“Twilight in Forks” Film Documenting the Town Behind the Twilight Books Coming to DVD October 15th
Film takes a look at the real people and places of the remote Washington state town behind the Twilight Series of books by Stephenie Meyer
FORKS, Wash. – Aug. 26, 2009 – In anticipation of the second Twilight film, New Moon, fans will soon be able to see and learn all about the real people and places of Forks, the remote Washington state town behind Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Series of books. Twilight in Forks (http://www.twilightinforks.com), available to pre-order today via Amazon.com, will be available online and in retail stores on October 15th.
Filmed in HD by three-time Emmy Award-winning Director Jason Brown, Twilight in Forks – The Saga of the Real Town, documents the story of the rainiest city in the U.S. – Forks – and the untold tales of its hidden history, culture and mysticism. Since the Twilight movies were not filmed in Forks, this is the chance for fans to see where Stephenie Meyer based her epic teen romance novels.
Are there truly vampires and werewolves in and around Forks? Hear from the real people living their lives in the town Twilight fans know and love. Fans will meet the Chief of Police and hear as he recounts the meal he cooked for Stephenie Meyer, the Forks Outfitters’ employee who gets mistaken for Bella, the vampire transplant who plays the real-life role of Alice, hear self-described Jacob’s grandfather tell the legend of how the Quileutes descended from wolves, and many more of the people and places, including the Cullen House, Swan House and police station, that make Forks the perfect setting for the Twilight Series.
The Twilight in Forks DVD is a must-have for Twilight fans young and old. For more information, visit Twilight in Forks on the Web at: http://www.twilightinforks.com.
About the Producers
Jason Brown is executive vice president of Heckelsville Media, and the director of the movie “Twilight in Forks – The Saga of the Real Town.” Jason’s 25 years of experience in film, television and music production place him in the top tier of creative talent in the industry. With three Emmy Awards, as well as multiple Clios, Tellies and Soundies, Jason’s work has been seen by millions of fans on TV, in theaters and in corporate settings around the world. His credits include features such as Lover’s Lane and Double Impact, recent television shows like A&E’s “Sell this House” and Discovery’s “Super Surgeries,” as well as additional projects for ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Showtime, and the NFL Super Bowl. Jason’s work has been also previewed to audiences at the Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, New York International Film Festival, and the Seattle International Film Festival. His corporate productions for companies like Nintendo, Microsoft, Coke, Nike and National Geographic rounds out a full spectrum of career achievement.
York Baur is president of Heckelsville Media, and the producer of the movie “Twilight in Forks – The Saga of the Real Town.” With 25 years of experience in content development, product marketing and business development, York brings extensive knowledge to the company’s projects. His personal connection to the Twilight phenomenon comes from the summer cabin his family built near Forks, Washington in the 1960s, which he still owns. As an avid outdoors lover, York grew up hiking in the ancient forests of Olympic National Park, and has a deep respect for both the forest and the hearty people who make their living in it. Previously, York spent the last 15 years in executive positions at Northwest online media companies, including InfoSpace, Akamai and Microsoft. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California (USC)."
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