SunCast Entertainment to Launch Film and Media Production Company in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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SunCast Entertainment, a film and media production company based in Scottsdale, will make its company debut in the Valley as an Official Partner of the Phoenix Film Festival, April 8-15, at Harkins Scottsdale/101 Theater.

"SunCast Entertainment brings a new business model to the state’s entertainment industry along with combining Arizona’s tremendous wealth of talent with our resources in Los Angeles and New York," Matusek said.

SunCast Entertainment, a film and media production company based in Scottsdale, will make its company debut in the Valley as an Official Partner of the Phoenix Film Festival, April 8-15, at Harkins Scottsdale/101 Theater.

SunCast Entertainment’s mission is to make commercially viable, culturally significant, emotionally resonant and intellectually satisfying film and media entertainment for distribution across multiple platforms in this era of “new media” and digital technology.

The founders and key principals of SunCast Entertainment are made up of President and CEO Katrina Matusek, Vice President of Creative Development Marco Santiago Jr. and Chairman Jim Flach.

"We are excited to officially launch SunCast Entertainment at the 10th Annual Phoenix Film Festival and eager to commence a long and successful run in Arizona,” Matusek said. "Arizona is the perfect place to launch our production company. SunCast Entertainment brings a new business model to the state’s entertainment industry along with combining Arizona’s tremendous wealth of talent with our resources in Los Angeles and New York."

Matusek and Santiago Jr. both have projects that will appear at this International Film Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Matusek appears in the full-length feature “Dead Fall Trail”, which will enjoy its world premiere on Friday, April 9, at 10:30 p.m., as well as in “A Turkey”, which will screen at the top of the lineup in the Arizona Shorts Program A, at 2p.m. on Saturday, April 10.

"Fallen Hero", a super 16mm short film written, directed and executive-produced by Santiago Jr., will make its Arizona premiere in the Arizona Shorts Showcase screening at the top of the lineup at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 10.

Santiago Jr. also will serve as a panelist at the Phoenix Film Festival’s panel discussion “Script to Screen: Screenwriting for Independent Film”.

A proud client of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, SunCast Entertainment currently has several projects in various stages of pre-production, including the short film “Xtraction” and the highly-anticipated Marco Santiago Jr. feature film “86”. To find out more about SunCast Entertainment go to http://www.SunCastEntertainment.com, find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SunCastEntertainment or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/suncastent.

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