For Immediate Release – Toronto, Canada July 22, 2016
True Gravity Productions to Co-Create and Distribute Latest Project from Famed Filmmaker Robert Watts.
Legendary producer Robert Watts with colleagues Mauro Repetto and Typhanie Soulat announced they have selected Toronto’s, True Gravity Productions to create and distribute their new sci-fi television series called “Election Day”. True Gravity is co-creating and producing the project and will also be the exclusive worldwide sales and distribution agent for Election Day.
Robert Watts’ has worked with George Lucas and Steven Spielberg to help create some of the most popular and influential movies of all time, including Star Wars Episodes IV: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, as well as Who Framed Roger Rabbit. His storied career also involved work on the James Bond feature, You Only Live Twice and Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.
When asked about the project Mr. Watts noted, “I can’t wait to present the intensity of “Election Day” to audiences around the globe. It’s concept and storyline gives me the great opportunity to develop a television show for the first time in my career….”
This newest collaboration is with Italian multiplatinum songwriter and co-creator Mauro Repetto, and French writer Typhanie Soulat. Mr. Repetto says of Robert’s involvement, “He has always been a visionary, and he brings his vision to every aspect of this project”.
True Gravity’s President Warren Campbell, while attending MIPTV in Cannes, was invited to a presentation put on by Mauro Repetto & Robert Watts for the proposed television series. He quickly saw the potential for True Gravity Productions and adventurous networks around the world, “It was easy to see that Mr. Watts still has the ability to produce groundbreaking content with a very compelling storyline”, says Campbell.
Election Day: In the year 2055, as the world heads toward political & economic collapse, break-through technologies allow humans, never before seen capabilities. To thwart the anticipated Global revolution an election is proposed to select a “World President” from UNIQUE candidates. They, however, are not the only ones who have come back…
Election Day is a compelling 60 minute sci-fi, drama series that mixes technology with incredible character driven plots and twists. A virtual Pandora’s box for the world of CGI overseen by Visual Effects Editor Tim Eaton, who’s films include, Titanic; Forrest Gump; The Mummy; Men in Black; Back to the Future; Willow; Beowulf; Death Becomes Her; Twister; Polar Express; Field of Dreams and Who Framed Roger Rabbit, etc.