CinemaKC Presents Patrick Rea’s “Winter Chillers”

KANSAS CITY, MO – CinemaKC, a not-for-profit organization connecting film related groups in Kansas and Missouri, will Present “Winter Chillersa compilation of films by Writer-Director-Producer, Patrick Rea, on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at the Screenland Crown Center at 7:30 p.m.   The event will be preceded by an informal mixer at 6:30 p.m.  Cast and crew members of the films will be on hand to meet the public before and after the screening. The evening will include the screening of five of Patrick Rea’s ‘Best of the Best” short films.

Patrick Rea graduated University of Kansas in 2002, receiving a degree in film with a minor in communications.  In 2001, Rea collaborated with Ryan S. Jones and formed their Company, SenoReality Pictures.  Since 2004, Rea has directed over 20 short films, many that have garnered acclaim and positive reviews, with several still on the film festival circuit.

The “Winter Chillers” program will screen the following films which were produced by SenoReality Pictures and Free State Studios:  Now That You’re Dead” (Heartland Emmy nominee) (13 min)  A dark comedy about a cheating husband, his mistress and a murderous wife, with a supernatural twist.  “Mrs. Brumett’s Garden” (Heartland Emmy nominee) (22 min)  An elderly woman believes she is talking to fairies in her garden.  “Time’s Up, Eve” (local premiere) (12 min) In the 1940’s, a woman pursued through the city must elude shadowy figures who have claimed the souls of her loved ones.  “Get Off My Porch” (13 min) A man is terrorized by persistent Girl Scouts selling ‘delicious’ cookies.   The fifth film, “Do Not Disturb” – (13 min) A supernatural thriller about a mysterious man, hiding in a hotel, who is visited by an unseen admirer, was produced by SenoReality Pictures and  Vedros Motion Productions.

Rea is quick to say, “I did not do it alone” giving credit to the rest of his productive team:

Ryan S. Jones, Sound-Editor-Producer, Co-Founder of SenoReality Pictures, a native Kansan and graduate of University of Kansas does the sound editing and sound mixing, as well as creates motion graphics, 3D animation and special effects.  Jones is currently employed at Bic Media.    Hanuman Brown-Eagle, Director of Photography, has been working in the Kansas City area for the past 7 years, has shot more than 60 short films, music videos and features.  Hanuman’s work has garnered over 40 awards, and has received three Emmy nominations for humanitarian documentaries.  Also on the productive team with Rea, Jones and Brown-Eagle are Josh Robinson, Editor, and Jon Niccum, Co-Writer, Producer.  

Tickets for the event are $8, and are available at  www.screenland.com or at the door.  Tickets for Students and IFC-KC members are $5.   CinemaKC is an initiative of the Film Society of Greater Kansas City, connecting with movie lovers since 1991.

For more information contact John Shipp at 816-718-4337 or  nshipp@kc.rr.com.

1 Comment

  1. Movie Lover on January 26th, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    What a great crowd and what a great evening and what totally entertaining short films!

    Love to see what great movies are in Mr. Rea’s and his groups future.

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