BRICK TOPPRODUCTIONS INC. Connecting Film and Capital
Experience Independent Film as an Insider If you’ve ever dreamed about being part of the movie business, this is your opportunity! Brick Top opens up all the possibilities of the independent film industry for you. As a Brick Top equity owner, you’ll enjoy a wide range of exclusive perks and benefits—including access to industry events that offer great opportunities to meet successful writers, directors, on-screen talent and our distinguished board of Brick Top Insiders. Most importantly, you’ll personally benefit from everything currently and anything that ever will be in the Brick Top Premiere Portfolio, our showcase of feature film and television projects.
What is Brick Top Productions? Brick Top is an independent film studio and financier with a member community of high- net-worth individuals who work together to produce top-tier feature films and television shows.
The independent film phenomenon There is a definite consumer appetite for independent film—and it continues to grow. Audiences are now demanding to see independent films at the local cinema. For years, the film industry has had barriers to entry, making it difficult to connect experienced filmmakers with film enthusiasts
The solution We have created a new standard for independent filmmaking by uniting an exclusive community of qualified independent film enthusiasts with an independent film studio and specialized film financiers. Our team has proven experience in every phase of television and filmmaking: Development, production, marketing and distribution. We are actively engaged in bringing unique, compelling independent stories to the
THE BUSINESS : Brick Top, was organized for the purpose of financing the production and distribution of television Pilots and feature films that will be licensed for exploitation in domestic and international theatrical, television, cable, home video and pay per view markets. Brick Top has completed its first television pilot, and anticipates actively seeking additional
The Initial Project – “The Doorman” Brick Top has just completed the financing, development, and production, of a television pilot titled “The Doorman” which was written and directed by Nicholas Turturro, who also starred in the project.
Nicholas Turturro Nicholas is an American film, television and prolific on-stage character actor, perhaps best known for his role as Dennis Franzs and Gordon Clapps’ rookie plainclothes partner, Sgt. James Martinez, on NYPD Blue (a role he played from 1993 to 2000). Nicholas garnered an Emmy nomination for playing Officer/Det./Sgt. James Martinez on the TV program NYPD Blue, where he sparked a wonderful on and off screen chemistry between both Franz & Clapp and became a favorite among younger viewers. His list of credits include portraying Al Capone in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles and playing the role of "Brucie" in the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard as well as "Renaldo" in I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.
Michael Badalucco Michael is the son of Joe Badalucco, a movie set carpenter, and Jean, a homemaker. Known for being shy, he nonetheless found he could have a release by acting in school productions. He attended the State University of New York at New Paltz. For two decades he worked as a prop master on New York-based movies. He caught the occasional minor acting role along the way. He was noticed on the set of Michelle Pfeiffers One Fine Day (1996) movie set. She touted him to her husband, David E. Kelley for "The Practice" (1997) television series he was putting together. Initially, Michael was just being considered for one episode as a flasher, but his permanent role as "Jimmy" quickly materialized.
Anthony DeSando Anthony De Sando (born December 4, 1965), also known as Anthony Joseph De Santis, is an American actor. He is of Italian descent, his grandparents were immigrants from the southern Italian regions, they emigrated due to better work opportunities to the United States. De Sando is often being displayed as a jocker and dappered villain in mob films such as New Jack City. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He has appeared in such television series as L.A. Law, Crossing Jordan, NYPD Blue, Without a Trace and Sex and the City. One of his most prominent roles is Brendan Filone in The Sopranos. He also starred in A Day In Black And White and co-starred in the movies Cement, Beer League and The Whole Shebang. He also did the voice of Reggie in The Sopranos: Road to Respect video game. Recently he appeared as a character in Dito Montiels films A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints and Fighting.
Vincent Pastore Welcome to the world of Vincent Pastore. A former bar owner from New Rochelle, New York, Vincent discovered acting late in life (at the insistence of Matt Dillon and his brother Kevin) and since it has become his calling. A versatile actor, he has appeared on Broadway in the smash hit, "Chicago" as Amos Hart. Having appeared in several movies including "Revolver", "Gotti", "This Thing of Ours", "Mickey Blue Eyes", "Mafia", "The Jerky Boys", "Made", "Two Family House" and "Hurricane" with Denzel Washington (to name a few). Vincent is also a familiar face on television. Besides playing the character, Big Pussy Bonpensiero, on "The Sopranos", Vincent has also made television appearances on NBCs "Ed", VH1s "Celebrity Fit Club", "The Practice", "Witness to the Mob", "Law & Order", the Soap Opera, "One Life to Live", "Americas Most Wanted", and "Vegas" and more recently Donald Trumps "Celebrity Apprentice". Besides all this, he has also found the time to be the host on the Repo Man television series, traveling all over the United States, to recover unpaid secured debts.
Danny Hoch is an actor, playwright and director whose plays have garnered many awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, 2 OBIE’s, an NEA Solo Theatre Fellowship, 2 Sundance Fellowships, the CalArts/Alpert Award In Theatre and a Tennessee Williams Fellowship. His plays have toured to 50 U.S. cities and 15 countries. He is a Senior Fellow at the New School’s Vera List Center For Art & Politics and his writings on hip-hop, race and class have appeared in The Village Voice, New York Times, Harpers, The Nation, American Theatre, and various books: Out Of Character, Extreme Exposure, Creating Your Own Monologue and Total Chaos. His book Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop is in its second printing by Villard Books/Random House. His writing and acting credits for television and film include Bamboozled, Washington Heights, Prison Song, Some People, Subway Stories, Thin Red Line, Whiteboys, Blackhawk Down, American Splendor, War Of The Worlds, Lucky You, We Own The Night, HBO Def Poetry and the film version of Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop. In 2000 Mr. Hoch founded the Hip-Hop Theater Festival which has since presented over 100 Hip-Hop Generation plays from around the globe and now appears annually in several American cities. He directed Will Powers Flow (New York Theatre Workshop), Paul Flores’ Representa (Mission Cultural Center), and his own Till The Break Of Dawn (Abrons Arts Center). He was the 2007 Sundance Theatre Lab’s Playwright-In-Residence and was awarded a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship for Drama. His latest play Taking Over, about gentrification in New York City premiered at The Public Theater in November 2008 after a free tour of Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.
Bobby Cannavale Cannavale began his acting career in the theater – with no acting training – and gained early film roles in Night Falls on Manhattan (1997) and The Bone Collector (1999), Cannavale became well-known when he starred as Bobby Caffey for two seasons on Third Watch. Following this, in 2001, he starred with Alan Arkin in 100 Centre Street – which was written and directed by Sidney Lumet, his then-father-in-law. In 2002, he joined the cast of Ally McBeal for the last five episodes but the show was then cancelled. Following this, he starred with Yancey Arias and Sheryl Lee in the miniseries Kingpin. In 2003, Cannavale briefly appeared on the last two episodes of Oz. From 2004 to 2006, he had a recurring guest role on Will & Grace as Vince DAngelo, the first long- term boyfriend for Will (Eric McCormack) on the show. For this role, he won his first Emmy Award as "Outstanding Guest Star in a Comedy Series" in 2005. He has also appeared in the films Snakes on a Plane, The Guru (2002), Shall We Dance? (2004) and Romance & Cigarettes (2005), and guest starred in Sex and the City, Six Feet Under, Oz, Law & Order - and its spin-off series Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He appeared in The Take (2007) alongside John Leguizamo and Tyrese Gibson, as Agent Steve Perelli.
Description of the Pilot The Doorman is an urban dramatic comedy set in New York City. It is centered on the life experiences of a doorman at a historic and upscale Central Park South hotel. The doorman and his colorful cast of friends, through interactions with one another and the hotel’s upper class celebrity and high society guests, provide a unique perspective of everyday life in the big city and of the similarities and distinctions between the classes. Nicholas Turturro describes
Current projects Brick Top is currently in the developmental stages of its next project a major feature length film. There is in fact a limited opportunity for investors to get involved at the ground level and to participate in the benefit of the revenue generated by this and all other future projects produced and acquired by Brick Top.
Investment Brick Top is currently in the process of filing a registration statement to become a publicly traded company on the OTC Bulletin Board. There is only a limited opportunity to purchase equity ownership in Brick Top prior to it’s trading publicly. Equity is being offered at $1.00 per share until
Result Now imagine having had equity in a film such as: My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which cost $450,000 to make and has since returned upwards of over $368 million. Or a television show such as Seinfeld or Friends. These are just a few examples of low budget
Vision Now imagine one step further, having had equity in companies such as the following prior to their becoming public:
Other Public Film Companies DreamWorks Animation: Opened in the $30 range, traded to over $43, earning $1.23 per share with a 2.7 billion dollar market cap. Lions Gate Entertainment: Opened around $1.50, traded to over $12 with a 1.1 billion dollar market cap. Regal Entertainment Group: Opened around $17, traded to over $25, earning .36 cents per