Jade of Death

2017  |  Fantasy, Action, Drama  |  6 x 10 minutes

Small town girl Jade has a powerful ability. She can hear when and how people are going to die. She ran away from her hometown and gets by working at a seedy freak show carnival as the “Fortune-Teller of Death”, but now people are after her. There’s more to her past than she lets on, and there’s more to her abilities than she knows.


Project Details

Writer/Director: Erin Good
Producer: Taylor Litton-Strain
Created by Erin Good

Cast: Bernie Van Tiel with Nicholas Hope, Jordan Cowan, Yoshi Washington, Susan Prior, Sara West, Miles Paras, Jeremy Waters, and Chloe De Los Santos.

International Distributor: Rockzeline
Developed through Berlinale Project Lab 2016, Recipient of Queer Screen Completion Fund, Principal Finance from Screen Australia Online Production Fund


Project Links

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Screening Details

Upcoming Screenings:
Rio Webfest, BRAZIL Nov 2018
NYC Webfest, US Nov 2018
New Zealand Webfest, NZ Nov 2018

To express interest in acquiring "Jade of Death" for TV, VOD or for a festival screening please contact: taylor@lastframeproductions.com


Awards

Project Success

Noteable Achievements 
Selected for Berlinale Short Project Lab 2016
Quarter Finalist Screen Craft TV Pilot Contest 2016
Selected for Melbourne Web Fest & ABC iview's Pitch Perfect Program 2016
Recipient of Screen Australia's Multiplatform Fund 2017
Recipient of Queer Screen Completion Fund  2017

Official Selections
International Academy of Web Television Awards, US 2017
Vancouver Webfest, CANADA 2018
Rome Web Awards, ITALY 2018
Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival, AUSTRALIA 2018LA Webfest, US 2018
OUT WebFest, US 2018
T.O Webfest, CANADA 2018 
Melbourne Web Series Festival, AUSTRALIA 2018
LA Webfest, US 2018
Cinema Jove, SPAIN 2018
Series Fest, US 2018
Hollyshorts, US 2018
Bilbao Seriesland, SPAIN 2018
Seoul Webfest, SOUTH KOREA 2018
Rio Webfest, BRAZIL 2018
Raindance, UK, 2018
UK Webfest, UK 2018
Asia Web Awards, SOUTH KOREA 2018

Award Nominations Yet To Be Announced:

Best Actress (Action/Sci-fi/Horror) - Bernie Van Tiel, Best Actor (Action/Sci-fi/Horror) - Nicholas Hope – Rio Webfest, BRAZIL 2018

Best Director, Best Mystery/Thriller and Best Webseries – NYC Webfest, US 2018

Award Nominations:
Best Writing, Best Production Design, Best Sound, Best Original Music, Best Costume Design, Best Female Performance, Bernie Van Tiel, Best Male Performance, Nicholas Hope - International Academy of Web Television 2017

Best Thriller, Best Thriller Screenplay, Best Thriller Film Editing, Best Thriller Actor, Nicholas Hope, Best Thriller Actress, Bernie Van-Tiel, Best Thriller Actress, Jordan Cowan, Best Thriller Supporting Actor, Jeremy Waters, Best Thriller Supporting Actor, Yoshi Hausler, Best Thriller Supporting Actress, Miles Paras, Best Thriller Supporting Actress, Sara West, Best Thriller Supporting Actress, Susan Prior, Best Thriller Cast, Best Thriller Trailer, Best Thriller Poster, Best Sexy Actress, Bernie Van-Tiel, Best Villain, Nicholas Hope, Best Young Actress, Chloe De Los Santos
– Rome Web Awards, ITALY 2018

Best Fantasy, Best Original Score, Best Actress, Jordan Cowan  – Vancouver WebFest, CANADA, 2018

Australian Director’s Guild Nomination for Erin Good – ADG Awards 2018

Outstanding Drama, Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Actress, Bernie Van Tiel, Outstanding Actor, Jeremy Waters, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Nicholas Hope, Outstanding Cinematography, Outstanding Editing, Outstanding Sound and Outstanding Score – LAWebFest 2018

Best Australian Drama– Melbourne WebFest, AUSTRALIA 2018

Best Series, Best scfi/fantasy/horror, Best Supporting Actor, Nicholas Hope – Bilbao Seriesland 2018

Best Suspense Thriller and Best Production Design - Asia Web Awards 2018


Reviews and Press

After Ellen | October 2018
5 of the Best Lesbian Web Series You May Have Missed in 2018.... read more

Celeb Mix | October 2018
Jade of Death nominated for Best Web Series at NYC Webseries.... read more

Paste | July 2018
At SeriesFest, TV's "Golden Age" Produces a Gold Rush.... read more

ABC Radio National | June 2018
New talent in the area of web and TV series'.... listen here

IndieWire | June 2018
Nicholas Hope wins Best Actor for Jade of Death in Series Fest Independent Pilot Drama Competition.... read more

LOTL | June 2018
The LOTL fave will be competing at the 'Sundance of TV Festivals' Seriesfest..... read more

Snobby Robot | June 2018
JADE OF DEATH selected as independent pilot in competitive US television festival.... read more

Spotlight Report | June 2018
JADE OF DEATH continues to wow audiences around the world with its slick production, darkly compelling narrative and LGBTQI themes.... read more

FilmInk | June 2018
This LGBTQI+ themed series is up for Best Pilot.... read more

Female.com.au | June 2018
Australian Supernatural Thriller Pilot To Have U.S. Premiere In Competition At 'Sundance Of TV Festivals' Seriesfest... read more

Sydney Arts Guide | February 2018
Sydney Arts Guide reviews Jade of Death - A Stylish Supernatural Mystery... read more

Herald Sun | February 2018
Taylor Litton-Strain on why it's important to show same-sex couples on screen... read more

ImpulseGamer | February 2018
Interview with Taylor Litton-Strain to chat about new series Jade of Death... read more

ImpulseGamer | February 2018
Interview with Erin Good to chat about new series Jade of Death... read more

Skipi TV Watch This | February 2018
CJ Johnson sits down with writer-director Erin Good and actress Bernie Van Tiel... watch

Girl.com.au | February 2018
Interview with Taylor Litton-Strain, Producer of Jade of Death... read more

Female.com.au | February 2018
Interview with Erin Good, Writer/Director of Jade of Death... read more

Cinema Australia | February 2018
New trailer revealed for Erin Good’s supernatural thriller Jade of Death... read more

FilmInk | February 2018
Jade of Death Gets a New Trailer and a Public Premiere... read more

Film Shortage | February 2018
Jade of Death featured trailer... read more

February 2018 Jade of Death to Premiere at Mardi Gras 2018
Spotlight Report ... read more
MovieHole ... read more
Impulse Gamer ...read more
Sydney Arts Guide... read more

LOTL | January 2018
Jade of Death top pick from 2018 Mardi Gras Film Festival... read more

Cinema Australia | November 2017
Jade of Death featured as trailer for the day... read more

Showtime Legends | October 2017
Jade of Death score top IAWTV Honors... read more

FilmInk | October 2017
Jade of Death receives 11 nominations at IAWTV Awards in LA... read more

The Conversation | June 2017
How web series are shaking up Australia’s screen industry... read more

FilmInk | April 2017
Jade of Death one of 12 projects to score production funding as Screen Australia disburses over $1M in latest funding round... read more

Inside Film | March 2017
Rockzeline signs multiplatform series ‘Jade of Death’... read more

FilmInk | March 2017
Jade of Death: Australian Supernatural Lesbian Drama Gets International Distribution... read more

Sydney Arts Guide | January 2017
[Jade of Death]... looks fantastically creepy and atmospheric.... read more

Inside Film | January 2017
Queer Screen helps to bring two projects to screen... read more

FilmInk | January 2017
Winners of Queer Screen’s Completion Fund Announced.... read more

Australian Cultural Fund, Artist Profile | June 2016
After successfully raising over $17,000 in crowdfunding, The Jade of Death team share insights for artists considering crowdfunding.... read more

Inside Film | June 2016
Shortlist unveiled for Melbourne Web Fest-ABC iview initiative Pitch Perfect... read more

FilmInk | February 2016
Producer Taylor Litton-Strain talks us through her upcoming supernatural series ‘Jade of Death’, which has been workshopped at the Berlin Film Festival’s Short Project Lab... read more

Australia on Screen | February 2016
The Australian producer and director behind Berlinale-bound Jade of Death explain how creator Erin Good’s vision caught the attention of Berlin International Film Festival... read more

AFTRS eNews | February 2016
Web series Jade of Death, created by two AFTRS alumna has been chosen as one of only ten international projects to participate in the prestigious Berlinale Talents Short Project Lab in Germany this month... read more

Access All Areas | February 2016
Director Erin Good talks about cast Jade of Death... read more

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