Since its inception, Vinyl Foote has made its mark in the independent film world, moving from small critically acclaimed short films like Stricken and Little Pumpkin (SXSW 2009) to feature-length documentaries like Altered By Elvis (available on DVD, iTunes, and screening on TV stations internationally). Vinyl Foote co-founder, Jayce Bartok, co-produced and wrote the award-winning feature film, The Cake Eaters (directed by Mary Stuart Masterson), starring Kristen Stewart (Twilight), Aaron Stanford (X-Menem>), and Bruce Dern (Nebraska) and produced by The 7th Floor and 57th and Irving. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, winning multiple awards, and playing at over 60 film festivals globally before its theatrical release. Next, Vinyl Foote produced Jayce Bartok’s featuring directing debut, the award winning drama, Fall To Rise, starring Tony and Indie Spirit nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega, distributed by Panorama Entertainment; as well as the award-winning short film, Suddenly… starring Terry Kinney. Currently, Vinyl Foote is in production on the feature documentary, Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin story about the life of visionary makeup artist, Kevyn Aucoin.
Vinyl Foote Productions leverages today’s most progressive technology in digital filmmaking while capitalizing on competitive state tax incentives to produce films with high-production values at lower production costs. Strong dramatic storylines with unique twists on successful themes are utilized first and foremost for all films. These storylines and themes, as well as Vinyl Foote’s reputation for quality and consistency, attract A-list actors and crew to their projects, as well as attracting a more diverse and global niche audience in the marketplace for Vinyl Foote’s character driven, off-beat dramas. In addition, Vinyl Foote’s documentaries attract great attention for their specific themes and niche markets. Vinyl Foote Productions utilizes their combined industry experience to promote and sell their films to the independent and art house markets, seeking traditional methods of distribution at major film festivals, as well as exploring lucrative sales of ancillary rights around the world, self-distribution, and new media markets of digital distribution.
Vinyl Foote also focuses on commercial, digital content, and new media production utilizing VF’s indie approach to bring production costs down to fit in with your budget. Exploring everything from corporate videos, book trailers, “how to” videos, and branded content, as well as commercials; VF thinks of creative ways to provide digital content to enhance your online presence to strengthen your social media voice.