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February 10, 2013

Turning Point Movie: New Behind-The-Scenes Webisodes: Serious Set Time in ‘First Friday’ and Girly Fun in ‘Very Stacey’! (MUST WATCH)

New Behind-the-Scenes Webisodes for Turning Point: Serious Set Time in ‘First Friday’ and Girly Fun in ‘Very Stacey’ 

For Immediate Release

London, 6 February 2013.

Fresh off a publicity tour in Lagos, Nigeria which saw the Turning Point team visit TV and radio stations and hold a press conference with the Nigerian media last Friday, HekCentrik Films welcomes the new month with two new behind-the-scenes webisodes of Turning Point by London-based Nigerian filmmaker Niyi Towolawi.

In the run up to the Africa premieres, and following the success of the world premiere attended by leading cast from Hollywood and Nollywood at London IndigO2, the 10-part behind-the-scenes webisodes aim to document the cast and crew’s relentless work across two continents – America and Africa – to bring to life this exciting Hollywood/Nollywood co-production.

Webisode 2 titled ‘First Friday’ documents day 5 on the set of Turning Point on location in America and everyone's settled into a rhythm. ‘First Friday’ proves a busy and ambitious day as the dynamics improve and pace picks up. It is also the first day of Joe Estevez and KD Aubert on set.

Webisode 3 titled ‘Very Stacey’ offers an in-depth look at the inner workings of a key character and a number of scenes involving her. Stacey, played by KD Aubert is pivotal to the story as the "what if" - or "if only" - character who may have changed the shape of things to come for the protagonist Ade Afolabi.

While ‘First Friday’ allows us a peek behind the scenes and the technical choices made by the director, Niyi Towolawi, ‘Very Stacey’ is a fun-filled episode of girly fun, yet professional work by actress and former Victoria’s Secret model KD Aubert, costume designer Precious ‘Wale Adewale and Head of Make up and Hair Lola Maja-Okojevoh.

A compelling story of ethnic prejudice, blurred moral lines, revenge and redemption produced and directed by Towolawi and co-produced by Egor Efiok, Turning Point follows the rise and fall of Ade (Igoni Archibong), Nigerian-American New York City investment banker who is in a relationship with keen-to-marry African-American Stacey (KD Aubert) but is forced into an arranged marriage to seemingly submissive Grace (Jackie Appiah) by his controlling mother (Patience Ozokwor).

With a star studded cast bringing together Hollywood heavyweights Ernie Hudson best known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Sergeant Albrecht in The Crow and Warden Leo Glynn in Oz, Todd Bridges ofDiff’rent Strokes fame, Victoria’s Secret model and actress from Scorpion King, Friday After Next and Soul Plane, KD Aubert, and Joe Estevez with Nollywood’s noted actress Patience Ozokwor (Mama Gee) also known as Mother Africa, Ghana’s celebrated actress Jackie Appiah, Nigerian actress of Blackberry Babes fame Oge Okoye, Turning Point turns into reality what was once a dream of a partnership between the world’s two largest film industries, Hollywood and Nollywood.

Webisode two link:

Following the star-studded London premiere which filled the 1,500 capacity venue IndigO2 with the movers and shakers, Africa and America premiere dates will shortly be released.


Notes to Editors

Webisodes can be found on the links below:

Director and cast of Turning Point are available for interviews and electronic press kits are available.

To request interviews, EPKs and hi res images, please contact info@stwopr.com

Website:         http://www.turningpointmovie.net

Facebook:         http://facebook.com/TurningPointMovie

IMDB:          http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2088957/

Twitter:         @TP_MOVIE

YouTube:         TP2012Movie

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