Working from a base in Augusta, GA Beyond Casual Media has established a strong production crew and skills base in the city.
Augusta’s growing network of production talent and the city’s welcoming support of the industry provides professional-level capabilities, relevant, varied experience and a track record of proven success, as well as a unique blend of creative talent with a commercial focus.
With the production team’s extensive and diverse history of success in the creation and distribution of content and Independent film production, as well as work for-hire digital, film and video , BCM is focused on the production of low budget, high quality original IP and creative content, including projects for TV, SVOD, AVOD and other streaming and digital platforms.
Our Objective is to create a sustainable slate of interesting, diverse, commercially responsible and high quality lower budget feature productions, providing ongoing ROI for distributors and for our investment base.
Our Productions are:
"Mister Sleep" is an original 2023 American Slasher film, directed by Rob Hollocks and written by Hollocks and Amy Bailey. It is the first feature in the intended Mister Sleep franchise:“The Sleep cycle.’
The film follows a deranged killer who survives prison execution and is reborn as a terrifying and unstoppable force of nature who unleashes savage and bloody revenge on a group of insomnia patients participating in a new drug trial - a group who he believes have stolen his memories. The film combines the horror of the slasher genre with strong and memorable characters, locked on a collision course with a terrifying and relentless antagonist.
"Applewood" is a supernatural mystery thriller, directed by Rob Hollocks and written by Hollocks and Amy Bailey. After the sudden death of her husband, Kaitlynn Harris continues with their dream of renovating “Applewood’ – a rambling old Georgia Mansion. Struggling against depression and her domineering mother, Kaitlynn begins to have ‘episodes’ – flashbacks to a previous era, connecting her to the mysterious disappearance of 15-year old Lucy Applewood. As Kaitlynn becomes entwined with the disturbing history of the house and the people who inhabited it, the line between her reality and her ‘episodes’ becomes increasingly blurred, causing her and others around her to question her mental health. With her connection to Lucy deepening, Kaitlynn realizes she will have to solve the mystery of the girl’s disappearance if she hopes to make it out of Applewood with her sanity – and her life – intact.
Encounter is an American science fiction film starring Luke Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Tom Atkins, Glenn Keogh, Vincent M. Ward, Cheryl Texiera and Christopher Showerman. Written and directed by Paul J. Salamoff.
A group of friends bring an otherworldly object back to their home, but they soon discover that it holds even greater secrets than they could imagine. But as government agents start to show rising interest in the event, time is running out to ascertain the alien's true intentions.
*WINNER: BEST INDEPENDENT MOVIE 2022 SATURN AWARDS*