Founded in 2008 by Producer David Bianchi, Exertion Films is an award winning independent production consortium specializing in realizing the Director’s and/or the client’s vision. As of 2018 Exertion Films has 20 produced projects on IMDB with various projects in development.
We produce narrative features, documentary, music video, behind the scenes and narrative short. We cover all levels of production
We have a clear understanding of emerging technologies; RED Camera workflows, ARRI, Alexa, Black Magic, Cannon cameras and aerial drone work.
We enlist an award winning team of staff to ensure maximum efficiency and professional expertise from beginning to end of every project we participate in.
Our goal is to produce visually stimulating content that appeals to contemporary audiences, matching (and in many cases) superseding expectations in the marketplace.
EXERTION FILMS OFFICIAL SHOWREEL - 2018
Exertion's first feature film (critically acclaimed) “Farewell Darkness” (Directed by Daniel J Pico) world premiered in Chicago at the Roger Ebert Center to a sold out crowd and won Best Feature Film at the Delray Beach Intl. Film Festival (2008). Best Feature Film at the Drake International (Italy, 2008).“Farewell Darkness” is available on “Amazon”.
Their third feature film "McDick" starring Danny Trejo and Mo Colins will release in 2017. Exertion's fourth feature film "All Out Dysfunktion!" released Nationwide in 2016 and is now available on HULU / Amazon Prime & Apple TV and worldwide.
Currently in production is the new feature film CATALYST (Directed by Christopher Folkens) starring Michael Roark, Noel Guglielmi, Patrick Kilpatrick and David Bianchi, slated to release in late 2019. David is also a writer on this project.
Exertion Films has received several accolades and awards including The Imagen Award (Latino Golden Globe) for the acclaimed film Our Vows that world premiered at the Hollywood Film Festival.