Maleficarum Monxa Mala Goes Rough

Maleficarum Monxa Mala Goes Rough The production of MMM is at a completely different level now, it is going ROUGH and by that I mean it’s far into the ROUGH CUT. The holidays were great for all involved in the film but the Good Tidings and MerryMaking did not arrive alone, they had some unpleasant company, a number of predicaments, difficulties …

2018 The Closing of an Era – The Beginning of a New Cycle

2018 The Closing of an Era – The Beginning of a New Cycle 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the creation of Red Feline Pictures to launch of our first Red Feline movie, Red Feline On The Cross. During those 2 decades we produced over 50 films, that’s at almost 3 per year, and amongst them 5 documentaries, 2 for …

Mila À La Croix In The Can Originally published in the Red Feline Club on August, 2018 Things got pretty intense for Mila the last couple of days. She went through hours of torturous situations where she pushed herself beyond her limits, so much that Jac got concerned she might not be willing to go all the way to the end …

Maleficarum II – Monxa Mala – The seeds

A Massive Tree Begins with a Single Seed Seven years ago, Amy and Jac were preparing to shoot two films, Amy’s second feature, Barbazul, and Jac’s new script La Jaula De Dolores (Dolores’ Cage). It was early October 2010, they were pre producing both films, casting, location scouting and so forth. They had a new actress, Mila Joya, who was …

20 Years of Red Feline!

1998 – 2018 Twenty Years of Red Feline! New York in January 1998 was, as it always is in winter, very cold. Camille and JJ were living in a basement apartment in Long Island City. The days were short and nights were long. For a couple of weeks that winter, Jac rented a post production studio to work on the …

Justine, Part One: The Novel

Justine, Part One: The Novel by Rich Moreland, December 2016 Jac Avila’s adaptation of the Marquis de Sade’s novel, Justine, is now available from Pacahamama/Decadent Films. Before taking a critical look at the movie, it’s helpful to have an understanding Sade’s work. All references to the original story, Justine or the Misfortunes of Virtue, posted here come from the Oxford University …

Le Marquis, Part One: The Museum

Le Marquis, Part One: The Museum by Rich Moreland, April 2017 Le Marquis de la Croix is a film by Amy Hesketh that features Jac Avila and Mila Joya. It is available for download or on DVD from Vermeerworks. This is the first of a five-part series on the film and combines a review with commentary from  Amy and Jac. The …

Review of Jac Avila’s JUSTINE

Finally, THE definitive film version of the Marquis DeSade’s JUSTINE. Author: C Dean Andersson 27 October 2016 *** This review may contain spoilers *** Jac Avila has created a definitive film version of the Marquis DeSade’s JUSTINE. The film, based on DeSade’s famous novel about the misfortunes of virtue, is in my opinion true to the book’s spirit and content …

Isabel Faces her ordeals

Isabel Faces her ordeals The Passion of Isabel has begun. The lights are set, illuminating the dungeon in a way that makes it sinister and dangerous, as it should be. The sound is where it should be. Everything is set for it to capture every word, every breath, every lash, every scream. Sound rolling, Jac announces first. Camera 1 rolling, …

The Passion of Isabel Begins

The Passion of Isabel Begins (Originally posted on January 17, 2017) Get your download of The Passion of Isabel The year is 1501… The world is changing after a great discovery of strange and exciting new lands beyond the horizon.  And yet, even amidst this hope, there is still the horror of the Inquisition. It is into this world that Isabel …