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Triple Threat Productions LLC
Triple Threat Productions
Natalie Ganey is the co-founder of an independent film production company, Triple Threat Productions. TTP is based in Colorado and has filmed three short films in the past five years that have garnered a number of nominations at film festivals, nationally and internationally. Natalie writes and produces for the company as one in a set of triplets, with her brothers, operating as an actor/producer and director. These three short films have all been shot in Los Angeles, where Natalie lives. But as Natalie is looking to make her directorial debut with her and her production company’s first feature film, she is turning to her home state of Colorado. With plans to begin filming of the feature in the next year.
So to launch the fundraising effort for the film she is putting on a fundraiser on June 9th not only to begin the process of obtaining financing for the film but to also celebrate the filmmaking community in Colorado. All WIFMCO Members are invited. Friday June 9th 6p.m at Larimer Social in Larimer Square.
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Q: How did you get started in the entertainment business and what has your path been like?
A: Ever since I was a kid I’ve been passionate about film. Me and my triplet brothers would make home movies and did so well through high school. Then I went off to California to college and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree majoring in Screenwriting and minoring in Film Studies. It was around this time that my brothers and I formed our production company, Triple Threat Productions; all of us found we filled the roles required to create work on our own, with me operating as the writer, one brother as the actor, and the other as the director. We had all gone to school and gotten an education in these fields and felt the need to author our own work, much like we had done when we were kids. The same desire applies to me now – to not wait for others to tell the good stories. Since graduating college in 2013 I’ve continued to live in Los Angeles and build crew and associates for Triple Threat Productions while writing and producing short films for the company as well as pursuing a career in television writing. Now as our production company is looking to produce our first feature film I am turning to Colorado.
Q: What drew you to Colorado and what do you think the market here has to offer that larger markets don’t?
A: Having been born and raised in Colorado I have always had a deep love for the state. Now as other cities outside of Los Angeles, such as Atlanta and Vancouver, are becoming major hubs for filmmaking there is a great opportunity to do the same for Denver and Colorado – for the narrative film. There already is an awesome production basis within the state in concerns to commercial and reality programming; and there is a great number of art/film students and freelancers who call the state home. It’s no secret that in the last years Denver, and Colorado as a whole, has grown, with Colorado ranking among the top states for economic growth at the end of 2016. I see an opportunity to use this growth and employ a narrative film-making community to further stimulate the state’s economy. Colorado has so much to offer as a landscape for narrative film, from beautiful wildlife and nature environments to thriving urban streets and so much in between. I tend to look at the world through a filmmaker’s eye and often spot a plethora of places in Colorado that could serve as a fresh environment for film stories. The best part is, Colorado is an untapped market. Colorado can provide something new and fresh that other filmmaking states and cities can’t; now you can hardly watch something on television and not spot Vancouver as the backdrop. Vancouver is only one indicator of just how much a city can thrive once it embraces the opportunity to promote film-making. As both a writer and a filmmaker I strive to ensure every story told will be new, fresh, and innovative and I believe there is no better place that offers the capability to tell such stories than Colorado. And, most importantly, there are many other artists here that want the exact same thing.