There were police and security guards at the Kanata Inn in Fort Saskatchewan a couple weeks ago.
Studio 7.62 based out of Fort Saskatchewan was shooting their newest short action film 'DIVIDE' on Saturday, Feb.17.
"The film is a Sci-fi action drama. It's about a team of private security contractors in the near future in Chicago where corporations have taken over," said Martin Truscott, the writer/director of Studio 7.62. "It's about this guy who realizes he's the bad guy in fact."
The lead actors are Neil Chase and Lori Leabeau who are both from the area, along with the majority of the cast. Truscott felt there's a lot of untapped talent in the area and that the community has been very supportive.
The local studio has also filmed at Thiel's Greenhouses by Bruderheim and in the Lamont Arena.
"We love to keep it local because we're able to do what we do and feature local talent and feature local locations. We promote local businesses as well."
They specialize in action films, mostly including military or futuristic aspects.
"We sort of started out as like me and my friends, we'd get a bunch of airsoft guns and we'd make a goofy action film," he said.
'DIVIDE' will be 10-15 minutes long and is expected to be released this summer.
Details on the film are on the IMDB page and previous films can be watched on Studio 7.62's YouTube page.
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