"Smile"... The multiple award winning feature film from Executive Producer Martin O'Neal's Dark Forest Films. Filmed primarily in Mainland China, a groundbreaking event that foreshadowed the explosive growth of Western film collaboration with Mainland China, now the second biggest film market in the world, and growing... Also filmed briefly in Malibu, California, with a stellar international cast that includes Sean Astin, Beau Bridges, Linda Hamilton, Cheri Oteri, Erik Von Detten and a young Mika Boorem ("The Patriot", "Along Came A Spider", "Hearts In Atlantis"), as well as some of the most influential Chinese megastar actors & actresses, and multiple award winning creative professionals in the film industry from around the world. The vision of Martin O'Neal's Dark Forest Films, in collaboration with writer/director Jeff Kramer and Producer Kip Konwiser produced "Smile", and launched the independent Dark Forest Films showcasing how the American soul & spirit, approach to the business of filmmaking, and creative collaborations can reinvigorate, reinvent, entertain and inspire an industry and its worldwide audience.
By becoming part of Dark Forest Films upcoming projects, you too can participate in an industry known for its excitement, scope and reach and the Dark Forest brand that is always mindful of heart and soul.