Blue Seraph Productions

Blue Seraph Productions Production company headed by J.T. Tepnapa and Carlos Pedraza [Judas Kiss (2011), The Dark Place (2014) & Something Like Summer (2015)]

Film production company headed by J.T. Tepnapa and Carlos Pedraza. Producer of the acclaimed 2011 feature film, "Judas Kiss," the upcoming "The Dark Place" and "Something Like Summer."

04/27/2018

Blue Seraph Productions produces live events.

12/21/2017
We're coming to Tampa on October 10!
09/26/2017
Something Like Summer: The Movie

We're coming to Tampa on October 10!

TAMPA is our newest film festival to announce. We'll screen there on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 9 pm in one of the coolest theaters in the country. Learn more »

A great week at our New England premiere at QFLIX Worcester, bringing home producing and acting awards!
09/17/2017
Something Like Summer: The Movie

A great week at our New England premiere at QFLIX Worcester, bringing home producing and acting awards!

MORE AWARDS Actor Davi Santos won the Rising Star Award and writer-producer Carlos Pedraza won the Producer's Award at Something Like Summer's New England premiere at QFLIX Worcester.

07/21/2017
Something Like Summer Sizzles at FilmOut San Diego

Something Like Summer SIZZLES at FilmOut San Diego, which put together this awesome video package featuring red carpet interviews with cast and crew at our West Coast Premiere, as well as bits from the Q&A following the screening. We all had a really good time in San Diego, and it shows in these interviews. Enjoy!

Blue Seraph Productions's cover photo
07/04/2017

Blue Seraph Productions's cover photo

06/20/2017
06/05/2017
This Shadow of a Life

FIRST CLIP In these scenes from the feature film, "Something Like Summer," Ben (Grant Davis) and Tim (Davi Santos) compare life from opposite sides of a bathtub, and Ben describes the ups and downs of love in the song, "Shadow," written by rising recording artist John Patrick.

(Closed captioned: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch) From the film adaptation of Lambda Literary Award-winning author Jay Bell's novel, produced by the creators of "Judas Kiss." Starring Grant Davis, Davi Santos, Ben Baur and Ajiona Alexus. The movie features both classic and original songs performed by the stars of the film.

Translations by:
Leonardo del Riego (Spanish)
Chantal de Pessemier (French)
Riina Y.T. (German)
Reading Rainbow Books (Italian)
Jeffrey Tork (Dutch)

The West Coast premiere of Blue Seraph's third feature film, Something Like Summer: The Movie, is June 10, 2017, at the ...
05/11/2017

The West Coast premiere of Blue Seraph's third feature film, Something Like Summer: The Movie, is June 10, 2017, at the FilmOut San Diego Film Festival.

19 days of shooting! Thank you cast and crew!
09/23/2015

19 days of shooting! Thank you cast and crew!

And that's a wrap!

New art for our upcoming feature film, Something Like Summer: The Movie, slated to begin shooting this month. Features s...
08/11/2015

New art for our upcoming feature film, Something Like Summer: The Movie, slated to begin shooting this month. Features star Grant Davis, who plays Ben Bentley. Photo by Eduardo Delgado.

"BOTH THESE guys are doing what they love and combining their passion for storytelling with their ability to take action...
07/31/2015
Hollywood Pro Podcast Features ‘Summer’ Director, Writer | Something Like...

"BOTH THESE guys are doing what they love and combining their passion for storytelling with their ability to take action." – Your Hollywood Pro Podcaster Jordan Gregory, talking about Something Like Summer: The Movie director J.T. Tepnapa and writer-producer Carlos Pedraza.

FOLLOWING UP on last week's interview with author Jay Bell, Your Hollywood Pro podcast's newest episode features Something Like Summer director J.T. Tepnapa and writer-producer Carlos Pedraza. Hosted by Jordan Gregory, the popular industry podcast interviews some of the most important and up-and-com…

AT LAST We have a new Benjamin Bentley for our next film, Something Like Summer: The Movie, shooting in August in Portla...
06/29/2015
The ‘New’ Ben Bentley: Grant Davis | Something Like Summer

AT LAST We have a new Benjamin Bentley for our next film, Something Like Summer: The Movie, shooting in August in Portland. Meet actor-singer-activist Grant Vaughn Davis!

LOS ANGELES — A national search to re-cast the role of Benjamin Bentley came to a successful conclusion this week with talented actor-singer-activist Grant Vaughn Davis named to take the lead in Something Like Summer, producers announced. Grant, 18, is a native of Carson City, Nev., who now lives in…

Blue Seraph Productions's cover photo
06/25/2015

Blue Seraph Productions's cover photo

PRODUCTION POSTPONED — Something Like Summer: The Movie shoot postponed until August. Learn more at our official websi...
06/11/2015
‘Summer’ Shoot Postponed | Something Like Summer

PRODUCTION POSTPONED — Something Like Summer: The Movie shoot postponed until August. Learn more at our official website »

ACTOR AUSTIN McKenzie has dropped out from Something Like Summer, requiring the production to recast the role of Ben Bentley and move its shooting dates forward to late August. Recasting the part is already under way.

Alex Vause, one of the characters of Orange is the New Black is a fan of our first film, Judas Kiss: The Movie Fan Page,...
06/11/2015

Alex Vause, one of the characters of Orange is the New Black is a fan of our first film, Judas Kiss: The Movie Fan Page, according to our friends at Wolfe Video, who found Alex's queue on Netflix.

We love it when fictional characters watch our movies — especially Alex Vause from Orange Is the New Black! Thanks Netflix. LOL! Such a brilliant Season Three promo idea. And of course we think everyone needs to see Judas Kiss: The Movie Fan Page and And Then Came Lola!

Meet our full cast for our upcoming film, Something Like Summer!
05/30/2015
Cast Complete for ‘Summer’ « Blue Seraph Productions

Meet our full cast for our upcoming film, Something Like Summer!

JANA LEE Hamblin (The West Wing) plays Mrs. Bentley, Greg James (Wild) is Mr. Wyman and Tristan Decker portrays Bryce Hunter, leading the Portland cast of Something Like Summer.

We're five weeks away from production on our next feature, Something Like Summer: The Movie. Here's a preview of the wee...
05/22/2015

We're five weeks away from production on our next feature, Something Like Summer: The Movie. Here's a preview of the weekly video production diaries we're producing exclusively for people who contributed to our Indiegogo campaign last December.

A still from the intro to the upcoming video Production Diaries from the Something Like Summer shoot in Portland in June. Photo illustration by Eduardo Delgado. Watch the preview video at http://somethinglikesummer.com/2015/05/preview-the-production-diaries-intro/

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT We're about to announce the rest of the cast for Something Like Summer: The Movie, and as always, news...
05/13/2015
Newsletter | Something Like Summer

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT We're about to announce the rest of the cast for Something Like Summer: The Movie, and as always, newsletter subscribers find out first. Also, news about our shoot dates, the production diaries for Indiegogo supporters and more! So sign up now »

LEARN OUR latest movie news, read interviews with actors and filmmakers, see behind-the-scenes videos and photos, win prizes! We promise not to email you too much and we will never share your address with anyone else. Subscribe to our Newsletter Latest Newsletter Read our Newsletter Archive »

Ben Baur, one of the stars of our next film, Something Like Summer: The Movie, got a writeup in the New York Times, mark...
05/12/2015

Ben Baur, one of the stars of our next film, Something Like Summer: The Movie, got a writeup in the New York Times, marking the season premiere of his web series, Hunting Season. He starts shooting our movie in just a few weeks.

THE NEW YORK TIMES had a story about the premiere of our Ben Baur's season 2 premiere of Hunting Season. Ben's getting a lot of attention in advance of playing Jace in our movie in just a few weeks! Read more » http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/05/arts/television/review-hunting-season-on-vimeo-starts-second-season.html

THANK YOU to everyone who voted for our film, The Dark Place! WE WON Best Thriller in TLA Video's 2015 Gaybie Awards! ht...
04/23/2015
Gaybies | TLAgay

THANK YOU to everyone who voted for our film, The Dark Place! WE WON Best Thriller in TLA Video's 2015 Gaybie Awards! http://t.co/4PQlwvWvxH

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RICHARD HARMON, the star of our first film, "Judas Kiss," has been bumped up to a series regular on the hit CW show, "Th...
04/10/2015
The 100 Season 3: Murphy to return as a season regular | melty.com

RICHARD HARMON, the star of our first film, "Judas Kiss," has been bumped up to a series regular on the hit CW show, "The 100," when it returns in the fall for its third season.

The 100's finale episode, "Bloody Must Have Blood, Pt. 2", saw Jaha finally arrive at the City of Light following an arduous trip across desert and lake, setting the scene for the show's return later this fall. Fans will be pleased to learn that actor Richard Harmon, who plays Murphy, has been promo…

Ajiona Alexus, who will play ALLISON in our next feature, Something Like Summer: The Movie, appears on tonight's episode...
04/09/2015
Alabama School of Fine Arts alumni to appear on Grey's Anatomy

Ajiona Alexus, who will play ALLISON in our next feature, Something Like Summer: The Movie, appears on tonight's episode of Grey's Anatomy, "Crazy Love," in the role of Marissa McKay. Check it out, share the news with other fans, and cheer her on!

Birmingham, Ala._ A graduate of the Alabama School of Fine Arts will appear in tonight's episode of Grey's Anatomy. The episode is called "Crazy Love". Ajiona Alexus will play the character of Mari...

YOUTUBERS CAST Popular YouTube duo, Will & R.J., have been cast in Something Like Summer: The Movie! Learn more about th...
03/30/2015
Popular YouTubers Join Cast | Something Like Summer

YOUTUBERS CAST Popular YouTube duo, Will & R.J., have been cast in Something Like Summer: The Movie! Learn more about them and the roles they'll be playing »

NEARLY 200,000 subscribers follow Will Shepherd (left) and fiancé R.J. Aguiar at their YouTube channel, Shep689: A Gay in the Life. Fans of the novel, they'll play a police officer and one of Ben and Tim's teachers in Something Like Summer. Both YouTubers are appearing in several upcoming films, inc…

Something Like Summer: The Movie star Ben Baur is interviewed by Kraven Magazine about portraying "possibly the world's ...
03/30/2015
Kraven Magazine Interviews Ben Baur | Something Like Summer

Something Like Summer: The Movie star Ben Baur is interviewed by Kraven Magazine about portraying "possibly the world's best boyfriend," and more...

KRAVEN MAGAZINE talks with Ben Baur about the new season of his show Hunting Season and the perils of playing the best boyfriend in the world in Something Like Summer. BEN BAUR plays Jace Holden in 'Summer.' Read Ben's interview in Kraven » The interview appears on pp. 78-79 of the March/April issue…

Our most recent film, The Dark Place, has been nominated for Best Thriller! Please vote early and often (it's allowed!) ...
03/03/2015

Our most recent film, The Dark Place, has been nominated for Best Thriller! Please vote early and often (it's allowed!) — http://www.tlavideo.com/gaybies/a-2

Our most recent film, The Dark Place, has been nominated as Best Thriller in TLA Video's annual Gaybie Awards. You can VOTE NOW (early and often — it's allowed!). Our first film, Judas Kiss: The Movie Fan Page, won Best Drama, Best Lead Actor and Best Supporting Actor in 2012. Please share with others who want to support the film :) Vote here: http://www.tlavideo.com/gaybies/a-2

100 FILMS CONTINUES Director J.T. Tepnapa weighs in on the sweet French animated musical film, Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock...
02/27/2015
77. Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart | Something Like Summer

100 FILMS CONTINUES Director J.T. Tepnapa weighs in on the sweet French animated musical film, Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart, No. 77 in #100FilmsB4Summer. Learn what it has in common with our upcoming movie, Something Like Summer: The Movie.

2013, 94 Minutes Director: Stephane Berla and Mathias Malzieu Starring: Mathias Malzieu and Olivia Ruiz By J.T. Tepnapa Director I'M BACK with another epic love story. This time an animated adventure from France called Jac…

Kickstarter backers of The Dark Place: Your digital download is ready! You should have received by now an email update o...
02/05/2015
Buy the Film | The Dark Place

Kickstarter backers of The Dark Place: Your digital download is ready! You should have received by now an email update on how to obtain your free copy of the film.

If the email isn't in your Inbox, check your spam folder. If you can't find it, send us a message here on Facebook. Everyone else, you can still buy copies of the film »

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WHAT LOVE STORY? How does a scifi blockbuster rate #78 on Something Like Summer: The Movie director J.T. Tepnapa's list ...
02/03/2015
78. Interstellar | Something Like Summer

WHAT LOVE STORY? How does a scifi blockbuster rate #78 on Something Like Summer: The Movie director J.T. Tepnapa's list of #100FilmsB4Summer? Find out in his latest review »

78. Interstellar SEE THE ENTIRE LIST OF FILMS 2014, 169 Minutes Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, & Jessica Chastain By J.T. Tepnapa Director J.T. Tepnapa What? Interstellar? A love story? It certainly is. And much like a novel or a movie, 100 F…

NUMBER 79 in #100FilmsB4Summer is 'An Affair to Remember,' with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. Director J.T. Tepnapa finds...
01/15/2015
79. An Affair To Remember | Something Like Summer

NUMBER 79 in #100FilmsB4Summer is 'An Affair to Remember,' with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. Director J.T. Tepnapa finds a common thread between it, two current blockbusters and our next film, Something Like Summer: The Movie.

1957, 119 Minutes Director: Leo McCarey Starring: Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr By J.T. Tepnapa Director J.T. Tepnapa YOU MAY have noticed 100 Films Before Summer has been on a bit of a hiatus. We ran a successful Indiegogo campaign in November a…

Something Like Summer: The Movie is Blue Seraph Productions' third feature film, scheduled for production in spring 2015...
12/22/2014

Something Like Summer: The Movie is Blue Seraph Productions' third feature film, scheduled for production in spring 2015. Learn more at its official website » http://somethinglikesummer.com

12/18/2014
Something Like Summer: The Movie

A video "thank you" from producers Carlos Pedraza and J.T. Tepnapa to all those who made our successful Indiegogo campaign for Something Like Summer: The Movie possible, especially as a result of our 24-hour Something Like Marathon on the final day of the campaign.

THANK YOU We shot this video on Monday, following the successful conclusion of our four-week Indiegogo campaign, so we could thank all the people who made it possible. That's you. Thanks so much!

12/09/2014
Something Like Summer Hollywood Photoshoot

Something Like Summer Hollywood Photoshoot

Here's a special sneak peek at our Hollywood photoshoot with Austin McKenzie and Ben Baur. Thank you for all your support and sharing the campaign with your ...

We're featured at the top of Indiegogo's homepage! Thanks to everyone whose sharing and contributions about Something Li...
12/08/2014

We're featured at the top of Indiegogo's homepage! Thanks to everyone whose sharing and contributions about Something Like Summer: The Movie made this happen. Please keep it up!

Indiegogo wrote to tell us we're now featured on their homepage, not just their "Trending Films" page. Thanks to all of you for your sharing; that's the reason we've made it there! THIS IS HUGE. Check it » http://www.indiegogo.com

12/04/2014
Something Like Summer: The Movie

It's no coincidence National Cookie Day occurs during the Indiegogo campaign for our next film, Something Like Summer: The Movie. OK, it kinda is, but Ben Baur, who plays Jace in the film, goes all American Beauty on those cookies.

WOOHOO! We hit $27,000 just now so here's our promised Ben Baur video celebrating National Cookie Day and our Indiegogo campaign. Share and contribute » http://igg.me/at/likesummer

Something Like Summer: The Movie
11/29/2014

Something Like Summer: The Movie

GETTING CLOSER to unlocking Jay Bell's "Something Like Fall" perk when we reach the $25K mark on our way to our $100K goal. At $22K today, we still have a little ways to go! http://igg.me/at/likesummer

A Happy Thanksgiving message from director J.T. Tepnapa, his True Love and husband, Adam Browne, and their cat Misty. Th...
11/27/2014
Happy Thanksgiving From J.T., Adam & Misty

A Happy Thanksgiving message from director J.T. Tepnapa, his True Love and husband, Adam Browne, and their cat Misty. Thanks to you all for your continuing support of Something Like Summer: The Movie and its Indiegogo campaign!

Taking a break from campaigning to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving! http://igg.me/at/likesummer

We haven't forgotten #100FilmsB4Summer. No. 80 on the countdown is the heartbreaking BLUE VALENTINE. See what director J...
11/25/2014
80. Blue Valentine | Something Like Summer

We haven't forgotten #100FilmsB4Summer. No. 80 on the countdown is the heartbreaking BLUE VALENTINE. See what director J.T. Tepnapa finds it has in common with our upcoming Something Like Summer: The Movie.

80. Blue Valentine SEE THE ENTIRE LIST OF FILMS 2010, 112 Minutes Director: Derek Cianfrance Starring: Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams By J.T. Tepnapa Director J.T. Tepnapa Blue Valentine has been on my must-watch list for a while. I knew it wouldn't be a fun movie to watch, but I didn't really…

NEW BEN & TIM STORY Something Like Summer author Jay Bell will write a new story — a 'final chapter,' if you will — ...
11/23/2014
At $25K, a New Ben & Tim Story | Something Like Summer

NEW BEN & TIM STORY Something Like Summer author Jay Bell will write a new story — a 'final chapter,' if you will — about Ben and Tim EXCLUSIVELY for Indiegogo contributors, but only if our next film, Something Like Summer: The Movie gets to 25% of our $100K goal. We're only at 13% right now; you can make this new story happen: Contribute and SHARE: http://igg.me/at/likesummer

Author Jay Bell FANS OF the novel, "Something Like Summer," who contribute to the film's Indiegogo campaign may get an exclusive "missing chapter" to the story of Ben and Tim. "Ben is arguably the most important character in the series, and yet his book is the shortest," notes author Jay Bell, who a…

VIDEO CONTEST Tell us in a short video how the novel Something Like Summer inspired you or changed your life. Win the Ul...
11/23/2014
‘Inspire YOU’ Video Contest | Something Like Summer

VIDEO CONTEST Tell us in a short video how the novel Something Like Summer inspired you or changed your life. Win the Ultimate Fan Pack from the Something Like Summer: The Movie Indiegogo campaign. Here's how to enter »

SUPPORT our campaign! WE'RE LAUNCHING a video contest in conjunction with our $100K Indiegogo Campaign, and you can win! Based on an idea from a fan of the novel, we'd like to find how "Something Like Summer" inspired you. Make a two-minute (or less) video telling your own story, and win the Ultimat…

MEET JAY BELL online! For a $300 contribution to the Indiegogo for our new project, Something Like Summer: The Movie, ge...
11/19/2014

MEET JAY BELL online! For a $300 contribution to the Indiegogo for our new project, Something Like Summer: The Movie, get a 20-min. Skype/FaceTime call with the man himself. http://igg.me/at/likesummer

NEW PERK — SKYPE WITH AUTHOR Jay Bell has offered his time for personal 20-minute Skype or FaceTime video calls as a new $300 perk for our #Indiegogo campaign! Check it out » http://igg.me/at/likesummer

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