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Production Timeline

Founded in 2010, Angelwood Pictures quickly made a name for itself with the release of its first professional production, the short film "THEM," featuring an all-adult cast. Later that year, the short film "Losing Grip," co-created by Jordan Angelo, was also released.


In 2011, Seth Chitwood took over as sole creative director of Angelwood Pictures, launching the web series "Red Circles," enlisting 40 actors of various ages. The series went on to win five 2012 LA Web Fest Awards and three 2013 LA Web Fest Awards before ending after three seasons.


In February 2012, Chitwood created the semi-autobiographical web series "World's Worst Director," which was an official selection at the 2013 LA Web Fest. In the same year, Angelwood Pictures released its next short film "The Women of Harry," starring Kevin Del Signore.


In 2013, Angelwood Pictures premiered its fourth web series, "Family Problems," a murder mystery told in three different time periods. The series was a major success, winning ten LA Web Series Fest Awards and receiving seven 2017 LA Web Series Fest Award nominations before ending in 2016 after five seasons and 70 episodes.


In December 2013, Angelwood Pictures premiered its entirely outdoor-shot web series "Lungs," following a woman on a 187-mile journey to cope with her depression. It went on to win five LA Web Fest Awards, including Best Drama Series, Best Writing, and two awards for supporting actresses. It ran for four seasons, ending in 2015, with 45 episodes.


In 2014, Angelwood Pictures collaborated with other New England filmmakers to produce the thirteen-episode series "In the Bedroom: The New England Series," featuring two different actors in each episode dealing with bedroom conflicts.


The following year, on Valentine's Day 2014, Angelwood Pictures released the short film "The Love Triangle," starring Wendy Hartman and Sean McPherson.


In 2015, Angelwood Pictures began production on its first feature film, "The Resurrection of Victoria Wheeler," a horror/drama mini-series about a family searching for their missing son with the help of his father's dead first wife. After issues with production, scenes were re-shot in 2018, and the film was turned into a hour-long pilot and released in December 2020.


In 2015, Angelwood Pictures launched its first annual award ceremony, the Angel Awards, to honor performances in its productions from the previous year. The event was held again in 2017.


In 2016, Angelwood Pictures joined forces with Beantown Statie Production Company to produce the film series "Code 13: Unreadable," a mockumentary following a team of state troopers dubbed the "Dream Team." The series completed post-production in late-2019, but has been shelved until further notice.


In October of that year, Angelwood Pictures and Beantown Statie Production Company released the mystery horror web series "Testing: The Series," which had a four-season run, until being canceled while filming its fifth and final season.


In December 2016, Angelwood Pictures released the drama series "The Girl in the Attic," which received critical acclaim and several awards. It released 16 episodes, over four parts, ending in September 2017.


In June 2017, Angelwood Pictures teamed up with Shoot the Moon Films to produce the feature film "EYES," about a detective with Alzheimer's reevaluating a case from two decades prior. The film was changed to a nine-episode mini series that premiered on Amazon Prime in May 2022.

Also in 2017, Angelwood Pictures launched its own casting company, AP Casting, to cast for its own productions as well as for other indie projects.

In June 2018, Angelwood Pictures produced the student-film directed by filmmaker Haley Pine (NYU '23) as. The short films included: "Desperate, Anything Helps!" (completed: April 13, 2018) and "Harper's First Kiss" (completed: November 24, 2018).

In August 2018, Angelwood Pictures put a pause on post-production to allow creative director Seth Chitwood to attend the American Film Institute Conservatory for Screenwriting. Production resumed in 2019, with the release of additional episodes of "Testing: The Series" and filming for the short film "Out: A Short Film."


Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Angelwood Pictures had several release dates delayed.


In October 2020, Angelwood Pictures released the Amazon Prime series "Luna, The Witch," its first production available on a major streaming platform. The short film "Testing: Unit 4," based on the series, also premiered online.


In 2021, Angelwood Pictures helped to produce another set of student-films by Haley Pine (NYU '23) as well as students Brendan Egan and Charlie Norton (Hofstra '22). "The Little Star" (completed: December 16, 2020), and "A Special Dinner" (completed: February 14, 2021).


The following year, Angelwood Pictures announced plans for a second and third season of "Luna, The Witch," which premiered in December 2021 on Amazon Prime and July 2022 on Vimeo OTT. (All three seasons will be on staring January 2024.)


In March 2022, Angelwood Pictures ended an agreement with Vimeo on Demand, resulting in two of its web series, "The Girl in the Attic" and "Testing," becoming unavailable to the public. Plans to re-release them on another platform are set for January 2024.


In April of 2022, Angelwood Pictures released its LGBTQ+ film "OUT: a short film", currently on the festival circuit, and in May 2022, premiered the dramatic web series "EYES" on Amazon Prime.

In July 2023, Angelwood Pictures announced that C3 Entertainment has purchased a majority of its catalogue with plans to stream it on Tubi. Angelwood Pictures stated that in January 2024, it will remove all its free content currently on Youtube and Vimeo. 


As of August 2023, Angelwood Pictures is preparing to start production on its next digital series "He'll Be Home For Christmas" and the short film "Mom & Mah Jongg."

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