JCFilms produces first COVID-19 films in a new trilogy of inspirational stories called CORONAVIRUS!
Updated: May 20, 2020
In February 2020, JCFilms began making video content to help curb the fear rising from the outbreak of COVID-19. “The initial idea was to create short stories as simple public service announcements to help educate on the virus,” says Jason Campbell, President of JCFilms. “Now, these short stories have grown into dynamic full-length feature films and are part of a new faith-based movie trilogy for Amazon Prime.
The first film of the trilogy is titled: Coronavirus: Patient Zero. The film answers the question just how did the virus get to America. In fact, the storyline is inspired by the actual events of early January 2020, when a young girl enters an urgent-care clinic in a suburb north of Seattle. with a slightly elevated temperature and a cough. Patient Zero is set be released in Ma 2020.
The second is being called: Coronavirus: Perfect Storm and focuses on the kindness and even the miracles shared in our communities during this time. This tender, heartbreaking story of follows the ambitious life of a New York reporter that in the midst of all the chaos he finds beauty and peace. Perfect Storm is set to be released in June 2020.
The final film of the trilogy is partially set in 1918. This emotional thriller called: Coronavirus: Patience My Son uniquely parallels the triumphs and defeats of the Spanish Flu Epidemic to that of COVID – 19. A release date on this film has not been set.
Coronavirus is an anthology trilogy with every film having its own story however, the filmmakers use the same assemble of actors in each film. Campbell explains, “We wanted tie each film together to tell the overarching chain of events dealing with this virus. The best way to do that we thought was to cast the same actors in each film. It’s worked out so well.”
Campbell says he has been told the full trilogy should be up and running on Amazon Prime by July 1, 2020. To learn more or watch the trailers, please visit www.JCFilms.org.