Resilient Hearts will be SHOOTING mostly at City of Hope, 1500 E Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010

(Pull into main drive to hospital and take immediate left after guard shack (you don't have to stop at guard shack). Park in that lot. Walk back to main drive and go left to large fountain. Main lobby is just right of the fountain. We will be in the room directly behind the security desk in lobby. Called the Biller Center room.)
Mid-Shoot Meal always Provided!

 
 
 
2017
AUGUST 5-6

(Preperation Day) August 5th-- We had the read-through with most of the actors. Thank you to everyone
that made it a huge success!

(Shoot Day 1) August 6th --Our first full day of shooting was a very productive start as we shot quite a
few scenes with actors:
Niko Vitacco, Mary Barber, Dean LeCrone and Jimmy Sidhu!
A huge thank you to Cast/Crew and hospital extras!

AUGUST 12-13

(Shoot Day 2) August 12th--Another productive day of shooting with actors: Niko Vitacoo (Michael Lafata), Rupinder Sidhu (Valerie Howard), Clare Will (Anna Crawford), Megan Martine (Kelly Davis), T.J. Tyler (Oscar), Jillian Calkins (Tiffany Davis), Zadyn Lawrence (Jessie Davis)! And hospital nurse extras!

(Shoot Day 3) August 13th--Right on the heels of the day before we rushed on into another batch of scenes with actors: Niko Vitacco (Michael Lafata), Clare Will (Anna Crawford), Jimmy Sidhu (Adam Styfen), Rupinder Sidhu (Valerie Howard).
We got some amazing dolly shots and filmed in some impressive areas of the hospital!
Plus hospital extras!

AUGUST 19-20
(Shoot Day 4) August 19th--We are firing on all cylinders now! Shot scenes: 1, 2, 14, 15, 17, 42 and 47. Actors Niko Vitacco (Michael Lafata), Dean LeCrone (Thomas Brownrigg), Clare Will (Anna Crawford),
Jimmy Sidhu (Dr. Adam Styfan).

(Shoot Day 5) August 20th--We shot scenes 7, 8, 10 and 12 with Danny (Shane 4 yrs old) who was fantastic! With actors: Rupinder Sidhu (Valerie Howard), Monique Johnson (April-Danny's Mom), Debbie Archibeque (April's Mom), Shane Zachariah (Danny), Costa Nicholas (Dr. Joshua Little), Niko Vitacco (Michael Lafata).
AUGUST 26-27
(Shoot Day 6) August 26th-- We shot scenes 4 and 16. Michael, Astrid, Anna, Valerie, Nicole, Joshua, Olson, Alex, Adam.What a productive day! Everyone was ready to roll!

(Shoot Day 7) August 27th-- Welcome COOPER to the movie! His first scenes! He knocked it out of the park! We shot scenes 34, and 35. We spent a lot of time on scene 35 with Cooper and his family at the large meeting. A very important scene in the movie. And we did it with flying colors! Everyone was fantastic! We also shot scene 34 but we didn't get to scene 24-- but will schedule it on a day that needed another scene added so all is well! Niko Vitacco (Michael Lafata), Lindsey Hutchison (Astrid LeCrone), Clare Will (Anna Crawford), Rupinder Sidhu (Valerie Howard), Athena Demos (Nicole Montclare), Costa Nicholas (Dr. Joshua Little), Scot Huard (Dr. David Olson), David Trejo (Alex), Jimmy Sidhu (Adam Styfen), Craig Callo (Cooper), Megan Martine (Kelly Davis), Sorin Buga (Dracos), T.J. Tyler (Oscar).
This was a picture-wrap for character Dr. Dracos! (Dr. Sorin Boga) Thank you Sorin!
SEPTEMBER 2-3
We are NOT shooting over the Labor Day holiday where many of the crew/cast had other plans!
SEPTEMBER 9-10

(Shoot Day 8) September 9th--Scenes 5, 27 and 40 right on schedule! Scene 5 with Michael Vitacco as Michael, and extras Deedee, Raju and Tamir! Scene 27 with actors Niko Vitacco (Michael Lafata), Craig Callo (Cooper), Megan Martine (Kelly Davis), Zadyn Lawrence (Jessie Davis). Scene 40 with actors Christine Lei (Dr. Roberts), Niko Vitacco (Michael Lafata), Craig Callo (Cooper), Rupinder Sidhu (Valerie Howard). A wrap for Christine as she was only in this scene! Thanks and a great job!

(Shoot Day 9) September 10th--We planned scenes 6, 18 and 36. We took extra time to get scene 6 just right so had to postpone scene 18. Scene 6 with actors: Niko Vitacco (Michael Lafata), Craig Callo (Cooper), Megan Martine (Kelly Davis), T.J. Tyler (Oscar). Scene 36 with the same actors as scene 6. This will be our last shoot at the hospital until October 7th.

SEPTEMBER 16-17 (Not at City of Hope)

(Shoot Day 10 )September 16th, scene 32, at Valerie/Paul's house. With actors: Niko Vitacco (Michael Lafata), Rupinder Sidhu (Valerie Howard), Clare Will (Anna Crawford), David Z. Ward (Paul Howard), Kialei and McKenna Winburn (Val's 4 and 7 year old girls). This is the first time we met David Z. Ward--welcome to the cast! We almost got through that long scene! Great job everyone!

(Shoot Day 11) September 17th, completed scene 32, and 31, and 3! Wow! Rolling along! Same cast as day before. We even wrapped up a hour or so early! Good thing as we had to put the house back together! Thanks Lynda Reed for letting us shoot in your home! Now we get a break from shooting till October 7th!

SEPTEMBER 23-24 (Not Shooting)

Producers, Writer and Director will be out of the country---so we are NOT shooting this weekend!

OCTOBER (Yes, prepare for us to be shooting most weekends
in October!) Let us know of any scheduling conflicts you may have!

 
SEPTEMBER 30th/OCTOBER 2nd (Not Shooting)
Writer/Director will be out of the country---so we are NOT shooting this weekend!
OCTOBER 7-8
Call Sheets to be Sent out ASAP
OCTOBER 14-15
Call Sheets to be Sent out ASAP
OCTOBER 21-22
Call Sheets to be Sent out ASAP
OCTOBER 28-29 (We are probably not shooting this weekend)
Call Sheets to be Sent out ASAP (we may be done before this point and will post here as soon as we know.)