pip films

Pip Films

Pip Films, the leg of our organization that produces feature and short films, and television shows. We are always eager to collaborate with screenwriters and fellow filmmakers on projects and offer our services to their projects as well.

We also are available for the following services:

  • “making of” vignettes
  • direction assistance
  • production assistance
  • casting
  • locations
  • wardrobe
  • script supervision
  • photography
  • script writing
  • props
  • set design
  • cinematography
  • sound recording
  • locations

contact Rick at rick@sweatyturtle.com to open up a dialogue on how members of our team can help to benefit your cinematic murals.


“Brothers in Communion”– Inspired by a true  story.  It is the tale of two brothers spiraling descent into the street life of San Fransisco amidst drug abuse and mental illness.

“The Bond” – A neo-noire thriller. The story of a young couple finding themselves in the middle of a series of ritualistic murders.

Post Production:

“Fraternitas” – the story of an award winning journalist and recovering drug addict’s return to his alma mater as a professor.

Visit the film pages for trailers, cast, images and more.

In Preproduction:

“Treasured” – the true story of a 17 year old girl murdered by her ex-boyfriend

“Beyond Perdition” – A post apocalyptic tale of how four people come together and overcome tremendous obstacles as the lone inhabitants of the planet.


In production:

“Indie Rising” the show that shines the spotlight on New England artists, actors, filmmakers, musicians, comedians and more who have reached new heights in their particular milleu.  Our monthly program will be airing on Comcast local channel 98, PPMTV and streaming online in May of 2015.  Hosted by Mrs. America 2011 Christine Hunt and featuring Mark Resnik in the segment “The Specialist’s Corner”.

In development:

“Ripped Off” Royalty Bounty Hunter to musicians everywhere Jon Hichborn discusses the rich history of artists who have had to fight for their just recognition and money for their creation and how he has been the man responsible for getting them their due for more than a decade.

“Good Neighbors”

“Director’s Cut”

Have a story you’d like to have produced?

Are you an aspiring screenwriter looking to have your story produced? Have a television show concept you’d like to develop and pitch to our national contacts? Well talk with us. We always welcome new ideas and love to collaborate.

To order copies of our films or to get in touch with us please email rick@sweatyturtle.com.

Video audio books

“Variant Text” a short story by Kat Howard. In Variant Text Kat explores what it means to be a true artist and the unintended consequences of abandoning yourself to your medium. Literally.