Tallgrass in the city of angels

Team TGP heads to the city of angels to take on 8 meetings with creative agencies in 2 days. 

Beforehand, the team prepped 40 gift boxes filled with prints, postcards and handpicked hot sauce. Our marketing rockstars also loaded up our iPads to display our latest reels, still photography and VFX projects. Then we sent JB, Katsie and Christiaan off to LA to meet with friends both new and old.

The first stop was Saatchi & Saatchi, meeting both the art buying and broadcast team. After a number of conversations on the phone, it was great to meet the Saatchi crew in person. They were impressed with JB’s work and the delicious San Diegan pastries. 

Next was a quick lunch at korean bbq ….but not too long after, Tallgrass was back on the road dropping off more gift boxes in the afternoon. Then the three hustled over for a quick meet with the talented minds at World Wide Minds. 

The last meeting of day 1 was with the awesome Innocean producers in Huntington beach. A great way to end the day - cocktails as the sun set.

Early the next morning, the 3 Tallgrassans hit the road for a meeting with Guthy-Renker for hot coffee and an introduction of our capabilities and work. Then it was off to lunch with friends from Deustch at Whiskey Red’s. After that delicious lunch was a late snack with Ignition. A short hop over and TGP was at Ignition with wraps from LYFE kitchen…yum! And to round out this group of new friends was Lenny from R&R partners….dropping off one last batch of goodies for the end of his day.

To wrap up the trip, they met up with an old friend - David Aktary - who helped connect us to our award-winning Hot Pockets project. An amazing 2 days….and we’re sure to be back soon!


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UMR: an official selection at the Sacramento International Film Festival

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In the latest "Under My Roof" news...The 2015 Sacramento International Film Festival chose the screenplay as an official selection. The screenplay, written by Jen de Poyen, is among just 50 scripts being reviewed for honors…a fantastic achievement! 


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Congrats to Jen and Jeffrey for developing the funny, ambitious and surprisingly tender storyline. “Under My Roof” is the first feature film for Jen, Jeffrey and the Tallgrass team. The story? Daniel Weinberg strikes a blow for freedom by planting a nuclear garden gnome in the front yard of his suburban home and seceding from the USA in order to protect his son when the draft age is lowered...to 13!


"Under My Roof" is currently in development. Keep up to date with Daniel and production for UMR by following Tallgrass. The SIFF runs from April 25th to May 3rd.


For now, here's a look at our latest test footage of the epic battle scene! #TeamDaniel

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