New York Film Academy high school summer camp graduate, Allan Ungar’s first feature film, Tapped, has been picked up for distribution by Lionsgate Home Entertainment in the US and VVS Films in Canada.
“Allan made the best films of any camper I’ve ever seen,” said former Teen Camp faculty member and associate producer, Rob Robol.
Tapped stars Michael Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens), UFC supertsars Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida, Krzysztof Soszynski, Nick Bateman (Hobo With a Shotgun) and Martin Kove (The Karate Kid). The Canadian Mixed Martial Arts action drama revolves around the life of a disgruntled teenager with a troubled past who enters a MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents. The film is shooting in London, Ontario and is slated for release in 2014.
The film was produced by Canadian production company Hackybox Pictures and NYFA alum Alex Lebo’s Oriahsphere Entertainment.