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Signature Move

A new romance with Alma forces Zaynab to confront her relationship with her recently widowed mother who escapes to TV dramas and finding her daughter a husband. In this coming-of-age Muslim melodrama, Zaynab copes by taking up Lucha-style wrestling. One of “The 50 Most Anticipated American Films of 2017” —Filmmaker Magazine Learn more about Signature […]

Hugh Schulze joins Signature Move as an Associate Producer

I first met Hugh Schulze when I got to know the team behind the outstanding Chicago film “Animals” a couple years ago. Hugh was an investor in that one, but I got to know his creative work as well, including the excellent film he wrote, produced and directed, “Cass.” Since then, we’ve become quite friendly and […]

Signature Move Casting Update: Shabana Azmi to Play Parveen

We are ecstatic and honored to announce that Shabana Azmi, one of the greatest actors in Indian history, a pioneer in India’s art-house Parallel Cinema movement and a legend of Bollywood, has signed on to play Parveen, the mother of Zaynab, one of the leading roles in the film. 

Signature Move Casting Update: Mark Hood to Play Milo!

We’re excited to start sharing casting news, starting with the news that Mark Hood has been cast in the role of Milo, the bar owner who plays a small but pivotal role in bringing Alma and Zaynab together. We’re working with Chicago casting agency Paskal Rudnicke Casting, Inc. (prcasting.com) by the way.

Angie Gaffney joins Signature Move” as Co-Producer

One of the most important roles in making a film is the line producer, which is sometimes combined with production manager on low-budget films. Simply put, the person in these roles is responsible for everything that makes the movie production work as a business entity: creating the budget and the schedule for principal photography and […]

Christopher Rejano joins “Signature Move” as Director of Photography

Building a team for a film is a fascinating process when it’s your first time out. Some of the roles are filled through extensive interviewing, networking and auditioning. Others are based on prior relationships that a member of the team brings along. Our director of photography, Christopher Rejano has shot each of director Jennifer Reeder’s […]