Plank Productions will produce the feature film “Set: A Love Story”

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Plank Productions to Produce Feature Film ‘Set: A Love Story’ Based on Karen Dodson’s Novel and Directed by Jeni Jones

“SET” is about gaining confidence through mastery of fly fishing and finding refuge and comfort in the wild and natural world.

—Jeni Jones

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, Oct. 17, 2022 / — ‘SET: A LOVE STORY’, based on the bestselling novel by author Karen Dodson, is a female feature film set in the fly fishing world. Coming on the heels of the 30th anniversary of the classic “A River Runs Through Her” starring Brad Pitt, this modern female-centric film offers a new perspective on fly fishing, one of the most beloved pastimes in the world. world. Set in the magical and vibrant setting of Patagonia, Argentina, “SET” is the story of one person’s timeless quest for love, culminating in an epic journey of self-discovery. “SET” is about gaining confidence through mastery of fly fishing and finding refuge and comfort in the wild and natural world.

Jeni Jones is set to produce through Plank Productions and will direct the film based on her adaptation. Jeni is an award-winning film and theater director, producer, screenwriter, and rapper, known for her direction of the NAACP Theater Award-winning “Women on the Verge.” Recently, she directed the award-winning film “Club Rat$”, which was used to raise funds for RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network). Throughout her career, Jeni worked as a film executive at Starz Media, The Film Department and Exclusive Media, during which time she was recognized for her creative contributions to films such as “Law Abiding Citizen” with Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler, ‘End of Watch’ with Jake Gyllenhaal, ‘Snitch’ with Dwayne Johnson, ‘Parkland’ alongside Tom Hanks’ Playtone and Golden Globe-nominated ‘Rush’ with Chris Hemsworth and directed by Ron Howard, for n to name a few.

The ‘SET’ image will be produced by the book’s author, Karen Dodson, whose primary career path has been biomedical journalism, biomedical publishing, management, public affairs, journalism, marketing and postgraduate education. A former competitive figure skater, Karen loves outdoor adventure and was inspired to write the novel “Set: A Love Story” after her many fly-fishing and hiking experiences in the Patagonia region in Argentina. Her second novel will be published in 2023.

Ron and Vanessa Sorensen will serve as executive producers and consultants under Chocolate Lab Expeditions, one of Argentina’s most respected outfitters. Chocolate Lab Expeditions was featured in Confluence Films’ “Rise.” Ron has been covered on Columbia Country’s “Fishing The West” and “Fly-fishing and Tying Journal” TV shows, as well as numerous articles in respected fly-fishing publications. Ron is part of the Scott Rods & RO Drift Boats Pro-Staff, and he and Vanessa started the Argentinian branch of RO Drift Boats. In 2022, the Sorensens realized their dream of opening their own lodge in Patagonia: Limay River Ranch. The lodge is located on an 80,000 acre property and will be one of the locations used in the film.

Musical supervision will be provided by Bruno Scudiere of Jambo Tree Music & Films. Born in Rio De Janeiro, birthplace of samba and bossa nova, Bruno has had a long and distinguished career in the music industry, holding various roles around the world. His vast knowledge and passion for music of all genres has helped Bruno grow Jambo Tree Music & Films into the respected global company it is today. With a global roster of artists, singers, songwriters and labels, Jambo Tree has worked with clients such as Netfilx and ESPN.

“SET: A LOVE STORY” is currently in casting and is expected to begin production in the United States and Argentina in 2023. Filming will take place on the water and at various resorts, including the brand new Limay River Ranch , owned and operated by Sorensens.

The independent film will be used to raise funds and awareness for environmental conservation and as an international co-production with a positive life-affirming message, “SET: A LOVE STORY” is intended to foster cross-cultural unity, cooperation international, and peace.

Jeni Jones will be attending the upcoming AFM as a representative of Plank Productions with a full slate of original female-led feature films.

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