Project & Sinopsis

Sepâh (Persian name for the Iranian Revolutionary Guard) is based on the true story of and Iranian Commander, responsible for raiding out the underground church, who puts his own career and life in risk as he begins to study the Gospel. This short film, produced by Light in Action in partnership with Iran Alive Ministries and Voice of the Martyres, was filmed in Natal, Brazil by a team made up of local volunteers and professionals.

AVAILABILITY
Currently in post-production

PRINCIPAL CAST
Ferdos Heidari (Iranian)
Dalton Neto (Brazilian)
Yago Martins (Brazilian)

RUNTIME
22, (Short Film)

GENRE
Drama

CO-PRODUCTION
Luz em Ação
Iran Alive Ministries
Light in Action Inc.

LANGUAGES
English (original), Portuguese (subtitles)

AUDIENCE
Western Church

Dr. Hormoz Shariat (Produtor Executivo e Argumento), Marcelo Enns (Diretor e Roteirista), J.C André (Diretor de Fotografia e Arte), Emi Miller, J.C Valoz (Produtores), Wesley Morais (Primeiro Assistente de Direção e Editor), Carol Sant’Anna (Figurinista), Willames Costa (Trilha Sonora), Raphael Villas Boas (Som Direto), Neemias Damasceno e Victor Albuquerque (Cenógrafos), Wando Barreto (“B” Cam), Rubem Lima (Key Grip), Arthur Azevedo (Grip), Alisson Abiff (Gaffer), Rodrigo Fraga (1º Assistente de Câmera), Joshua Vieira (2º Assistente de Câmera), Stefanie Craig (Continuista), Paulo Henrique Basílio e Matheus Smily (Operadores de Boom), Erick Henrique (Logger), Estelle M. (Assistente de Arte), Letícia Sayonara (Maquiadora), Charla Nascimento (Catering), Rebeca Sousa, Guga Augusto, Caroline Alencar, Lopes (Assistentes de Produção), Hércules Alves da Cruz, Jean Gomes, Gilvimar Oliveira Vidal, Madson Magnos (Seguranças), Gabriel de Almeida (Conselho Jurídico), Megan Wilson, Josh Polite (Consultoria de Roteiro), Marcelo Enns, Erick Henrique, Lopes (Design de Som), Raquel Santos, Guga (Fotografos dos Bastidores), Ana Cassia Fornari (Hospitalidade).

Amir (Commander) – Dalton de Andrade
Zahra (Sister) – Ferdos Heidari
Ali (Pastor) – Yago Martins
Mina – Stella Cortez
Ayatollah Khamenei – Jalson de Melo

Soldiers in Green IRGC Uniforms
Allyson Sefferson
Marcelino Machado

Soldiers in Black Uniforms
Fábio Virgínio
Hélio Freitas
Higor Souza
Júnior Souza
Leonardo Santos

Extras
Tobias Consuelo
Andrew Keyman
Gezonel Edson
João Gabriel
Miguel Neto
Rebecca Pereira
Jeane Dumaresq
Priscila Furtado
Cynthia Katiane
Lauren Carneiro
Luciano Cangaço

Narrator – Jason McCoy

Special Thanks

Adroaldo Tapetes
Aliança Center
Chique Quissó
Cultura de Valor
Shopping do Policial
Villa Films
AV Filmes
RL Short Films
Royal Cinema
Equipe G.E.A.R (Airsoft)
Equipe Cangaçeiros (Airsoft)
Tikker Açai
Júnior Multimarcas
Café Salão Nalva Melo
Solar Imperial Recepções
Sucesso Studios
Igreja Cristã Eterna Aliança, Parnamirim, RN
Assembleia de Deus Tirol, Natal
Oak Hills Church
Oak Hills Refúgio da Graça, Natal, RN
Country Calvary Baptist Church, Milford, NS
Maranatha Bible Church, New Glasgow, NS
People’s Church, Truro, NS
Alan Vinícius
Alessandro Aragão e Patrícia Henriques
Ana Heloysa
Ben Bacheller
Breno
Daniel Rizzi
Darlow Lima
Dusty Hoffman
Fábio Carioca
Fernando Suassuna
Marcelino Machado e Carol Sant’Anna
Meg Wilson
Júnior Henriques
Neuza e Erinaldo
Perseverante
Rafael Cabral
Renata Roseli Lopes
Sílvia Maia
Stef Hoffer

TECHNICAL DETAILS
Produced in em 4K, 24fps, 10bit, 4:2:2

Production Days: 8 + 1

Cameras: Panasonic GH5s e Sony AS7ii (B-Cam)
Microfones: Rode NTG-3, Sennheiser Lapela, Sony UWP-D11
Recorder: Zoom H6
Edit: Adobe Premiere Pro
VFX: Adobe After Effects
Soundtrack: Pro Tools
Mix & Master: Adobe Audition
Color Grade: Blackmagic Davinci Resolve