Development

Bedbugs Films is always developing feature film screenplays. Some comedies, dramas, thrillers, even one horror film. The only consideration is that they have to be GOOD.

At the moment, we have eight projects in active development.

The Masturbators

The Masturbators is a dramatic comedy in development with Creative Engine Pictures.
MONTY, ARCHIE, SHALINI and PIPER are chronic masturbators. Their masturbation leads them to ruin, to epiphanies, and to one another, but ultimately, they must learn to really love themselves.

Development Partners: Telefilm Canada, Manitoba Film and Music, The Canadian Family Action Coalition

Shed Devil

Shed Devil is a supernatural comedy, in development with Inferno Pictures.
A rural man who has vowed never to ignore the pleas of people in need, goes to his shed one day and stumbles across Satan, who asks him for shelter.
Diabolical hijinx, shenanigans and buffoonery ensue.

Development Partners: The Movie Network, Manitoba Film and Music, Telefilm Canada

Snap

A psychological thriller with a minor in horror.
Marcelo Ravese is an agent for an anti-organized-crime branch of CSIS, following members of a Russian crime syndicate who are trafficking children’s dismembered body parts. They have abducted a provincial government bureaucrat, who Marcelo has to locate before it’s too late. But the crime syndicate is more pervasive [...]

Photograph at Full Moon Point

A NORTH KOREAN WOMAN appears in a small hippie-hangout beach town in Brazil. She is there looking for her Canadian husband, who has disappeared a few weeks before. As she gets closer to discovering his whereabouts, it becomes apparent to everyone that she intends to kill him.

Development Partners: Telefilm Canada, Movie Central, Manitoba Film and [...]

Insurance

SUSAN lives alone, works in an insurance company and is unsatisfied with her mundane life. One day she gets a letter from an anonymous OBSERVER who knows her daily habits, and her potential, intimately. He has a plan for her, if she’s interested. If she is, the letter contains a green card that she should [...]

Home School

Benjamin has been home-schooled by his hackey-sack playing, samosa-eating, folk-festival Mother his whole life.
Now, at age 15, he has been admitted into McGill medical school. His life is set, but all he really wants is to be a regular kid. When he gets an opportunity to enroll in the local high school, the only thing [...]

The Darian Gap

An innovative, improvisation-based single-shot feature that explores the changing boundary between activism and terrorism in post 9/11 North America.

The Kanmon Strait

The Kanmon Strait is the story of Curt, a Canadian who, as hundreds of thousands of North Americans have, goes to Japan to teach English. But also to lose himself in an exotic place, to escape his destiny as an administrative assistant in Winnipeg, to transform himself into somebody new.
At a shrine, when he accidentally [...]