year of the rat

Welcome to Year of the Rat Productions website. Currently we are producing a volatile short motion picture which deals with issues of perception, envy and betrayal entitled The Turner Exhibit.

We are seeking investors to help make this movie happen.
For more detailed information; including the complete script, budget, and business plan; please visit our Investors section. There you can register, and have immediate access to our investors package.


That's a wrap! Prinipal photography has been completed! View behind the scenes photographs on the production stills page.


January 20th, 2012

With principal photography wrapped, post production has begun on The Turner Exhibit. We are pleased to announce that the footage looks amazing and the performances are top-notch. Please check back regularly for updates as we continue to hone the film.

February 20th , 2012.

The Turner Exhibit cast member David Costabile has completed principal photography on Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. Mr. Costabile plays James M. Ashley, a newspaper editor and congressman who was the prime sponsor of the 13th Amendment outlawing slavery. He was more radical than President Lincoln but cooperated with him to round up the House votes for the amendment's approval in January 1865.

March 8th, 2012

We are happy to announce that our new, revised investor's packet is online. This new packet has been amended to reflect the state of our project now that principal photography has been completed. It contains a revised, accurate budget, current cast and crew information and updated marketing and distribution models that reflect the current marketplace. You can also view new images taken from the actual footage.

March 17th, 2012

Editor Michael Walsh has joined the crew of The Turner Exhibit. Michael, who recently joined the Motion Picture Editors Guild, has worked in the editorial department on the hit TV shows Masters of Reception and Say Yes to the Dress. In 2010, he worked with actor/director Phillip Seymour Hoffman on the film Jack Goes Boating. Michael has also edited, written and directed his own work, including the short film Amant de Chaussure and the web-series The Archnemeses.

April 18th, 2012

Angelica Page, who plays Jeanette Turner in The Turner Exhibit has just been cast in psychological thriller The Redeemer alongside Thomas Jane and Eric Roberts. She is currently filming the comedy '79 Parts with Sandra Bernhard.