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Jail House

8 scofflaws compete for their freedom while living together under 24 hour surveillance.

Vancouver, BC
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7.68 (85)

Week #1 Show Teaser Jail House

The Grand Guignol begins. You may have questions - What darkness lurks inside the Jail House? Will we ever see the face behind the mask? Is Shane desperate for money, or just a sociopath? Keep your eye on us, viewers. Except when we're eating. People watching us eat gives us the willies. Like Todd, he always does that. What is wrong with that guy? Gawd.

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Synopsis

8 Convicts. 300 Cameras. 1/2 Way Home.

Eight new convicts are given the opportunity of a lifetime: they can skip jail altogether, IF they move into the hottest new halfway-house/reality-show on the block.

There, they'll compete against their new cellmates for reduced sentences, personalized spin-off series, and fabulous surprise prizes. Prizes...

...LIKE A $125 iTUNES GIFT CARD!!!

Will it be easy? Of course not. Redemption never is. Will their sadistic host do everything in his power to keep them imprisoned? Almost definitely. Will they be driven to the brink of sanity by the machinations of their unseen producers? It wouldn't be very funny if they weren't.

Team

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Piers Rae

Showrunner, Writer

Born 1987. Still alive. Dead later, check for updates.

Living man Piers Rae is a writer and filmmaker based in Vancouver, BC. He likes short films, short fiction, and short dogs (terriers). Piers himself is of average height.

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Shane McLean

Talent, Writer

A self-described 'Future veteran of the stage and screen', Shane McLean would be the first person to tell you that it is no small feat to have appeared in more student films than your agent will allow you to list on your resume.

Don't forget to RSVP to his improv show this Wednesday, he sent you the invite on Facebook.

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Joseph Stilwell

Director, Editor

Joseph is a Vancouver-Based Writer, Director and Producer. He writes for a variety of mediums including Film, Television, Graphic Novels and Advertising.

He vehemently denies rumors that he is actually a supernaturally intelligent cephalopod with a talent for disguises. Then he releases an ink cloud and escapes.

His favorite Vancouver Food Truck is Le Tigre.

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Ratings & Reviews

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Reviews (27)

  • Sheldon's Photo

    Sheldon O.
    posted 3 years ago

    Sort of a spoof of Big Brother, could be funny and interesting
  • Kelly's Photo

    Kelly M.
    posted 3 years ago

    Awkward pilot. Doesn't showcase much.
  • Steven's Photo

    Steven C.
    posted 3 years ago

    yes
  • sophia's Photo

    sophia d.
    posted 3 years ago

    WHY IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP 100
  • Beth's Photo

    Beth D.
    posted 3 years ago

    Amazing!
  • Rachel's Photo

    Rachel K.
    posted 3 years ago

    Hilarious concept. Can't wait to see more!
  • Renee's Photo

    Renee C.
    posted 3 years ago

    LOVE! :)
  • Nancy's Photo

    Nancy M.
    posted 3 years ago

    weird
  • Jaselle's Photo

    Jaselle M.
    posted 3 years ago

    Good luck guys! Rooting for you.
  • wendy's Photo

    wendy m.
    posted 3 years ago

    Can't wait for more!! Great work everyone!!
  • Aileen's Photo

    Aileen R.
    posted 3 years ago

    Clever creepy funny
  • Racquel's Photo

    Racquel B.
    posted 3 years ago

    Amazeballs. I would binge-watch the shit out of this! Make it happen, boyz!
  • zach's Photo

    zach j.
    posted 3 years ago

    Can't wait!!
  • Sarah's Photo

    Sarah B.
    posted 3 years ago

    Has potential! I chuckled a few times :)
  • Joan's Photo

    Joan R.
    posted 3 years ago

    This would make a funny series, hope it makes the cut.
  • Marquise's Photo

    Marquise B.
    posted 3 years ago

    What was the concept exactly? Where was the comedy?
  • Chip's Photo

    Chip E.
    posted 3 years ago

    Pretty great.
  • Jason's Photo

    Jason A.
    posted 3 years ago

    Good werk fellas. Slick trailer and love that its on the darker side.
  • Michael's Photo

    Michael R.
    posted 3 years ago

    Tense - and funny! a salty chocolate econfection
  • Carlee's Photo

    Carlee H.
    posted 3 years ago

    So awesome!
  • Isobel's Photo

    Isobel R.
    posted 3 years ago

    love the idea, very funny
  • Justin's Photo

    Justin S.
    posted 3 years ago

    Looks awesome. Count me in.
  • Erik's Photo

    Erik J.
    posted 3 years ago

    Really interested in creepy comedy stuff like this, plus I have it on good authority that these are some funny people. Excited to see what shakes out of this!
  • Jake's Photo

    Jake H.
    posted 3 years ago

    Fantastic work, Gentlemen.
  • Margaret's Photo

    Margaret M.
    posted 3 years ago

    But will Gideon check out?!
  • Victoria's Photo

    Victoria B.
    posted 3 years ago

    I love the prison/reality show concept! It's very modern and throw back to "Big Brother"/1984 ideas at the same time. Super creative! Can't wait to see who these prisoners are and what this host will put them through.
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    gemma r.
    posted 3 years ago

    AMAZING
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