Talisman was released on May 21, 2020 during a global pandemic. Needless to say, it hasn’t been a traditional year or festival season for films and series. Nonetheless, Talisman was announced as an Official Selection of the Asia Web Awards on November 21st. The nomination ceremony was held on December 7th, and Covered Sun FilmsContinue reading “Talisman Garners 9 Nominations and Wins Best Science Fiction at the Asia Web Awards”
Talisman was named a Semifinalist in the Web Series Festival Global in Hollywood. This is the first selection for Talisman as a series. The Pilot episode of Talisman was selected in a few festivals in 2019, with James Yoder taking home Best Actor Honors at Manhattan Rep’s STORIES Film Festival in Manhattan for his roleContinue reading “Talisman snags SemiFinalist Laurel in Hollywood!”
All episodes of Season 1 of Talisman are available now. You can watch individual episodes, or if you’re looking for a quick binge, watch all episodes together with the Special Binge Cut. Talisman Season 1 – Binge Cut
Ryan attempts to help Jimmy and Connor, but ends up unleashing the talisman’s power with his uncontrolled anger. Things go from bad to worse when a new threat shows up. Ryan faces an uncomfortable truth and a difficult decision. The night sky reveals further complication in the season finale of Talisman.
Connor and Jimmy’s meeting doesn’t go as planned. Ryan and Virginia have a tense altercation after which Ryan receives a disconcerting phone call. Agent Gallo’s plan to help comes together.
Ryan gets a history lesson from Pop’s friend, while Connor conspires with Agent Gallo to save Ryan and Jimmy. Pop’s friend angers Ryan when he reveals something Ryan was unaware of. Jimmy and Connor arrange a meeting.
Ryan uses advice from a stranger to unlock a mystery. Connor joins Ryan on a trip to find more answers. Jimmy worries when he doesn’t hear from his friends. A new friend lends Connor a sympathetic ear.
Connor freaks out and later finds an offer of help from an unfamiliar face. Ryan and Virginia have a strange interaction when Virginia checks on Ryan while he sleeps. Jimmy laments the tension between his friends with his mother.
Jimmy and Connor react very differently to Ryan’s revelation. Connor and Ryan have words while Jimmy attempts to play mediator. Ryan bumps into a mysterious stranger who leaves him with more questions and one important answer. Connor enlists Jimmy’s help.
Ryan, Jimmy and Connor gather to discuss previous events, while someone close to Ryan tries to keep up appearances. Connor pleads with Ryan to give up the talisman and Ryan drops a bombshell on his friends.
Ryan struggles with the loss of his grandfather, while his mother, Virginia, offers him comfort and remembrance by giving Ryan his grandfather’s necklace. While Ryan and his friends Jimmy and Connor gather to watch a meteor shower in Pop’s honor, they venture into the woods to investigate a once in a lifetime occurrence. New enemies,Continue reading “Talisman Season 1 Episode 1 – “Pilot””
It’s been a long time coming, but we are proud to announce that Talisman – The Series will premiere on Thursday, May 21, 2020 on the Covered Sun Films YouTube channel. Episodes will debut every Thursday at 8 PM EDT. We hope you enjoy the series and the tale of Ryan and his friends. ForContinue reading “Talisman – The Series Season 1 Trailer and Premiere Date”
Just wanted to share some behind the scenes photos from the shoot. Some of the photos are production stills that had yet to be color graded, which is why they look washed out. Enjoy!
Check out the second trailer for the upcoming short film/web series, Talisman. This is an extended look. Let us know what you think! And as always, thank you for your support! Talisman Final Trailer
They always say that you need to be prepared for anything on a film set. And while my past shorts were relatively controlled environments, I’ve already learned that you can never be prepared for everything. We shot Talisman on a Monday and Tuesday in what’s been one of the rainiest summers in recent memory. WhenContinue reading “Talisman Production Update #3”