Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 28th, 2016 —¬†Independent filmmakers Tony Dean Smith & Ryan W. Smith have partnered with U.S.-based investment fund Paly Productions Inc. to finance their mind-bending sci-fi thriller, VOLITION. Tony Dean Smith will helm the film as Director, while Ryan W. Smith will serve as Producer.

Based on a screenplay written by the Smith Brothers, Volition is a gritty sci-fi thriller, about a man afflicted with clairvoyance, who tries to change his fate when a series of events leads to a vision of his own murder. Volition aims to reach fans of intelligent sci-fi, focusing on intriguing concepts and grounded characters. Principal Photography commences in Vancouver, in Spring 2017, with a festival and wider release scheduled for 2018.

In connection with Volition, the Smith Brothers Film Company will be releasing a series of semi-monthly webisodes, offering fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the making of the film. The first webisode is set for Monday, Nov. 28th, 2016, with others following every second Monday. Fans are encouraged to visit for up-to-date behind-the-scenes content, and for additional news. Fans can also sign up for the Volition newsletter, or join the Volition page on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, to be alerted to new content as it emerges.

Smith Brothers Film Company is the creative partnership of Tony Dean Smith & Ryan W. Smith. Tony is an award-winning filmmaker who has worked for Universal, CTV, Neill Blomkamp, and Syfy, among others. Ryan is an award-winning writer, who has worked for Disney, Netflix, YTV and Syfy, among others. For more information, visit

paly_productions_logoPALY PRODUCTIONS, INC.
Paly Productions, Inc. is a U.S.-based investment fund, focused on high-quality artistic projects for the world market.

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