Monday, November 06, 2017

Good morning!

Monday morning got you down?
Well, The Wooden Beaver is always open for a laugh!

Stop in and say hi to The Risley Brothers today!

Click HERE!

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The Day After Halloween...

We Start Thinking About Christmas Wishes...


Let's not rush things...  We still have Thanksgiving!!!

Friday, October 06, 2017

Yay Mike!

 Mike!
Our own Mike is getting married today!
Congrats to you and Chrissy!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Where Is Elmwood?!?!

No, we're not closed!!!  No need to get lost!
You may have noticed we haven't been flooding social media with news of screenings, events, and any new projects since our screening in mid- August!
And you may notice a lack of madness coming from us over the next month or so as well...
Don't worry one bit!  
We're actually hard at work on the next project, and it will be popping up sooner than you may think!

We also want to take a moment to thank everyone involved in this past summer's series of screenings for "The Risley Brothers"! You made it a success! 
And don't worry if you missed any of them! The show is available on VHX now to rent or purchase! Things may get a little quiet over here for a little while, but do not worry! We're just working hard on the next production!


Saturday, September 02, 2017

Happy Labor Day Weekend in the USA!

Don't forget to take a moment this holiday weekend and support the MDA!
And thank you Jerry Lewis for all your love for the MDA!  We miss you sir!

Monday, August 21, 2017

What a summer! Thank you!


With our last screening of "The Risley Brothers" behind us this past weekend, we want to take a moment and send out a HUGE thank you to some folks! Too the venues we screened at, Hartford Flavor CompanyBack East Brewing CompanyFirehouse Art Gallery, and Southington Community Cultural Arts - Thanks for having us there!!! You support was amazing!!! 
To Paulie for pulling together so many of the great sponsors for the show! And to Gabe Finkenstein and his staff at WRF Designs for letting us take over a spot of their workshop to build the set for The Wooden Beaver! 
If you missed any of the screenings you can still see the show! It's online! Click the link below to jump right in!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

"The Risley Brothers" Screening This Saturday! 8/19!

 This is set to be the last screening of "The Risley Brothers" and our last screening of the summer!
 Don't miss it!
All the info HERE!

"The Risley Brothers" are coming to Southington!
As part of the Southington Community Cultural Arts exhibit "REAL.. W3ird. A Paris In Plantsville Reunion" Elmwood Productions is screening our latest show "The Risley Brothers"!

Doors open at 6:00 PM, film starts at 7:30
$5.00 at the door.
This is set to be our last screening of the show for the summer, so it's not to be missed And the "REAL. W3ird." show has an amazing line-up of artists that will be on display the nite of the screening!
Pre-screening the puppet cast will be there for photos with you! 
And we'll be having a musical performance from international recording artist L'eclipse Nue! - https://www.facebook.com/leclipsenue/

For all the info on the "REAL. W3ird" Exhibit opening on August 5th follow this link -
https://www.facebook.com/events/1439095832824331/?active_tab=about
The show is rated PG-13 for some brief colorful language, brief sexual innuendo, and very cartoonish violence, all involving puppets! So it's all the fun stuff!

Monday, August 14, 2017

Short Film Fest! Submissions Now OPEN!

Elmwood Keeps asking you to check out our movies...
Now we wanna see yours!

Elmwood's founder and creative director, Jon Bristol, is a juror in this upcoming short film fest here in Central CT!  

Short Film Contest
All Ages

PG or G rated 3-5 minute films
Preregistration required Sept 1st
for more info and to preregister call
SoCCA  860-276-1581, email southingtonarts@gmail.com or visit our website www.southingtonarts.org

Films will be shown First Friday of Apple Harvest Festival
At SoCCA and awards given.
Films must include an apple somewhere somehow!
$20.00 Submission Fee
Film submissions on flash drives due by September 8th

Monday, August 07, 2017

August 19 - The Risley Brothers get "REAL. W3ird." in Southington CT!

Join us on August 19th for a screening of "The Risley Brothers" in Southington CT as part of 'REAL. W3ird. - A Paris In Plantsville Reunion"!
Elmwood Productions was a huge part of what made Paris In Plantsville a special place and we're excited that after a little over a year since the door closed we're part of the reunion exhibition!
Doors open at 6:00 PM, film starts at 7:30

$5.00 at the door.
This is set to be our last screening of the show for the summer, so it's not to be missed And the "REAL. W3ird." show has an amazing line-up of artists that will be on display the nite of the screening!
Pre-screening the puppet cast will be there for photos with you! 
And we'll be having a musical performance from international recording artist L'eclipse Nue! - https://www.facebook.com/leclipsenue/
For all the info on the "REAL. W3ird" Exhibit opening on August 5th follow this link HERE
The show is rated PG-13 for some brief colorful language, brief sexual innuendo, and very cartoonish violence, all involving puppets! So it's 
all the fun stuff!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Screening Tonite! Be There!

 Elmwood Productions and The Milford Arts Council are bringing The Risley Brothers to Milford!

"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 
Doors will open at 6:00 PM for a "Meet and Greet" with members of the cast and crew, and even the puppets!
The show starts at 7:30. 
$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words.
81 Naugatuck Avenue
Milford, CT 06460
 

Friday, July 14, 2017

The Risley Brothers! July 29th!

We're coming to The Firehouse!
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Elmwood Productions and The Milford Arts Council are bringing 
The Risley Brothers to Milford!

"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Doors will open aty 6:00 PM for a "Meet and Greet" with members of the cast and crew, and even the puppets!
The show starts at 7:30. 
$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words.

Firehouse Gallery
81 Naugatuck Avenue
Milford, CT 06460
http://milfordarts.org/firehouse-art-gallery/about-the-firehouse-art-gallery/

Friday, July 07, 2017

Two More Screenings of "The Risley Brothers" Are Coming!

OK New England!
We've got two more chances to check out a screening of "The Risley Brothers" this summer!
Don't miss 'em!

Up first is July 29th at The Firehouse Gallery in Milford CT
Click HERE for more info!

And then on August 19th we'll be at Southington Community Cultural Arts with the show!
This screening is part of a bigger art show entitled "REAL. W3ird." and is not to be missed!

Click HERE for more info!

Then, we get back to work!  Hahaha!

Sunday, July 02, 2017

28 Days Away...

...  From the next screening of "The Risley Brothers"!

Elmwood Productions and The Milford Arts Council are bringing The Risley Brothers to Milford!

"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Doors will open aty 6:00 PM for a "Meet and Greet" with members of the cast and crew, and even the puppets!
The show starts at 7:30. 
$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words.

Firehouse Gallery
81 Naugatuck Avenue
Milford, CT 06460

And more info HERE!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

This Saturday Nite!


The Risley Brothers are coming to Back East Brewing Company and they are bringing their buddies from Snuffbox!


What does any of that even mean???
PUPPETS AND PINTS AT 5:00 PM!
Please join us June 24th for a screening of the latest Elmwood Productions web series "The Risely Brothers" and and a performance from the boozegrass band Snuffbox! 


"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Back East Brewing Company is an award-winning independent Craft brewery located in Bloomfield, CT, with distribution throughout Connecticut & W. Mass. 

Snuffbox is the best boozegrass band that has ever existed. 

$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words. 21 and over only please.


The Risley Brothers! June 24!

Puppets and Pints at Back Easy Brewing Company with
The Risley Brothers and Snuffbox!

All the info you need is HERE!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

One Week Away! Join Us At Back East Brewing Company!

One Week Away! Join Us At Back East Brewing Company for a screening of Elmwood's newest web series 
The Risley Brothers are coming to Back East Brewing Company and they are bringing their buddies from Snuffbox!

What does any of that even mean???
PUPPETS AND PINTS AT 5:00 PM!
Please join us June 24th for a screening of the latest Elmwood Productions web series "The Risely Brothers" and and a performance from the boozegrass band Snuffbox! 

"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Back East Brewing Company is an award-winning independent Craft brewery located in Bloomfield, CT, with distribution throughout Connecticut & W. Mass.

Snuffbox is the best boozegrass band that has ever existed.

$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words. 21 and over only please.

Puppets and Pints start at 5:00 PM!
Snuffbox hits the stage at 6:00 PM!
The Risley Brothers starts at 7:00 PM!

Back East Brewing - https://www.facebook.com/backeastbrewing/
Snuffbox - https://www.facebook.com/BoxOfSnuff/
Elmwood Productions - https://www.facebook.com/elmwoodproductions/

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Friday, June 02, 2017

The Risley Brothers! Back East Brewing! Snuffbox!


 The Risley Brothers are coming to Back East Brewing Company and they are bringing their buddies from Snuffbox!

What does any of that even mean???
Please join us June 24th for a screening of the latest Elmwood Productions web series "The Risely Brothers" and and a performance from the boozegrass band Snuffbox! 

"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Back East Brewing Company is an award-winning independent Craft brewery located in Bloomfield, CT, with distribution throughout Connecticut & W. Mass. 

Snuffbox is the best boozegrass band that has ever existed. 

$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words. 21 and over only please.

Puppets and Pints start at 5:00 PM! 
Snuffbox hits the stage at 6:00 PM!
The Risley Brothers starts at 7:00 PM!



Friday, May 19, 2017

Snuffbox Will Be There! 6/24!

Snuffbox is the best boozegrass band that has ever existed. 
You're gonna need to see this!
They'll be joining us at Back East Brewing Company on June 24 for our screening of "The Risley Brothers"!


$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words. 21 and over only please.

Puppets and Pints start at 5:00 PM! 
Snuffbox hits the stage at 6:00 PM!
The Risley Brothers starts at 7:00 PM!


Friday, May 12, 2017

The Risley Brothers are coming to Back East!

WATCH OUT FOR MURDEROUS BEAVERS!

We're bringing your favorite bar tending brothers to Back East Brewing Company in Bloomfield CT on June 24th!
And they are bringing their buddies from Snuffbox for a performance!

"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Back East Brewing Company is an award-winning independent Craft brewery located in Bloomfield, CT, with distribution throughout Connecticut & W. Mass. 

Snuffbox is the best boozegrass band that has ever existed. 

$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words. 21 and over only please.

Puppets and Pints start at 5:00 PM! 
Snuffbox hits the stage at 6:00 PM!
The Risley Brothers starts at 7:00 PM!


Saturday, May 06, 2017

THE RISLEY BROTHERS ARE ON VHX!

Now On VHX!
Get the show! - 
or get the show with the short film! - HERE

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Back East Brewing - Here come The Risley Brothers!

Thank you to everyone who came out to see the premiere of 
"The Risley Brothers" at The Hartford Flavor Company last Thursday nite!
And thank you to Tom, Lelaneia, and Sage, and everyone at The Hartford Flavor Company for all their hard work making the screening a success!

And now onto the next one!
That's right!
We're bringing your favorite bar tending brothers to Back East Brewing Company in Bloomfield CT on June 24th!
And they are bringing their buddies from Snuffbox for a performance!

"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Back East Brewing Company is an award-winning independent Craft brewery located in Bloomfield, CT, with distribution throughout Connecticut & W. Mass. 

Snuffbox is the best boozegrass band that has ever existed. 

$5.00 Admission to get in at the door - Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words. 21 and over only please.

Puppets and Pints start at 5:00 PM! 
Snuffbox hits the stage at 6:00 PM!
The Risley Brothers starts at 7:00 PM!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Tonite! Join us at The Hartford Flavor Company!

Tonite!  Join us at The Hartford Flavor Company for the premiere of
Let's get the spring started with "The Risley Brothers"!
Elmwood Productions is proud to invite you to The Hartford Flavor Company on April 27th for the very first screening of our newest web series!
From the people that brought you "Steve the Vampire" and the award winning "HEAD" - 
"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Hartford Flavor Company is the parent company of Wild Moon, a line of unique, flavored liqueurs made of all natural ingredients. Visit our production facility & Tasting Room as part of the nite! A Silver medal winner at the 2015 & 2016 NY World Wine & Spirits Competition. Wild Moon Liqueurs Birch flavor recognized by an international publication as CT's most unique spirit.
Joining us at the screening will be Robert Fullerton for a performance of his music before the movie begins! Robert provided the theme song for the show; "Hard To Be Gone", and several of his tunes are featured throughout the series!
And we'll have Bradley Taffy there! Providing all of you with amazing kettle corn, taffy, and maybe some suprises! 
And... Yup, another and! Avery's Soda! The awesome team from Avery's will be there to help out the thirsty, and hopefully even mix it up with some Wild Moon and see what kind of flavors will blow out taste buds away!
Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words.
 $5.00 admission to the screening. Doors Open at 6:00 PM, the pre-show with Robert Fullerton is at 7:00, and the film begins at 7:30. 
Still need more info?

Saturday, April 22, 2017

This Coming Thursday! The Risley Brothers come to Hartford!


Let's get the spring started with "The Risley Brothers"!
Elmwood Productions is proud to invite you to The Hartford Flavor Company on April 27th for the very first screening of our newest web series!
From the people that brought you "Steve the Vampire" and the award winning "HEAD" - 
"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits! 

Hartford Flavor Company is the parent company of Wild Moon, a line of unique, flavored liqueurs made of all natural ingredients. Visit our production facility & Tasting Room as part of the nite! A Silver medal winner at the 2015 & 2016 NY World Wine & Spirits Competition. Wild Moon Liqueurs Birch flavor recognized by an international publication as CT's most unique spirit.

Joining us at the screening will be Robert Fullerton for a performance of his music before the movie begins! Robert provided the theme song for the show; "Hard To Be Gone", and several of his tunes are featured throughout the series! - https://www.facebook.com/rcfmusic/?pnref=lhc

And we'll have Bradley Taffy there! Providing all of you with amazing kettle corn, taffy, and maybe some suprises! 

And... Yup, another and! Avery's Soda! The awesome team from Avery's will be there to help out the thirsty, and hopefully even mix it up with some Wild Moon and see what kind of flavors will blow out taste buds away!

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words.

$5.00 admission to the screening. Doors Open at 6:00 PM, the pre-show with Robert Fullerton is at 7:00, and the film begins at 7:30. 
Times are subject to change - We'll keep everything up to date if anything does!

Sunday, April 16, 2017

4/27 - HARTFORD FLAVOR COMPANY! THE RISLEY BROTHERS!

(I think I see a puppeteer!!!)

Elmwood Productions is proud to invite you to The Hartford Flavor Company on April 27th for the very first screening of out newest web series!
From the people that brought you "Steve the Vampire" and the award winning "HEAD" - 
"The Risley Brothers" is a comedic story of Wes and Quig, who have just re-opened their father's defunct bar. They are doing their best to keep the place respectable in spite of the local looneys, crazy ex-girlfriends, a visit from the Devil, and even their own bad habits!  

Hartford Flavor Company is the parent company of Wild Moon, a line of unique, flavored liqueurs made of all natural ingredients. Visit our production facility & Tasting Room as part of the nite! A Silver medal winner at the 2015 & 2016 NY World Wine & Spirits Competition. Wild Moon Liqueurs Birch flavor recognized by an international publication as CT's most unique spirit.

Joining us at the screening will be Robert Fullerton for a performance of his music before the movie begins! Robert provided the theme song for the show; "Hard To Be Strong", and several of his tunes are featured throughout the series! - https://www.facebook.com/rcfmusic/?pnref=lhc

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive humor, and a few colorful words.

$5.00 admission to the screening. Doors Open at 6:00 PM, the pre-show with Robert Fullerton is at 7:00, and the film begins at 7:30.  

Times are subject to change - We'll keep everything up to date if anything does!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Schmutsy Needs You...

...To come to the premiere screening of
"THE RISLEY BROTHERS"
on 4/27 at THE HARTFORD FLAVOR COMPANY!
All the info you need is HERE!


Saturday, April 08, 2017

The Risley Brothers Are Coming!

Join us at The Hartford Flavor Company on 4/27/17 for the premiere of our newest series -
THE RISLEY BROTHERS!

Click HERE for all the info!

And don't forget to make friends with Wes Risley on Facebook too!