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Fist of Frankenstein 

 We are proud to release this 4 page comic book which sets up the story of our next feature film.  It introduces the character of KT Streeter- a reluctant undercover agent with special powers sent on a dangerous mission into the heart of the criminal underworld.  It's a classic noir story at its core-wrapped up in layers of martial arts and old school horror!  The comic book was written by Mike Olafson and Scorpio Steele, and beautifully designed and illustrated by Scorpio Steele.  Script completed, In Pre-Production Fall 2019



Gears, Grease and Guitars
Director Mike Olafson spent 2 years documenting Denver's history of rock and roll and hot rodding- a match made in America.  In 2008 he premiered his film to a sold out crowds and it has gained attention from viewers around the world. 

Olafson removed it from circulation in 2012 but under the American Vintage Pictures banner it will be re-released in 2018 online.


Buenas Noches,

Tony Monaco

Presenting our Super 16mm "spaghetti western" now in production for 2020.  Winter, 1872:  Mission de Santo Christo, New Mexico territory plays host to a deadly match up of bounty hunters, a band of bandits, and one woman with death in her hands and vengeance in her heart.  the prize for whomever lives:  a mysterious skull with a cryptic map written in blood upon its crown.   Now filming in Monte Vista, Colorado, this begins a series of three, 25 minute films which will combine into a feature length homage to those gritty and stylish italo-spanish-french westerns made in the sixties and Seventies.  Featuring Mike Olafson in the role of Tony Monaco. 

A bit of the "Italian/retro" style painted poster from England based artist Simon Pritchard

Motor Vixens 

A lonely highway, 1965.  The paths of five travelers intersect as a killer is loose on the road.  Shot in high contrast black and white 16mm, this is Olafson's tribute to sixties indie film maverick Russ Meyer.  Soon to be available online. 


The Amulet of Atlantis

As a writer, Mike Olafson has written features and shorts, but also published his vintage adventure novel back in 2005.  Set in 1938, it weaves a tale of intrigue, suspense and adventure in the wilds of the African jungles.  If you enjoy James Bond, Indiana Jones and Doc Savage- this book has all three elements!  The novel is available through   Click HERE to buy. 

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Centennial, CO  80122

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