As part of a stronger emphasis on its film and television departments Envision Media Arts has started production on the self financed feature film Chained. With US theatrical distribution by Anchor Bay and Jennifer Lynch (Surveillance) directing Chained was written by Damian O'Donnell. Principal photography on the psychological thriller about a young man who was abducted as a child and now is wrestling with following in the footsteps of his kidnapper begins in June. “Envision Media Arts is proud of its ten year tradition and excited to move forward with an increased focus on film and television ” says Envision president and CEO Lee Nelson. Founded in 2002 and since becoming an award-winning international commercial production company Envision Media Arts has produced spots for major companies as diverse as Macy’s Ferrero Rocher Ford and T-Com and works with a group of accomplished commercial directors including Marcus Nispel Jesse Jacobs Martha Fiennes Rupert Wainwright Dave Ramser and Paulo Vainer. Envision currently is also in pre-production on Waco the first narrative feature film to explore the events of the ATF raid on Mt. Carmel Texas the 51-day siege that followed and the devastating fire that resulted in the deaths of 81 civilians. Set to star Academy Award winner Adrien Brody Kurt Russell Sharon Stone and John Leguizamo Waco will be directed by Rupert Wainwright (Stigmata). Envision currently is also developing the film adaptions of the New York Times bestselling memoir A Piece of Cake written by Cupcake Brown and the popular teen illustrated book series The Misadventures of Dreary and Naughty written and illustrated by John LaFleur and Shawn Dubin.