Author Archives: Jon Sumple

Stan Romanek declared competent to stand trial

Reposted with permission from altPOV.tv  altPOV.tv learned today that Stan Romanek has been deemed competent to stand trial following his arrest in February on charges of child pornography possession. A pretrial has been set for Jan. 21, 2015, where the judge will review the case to determine if there is sufficient evidence to move to trial. The…

altPOV.tv to release ‘extraordinary: the stan romanek story’ on May 13, 2014

After nearly five years, our journey with “extraordinary: the stan romanek story” has led us to the announcement of the film’s release date: May 13, 2014 We’re also excited to announce that the film will be released as a video-on-demand rental on a new website that launches on Friday, May 9: altPOV.tv What is altPOV.tv?…

‘extraordinary’ release announcement tonight!

The old saying “good things come in threes” definitely applies to tonight! Three different Internet programs — one live and two podcasts — will announce the release date of “extraordinary: the stan romanek story” and the launch date of the VOD web portal through which it will be available. 1. LIVE at 9 p.m. EDT…

Media tour continues; release date announcement coming soon

j3FILMS continues its promotional tour in support of the documentary film “extraordinary: the stan romanek story.” Producer Jack Roth and producer/director Jon Sumple will be on BlogTalkRadio three times this week: Monday, April 28, 11:00-11:30 PM EDT — On A Wing Of An Angel with hosts Lisa Kreinbrink and Natalie Owen. Part One of this live,…

Media tour underway for ‘extraordinary: the stan romanek story’

Thank you. If you’ve followed us and supported us over the past several years, thank you. If you’ve engaged with us and encouraged us, thank you. If you attended the premiere at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, thank you. If you have chided, derided and bitch-slapped us along the way, thank you. Every step…

Update: More details on distribution of “extraordinary: the stan romanek story”

A recent dialog I had with a commenter on our site is blogworthy, so I thought I’d share: Comment: The timing is perfect for the oppressors. This was intended to discredit your film, and will work to some degree, regardless of anything you do now. What else can you do, then, besides release the film…

Update: We are searching for answers following recent developments

Based on responses we’ve received over the past few weeks, we assume quite a few of you are unaware of the recent developments with Stan Romanek. He has been arrested and released; and, since then, beaten up and in the hospital twice. The arc of his personal story has changed dramatically, and it is creating…

Update: Why we’re telling the story we’re telling and why we’re seeking the largest audience possible

First and foremost, we’d like to thank everyone who has been following us on this journey for their support and, most importantly, their patience. This has been a long road for us — three and a half years — and an even longer one for Stan and his family. I also appreciate all the comments…

Production update: Next steps

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We’ve received numerous requests for updates on where we are in the production of “extraordinary: the Stan Romanek story,” and although we’ve answered the question numerous times in comments on this website and via YouTube, we decided to do it one more time in a post. We are in post-production, which requires video editing, sound…

“extraordinary: the Stan Romanek story” trailer released

j3FILMS is thrilled to finally release the trailer for its upcoming documentary film, extraordinary: the Stan Romank story. We started this journey of discovery with Stan and his family nearly three years ago. While it took a while to get to this point, the time has only intensified our passion for this project because it…