Hongyu Li’s Hank tackles the subject of open relationships and is in contention at Palm Springs International ShortFest

Starring Jason Stuart (The Birth of a Nation), Jay Disney (You did what?) and William Nicol (Criminal Minds)   Writer/Director Hongyu Li’s LGBT film Hank follows a married man who, scared of losing his relationship, feels forced into agreeing to an open marriage. This important film has been selected by many high-profile film festivals and is now in contention at the Oscar-qualifying Palm Springs International ShortFest.  After reluctantly agreeing to an open relationship, middle-aged gay … Continue reading Hongyu Li’s Hank tackles the subject of open relationships and is in contention at Palm Springs International ShortFest

Claire Edmondson’s ‘Exit’ starring Maria Bello tackles the raw subject of assisted suicide and will screen at Palm Springs International ShortFest

Award-winning Director Claire Edmondson’s female-led drama EXIT stars Maria Bello (NCIS/Goliath) and Natasha Bassett (Camp/Rake), this important film follows a woman with a terminal illness who has made a life-changing decision. Exit premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, went on to win the “Most Promising Director Award” at the Vancouver International Film Festival and will now screen at the prestigious Palm Springs International ShortFest. Exit captures a single … Continue reading Claire Edmondson’s ‘Exit’ starring Maria Bello tackles the raw subject of assisted suicide and will screen at Palm Springs International ShortFest

Jay K. Raja’s period drama The Bumbry Encounter which shares the story of a mixed-race couple selected for Palm Springs International ShortFest

Writer/Director Jay K. Raja’s The Bumbry Encounter is set in 1961 and shares the story of a mixed-race couple who appear to have encountered a UFO. This topical film will receive its California premiere at Palm Springs International ShortFest. The film stars Lauren McFall (Superlosers), Skipper Elekwachi (Unusual Suspects) and Ross Turner (Th1rteen R3asons Why). Jackie and Terry Bumbry are a mixed-race couple who have a paranormal encounter … Continue reading Jay K. Raja’s period drama The Bumbry Encounter which shares the story of a mixed-race couple selected for Palm Springs International ShortFest

David Scala’s LGBT Romantic Comedy ‘Engaged’ selected for Palms Springs and Frameline: San Francisco LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Starring Daniel K. Isaac (Billions) and Ryan Jamaal Swain (Pose) Writer/Director David Scala’s Engaged shares a story of a man who wants to propose to his long-time boyfriend, until his insecurities catch up with him. This topical short film has screened at numerous high profile film festivals such as Outfest Fusion LGBTQ People of Color Film Festival and Seattle International Film Festival. Engaged is now set to screen at the Oscar-qualifying Palm … Continue reading David Scala’s LGBT Romantic Comedy ‘Engaged’ selected for Palms Springs and Frameline: San Francisco LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Exclusive Interview with Monique Needham – “Someone told me a story about a date where the guy got up to go to the Cashpoint when the bill arrived”

Cashpoint, the short film by the incredibly talented director Monique Needham tells a story which we believe a lot of women will be able to relate to, especially in today’s society when it comes to online dating. We had the absolutely pleasure of talking to Monique and ask her about the inspiration behind the short, whether she is planning to turn Cashpoint into a feature … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Monique Needham – “Someone told me a story about a date where the guy got up to go to the Cashpoint when the bill arrived”

Monique Needham’s internet dating comedy ‘Cashpoint’ selected for London Independent Film Festival

Starring Ani Nelson (Roadkill) and Kadeem Pearse (Chewing Gum) Monique Needham’s directorial movie debut Cashpoint shares the story of a young woman’s internet date. This revealing comedy will screen in competition at the London Independent Film Festival this month. Camille decides to go on a date with a guy she met on a dating app. Cautious at first, she is eventually won over by his looks and charm. … Continue reading Monique Needham’s internet dating comedy ‘Cashpoint’ selected for London Independent Film Festival

Interview With Monique Sorgen – “While movie making is never easy, there’s also a magic that happens when you make a movie”

Monique Sorgen’s short film Sorry, Not Sorry, which was inspired by a poem written by the great William Carlos Williams’ “This is Just to Say” tells a hilarious and relatable tale about a couple, whose one-upmanship reaches unexpected heights! We had the absolute pleasure of talking to this brilliant director/writer/producer about the cast in the film, the positive things she experienced whilst making this short, … Continue reading Interview With Monique Sorgen – “While movie making is never easy, there’s also a magic that happens when you make a movie”