Winner Emmy College Television Awards Children's Program 2nd Place 2013
Official Selection "Irvine International Film Festival" 2013
Nominee "Best Drama Short" Irvine International Film Festival 2013
Official Selection "San Diego Latino Film Festival" 2013
Nominee 34th Emmy's College Television Awards 2013
Official Selection "International Family Film Festival" 2013
Cannes Court Métrage Short Film Corner 2013
Official Selection "Sacramento International Film Festival" 2013
Official Selection "Oceanside International Film Festival" 2013
Official Selection "LA Shorts Fest" 2013
Official Selection "Big Bear Lake International Film Festival" 2013
Cortos de Yahoo on "Yahoo en Español" 2013
PBS-KVCR Shorts Showcase Festival 2014

Cast:

Cameron – James Blakely
Alexa – Sophia Viggiano
Chevy – Ricky Martinez
Jesse – Alex Long
Armando – Arcadio Cadena
Maria – Tania Gonzalez
Film Teacher – Terasa Sciortino

Written and directed by
Carlo Olivares Paganoni

Produced by
Carlo Olivares Paganoni
Justin Wells

Director of Photography
Bradford Burdick

First Assistant Director
Adam Leeman

Production Designer
Amanda Lane

Lead Animator & Character Designer
Michelle Cho

Editor
Carlo Olivares Paganoni

Music by
David Hlebo

Associate Producer
Bret Zausmer

Wardrobe Supervisor
Vanessa Gonzalez

Casting by
Kate McClanaghan
and Big House Casting

Sound Mixer and Boom Mic. Operators
John Maynard
Dan Kloch
Tyler Blythe

Sound Designer
Jimmy Guthrie

2nd Unit Director
Michael McDowell

Executive Producer
Carlo Olivares Paganoni

Art Director – Maria Meehan
Set Dresser – Adrienne Garcia
Prop Master – Wendy Durazo
Art Production Assistant – Jason Rios
Art Production Assistant – Alex Tong

Hair & Make-Up – Cynthia Lauran

1st Assistant Camera – Mego Lin
2nd Assistant Camera – Brian Fenner
2nd Assistant Camera – Mitch Anderson

Dolly Grip – Michael Subjack
Dolly Grip/P.A. – Tim Hendrix
Gaffer – Olaolu Jegede
Best Boy/Grip/2nd AC – Lars Lindstrom
Grip – Victor Amezcua
Grip – Lei Tao
Grip/Swing P.A. – Juan Carlos Castellanos
Grip/Swing P.A. – Esteban Serrano

Script Supervisors – Nichol Lovett, Montana Mann
and Gabriela Handal Safie

Fight Coordinator – Kimo Keoke

DIT/On Set Photographer – Cacá Santoro

2nd Assistant Director – Fuxiao (Alex) Bai
2nd Assistant Director – Vivek Ramanujam
2nd Assistant Director – Nicholas Campbell

Second Unit Production Assistant – Hae Ran Kang

Food & Catering – Lupita Paganoni, Adriana Sedano
and Leticia Espejel Arellano

Location Manager – Sylvia Moreno

Transportation – Pablo Torroella, Victor Amezcua

Studio Teachers by Stella Pacific Management

Studio Teachers – Frank Gieb, Phil Eisenhower

Supporting Cast

Stanley Schwartz – Blake Ferris
Alfonso López – Spencer Herb
Federica Chang – Cortney Yue

Extras

Mom #1 – Jennifer Viggiano
Mom #2 – Iliana Martinez
Mom #3 – Deborah Schober
Mom #4 – Tanya Brannon
Mom #5 – Kelly Parker
Mom #6 – Dorina Graeff
Mom #7 – Nancy Ferris

Dad # 1 – Fred Yue
Dad # 2 – Brett Hoag

Judge # 1 – Cynthia Lauran
Judge # 2 – Michael Long
Judge # 3 – Elizabeth Bagga

Girl # 1 – Breanna Ceballos
Girl # 2 – Emma Parkinson
Boy # 1 – Paul Viggiano, Jr.
Boy # 2 – Cole Parker
Boy # 3 – Jordon Presley
Boy # 4 – Antonio Graeff
Young Boy – Derek Bagga

Woman # 1 – Vanessa Gonzalez
Woman # 2 – Maria Meehan
Woman # 3 – Michelle Cho

Man # 1 – Adam Leeman
Man # 2 – Victor Amezcua
Man # 3 – Brian Fenner
Man # 4 – Alex Tong

Sound Design Assistant – Zachary Taylor

Additional Guitar Recording – George Cocchini

Colorist – Peter Swartz

Camera, lenses and equipment rental from Alan Gordon Enterprises, HD Pioneers, EVS Rentals and Tiffen.

Cardboard Camera Font by Maral Tashjian

Title Design by Lisa Chen

Special Thanks

Children’s Institute, Inc., their Children and Families as well as its Staff, Argelis A. Ortiz, Julio Cesar Ybarra, Joanna Colunga, Ken Louria, Zully Chan, Jean Rasenberger, Marcie Begleiter, Brad Saunders, Jean-Pierre Geuens, Jay Chapman, Victoria Hochberg, Stephanie Nash, Howard Heard, Affonso Beato, Eric Sherman, Bob Peterson, Carlos Olivares Vega, Lupita Paganoni, Mauricio Olivares Paganoni, Carolina Santoro Blengini, Francisco García Pérez, Maru Paganoni, Iliana Ortíz de Zárate, Arturo Bolaños Cacho, Jonathan Sargent, RGBtv, Sylvia Moreno, Fam. Jacobo Olivares, Aaron Kemp, Screen Actors Guild, FilmL.A., Aaron Lindquist, Arshag Dickranian, Nijo Watanabe, Joe Vidaurreta and everyone who donated at Kickstarter!

Shot on the RED Epic

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