IEP is a short film based in South Los Angeles telling the fictional story of Xavier, an 8-year-old African-American boy and the struggles that he faces when his behavioral problems are misdiagnosed and he is placed in special education. Starring Tracy Vilar, Jalen Harris, Trenekia Danielle, Efe, Shamika Franklin, Ezequiel Guerra, Christine Joelle, Dave Parke and Michael T. Wright.
Los Angeles Shorts Fest
International Black Film Festival of Nashville
Reel Black Men Film Festival
SE Manly Short Film Showcase
"African-American Short Films" TV show, broadcast nationally to nearly 100 markets from April-July 2012
Featured & discussed in education classes at Ithaca College and Pace University.
Producer-Director: Jason Gilmore
Screenwriter: Trenekia Danielle
Director of Photography: Peter Villani
Editor: Aric Lewis
Line Producer: Eunice D. Choi
Production Designer: Lori Marple-Pereslete
Sound: D'Marco Ray Smith