95th Academy Award® televised ceremony appearing Phillip E. Walker Stars in this much celebrated Serlingesque mini short film which leads viewers on a dark comedy fantasy romp through the mind. There an elder is thrusted into a different world . . . via some assistance.
Originally called "Incredible Sweet" by New Zealand's Kiwis Week Fest & "Fantastic Fantasy" by India's Light and Shadow Film Awards, this 129+ award winning, under 6 minute movie, was made for the Inland Empire 2022 Rancho Cucamonga 48 Hour Film Project.
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Directed & Edited by Ryan Stevens Harris, Produced by John Michael Elders with Cinematography by Franklin Whitlatch, Sweetest Vacation Executive Producer Phillip Eugene Walker plays with Margaret Newborn, Daniela Lugo, Jacquetta Green, Vincent J. Isaac and Mark Chinnery rounding out the Cast. Alberto Anaya Lopez Composed Original Music & Designed the Sound, Hope D. Williams Designed and Managed the Production, while Katherine Phillips served as Assistant Director and Dr. Ethel Pitts Walker was the Caterer.
The next USA Sweetest Vacation live & in-person public screening is 6:00 pm PST August 11, 2023 in the 100 Films Retreat #2 Phillip E. Walker Acting Retrospective Series Festivaling Block in Rancho Cucamonga, California 91739 USA's Victoria Garden's Cove. Limited Discount Seating at AllEvents.by/PhilE.
With Clips having been released on Indigenous People's Holiday eve (10/9/22) at the Victoria Garden's Cove location where the Film was shot, the Mini Short's Oct. 19, 2022 WORLD PREMIERE at Regal Edwards Ontario Palace 22 became an AUDIENCE FAVORITE.
This resulted in the Production vying for Inland Empire 48 regional competition BEST OF winning on Election Day, 6:00pm Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 at Harkins Theatres Mountain Grove 16, 27481 San Bernardino Ave., Redlands, California USA 92374 USA where it won that year's BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS & BEST DIRECTOR RUNNER-UP AwardS.
Since then, SV has screened live & in-person at many film festivals (FF) Worldwide. In addition to the above next appearance, during the remainder of 2023 it is scheduled to appear: 11:00 am 8/20/23 at the Sacramento International Film Festival; in September during a Beverly Hills, CA Academy Award® Nomination Qualifying Standard Theatrical Run; Oct. 8th at India's Maharaja Int. Film Festival, Oct. 9th at the Indigenous Film Retreats; plus a return to 100 Films Retreat #3 on Dec. 12, 2023.
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