95th Academy Award® televised ceremony appearing Phillip E. Walker Stars in this much celebrated Serlingesque mini short film which leads viewers on a suspenseful 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 181+ award winning, under 6 minute movie, was made during the Inland Empire 2022 Rancho Cucamonga 48 Hour Film Project.
Academy Award® Nomination Qualifying Standard Theatrical Run
10/24-30, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California 90211 USA
Additional info at StreamingFilmChannel.com/sweetest-vacation
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 plus Recorded & Designed the Sound, Hope D. Williams Designed & Managed the Production, while Katherine Phillips served as Assistant Director and Dr. Ethel Pitts Walker was the Caterer.
The next North American Sweetest Vacation live & in-person public screening is its New York Premiere 10:00pm EST March 24, 2024 by New York Movie Awards at the Under Saint Marks Theatre, 94 Saint Marks Place, New York, NY 10009, where PhilE will be presented with their Jan. 2024 BEST ACTOR Trophy.
Limited 10% Discounted $9.00 TICKETS at https://allevents.in/new%20york/80003150834182
HISTORY & 2024 Black History Month SCREENINGS
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, this Mini Short's Oct. 19, 2022 WORLD PREMIERE at Regal Edwards Ontario Palace 22 was voted as an AUDIENCE FAVORITE.
This resulted in the Production vying for Inland Empire 48 Hour Film Project regional competition BEST OF on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 at Redlands, California's Harkins Theatres Mountain Grove 16 where judges Awarded it that year's BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS & BEST DIRECTOR RUNNER-UP.
Since then, SV has been screened live & in-person at many film festivals Worldwide.
This 2024 Black History Month, in addition to the above next USA appearance, SV screenings include: the February 1st 100 Films Retreat #4 at Shiloh in its home base Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737 USA; February 1st at Odyssey Script and Film Festival in Portugal; February 11th at Mars International Film Festival in France; February 14th at Kick The Rules in Los Angeles; February 20th at Beyond Borders International Film Festival in India and February 22nd at New Wave International Film & Script Festival in Germany.
Additional live & in-person dates will be announced soon!
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9668 Milliken Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730, United States