Kismet Media
Short Film

Valerie

Directed by Michael David Charles Hicks

about the film

Valerie tells the story of an aspiring dancer whose experience on a date provides a harsh reminder of societal misogyny. Weighed down by the fact that her experience is not unique, Valerie channels her passion for dance to work through her emotions in a constructive and empowering way.

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STILLS

TEASER TRAILER

BEHIND THE SCENES

CAST

VALERIE

Valerie is portrayed by Taylor Rae Cole.

BRANDON

Brandon is portrayed by Jason Brown.

MARY

Mary is portrayed by Karina Grossman.

MAN ON STREET

“Man on Street” is portrayed by Glen Lloyd.

CREW

DIRECTOR/WRITER

Mike co-wrote, produced, directed & edited the film.

STORY/PRODUCER

Taylor co-wrote & produced the film.  They also worked as casting, costumer, makeup, music coordinator and 1st Assistant Director.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Scott worked as executive producer of the film.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Robyn served as executive producer on the film.

PRODUCER

Peter worked as executive producer of the film.

MUSIC

Michael served as visual effects supervisor.

CINEMATOGRAPHER

John worked as cinematographer, assistant director & camera operator (A) for the film.

EDITOR

Kristin worked as co-editor on the film.

SET DECORATOR

Kaitlyn Hicks served as set decorator.

SET DECORATOR

Melanie worked as set decorator for the film.

SET DECORATOR

Kirah worked as set decorator for the film.

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Cindy worked as production manager and craft services for the film.

2ND UNIT DIRECTOR

Glen worked as second unit director on the film.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Joe worked on graphic design for the film.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Michael worked on graphic design for the film.

ASSISTANT CAMERA

Jade worked as a camera assistant for the film.

ASSISTANT CAMERA

Alexandria worked as a camera assistant and script supervisor for the film.

SOUND

Jennifer worked on sound for the film.

EDITORIAL CONSULTANT

Jade worked as a camera assistant for the film.

CRAFT SERVICES

Alexandria worked as a camera assistant for the film.

MERCHANDISE

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