Gonella Productions

Gonella Productions

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XING

XING

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 10:43
Year of production: 2016

SYNOPSIS

It’s early ‘90’s New York City. Melissa goes to a party with her raver friends; embraces the faux family of the underground club life. She runs in to some kids who hustle her. Trying to be a House Music DJ, Melissa is selling drugs to buy records to pursue her ambitions. She meets Barone and he offers to help her.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: XING LLC
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Mina Marlena – MELISSA
Jordan Bridges – BARONE
Michelle Parrott – RAVER GIRL
Peter Luber – RAVER BOY
Scotto – AS HIMSELF
Nicky Ottav – AS HIMSELF
Alees Yvon – AS HERSELF
Ernie Omega – AS HIMSELF
Josephine Pearl Lee – AS HERSELF
DJ Odi – AS HIMSELF
DJ Onionz – AS HIMSELF
DJ Zakmatic – AS HIMSELF
Kristen Best – VOICE OVER
Jenna "Skyttle" Pasechnick – PEDESTAL DANCER

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Rosa Costanza
Screenwriter: Rosa Costanza
Executive Producers: Rosa Costanza, Claudia Costanza, Ann Horton
Producers: Erik Forssell, Ross Ryman, Reba Massey
Line Producer: Rosa Costanza
Director of Photography: Erik Forssell
Sound Design: Rodney “Gumbo” King
Editing: Peter Bean
Music Director: ONIONZ (Andrew Venegas)
Soundtrack DJ Mix: ONIONZ (Andrew Venegas)

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Musical, Coming of Age, LGBTQ+
Language: English
Country of origin: USA
Year of production: 2016
Total running time: 10:34
Shooting format: RED 3K
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound format: STEREO

AWARDS

1- Los Angeles Film Review “Independent Film Silver Award” (2017)
2 - WorldFest Houston “Silver Remi” Award (2017)
3 - UCLAx Film Festival “Best Unique and Artistic Film” (2017)
4 - Action On Film Festival “Best Editing of a Short Film” (2017)
5 - Southern States Indie Fan Film Festival “Talented New Director” (2018)
6 - Southern States Indie Fan Film Festival “Best Experimental” (2018)

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

1- 25th St. Louis International Film Festival (Nov. 2016)
2- Los Angeles Film Review (2017)
3- Newport Beach Film Festival (April 2017)
4- 50th Annual Worldfest Houston (April 2017)
5- UCLAx Film Festival (May 2017)
6- Cannes Court Metragé, Short Film Corner (May 2017)
7- International Film Festival – Nice, France (May 2017)
8- Harlem International Film Festival (May 2017)
9- Action On Film Festival – Las Vegas (August 2017)
10- Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema - NY (August 2017)
11 – Rome Film Awards (October 2017)
12 – Gala del Cinema Internazionale Venezia (October 2017)
13- Berlin World International Film Festival (October 2017)
14- Lift-Off Amsterdam Online Film Festival (October 2017)
15- Connect Film Festival (Semi-Finalist – October 2017)
16 – Southern States Independent Fan Film Festival (January 2018)
17 – Lift Off London Online Film Festival (2018)
18- German United Film Festival (2018)
19- Studio City Intl. Film Festival (2018)
20- Hollyshorts Screening Series (2019)
21- Womens Intl’ Film Arts Festival NYC (2019)
22- Nice Film Market (2019)