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Logline: Rosie travels with her best friend, Tucker, for a weekend getaway, reuniting with former high school friends who face equally uncertain futures.
#adulting is hard. “Twentyfiveish” follows Rosie, in the midst of a quarterlife crisis, who escapes for a weekend trip with her best friend Tucker. Upon arrival, she is surprised by former high school friends, some welcome and some not, who also face equally uncertain futures. Together, over the course of the weekend, they try to navigate their way through being twentyfiveish.
Brendan is an American actor known for playing Lucas Gottesman on the Freeform series “Pretty Little Liars.” In addition, he has also worked on “Cold Case” (Evan), “Miss Behave” (Jordan), “Review with Forrest MacNeil” (Pilot), “How I Met Your Mother” (Ned), “Weeds” (Gordon), and “Bones” (Shane). “Twentyfiveish” is Brendan’s first foray into producing.
Katie Micay graduated from Loyola Marymount University’s film production program. Her first short film, “For Love,” created at New York Film Academy’s summer program at age 14, is nearing 4,000 hits on YouTube. Her short film “Limited Engagement” was an Official Selection for the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival and got an Award of Merit at Women’s Independent Film Festival. She also received a nomination for Film Outside The Frame, LMU’s annual student awards and film festival, for her writing. Her second film “My So Called Family” was an Official Selection for Bel Air Film Festival. Her third short film, “Flirt,” was an Official Selection for the Reality Bytes Film Festival. “The Firefly Girls” has played at several film festivals including Sonoma International Film Festival. Keep an eye out for it at Catalina Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, and San Jose International Short Film Festival!
Kyle Bown began his career moving from show to show, putting in time at hits such as “The Mentalist,” “Heroes” and “Scrubs.” He found a home when he landed on “Pretty Little Liars,” where he has been fortunate enough to co-write two episodes. He also co-wrote the short film “The Firefly Girls,” which is currently making the festival rounds. In addition to working on “Pretty Little Liars” and “Famous In Love,” Kyle is also a Creative Executive at Long Lake Media.
Jacquelyn Ryan has been working in film and TV for close to a decade, crewed on such films as “Up in the Air,” “Whip It,” and TV shows such as “Bones” and “Melrose Place.” She’s currently production supervisor on the Freeform TV shows “Pretty Little Liars” and “Famous In Love.” Along with “Walk With Me,” Jacquelyn produced the web series “Slave 4U” and “Hers and History,” and is passionate about producing new media. She is also the founder of a nonprofit called Wide Angle Film Center, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports a more sustainable and diverse media industry.
Coralee Trigger is a Creative Arts Emmy-winner who got her start on The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s digital team. She loves the constantly changing digital landscape and has worked at the intersection of the internet and television on projects for ellentube, CW Seed, The Travel Channel, YouTube Space LA, and Team Coco Presents: Conan O’Brien. With a strong emphasis on digital storytelling, she currently consults and produces with brands and influencers who are interested in creating original content, optimizing their social media strategy, and ultimately leveraging their digital platforms to increase sales and partnerships.
Krista Worby studied film and theater at Columbia University in NYC before making her way to Los Angeles in 2012. She works with Anonymous Content as a producer and has worked on music videos for Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Beyonce. She has produced live readings for Film Independent, and created her own web series for Funny or Die.
Originally from New Jersey, Danielle received her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Penn State University in 2011 and started working in the industry in 2012. Danielle has worked as a producer’s assistant, writers PA, set PA, post PA, audience PA, office PA and production secretary on shows such as “Outrageous 911” (TLC), “America’s Got Talent” (NBC), “Suits” (USA Network), and “The Fosters” (Freeform). She’s also a producer and social media coordinator for Lights Camera Cure, a non-profit raising money and awareness for children fighting pediatric cancer.
Stephanie interned for the Cleveland Browns prior to starting her entertainment career on Pretty Little Liars. Stephanie then went on to work for Warner Brothers Studio Operations, supporting a variety of productions and events ranging from commercials and live shows such as the MTV Movie Awards to TV shows including “Supergirl,” “Shameless,” “Conan,” “Ellen,” “Gilmore Girls,” and upcoming feature releases “Live By Night” and “La La Land.” She is currently working on “Lethal Weapon” for Warner Brothers Television.
Daniel Villalobos has worked on such television shows as “Pretty Little Liars,” “Famous In Love,” and “The Mentalist.” Daniel is currently partnered with Ryan Guzman as Co-CEOs of Primo Entertainment, under which they’ve produced a number of short films and music videos.
Alexandra quickly learned L.A. is too big of a city to play with uncertainty so she began interning at Warner Bros. Records in the A&R department. Short after, she met a TV writer who changed her life, and perspective, by introducing her to TV writing. They co-created a lifestyle blog, AmentorAmuse following two writers in Hollywood, one who has “made it” and one who aspires to break in. Alexandra has worked in the writers’ room of CW’s “The 100” and currently resides at Freeform’s “Pretty Little Liars.”
Hunter has worked on a variety of independently produced projects including the feature film “Losing in Love,” and the short film “The Firefly Girls,” which is currently an official selection in several upcoming international film festivals. Hunter currently works as an assistant editor on the CBS primetime drama “NCIS:Los Angeles.”
About the Film:
As I face my 25th birthday, I am feeling a lot of uncertainty. I felt very comfortable in the life I was leading, but I’m finding I’m at the point where the decisions I make everyday will have a large impact on the rest of my life. As I watch my friends get married, have kids, and climb up in their professional lives, I realize that what used to feel like infinite time no longer does. When you grow up being told anything is possible, the realization that decisions you make are going to cut off certain paths feels overwhelming.
Current Status: Fundraising and in pre-production!
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