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Adulting

A comedic tale of friendship and dating.
4/5

Review

Sheldon Bailey and David Anthony Butler’s short comedy film is a hilarious and heartwarming exploration of friendship, career, and dating in modern-day Los Angeles. The film follows the lives of three African American friends, each contending with the challenges of building careers and maintaining relationships in a fast-paced and often unforgiving city.

What sets the film apart is the strength of its writing. The humor is fresh, witty, and never fails to land. The characters are fully-realized and imbued with a sense of authenticity that is often lacking in mainstream media. It is refreshing to see a comedy that tackles issues of race, masculinity, and friendship in such a thoughtful and relatable way.

The film’s strong comedic voice is matched by its excellent cast, who bring each character to life with warmth and humor. Ramone Acevados’s cinematography is also deserving of praise, with its bright, vibrant visuals encapsulating the energy and diversity of Los Angeles.

Overall, Bailey and Butler’s short film is a delightful and genuinely funny watch that showcases the talent and creativity of its filmmakers and cast. With the strength of its writing and characters, it would indeed make a perfect basis for a wider series. This film is not to be missed!

Brief Synopsis

Three black best friends navigate their dating and professional lives in Los Angeles.
Adulting Short Film

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Director(s): David Anthony Butler, Sheldon Bailey
Writer(s): David Anthony Butler, Sheldon Bailey
Cast: Bam Hall, Rodney Blackstock, Sheldon Bailey, Tony Winters
Producer(s): David Anthony Butler, Sheldon Bailey
Director of Photography: Ramone Acevados
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Runtime: 20 min

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Adulting

A comedic tale of friendship and dating.
4/5

Review

Sheldon Bailey and David Anthony Butler’s short comedy film is a hilarious and heartwarming exploration of friendship, career, and dating in modern-day Los Angeles. The film follows the lives of three African American friends, each contending with the challenges of building careers and maintaining relationships in a fast-paced and often unforgiving city.

What sets the film apart is the strength of its writing. The humor is fresh, witty, and never fails to land. The characters are fully-realized and imbued with a sense of authenticity that is often lacking in mainstream media. It is refreshing to see a comedy that tackles issues of race, masculinity, and friendship in such a thoughtful and relatable way.

The film’s strong comedic voice is matched by its excellent cast, who bring each character to life with warmth and humor. Ramone Acevados’s cinematography is also deserving of praise, with its bright, vibrant visuals encapsulating the energy and diversity of Los Angeles.

Overall, Bailey and Butler’s short film is a delightful and genuinely funny watch that showcases the talent and creativity of its filmmakers and cast. With the strength of its writing and characters, it would indeed make a perfect basis for a wider series. This film is not to be missed!

Brief Synopsis

Three black best friends navigate their dating and professional lives in Los Angeles.
Adulting Short Film

Credits

Director(s): David Anthony Butler, Sheldon Bailey
Writer(s): David Anthony Butler, Sheldon Bailey
Cast: Bam Hall, Rodney Blackstock, Sheldon Bailey, Tony Winters
Producer(s): David Anthony Butler, Sheldon Bailey
Director of Photography: Ramone Acevados
Animation:

Specifications

Genre: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 20 min

IMDb Page

Coming Soon

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