True Love: a touching short film for all ages.

Status: Completed

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Summitstar Films & Entertainment presents the short subject motion picture, "True Love". True Love is brought to you by director, executive producer, and head of production, Michael Giannantonio. True Love is a touching film which reminds us of the compassion we can all possess, no matter what age we are.

AWARDS

2017 Hollywood Screenings Film Festival - Semi-Finalist
2016 The Film Awards - Best Narrative Short Honorable Mention
2016 Directors Circle Festival of Shorts - Best Religious / Spiritual Film
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Humanitarian Award
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Narrative Short Film
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Narrative Screenplay
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Lead Actor
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Faith-Based Film
2016 Hollywood Screenings Film Festival - Semi-Finalist
2015 Best Shorts Competition - Award of Merit
2015 IndieFest Film Awards - Award of Recognition
2015 Arizona Community Short Film Festival - Best Actor
2015 Accolades Global Film Competition - Award of Recognition
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Short Film
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Director
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Humanitarian Award
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Screenplay
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Editing
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Faith-Based Film
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Drama
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Actor
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Cinematography
2015 Arizona Film Wars - Best of Fest Movie Trailer
2015 Arizona Film Wars - People‘s Choice Award

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

2015 Jerome 89A Indie Film & Music Festival - Official Selection
2015 AMFM Fest - Official Selection
2015 Arizona Community Short Film Festival - Official Selection
2015 Best Shorts Competition - Official Selection
2015 Accolades Global Film Competition - Official Selection
2015 Indie. Short & Documentary Film Festival - Official Selection
2015 Roma Cinema DOC - Official Selection
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Official Selection
2015 Arizona Film Wars - Official Selection
2015 IndieFest Film Awards - Official Selection
2015 Great Lakes International Shorts Festival - Official Selection
2015 International Family Film Festival - Official Selection
2015 ITSA Film Festival - Official Selection
2016 Directors Circle Festival of Shorts - Official Selection
2016 Fun Family Friendly Film Festival - Official Selection
2016 Ozark Shorts Film Festival
2016 International Christian Film Festival - Official Selection
2017 Life Fest Film Festival - Official Selection

NOMINATIONS

2016 International Christian Film Festival - Best Director Nominee
2015 The Short Film Awards - Best Film Nominee
2016 The Film Awards - Best Narrative Short Nominee
2016 Directors Circle Festival of Shorts - Best Religious / Spiritual Film Nominee
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Humanitarian Award Nominee
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Lead Actor Nominee
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Narrative Short Film Nominee
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Narrative Screenplay Nominee
2016 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Faith-Based Film Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Short Film Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Screenplay Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Director Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Cinematography Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Actor Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Drama Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Actor Under 18 Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Ensemble Cast Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Visual Effects Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Sound Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Original Score Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Editing Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Production Design Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Humanitarian Award Nominee
2015 Global Independent Film Awards - Best Faith-Based Film Nominee

CAST

 

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Tommy

Mr. Fletcher

Janet

Adriana
Zach
Sarah

Judges

 

Freddy
Waitress
Grandmother
Grandfather
Uncle
Aunt
Cousin

Extras

Sean Laguna

Brad Piccirillo
Jeremy Piccirillo

Maria-Magdalena

Ava Garrison
Roman Frader
Kiara Adams

Al Lowe
Debbie Jennings
MariaElena Hassaine
Robert J. Quigley

Andrew Nemeth
Elysha Nemeth
Terri L. Piccirillo
Michael Piccirillo
Matt Piccirillo
Andrea Piccirillo
Tyler Gutierrez

Constance Aldridge
Kevin Ashton
Andrew Baiamonte
Christi Burke
McKenzie Burke
Nicole Carito
Su-shien Cho
Max Cups
Derek Frader
Gianna Frangella
Janice Frangella
Adiel Garrison
Collin Garrison
Tyler Gutierrez
Alyssa Gutierrez
Peggy Inchausti
Alicia Taylor Laguna
Andrew Anthony Laguna
Eric Laguna
Ryan Nicole Laguna
Steve Laguna
Lee Lusby
Robert Madrid
Vincent Madrid
Tiffany Marshall
Tiffany Martin
Sophia Matin
Mitra Matin
Shelley Matin
Allie Miller
Jacob Miller
Bari Nemeth
Ross Nemeth
Cross Rhymes
Kym Rhymes
Gracie Sharp
Jody Sharp
Madison Ward
Aiden Vogt
Jennifer Vogt

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Producers Assistant

Director

Screenplay Written By
Story Written By

1st Assistant Director
2nd Assistant Director
2nd 2nd Assistant Director
3rd Assistant Director

Production Designer

Production Manager

Director of Photography

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Steadicam Operator

1st Assistant Camera
2nd Assistant Camera

Gaffer

Key Grip & Dolly

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Production Sound Mixer

Editors


Sound Designer & ADR Recordist

Dialogue Editors

Post Production Sound Mixers

Key Makeup & Hair
Makeup

Wardrobe
Still Photographer

Camera A Logger
Camera B Logger

Slate Operator

Key Set PA

Production Assistant





Set Dressers



Office Production Assistants


Catering




Craft Services


Color Corrections by


Music by

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Dollies & Cranes Provided By


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Filmed with Canon Cameras, Zeiss Lenses, Canon Lenses, Nikon Lenses

Filmed on location in the following Arizona cities:
Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Mesa, Goodyear


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www.summitstar.com

The producers would like to thank:

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley
UltraStar Multi-Tainment Center
The United States Marine Corps
The City of Glendale, Arizona
Heritage Elementary School
Charles Crain Photography
Ak-Chin Indian Community
The City of Peoria, Arizona
Rio Vista Community Park
Northern Horizon Park
Nitefire Entertainment
The Mesa Arts Academy
Pirate Grip & Electric
Fikks Energy Drink
UltraStar Cinemas
Broadcast Rentals
Summitstar Films
Harrah’s Ak-Chin
Kickstarter.com
Fornwalt Media


Special thanks to:

Carole Turley-Giannantonio
All of the “Moms & Dads”
David “Wylie” Rhymes
Madelynn Eldredge
Michelle Eldredge
Alan Grossberg
Christine Holtz
Adiel Garrison
Frank Kraljic
Carol Rhymes
Joshua McCoy
Mark Schultz
Jamie Romley
Tara Shearer
Steve Laguna
Austin James
Varun Goyal
Jane Romley
Kym Rhymes
Guy Henrion
Frank Luyet
Kip Shearer
John Voight
Mark Gross
David Eppes
Joyce Eppes
Adam Saks
Dan Terry
Oz Oslund


Very special thanks to:

Brad Piccirillo & The Piccirillo Family

To all of our wonderful Kickstarter backers, a hearfelt and sincere thank you for your contributions.


Michael Giannantonio would like to personally thank his family, friends, colleagues, and supporters... you know who you are.

“Thank you for believing”

Michael Giannantonio

Michael “Gianni” Giannantonio

Michael Giannantonio
Boualem Hassaine

Scott Sandman
Heather Olson
Andrew Olson
John Voight

David S. Rhymes IV “Wylie”
Stephen Lee Hugo
Andrew Olson
Jamie Romley
Austin James
David Eppes
Joyce Eppes

Carole Giannantonio-Turley
Linda Durkee-Quigley
Michelle Eldredge
Kenzie Mastroe
Vicki Shearer
Varun Goyal
Frank Luyet
Gary Feibus
Leo Ramos

MariaElena Hassaine

Michael “Gianni” Giannantonio

Michael Giannantonio
Varun Goyal

Leo Ramos
Kenzie Mastroe
Michelle Eldredge
Roza Shahrazad

Jere Sallee

Andrew Olson

Lee Lusby

Lee Lusby
Michael Sly

Jeffrey Grant Roberts
NaiChe Sol Chavira

Michael Sly

Nikolai Fornwalt
Steve Varnell

Jarrod Wilson

Michael Sly

David “Wylie” Rhymes
Charles Cartwright
Steve Laguna
Alex Alire

Nile Popchock

Michael Giannantonio
Kenzie Mastroe

Michael Giannantonio

Michael Giannantonio

Michael Giannantonio

Marisa Hernandez
Linda Wagner

King Jonathan
Charles Crain

Kimberly Olson
Linda Durkee-Quigley

David S. Rhymes IV “Wylie”

Madelynn Eldredge

Tiffany Ann Ringsrud
Brian Ringsrud
Kym Rhymes
Cross Rhymes
Tyler Gutierrez

Tyler Gutierrez
Cross Rhymes
Kym Rhymes

Carole Giannantonio-Turley
Kym Rhymes

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Michael Giannantonio
Andrew D. Olson
Pizza Patron

Carole Giannantonio-Turley
Kimberly Olson

Nitefire Entertainment
Summitstar Studios

Voltaire Andrews

Madelynn Eldredge
Michelle Eldredge
Roza Shahrazad
Kimberly Olson

Deborah Overbey
Adiel Garrison
Pat Kaye

Cameron Dewaele
Kenzie Mastroe
Eric Rodriguez
Chris Quasula
Guy Henrion
Mark Gross
Dan Terry

Nitefire Entertainment
Summitstar Films

Nitefire Entertainment
Pirate Grip & Electric
Summitstar Films

Summitstar Films
Fornwalt Media

Broadcast Rentals
Summitstar Films