Web Originals

The 2015 Web Originals section features episodes from ten Web Series. Each Web Series will compete for the Best Web Original award, presented by Comcast Xfinity.


ABFF WEB ORIGINALS – GROUP 1

Friday, June 12, 9:25 pm | AMC EMPIRE 25


#JOSH

2014 USA 15:35 MIN HD World Premiere

FRI, 6/12 | 9:25 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

#JOSH

A naive, chaste acting student (Josh) seeks guidance from his immoral problematic roommate in hopes to become a leading man.

Directed by: Edson Jean, Nick Katz | Written by: Episode-1 Joshua Jean-Baptiste; Episode-2 Mimi Davila, Marckenson Charles, Maria Corina Ramirez; Episode-3 Joshua Jean-Baptiste, Mimi Davila, Maria Corina Ramirez | Produced by: Edson Jean, Nick Katz, Barry Katz | Cast: Joshua Jean Baptiste, Edson Jean, Shira Abergel, Marckenson Charles

ACKEE & SALTFISH

2015 UNITED KINGDOM 16:21 MIN HD

FRI, 6/12 | 9:25 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

ACKEE & SALTFISH

Everyday moments are never mundane with these two hilarious best friends in Ackee & Saltfish.

Directed by: Cecile Emeke | Written by: Cecile Emeke | Produced by: Cecile Emeke, Abraham Popoola | Cast: Michelle Tiwo, Vanessa Babirye


ESCORTS

2015 USA 21:37 MIN HD New York Premiere

FRI, 6/12 | 9:25 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

ESCORTS

Pragmatic hipster Jay Miller’s successful small business of selling sex to his collegiate peers becomes infinitely more difficult when one of his employees dies while “working.”

Directed by: Dave Patten | Written by: Dave Patten, Josh West | Produced by: Dave Patten, Alexx Ray, Chris Bauer | Executive Producer: David Ricks | Cast: Dave Patten, David Ricks, Alexx Ray, Richard Amezcua

ALL ABOUT THE MCKENZIES

2014 UNITED KINGDOM 20:51 MIN HD World Premiere

FRI, 6/12 | 9:25 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

ALL ABOUT THE MCKENZIES

All about comedy, all about drama, it’s All About The McKenzies.

Directed by: Samuell Benta | Written by: Samuell Benta | Produced by: Samuell Benta | Cast: Samuell Benta, Jason Pennycooke, Ria Horsford, Frankie Clarence, Destinee Tombling, Sheldon Nicolls, Fenella James


BLACK ACTRESS SERIES – SEASON TWO

2015 USA 23:34 MIN HD New York Premiere

FRI, 6/12 | 9:25 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

BLACK ACTRESS SERIES

The life of an actress who wants to be more than just Black.

Directed by: William Alexander Runnels | Written by: Episode 1-Andrea Lewis; Episode 2-Andrea Lewis, Austin Hall; Episode 3 – Andrea Lewis | Produced by: Andrea Lewis, Brian Walker, Tatyana Ali, Essence Atkins, Brad Kaaya, Carol Desousa | Cast: Andrea Lewis, Allison Edwards-Crewe, Rob Vincent


ABFF WEB ORIGINALS – GROUP II

Saturday, June 13, 5:15 pm | AMC EMPIRE 25


DOWNTOWN GIRLS

2014 USA 17:35 MIN HD New York Premiere

SAT, 6/13 | 5:15 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

DOWNTOWN GIRLS

To raise money to launch their own business, four girls turn their Lower East Side apartment into a lucrative nightclub.

Directed by: Emebeit Beyene & Chandra Russell | Written by: Jessica Lamour | Produced by: Jacques Lamour, Emebeit Beyene, Crystal Boyd, Chandra Russell | Cast: Emebeit Beyene, Crystal Boyd, Chivonne Michelle, Chandra Russell

DOCKET 32357

2014 USA 24:11 MIN HD World Premiere

SAT, 6/13 | 5:15 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

DOCKET 32357

A successful businesswoman and a grieving housewife struggle to overcome loneliness in the face of a shared tragedy.

Directed by: Randy Wilkins | Written by: Eljon Wardally | Produced by: Jessica Karen Brown, Juan Caceres | Cast: Tara Gadomski, Ashley Denise Robinson


Q’S ONE NIGHT STANDS

2014 USA 17 MIN HD World Premiere

SAT, 6/13 | 5:15 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

Q'S ONE NIGHT STANDS

A comedy about a guy so fed up with traditional dating he commits to having only one-night stands.

Directed by: Terrence L. Moore | Written by: Terrence L. Moore | Produced by: Michael Galvan | Executive Producers: Terrence L. Moore, Jenny Cadenillas, Uana Coccoloni | Cast: Kee Seymore, Susana Victoria Perez, Joshua Windley, Kajuana Shuford, Dominic Marcus, Gayle Samuels

THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL

2015 USA 14:31 MIN HD New York Premiere

SAT, 6/13 | 5:15 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL

The spectacularly mundane adventures of an incredible average Joe in small town Wakooki, Arizona.

Directed by: Darrell Lake | Written by: Darrell Lake | Produced by: Darrell Lake | Cast: Darrell Lake, Tru Collins, Joy Regullano, Larry Karman, Justin Bryant Rapp, Pete George


AMERICAN KOKO

2015 USA 24 MIN HD New York Premiere

SAT, 6/13 | 5:15 PM | AMC EMPIRE 25

AMERICAN KOKO

Employees of the “Everyone’s a Little Racist (EAR) Agency” do their best to tackle every race problem that comes through their door, but for lead agent Akosua Miller, the biggest case of all may be her own…

Directed by: Diarra Kilpatrick & Miles Orion Feld | Written by: Diarra Kilpatrick | Produced by: Anna Micayla Feld | Cast: Diarra Kilpatrick, Terrence Colby Clemons, Miles Orion Feld, Elaine Kao, Cedric Sanders