An awkward student tries not to embarrass herself again in front of the coolest guy in school.

WINNER - BEST EDITING - Hollywood South Film Festival - 2018

NOMINATED - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - Hollywood South Film Festival - 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - National Film Festival For Talented Youth (NFFTY) - 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Miami Independent Film Festival - 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - 41st Annual Mill Valley Film Festival - 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - SHORT to the Point International Awards - September 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Portland Comedy Film Festival - 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - North Hollywood Cinefest - 2019


Starrring Jillian Ruvalcaba (x7) and Theo Buckwald

Written and Directed by Max Retik

Produced by Ryan Galliher and Caroline Iaffaldano

Edited by Caroline Iaffaldano

Assistant Editor Max Retik

VFX by Max Retik

Assistant Director Hailey Burns

Original Score by Logan Nelson

Guitar Tristan Heinicke

Drums Taylor Zemtseff

Engineer Miles Jensen

Sound Mixed by Allison Ng

Production Design by Aliki Lala and Max Retik

Costumes by Aliki Lala

FX Makeup by Hannah Sherer

Stunts by Tyler Albrect

Gaffers Collin Mullins, Tiffany Lin, Patrick Saulo, Paul Lee

Set Dressing by Tiffany Lin

Created at the USC School of Cinematic Arts

Special Thanks To

Hailey Burns

Elena Perez

Alex Currie

Yuchi Cindy Ma

Michelle Retik

Mark Retik

Tom McCarrick

Jill Retik

Morgana McKenzie

Squirrel and the Bee Bakery

Eddie