An aspiring singer-songwriter falls for a local bookstore clerk while still being married to her husband in The Swearing Jar. Carey (Adelaide Clemens) isn’t just a newlywed and married to Simon (Patrick J. Adams), she also learns early on that she’s pregnant. Her mother-in-law, Bev (Kathleen Turner), is a real Debbie Downer and doesn’t take kindly to this news at first. A lot of this is because she’s afraid Simon will turn into his father…"The Swearing Jar – Toronto 2022"
Grander than it’s sci-fi nature, Clara seeks to ask the question of not so much is there another Earth-like planet but are we alone in the universe. Astronomer Isaac Bruno (Patrick J. Adams) is so obsessed with searching for an Earth-like planet that it costs him his job. With no job and needing a purpose in his life, Bruno puts out a search for research assistant. This is because of the TESS launching into space. …"TIFF 2018: Clara"
Selected for the Chicago Comedy Film Festival, Room for Rent is a film that should be seen as a lesson for lottery winners when it comes to dealing with finances. Matt Atkinson makes his feature debut as the writer/director of Room for Rent, a film that could very well be an AirBNB or Craigslist horror story brought to life. Atkinson directs from a script that pays homage to Alfred Hitchcock. It’s not a horror film per…"Chicago Comedy Film Festival: Room for Rent"