Guys Reading Poems to West Coast Premiere at Dances With Films

Guys Reading Poems to West Coast Premiere at Dances With Films

Hunter’s feature directorial debut Guys Reading Poems will have its West Coast premiere at the 19th annual Dances With Films festival at the iconic TCL Chinese Theaters in Hollywood. In Guys Reading Poems, a resourceful boy (Luke Judy, pictured) creatively uses poetry to survive when his mother (Patricia Velasquez, The Mummy films, Liz En Septiembre), a disturbed avant garde painter, locks him in a puppet box and builds an art installation around his imprisonment. The cast also includes Alexander Dreymon (Netflix’s The Last Kingdom, pictured) as the father of the boy and Lydia Hearst (South of Hell) as his beautiful mistress. Key supporting roles are played by Rex Lee (Entourage, Young & Hungry), Christos Vasilopoulos (Banshee), Blake Sheldon (General Hospital) and Jerod Meagher (Recovery Road). The supporting cast is rounded out by up-and-comers Daniel Berilla, Gopal Divan, Vincent Montuel, Justin Schwan and Megan Sousa along with Hunter and Jason Fracaro, also one of the film’s producers. Many of the cast will attend the screening, including Patricia Velasquez, Lydia Hearst, Rex Lee, Christos Vasilopoulos, Jerod Meagher, Daniel Berilla, Justin Schwan and Jason Fracaro, also one of Hunter’s producing partners on the film. Guys Reading Poems will screen on Saturday, June 11th at 2:45 p.m. at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatre in the heart of Hollywood at the Highland/Hollywood complex. Tickets can be purchased...
Hunter nominated for Best Actor at Milledgeville Film Festival

Hunter nominated for Best Actor at Milledgeville Film Festival

The Milledgeville Film Festival nominated Hunter for Best Actor for his performance as Evan in the film “Narcissist” opposite Brionne Davis. “It was completely unexpected to be nominated for an acting award by the Milledgeville Film Festival and I gotta tell you – it feels great. Thank you so much for this encouragement and I wish I could’ve been able to attend the festival in person. Seeing that the festival’s logo included a crow is even more cool since I’ve felt a close kinship with crows. It’s like my spirit animal was looking out for me somehow!” said Hunter about the nomination. “Narcissist” was directed by Eric Casaccio and has screened at more than 60 film festivals around the world. The film won the “Best Drama” award at the Phoenix Comic-Con Film Festival as well as Best LGBTQ Film at Toronto Independent Film Festival, Reelheart International Film Festival and All Things Hollywood Film Festival and audience awards for best short film at both Boston LGBT Film Festival and Q Cinema Ft. Worth. It will be available streaming on Amazon Video Direct later this...
Guys Reading Poems to world premiere at Palm Beach International Film Festival

Guys Reading Poems to world premiere at Palm Beach International Film Festival

Hunter’s feature film directorial debut Guys Reading Poems will world premiere at the 21st annual Palm Beach International Film Festival on April 10, 2016, with an encore screening scheduled for April 14. After a two crowdfunding campaigns and a three-year journey to make the film, Hunter is thrilled to be able to finally share the film! He not only directed the film, he appears in it opposite Patricia Velasquez (“The Mummy” films), Alexander Dreymon (“The Last Kingdom”), Lydia Hearst (“South of Hell”), Christos Vasilopoulos (“Banshee”), Jerod Meagher (“Recovery Road”) and Rex Lee (“Young and Hungry”). For tickets to see the film, please visit:...
See Hunter in new film…

See Hunter in new film…

Hunter plays the role of Evan in “Narcissist” (directed by Eric Casaccio) opposite Brionne Davis (“Embrace of the Serpent”). The film has screened at more than 50 film festivals, winning awards at the Toronto Independent Film Festival, Boston LGBT Film Festival and ReelHeART International Film Festival, among others.  Screening dates and release information can be found on the film’s Facebook...
“Winner Takes All” now available online!

“Winner Takes All” now available online!

Did you know that you can now see “Winner Takes All” anytime, anywhere? “Winner Takes All” screened at ten international film festivals, including The Atlanta Film Festival, Philly QFest, Chicago Reeling and others, before being picked up for distribution on a collection of dark shorts called “Black Briefs.” You can see the film for just $1.99 here. Director Camille Carida talks about leading four men into an emotional, violent piece in her commentary...
“Dumbass Filmmakers!” now available online!

“Dumbass Filmmakers!” now available online!

Did you know that the first season of “Dumbass Filmmakers!” is now available for you to enjoy anytime, anywhere? This original narrative comedy webseries won four awards at L.A.WebFest including ‘Outstanding Director’ (Hunter Lee Hughes), ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor’ (Jimmy Dinh), ‘Outstanding Guest Actress’ (Dale Raoul of ‘True Blood’) and ‘Outstanding Score’ (Sergio Jiminez Lacima). You can see Season One here. Also, check out the behind-the-scenes of the series with a director’s commentary from Hunter...