Congratulations to a Southern California Local! Orange County Native Amberlee Colson’s film Worthy premieres Sunday April 26, 2015 at the Newport Beach Film Festival in her own County. The film was written and stars Amberlee Colson, directed by Marianna Palka and shot by award-winning Director of Photograph VanNessa Manlunas.
Here’s the official synopsis:
Worthy follows a struggling actress trying to make a name for herself in Hollywood. She can’t catch a break, and things only get worse when her agent (Rondi Reed) decides to drop her. In the wake of this news, she meets another actor (Lukas Haas) with whom she develops a mild obsession, quickly putting the rest of her life on the back burner. As her priorities slip and the other relationships in her life start to fall away, she finds that there’s no one there to catch her when the bottom truly drops out and she’s left with nowhere to turn.
The film features Jason Ritter, Ian Gomez, Shanola Hampton, Rondi Reed, Rain Phoenix, Lukas Haas, Gillian Zinser, Eric Edelstein, Luka Jones, Frankie Shaw, Soko, Ryan O’Nan and Nancy Morgan. Worthy was successfully Kickstarted in 2013 and is currently seeking distribution.