K.I.N.G. (Kid in Need of Guidance) is a great title because it explains the short really well. Our child protagonist is  in need of a role model and the only way to find that his with his estranged father.

Production Details & Descriptions

A troubled kid ventures into an unfamiliar city seeking to bond with his estranged father.

**Based on actual events**

2018 DGA Student Film Award – WINNER (Eastern Region African American Category)
2018 BAFTA – HBO Scholar
2018 Martin Scorsese Young Filmmakers Scholar
2019 BET Blackhouse Foundation Fellowship at Sundance
2019 NYU First Run Film Festival – King Wasserman Award – WINNER (3rd Prize) and Craft Awards (Best Supporting Actress and Best Cinematography)
2019 Gentle Jack’s Real to Reel Competition with Omari Hardwick – NATIONAL GRAND PRIZE WINNER
2019 BlackStar Film Festival – Official Selection
2019 BronzeLens Film Festival – Best Student Film
2019 MECCAcon International Film Festival – Official Selection
2019 Cucalorus Film Festival – Official selection
2019 Independent Shorts Award – Best Student Short & Best Student Director (Male)
2019 New York Film Awards – (October) Best Student short film and Best Young Actor
2020 Annapolis Film Festival – Official Selection
2020 Caribbean Tales International Film Festival- WINNER – Best Short Film
2020 Trinidad + Tobago Film Festival – Official Selection
2020 Hip Hop Film Festival – Official Selection
2020 Bushwick Film Festival – Official Selection
2020 London Short Series – Official Selection
2020 African American Film Marketplace and S. E. Manly Short Film Showcase – Official Selection
2021 Halifax Black Film Festival – Official Selection