Exit Interview

  • Director

    Victorious De Costa

  • Country, Year, Length

    United States, 2023, 15:40

  • Category

    Narrative Short

  • Format

    Alexa Mini

  • Festival Year


Film Screening & Ticket Information

When & Where to See this Film!

INTO THE LIGHT: 6 films about trying to be understood.

April 19, 2024 @ 2:00PM • MoMI Redstone

View the Trailer


Fresh off 90 days of no contact, Makeba and Che’s post-breakup dinner brings waves of emotions as they navigate their unresolved feelings towards each other and the past.


Victorious De Costa, Director, Jackie Robinson: Get To The Bag, Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn, Digging for Weldon Irvine
Victorious De Costa, Writer
Jenesis Scott, Producer, Amaru
Raye Donaldson, Producer
Camron Jones, Key Cast, “Che”Amaru, Panic
Simone Ayers, Key Cast, “Makeba”
Letia Solomon, Key Cast, “Dada”Malta
Gregory Skyzoo Taylor, Key Cast, “Jesse”
KAMAUU, Key Cast, “Greg”
Jason Velez, Cinematographer
Omar Bradford, EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS, Jackie Robinson: Get To The Bag
Alyxandra Baranow, EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS, Digging for Weldon Irvine
Mike Quigley, EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS, Digging for Weldon Irvine

Director Statement

After years of success as a documentary filmmaker, I am excited to get back to my first love – Rom Coms.

Director Biography

Victorious De Costa is a native of East Flatbush, Brooklyn and has dedicated his life to providing social service locally, nationally, and abroad. First through community programs while an undergrad at Morehouse College and now through art.

De Costa is the “Director of “Digging for Weldon Irvine”, a music-centered documentary that focused on the joint paradigms of Artist Identity, Mental Wellness and Suicide Awareness. Digging for Weldon Irvine starred, Lalah Hathaway, Q-Tip, Bobbito Garcia and Jazz legends Lenny White, Bernard Wright & Billy Cobham.

Victorious was also a Producer of “Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn”, an HBO documentary film that was spotlighted at the 20th Annual Tribeca Film Festival and nominated for an NAACP image award in 2021. He was instrumental in lobbying the City Council to co-name a street in Yusuf Hawkins’ name where his mural presides. Storm Over Brooklyn was inadvertently responsible for the ousting of a veteran of NY radio station, Hot 97

A former coach and Commissioner of Bed Stuy Sluggers, a youth sports organization, Victorious parlayed his love for both the youth and baseball into the manifestation of the TV Documentary “Jackie Robinson: Get To The Bag”which aired on Fox Sports (FS1) in 2022 and features Earvin”Magic”Johnson, Ilyasah Shabazz, Alex Rodriguez the film’s Executive Producer – Mookie Betts and groundbreaking Hip Hop narration by SKYZOO

Upon the opening of NYC’s Jackie Robinson Museum Victorious contributed the script for the community acclaimed
Crossing the Color Line exhibit.

Exit Interview, his first scripted narrative, was made possible by the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant.