Cast: Sam Vartholomeos, Gracie Gillam, Reed Birney, Catherine Curtin, Libe Barer, Chris Bellant, Alexis Nichole Smith
Crew: Producers: Ryan O’Leary, Anthony Pedone – Screenwriters: Ryan O’Leary
After a rough breakup, Charlie Monahan dives headfirst into the world of online dating. Guided by his charismatic best friend, Rufus, Charlie meets the charmingly complicated Maggie Mae. Quickly learning the differences between expectations and reality, Charlie’s forced to confront the challenges of maintaining a relationship in the digital age. In an era where everyone’s connected, Charlie’s never felt more apart.
Ryan O’Leary is an award winning independent filmmaker from Monroe Township, New Jersey. After a successful international festival run in 2014, his first feature film, The Backseat, acquired distribution with Osiris Entertainment. The Backseat is now available on Amazon Prime and many other major digital platforms. The film picked up awards at the Manhattan Film Festival and The International Indie Gathering, as well as several other festivals. He’s also directed music videos and several short films including a fan film adaptation of the Vertigo Comic series Y The Last Man, the horror-comedy Jesus Christ!, and the true life drama Bruce’s Garden, starring Primetime Emmy winner and two-time Tony Award nominee André De Shields. His 2009 short film A Bloody Mess, starring SAG Award winner Robert Clohessy, screened at festivals across the United States, and won multiple awards at the Kent Film Festival and the Five Towns College Film Festival. HIs latest film, The Lost Weekend, stars Tony Award Winner Reed Birney, Catherine Curtin (Orange is the New Black, Stranger Things), Gracie Gillam (Teen Beach, Z Nation), Libe Barer (Sneaky Pete), Sam Vartholomeos (Star Trek: Discovery), and Chris Bellant (The Backseat, Loserville).