Click above to hear an original song from the film written and performed by Derik Nelson
The Repertory Company presents a new film written, produced and directed by Steve Albrezzi
I have just completed a low budget feature Commencement. I wrote the screenplay in June, pre – produced in July and shot in 12 out of 14 days in August 2011.
Christa Richmond graduates valedictorian of her class and in the next 36 hours her real education begins. Commencement is a funny and thoughtful look at 3 generations of a middle class family caught in the wake of the present fiscal crisis.
The film stars: Marin Hinkle, Arye Gross, Jennifer Warren, Alan Rachins, JC Mackenzie, Rick Gonzales, Amelia Rose Blair and Bryan Dechart. Produced by Charles Uy and Vero Shamo-Garcia, Cinematography by Joe Pennella, Production Design by Camilla Tanabe, Costumes by Kathleen Kennedy, Original score by Ryan Beveridge and 3 Original songs written and performed by Derik Nelson.