Solace the Short Film

Sole finds comfort in her secret binges, and one day she discovers her neighbor, the beautiful and popular jasmine, but people are never as perfect as they seem. Watch the film below and let us know what you think on social or through the contact page.

The Short Film Trailer





Hope Olaidé Wilson

Hope is a Nigerian writer, multimedia producer, actress,and social entrepreneur. She earned critical praise for her performance in the Lionsgate feature, I can do bad all by myself,  in a lead role opposite Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson. Trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Hope has also worked in Film/TV projects such as: The Last Ship (TNT), The Philosophers (2014)SolaceCSI: NY(CBS), Southland (TNT), Lie To Me (FOX), Cold Case (CBS), Glee (FOX), Dark Blue (TNT), and The Unit (CBS). She founded Indigo Veil Media & Entertainment (IVME), a multimedia production company dedicated to developing projects with compelling depictions of the human experience, universal appeal, social purpose, and cultural relevance. In 2012, IVME launched Local Literati ( a website and mobile application (iOS) that serve as an entertainment hub, resource, and social network for bibliophiles, while also fulfilling a philanthropic aim to promote global literacy.

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Sydney Morton

Sydney originally hails from Cincinnati, Ohio, where she trained in ballet, tap, jazz, and various other dance forms at The Studio For Dance, The Cincinnati Ballet, and The Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.  She went on to receive a BFA in Musical Theatre from The University of Michigan.  While in school, Sydney also studied Shakespeare for six months at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.  Since graduating, Sydney has performed in the Broadway companies of MOTOWN (OBC), EVITA (u/s Mistress, OBC), and MEMPHIS (OBC). Regionally, she has performed in the Chicago company of JERSEY BOYS (Francine), HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL at Paper Mill Playhouse (Gabriella), and various shows at The MUNY in St. Louis and PCLO in Pittsburgh.  Sydney also produces and performs her own comedy writing; check it out at!  Follow her on Twitter @Syd_Mo



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Written, Directed, Produced By
Tchaiko Omawale

Ryan Creighton
Lauren Hind
Courtney Webster
Talia Barrett

Executive Producer
Aisha Coley

Associate Producers
Brenda Ray
Fola Adamolekun
Jimmy Maslon

Victoria Valles
Camille Brown
Ali Muney

David Virelles

Aisha Coley

Jeffrey Kim

Production Designer
Lauren Hind

Production Manager
Talia Barrett

Assistant Director/ Script Supervisor
Courtney Webster

Gaffer/Key Grip/B camera
Jessica Bennett

Ryan Creighton
Dan Freshman

Rachael Abernathy
Clair Popkin

Lisa White
Olivia Kimmel
Matt Mulcahey

Charles Reeves

Costume Designer
Princess Vines

Wardrobe Asst
Christina Pope
Dyandra Brown

Nicole Khitrick
Lisa Ladarola

Craft Services
Suzanne Barr
Nucomme Davis-Walker

Joshua Hilson

Boom Operator
Victoria Valles

Set Decorator 
Lisa Greene

Avery Webster-Hobbes
Jules Jusay
Christine White
Von ChorbajianPA  -  Daniel Ferriera

Yedidah Holman

Special FX Make-Up 
Young Bek

Kevin Gunderson

Still Photographer
Donna Chin

Sound Editor
Angela Organ

Sound Mixer and ADR
Mike Kurihara

Simona Premazzi "Looking for An Exit"
OMG Michelle "You Don't Know Michelle"
Seasunz + J.Bless "Lady Justice"
Titles by   -  Tyler Askew & Ken Tanabe
Assistant to Director & Producer   -  Andrew Adair, Nyjia Jones

Hand Held

Grip Company

Electric Company


Expendables Plus

Sound Gear
Brenda Ray

Editing Consultant
Catrina Brown/Camille Brown

Film Consulting
Roberta Munroe

Fiscal Sponsorship Provided by
From The Heart

Food Provided by
7 11 & Chipotle

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Fiscal Sponsor

From The Heart Productions
Marc Ross
Kyle Barrett
Darren Waller @ Efilm

Thank You

Sound One
Irwin Simon
Jay Rubin
Jim Gardner
Tim Feeley

Carol Dean
Debbie Lane Hewett
E Michael Hewett
George C. Wolfe
Tom Vaughan
Sara Romilly
Margot Silvera
Nzingha Stewart
Chadwick Davis
Joan McLeod- Omawale
Adrienne Weiss
Roberta Munroe
Carrie Bornstein
Philiane Pang
Nefertite Nguvu
Amatus Sami Karim
Ian Gelfand
Ralph Lacorte
Catrina Brown
Alicia Mckie
Ami Shah
Dave Downs
Helene Gayle
Jessica Hillyer
Julie Le
Linda Maher
Nicole Turner
Othniel Binley Harris II
Chelsea Peretti
Hector Ceballos
Tyler Askew
Mishka Brown
Vicky Haeri
Bill MackJason Lewis
Jessica Lee
Jonathan Rudnick
Jude Julien
Kamali Minter
Kathleen Javens
Khairi Mdnor
Korin Mills
Loren Hankin
Marty Heselov
Michele Abbott
Michelle Michiko Wang
Nicole Turner
Hector Ceballos
Tyler Askew
Mishka brown
Bill Mack
Maciej Paluch
Maori Karmael Holmes
Nicole Sheldon
Oscar Lumen
Rosie Siman
Sue Kim
Tajamika Paxton
Tim Dineen

Whitney Mero
Ava Duvernay
Brian Shih
Jennifer Campbell
Kofi Taha
Kyra Caruso
Nida Qadir
Love Jasmine
Estela Von Wedel
Lori McDaniel
Reza Vahid
Ajamu Kojo
Chioke Walker
Alizia Latimore
Bryant Terry
Chris Lettley
Crystal Campbell
Dustin Ross
Ben Cassorla
Brielle Maxwell
Dolores Craig
Iyabo Kwayana
Ja'Tovia Gary
Jenn Kidwell
Jimmy Edward Gillard II
Karen Song
Kathy Nguyen
M Poon Fear
Rebecca Wender
Stacey Sargeant
Tony Michel
Christopher Geissler
Emanuel Pope
Ewa Sklodowska
Joy Harrison
Khari Dougan
Lori V. Lincoln
Malika Omawale
Marissa Brookes
T. Nicole Merritt
Tracy Allen
Buddy Niederhoffer
Andrew Adair
Stacy Bergstein
Ali Muney
Abena Asare
Adreinne Waheed
Sryn Drake-Lee
Bridget Batch
Carla McLeod
Dana King
Daniel Dugan
Diane Zilliox
Elaine Tin Nyo
Emile Roy Turner
Eniola Dawodu  
Jasmine Sykes-Kunk
Jennifer Nascimiento
Jennifer Opresnick
Jhana McGaugh
Joslyn Duncan
Julia Margagliotta