The eighth annual community film "Checking In" will be directed by local filmmaker Connor King who also wrote the script. The film will be made on August 1 and 2 with support from TownePlace Suites of Oxford. Extras are still needed. To participate email: jconnorking [at] gmail.com.
If interested in being an Executive Producer, contact Melanie Addington at info [at] oxfordfilmfest.com
Pops - Jaime Adams
Jaime Adams is best known for her work with Theatre Oxford Board. She has also appeared in Driven (2018) with Supernatural’s Richard Speight, Jr., Forced Move (2016), and OFF’s FireMax, Killer Kudzu, and #fifteen.
Goner - Alex Thiel
Alex Thiel is a local filmmaker and musician. He is also a regular staff member of the Oxford Film Festival. This is his first on-screen role.
Brad - Josh Heylin
Joshua Heylin, a resident of Oxford, is thrilled do be a part of
“Checked In” as well as getting to work with some familiar and
new faces. He attended the University of Mississippi where he
further honed his acting potential on stage as well as on camera.
He absolutely can’t wait for everyone to see the magic that he
and the rest of the cast and crew are bringing to the screen!
Rachel - Olivia Kerns
Olivia Kerns is a 19 year old Theatre Major at The University of Mississippi. She has participated in many forms of Theatre since she was 5 years old. Olivia is very passionate about theatre and works very hard. She is very excited to have been casted and work on this film and hopes you enjoy!
Vanessa - Trish Brummett
Trish Brummett is an artist from Oxford, Mississippi. She has a passion for photography, petting cats, and plays Pokémon Go in her free time.
Tonya - Paula Stack
Paula Stack joins us from Racine WI, having achieved her dream of appearing on both stage and screen here in Mississippi, We'll never get rid of her! Thanks to John and Nate for Coming here with me, and letting me see the stars, birds, and trees.
Hannah - Michelle Bright
Michelle Bright has spent the better part of her son's teen years saying, "Has anyone seen my son?" so she feels a kindred spirit with Hannah's impatience with the nonsense that keeps her from getting to her child. When not spending hours searching for son, she teaches writing, and enjoys theatre, film, and finding everything else she loses on a daily basis.
Bellboy - Jake Hall
Jake is a local Oxonian who’s been in involved with theatre and film since his early teens. He’s honored to portray the part of Bellboy in the film and would like to thank his friends and family for the endless support in his pursuit of acting.
Marilyn and Dick Frey, Henry Clarke, Toni Coleman, Ray Sizemore, Harold and Joseph Brummett, Edward Parker, Marcus Black, Allyson Alford , Bill Hughes, Maegan Staggs, John Melton
DIRECTOR: CONNOR KING
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: BRIAN WHISENANT
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: CHRISTINA HUFF
ASSISTANT CAMERA: LUCINDA ROBERTS
PRODUCER & CRAFT SERVICES: MELANIE ADDINGTON
LINE PRODUCER: KAYLEIGH GRAHAM
SOUND: MATT WYMER
LIGHTING: ANTONIO TARRELL
KEY GRIP: DAMON BURKS
MAKEUP: WHITNEY FRIDAY
MAKEUP: WHITLEY O'NEAL
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: LEXI PURVIS, CALEB HALL