SNAPSHOT(drama) - short - completedRelease date: September 2005
Written by John Cruz
Produced by Brian Armes
Directed by Kevin Coleman
Tagline: In an East Los Angeles community, some use guns to settle issues; a seventeen year-old girl meets them head on and stands with a weapon of her choice, a camera.
Logline: Esperanza is an aspiring photographer from a quiet neighborhood in Pasadena. Her best friend, Rosa, has recently become involved with Al, a gang leader from a gritty East Los Angeles neighborhood. Rosa takes Esperanza to Boyle Heights to meet Al. He shows them around his neighborhood, his gang, and his family, opening Espeanza's eyes to both the depravity and the beauty of life in Al's barrio. Esperanza's naivety and brandishing of her camera causes a disturbance in Al's set which endangers the lives of everyone she cares for. After that tragic day, Esperanza must decide what her life will become as she faces the loss of those she loves caused by the art she loves.
2nd Annual Charlotte Black Film Festival 2012 (Official Selection)
18th Annual African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase, 2011 Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center "Reel Black Men Showcase" 2011
Lionsgate, Expose Your Shorts 2010
Black Reel Award 2007
Hollywood Black Film Festival 2006 (Best Student Film)
Urban World Film Festival 2006 (Official Selection)
World Fest Houston 2006 (Grand Remy Award)
Urban Media Makers Award 2006 (Official Selection)
River's Edge Film Festival 2005 (Official Selection)
ELON (web miniseries)(drama) - Written by Renee McClellan and Kevin Coleman. Story by Kevin Coleman Produced and Directed by Kevin Coleman Tageline: Nobody cares so don't judge meLogline: Seeking affection with his male clientele, a homeless male teen prostitute struggles to survive on the streets of St. Louis by turning tricks. Killing a prominent police officer with an appetite for young males in self-defense, Elon faces an uncertain future with the police fast on his heels to find the killer among teen prostitutes.
THE RESCUE(drama) - short - completedRelease date: September 2012Written, Directed, & Produced by Renee McClellanAssociate Produced by Kevin Coleman for Coleman EntertainmentSynopsis: Juan and his 8 year-old daughter, Rosie, struggle to reclaim their lives after a terrible car accident leaves them both feeling hopeless.O
OSI (drama) - short - completedRelease date: November 2011Written by Reondo MinorProduced by Kevin Coleman and Derrick PhillipsExecutive Produced by Markell JonesDirected by Kevin ColemanSynopsis:Osi is a nice guy trying to do the right thing and protect his girlfriend Alyssa from the day to day life of being addicted to drugs. He is friends with Reggie the toughest guy and girlfriend stealer in a neighborhood of North St. Louis. Alyssa quickly sends their already troubled lives down a rabbit hole of betrayal when she falls into Reggie's trap. Osi confronts Reggie about his obsession with Alyssa which may jeopardize his quest for a better life. The film is a look at an inner city community where words are rarely used to solve problems. Enough killing! What if we walked away instead of fighting when there’s conflict .
2012 Reel Black Men Film Festival at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood
BEST SHORT FILM, 2012 Charlotte Black Film Festival
2nd Annual Charlotte Black Film Festival, March 1-3 2012 (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Moolah Theatre & Lounge, November 3, 2011 at the Moolah Theatre and Lounge (St. Louis, MO)
Coleman Entertainment Commercial Click here to watch Produced and Directed by Kevin Coleman Produced by Derrick Phillips
PROJECTS IN-DEVELOPMENT or PRODUCTION
ANGEL'S BOUNTY (drama) - feature- Written and Directed by Lee Fleming for Passionate Apathy Entertainment. Produced by Lee Fleming and Kevin Coleman. A dark, comedic tale that follows cynical and burnt-out Los Angeles bounty hunter, Angel Sommers. Release date: August 1, 2015
ELON (drama) - short- Written by Kevin Coleman and Renee McClellan. Directed and Produced by Kevin Coleman. Production begins Summer 2016. Story of a homeless teenage male struggling to survive on the streets.
JOHN STONE (drama) - short- on-going episodic series. Release Date: Summer 2013 Produced by Spencer Longmore and Amilcar Monterroso Executive Produced by Kevin Coleman. Written & Directed by Amilcar Monterroso
DUFFLE BAG BABY (drama) -feature- Produced by Renee McClellan and Kevin Coleman. Written by Renee McClellan. After losing her husband, a young immigrant mother tries to build a new life in America. Working as an housekeeper in a hotel, she begins to bring her baby to work in a duffle bag. Then one night the duffle bag is stolen with the baby inside. Logline: (drama) - feature - script completed
GOLDEN YOUTH (drama) -feature - being Written, Produced, and Directed by Kevin Coleman. Story of traveling teens going door to door selling magazines.