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A single father deals with the balance of raising his daughter and navigating his newly out gay dating life.

Starring: Todd A. Robinson as Steve and Hannah R. Loyd (from NBC's Grimm) as Ava 

2018 north carolina gay+lesbian Film Festival: official selection

2018 klamath indepedent Film Festival: official selection

2018 Taos pride film fest: official selection

2018 cinema diverse the palm springs lgbtq film festival: official selection

2018 out on film atlanta lgbt film festival: official selection




  • Director|Producer: Devin Tau
  • Executive Producers: Brian M. Riney, Gary Mui
  • Screenwriter|Assistant Director: Josh Young
  • Director of Photography: Justin Rapp
  • Production|Costume Designer: Nevada Lacy
  • Casting Director: Steven Englund
  • Associate Producer: Max Bley-Male
  • Gaffer: Zach De Hart
  • VFX Superviser: Nick Loy
  • Assistant Camera: Robert M. Caldwell, Gus McTigue
  • Assistant Gaffer: Daniel Lambert
  • Key Grip: Liz Haan
  • Grip: Chris Diana-Peebles
  • Grip: Luke Kennedy
  • Location Sound: Evan Grady
  • Makeup Department Head: Sara Dickman
  • Assistant Makeup: Crystal Sanchez
  • Production Design Assistant: Steph Caronna
  • Key Production Assistant: Jared Lingle
  • Production Assistant: Alex Paiz
  • Behind the Scenes Video: Hunter Hartz
  • Still Photographer: Silvia V. Guevara

Post Production

Background children actors

  • Paige Houghton
  • Scarlett Kaneshi
  • Sebastian Kaneshi
  • Violet Steele
  • Addie Taylor

Background actors

  • Samantha Abbatiello
  • Joanne Bayless
  • Liffany Chan
  • Tristan Decker
  • Jenn Dolan
  • Matt Dougal
  • Steven Englund
  • Stephanie Foyer
  • Faisal Ghazi
  • Ian Hanrahan
  • Mae Henderson
  • Kristi Kaneshi
  • Willie Little
  • Nick Loy
  • Bryan Minus
  • Matt George Moore
  • Nancy Ortiz Mendoza
  • Wen Qin
  • Mark Redding
  • Bella Reese
  • Conor Sass
  • Nadia Shaik
  • Scott Sholar
  • Kyle Smith
  • Sarah Smith
  • Olivia Stackhouse
  • Jordan Stromvig
  • Tamara Szalewski
  • Arianna Thomas
  • Jacqi Tull
  • Sonachi Umeh

Special thanks to gold unicorn club members

    • Dr. Benton Giap
    • Jeremy and Sarah Parks

    Special thanks to silver unicorn club members

    • Dr. Michael Jeng
    • Tom Marlitt
    • Dr. Susie Woo

    Special thanks to unicorn club members

    • Kirk Bradshaw
    • Joseph Cooper
    • Darrell Kundel
    • James Olson
    • Jun Ryu
    • Jonathan Streeter
    • Benjamin and Alma Tau
    • Edward Tau

    Special thanks

    in-kind donation thanks


    Special thanks to sag-aftra


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