Feeling betrayed by her therapist, a woman in couples therapy enlists her younger lover’s help in executing an elaborate hoax, meant to restore power to the patient.
NO MARGRETTES to make its hometown Debut
Appearing as part of the Kansas City Film Festival: http://www.kcfilmfest.org/, NO MARGRETTES will make its KCMO premiere as part of the short film block of programming set to take place on Friday, April 15th at the Cinemark Plaza Theaters in Theater #8. Single showing tickets are $10 and can be purchased online or at the box office. We are very excited to debut for our hometown audience and we thank the KCFF for including us!
Laura Kirk co-wrote and starred in the film Lisa Picard is Famous, directed by Griffin Dunne. It is included in John Gaspard’s book “Fast, Cheap and Under Control …Lessons Learned from the Greatest Low Budget Movies of All Time.” She executive produced and starred in the feature Earthwork written and directed by Chris Ordal, starring Oscar nominated actor, John Hawkes. Laura served as an executive producer and co-star of the film “The Sublime and Beautiful” which premiered at Slamdance where Laura won a special jury prize for acting at Newport Beach and was nominated for best actress in Milan. Her performance was called ”show-stopping” in Variety and compared to “A Woman Under the Influence” in Filmmaker magazine. Most recently Laura acted with Shia LeBeouf in “American Honey” by Oscar winning director Andrea Arnold. Laura is a co-founder of the mentoring group “Women of Lawrence Film” and is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Kansas for both theater and film. Kirk currently lives in Lawrence, Kansas with her husband and two children.
Ellen Adair has appeared on “The Slap” (NBC), “Veep” and “Codes of Conduct” (HBO), “Nurse Jackie” and “Brotherhood” (Showtime), “As the World Turns” (CBS) and “God in America” (PBS); she is also in various web series, including the upcoming “After Ever After.” Film credits include Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Who Wrote Little Women, Louis Brandeis: The People’s Attorney, John Audubon: Drawn from Nature, The Unwanted, My Sister, the Pyschopath, and the upcoming Through the Night. She has performed in over forty professional theatrical productions Off-Broadway, regionally, and touring the country, and is Artistic Director of Happy Few Theatre Company in New York City. She lives in Queens with her husband and her hypothetical dog, Mabel. Baseball is her favorite thing that is not explicitly an art.
Eric Steffee – A country boy in a city mans body! I LOVE being silly and dramatic and have had dreams of becoming and actor when I was in my early teens. As I get older and get a little prettier my passion for modeling and acting grows and grows! My first taste of acting was with the short film No Margrettes and it was probably one of the funniest things I’ve ever had the privilege of doing! It will definitely not be my last but just the beginning of the next rising star!
Autumn has had numerous principle roles in television commercials and print advertisements since 2006, when she joined with Voices& Model and Talent Agency; Hallmark Cards, Sonic Drive-In, Belfonte Ice Cream, and MetLife to name a few. Mrs. Tribitt makes her short film debut in “No Margarettes”, and has really enjoyed and learned from her experience working with director, Matthew Dunehoo. She looks forward to getting more acting roles in the Kansas City film industry, and in the future, would like to score a principle role in a film. Mrs. Tribitt enjoys frequently watching all genres of movies with her family. She would like to thank her husband, Robert, and their three children, Evely, Myer, and Lyora, for their support.
Cam was most recently seen as Sam in Andrea Fantauzzi’s film Letter from a Father. He will be starring next fall as “Young Leatherface” in Forrest Attaway’s original play Chainsaw: The Musical at The Living Room Theatre. Some of his previous theatre credits include “The Lord of the Underworld” in Eurydice (The Living Room Theatre), Kurt in Sound of Music (Starlight Theatre), and Tiny Tim/Young Ebenezer in A Christmas Carol (Kansas City Repertory Theatre). Cam is fourteen years old and enjoys singing, dark comedies and Eeyore.
Colleen is a proud resident of Kansas City, MO. She is an avid traveler and wordplay enthusiast. Colleen is a child of the nineties and most notably a wearer of the fanny-pack. In so many ways she is your typical millennial. And in other ways she is an actor and voiceover auditioning for feature films such as Gone Girl and appearing in commercials airing throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is represented by Exposure Model & Talent Inc.
Director of Photography
Nicholaus James began his love affair with filmmaking at the age of 11. Studying theater and media production in his early education, he has acquired production experience in several different areas of the industry. These areas include: short films, commercials, feature films, and corporate media. Nick currently owns and operates two production companies that specialize in event and corporate production. He has been a freelance Director of Photography for the past seven years on projects ranging from training videos to full feature productions. He has experience in many different areas including: cinematography, producing, directing, writing, editing, and compositing.
With a degree in audio engineering and a long history in music, Danny brings an expert ear to on-set audio and audio post-production. A number of years working as a recording/ mixing engineer for musical acts like Your Friend (Domino Records), Cowboy Indian Bear (The Record Machine), and his own Spirit Is the Spirit gives Danny the technical know-how and experience level to bring quality and professionalism to any shoot, voiceover/ radio spot, or audio sweetening session.
Kimberly has been working in the film industry since 2011, growing in a variety of skill sets. Whether it’s being in front or behind the camera, she adores it all. She thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the No Margrettes family. She continues to keep busy with acting and other crew positions, while working in the photography business as well.
Nathan Kincaid is a film writer, director, and producer, currently producing the feature film Lotawana for Mammoth Media and writing a feature script that he hopes to fund and direct in the coming year. His short film Martini Lunch, shot on 35mm film in the historic Savoy Hotel, will debut on-line later this year.
With a background in both Film Production and Business, Tony Ontiveros has worked on several film/television productions in the Lawrence/Kansas City Area. Having years of production experience under his belt, Tony has served as Cinematographer, Gaffer, Grip, Camera Assistant and Unit Production Manager on several films that have been shown at the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals. Notable films include: The Only Good Indian, Nailbiter, Black Friday, The Donald Gordon Story, Mahi, and Sublime and Beautiful. Some of his work in television include: History Channel’s Full Metal Corset, WGN’s Home Team and Discovery Channel’s Big Ideas for a Small Planet.