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Split Costs ~ a story of heartbreak and hope

Two young women from disparate backgrounds share a ride to western Massachusetts in this heartrending story of unexpected friends navigating life's bumpy roads and moving forward with hope. An award-winning drama that "passes the Bechdel test with flying colors", Split Costs boasts an all-female cast that deliver "emotionally honest, disciplined performances.”

  • Jeffrey Blake Palmer
    On the Fringe, A Dawning Darkness
  • Jeffrey Blake Palmer
    On the Fringe, Worn
  • Jeffrey Blake Palmer
    On the Fringe, A Dawning Darkness, Mulligan's Island
  • Mela Hudson
    Key Cast
    The Sisterhood of Night, Hits, Not So Random
  • Tori Hall
    Key Cast
    Live by Night, Bleed for This
  • Jane Harte
    Key Cast
    iDeal Wife, Self Absorbed, Belagile
  • Film Type:
  • Genres:
    Drama, LBGT, Road Trip, Coming of Age, Suspense
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 12, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Bluestocking Film Series
    Portland, Maine
    United States
    July 16, 2016
    World Premiere
  • Mosaic World Film Festival
    Rockland, Illinois
    United States
    August 26, 2016
    Midwest Premiere
  • Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival

    United States
    July 6, 2016
    Best Actress - Mela Hudson & Tori Hall, Best Drama, Best Overall
  • W.N.Y.F.A.M.E.
    Albion, NY
    United States
    August 20, 2016
  • Destiny City Film Festival
    Tacoma, WA
    United States
    July 13, 2016
    Best Short Screenplay
Director Biography

Jeff's short films, music videos and screenplays have been screened and listed at over 100 film and arts festivals in the U.S. and internationally. A New England native, after living in California for 10 years, he and his wife Rebecca currently reside just outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Director Statement

FILMMAKING: Never easy. Always worth it.