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Candice & Peter's Smokin' Hot Date

While trying to cook a romantic dinner at home, Candice and Peter get into a dispute over which wine pairs best with their pork chops. As the debate intensifies, their romantic evening looks like it's going to go up in smoke!

  • Leanne Melissa Bishop
    Director
    Reservations For Three?, On The Radioman, Gyno
  • Michael P. Mason
    Director
    A Bug and Bag of Weed, Reservations For Three?, Regression, Burgeon and Fade
  • Leanne Melissa Bishop
    Writer
    Reservations For Three?, Gyno, On The Radioman
  • Kelly Perine
    Writer
    Reservations For Three?, Downward Hiro
  • Leanne Melissa Bishop
    Producer
    Reservations For Three?, Regression
  • Michael P. Mason
    Producer
    A Bug and Bag of Weed, Reservations For Three?, Regression, Burgeon and Fade
  • Kelly Perine
    Producer
    Reservations For Three?, Downward Hiro
  • David Wetzel
    Producer
    Reservations For Three?
  • Kelly Perine
    Key Cast
    The Drew Carey Show, One on One, Reservations For Three?
  • Leanne Melissa Bishop
    Key Cast
    Reservations For Three?, Regression, On The Radioman
  • Ryan Griswold
    Director of Photography
    Reservations For Three?
  • Michael P. Mason
    Editor
    Cabin Fever: Patient Zero, Berkshire County, Reservations For Three?
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Romance, Relationship, Women, Food, Dating
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 30, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    4K Black Magic Cinema Camera
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Louisville International Festival of Film
    Louisville, KY
    United States
    October 14, 2016
    World Premiere
  • Devour! The Food and Film Festival
    Wolfville, NS,
    Canada
    November 5, 2016
    Canadian Premiere
  • Pasadena International Film Festival
    Pasadena, CA
    United States
    March 10, 2017
    California Premiere
  • Sonoma International Film Festival
    Sonoma, CA
    United States
    March 31, 2017
  • Manhattan Film Festival
    New York, NY
    United States
    April 23, 2017
    New York Premiere
    WINNER 'MFF Alumni Award'
  • WorldFest Houston Int'l Film Festival
    Houston, TX
    United States
    April 30, 2017
    WINNER 'Gold Remi Award' - Romantic Comedy Short
  • Illinois International Film Festival
    Aurora, IL
    United States
    May 20, 2017
    Illinois Premiere
  • Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival
    Vero Beach, FL
    United States
    June 9, 2017
    Florida Premiere
    WINNER 'Best Comedy Short'
  • Lighthouse International Film Festival
    Long Beach Island, NJ
    United States
    June 9, 2017
    New Jersey Premiere
  • Roxbury International Film Festival
    Boston, MA
    United States
    June 28, 2017
    Massachusetts Premiere
  • Long Beach International Film Festival
    Long Beach, NY
    United States
    August 3, 2017
  • Oceanside International Film Festival
    Oceanside, CA
    United States
    August 11, 2017
  • Catalina Film Festival
    Catalina Island, CA
    United States
    September 30, 2017
  • Laughlin International Film Festival
    Laughlin, NV
    United States
    October 13, 2017
    Nevada Premiere
    WINNER 'Best Comedy Short'
  • Borrego Springs Film Festival
    Borrego Springs, CA
    United States
    January 12, 2018
  • Idyllwild International Festival Of Cinema
    Idyllwild, CA
    United States
    March 9, 2018
    WINNER "Best Actor in a Short" - Kelly Perine
  • Burbank International Film Festival
    Burbank, CA
    United States
    September 6, 2018
  • Silver State Film Festival
    Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    September 6, 2018
    WINNER "Best Actor, Short Film" - Kelly Perine
Distribution Information
  • Hewes Pictures
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Leanne Melissa Bishop, Michael P. Mason

Leanne Melissa Bishop
Leanne grew up in Port Williams, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of The Theatre, and has trained and worked with NYC’s famed LAByrinth Theatre.

Now living in Los Angeles, Leanne has been producing, writing, and now directing!

Michael P. Mason
A graduate of the Canadian Film Centre, Michael's passion for filmmaking has taken him all across Canada and the US, where Michael has produced and edited both feature films, and short films.

Michael lives in Los Angeles and continues to work in film, and television, in all genres, from drama to documentary, always in search of another great story to tell.

Candice & Peter’s Smokin’ Hot Date marks both Leanne & Michael’s film directorial debuts!

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