Honcho

Young couple DJ and Demi are living happily ever after until a dangerous friend, Boogey, comes back to town. Demi warns DJ to stay away from Boogey. However, she soon finds out that she's the one that has to stay away. Demi has to make a decision - get rid of the threat or be a victim.

  • Tae C'imone
    Director
    The Agency Webseries, Thxgiving, Open Late, Out
  • Tae C'imone
    Writer
    The Agency Webseries, Open Late
  • Tae C'imone
    Producer
    The Agency Webseries, Open Late, Out,
  • Nia Vines
    Key Cast
    "Demi"
  • Samuel Campbell
    Key Cast
    "DJ"
  • Kendall Mallet
    Key Cast
    "Boogey"
  • Rashard Blakemore
    Key Cast
    "Coogi"
  • Raju Ben
    Key Cast
    "Tre"
  • Trent Williams
    Key Cast
    "Rev"
  • Shaina Jones
    Key Cast
    "Jade"
  • Tae C'imone
    Key Cast
    "Keisha"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 51 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    DSLR
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Tae C'imone

Born to a retired stripper and ex-playboy bunny, the moment Tae C'imone (Taelor Smith) was slapped on the booty as a new born baby, she was destined for greatness.

Growing up, she was fascinated with stories: Bedtime stories, TV, movies, manga, you name it. Her imagination would immerse in these worlds where she would concoct her own characters and their background.

She wrote her first play at four years old and received a standing ovation and was asked for an encore at every family gathering for the next year. Tae would continue to write short stories and plays all throughout high school where even though she failed in math, she excelled in arts and literature.

She attended Columbia College Chicago majoring in TV Executive Producing & Entrepreneurship and graduated in 2018 with her BFA.

Since graduating she gone on to write an award winning webseries, The Agency, as well as an award winning drama short, Honcho. She has been selected for a variety of festivals for her comedic and dramatic scripts.

Her ultimate goal is to run the world like Shonda Rhimes, Issa Rae, and Lena Waithe and executive produce not only her unique and entertaining stories, but the authentic tales of others as well.

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Director Statement

Keep creating. Don't stop. Practice makes perfect.