Princess Love

After losing her mother, 16-year-old Madison becomes pregnant as a result of being sexually assaulted. Alone, scared and confused, she decides to take matters into her own hands as she turns to the only person she has left - her father.

  • Chris Dabney
    Director
  • Chris Dabney
    Writer
  • Chris Dabney
    Producer
  • Donald Welch
    Producer
  • Szymon Kozak
    Producer
  • Jake Rivera
    Producer
  • Tracey Newman
    Producer
  • Dan Douglass
    Producer
  • Marcus Dabney
    Producer
  • Zeus Benitez
    Producer
  • Eric Roberts
    Key Cast
    "Mark Dawson"
    Babylon, The Dark Knight, Runaway Train
  • Heaven Howard
    Key Cast
    "Madison Dawson"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    38 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 13, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    50,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    UHD 1.85
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Chris Dabney

Chris Dabney began his entertainment career at Philadelphia’s infamous Freedom Theater. While in Philly, he racked up a host of acting stage credits to include “Annin Street”, “Idella’s Soulshack”, “Let the Church Roll On”, “Guys & Dolls”, “Silence”, and “A Change is Gonna Come” to name a few. In Los Angeles, Chris also racked up numerous acting television and film credits over the following few years including “A Shepherd’s Story”, “Nailed”, “Sactrosanctus”, “L.A. Forensics”, “MADtv”, and “The Young & the Restless”.

Shortly after teaming up with Don B. Welch in 1999, Chris Dabney has co-produced over 20 sold-out theater performances across the U.S. for over 20 years. During that timeframe, he wrote, directed, and produced his first short film “Sidney” which would go on to win “Best Family Short” at the Garden State Film Festival in 2006. As a Co-Producer, Chris also received two NAACP Theatre Awards Nominations for Best Ensemble Cast with “The Bachelorette Party” in 2007 and “The Divorce” in 2008. In 2008, he also wrote, directed, and produced the Hollywood sold-out hit stage play “Pleasantville”, for which he was recognized as “Playwright of the Year” by the County of Los Angeles. Chris has written multiple screenplays and has most recently Co-Produced the hit short film “Babygirl” which has currently won over 20 awards both domestically and internationally. The film was acquired and showcased on ALLBLK television network. Chris’ most recent film, “Princess Love”, which he wrote, directed, and produced starring Eric Roberts & Heaven Howard is currently showcasing for 2024 film festivals.

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Changing lives, one film at a time.