That One Summer

A teenager named Rose is dealing with an abusive and alcoholic father while trying to become a writer. A fellow teen named Petey is dealing with some similar problems, eventually the two connect and tackle their issues head on learning to turn their negatives experiences into positives.

  • Robert Jacob Vargas
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  • Robert Jacob Vargas
  • Alondra Martinez
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  • Isaiah Fuentes
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  • Ryan Baker
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  • Alex Martinez
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  • Robert Vargas
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  • Taylor Valley
  • Makayla Knoles
  • Christian Zarcone
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    15 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 3, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Robert Jacob Vargas

Born & Raised in Fresno, CA, Robert J. Vargas began filmmaking in year 2016 to now. He started off working on small independent films at home and worked his way up to work on bigger projects such as "ANESSA" (Directed by Jason Wada) and "VEGEANCE" (Directed by Freddy Falcon). Robert has worked in various positions such as an Actor, Director, writer, extra, production assistant, Scripty, and even Second Assistant Camera. He even has a YouTube channel with approximately 3.02K subscribers!

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Director Statement

Hey everyone, I just want to say, I'm incredibly proud of how this short turned out. From the acting to the score to even some of the shots. For an indie film project with almost no budget, this film delivered.