Private Project

The Hurt We Share

The Hurt We Share is a story of how depression can dangerously alter someone’s perception of reality with suspense thriller tones like "Memento" and a shocking psychological twist like "Shutter Island".

Terrence is an everyday guy with everyday desires but when his world starts to fall apart around him his underlying battle with depression surfaces and he sets his focuses on sharing his pain with the people who hurt him.

  • Vega Montanez
  • Vega Montanez
  • Vega Montanez
  • Kurt Christel
  • Manny Ventura
  • Evette Morales
  • Bryce Jones
    Key Cast
  • Kimberly Edwards
    Key Cast
  • Francis Mancho
    Key Cast
  • Evette Morales
    Key Cast
    "Detective Burlow"
  • Crystal T. Williams
    Key Cast
    "Mrs. Johnson"
  • Jermaine Whitehead-Bailey
    Key Cast
    "Mr. Johnson"
  • Brian Veras
    Key Cast
    "Detective Clemens"
  • Ezekiel Olukoya
    Key Cast
    "Doctor Oku"
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Suspense, Drama
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 19 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 22, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    BlackMagicRaw Digital
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • The Hurt We Share Private Screening
    Providence, RI
    United States
    May 21, 2021
    Private Cast, Crew, Family Screening
Director Biography - Vega Montanez

Inspired by multitalented artist like Will Smith, Donald “Childish Gambino” Glover, & Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Dominican-American Writer, Director and Media Personality, Vega Montañez is an endless stream of creative ideas attached to an unbreakable determination to bring stories to life.

Currently residing in the Bronx, Vega has committed to bringing his perspectives and experiences into entertainment formats like film and music to make an impact on the world. A product of entertainment culture, Vega has worked in various fields of the business and his work has been featured on major platforms including HBO, Amazon Prime, BET, Complex, and more over the course of his 15 year career.

Driven by his belief that everyone should enjoy life doing what they love, Vega is committed to helping others monetize their passions and live their dreams. Determined to bring empowering perspectives to all productions, Vega boast an extensive portfolio of productions with budgets ranging $10K-$500K.

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Director Statement

Live to help people smile. Smile to help people live.