The Matchmaker

A mother plays the role of a matchmaker at her 50th birthday celebration to her son and his ex-girlfriend. All hell breaks loose when her son brings his unexpected new fiancé to the party.

  • Tamera Hill
    Director
  • Tamera Hill
    Writer
    Never Heard
  • Tamera Hill
    Producer
  • Anthony D. Bell
    Producer
  • Dawn Halfkenny
    Key Cast
    "Lisa"
    Saints and Sinners (TV)
  • Shirley Murdock
    Key Cast
    "Flo Johnson"
    To Love and Cherish (TV)
  • Trae Ireland
    Key Cast
    "Jonas Johnson"
    For the Love of Christmas (TV Movie)
  • Daphnique Springs
    Key Cast
    "Danny"
    Kenan (TV series)
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    Holiday Romance, Comedy Drama
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 58 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 30, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    893,323 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Mini Arri Alexa
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Tamera Hill

Tamera Hill is a Columbus, Ohio native, now residing in San Diego, CA. She is the CEO of Predestined Entertainment DBA Tamera Hill Productions. Tamera is no stranger to hard work and success! A graduate of National University, Tamera holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. After college, Tamera was offered a position of Vice President of Marketing for King David Productions, and enjoyed great successes in many areas. In 2008 she started to tread into unknown waters and began, songwriting, producing, promoting live productions events throughout the city of San Diego, attracting large numbers locally and from surrounding areas. Tamera continued to challenge and reinvent herself, yet again, and stepped into film production, playwriting and producing and touring plays on regional level.

Tamera’s first play debuted in April 2008 “Color Blind” at the Lyceum Theatre. It was a great success! She went on to write another hit “My Sister’s Keeper,” starring Tommy Ford from the hit comedy sitcom “Martin” attracting sell out crowds. The success didn't stop there, she wrote hit romantic comedy stage play “The Match Maker,” starring Tony Grant & Brian Hurst from Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail and The Marriage Counselor, Apollo Legend Comedian Lester Barrie, Workplace Drama starring Ptosha (Tyler Perry Oval) Brely Evans (Ambitions), Abraham McDonal (Winner of Oprah's singing Competition), and comedian AJ Johnson. Recently she toured the hit stage play The Soul Mate Experiment. The hit stage play stage play "I Never Heard my Father Speak" debuted summer 2014 and was an instant wake up call for the community. INHMF was chosen to be adapted into a feature film. Tamera wrote the screenplay to Never Heard Movie which is set to release November 1, 2018 in over 500 theater nationwide, released on Netflix 2019-2021 and now can be seen on BET+ streaming channel. The films stars are Robin Givens, David Banner, Romeo Miller, Master P, and Brian White. Tamera not only writes, she produces and directs film as well. Here first short film, SOLO won the Los Angeles Independent Shorts Award. She also started her film series Chocolate Stories, her first series,EVOLVE, will stream February 2022. The holiday romance, The Matchmaker, will stream November 2021. She also produced and directed a comedy Special, Super Saints, now airs on Amazon Prime. Stay tuned for more exciting films and plays to come.

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Director Statement

I'm looking forward to possibly being a part of the film festival this year. Thank you for the opportunity.