What Ah Nerd

"What Ah Nerd" revolves around a student named Ben, who is facing academic problems, popularity issues, girlfriend troubles. He is helped (often without his knowledge) by Sparky the school janitor. Sparky teaches Ben lessons in life that cannot be learned in the classroom.

  • Steven Bernier
    Director
    Talk that Talk, The Power of We, The Moment, Where Is It
  • Andre Parishan
    Writer
  • Sammie Lee Hill
    Writer
  • Steven C. Bernier
    Writer
  • Steven C. Bernier
    Producer
  • Sammie Lee Hill
    Producer
  • Charles E. Johnson Sr.
    Producer
  • Gwendolyn V. Bernier
    Producer
  • Charles E. Johnson Sr.
    Key Cast
    “Sparky”
  • Alexander Rynhoud
    Key Cast
    “Ben Jennings”
  • Nancy Rodriguez
    Key Cast
    “Principle Elliot”
  • Patricia Simmons
    Key Cast
    “Mrs. Newsome - High School Teacher”
  • Hiwot Dereje
    Key Cast
    “Katie Bell”
  • Darla Brown
    Key Cast
    “Marcia Wallace”
  • Jeila Brown
    Key Cast
    “Eleanor Jackson”
  • Brian Brusatori
    Key Cast
    “Randell Jennings”
  • Kalani Rodgers
    Key Cast
    “Rachel Jones”
  • Sarah Walsh
    Key Cast
    “Gloria Jennings”
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Que Ah Nerd
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 31, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    25,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD / 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Heart Of Hollywood International Film Festival
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    Award Winner
  • New York Movie Awards
    New York, New York
    United States
    Finalist
  • Independent Shorts Awards
    Hollywood, California
    United States
    Finalist
  • IndieX Film Fest
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    Semi-Finalist
  • Anaheim International Film Festival
    Anaheim, California
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    Official Selection
  • Indie Short Fest
    Hollywood, California
    United States
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Steven Bernier

Steven Bernier has directed short films, music videos, television commercials and created motion graphics for cable network news programs. Written scripts for and produced music videos, short films and infomercials. He is currently working with HyperMedia Arts, Inc. Movies Studios, Street Dreams Productions - Talent Crew and Equipment and The Amazing Music Group, LLC. movie composers to produce more films in the future.

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Director Statement

What Ah Nerd, was originally written by Andre Barishan & Sammie Lee Hill. This movie encompasses the idea that no matter who you are, things in life can change... for the better or worst. We all have flaws, but it is how we live that makes us who we are. Life is what you make it! We wanted to share this story with the youth of the world.