What Do You Think of Me?

Are you still his toughest when you’re dying in battle? This heartbreaking short film by Promise Robinson stars Erik Hamilton as Denim Massey. Denim is fighting for his life against the stigmas society has placed upon him. Real men don’t cry, real men internalize. It is with every stage of the breakdown, rage, reflection, and resilience that opens a conversation that many over look. This is a message to men’s mental health. This is What Do You Think of Me?

  • Promise Niccole Robinson
  • Promise Niccole Robinson
  • Promise Niccole Robinson
  • Erik Hamilton
    Key Cast
    "Denim Massey "
  • Noah Hogan
    Director of Photography
  • Promise Niccole Robinson
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 7, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 30mm, Sony A6400
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  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Hampton University
  • Hampton University Film Festival
    Hampton, University
    United States
    April 22, 2023
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection, Best Editor, Best Actor, Best Picture
Director Biography - Promise Niccole Robinson

Promise Niccole Ruffin-Robinson, better known as “Prom the Director, is a recent graduate of the illustrious Hampton University and an upcoming filmmaker. She fell in love with the art of it all in 2021, and every since then she has done everything from cinematography, screenwriting, editing, and directing not only her own films, but her peers as well. Promise is dedicated to the arts and has a heart for the people, always aiming to inspire and to get inspired. From curated two of the biggest student run festivals in HU history, to creating safe creative spaces in her home community since 2019. Promise will stop at nothing to continue to be a lighthouse in the midst of so much darkness. Ms. Robinson is proud to announce will starting a new journey as of Fall 2023, for she will be attending the University of Georgia pursing a MFA in Film, Television, and Digital Media!

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Director Statement

Music, Film, repeat! Thank you for taking a chance to experience my work, I hope it can speak volumes to you, handle it with care! Keep creating and spreading love the world needs more of that!