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(Romantic Comedy) Elliot (Louie Cowan) loves two things; music and the girl who just moved in next door, Dawn (Shelley Johnson). With the help of his long time friend Reggie (Ronald Jenkins), Elliot faces his lifelong fear as he plans to share his affection the girl next door. Written by Walter J. Cohen and Directed by John P. Ondo.

  • John P. Ondo
  • J. Walter Cohen
  • John P. Ondo
  • Louie Cowan
    Key Cast
    "Eliot "
  • Ronald Jenkens
    Key Cast
  • Shelley Dawn Johnson
    Key Cast
  • Pat Daugherty
    Key Cast
    "Eliot's Dad"
  • Erin O'Donnell
    Key Cast
    "Speed Dater"
  • John Alexander
    Key Cast
    "Young Eliot"
  • Rusty Thomas Yanok
    Original Music
  • John P. Ondo
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  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 31, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Canon Cinema EOS 1080p
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Film Festival of Columbus 2017
    Columbus, Ohio
    United States
    June 18, 2017
    Ohio Premiere
    Ohio Best Shorts Finalist
  • Los Angeles CineFest 2017
    Los Angeles
    United States
  • American Tracks Music Awards 2018
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
Director Biography - John P. Ondo

John Ondo is a three-time regional Emmy Award winning producer/director from Columbus, Ohio. John's background in telling stories through documentary has allowed him a strong eye in story telling for dramas as well. His passion for strong character development as well his strong editing skills allow his films to be some of the most entertaining and informative to watch.

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Director Statement

Able is the story of so many people who have a dream but let fear get in the way. J. Walter's story is one of my favorites I've ever directed. Our team felt that it carrys an important message to never give up no matter what others may say.