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Matt Campanella Directs and Stars in Short Comedy Film, “Daddy Issues”

By: Xavier Carwell

Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 06/24/2023 – Matt Campanella, a student of the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and NYU Tisch, wrote, directed, produced, and starred in Daddy Issues, a hilarious short comedy about an LGBTQIA dominatrix.

Daddy Issues is directed by Campanella and Stephanie Chloe Hepner, a Latinx writer and director. Hardy Awadjie produced this short film alongside Campanella and Hepner. David Kelsey also stars in this raunchy comedy.

Campanella recently had a guest role on Great Kills, a Tubi series. An upcoming film, Your Call is Important to Us, was written, produced, and directed by Campanella.

Hepner is a Tisch graduate and has had roles in The Equalizer, Law and Order, and New Amsterdam. She is also currently developing an LGBTQ+ comedy pilot, Maybe This Time, and producing a film about PTSD and veteran suicide, The 22. Hepner produced her first feature film, A Boy Like That, in 2018.

Daddy Issues premiered at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival on 9 June 2023. This intriguing short comedy will also be screened at Dances with Films in Los Angeles on July 1, 2023.

Link to Daddy Issues trailer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5OpeE257OE