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Slipaway is an official consideration for the 90th Academy Awards in all categories, including:

- Best Original Song (Julia Butler & Daniel Mentz)
- Best Original Score (Tao Liu)
- Best Actress in a Leading Role (Elaine Partnow)
- Best Actor in a Leading Role (Jesse Pepe)

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The Malibu Times interviews Julia Butler & Daniel Mentz

Malibu's most circulated paper published an interview with co-writers/directors Julia Butler and Daniel Mentz ahead of the Awards Season Screening of Slipaway at the Malibu Film Society.

Julia talks about the making of the film, the inspiration behind it, and her battle with cancer. 

For the full article, please go to: 

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Elaine Partnow

Elaine just booked a national commercial, and two feature films. She stars in the upcoming indie comedy Misfits, and you can also catch her on the Merci Chocolates ad.

Jesse Pepe

Catch Jesse performing in Spamilton now at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Los Angeles. Jesse also successfully completed a Kickstarter campaign to fund another full year of his sketch and comedy music YouTube channel.

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Sadie Johannsson

Sadie recently graduated from Groundlings, performed precision driving in a car commercial, and wrapped a lead role in a dark comedy.


Lydia Muijen

Lydia recently played a bald soothsayer in the movie The Young Messiah - written by Anne Rice (Interview with the Vampire). Lydia underwent six hours of makeup every day, and played opposite Sean Bean. The film is now available everywhere.