“Maybe Next Christmas”

What happens when you combine being Homesick, Single, and Hungry?? (sounds like my life. LoL)

When three women who own a coffee shop are forced to spend their first Christmas away from home, leave it up to Black Girl Magic to save the day!

Production Companies: Kete’s Productions & Philaye Films

Starring: Arabia Little, Monece Starling, Tiaramy Maloy, Antoine Tate, Andre Hunt, Erian Woods, Lauren Jones, Dominique Stango

Written By: Breanna Wyrick, LJ Lameck

Executive Produced By: LJ Lameck, Philip Johnson

Directed By: Philip Johnson

Production Designer: Claire Rodgers

Director of Photography: Corey Bishop

Cinematographer: Corey Bishop

Sound: Justin Neese

Editor: Anthony McCallum II

Music Supervisor: Gregory Zamir

Score: Gregory Zamir

Sound Design: Gregory Zamir

Maybe Next Christmas

Maybe Next Christmas

About the Director: Philaye

Philip Johnson is a 27-year old Black & gay Film/TV Producer/Writer/Actor/Director from Detroit. Based in Los Angeles, Philip creates films and shows primarily focused on bringing unique creative light to the Black LGBTQ+ community. With a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, Johnson has been building Philaye Films into a studio providing Black creatives opportunities to be paid to do what they love to do. He was the 2022 recipient of the Speak Out Influencer of Excellence Award and ATL Black Pride’s Creative Communication Award. His thriller short film, “The Unhinged” was selected by the 2022 Las Vegas Black Film Festival, and has held packed out screenings in 3 US cities. He also Executive Produced and directed “Maybe Next Christmas” short film. With multiple films and series in various Producing phases, Philip is excited to continue to share all of the unique stories with the world!

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