I’m Not Down

When a middle-aged, black punk rock single dad is served an eviction notice by the greedy new landlord of his New York City tenement building, he has to fight for his way of life and save the livelihood of his family, the building’s tenants, and the character of neighborhood that’s being threatened to vanish forever.

A. Sayeeda Moreno A. Sayeeda Moreno
DIRECTOR, CO-SCREENWRITER

A. Sayeeda Moreno is a proud native New Yorker.  Her Futurestates.tv short, White, premiered at SXSW and screened at Tribeca and BAMcinemaFest.  The feature-length script (co-written with... more»

Derek Nguyen Derek Nguyen
PRODUCER

Derek Nguyen is a writer, director, and producer. He wrote and directed The Housemaid (HKFilm  Vietnam & CJ Entertainment) and The Potential Wives of Norman Mao (narrated by George Takei).... more»

Josh Robbins Josh Robbins
CO-SCREENWRITER, STORY BY

Josh Robbins grew up in New York City. He has a BA in Film from Hunter College, CUNY and an MFA in Screenwriting from USC. He has received numerous awards for his screenwriting and his teaching, He is... more»

Monique Gabriela Curnen Monique Gabriela Curnen
PRODUCER

Monique Gabriela Curnen is an actor and producer. As an actor, Curnen appears in a string of critical successes: Half Nelson, The Dark Knight, and Contagion. Curnen produced several short films,... more»

Cast & Crew

BARDEN / SCHNEE CASTING

Casting Directors - Kerry Barden and Paul Schnee