“The Agency” film wins the Beverly Hills Shorts Film Festival Jury Award for “Best Director” and “Best Comedy”

Actress Alexis Rhee with Director McCrudden at a Hollywood party.

Beverly Hills, CA “I’m thrilled that Film Director Sam Schectman and the cast and crew for winning the Beverly Hills Shorts Jury Award for  ‘Best Director’ and ‘Best Comedy’,” said Actress Alexis Rhee, who was in the short film “The Agency” and premiere this week in Beverly Hills.  “The Agency” – Tommy Cho, a twenty-something slacker who still lives with his parents, gets a job at an elite, cutting-edge company offering a facial-scanning technology that reports the exact number of times any woman has ever been pictured during various activities. As Tommy explores this mysterious tech, he comes closer than ever to connecting with his childhood crush. But his new-found ambition also unwittingly reverses his chronic failure with the ladies, unleashing a woman from his past who would like to prove to him that his wildest fantasies can come true.

In upcoming film projects

Actress Alexis Rhee, who won a SAG Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast Member” for her work in the Oscar winning blockbuster Crash (2004) movie, has just finished shooting the trailer for ‘MATA LEAO: The Lion Killer which will be made into a full length feature film in the next few months. Rhee also plays her arranged violin piece for the trailer. “It’s so exciting to portray such an interesting woman and get to play my violin in it.” she said, and “I have so much passion for acting, playing violin, writing and all things that are creative.”

Actress Alexis Rhee has a new film called, “White T.” Rhee plays a 1920s factory worker, who completes the first white T shirt ever made. Eric Roberts and Snoop Dogg are among the cast members.

Actress Alexis Rhee, whose long list of film credits include: the blockbuster Oscar-winning Crash (2004); On the Rocks (2006), Norbit (2007); The Things We Carry (2009), and hit TV shows such as Lost, ER, the Shield and Gilmore Girls to name a few.

MATA LEAO – The LION KILLER is a film right out of today’s headlines:

After losing their home in the housing and economy crash of 2008, a young married couple is forced to move in the wife’s parents. Once a promising, budding architect now jobless, the young husband must find a way to secure an income. His identity as “a man”, their relationship, and the future of the parent’s home hang in the balance.

She will be acting opposite Graham Beckel (L.A. Confidential, Brokeback Mountain and Joanna Sotomura (Madison County), Rob Watt (Writer of the Screenplay) and Grey Damon (True Blood) from Friday Night Lights TV series.

For more media interviews or more about Alexis Rhee contact George McQuade, 818-340-5300 or Publicity@mayocommunications.com.

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