Save the Date

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Save the Date

Two dating coaches lead their clients astray while distracted with their own love interests.

About the Film

A blind date goes wrong after two dating coaches become distracted from their clients.

This film was produced for the Providence 48 Hour Film Project in Providence, Rhode Island, and the film was produced at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Chet Howard and Simone Raynal engage in small talk during their blind date in the film Save the Date.
Chet Howard and Simone Raynal engage in small talk during their blind date.

Required Elements

Genre: Romance
Prop: Melon
Quote: “It’s not easy being me!”
Character: Simon/Simone Raynal, penny pincher

Cast and Crew:

Chet Howard: Chris Gauthier
Simone Raynal: Amanda Blattner
Mike Castro: Patrick Stone
Kate Mittenz: Olivia Marques

Director: Drew Furtado
Producer: Patrick Stone
Assistant Director: Chris Gauthier
Music: Phil Mazza
Audio: Nick Motta
Production Assistant: Steven Rys
Props: Amanda Pedersen

Special thanks:
Sean Davis
Denise Pamugualle
Steven Rys

Awards:

Providence 48 Hour Film Festival 1st runner up, Best of Providence
Providence 48 Hour Film Festival Group B Audience Choice Award
Providence 48 Hour Film Festival Best Use of Line.

Chet Howard experiences interference with his dating coach's headset during the Save the Date film, produced by Drew Furtado.
Chet Howard experiences interference with his dating coach’s headset.
About the Author
About the Author

Drew Furtado is an Emmy Award winning filmmaker, and leader of a nationally recognized high school media arts communication department .

He develops guides and strategies for nonprofit and educational organizations to improve and grow their social media presence, website development, and communication practices that best engages audiences.

New Bedford, Massachusetts

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