Sweet Revenge, a Nigerian movie produced by a Canadian/Nigeria film director, Pascal Atuma has won this year’s Kevin Hart’s North American Film Competition. A total of 654 films were submitted for the short films competition.
A jury comprising Kevin Hart’s comedy outfit, Laugh Out Loud; Lionsgate and Just For Laughs team picked the best 10.
Atuma’s Sweet Revenge made the top 10 list. The best 10 were then put to the public to pick the top 5 through voting on Laugh Out Loud’s YouTube channel. When the top 5 emerged from public voting, the jury then decided the winner.
As the winner, ‘Sweet Revenge’ will receive exclusive distribution and the creators will get long-term deals with Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Company and a first look deal with distribution giants Lionsgate.
The short film was written and directed by Pascal Atuma while Ola George and Warren Beatty produced. Warren Beatty (CEO – AAB Talent & Management, Toronto, Canada is also the Executive Producer. Mike Gallant is the Associate Producer and Editor. It stars Naima Sundiata, Nelson Morris, Lou Israel, Bebe Obi-Okoye, Wendy German and Razie Brown-Stone.