Filmography by Evan Kidd.
We Lived the Blues – Born and raised in Baton Rouge, both Smokehouse & Mamie fell in love with the sights and sounds of Louisiana blues. And not long after, each other. Fast forward to August 2016, and we find Smokehouse and Miss Mamie Porter in a fight for survival as Baton Rouge and the greater community they’ve built around swamp blues falls prey to rising flood waters. This is Smokehouse and Mamie’s story of survival and what truly comes after the flood. As seen through each other’s eyes. 2018 RockSet Productions. 15 minutes. [Trailer]
Home Remedy – Damon isn’t your typical therapist. Nearly divorced, unemployed, and unlicensed he treats would be “patients” in the comfort of their own home. But with Damon’s life in disarray, is he qualified to prescribe these home remedies? An original TV series. Written & directed by Evan Kidd. Starring Jeff Pearson, Artrial Clark, and Kevin J. McGrath. 2017 RockSet Productions. [Trailer]
Flooded With You – The inspiring bond of the Davis family, whose ancestral home was devastated during the historic August 2016 floods in Baton Rouge, LA. The family now all live together in one small apartment owned by the matriarch of the family Shavette Davis. Created with fiscal sponsorship from NOVAC’s BetteR Baton Rouge documentary series. 2017 RockSet Productions. 8 minutes. [Trailer]
Learning Man – The ghost of a former slave wanders an abandoned North Carolina textile mill waiting on a promise. A curious construction worker discovers there’s more to the mill than meets the eye. 2017 RockSet Productions. 12 minutes. [Trailer]
Son of Clowns – Minor TV star Hudson Cash loses his show, and his family’s backyard circus is floundering. After returning home to live with his parents, he finds adjusting to life back in North Carolina his most challenging role yet. Written & directed by Evan Kidd. Starring Adam Ferguson, Anne-Marie Kennedy, and Eric Hartley. 2016 RockSet Productions. 95 minutes. [Trailer]
You Wouldn’t Expect – A mother and daughter’s horrific experiences as two of the almost 7,600 victims of the North Carolina eugenics program. Set in the backdrop of 1960’s southern America. Directed/Edited by Evan Kidd. Written/Produced by Marilynn Barner Anselmi. Starring LaToya Gardner, Briah Pack, Christine Rodgers, and Alex Theus. 2015 RockSet Productions. 9 minutes.
- 2016 Black Intl Cinema Berlin
- 2016 Longleaf Film Festival
- 2016 Charlotte Black Film Festival
- 2015 ITSA Film Festival
- 2015 Queen City Film Festival [BEST APPALACHIAN]
Displacement Welcomed – A young woman returns home to deal with her father’s disappearance. However along the way its a homeless woman who helps her find what she truly seeks. Written & directed by Evan Kidd. Starring Avery Hobbs, April Vickery. 2014 RockSet Productions. 17 minutes. [Trailer]
- 2014 Viewster Film Festival (VOFF4)
- 2015 Eastern North Carolina Film Festival
- 2015 Y’allywood Film Festival
Spazz Out! – The in-depth process of planning, running, promoting, and keeping a small town music festival alive and well while bringing a community together through music. A documentary directed by Evan Kidd. 2013 RockSet Productions. 35 minutes.
Go Hard or Go Home: Azaveus Dickens’ Story – This short documentary shares the story of upcoming East Carolina University football player Azaveus Dickens and how he made it from a rough place in life onto the field of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. He talks about his struggle, how he continues to push professional goals, and gives advice to anyone with a dream. 2013 RockSet Productions. 11 minutes.