AEW Superstar Ryan Nemeth has been working on a film titled “HEEL”, a short-film that Nemeth has had in the works since before he signed a deal to work with AEW. The film will be shown during the HollyShorts Film Festival.
You can check out the complete press release, along with the full trailer video, below:
Ryan Nemeth’s film HEEL Named Official Selection of Oscar Qualifying Film Festival
Ryan Nemeth’s film HEEL has been named as an Official Selection of the Oscar Qualifying 17th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival. The festival runs in person & virtually September 23 – October 1, 2021 and takes place at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, CA and on Bitpix, the online streaming platform available everywhere.
HEEL is a controversial short film project written by and starring Nemeth. It deals with the dark topic of sexual assault in the world of independent professional wrestling. It boasts filmmaker Maggie Levin (Hulu & Blumhouse’s My Valentine, Labyrinth) as director, as well as stars from wrestling and film (including Jeff Tremaine, Nic Nemeth, Scott Derrickson, Ruby Soho, among many others) as producers and backers. To date, Nemeth’s film has screened and won awards at over twenty different film festivals across five different countries.
BREAKING: HEEL is named Official Selection of Oscar Qualifying film festival pic.twitter.com/GLIEmlFwcd
— Ryan Nemeth (@ryrynemnem) August 27, 2021
HEEL – NEW TRAILER
Here's to a fun film festival run in 2021! pic.twitter.com/3ymt2DiWFZ
— Ryan Nemeth (@ryrynemnem) November 19, 2020