Theresa Is a Mother gets Released!

Very excited to announce that our award winning film is being released in NYC, Cinema Village the week of September 25, 2015. Theresa will run a full week with possible extra dates added.  After the theatrical run, Theresa will have its Digital release.  Theresa is being distributed by Garden Thieves Pictures. It’s difficult for indie […]

LIIFE is Great!

Thank you LIIFE for awarding us the Jury Prize for Best Feature Film at the 2013 Long Island International Film Expo. Excited to have William Sadler present us the achievement and honored to share the evening with so many filmmakers. Thank you Debbie Markowitz and team for a great event. Long Island International Film Expo

Interview: Darren Press ( Co-Director ‘Theresa is a Mother’)

Theresa McDermott has chased her “ideal” life as an urban-dwelling, punk(ish) singer-songwriter to the very end of its possible existence. She is broke, options have run out and she happens to have a few kids she is raising on her own since their dad split a year ago. Facing eviction and nowhere to go, Theresa […]


Richard Poe has won BEST ACTOR at the 2012 NYC Independent Film Festival.  Richard play “Roy McDermott” in the indie feature THERESA IS A MOTHER, winner of BEST FEATURE awards at the Orlando Film Festival and Reel Independent Film Extravaganza.  The film also won BEST SCREENPLAY at the same event. Richard is a fantastic actor […]


C. Fraser Press and Darren Press, husband and wife co-directors of the indie feature Theresa is a Mother, have been awarded BEST DIRECTOR at the 2012 Orlando Film Festival.  The film went on the win BEST FILM moments later. We are thrilled to be given this award.  Orlando was an amazing festival.  There were films […]


NYC Independent Film Festival awarded THERESA IS A MOTHER Best Screenplay in its 2012 competition.  Theresa is a Mother was written by C. Fraser Press, Co-Director and star of the award winning indie film. Press also won a BEST ACTRESS award at the Reel Independent Film Extravaganza (RIFE) in Washington DC earlier this month.  The […]


THERESA IS A MOTHER won BEST FEATURE FILM at the 2012 REEL Independent Film Extravaganza in Washington DC. The award ceremony was held at the West End Cinema in beautiful Georgetown.

NYC Indie Film Fest

Ok, this is a good story.  We received a notice that we were not accepted in the the 2012 NYC Independent Film Festival.  Bummer. Never feels good to not get in.We moved on however, need to stay strong.  Then a few days later, we received an email stating that they made a mistake and we […]

Vegas CineFest 2012 Baby

Theresa is a Mother is an official selection to the Vegas CineFest 2012. Cool film festival at the Palms Hotel and Casino. Thank you for the support Las Vegas!

Orlando Film Festival Official Selection

Road trip – heading to FLA! Psyched to be part of the Orlando Film Festival.  Won’t even do Disney, just focusing on business (maybe Universal and indoor skydiving). They are honoring Milos Forman this year. Great line up of films, honored to be a part of it.