Poster 20f02ababb-poster.jpg

 red watch

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 4:15pm

Program #12

A spoken word short film.

“In this snappy spoken-word short film saturated in primary colours, a woman recites an unrequited goodbye to her ex-boyfriend’s red watch.”

Meet the filmmakers

WRITER - Kyla Kennedy

DIRECTOR - David Kennedy

PRODUCER - Cindy Wathen-Kennedy


EDITOR/MGX - David Kennedy



Kyla Kennedy

Kyla Kennedy is a graduate of the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA) and is celebrating her first year of writing, acting, and modeling in Los Angeles.


After completing the Intermediate Improv course at The Groundlings, she is now studying Meisner and Acting for the Camera under Don Bloomfield.


When not acting or modeling, she is training for her yoga instructor certification and will begin teaching this year.



David Kennedy

David Kennedy is a videographer, director, editor, photographer, and motion graphics expert. He attended UCLA Film School and was co-founder of Fresno Magazine. Kennedy has worked for Dreamworks, Disney, Panavision/Technicolor, and others.


His short film was a finalist at both Cannes and France's Deauville Film Festival, both of which were shot in Fresno, California.

Kennedy directed and edited television commercials that have been awarded the prestigious ADDY Best of Show Award (three times out of five years) and the ADDY Best TV Commercial (four times out of five years).

Kennedy’s film work has been seen in more than 10 states and eight countries, on channels such as ESPN, MTV, ABC, FOX, CBS, NBC, TNT, MYSPACE, Comcast, the BBC, and La Rue in France.



Cindy Wathen-Kennedy

Cindy Wathen-Kennedy is a producer, writer, editor, publicist, marketer, and event coordinator. She hasdegrees in marketing, psychology, and a Juris Doctor of Law. She’s also the co-author of Remembering Cesar: The Legacy of Cesar Chavez, the first book to be endorsed by the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation. Her contributors included Coretta Scott King, Paul Chavez, Edward James Olmos, and Martin Sheen.


She has worked as an Assistant Acquisitions Editor and Art Researcher for The University of California Press, where she participated on the BFI Film Institute imprint, the New California Poetry series, and the Mark Twain Papers.Her freelance Producer credits include:


    -"Gotta Love Fresno" Featured Fresnans Comcast documentary shorts

    -“The Blessing and the Curse,” a festival and grant-winning documentary short

    -Scads of PSAs and corporate promotional videos


Additional media experience includes Fresno State Music & Media Library, KFSR Program Manager, Assistant Music Director, and disc jockey along with stints for Pollstar, KYNO FM, and KMPH FOX 26.


Coinciding throughout her education and career, her nonprofit work includes:


·Fresno Filmworks, Board Member, Publicity Director

·Fresno State College of Arts & Humanities Advisory Board, Marketing Co-Chair

·Fresno Arts Council, Board Member, President

·Fresno Art Museum, Board Member, Marketing Committee

·Mayor Swearengin’s Fresno Poet Laureate Nomination Committee

·Central California Writers, Board Member, Conference Director

·Fresno Historical Society, Board Member

·ACLU, Northern California, Board Member

Scott Abels Music The Boyfriend Garret Lawrence The Band: Alison GaleBrandon SandovalLaura SplotchFranco VillanuevaTattoo ArtistJacob Lopez The Crew:Scott Abels, Production SoundChris Desmond, Sound Mix Albert Fladger, GripDaniel Zuniga, GripCole Kennedy, Production Assistan