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"LICKS" follows the story of a young man, D, as he returns to his Oakland neighborhood after serving two years in prison for a robbery gone wrong. In the days after his release, we are taken into D's world while he navigates the harsh realities that plague his inner city community. His judgment is tested by the insidious influences around him, forcing D to decide what direction to take his life.

Director: Jonathan Singer-Vine

Executive Producer: Jonathan Singer-Vine, Colin Tilley, Carlo Fox and Indie-Pop

Producer: Jonathan Singer-Vine, Niko Philipides

Screenwriter: Jonathan Singer-Vine, Justin "Hongry" Robinson

Cinematographer: Rob Witt

Editor: Vinnie Hobbs

Production Designer: Jasmin Toutounchi

Sound Designer: Tony Crowe, Vinnie Hobbs

Music: Ian Ericksen, Deloren Janae

Additional Credits: Co-Producer: Justin "Hongry" Robinson, Associate Producer: Adrian L. Burrell, 1st Assistant Director: Grant Ellis, Sound: Keenan Jenson, Gaffer: Jeff Chassler

Principal Cast: Stanley "Doe" Hunt, Koran Streets, Tatiana Monet, Devon Libran, Les "DJ Upgrade" Aderibigbe, John Stallings, Skipper Elekwachi, Santiago Pratt, Ava Reina, Theresa Anderson-Downs


Jonathan Singer-Vine is a 24-year-old writer/director born and raised in Berkeley, California. "LICKS" is his first feature film.

Public Film Contact
Carlo Fox
Boy In The Castle
(213) 807-4048