Just Like That is a LGBT coming of age film currently in pre-production
Brad and Kevin have been best friends since junior high school. Brad, the star athlete, and Kevin, the shy quiet type, have graduated high school, and are getting ready to head off to different colleges. Before they go, they spend one last celebratory weekend at the family cabin. Kevin hopes he can come up with the courage to share his secret with Brad before the weekend is over.
The film's underlying theme examines stereotyping of the gay community, including the often ignored stereotyping within the gay community about each other, highlighting that LGBT people really are a part of every group in society today.
Scott Strain Writer/Director
Scott calls Walnut Creek his hometown, where he attended Las Lomas High School. He studied broadcasting at the University of Nebraska and worked in public affairs at KOFY-TV in San Francisco. An actor since he was 6 years old, he has appeared in dozens of plays, musicals, commercials and industrial films. He trained at A.C.T and Center REP and is a member of Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble, an award-winning children’s theatre troop. As a producer, Scott produced a number of musicals, including Bay Area professional premieres of Urinetown and RENT. An avid photographer, he studied film at DVC and is part of Scary Cow Productions in San Francisco. He dreamed of making short films while vacationing in Palm Springs, and shortly afterwards formed Swaying Palms Productions. A lifetime sports fanatic, Scott is a long-time member of the LGBT community, and is very excited to bring this coming of age story to the big screen. He hopes by highlighting the pitfalls of stereotyping, Just Like That will be educational as well as entertaining.
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