King of the Road follows the life of a local tractor trailer driver whose passion as an Elvis Tribute Artist is legendary.
I first saw Rick perform in 2011 and was inspired by his talent, energy and ability to transform and connect with his audiences. From humble beginnings to charting his own success this is his inspirational story.
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King of the Road won the award for Best Documentary Short at the Outer Docs Film Festival in Ithaca, NY. Thrilled to receive this honor.
King of the Road received an Award of Merit recently in the Best Shorts Competition. We are honored to receive this recognition.
We recently received a Special Mention for Rick's story in the Global Shorts Competition. Grateful for this award for the film.
We shared King of the Road and took home the BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM AWARD! Very excited to be included in the Oregon Short Film Festival and grateful for this recognition.
King of the Road has won a Gold Remi Award at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. We are honored for this recognition. The festival is currently postponed so please stay tuned for details in the upcoming months.
King of the Road was selected to screen at the Poppy Jasper International Film Festival and received a nomination for Best Director for a Woman directed film. Sadly the festival canceled due to COVID-19. We may still screen later in the year in the Morgan Hill, CA area. Stay tuned.
King of the Road screened in the Oregon Documentary Film Festival in Portland. We have been nominated for Best Director Award and Most Inspirational Film. Very honored for these recognitions for the film.
We love you Portland!!
King of the Road screened at the NYIFF in June in their virtual format for the festival. Very grateful to have the opportunity to share RIck's story with NYC!
King of the Road screened to great reviews recently in the Toronto Documentary Film festival. We were thrilled to screen with some great independent film makers!
King of the Road received Awards of Merit for DIRECTING, EDITING and SOUND in the Fall 2019 Season of the Southern Shorts Awards.
Internationally known multi-award-winning Elvis tribute artist
and celebrity Elvis impersonator Rick Torres has over twenty years experience as an entertainer. He remains the number one booked Elvis Tribute artist in the Bay Area of California. (Gigmasters
Cate is a filmmaker based in San Francisco, CA and has worked several years in both live action and animation film production in the Bay Area. Cate started writing/producing and directing short films in 2012. Currently she is working on building her body of work as a director. This is her first documentary and third short film.
Ashley has developed, produced and sold narrative film, documentary and television content for Canadian broadcasters APTN, CBC, Super Channel and Bell MTS. Her film BLACK FIELD won the Amazon Video Direct Filmmaker Award at Sundance (2017) and was also named Best Feature Drama at the Vancouver Women in Film Festival and Best Canadian Feature at the Toronto Female Eye Film Festival. She is an alumna of the National Screen Institute of Canada and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London).
Sean makes stuff, and likes to help other people make stuff. He mostly works in the dark as a colorist, but as Director of Photography on King of the Road, he's working with light.
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Elvis has left the building!!! King of the Road has wrapped! Watch this space for updates
and screening information.