Love Is All You Need? (2016 film)

Love Is All You Need? is a 2016 American drama film. It stars Emily Osment, Briana Evigan, Tyler Blackburn, Blake Cooper Griffin, and Jeremy Sisto. Kim Rocco Shields is adapting the film from a screenplay that she co-wrote with David Tillman. On January 27, 2016, the first trailer for the movie was released.[2] Lexi DiBennedetto, star of the 2011 short the film is based on, reprises her role of Ashley. The film was released on iTunes on November 24, 2016.

Love Is All You Need?
Love Is All You Need 2016 poster.jpg
Official poster
Directed byK. Rocco Shields
Produced by
  • Giovanni Corvino
  • Candice Owens
  • Rowena Pedrena
  • Kim Rocco Shields
  • Michael J. Zampino
Screenplay by
  • Kim Rocco Shields
  • David Tillman
Music by
  • Brain Mantia
  • Melissa Reese
Edited byPeggy Eghbalian
Genius Produced
Release date
Running time
123 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$3.59 million[1]


When a female quarterback Jude falls in love with a journalist Ryan, they are harassed after their relationship becomes public in an alternate world that is overwhelmingly homosexual and heterosexuality is publicly reviled.

A second story is that of Emily Curtis, an early high school aged girl living an ordinary life who becomes attracted to Ian Santilli. When Ian's sister Paula becomes aware, she and her friends begin to harass Emily.



In October 15, 2014, it was reported that Emily Osment, Briana Evigan and Kyla Kenedy would be featured in the film.[3] In October 21, 2014, Jeremy Sisto, Ana Ortiz, Katherine La Nasa, Jenica Bergere and Leonard Roberts joined the film main cast.[4] In October 28, 2014, Tyler Blackburn joined the film.[5]

The film was shot in Los Angeles in early October 2014.


  1. ^ Film and Television Tax Credit Program Program 2.0 (PDF) (Report). California Film Commission. p. 9. Retrieved January 17, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ ""Love Is All You Need?" FEATURE FILM TEASER TRAILER". You Tube. Retrieved January 27, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Briana Evigan, Emily Osment Head For Reverse Gay-Bullying Drama 'Love Is All You Need'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 15, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Jeremy Sisto & More Join 'Love Is All You Need,' Kea Ho Gets 'Urge'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 21, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Tyler Blackburn Lands Male Lead in 'Love Is All You Need'". Variety. Retrieved October 28, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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