John Schneider’s SMOTHERED ”Lets the Dogs Out”
John Schneider’s feature film SMOTHERED screened at an “Invitation Only Premiere” in New Orleans Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel on Canal Street to a crowd of several hundred people that included local dignitaries and celebrities, as well as many of the film’s cast and crew.
The event featured a red carpet and pre-reception, followed by a screening of the film, and a Q&A with Writer & Director, John Schneider. The film was shot entirely in south Louisiana, and utilized primarily Louisiana cast and crew.
Many of the film’s local stars were in attendance, including Shanna Forrestall (Trixie), Dane Rhodes (Randy), Wayne Pere (Ranger Moochie), Ray Gaspard (the Gay Zombie), as well as Gigi Bella Perkins (Fritter) the film’s female canine star, and Easy Perkins (Fritter’s Stunt Double) due to the Sheraton’s ‘pet friendly policy.’
Film Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pCijXVwON0.
Photos by Brandon Willis – Photos Feature Shanna Forrestall (Trixie) and Gigi Bella Perkins (Fritter), Easy Perkins (Fritter’s Stunt Double) and John Schneider – the Writer and Director of Smothered