ON THE FLOOR is currently on the film festival circuit through 2021. Please check this page for screening information.

Upcoming Screenings:

  • FlickFair
    On Demand
  • United States
  • flickfair.vhx.tv/videos/on-the-floor
    March 1 – March 31, 2021
  • jellyFEST Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    March 26, 2021
  • Indie Shorts Awards New York
    New York, NY
    United States
    March 29 – April 7, 2021
    Best Original Score
  • L’Hospitalet Barcelona International Film Festival
    September 13, 2021
  • Lisbon CineFest
    December 15, 2021
  • Past Screenings:

  • Independent Short Awards
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    June 20, 2020
    Best LGBTQ Short
  • New York Lift-Off Film Festival
    New York, NY
    United States
    July 28, 2020
  • Hip Hop Film Festival
    New York, NY
    United States
    August 6, 2020
  • Atlanta Underground Film Festival
    Atlanta, GA
    United States
    September 5, 2020
  • AltFest
    New York, NY
    United States
    September 16, 2020
  • Prague International Indie Film Festival
    Czech Republic
    September 19, 2020
    Best Original Score, Best Actor (Honorable Mention)
  • Dumbo Film Festival
    New York, NY
    United States
    October 9, 2020
  • The IndieFEST Film Awards
    La Jolla, CA
    United States
    November 2, 2020
    Best LGBTQ Film
  • Florence Film Awards
    November 5, 2020
    Best LGBTQ Short (Honorable Mention)
  • Red Rose Film Festival
    Lancaster, PA
    United States
    November 6, 2020
  • Blow-Up International Arthouse Filmfest
    Chicago, IL
    United States
    November 14, 2020
  • San Francisco Another Hole in the Head Film Festival
    San Francisco, CA
    United States
    December 11, 2020
  • New York International Film Awards (NYIFA)
    New York, NY
    United States
    February 6, 2021
    Best LGBTQ Film


Alexander Gheesling is a writer, actor, and co-founder of Para Noir Pictures. His film and television highlights include Early Show with Para Noir Pictures (accepted into the NewFilmmakers NY Festival), A Woman’s Gaze (accepted into the Cannes Film Festival), and Legends and Lies (Fox). His debut short film Circles won Best Drama and Best Actor as part of the 2014 Campus MovieFest. Theatre credits include Genesis 22 (Governor’s Island), Ren Faire (The Secret Theatre), Death of a Salesman (John Cullum Theatre), and Interconnected (Capital Fringe Festival). He will be in an upcoming production of The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later at Theatrelab. His writing has been published in the Silhouette Literary & Art Magazine, the Southern Sociological Society, and at the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech. He is a graduate of the William Esper Studio and Virginia Tech. He also makes music under the name Andro, and can be found on Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and all other streaming platforms.

Angela Carbone: An international collaborator with expansive interests, Angela’s credits include Terra by Marco de Angelis and Antonio di Trapani (Rome, Italy), Sugar Land by Lorenzo Lanzillotti (Milan Italy), Shield by Yijie Mei  (Beijing, China),Longing by Christian Mushenko (NSW, Australia), and Loleh by Gino Fortebuono (Brooklyn, USA). Angela trained at Cornell University for theater and architecture, as well as at NYU’s Stonestreet Studios for screen acting. She is currently working on a pilot she wrote and is starring in with producers Evan Shapiro and Camrus Johnson.

Heinley Gaspard: Heinley is a 2017 graduate from the William Esper Studio and has been an associate member of Uprights Citizen’s Brigade since 2014.  His film and television credits include Omniboat (2018), Heaven’s Hell (2017), Steps(2017), and Cannes Film Festival acceptee Coney Island Queen (2015).  Additionally, Heinley has been in SNL’s ‘Drake’s Beef’ (2016), ‘Usher’s Chain’s’ (2016), and a host of videos on Funny or Die, YouTube, etc.  Heinley’s stage credits includeSplit Second (IATI Theatre), Antigone (Bank St. Theatre), More (TADA Theatre), Macbeth (Hudson Theatre Works), Glass (JACK), The Bellagio Fountain Has Been Known to Make Me Cry (HERE Arts), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Villagers Theatre), Edward II (LATEA Theatre) and Fences (Hackensack Theatre, Best Actor Nomination). Heinley has an almost unhealthy relationship with caramel popcorn and once went almost two years without sneezing (fact).  He is so grateful for you and hopes you enjoy the ride.

Lambert Tamin: Lambert is a recent graduate of the William Esper Studio 2-Year Conservatory Acting Program. His appearances on New York and New Jersey stages include productions at The Theater at St. Clemens, Theater for the New City, The Episcopal Actor’s Guild, Luna Stage, The Theater Project and, most recently, the new play Naisula at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall. He is currently a series regular on the upcoming webseries Ideals as well as the TV series pilot for The Klein Syndicate. TV: ‘Pandora’s Box: Unleashing Evil,’ ‘Mysteries at the Museum.’ Film: On the Hook, N.ot W.ithout A.lonzo, I Want More I Want Less, The Ballad of Bobby Carr.