Dual Mania

Dual Mania is a 2019 American independent psychological thriller film written, directed and produced by Joseph Strickland.[1]​​ Cast by Cat Ellington,[2]​ the film noir style thriller stars Joseph Plummer, Michael Spitz and Sherrice Eaglin, and revolves around the dual persona a young man possesses and attempts to conceal throughout his ongoing sessions with his therapist.[3]

Awards and nominations

Since 2018, Dual Mania, has racked up a steady flow of award nominations and wins on the international film festival circuit, including one ALTFF 2018 Fall nomination for Best Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Film from the 2018 Alternative Film Festival in Toronto;[4] one nomination for Best First Time Director from the 2018 Golden Earth Film Award online;[5]​​ two Silver Awards for Best of the Month (September 2018 and October 2018) from the Royal Wolf Film Awards in Los Angeles, California​;[6]​ four awards from the 2018 Pinnacle Film Awards in Hollywood​, including three Silver Awards for Best Feature Film, Best Director (Joseph Strickland), and Best Actor (Joseph Plummer); and one Gold Award for Best Screenplay (Joseph Strickland).[7]​​ In January of 2019, the fascinating psychological thriller would go on to win four more awards, all Bronze, from the 2019 Mindfield Film Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico​, including those for Best Screenplay (Joseph Strickland), Best Director (Joseph Strickland), Best Feature Film (Dual Mania​), and Best Actress (Sherrice Eaglin).[8]

On February 12, 2019, Dual Mania, still holding down a presence on the international film festival circuit, received an official selection from the Rome International Prisma Awards to feature in a live event screening on March 5, 2019 in RomeItaly. The date is set to mark the initial release of the highly anticipated feature film. 

2018/2019 Film festival release poster
Directed by
Joseph Strickland
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Written by
Joseph Strickland
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Edited by
Jeff Heller
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Production company
Vital Vision Productions
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Distributed by
Adler & Associates Entertainment, Inc.
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Release date
Projected release date: August 1, 2019
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Running time
1h 40m
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Country
United States
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Language
English
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Casting by
Cat Ellington
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Starring
Joseph Plummer
Michael Spitz
Sherrice Eaglin
Duane Sharp
Renee Domenz
Yvonne Huff
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Produced by
Joseph Strickland
Marie Adler
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Cinematography
Stanley Majka
Gennadi Balitski
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Awards

ROYAL WOLF FILM AWARDS (2018), Los Angeles, California

  • Best of the Month - September [Winner] Silver Award
  • Best of the Month - October [Winner] Silver Award

PINNACLE FILM AWARDS (2018), Hollywood

  • Best Feature Film - [Winner] Silver Award
  • Best Director - [Winner] Silver Award
  • Best Actor - [Winner] Silver Award
  • Best Screenplay - [Winner] Gold Award

MINDFIELD FILM FESTIVAL (2019), Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Best Feature Film - [Winner] Bronze Award
  • Best Director - [Winner] Bronze Award
  • Best Screenplay - [Winner] Bronze Award
  • Best Actress - [Winner] Bronze Award
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Nominations
ALTERNATIVE FILM FESTIVAL (2018), Toronto
  • Best Mystery/Suspense/Thriller (Feature Film) AltFF 2018 Fall Nomination
GOLDEN EARTH FILM AWARD (2018) (Online Film Festivals​)
  • Best First Time Director
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