Steven Nashed Huffaker graduated from the UCLA Film Directing Program, where he took courses from Alexander Payne and James Franco, who became mentors. James Franco appeared in two of Steven’s short films, then asked him to direct a Lifetime movie he was producing, which became the network's most-viewed film of 2018. Steven's process privileges inspired performances; his focus is to enable honesty, wild abandon & specificity.
"A unique, comedic experience"- winner of Best Supporting Actor John Ennis (IFS Los Angeles) and Best Directing (Chicago Comedy Film Festival). Mike Pine, from Film describes "Love in Moreno Valley". as "If John Hughes and Todd Solondz had a lovechild". www.loveinmorenovalley.com