May 23, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2021
Contact: Aaron Evans; publicist
New Major Motion Picture, EVEN IN DREAMS, Opens in Theaters on Friday, August 6
-First Trailer Debuts Tuesday, May 25 Online at EvenInDreams.com-
Salt Lake City – S&S Productions and VisionScape Studios announced today the release their new major
motion picture – EVEN IN DREAMS – exclusively in theaters on Friday, August 6, 2021. The theatrical
trailer for the film debuts on Tuesday, May 25 at EvenInDreams.com as well as in theatres. Purdie
Distribution is the exclusive distributor for the film.
Written and directed by Savannah Ostler, EVEN IN DREAMS tells the story of Sam (Monica
Moore Smith), a talented young singer grieving the loss of her older sister Amber, who when she died
was a singer in a band of her own. When Sam steps in to her sister’s place in the band, the band decides
to pursue Amber's dream of making it big in the only place that matters: Nashville! Their dreams come
true faster than they expect when they sign with manager Debra (Alison Arngrim – Little House on the
Prairie) who shows them the way to success may come at deep personal cost.
The inspiration behind the film first came to Ostler when she was 14-years-old in junior high. “I
was daydreaming during my math class,” joked Ostler. “I first imagined the story as a novel, the story of
two sisters, their shared dream of becoming famous musicians, and the tragedy that threatens to
destroy the dream.”
While attending East Hollywood High, Ostler adapted the story as a screenplay. After moving to
Los Angeles, Ostler and her producing partner and husband Steven D’Alo received a great deal of
interest in the story, but just like in the film’s story at a cost. “We had a number of producers and
production companies interested in developing EVEN IN DREAMS, but they all wanted to make
substantial changes to the story – changes I couldn’t agree to,” stated Ostler.
A true labor of love, Ostler and D’Alo committed to creating the film as a true independent
feature film. They partnered with executive producers Jacob Joseph and Sessalie Daun as well as
producers Dallas Ashton and Sarah Kent to bring EVEN IN DREAMS to audiences throughout the
Intermountain West and the country.
The film was shot over 15 days last fall in Utah at the height of the pandemic and the stars
aligned perfectly to enable the film’s production. “The support we received from the Utah Film
Commission, the Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG), and Utah’s film production community was truly
astounding,” said Steven D’Alo, the film’s cinematographer.
The cast of EVEN IN DREAMS includes many well-known talent, including Monica Moore Smith
playing the lead character of Sam, Nathan Osmond (playing himself), Adrian R’Mante (The Suite Life of
Zack & Cody) and Alison Arngrim, famous for her role as the original mean girl, Nellie Oleson in Little
House On the Prairie. "I'm so proud to be in such a lovely, positive, family-friendly, uplifting film. All of
the characters are so good and have such positive values,” said Arngrim. “Except for my character, of
course. I'm evil."
EVEN IN DREAMS is projected to receive a PG rating from the MPAA and has been described as
an inspiring, feel good, musically driven family film. “The production of the film really mirrors the
message in the film,” Ostler stated. “It doesn’t matter how long it takes to achieve your dreams as long
as you keep perservering. It took me over a decade to get this film made and I am so thrilled that
audiences will get to see it on the big screen.”
For more information about the film,to see the film’s trailer and purchase film merchandise
April 19, 2019
Article in The Salt Lake Tribune
Courtesy of Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune
April 18, 2019
Article in The Daily Herald
Photo Credit - Danno Nell
April 14, 2019
Article in Deseret News
Photo Credit - Danno Nell
December 22, 2018
Twice The Dream - Theatrical Trailer Released
December 4, 2018
Twice the Dream Theatrical Release Date Announced - April 19, 2019
September 30, 2018
Producers Savannah Ostler and Steven D'Alo joined film Composer Christopher Escalante and Actor Steve Nunez at this year's "Snake River Fandom-Con"
September 4, 2018
"Twice The Dream" Trailer and Poster Art Released
May 17th, 2018
"Twice The Dream" In The News
Director Savannah Ostler and Actress Monica Moore Smith appeared on Fox 13's "Good Day Utah". Check out the interview along with some never before seen footage of the feature "Twice The Dream" currently in production.
May 10, 2018
"Savannah Ostler" In The News
Director Savannah Ostler appeared on ABC4's Show Good For Utah along with Lead Actress Monica Moore Smith. Check out this segment -
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2018
PRODUCTION BEGINS ON NEW FEATURE FILM Twice The Dream
-Film being shot in Utah County
PROVO, UT – Principal photography for the new feature film TWICE THE DREAM kicked off last week at The
Velour in Provo, UT and will be at other Salt Lake City locations, announced Producer Steven D’Alo. Twice The
Dream is a film produced by S&S Productions, and was written by Savannah Ostler D’Alo. Set visits for press
are available upon request.
After years of being forced to live their mother's aspirations, Amber and Sam Bradshaw are offered an
opportunity to chase their own dream of becoming musicians. Once on this quest a family tragedy strikes and
in the wake of this tragedy, they discover that it is their dreams that hold the family together.
“This project has been an ongoing pursuit of mine since writing the original script in High School and after
many years of trying to get it made it's finally happening because of the many people that have pulled together
and believed in this story” said writer/director Savannah Ostler D’Alo.
“This story is something we never gave up on and now have the chance to share with others and filming in
Utah is a perfect fit for the story. With a talented acting community, abundant crew and a variety of locations
Utah gave us everything we needed to make this movie” added Producer Steven D’Alo.
Twice The Dream will have two cameos from acting coaches Savannah worked with for years as she pursued
acting and increased knowledge of the film industry. Dozens of other local cast, crew and extras will lend their
talents to the making of this film and draw upon the many film making resources available throughout Utah
and Salt Lake Counties. Twice the Dream marks the directorial debut of screenwriter Savannah Ostler D’Alo.
ABOUT THE FILM
"Twice The Dream" is an inspiring family drama about two sisters following their musical dreams together. Just
as the sisters begin to discover their wings and take flight, a sudden family tragedy strikes. In the aftermath of
tragedy, they discover that their dreams were the only thing that held the family together.
The film is now in production and slated for release in 2019. More information can be found at: