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A Tracie Laymon Film


Inspired by a True Story

A people-pleasing young woman is involuntarily estranged from her narcissistic father and unexpectedly befriends a childless man with the same name as her father on the internet.


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Barbie Ferreira
as Lily Trevino

(Euphoria; Nope)

John Leguizamo
as Bob Trevino

(The Menu; John Wick)

as Robert

(3rd Rock From the Sun; Mom

Lauren “Lolo” Spencer
as Daphne

(Give Me Liberty
The Sex Lives of College Girls)

Rachel Bay Jones
as Jeanie

(Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Award Winner for Dear Evan Hansen)


TRACIE LAYMON  Writer/Director/Producer

     Named to IFC’s list of emerging "Icons" and film innovators, Tracie Laymon studied filmmaking at the University of Texas at Austin while cutting her teeth as a video journalist for Time Warner News and interning for Richard Linklater at Detour Film. Her directorial projects have won jury awards at SXSW and countless other festivals, while her screenwriting pursuits have won her additional awards and honors at competitions such as LA Comedy Festival, Madrid International Film Festival, BlueCat, Scriptapalooza, ScreenCraft and many more. Tracie brings over 15 years of production experience on movies and TV shows to Bob Trevino Likes It.  The film is inspired by Tracie’s life experiences and a friendship she found when searching for her estranged father online.

Tracie Laymon
SEAN MULLIN   Producer

     Sean Mullin is an award-winning writer, director, and producer.  As a writer/director, his films include the indie romance, Amira & Sam (Drafthouse Films); the brewmaster documentary, Kings of Beer (Gravitas); and the Yogi Berra documentary, It Ain’t Over (Sony Pictures Classics).  As a producer, his films include Allegiance (XYZ Films); Semper Fi (Lionsgate); and Bob Trevino Likes It (SXSW 2024 World Premiere).  Sean holds an MFA from Columbia University and a B.S. from The United States Military Academy at West Point.  He is a member of the WGA and PGA – and is represented by UTA.

EDGAR ROSA   Producer

     Edgar Rosa is a multi-racial line producer from Des Moines, Iowa. Growing up in theater and music was the foundation of his artistic endeavors before the film industry. He received his BA in Film Production at Emerson College in 2012 before moving to Los Angeles to pursue his Masters in Producing at the AFI Conservatory. Edgar began to work professionally in digital media during the rise of YouTube and social media influencers/creators. He has lent his services on commercials, TV series, and feature films across the United States. These jobs have allowed him to build an impressive list of collaborators in a relatively short amount of time. Outside of work, Edgar spends his time educating himself on social justice, volunteering, listening to music, redesigning his apartment, being involved in the sex-positive community, and wondering why they haven't arrested the murderers of innocent black, indigenous, and other persons of color from the last 400 years+ in American history.

Edgar Rosa

     Felipe Dieppa is a writer/producer who most recently executive produced Charlie Kaufman's (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, I'm Thinking of Ending Things) latest work, Jackals & Fireflies. He has produced or executive produced over a dozen feature films, shorts, and commercials. He was a child actor, originating the voice of "Diego" on Dora the Explorer, and starring in Dan in Real Life. He is currently a founding board member of 502 Film, a Kentucky-based non-profit dedicated to nurturing the State's burgeoning film industry.

Felipe Dieppa
CARL EFFENSON   Executive Producer

     Carl Effenson is an award-winning producer whose credits include Dee Rees’ Mudbound which was nominated for four history-making Academy Awards. It was the recipient of the Humanitas Prize and Robert Altman Award at the 2018 Independent Spirit Awards in addition to being the Washington Post and LA Times' Best Picture of the Year. His film Mending the Line starring SAG, BAFTA & Golden Globe-winning actor Brian Cox was recently released worldwide by Sony Pictures in September 2023. He is currently in post-production as an executive producer on Bob Trevino Likes It starring Barbie Ferreira and John Leguizamo, which is set to appear at the 2024 SXSW film festival. 

Carl Effenson
JOHN ROSARIO   Director of Photography

     Award-winning cinematographer John Rosario, a Brooklyn native, credits his passion for visual arts to the city's diverse art scene. His recent films, like Son of the South (2021) and A Lot of Nothing (2022), showcase his exploration of emotional complexities through visual storytelling. Collaborating with renowned figures like Barry Alexander Brown and working on projects with DISNEY, John's versatility extends to ad campaigns for Apple, Google, NIKE, and others. Notably, he partnered with Sir Lewis Hamilton for a Monster Energy campaign. John's accolades include an Emmy for Kirk Gibson: First Ceremonial Pitch, Best Cinematography at the European Cinematography Awards, and a feature in CAMERAMAN magazine. His success earned him recognition at the Festival de Cine di Madrid, qualifying for the Spanish GOYA award.

John Rosario

     Anisha Acharya is a film editor whose work spans fiction and documentary. She moved to LA from Bangalore, India in 2012 to study editing at the American Film Institute, where her thesis film Day One, a war drama-thriller, was nominated for an Academy Award. Her credits include the afro-futurist sci-fi musical, Neptune Frost, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2021, Late Bloomers, a dark comedy starring Karen Gillan, which premiered at SXSW in 2023, and Bob Trevino Likes It, a comedic drama starring Barbie Ferreira and John Leguizamo. Anisha thrives on immersing herself in stories with nuanced characters and perspectives, and in the chase to create something of lasting value, much of which she derives from her collaborations.

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SYDNEY MARQUEZ   Production Designer

     A SoCal native, Sydney dreamed of being a movie star, orchestrating living room productions with unwavering determination. However, a failed audition for "Annie" made her reassess her path. Undeterred, she pursued her dreams through self-produced shorts on her grandpa’s camcorder, leading to admission to the University of Southern California. In 2013, she graduated with a BA in Narrative Studies and minors in Animation & Digital Arts and Cinematic Arts. Working predominantly in Los Angeles, she contributed to music videos, commercials, and shorts before venturing into travel gigs. In Louisville, KY, she became the Art Director of "Starling Girl," which premiered at Sundance, sparking her love for Kentucky. Relocating, she worked on various KY productions, including "Wildcat," which premiered at TIFF. In 2023, she production designed her first feature, "Bob Trevino Likes It," set to premiere at SXSW. Through this work, she realized serendipity had placed her in Kentucky to live out her Hollywood fantasy.


     Jacques Brautbar is a composer, songwriter & song producer who combines traditional orchestral colors with the palates of electronic and ethereal sonic art. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jacques began his professional music career at the age of fifteen as a founder, performer, arranger, and songwriter for Sony recording artist Phantom Planet – their notable songs include “Big Brat” and “California,” which was used as the opening theme song for the Fox television show The O.C. Jacques has since scored several projects including It Ain’t Over (2022), Gold, Lies & Videotape (2023), For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close (2020), and Skywalkers: A Love Story (2024).

Jacques Brautbar

Contact Info




John McGrath (310)273-6700

Kirk D'Amico (424)372-3803 

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