The day arrived and nerves were running high. KVibe Productions founder and Walt Before Mickey director Khoa Le and the rest of the cast and crew worked so hard to complete this film and all were eager to see how it’d be received.
Then, the doors opened Friday morning at AMC Theaters Downtown Disney…and BAM! The crowds starting pouring in and didn’t stop until the theater closed!
Walt Before Mickey sold out every single showing when it opened this past weekend in Downtown Disney in Orlando, FL, and the entire KVibe family couldn’t be prouder.
After all, it’s been a long and sometimes tumultuous journey to get to this point, but the entire cast and crew pushed through it all and now, the masses are responding.
Fans were showing their love.
Khoa, star Thomas Ian Nicholas, and producers/writers/actors Frank Licari, Armando Gutierrez, and Arthur L. Bernstein were all in attendance and ended up signing over 2,000 posters for the legions of fans who came out to see the film.
And while we’re all so grateful that they could make it out to support the movie, it was their feedback after seeing it that was really humbling for the cast and crew and for all of us here at KVibe Productions.
Khoa listened to personal stories from Walt Disney fanatics about how much the movie inspired them to continue to pursue their dreams and push forward with their careers.
A big theme in Walt Before Mickey is how Disney faced more hardships than most people are aware of, yet still managed to work toward his dreams and ultimately create a worldwide empire, against all odds.
So, for us to hear fans exiting the film talking about how it made them remember to dream big and to never give up, that made us feel that we created something the legendary icon would approve and be proud of, and that all the hard work, time, energy, and stress was worthwhile.
Cast & crew were so proud to be a part of this production.
When Khoa was first called into this project, the entire production was in shambles, but he knew that it was simply too important a story to walk away from.
So, to complete the film was an accomplishment all in itself, but to then sell out every show from 10:45 AM to 10:40 PM on its opening day, it truly felt like a dream come true.
The entire KVibe family would like to thank everyone who came out to support Walt Before Mickey this past Friday. We couldn’t have imagined a better opening nor a livelier, more enthusiastic crowd.
The film will be released nationwide on Sept. 4th and you can visit the official Walt Before Mickey site to pre-order your DVD copies, and don’t forget to keep an eye out for KVibe’s next feature film in development, Brandini. Like Walt Before Mickey, it’s also about a dreamer who refuses to give up. So, if you liked our latest film, keep an eye out for our next one!
About KVibe Productions: A longtime leader in NY / NJ film & video production, KVibe offers the total package of film and video production services. Whether it’s a commercial video production, a corporate video production, a feature film, etc., KVibe creates to inspire.