HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 8/31/2018
Says Bartley, “Our goal is to make you laugh, make you cry, make you never want to say goodbye! That, and to destroy all preconceived notions of a self-aggrandized high school musical theater troop, and to show the hilarious and awkward cutthroat ineptitude within that world.”
DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD 8/30/2018
Ryan Patrick Bartley will make his feature-film directorial debut from a screenplay by Steele. Jayson Bernard and Roberto Rosario Jr. of J&R Productions are producing along with In the Basement Entertainment. The film is executive produced by Bernard.
Ryan Patrick Bartley is directing in his feature directorial debut from a script by Steele. Bernard and Roberto Rosario, Jr., are producing along with In The Basement Entertainment.
Palmer’s final video for his song “Comfortable,” premiering below, fits in a broader context outside of a relationship as well. The singer told Billboard that the song was about “the world and society telling you to hide this part of yourself if you want success, or to be, you know, the most mainstream, easy-to-swallow version of yourself. And you don’t have to do that!”
HUFFINGTON POST 2/08/2018
"Palmer told HuffPost he and director Ryan Bartley wanted to “tell a story that was compelling and felt true, while still being a bit heightened” through the seven interconnected videos of “Get Lost,” which will be released in full next month."
HUFFINGTON POST 1/26/2015
"This one is going to get stuck in your head for sure.
Matt Palmer is a pop/R&B musician whose EP “Stranger Than Fiction” served as his debut as an openly gay artist. The first track off of the EP, “Break-Up,” has just been released with it’s own video — and we love it"!
THE DAILY DOT 2/03/2015
"Heartache is a little less lonely when a favorite singer is serenading you through the pain. Whether you’re screaming along to Alanis Morissette, swaying to the Cure, or crying to Mariah Carey, breakup songs are good for what ails you. Matt Palmer’s new music video, “Break-Up,” is a fresh take on the familiar pop and R&B standby with a progressive twist".
THE BACKLOT 1/27/2015
Take a listen. This deserves to be a hit".
"Be warned: the song itself is also hella catchy".
THE LGBT UPDATE 1/27/2015
"Directed by Ryan Patrick Barley, the intense visuals for *Break-Up* captures the rage reflected within a adruptly ended relationship".