Candyland

Vinz is currently working on a feature script entitled “Candyland” with his producing partner Carl Ford and writer Paul Leo.

LOGLINE:
What’s supposed to be a bonding father-daughter journey to heal a broken biracial family after a devastating loss, turns into a turbulent road trip to through Switzerland as a father has to learn to love his transgender daughter or risk losing her forever.

SYNOPSIS:
Her parents named her Blake, but she never felt like a boy. As a trans black girl coming of age in Brooklyn, Jesse has battled bullies and isolation – but nothing’s been more painful than her own father’s refusal to acknowledge and accept her true identity. It's a conflict that’s only intensified since the drowning death of Evie, Jesse's little sister.

Having moved to Switzerland with her mother Liz whois depressed, angry and in denial about the loss of her youngestchild, Jesse is looking forward to a road trip with her father she
hasn’t heard from in months. When Marcus finally arrives, the odd couple embark on a dramatic
father - daughter trip around Europe where their conflicts spill into the open and change their lives forever.