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Waffle Street

Directed by Eshom Nelms & Ian Nelms

Narrative Feature
USA | 1 hour 30 minutes | 2015

WAFFLE STREET is the true story of Jimmy Adams, a V.P. of a $30 billion hedge fund, who loses his job and winds up working as a waiter at a waffle shop. Amidst the greasy madness of the 24-hour diner, Jimmy befriends Edward, an ex-con grill master who serves up hard lessons about life, finance, and grits.

waffle-street-eshom-nelms waffle-street-ian-nelmsEshom Nelms and Ian Nelms
Writer / Directors

Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms grew up in central California, waging two hundred man G.I. Joe wars and dreaming in John Ford Landscapes. They’ve made multiple award-winning short and feature films. In 2005, their feature, Night of the Dog, won the Golden Vision Award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, Audience Award at the Palm Beach Film Festival, and Audience Award and Best Screenplay at the SMMASH Film Festival. Their most recent film, Lost On Purpose, starring Jane Kaczmarek, C. Thomas Howell, James Lafferty, Aaron Hill, Dale Dickey and Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer received rave reviews and multiple festival wins including Best Film at Beverly Hills Film Festival, Best Directors at FirstGlance Film Festival, Best Film at Reelheart Film Festival, Best Film at TrindieFest, and Best Actress for Jane Kaczmarek at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Fest.

Waffle Street Poster

Film Information

Directors: Eshom Nelms & Ian Nelms
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Language: English
Runtime: 1 hr 30 minutes


Studio / Production Company: Side Gig Productions, John J. Kelly Entertainment, and 6 Foot Films
John J. Kelly, Autumn McAlpin, Brad Johnson
Executive Producers: Steven A. Lee & Michael McAlpin
Autumn McAlpin, Eshom Nelms & Ian Nelms
Johnny Derango
Production Designer:
Lauren Spalding
Art Director:
Thayne Wheeler
Traton Lee
Christa Woodall
Camera Operator:
Jess Haas
Charles Unice
Key Grip:
Kelly Klindt
Additional Grip:
Sean Klindt
Sound Mixer / Boom Operator:
Andrew Ahistrom
Property Master:
Clark Schaffer
Makup Artist:
Tara Starling
Charlene Johnson
Costume Designer:
Angela Asay
Assistant Editor:
Kristopher Schooler

Connect With This Film

Contact Info: Side Gig Productions 310-853-3450

Principal Cast

BIFF - Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF | Beloit International Film Festival