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Finn Haney Clinches Best Actor at the 2024 Pasadena International Film Festival for "What We Find on the Road"

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Uncommon Productions, in collaboration with Scatena and Rosner Films, proudly announces that Finn Haney has won the Best Actor Award at the 2024 Pasadena International Film Festival for his performance in the feature film What We Find on the Road. This is Haney's first lead role in a feature film, demonstrating his exceptional talent and dedication to the craft of acting.

What We Find on the Road tells the story of TJ on his 18th birthday, receiving a key from his estranged ex-convict father that unlocks a timeworn '68 convertible and the challenge to take it on a cross-country adventure. Supported by a cast of loveable oddballs, the journey explores themes of family, humor, and resilience. Alongside Finn Haney, the film features performances by Paul Guilfoyle, Ross Partridge, Katherine Laheen, and William Chris Sumpter, each adding depth to this heartwarming narrative.

In addition to Haney's win, the film's first-time director, Chaysen Beacham, received a nomination for the Best Director Award, highlighting the film's strong directorial vision and its resonance with audiences.

The Pasadena International Film Festival, now celebrating its 11th year, is recognized as one of the world's top festivals by FilmFreeway and was held April 4 through 11.

What We Find on the Road continues to make appearances at festivals worldwide throughout the Spring and Summer of 2024 with a forthcoming theatrical release in the works. Upcoming festivals can be found at We look forward to sharing this film with audiences worldwide. What We Find on the Road was shot across 13 states over 21 days, telling the story that sometimes the longest roads pave the fastest way home.

Scatena and Rosner Films: S&R Films is a global sales and distribution company featuring the best indie & studio filmmaking has to offer.


Finn Haney is represented by the Artist International Group.


For media inquiries, please contact: Anne Phillips 213.537.8445

Please visit the WHAT WE FIND ON THE ROAD EPK for the trailer, images, and additional information.


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