THE RESPONSE to release of the official trailer for Something Like Summer has been tremendous, with its audience passing the 3.2 million mark.

Clip: Dream Big

Clip: Shadow

Clips from two of the original songs featured in Something Like Summer.

Clips: Meet Benjamin

Clips: Meet Tim

These teasers introduce the main characters of Something Like Summer.

Clip: Gay Bars

Clip: My Mom’s Picantes

Clips introduce Ben’s mom (Jana Lee Hamblin) and show Tim (Davi Santos) panicking over his parents’ problem with Ben (Grant Davis).

Going Viral

The trailer first went viral in the Philippines on May 1, almost doubling the video’s total audience in a single day, and has been going strong worldwide ever since across Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram.

The 2:38-min. trailer was released first to our newsletter subscribers and contributors to our Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns on March 24, then to our Facebook fans on March 25.


Number of viewers reached since the trailer’s multiplatform release on March 24 (including Facebook, YouTube, VimeoTwitterInstagram and other social media).


The Something Like Summer trailer is available on Facebook and YouTube with subtitles/closed captions in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French and Dutch.

Translations were provided by Leonardo del Riego (Spanish), Chantal de Pessemier (French), Riina Y.T. (German), Reading Rainbow Books (Italian), Jeffrey Tork (Dutch).

Viral Tweet

This tweet by Dannie Niño Velasco was one of hundreds that went viral in the Philippines on May 1, quickly spreading to Facebook, and more than doubling the trailer’s total audience in a couple of days.


Originally published March 28, 2017

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