If you missed the television premier of “Lake Effects” previously shown on the Hallmark Movie Channel during the month of May, don’t worry! The DVD will be available to retailers on Aug. 14th and has a suggested retail price of $19.98. “Lake Effects” features several area businesses and homes. The film’s producer, Sara Elizabeth Timmins, owner of Life Out Loud Films, lives in Moneta.

“Lake Effects” is a family drama set and filmed at SML last year, and follows a big-city lawyer who travels home to SML for the funeral of her father and reconnects with her mother and sister, while learning what makes life at Smith Mountain Lake so special.

The cast of “Lake Effects” includes Emmy award-winner and two-time Golden Globe award-winner, Jane Seymour and Scottie Thompson, Madeline Zima, Casper Van Dien, Jeff Fahey, Ben Savage, Eyal Podell, Sean Patrick Flanery and Mary Beth McDonough. Visit www.lakeeffectsthemovie.com for more information.