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A Short Film by Austin Taylor

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Allen is a 28 year-old, mute, schizophrenic who lives in his family's beach mansion. His condition has taken his ability to speak and walk. While writing on the beach one day, he notices a girl sunbathing by the pier. As he retreats to his house we fall deep into the metaphorical landscape of Allen’s writing and his psychosis where a murderous service staff plots to claim his fortune.


About the Director

Austin Taylor is a Southeast Emmy Nominated Director of Photography. He has worked with record labels such as Mizay Music Group (Nicki Minaj, Gucci Mane), Sony RED (Tyler, the Creator, My Highway), Music Producer Scott Patton (Sugarland, Jennifer Nettles) and Grammy nominated Sound Engineer Bruce Bennett (Cool Breeze with Lucky and Paule from the Beastie Boys, Cool Mo Dee, The Aquarium Rescue Unit, Chuck Leavell, Sonny Emory and Vance Taylor from Earth Wind and Fire). He currently manages Bruce Bennett Studios and operates his video and graphic production company, The Scum Box, while finishing his BFA at SCAD Atlanta. 

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Cast

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Christian Pollak

Christian Pollak, also known as CS Pollak as his stage name, has been doing stage theatre since he was eight years old. He's been a part of pieces such as 'Hello, Dolly!', 'Prelude to a Kiss', 'Pippin', and most recently 'Blackpool and Parrish.' He jumped into the film world about six years ago and has been a part of numerous projects large and small, including set work on "‘Stranger Things’.


Celia Gruss

Celia Gruss is an accomplished actress, appearing in theatrical productions and films in a broad range of roles. She is also a multi-talented recording artist whose voice has been featured in high-profile commercials, films and television series. She has represented high-profile brands such as L’Oréal, Garnier and Reebok.
 
Celia has recorded with major labels, including PolyGram Records, Warner Records and Peacefrog Records. Her dubbing experience includes The Kitchen, BKS and VOA Studios.

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Lali Cortez

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Currently Casting for “James”


Crew

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Rocco Shapiro

Assistant Director

Rocco Shapiro is a Southeastern Emmy Nominated filmmaker who has worked on productions like Baby Driver and The Walking Dead. He has been credited as producer, director and editor on many industry and student films. Rocco currently works at No Usual Productions as an editor and production assistant and will complete his BFA in Film & Television at SCAD in the spring of 2019.

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Alexis Occhipinti

Producer / Location Manager


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Justin Hewinson

Sound Design



Location

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Our production is lucky enough to have access to this beautiful beach home in Myrtle Beach, SC.