Brett (Deke Garner) is guarded by his small town upbringing and overbearing mother (Meggie Maddock). Though misunderstood by his father and bullied by his peers, he remains untarnished until he forges a friendship with his new neighbor, Charlie (Andrew Katers). This friendship introduces him to the power of his own fists in a way that will alter the course of his life.
This was the first short film written, directed and produced by Olivia J Carmel. She also self-financed the project, which was based on a feature-length script she wrote while attending DePauw University for undergraduate studies in Creative Writing.
Director of Photography: Eric Branco
Each year has marked the death of someone meaningful to Lily (Emma Moody). When the news comes that her childhood friend has taken his life, she must decide how she will cope with another loss... and whether she will make the journey home for the memorial service.
This was the second short film written, directed and produced by Olivia J Carmel. It was produced on a shoestring budget and filmed during a blizzard in a single weekend with an intimate crew. The script was adapted from a short story penned by its director following the death of a former classmate. It is made in his honor.
Director of Photography: Garret Hoover
When Jerry (RJ Wagner) finds himself on the run from a man he wouldn't recognize if he walked right up to him, he confides in the only person willing to share a drink with him. Will the predicament they find themselves in turn around for Jerry and his new friend?
This was a short film exercise based on the short story by Lee Child and adapted to the screen by writer and director, Olivia J Carmel.
Director of Photography: Van Wampler