The Perfect Candidate is a horror short about the uncertainty of applying for a job, and the information we have to forfeit in seeking opportunity. The cost of information we forfeit may be steeper then we realize. Finding good help is so hard these days.
Filmed in late June 2019 over 2 days in Billings, MT. This short utilized slightly over 30 collaborators in and around the community. Post production began mid July and Wrapped up February 2020.
To tell more stories in this universe. The Perfect Candidate has threads tying to its much larger universe and the follow-up project is already in development. We will work hard to keep on scaring you as long as we can.
Born and raised in Billings, Tiffany Melia has been performing in community theater productions for 27 years. She currently is the leader of two local improvisational troupes,
Johnny Earley is a hard working guy who believes in creating sustainable film projects that better all who work with them. Over 10 years experience in Flim & TV production.
Davison Schanno is a tank in the lighting and design space. Creatiing complex rigs and developing interesting dramatic setups. Davey is an impressive talent
David Gerke is a Tour De Force. Raised in Oregon he attended school at Carroll College and finished his masters in Honolulu. David brings decades of theatrical production to the team.
Joe Landry's bright and exuberant energy keeps every shoot moving. Joe is an integral part of the team and one of its' fiercest advocates.
Matthew Melia's knowledge of voice work and the creative process makes him an excellent resource for bouncing ideas off of in Post. He is also the current reigning king of craft services.
A native Montanan who lends his voice as "Doc Johnson", Brett has been a key supporter since this project began and helps with revisions and oversight. https://voice123.com/brettbender
Our makeup artist and partner. Aspens love of creative makeup design and great work ethic makes her a valuable member of the team.
A professional makeup artist who works in has extensive work in beauty, hair and makeup, and a deep skill set in film craft. Knowledgeable in builds applications and dramatic looks. Sarah can elevate any production. www.sarahlowtherbeauty.com
Aspen is a talented makeup artist and assisted in creating the burns and scorched effects in our first short "The Perfect Candidate.