SHORT FILM - DRAMA / CRIME
Current Status:Completed & Submitted To Festival Circuit
Joey (James Podmore) and Archie (Jason L. Ricketts) are brothers-in-laws. Today they're cleaning up a horrific murder scene at the side of the road and Joey isn't particularly fond of his sister's choice in men.
Death Is the Keeper of Secrets is the first short narrative film written, produced and directed by Gene Dolders. It was shot on location in Formby, Merseyside, UK. The shoot lasted three days from August 18th - 20th (2020) and was made with a budget of £4,500.
The crew was made up of essential members only: Assistant Director, Script Supervisor, DoP, Gaffer, Sound Recordist, Make-up Artist, Special Make-up Effects Artists (3), Production Assistant and a Caterer.
The original score for the short was composed by Mark Warren & Alex Nicholl. The music was then performed & recorded by the band Bozo Zoo.
The title of the short was taken from a Sergio Martino movie called Torso. As the killer walks up the stairs, he repeatably whispers to him...
"Death is the keeper of secrets. Death is the keeper of secrets."
More info about the production is available at the official IMDB page.