The Story Beyond The Still

Chapter Synopsis
A simple heist unleashes the true forces behind the mystery chest.

Production Synopsis
I had just gotten the camera (t2i) about ten days prior along with the Zoom H4N. I didn't have any lens for it except the one Canon 50mm lens I had from the previous camera. My buddy took the light kit I had been using for some time, so it was just me and the camera taking the whole thing by storm.

Production Stills:

Final Frame:

Written & Directed by Anthony Abraira (

Story by Anthony Abraira
Produced by Anthony Abraira & Lourdes (Luly) Gonzalez
Cinematography by Ruslan Tumash (
Sound Engineer by Robert Allison (

"She-Devil" - Lourdes Gonzalez (
Lead Hoodlum - Anthony Abraira
Supporting Hoodlum - Ruslan Tumash
Cabbie's Daughter - Maia Morrell

Edit, Color & Sound Design by Anthony Abraira
Original Music by Daniel Volmary

Shot on Canon t2i (550D)
50mm 1.8 Canon lens

Extra Special Thanks:
My parents, especially my father.
Reggie Tidwell of CurveTheory
Andi Morrell and her beautiful and talented daughter

If requested, I'll post up a version with director's notes and commentaries. Otherwise good luck folks!

Home page for contest:
Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Chapter 3:


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