James M. Johnston
WINNER: Audience Award for Best Short Film -- Dallas International Film Festival,
WINNER: Best Drama from the 5th edition of the Short of the Week Awards,
Opening Night Short at Maryland Film Festival,
World Premiere: 2015 SXSW Film Festival,
Short Of The Week: shortoftheweek.com/2015/01/12/melville/
Starring Rodney "F.Stokes" Lucas (fdotstokes.com), Big Cliff Watkins, Ammie Leonards, and Phyllis Cicero.
Produced by Red Sanders and Derek Brown (redproductions.com).
Original Music by Curtis Glenn Heath (curtisglennheath.tumblr.com), Vocals by Leon Bridges.
Edited by Sam Parnell.
Check out tons of behind-the-scenes photos here: thevisionbeautiful.com/2014/08/01/melville-behind-the-scenes/ (Thanks to Wesley Kirk!).
INDIEWIRE: Here Are Some of the Best New American Short Films indiewire.com/article/here-are-some-of-the-best-new-american-short-films-20150507.
VERITE MAGAZINE: Between withheld secrets and unseen moments, MELVILLE is riveting veritefilmmag.com/blog/ajivggnwz73q0h4i86jzrn7ua8uuoy.