Set in the 1850s Texas borderlands, the film tells the story of an orphaned boy, the Priest who looks after him, and the menacing stranger from the Priest's past who comes to town looking to settle an old score.

Fiercely Independent Films and Proof, Inc.
In Association with Pitch Productions


"A Verse Before Dying"

Emilio Gonzales
Robert Lambert
Ben Wolfe
Tori Jimenez
Darwin Miller

Executive Producers: Barry Green and Stephen Mick
Writer/Director: Stephen Mick
Director of Photography: Timur Civan
Assistant Director: Luis Caffesse
Producer: Cliff Wildman
Gaffer: Marcel Rodriguez
Kicker of Ass: Matt Gottshalk
Key Grip/Best Beard: Brandon Boggs
Grip/Cross-Dresser/Stunt Coordinator: Louis Moncivias
Steadicam: Mikko Wilson
Production Sound/Bad Jokes: Matt Gettemeier
Script Supervisor: Drew Ott
P.A./Art Department Asst.: Cherdon Bedford
1st A.C.: Taylor Rudd
Wardrobe Stylist: Stephanie Fraide
Make-Up Effects: Chris Payne
Music/BTS Video: Justin Netti
Helicopter Pilot: Steve Bush
Helicopter Cam-Op: Jonny Carroll

Notes: "A Verse Before Dying" is the first narrative short film shot on the new Panasonic AF-100 Digital Cinema Camera. The film was shot on location in Dripping Springs, Texas. For additional information, behind-the-scenes photos and more, go to

Special Thanks To…
Panasonic USA
GEAR Rental, Inc.
Kessler Crane
RedRock Micro

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