Publisher's note: This film short, "Detective's Story," is the inaugural post for this new category that I pray will serve as a benefit to young filmmakers, needing a hand up. Beaufort County Now is a large, well integrated platform, with bold, and increasing traffic numbers. We should be of some help here.
We welcome all young filmmakers, actors, all manner of creative folk for their submissions. We're here to help.
I made this short film for Ken Wyatt's Advanced Post Production Techniques class in the winter of 2011 with the help of my friends in Washington, North Carolina.
I made this film with the inspiration of Miles Davis. I've always loved jazz (thanks, Dad) and, to me, jazz and film noir go hand in hand. I've always wanted to make a gritty detective drama.
A Filmmaker's Post Mortem
There are some
Lennox, played by Stanhope Deatherage
Also, the scene with the splash is very dark on account of my inability to set up a light on the Washington train trestle.
I would like to thank my actors, the
Friday, played by Brandia Deatherage
Verrill, played by Raven Wilken
Rosco, played by Ace Futrell
T.J., played by T.J.