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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

KIRKSDALE

Directed by Ryan Spindell
SHORT NARRATIVE 22 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE KIRKSDALE

A troubled teenager and a lecherous deputy fight for their sanity-and their lives-in Kirksdale Hospital, a decaying mental asylum in the Deep South of 1960s Florida.

Horror
About the Director(s)

Ryan Spindell (b. 1979, Portland, Maine) received his BS in graphic design with a minor in film studies from Florida State University in 2003. He worked as a professional graphic designer for a year before accepting a position as a photographer for ABC News in Tallahassee. In 2005, he was invited into the Florida State University graduate film conservatory, where he wrote and directed five short films, including his thesis film, Kirksdale.


Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2007
  • Length:
    22 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Director of Photography:
    Julie A. Hotz
  • Producer:
    T. Justin Ross
  • Production Designer:
    Arturo Yepez Z.
  • Editor:
    Sam Littenberg-Weisberg
  • Principal Cast:
    Joshua Mikel, Jessica Mansfield, Greg Thompson, Lanny Thomas, Wayne DeBary, Greg Watterson
  • Original Score:
    Gregory Tripi
  • Screenwriter:
    Ryan Spindell
  • Co-Writer:
    Bradford Hodgson

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