Kirksdale

Shorts in Competition: Student

New York Premiere

USA | 22 MINUTES | English |

KIRKSDALE

Horror

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.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Ryan Spindell

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.

Director of Photography
Julie A. Hotz
Editor
Sam Littenberg-Weisberg
Production Designer
Arturo Yepez Z.
Producer
T. Justin Ross
Screenwriter
Ryan Spindell
Co-Writer
Bradford Hodgson
Principal Cast
Joshua Mikel, Jessica Mansfield, Greg Thompson, Lanny Thomas, Wayne DeBary, Greg Watterson
Original Score
Gregory Tripi