The Cypher

Shorts

World Premiere

SHORT | USA | 15 MINUTES

THE CYPHER

Drama, LGBTQIA, Music

With his reputation and a potential record deal on the line, Khalil (Nigel Cox) confronts his opponent Yung Reap (O’Shay Neal) and defends his secret during a freestyle competition. 



Playing in: Don't Look Back

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Letia Solomon

Letia Solomon is an African American filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She currently attends USC's MFA program for TV & Film Production with an emphasis in directing and producing. Letia enjoys directing edgy dramas and coming-of-age stories dealing with relationships, family, and women in sciences.

Director
Letia Solomon
Producer
Anne Brashier, C. Craig Patterson
Screenwriter
Wes Akwuobi
Cinematographer
Basil Schneeberger
Editor
Derek Bosko, Alesia Williams
Executive Producer
Ben Cory Jones
Associate Producer
Ramone Farrier, KC Osterberg, Mel Patterson, Zoë Salnave
Production Designer
Katherine Munis, Anthony Gaitros
Assistant Director
Nick Brooks
Composer
Matt Head, Brian Thomas Wilson
Sound Designer
James Grisom, Christopher Hernández
Music Supervisor
August K. Burton
Cast
Nigel Cox, Kerrice Brooks, Juan Gil, O'Shay Neal, Nelcie Souffrant, Alexander Robinson, Michael Devon
Rap Lyrics By
Nick Brooks

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Letia Solomon
University of Southern California
Gardena, CA 90249
Phone: 310 844 3561
letiasol@usc.edu
Print Source
Letia Solomon
University of Southern California
Gardena, CA 90249
Phone: 310 844 3561
letiasol@usc.edu
International Sales Contact
Sandrine Cassidy
University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: 213 740 4432
cassidy@cinema.usc.edu
US Sales Contact
Sandrine Cassidy
University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: 213 740 4432
cassidy@cinema.usc.edu