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Project of the Day: ‘Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon’ is about a Failed Heist

Project of the Day: 'Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon' is about a Failed Heist

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Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon

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A group of thieves reunite 5 years after a failed heist to determine what went wrong and who is to blame as they attempt to recover the $

Elevator Pitch:

A group of thieves reunite five years after a failed heist to determine what went wrong and who is to blame as they attempt to recover the missing loot. Starring: Max Casella (The Sopranos, Blue Jasmine, Inside Llewyn Davis, Killing Them Softly, Spike Lee’s OldBoy) and 4x Tony-nominated actor Danny Burstein (Boardwalk Empire). This is the debut feature from writer/director Scott Kawczynski.

Production Team:
Scott Kawczynski is Brooklyn-based Director, Screenwriter, Production Designer and Art Director. Accolades include winning an Emmy Award as Production Designer for “MTV Unplugged” and and Oscar nomination as Production Designer for the Documentary Short “Two Hands” (2007). His first short film “15 Below Zero” premiered at the Fear No Film Festival in Salt Lake City. This is his directorial debut. 

Rick Siegel is an award winning Director of Photography and Lighting Designer for narrative films and television. He was DP on the feature film “Bomber” which starred Shane Taylor, Ben Whitrow & Eileen Nicholas and won Best Feature at several major film festivals. He also lensed the short film “The Shovel”, starring David Strathairn, which won Best Short award at the Tribeca Film Festival.

About the Production:

As writer and director, I am extremely proud of the film. With a small and tight knit group of talented cast and crew, we shot the entire film in 13 days of intense collaboration, the essence of micro-budget, independent filmmaking. 

Staring Max Casella (Inside Llewyn Davis, Blue Jasmine, Fading Gigolo, Killing Them Softly, The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire), Danny Burstein (4x Tony Nominated Actor, Boardwalk Empire, Transamerica) and a strong group of up and coming young actors, it was an incredible experience for all involved.

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