Horror short film by Kevin Sluder

Based on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart."  An overlooked associate struggles to complete a corporate presentation as a horrific secret gnaws at her conscience.

Writer/Director:  Kevin Sluder
Starring: Stacy Synder

Producers:  Rachel Ferrell, Jose Luis Gonzalez 

Executive Producers: Kevin and Jennifer Sluder

Composer: Steve Moore

Cinematographer:  Mike Testin

Editor: Matt Mercer

Production Designer:  Rachel Ferrell

Cast: Stacy Snyder (Shelby Lattimore), Joanna Sotomura (Clare McKaskill), Matt Mercer (Deano Ross), Blaine Vedros (Brandt Childress), Ron Morehouse (Tripp Flynn), Melody Melendez (Admin)


Constellation Films in association with Sunshine Boy Productions


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Stacy Snyder (Shelby Lattimore)

Stacy graduated with a BFA in Theater Performance from Chapman University Magna Cum Laude with Theater Honors. Currently, Stacy trains with Berg studios and is in the Advanced Studies program for improv at Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB). Stacy is an actor of bold imagination and quirky innocence.

Stacy has graced the screen and stage across the U.S. and is currently writing and co-starring in the comedy webseries Girls Sport Center For Men.

She starred in the Musical feature Triple Threat, horror flick Abandoned Dead, and as the uptight bridesmaid in The Big Day .

Theatrically, Stacy put her acting and dancing chops to the test playing Luciana in the hilarious and well-received run of Comedy of Errors. She learned Silks (aerial acrobatics) for her role in the musical Little Mermaid, and participated in the Hollywood Fringe Festival originating the role of Kelly in Ghost Light, which was remounted to a sold out run. Recently, Stacy originated the role of Carly in Speak Now, which is now in production as a feature film.

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Joanna Sotomura (Clare McKaskill)

Joanna Sotomura was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is known for her work on Hawaii Five-0 (2010), The Good Place (2016) and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (2016).




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Matt Mercer (Deano Ross)

As an actor, Matt has appeared in over 40 films, including Beyond the Gates, The Mind’s Eye, The ToyboxAll the Creatures Were StirringDownward Twin, and Madison County.  A few years ago, Matt began stepping behind the camera.  He produced and starred in the hit horror feature Contracted (IFC Midnight).  The film garnered a sequel, Contracted: Phase II (in which Matt returned in the lead role).  Matt has also directed and edited several shorts including the award-winning Feeding Time, and the features You or A Loved One and Dementia Part II.  More of his work can be found at www.rubricpictures.com.

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Blaine Vedros (Brandt Childress)

Blaine Vedros is an actor and writer, known for Viral Bound (2015), Mainline (2017) and Space Hospital (2007).


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Ron Morehouse (Tripp Flynn)

Born in New Jersey, Ron is a classical Stage actor who has appeared Off-Broadway and in many of the countries leading regional theatres. He is a company member of Theatre of Note in Los Angeles where he has been seen in many award winning productions. He holds a BFA from the University of Southern California where he is the recipient of the Aileen Stanley Memorial award.


Production Stills

Behind the Scenes