• HIGH VALUE is a narrative about average people living with climate change years in the future, and a time when basic human needs are paramount for survival. The setting is in western Kansas in the year 2056. Due to a nation-wide drought there is a great human migration moving away from uninhabitable regions. Written and Directed by Chuck Cranston

  • BREAKING POINTS reveals the struggle of a young woman caught in an abusive relationship. Should she leave or stay‚Ķ.

  • The rules of a game are not always clear. Sometimes there are games where the end result is neither understood nor wanted, while winning some games might require you to lose.

  • BLESSING THE FLEET is a documentary film about the depletion of salmon habitat in the upper Skagit River of Washington State. The film uncovers how salmon depletion in the river has a negative impact on the cultures of Native Americans who lived in that area for thousands of years.

  • An experimental film shot on iPhone.

  • DOGS OF EDEN is a short film trailer / promo shot on location in Kansas. The setting is pre-civil war 1856-1858 and is based in part on real events of the time. The story takes place at Shawnee Mission Indian School and Lawrence, KS.

This gallery is a collection of short film samples from original stories, cultural issues or original screenplays.  The work was produced within the last ten years using RED and DSLR cinema cameras.  All film in this gallery was produced in the Midwest, USA.