Thriller | Short | 12 min 36 sec

Jenn lives in an underground bunker with her family, protected from the monsters that now ravage the world. This is the day that she goes outside…

About the Artists

Steve Desmond | Michael Sherman

Steve and Michael are a filmmaking team united by a shared love of high concept stories that can be told in economically feasible ways. Steve directs, Michael produces, and they write together.

Since graduating from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Steve and Michael have cemented their voice and style, and others are noticing. Their most recent feature screenplay, Orb, made the 2016 Black List, Hit List, and was voted #1 on the Blood ListTwisted Avenue earned a spot on the 2015 Hit List and has Steve attached to direct and Michael attached to produce. The project is being shopped alongside their short film, Monsters, which they made as a proof of concept. Monsters has gone on to screen at over sixty-five film festivals around the world, winning 23 awards including Best Short Film at the Comic-Con International Film Festival, along with being named a Vimeo Staff Pick.

Currently, Steve and Michael are adapting the Image Comics series Planetoid into a TV show for IM Global and adapting a Hugo Award-winning short story. Over the years, they’ve worked on film and television projects with Gran Via Productions, Davis Entertainment, Treehouse Pictures, Lost City, Haven, Imperative, and Imagine Entertainment, among others.



Steve Desmond


Steve Desmond | Michael Sherman


Michael Sherman | Aaron Billet | Ryan Lewis | Joe Russo

Principal Cast

Caitlin Carmichael | Ione SkyeChristopher Wiehl Joey Luthman

Friday, February 24, 2017

Soundstage Room 1116 (SIUC Mass Communications Building)


(Following The Itching & Panic Attack!)