Originally from Austin, Texas, Riley Stearns began his professional career in 2010 as writer on the short-lived live-action series Tower Prep on Cartoon Network. The next year, he wrote and directed the arthouse horror-film short Magnificat starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Stephen Tobolowsky, which was featured on several popular film sites, including Slashfilm, Director’s Notes, and Bloody Disgusting. In 2012, he wrote and directed the experimental short Casque, also starring Winstead. He is currently writing a feature-length screenplay.
Cast and Credits
Director: Riley Stearns
Screenwriter: Riley Stearns
Executive Producers: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Riley Stearns
Producer: Jamie Kay Wheeler
Cinematographer: Michael Ragen
Editor: Riley Stearns
Sound Designer: Jacob Riehle
Costume Designer: Stephanie Quick
Principal Cast: Davey Johnson, Savannah Lathem, Mandy Olsen, Alexis McGraw
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