- PROJECT TITLE: Come Out, Wherever You Are
- PROJECT TYPE: Short Film
- FILM SYNOPSIS: Vernon Parrish, a retired mayor of a large suburb just outside of Chicago, had moved to the small town of Livingston, Montana, for peace and solitude and to get out of the public eye. After six years, Verne’s past returned to haunt him, driving him into a self-imposed exile at his cabin in the woods, hoping to ride out the media storm. While he was away, a storm of a different form rolled in, drastically changing the world as he knew it, culminating in a tale of a man who is both a victim and a beneficiary of circumstance.
- DEADLINE TO SUBMIT HEADSHOTS: May 30, 2023
- NON-UNION or UNION
- PRODUCTION DATES: SEPTEMBER 28 – OCTOBER 1
- PRODUCTION LOCATION: LIVINGSTON, MT, AND PARADISE VALLEY
- TEAM: Caitlin Presberg, Director; Anh Vo, Director of Photography; Dan Burns, Writer and Producer
Verne Parish (55-70)
A retired seasoned politician, distinguished but laid back, now living a carefree life in Montana, until his past comes back to haunt him.
Bob Harrison (50-65)
Diner owner with his wife, Marge; they and their diner are longstanding fixtures of the town; easy-going, wants only that his patrons have an enjoyable meal at his diner.
Marge Harrison (50-65)
Diner owner, kind, caring, and protective, the motherly figure for everyone in town.
General store owner, carefree and quiet and keeps to himself, always wears overalls and a ball cap.
A strong, independent woman who returns to town after her boyfriend leaves her at their Yellowstone campsite. She confronts Verne for the climactic ending scene.