When high school basketball player Vaughn gets in trouble on picture day, he pins the blame on the star of the team, Zeke, out of jealousy and desperation. Vaughn’s decision to betray a friend sets off a chain reaction causing karma to swing back full circle.
Screenwriter, Director, Editor
Born and bred in Virginia suburbia, Richard got his start at the age of 13 creating bizarre comedic Internet videos leading to millions of views and thousands of subscribers. Not finding enough substance in YouTube videos, he attended UNC School of the Arts where he launched his soul-rocket of desire into the world of professional storytelling. Obtaining a BFA in filmmaking, his dream is to learn and master all aspects of the process and create comedic yet deeply thought-provoking stories for the world to see. Cottonmouth marks his first leap towards this dream, utilizing all the knowledge and experience gained from creating YouTube videos, watching filmmaker interviews, and illegally downloading movies online.
His grandfather a painter, his mother a photographer, and his stepfather an animator, Isaiah Wolfe grew up in a family of artists. Movies were the art form that spoke most strongly to Isaiah, and they were always a driving factor in his life. They influenced him in a number of different ways, including where he decided to get his college education. He attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, receiving a BFA in filmmaking. At UNCSA, Isaiah received top of the line training and mentoring from artists; Bob Gosse, Susan Ruskin, Lauren Vilchik, and the late Julie Kirkham. Cottonmouth is just the beginning of Isaiah’s career as a movie producer. Isaiah plans on continuing to help great stories come into fruition through producing independent films.
West Webb is an ASC student nominated cinematographer, raised in Memphis, TN. His most recent work has been broadcasted to film festivals across the country, just starting to reach recognition. He obtained a BFA in cinematography through the UNCSA School of filmmaking program in North Carolina, and continues to create content professionally in NC. West is a multi-talented filmmaker both onscreen and off-screen. The passion started with acting from the age of five, to the adobe suite editing systems in high school, and now sound design, directing, and cinematography have been added to his tool belt. West has been mentored by Michael Chapman A.S.C, Tom Ackerman A.S.C, David Elkins S.O.C, David Parrish S.O.C, and John LeBlanc.