Screenplay Movie: Hometown Kill Box by Richard M. Kjeldgaard

Synopsis: A Marine Colonel, burnt out and suffering from PTSD after his platoon is ambushed outside Baghdad, retires early and is living in a small desert community in solitude for his remaining years. Soon this peaceful existence is interrupted when fugitive bank robbers and drug runners collide in the isolated desert town. With police outnumbered he must call on his military skills to save it from the marauding intruders.

Visual Design & Editing by Kimberly Villarruel

Produced by Matthew Toffolo

Voice Over:

Sean Ballantyne
Matt Barnes
Christopher Bautista
Allison Kampf
Erica Levine
Danielle Nicole
Luke Robinson


Director BIO: Ross Godwin (9 SECONDS)

Director – Ross Godwin


Ross Godwin is an award-winning filmmaker from Washington, DC, and an MFA graduate of American University.  A writer, director, and cinematographer, Ross has worked on a variety of different projects across genres and across the globe; from Alaksa, to Czech Republic, from Mexico to the Isle of Saba, and everywhere in between. 

His directoral debut, What You Sow, went on to win best student short at the Indie Gathering Film festival, while other projects, such as Forgotten River and Stow Away were official selections at the Environmental Film Festival and Escape Velocity respectively.  His most recent film, 9 Seconds, is nearing completion and is expected to premier in the summer of 2016.  Ross and Shayla teamed up most recently in 2015 on the award winning film, Life’s Checklist.  The two team up again for the much anticipated civil rights inspired film, Riverment.