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Studio Five Pictures
Maira Shakhanova, prod.

Production Description

A well-respected doctor unknowingly triggers a tragic series of events when he turns away a mysterious stranger looking for help.

“Silas” is the latest project from Studio Five Pictures. It is a groundbreaking story about guilt and violence from an award-winning group of filmmakers.

Studio Five Pictures is Yunus Shahul (director) and Maira Shakhanova (producer), an internationally acclaimed team. Their projects are known for exploring underrepresented narratives in all genres. They have worked on four previous films together, including Future Assassin (2013), which was selected at the LA Movie Awards, New Filmmakers New York, Artisan Festival International Cannes, Action on Film Festival, and the IFF for Peace, Understanding, and Equality. It won six awards, including Best Director, Best International Short Film, and Best Actor.

Bruce Rose is a multi-time optioned screenwriter whose short, The Briefcase, was produced in 2014. His screenplay for “Silas” was a finalist in the Palm Street Films Script Contest.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses Aug. 20-22; shoots Sept. 1-14 in NJ & NY.


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