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MENDING FENCES

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When the neighboring farmer disturbs an old fence post, a little girl must seal an ancient boundary before a family demon returns.

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MEET THE FILMMAKER

SHELLEY GUSTAVSON is a screenwriter, director and proud Iowan. From racially diverse retellings of Shakespeare, to her rural upbringing and tales inspired by the ancient Greeks, Shelley’s genre scripts have been honored by The Bitch List, the Austin Film Festival, and the Stowe Story and Athena Film Festival-WIST screenwriting labs. An experienced theater production manager and actress, Shelley is also a trained cultural anthropologist and archaeologist who worked for over a decade developing and designing exhibits at The Field Museum of Natural History. 

 

Her feature script Homesick, co-written with director Jim Vendiola, is currently in development with Newcity’s Chicago Film Project, the producer behind Jennifer Reeder's Knives and Skin (2019), which was recently acquired by IFC Midnight.

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CAST & CREW

WRITTEN & DIRECTED by

 

Shelley Gustavson


STORY by

 

Ingrid Gustavson
Shelley Gustavson

 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Shelley Gustavson

STARRING

 

Ingrid Gustavson

Shelley Gustavson
Emma Sinclair