Key cast: Shawn Parsons, Brian Groh
Johnny is a down on his luck Hustler with a bad habit of using a crowbar to solve his problems. After conning his way into a risky partnership with a Long Haired, Loud Mouth criminal, Johnny and the Loud Mouth sign up for a mysterious job for legendary Mob Boss- the Long Island Wolf. The unusual encounter with The Wolf convinces Johnny to change his ways to something more passive but he just can’t seem to escape his violent nature.
After graduating from the Art History and Visual Arts program at Occidental College, Julien began a 3 year apprenticeship with cinematographer Shane Hurlbutm ASC. Since then Julien has made a successful living as a freelance commercial Director & Cinematographer. Clients include JBL, Samsung, VICE, AKG, Volvo, Ford among others. His short documentary films The Thingmaker (2013) Brendan O’Connell Is Blocking The Bread Aisle (2013) and From Under The Rust (2014) have been exhibited in film festivals across the country such as Camden International, Heartland, and Mill Valley among others. Julien received two Vimeo Staff Picks for these shorts. In the fall of 2014, out of over 5,000 submissions, Julien made it to the top 10 finalists in Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s HBO Project Greenlight director competition.