Away From It All
Short Film

Cast - Stephanie Barkley & Willow Hale
Writer & Director - Mason Thorne
Production Company - American Black Market
Producer - Brent Madison
Director of Photography - Brian Henderson Production Designer - Michael Dorsey Location Sound Mixer - Ian Wellman
Makeup Artist - Kristin Andersson
Editor - Benton Africano
Colorist - Briana Brackett
Flame Artist - Pete Mayor
Finishing House - Carbon VFX
Re-Recording Mixer - Erich Rettermayer Post Audio House - Mayer Sound, Inc
Score - Ian Wellman
Original Music - Stephen
Font Design - Liana Jegers


Held hostage by her insurance company’s automated call tree, Shannon heads to the beach in a futile attempt to get away from it all.


“With its varying warmth and unpredictable style of humour, it works as a respite from a stressful real life, not different from what its protagonist is seeking.”

Indie Shorts Mag / Read Full Article


“Original and creative, Away From It All is a worthy short film that tells an interesting and thoughtful story with comedic bite.”

UK Film Review / Read Full Article