The Sheriff's Children

Slade and McDonnell

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Sheriff and PollyWATCH - COMING SOON



Sheriff and PrisonerSCORE COMPLETED (3/16/17)

Composer Eric Watkins delivered the final music, a powerful score featuring violinist Nicolaj Nielsen and cellist Sofie Takkula.  It is now being mixed into the film's soundtrack. 

Next up is color correction, where the picture will be tweaked scene-by-scene.

Behind the scenesThe Sheriff's Children is a short film based on the acclaimed story by Charles W. Chesnutt, first published in 1889.  It dramatizes the conflict between duty and family, as a sheriff guarding a prisoner from a lynch mob faces a crisis of conscience.

Produced by award-winning Roselawn Productions Ltd., The Sheriff's Children was filmed in Illinois and Indiana in authentic period locations.  The production was shot and edited in 2016 and is currently in the final stages of post-production, with an anticipated Spring 2017 completion.  Please check back here soon for updates.